Whenever Rohit has scored more than 30 runs, MI have won 80% of their matches.
The result:Mumbai Indians 6-168 (Lewis 60, Archer 2-16) lost to Rajasthan Royals 3-171 (Buttler 94no, Hardik 2-52) by seven wickets with 12 balls remaining. Suryakumar Yadav, who is in excellent form and he has given a good start to Mumbai.
MI and RR have batsmen at the top who are capable of landing the early blows.
The problem for Mumbai has been that their middle order has been inconsistent, but the blazing half century from rookie Ishan Kishan would have given relief to coach Mahela Jayawardene.
Moreover, the game on Sunday evening at the Wankhede Stadium is also crucial because the winning side will keep the losing team away from the race to the play-offs. If Yadav, Rohit, Lewis, Ishan Kishan and JP Duminy are in the form, Mumbai will be hard to stop.
The stand was broken after Rahane failed to clear Suryakumar at mid-off boundary off a ball from Hardik Pandya in the first delivery of the 14th over, with Rajasthan's score at 104.
Ishan Kishan (wk), Hardik Pandya, Ben Cutting, Krunal Pandya, Jean-Paul Duminy, Mitchell McClenaghan, Mayank Markande, Jasprit Bumrah. They need to continue the good work against a strong batting unit of Mumbai. In bowling, leg-spinner Mayank Markande's form is necessary to stop Jos Buttler and Company to curb it is essential.
MI had suffered five losses in their first six games in 2015 and then from there went on to clinch the title. In the run chase, it was Jos Buttler, who ended up being the chief anchor and the architect for the Rajasthan Royals.
But skipper Ajinkya Rahane will expect his team to get their act together and aim for consistency as several must-win games have been lined up for them. Meanwhile, following RR's victory Chennai Super kings have qualified for the playoffs and now two spots are up for grabs. Buttler (415 runs), Sanju Samson (353 runs) have been the top two batsmen for them and expectations will be high on them. That solves a lot of problems for Mumbai Indians.
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As she was putting her carry-on luggage away, Obiama noticed the man head to the cockpit, where he spoke with the pilot. However, the airline says it has not been served with the suit and declined to comment further on pending litigation.
However, the Taliban is now taking part in its annual spring offensive and has launched a number of attacks in recent weeks. Other terrorist groups, such as Daesh* have also expanded their activities in the country and neighboring states.
The deal focused on limiting and monitoring Iran's production of nuclear fuel, a key ingredient for producing such weapons. Merkel, as with French and British leaders, have made clear they aim to save the deal without U.S. involvement.
After a day's delay , Bangladesh's first satellite was today successfully launched atop the first SpaceX Falcon 9 Block 5 rocket. SpaceX aims to fly each Block 5 booster ten times with only inspections in between, and up to 100 times with refurbishment.
Analysts estimate that the re-imposition of sanctions could reduce Iran's exports by between 200,000 and 600,000 barrels per day. Aircraft manufacturers stand to be big losers, with the pain shared between Chicago-based Boeing and Europe's Airbus.
Shields is eligible to play for England through his parents despite not yet playing any professional rugby in that country. The New Zealand-born backrow, who now plays for Super Rugby side, Hurricanes, is scheduled for join Wasps next season.
Dame Tessa, a former social worker, first stood for Parliament in a 1978 by-election in Ilford North on the Essex-London border. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said he was devastated to hear of Dame Tessa's death, describing her achievements as huge.
He said, thunderstorms are occurring due to the circulation of a western disturbance in North West India and strong easterlies. Uttar Pradesh was the worst affected, accounting for 80 deaths, a lot of them in Agra district in western part.
The net loss of Iranian supply will not be half of the total , therefore, but more like the range of 300,000-500,000 bpd. Gold prices slid as safe-haven buying failed to kick in after the US withdrawal from the Iran nuclear accord.
Liverpool , meanwhile, have still not secured a place in the Champions League next season - despite reaching this year's final. Swansea paid tribute to long-serving custodians Angel Rangel and Leon Britton before kickoff.
F-33 Stealth fighter jets fired warning flares after Russian Su-25 jets entered an agreed deconfliction area in Syrian airspace. F-22 fighters, stationed in Alaska, visibly inhibited and recognized the Russian bombers until they left the recognition zone.
Sharif also said that Pakistan's version of its commitment to fight terror was not being accepted by other countries. The ousted PM was questioned why Pakistan has not yet completed the trial in the 26/11 case.
Police said they have no information that would raise concerns about wider public safety, suggesting a shooter is not at large. However the 61-year-old was looking for "vineyard and farm work" in the region as recently as Wednesday.
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Vettel led for 41 laps in Baku before the rogue Red Bull boys brought out the safety auto that changed everything. Vettel, who won three straight poles, will start third, followed by Ferrari teammate Kimi Raikkonen.
Paparazzi took pictures of supermodel Bella Hadid and her ex, singer The Weeknd kissing away into the night. At the time, they said that they were going to remain friends and that they still loved each other.
Some had reservations about his signing given a previous underwhelming spell in England with Chelsea , Liverpool's owner John W. Andrew Robertson fired home the fourth in the 85th minute as Liverpool rounded off a dominant display.
Instead, Fox has hired American Pie and Road Trip actor Seann William Scott in his first series-regular TV role to join the show. Crawford wrote on Instagram hours after Fox and Warners confirmed he would not be returning for the newly announced third season.
Last month, the Trump administration blocked American firms from selling parts or providing services to ZTE until 2025. ZTE's troubles with the US government are also playing out amid broader fears of an ascendant Chinese tech industry.
Outside the top five, and landing in the top ten for the 13th consecutive week, is Disney and Marvel's Black Panther . The film narrowly managed to beat out Breaking In , which performed just below expectations with $16.5 million.
Klopp and his players will head off to the sunshine next week for some warm-weather training and team bonding ahead of the final. The Blues completed a £40million deal for Bakayoko last July after being impressed by the Frenchman's form at Monaco.
With one out, Mookie Betts doubled and scored when the following batter, Andrew Benintendi, hit a ground-rule double. The left-hander went four innings, allowing three runs on four hits, but walked four and stuck out six.
Syrian media earlier said the hostilities began with Israeli fire at Syrian positions in southern Syria from across the border. Gadi Eisenkot, visited the Golan Heights to meet with military and civilian leaders on the IDF's assessment of the situation.