MI vs DC: Rohit Sharma Just 45 Runs Away From Passing Virat Kohli For The Most Runs Against Delhi Capitals

Updated - 27 Mar 2022, 01:26 PM

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MI captain Rohit Sharma and RCB captain Virat Kohli (Image Credit: Twitter)

MI skipper Rohit Sharma is on the verge of breaking a few personal records. Rohit is 45 runs away from passing Virat Kohli as the all-time leading run-scorer versus DC.

Virat Kohli, the former captain of Royal Challengers Bangalore, has 913 runs versus DC, while Rohit Sharma has 869.

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Mahela Jayawardene Head coach of Mumbai Indians and Rohit Sharma captain of Mumbai Indians attend a video press conference at the BKC trident hotel in Mumbai on 22nd March 2022
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The Mumbai Indians are the most successful team in the Indian Premier League (IPL), but they will be trying to rebound from a dismal season when they take on the Delhi Capitals at Brabourne Stadium on Saturday. Last season, MI was unable to make the playoffs due to a lower net run rate.

They’ll be facing a DC team that has been on the rise for the past two seasons. The last three meetings between DC and MI have resulted in a DC victory.

On the other hand, MI will have to reckon with history on Saturday. They’ve only won the first match of an IPL season four times, with the most recent victory coming in 2012. Meanwhile, in their first match of the season, DC has won seven times.

MI skipper Rohit Sharma: “We don’t leave any stone untouched.”

The Mumbai Indians’ (MI) skipper, Rohit Sharma, has claimed that his side will prepare for the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 by leaving no stone untouched.

They have won the title a record five times under Rohit Sharma’s captaincy, making them the most successful franchise in the cash-rich league’s history. Before the start of this season, Mumbai had to let go of major players like Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Quinton de Kock, and Trent Boult.

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Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah. (Photo Credit: IPL)

During the mega-auction, the club management was able to secure the services of some intriguing players, resulting in a well-balanced group for the IPL 2022 season.

The Mumbai Indians will play the Delhi Capitals in the first match of the IPL 2022 season on March 27 at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai.

The 2022 edition of the Indian Premier League kicked off on Saturday with Shreyas Iyer’s Kolkata Knight Riders defeating defending champions Chennai Super Kings by six wickets at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

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