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How to qualify mi in ipl 2021?

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Answer # 1 #

In order to qualify for the playoffs, Mumbai Indians needs to first win today's game and that too with a huge margin. Check IPL 2021 playoffs schedule and match timings here.

Merle Dhaliwal
Answer # 2 #

Mumbai Indians' poor form in IPL 2021 has left the fans disappointed. Their chances to qualify for the playoffs are also bleak as they lost their previous league game against Rishabh Pant-led Delhi Capitals on October 2 at the Sharjah International Cricket Stadium.

Currently, Mumbai Indians have 10 points from 12 games and are ranked at the seventh position at the points table. Their chances to qualify for the playoffs are bleak, but not over yet.

So how can Rohit Sharma's Mumbai Indians qualify for the playoffs of the IPL 2021?

From here, Mumbai Indians need to win their last two leagues games. They would face Sanju Samson's Rajasthan Royals on October 5 in Sharjah while they will lock horns with Kane Williamson-led Sunrisers Hyderabad at Abu Dhabi on October 8.

It must be mentioned that a loss in any of the remaining games will end the chances of Mumbai Indians qualifying for the IPL 2021 playoffs.

However, winning their last league games would not be enough for the Mumbai Indians as their net run rate (NRR) is the second-lowest in this season of the IPL. From here, Mumbai Indians would hope that Rajasthan Royals beat Eoin Morgan's Kolkata Knight Riders while KL Rahul-led Punjab Kings lose at least one of their remaining games.

Zimo Scheving
Answer # 3 #

Five-time champion Mumbai will meet the out of sorts Sunrisers in Abu Dhabi on Friday.

It is a must-win match for Mumbai to make yet another miraculous entry into the final. Rohit Sharma will hope his unit strikes form against an unpredictable Sunrisers, who snatched a four-run victory from Royal Challengers Bangalore on Wednesday.

In 2015, the last league game between these two teams was a virtual quarterfinal, with the winner set to enter the Playoffs. And Sunrisers wilted under the pressure as MI entered the Playoffs in style.


In 2020, in an inconsequential clash, David Warner and Wriddhiman Saha stitched together an unbroken 151-run opening partnership to help Sunrisers end a largely forgettable campaign on a winning note.

This time around, Sunrisers have nothing to gain except for a few individuals who may have a point to prove for retention. For Mumbai, the outcome of its topsy-turvy campaign this year will possibly rely on this clash.

Mumbai's wobbly middle-order will have to fire, considering the enormous task in front of it after Kolkata Knight Riders beat Rajasthan Royals by 86 runs on Thursday. Mumbai, if it bats first, will need to win by 171 runs to qualify for the playoffs. If it bats second, then the task is nigh impossible.

Jonjo Solinas
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