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When hosts find no solace in ‘fortress’

DNMUM414190 | 5/16/2018 | Author : G Krishnan | WC :391



Mumbai: Mumbai Indians are proud of their record at their fortress they call the Wankhede. Out of the 59 matches they have played in IPL, MI have won 36 and lost 23, giving them a success percentage of 61.
But, their 2018 record here is not something they will be proud of, and their dismal home record has put them in a precarious position. They need to win their last two matches – at the Wankhede on Wednesday against KXIP and in Delhi against DD on May 20 – and hope for other results going their way. They also have to maintain a net run rate that is a healthy +0.405 to have hopes of making the play-offs. With 10 points from 12 matches, they are sixth on the table below KXIP.
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