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Twitter grows emotional as MI are sent off packing

Rohit Sharma

Twitter was flooded with emotions as MI were ruled out of the IPL 2018 after loss against DD.

Today’s match between MI and DD looked like an absolute carbon copy of that between RCB and RR. Both MI and DD had a pretty similar trajectory in the league and unfortunately, they met similar ends.

Both Mumabi and Bangalore started off on a pathetic note, with wins eluding them on a regular basis. However, living up to the tag of late bloomers, both teams were successful in turning around their fortunes as the business end of the league approached.

With 6 wins in 13 matches and a pretty good net run rate, both teams needed a win to qualify to the playoffs but alas! all went as per script but the climax.

What RCB met yesterday was reserved for MI today. Chasing a par total, the Mumbai batting crumbled under scoreboard pressure as no other batsman apart from Evin Lewis (48) and Ben Cutting (37) could leave a mark.

Even Captain Rohit Sharma (13) failed to get going as Mumbai met an 11-run defeat. Twitter became emotional as MI were sent off packing by DD. Here is a collection:

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