IPL-14: Mumbai Indians could not wash off nine years of stigma! Again lost the first match

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Five-time champions Mumbai Indians once again started with a loss in the IPL. Mumbai Indians, captained by Rohit Sharma, suffered a two-wicket defeat against Royal Challengers Bangalore in the first match of the 14th edition of the IPL.



After losing the toss, Mumbai Indians scored 159 for nine wickets in the first twenty overs of play. In reply, Royal Challengers Bangalore achieved the target of eight wickets with the help of AB de Villiers (48) and Virat Kohli (33).


Thus Mumbai Indians have not been able to wash away the stigma of successive defeats in the first match of IPL. It has lost in the first match of IPL since 2013. However, during this time, this team led by Rohit Sharma has also been successful in winning the title five times.