While the Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Uddhav Thackeray went live to address the people of his state about the lockdown-like imposition taking place from 14th April onwards, Mumbai Indians fans' wanted none of it as their beloved team was up against KKR in match 5 of the IPL. One particular Mumbai Indians fan during the live session commented, “Sir continue to address the people of the State during the mid-innings break as Mumbai Indians are currently batting.”
The incident depicted the true spirits of the fans while the IPL festivity is going on. Regardless of what the situation is, the MI fan wanted to watch his team battle it out against KKR with utmost peace.
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Maharashtra reported 60,212 fresh COVID-19 cases on Tuesday. CM Uddhav Thackeray also stated that public transport would be available only for those involved in essential services during the 15-day 'Janta Curfew' starting April 15. Section 144 will be imposed across Maharashtra from tomorrow which means no one will be allowed to venture out without valid reason.
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Mumbai Indians upstaged KKR in last over thriller
In Match 5 of the 2021 IPL, Mumbai Indians imposed a below-par total of 152 on the board, which the KKR openers seemed to be chasing down with ease until they lost their opener Shubman Gill. Although Nitish Rana kept going from one end, he saw no support from the others. Rahul Chahar got some crucial breakthroughs at regular intervals to put Mumbai Indians on driving seat. He registered 4 wickets to his name including the big fish, Nitish Rana on 57.
Russell and Karthik failed to find gaps as Mumbai Indians bowlers bowled in right areas to maintain pressure on both ends. In the end, Mumbai Indians registered an emphatic 10-run win.