Mumbai Indians lost their third game in the second leg of the IPL 2021 in UAE. Rohit Sharma's men first lost to Chennai Super Kings, Kolkata Knight Riders and now Royal Challengers Bangalore. They lost to Virat Kohli and men by a thumping 54 runs as Harshal Patel was the one who ripped apart the batting lineup of the Mumbai Indians. After being displaced from the top 4 by KKR, they now pushed on number 7 of the IPL 2021 points table. RCB vs MI, IPL 2021 Stat Highlights: Harshal Patel Ushers RCB Close to Playoffs, Rattles Mumbai Indians With a Hat-Trick. 

For now, MI has 8 points in their kitty after 9 games. As of this moment, Rajasthan Royals, Mumbai Indians,, Punjab Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders have the same number of points. KKR stands on number 4 owing to the positive net run rate. So for now, Mumbai Indians will have to fight with RR, PBKS and  MI for registering a place in the knockouts.

Here's the points table for your reference:

IPL 2021 points table (File Photo)


Here's How Mumbai Indians Can Qualify for Play-offs: 

So Mumbai Now has five matches to go in the IPL 2021. The team will lock horns against Royal Challengers Bangalore, Delhi Capitals, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Rajasthan Royals and Punjab Kings. With four games to go for the IPL 2021, the team will have to win all four matches. to make way into the knockouts. Mumbai Indians will play their next game against KL Rahul's PBKS and the game will be no less than a tug of war as both teams will be looking out for a win,

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