WATCH: Rohit Sharma in shock after controversial dismissal against Kolkata Knight Riders

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Rohit Sharma (Photo Source: Twitter)

Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma hasn’t been up to his imperious best in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League. The 34-year-old stalwart has been struggling with his form.

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The opposition bowlers have literally found a perfect game plan to dismiss him early on in the game. Apart from him, even Virat Kohli is on the same page as that of Rohit Sharma. Meanwhile, Rohit Sharma-led MI locked horns with Shreyas Iyer-led KKR in tonight’s encounter.

MI captain Rohit Sharma won the toss and opted to bowl first at Dr DY Patil Sports Academy, Mumbai. KKR posted 165/9 in their quota of 20 overs. Nitish Rana and Venkatesh Iyer scored 43 apiece. On the other hand, Jasprit Bumrah was the pick of the bowlers for MI as he took a five-wicket haul.

Mumbai Indians’ captain Rohit Sharma in shock after controversial dismissal

Meanwhile, the five-time IPL champions got off to a terrible start in the run-chase against KKR. Mumbai Indians lost their skipper for just 2 runs in the opening over. Rohit Sharma who has the best batting average against KKR failed to bring the best out of himself this time.

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It all happened when Tim Southee pitched in with a short of length delivery to Rohit Sharma. The ball flew off Rohit’s thigh pad before it went to Sheldon Jackson’s gloves. Meanwhile, KKR took a review as Sheldon was pretty much confident of the fact that it was nicked behind.

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Nevertheless, the TV replay showed there were countless spikes already before the ball came towards Rohit’s willow. Nonetheless, considering a huge spike when the white leather passed MI captain’s bat, the third umpire overturned the on-field call. Rohit made his way back to the dressing room after a cheap score.

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