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WPL 2023: Break in momentum will likely be important problem for Mumbai Indians in playoffs, says Venkatesh Prasad

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India Today Sports Desk

Women’s Premier League 2023: Mumbai Indians’ greatest problem would be the break in momentum going into the playoffs of the match, feels Venkatesh Prasad.

Mumbai,UPDATED: Mar 17, 2023 19:17 IST

Mumbai will likely be underneath the pump within the playoffs, says Venkatesh Prasad. (BCCI/PTI Photo)

By India Today Sports Desk: Mumbai Indians have been head and shoulders above the remainder of the competitors within the inaugural version of the Women’s Premier League. With simply three matches left to play within the group stage, MI are nonetheless undefeated within the match. Harmanpreet Kaur’s aspect has fired in all cylinders and have secured 5 wins in 5 video games.

Mumbai had been the primary crew to qualify via to the playoffs and are the early favourites to elevate the trophy. However, former India cricketer Venkatesh Prasad is of the opinion that the break in momentum is the largest problem for Mumbai Indians. Speaking in an interplay organised by Sports18 and JioCinema, Prasad stated that issues may go incorrect within the hole that they’ve between their playoff recreation and the ultimate group stage recreation of the match.

“They have a 4-5 days gap before they play the final. Who knows, that’s where things might go wrong. There’s a break in momentum. I don’t how they are going to keep themselves going. When you are playing and doing well as a team, you will always be itching to play the second game,” Prasad was quoted as saying by Sportskeeda.

Prasad was of the opinion that Mumbai’s character will be tested in their first playoff game, because the will take time to warm-up again after a break, while the team that face Mumbai will have momentum with them.

“When suddenly after the last league game on 21st, they don’t have any matches till 26th, that’s almost 4-5 days, that’s where their character will be tested. How they make sure they stay together as a team and what are the kind of discussions they will be having. And how they make sure they get a break from a rigorous tournament and yet be ready for the final,” Prasad concluded.

Edited By:

Kingshuk Kusari

Published On:

Mar 17, 2023