Mumbai Indians factionalism exposed, who sided with Rohit-Hardik?

Mumbai Indians' Disappointing Season
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Mumbai Indians’ Disappointing Season

The season of IPL 2024 turned out to be a shocker for Mumbai Indians. Fans did not expect such a performance from Mumbai. The change in captaincy of MI, internal differences in the team was discussed more than cricket. MI have one more match left. But there is absolutely no chance of them entering the playoffs. Mumbai’s next match is against Lucknow Super Giants.

Mumbai Indians will only have to avoid the embarrassment of being at the bottom of the points table. Mumbai Indians are facing at Wankhede Stadium on Friday. Mumbai will have to beat LSG and Punjab will only want not to win their last game. MI will have a bigger challenge ahead of the next season than the results of these two matches.

Rohit Sharma vs. Hardik Pandya: Internal Turmoil

The rift between former captain Rohit Sharma and new captain Hardik Pandya has grown to such an extent that two factions have fallen in the dressing room of Mumbai Indians. The MI franchise has faced the wrath of the fans for removing Rohit and making Hardik the captain of the team. Under Rohit’s leadership, MI have won five IPL titles. According to a new report, the Mumbai Indians squad has been split into two groups with Rohit Sharma and Hardik Pandya.

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Mumbai Indians Split in the Squad:

The Indian players in the Mumbai Indians team are of the opinion that Rohit Sharma should be made the captain again, while the foreign players are in favor of Hardik. Dainik Jagran reported this. Former South African cricketer AB de Villiers questioned Hardik’s leadership qualities. “Hardik Pandya’s leadership style will continue among the younger and less experienced players. But players like Rohit Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav and Jasprit Bumrah might not be satisfied,” said de Villiers.

Foreign players in MI have no complaints about Hardik. Team David appreciated Hardik’s leadership. Hardik binds us together. Australia’s Tim David said that it gives freedom to play on the field.

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