Mumbai Indians (MI) needed to end their marketing campaign within the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 after failing to qualify for the playoffs. The Rohit Sharma-led facet performed their final league match towards Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in Abu Dhabi on Friday (October 8).
Though the defending champions won the contest by 42 runs, however because of the decrease web run fee as in comparison with Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), MI completed IPL 2021 at fifth place.
In an try and encourage the dissatisfied gamers, MI proprietor Akash Ambani got here up with a heartwarming speech and mentioned the Mumbai-based franchise is sort of a household for him, and he isn’t too depressed relating to their efficiency within the fourteenth season.
Akash talked about that MI has been a really profitable franchise through the years and said how a lot effort it takes to be constant within the cash-rich league.
“We will certainly keep in mind this cycle as essentially the most profitable cycle of MI within the historical past of Vivo IPL. Successful two back-to-back trophies in 4 years isn’t any imply feat. We all know what it takes to be constant over the subsequent 30-35 matches. And even this season, I’m not gonna look again at it with an excessive amount of remorse as a result of we’ve got been a really, very profitable franchise,” mentioned Akash in a video shared by the official Twitter deal with of MI.
Akash additional termed all gamers as a part of the household and mentioned no matter occurs in future, the household bonding will likely be there with all the celebs.
“Thanks loads for every little thing that you simply all have contributed to MI. It’s been an honour to have you ever all as a gaggle of gamers and the help group too. It actually does really feel like a household. It doesn’t matter what the long run holds for every one in all you, the household side of remaining with MI will at all times stay,” added Akash.
Right here is the video:
“This group does really feel like a household.” 💙
— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) October 9, 2021