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Mumbai Indians team never lost an IPL match on May 12, the reason is very special, the connection with Pollard

Mumbai Indians team never lost an IPL match on May 12, the reason is very special, the connection with Pollard

The 57th match of the Indian Premier League 2023 will be played today between Mumbai Indians and Gujarat Titans. This match between the two teams will take place at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Gujarat’s intention will be to win the match and enter the playoffs. At the same time, the Mumbai Indians team would like to strengthen their playoff claim by defeating Gujarat. In this match, you can see a close fight between the two teams.

May 12 has been a lucky day for Mumbai Indians in the history of the Indian Premier League. This day is the birthday of former Mumbai Indians batsman Kieron Pollard. The Mumbai Indians team has not lost the match till the date of Kieron Pollard’s birthday.

Former West Indies captain and storm batsman Kieron Pollard played 13 seasons for the Mumbai Indians. He joined the Mumbai Indians in the year 2010 and continued to play with this team until his retirement from the IPL. He is one of the few cricketers in the world to play for only one team in IPL. Mumbai won the IPL title 5 times during his tenure. He announced his retirement before the 16th season of the Indian Premier League. After which he was appointed the team’s hitting coach. Pollard is the second leading run scorer for the Mumbai Indians. He scored 3,412 runs for Mumbai in 13 seasons, including 16 half-centuries.

History bears witness that on Kieron Pollard’s birthday, the Mumbai Indians team has not lost the match till date. Mumbai played the match for the first time in the year 2009 on May 12. At that time, Pollard’s IPL debut was not over. Then in that match played at Centurion, Mumbai Indians defeated Kings XI Punjab (now Punjab Kings) by 8 wickets. Since then, the winning streak of the Mumbai Indians continues in the IPL on May 12. Mumbai Indians also won the match against Chennai Super Kings on May 12 last year. Overall, Kieron Pollard has been lucky for his team on his birthday thus far. It will be interesting to see if the Mumbai Indians team can record a win against the Gujarat Titans or not.

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