Champions League Twenty20: Mumbai Indians' Batting Missed Spark, Says Keiron Pollard

Champions League Twenty20 defending champions Mumbai Indians failed to make it to the main draw of the tournament after suffering a six-wicket defeat against Northern Knights.

updated: September 17, 2014 10:59 IST
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Mumbai Indians' Lendl Simmons misses a shot. He scored 13 against Northern Knights.


Raipur: Mumbai Indians skipper Kieron Pollard rued the fact that team's batting let them down as the defending champions crashed out of the qualifying round of the Champions League T20, here on Tuesday. (Match report | Scorecard | Highlights)

"They (Northern Knights) fielded well as we could have scored atleast 150-160. What happens in Champions League T20 is that most of the overseas outfits want to beat Mumbai Indians and they bring their 'A' game to the fore," Pollard said at the post-match presentation ceremony.

While Northern had won their first two matches, Pollard admired them for not letting the guard down.

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