Dont take us lightly at Wankhede, warns Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma

Rohit played a captain's knock of unbeaten 79 off just 39 balls but the young Mumbai Indians skipper admitted that he was nervous when Punjab almost chased down their total of 174.

updated: April 30, 2013 13:20 IST
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Mumbai: Their "fortress" was almost breached by a spirited Kings XI Punjab and relieved to have avoided the debacle by a narrow margin, Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma said his team would now focus on making its home ground a den where oppositions would be scared to play in the IPL.

"Home games are very important because you don't know what you are going to get outside. You have to win as many as possible when you play at home and we are trying to make full use of that," Sharma said after the four-run win over Punjab at the Wankhede Stadium on Monday night.

"We want to make it our fortress. We want to make it our den and people should fear coming to Mumbai and playing," he added.

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