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IPL: Our batsmen should have done better, says Rohit

IANS  |  Hyderabad 

After suffering their second loss in the ongoing (IPL), (MI) felt that his side wasn't able to put a fighting total against (SRH).

Three-time champion MI lost to Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in their opening game and were handed another defeat on Thursday when pulled off a thrilling last-ball win.

Chasing a modest 148, were going good, scoring 73/1 at a stage. However, after a batting collapse, Deepak Hooda's 32 off 25 balls followed by Billy Stanlake's boundary off the final delivery guided the hosts home.

Speaking after the match, said: "Being at the receiving end for the second time is tough to digest. It wasn't a good enough total, and our batsmen should have done better."

The 30-year-old however, was in all praise for his bowlers.

"The bowlers showed a lot of character to get us back into the game. We have a great squad, and for the youngsters to come out and perform, it's amazing. They have a long way to go," Rohit said.

"Tough luck, we fought till the end, but to lose isn't a great feeling," expressed the

MI will take on Delhi Daredevils at home on Saturday while will face Kolkata Knight Riders in an away fixture on the same day.



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First Published: Fri, April 13 2018. 13:36 IST