There will be some glory seasons when everything will go right for an IPL team. At the same time, there will be some wooden spoon seasons where whatever the team tries don’t produce results. Mumbai Indians are currently going through this tough phase in IPL 2022.
Mumbai Indians have made lots of changes to their Playing XI in this year’s IPL, which shows the instability in their camp. Mumbai Indians are extremely famous for backing players. Somehow it feels like nothing has gone right for MI after the mega auction in 2022. As a result, they have lost eight consecutive matches.
It’s always a tough time in team camp when you lose consecutively. In such tough situations, coaches and captains have a great role in keeping up players’ morale.
Mumbai Indians lost its first eight consecutive matches in IPL 2022. Seeing MI struggle in the 2022 season, many people have asked if it’s the biggest streak of consecutive losses in the IPL. The answer is ‘No’. This isn’t the highest streak of consecutive losses. Pune Warriors and Delhi Daredevils hold the unwanted record for the biggest streak of consecutive losses (11) in IPL. This article will discuss the top 10 losing streaks in IPL.
|TEAMS||MATCHES LOST IN A ROW||YEAR|
|PUNE WARRIORS INDIA||11||2012-2013|
|PUNE WARRIORS INDIA||9||2013|
|KOLKATA KNIGHT RIDERS||9||2009|
|ROYAL CHALLENGERS BANGALORE||7||2019|
|PUNE WARRIORS INDIA||7||2011|
Pune Warriors and Delhi Capitals (earlier known as Delhi Daredevils) hold the record for most consecutive matches lost in the history of IPL. Pune lost 11 consecutive matches in 2012 and 2013. At the same time, Delhi Daredevils lost 11 consecutive matches in the 2014 & 2015 seasons. Pune Franchise had the lowest win percentage in the history of IPL.
Kolkata witnessed their worst IPL season in 2009, losing nine consecutive games.
Mumbai Indians have the record for a team’s worst losing streak from the start of a season.
They lost their first eight games of IPL 2022. Before this, Delhi Daredevils (in 2013) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (in 2019) had six successive losses each from the start of the season.
Delhi Capitals (in 2014) and Deccan Chargers (in 2008) have the unwanted record of losing the most matches in an IPL season. Both teams lost 12 matches in both these respective IPL seasons. They managed to accumulate just 4 points in these IPL seasons, which is the lowest number of points accumulated by any team in an IPL season.
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