Preity Zinta owner of IPL team Kings XI Punjab expressed her happiness by saying that, ” I am very happy that Mumbai didn’t qualify”, to a Kings XI Punjab official when Mumbai Indians did not qualify for the playoffs on Sunday. Also Read - Shah Rukh Khan Buys Team in USA Cricket League, Names it LA Knight Riders
The IPL playoff teams for 2018 were decided on Sunday after the end of the match, Rajasthan Royals joined Sunrisers Hyderabad, Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders. Also Read - Happy Birthday, Suresh Raina: Wishes Pour in as Former India International Turns 34
If Mumbai Indians won the match against Delhi Daredevils they would have qualified for the playoffs. However, they lost to Delhi Daredevils by 11 runs. Also Read - IPL 2020: Ruturaj Gaikwad Breaks Silence on MS Dhoni's 'No Spark in Youngsters' Comment
Preity Zinta was ‘very happy’ to know that Mumbai Indians did not make it to the playoffs despite Kings XI Punjab losing. Watch the viral video below as she appears to be saying, “I am just very happy that Mumbai is not going… very happy,” to an official standing next to her before they both give each other a celebratory high-five. The viral video was tweeted by @jogtweets and has gone on to garner more than 200,000 views.
Sunrisers Hyderabad qualified first for the playoffs followed by Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders. The final spot on the playoffs for the teams was in between Mumbai Indians, Kings XI Punjab and Rajasthan Royals.
Mumbai Indians have won the IPL title three times and are also the defending champions. Kings XI Punjab, on the other hand, has never won an IPL. Kings XI Punjab lost against Chennai Super Kings and did not qualify for the playoffs.