Akash Ka Panja, knockout of Lucknow; Match Kumble’s ‘unbreakable’ record

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Akash Madhwal took 5 wickets for 5 runs

Mumbai Indians reached Qualifier-2 by defeating Lucknow Super Giants in IPL 2023 Eliminator match. Where Mumbai batsmen performed well in Eliminator match. After that, there was a bowling star who performed brilliantly for the team in consecutive matches. Even against Lucknow, this player proved with his deadly bowling that in the coming times he can also become the most dangerous replacement for Jasprit Bumrah. Mumbai Indians won the match by 81 runs and will now face Gujarat Titans in Qualifier 2 on May 26.

If we talk about this match, while playing first, Mumbai Indians had scored 182 runs losing 8 wickets in 20 overs. In response, the Lucknow side were only able to play 16.3 overs and were reduced to 101 runs. For Lucknow where Naveen ul Haq took 4 wickets and Yash Thakur took 3 wickets. At the same time, Akash Madhwal, who took 5 wickets for 5 runs in 3.3 overs for the Mumbai Indians, faded everyone’s shine. He destroyed Lucknow’s batting lineup and led his team to a resounding victory.

Akash equals Kumble

Akash Madhwal has shot dangerously in the last three or four games this season. He took three wickets against Gujarat Titans, four against Sunrisers Hyderabad and now 5 wickets in this match. The special thing has been that his economy has also been excellent. With this five wicket haul, he has equaled Anil Kumble’s record for the cheapest five wicket haul in IPL history, taking 5 wickets for 5 runs. This has been the best performance by the Mumbai Indians so far.

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Mumbai got this deadly pitcher in IPL 2023

Talking about Akash Madhwal’s performance this season, he has played 7 matches so far for Mumbai Indians in which he has taken 13 wickets. His economy has also been excellent. Against Sunrisers Hyderabad, he became the second capless bowler to do so for Mumbai, taking 4/37 from 4 overs. At the same time, he has now become the first no cap player from Mumbai to take five wickets. Before him, Rahul Chahar took 4 wickets for 27 runs in 2021. This is his first IPL season. He also took three wickets for 31 runs against the Gujarat Titans.

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