The Mumbai Indians team advances once again towards the final under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma. By winning the knockout match played against Lucknow on Wednesday (May 24), Mumbai Indians made another stoppage to reach the final of IPL 2023. After Mumbai’s win against Lucknow, former Indian cricketer Irfan Pathan turned crazy about Rohit Sharma. He said that he wishes he could play under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma.
Apart from this, Irfan Pathan called Rohit Sharma the captain of the bowlers. In the match played against Lucknow, Mumbai fast bowler Akash Madhwal played a big role in helping his team win by taking 5 wickets. Following this, former player Irfan Pathan praised Rohit Sharma fiercely. The former cricketer said: “Rohit Sharma is the captain of the bowlers, the way he manages and supports the young players, he wishes I could play under him too.”
Irfan Pathan said: “Mumbai Indians, a university where graduation makes you a superstar. A new superstar in the making, Akash Madhwal. His credit goes to the entire Mumbai Indians franchise.”
Mi ek esi university hai jaha ki graduation Apko super star Banati hai. #Akashmadhwal @mipaltan
— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) May 24, 2023
Let us tell you that in the knockout match between Mumbai Indians and Lucknow Super Giants, Mumbai won by 81 runs. Batting first after winning the toss, Mumbai put 182 runs on the board for 8 wickets in 20 overs. Chasing runs, the Lucknow side were down to 101 runs in 16.3 overs.
Mumbai fast bowler Akash Madhwal bowled brilliantly and covered half of the Lucknow team. Akash took 5 wickets in 3.3 overs expending just 5 runs. He made Prerak Mankad, Ayush Badoni, Nicholas Puran, Ravi Bishnoi and Mohisan Khan of Lucknow his victims.