This bowler went from hero to villain after just one match, closed the final door for Mumbai

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Rohit Sharma and the Mumbai Indians team

Mumbai Indians IPL 2023: Mumbai Indians is the most successful team in IPL. Mumbai has won the IPL trophy five times under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma. The performance of Mumbai Indians in IPL 2023 has been fluctuating. The team qualified for the IPL playoffs by finishing fourth. Following this, the team defeated Lucknow Super Giants by 81 runs in the first Eliminator, but in the second qualifier, the team had to face loss against Gujarat Titans by 62 runs. With this, the team’s journey in IPL 2023 came to an end. A very poor performance from a fast bowler for the Mumbai Indians against the Gujarat Titans. Let’s know about this player.

This player performed poorly

Akash Madhwal took 1/52 in four overs against Gujarat Titans. He scored many runs against Gujarat. He seemed completely lost in the line and length of him. He gave runs with an economy of 13. While in the last game against Lucknow Super Giants, he bowled well. Against Lucknow, he took 5 wickets for 5 runs in 3.3 overs and was awarded man of the match for this. Now, after just one match, he’s turned villain from a hero.

Mumbai Indians gave a chance

Akash Madhwal was born in Uttarakhand. He was tagged as net shooter for RCB in IPL 2021. But Mumbai Indians listed him in his camp in 2022 for Rs 20 lakh after Suryakumar Yadav was injured. Seeing the ability of him, the team also retained him in IPL 2023. This season he has taken 14 wickets in 8 matches for Mumbai. At the same time, he was involved in 15 T20s for Uttarakhand and took 15 T20 wickets at an average of 26.60.

Mumbai Indians were defeated

As long as the Mumbai Indians team has played an Eliminator match in IPL. He could not reach the final. Mumbai’s batting against Gujarat fell apart as soon as Suryakumar Yadav was sacked and the whole team couldn’t even play the full 20 overs. Batting first, Gujarat Titans gave Mumbai a target of 234 runs, in response to which the Mumbai team only made 171 runs and lost the match by 62 runs.

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