Dewald Brevis keeps on dazzling in the ongoing IPL 2022 season and each time he ventures out to bat for the Mumbai Indians, fans and cricket intellectuals are left awestruck seeing the talent of the 18-year-old Proteas hitter.
In the game against Lucknow Super Giants, Brevis scored 31 off only 13 balls with the assistance of 6 fours and one six. Former England captain Michael Vaughan applauded the young batter and named him as the “best young player he has seen.”
“Dewald Brevis !! Best young player I have seen … #IPl2022,” Vaughan tweeted on Saturday during MI’s defeat 18-run defeat to LSG.
Mark Waugh Also In Awe Of Dewald Brevis
Former Australia batter Mark Waugh also took to Twitter to praise the ability of Brevis.
“Wow unbelievable ball striking and presence at the crease for such a young batsman.#freakish,” Waugh replied to Vaughan’s tweet.
Brevis has smashed 117 runs in four games in this tournament so far with his highest score being 49 against Punjab Kings.
However, his team has not had a lot of karma this season. Mumbai Indians staggered to their 6th consecutive loss in the ongoing IPL 2022 season on Saturday after they confronted a loss against Lucknow Super Giants by 18 runs.
Mumbai Indians were unable to pursue down 200, falling 18 runs shy of the target. Six successive losses by Mumbai Indians, is presently their longest losing streak in the IPL. Prior, they had lost their initial five games in the 2014 IPL however they had figured out how to make the playoffs that season.
Mumbai Indians Become Third Team To face 6 Defeats In A Row
Mumbai Indians have now turned into the third franchise to lose their initial six matches throughout the entire existence of the IPL. Royal Challengers Bangalore (2019) and Delhi Daredevils (2013) are the other two groups to have lost their initial six matches.
KL Rahul had played an unbeaten thump of 103 runs as Lucknow posted 199/4 against Mumbai Indians and afterwards Avesh Khan took three wickets to confine Mumbai Indians to 181/9.