Akash Madhwal
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Last Update on: May 25th, 2023 at 02:27 pm

Former Indian cricket team head coach Ravi Shastri praised Akash Madhwal‘s performance in a game, highlighting how he applied himself wonderfully throughout the contest.

The Mumbai Indians, captained by Rohit Sharma, advanced to the TATA IPL 2023 Qualifier 2 by defeating the Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) in a mostly one-sided affair at Chennai’s MA Chidambaram Stadium.

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After their batsmen made significant contributions to lead MI to an above-par 181-8 on the spin-friendly Chepauk track, rookie India bowler Akash Madhwal destroyed the LSG hitters and came back with the best figures of 5-5.

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Former India cricketer Ravi Shastri praised Madhwal for bowling hard length and being a street-smart bowler in the big game. Madhwal honed his bowling abilities with tennis-ball cricket.

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Speaking on Star Sports’ Cricket Live, Ravi Shastri said, “Madhwal applied himself in this game brilliantly, he bowled beautifully and bowled the hard length on a slow Chepauk track. He also has a good cutter. Tennis ball cricketers are very street smart and Madhwal has shown that skill on the big stage. He’s a young bowler and a quick learner. It was another superb effort from this young talent.”

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“Akash Madhwal has picked up 9 wickets in the last two games”- Ifran Pathan

Irfan Pathan, a former cricket player for India, praises Akash Madhwal for taking 9 wickets in the last two matches. Any player would find this to be an outstanding accomplishment, and Madhwal’s efforts probably helped his team win.

Speaking on Start Sports’ Cricket Live, Irfan Pathan said, “We have never seen an uncapped player dominate in a high-pressure game. Akash Madhwal has picked up 9 wickets in the last two games. He deserves all the credit for taking MI to the Qualifier.”

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Akash Madhwal had a memorable day at the Chepauk on Wednesday, taking five wickets against the Lucknow Super Giants. Madhwal has been a standout performer in the IPL 2023, taking 13 wickets in seven games. He also had a four-wicket haul against the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium.

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