IPL 2022: Frustrated by the performance of their fast bowlers, there has been a sudden entry of a fast bowler in the team of Mumbai Indians. Mumbai Indians have included veteran pacer Dhawal Kulkarni in their squad and if he performs well in the training session, he may be considered for the remaining Indian Premier League (IPL) matches. .
Entry of this strong bowler in Mumbai’s team
According to IPL sources, the 33-year-old left-arm pacer has joined the team’s ‘bio-bubble’ and will start training soon. Kulkarni was part of the official broadcaster’s commentary team before being called up to the five-time champions team.
Bumrah took only 5 wickets in 8 matches
Mumbai fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah has lost 229 runs in eight matches and has taken only five wickets. Other fast bowlers are also struggling this season. Left-arm fast bowlers Jaydev Unadkat (6 wickets for 190 runs in five matches) and Daniel Sams (6 wickets for 209 runs in five matches) have also been able to perform normally.
These Mumbai bowlers were also flops
Fast bowlers Tymal Mills (six wickets for 190 runs in five matches) and Basil Thampi (five wickets for 152 runs in five matches) have also not done well. Riley Meredith was used in two matches but he conceded 65 runs and took only three wickets.
Best experiences with Kulkarni
Kulkarni, a regular player of the Mumbai Ranji Trophy team, also has experience of playing in the IPL. After making his IPL debut in 2008, he played 90 matches in which he took 86 wickets. Kulkarni has mostly played for Rajasthan Royals. He has also played a few matches for Mumbai Indians and Gujarat Lions. Mumbai Indians are already out of the race for the play-offs after losing eight consecutive matches.