IPL 2023: Low in price but strong in performance, 5 players of MI will become x factor in Eliminator!

New DelhiThe era of ‘Knockout Punch’ has started with the playoff matches in IPL-2023. With the defeat at the hands of Mumbai Indians in the Eliminator match, the ‘farewell’ of Lucknow Super Giants has happened. In Qualifier-2, Mumbai Indians face Hardik Pandya’s Gujarat Titans (Gujarat Titans vs Mumbai Indians). This match will determine the second team to reach the final, which will take on MS Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings in the title match on 28 May. Will do two hands. Talking about Qualifier-2, in terms of balance, Gujarat Titans are considered to have a heavy upper hand over Mumbai Indians.

While Hardik Pandya’s team has strong batsmen like Shubman Gill, David Miller, Vijay Shankar, Hardik Pandya and Dasun Sanaka, its bowling unit can be considered the best among the current teams of IPL-2023. In the team There is a quartet of Shami, Rashid Khan, Noor Ahmed and Mohit Sharma who put the opposition batsmen to the test. Despite this ‘edge’ over the opposition MI, forecasting any match in T20 is free of danger.

The record of the matches of both the teams so far is also in favor of Mumbai by a margin of 2-1. Anyway new and old players like Rohit Sharma, Ishaan Kishan, Surya Kumar, Cameron Green, Tilak Verma, Nehal Wadhera Adorned with MI’s batting is the biggest strength. Along with this, the performance of fast bowler Akash Madhwal has worked to revive the bowling unit.

These 5 underrated players have become the ‘X Factor’ for MI so far.

Akash Madhwal: 29-year-old Akash Madhwal has come as a breath of fresh air in the fast bowling department for Mumbai Indians. Akash’s performance in the last two matches, bought at a base price of 20 lakhs, has boosted MI’s spirits. After taking four wickets in the match against Sunrisers, taking 5 for 5 in the Eliminator destroyed the batting of Lucknow Super Giants. Akash, who throws the ball at a good pace, causes trouble with his yorkers and cutters. Has taken 13 wickets in 5 matches.

Tilak Verma: This left-handed batter is being considered as the future player of Team India. Looking at the delicacy of the occasion, he is adept at changing gears in batting. In terms of IPL-2003 runs, 20-year-old Tilak Verma is MI’s number 5 batsman. MI bought Tilak for Rs 70 lakh in the 2022 auction. Scored 300 runs in 10 matches at an average of 42.85 and an average of 153.84. Has hit 58 fours and 26 sixes.

Nehal Wadhera: This player of 20 lakh rupees bats with left hand like Tilak. Nehal Wadhera is one of the talented players of the new generation of MI. He has made an image of a spoiled player by pointing out senior players like Piyush Chawla to leave the crease to save his wicket but the best in batting. Average of 145.39 in 13 matches 237 runs have been scored.

Piyush Chawla: Leg-spinner Piyush Chawla, a member of the Indian team that won the 2007 T20 World Cup and 2011 World Cup, is MI’s most successful bowler in the current season. 34-year-old wrist spinner Piyush tricks the batsmen with googly, also specializes in changing the speed of the balls. MI bought it for Rs 50 lakh. So far, he has taken 21 wickets in 15 matches at an average of 21.41 and an economy of 7.75.

Jason Behrendorff: Mumbai Indians bought this Australian left-arm fast bowler at his base price of Rs 75 lakhs, which was an amazing deal for the team this season. Behrendorff (Jason Behrendorff) is the most successful bowler of MI this season after Piyush Chawla. Has taken 14 wickets in 11 matches at an average of 25.64 and an economy of 9.44.

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