Mumbai Indians (MI) might have suffered a fourth straight defeat within the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 however their new recruit Dewald Brevis grabbed the limelight together with his maiden wicket. The South African Under-19 star, also referred to as ‘Baby AB’, trapped Virat Kohli in entrance of his first-ever supply within the event, denying the previous Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) captain his first fifty this season.
Kohli was well-placed on 48 as RCB have been 8 runs away from their third victory. Brewis got here into the assault and stunned the previous by hitting him on the pad with a size ball, sliding by means of on center. There was an enormous enchantment for an LBW and umpire Virender Sharma gave it out right away.
The former RCB skipper signaled for a evaluate. However, the UltraEdge confirmed there was no contact between bat and ball whereas ball-tracking confirmed 3 reds. Kohli, on his means again to the dugout, smashed his bat on the bottom in agony as he missed out on a half-century.
Kohli’s dismissal hardly had any impression on RCB’s run chase. Glenn Maxwell walked in subsequent and smashed two boundaries on the trot to take the staff dwelling. With this victory, the Royal Challengers moved up on the factors desk, dethroning Lucknow Super Giants from third spot.
Mumbai Indians are presently final within the desk of 10 groups due to an inferior web run charge in comparison with CSK however the street in direction of redemption is changing into troublesome with each passing match.
Earlier, it was Suryakumar Yadav’s unbeaten 68 that gave Mumbai Indians a decent whole of 151 for six however that was by no means going to be sufficient as younger Anuj Rawat (66 off 47 balls) struck his maiden IPL fifty, anchoring the staff to the goal in simply 18.3 overs.
He had two fifty-plus partnerships — 50 for the opening wicket with skipper Faf du Plessis (16) and 80 with former skipper and his West Delhi Cricket Academy senior Virat Kohli (48 off 36 balls) for the second wicket to seal the problem.
(With Agency Inputs)