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Who Is Akash Madhwal, Biography, MI new best fast bowler

By Kaif - May 25, 2023 - Last updated on May 28, 2023 05:08 PM
Who Is Akash Madhwal, Biography, MI new best fast bowler

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Akash Madhwal, who hails from Garhwal in Roorkee district of Uttarakhand, has won everyone's heart by bowling record-breaking deliveries against Lucknow Supergiants in the IPL 2023 Eliminator match.

Mumbai Indians bowler Akash Madhwal wreaked havoc on the Lucknow Supergiants batsmen in the IPL 2023 Eliminator match at the Chepauk Stadium in Chennai on Wednesday, May 24.

Who Is Akash Madhwal

In the Eliminator of IPL 2023, Mumbai Indians defeated Lucknow Supergiants by 81 runs. Before this match, the Mumbai team had lost three matches against Lucknow. However, in this knockout encounter, Rohit's paltan made no mistake and thrashed Krunal Pandya-led Lucknow. The most important contribution in Mumbai's victory was that of young fast bowler Akash Madhwal. He took five important wickets for five runs in 3.3 overs. Akash, who made his IPL debut this season, proved that he has a lot to offer by taking the wickets of Prerak Mankad, Ayush Badoni, Nicholas Pooran, Ravi Bishnoi and Mohsin Khan in crucial matches like the Eliminator.

  • Who Is Akash Madhwal, Akash Madhwal was born on 25 November 1993 in Garhwal in Roorkee district of Uttarakhand. This bowler has studied civil engineering. Father served the country by staying in the Indian Army and mother is a homemaker. Now the son is all set to bring laurels to the country in the field of sports.
  • Akash Madhwal got interested in cricket in college while studying engineering. Prior to this he had just played tennis ball cricket and did not take any cricket coaching. In such a situation, one day Akash reached to give test for the cricket team of Uttarakhand.
  • After this Akash started playing with leather ball instead of tennis ball and due to this his bowling started improving day by day. In 2019, he made his T20 debut for Uttarakhand in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. In 2019, Akash represented Uttarakhand in the Ranji Trophy.
  • In the year 2022, Akash was included in Mumbai Indians. In such a situation last year, he did not get a place in the playing 11 in a single match. Now this year Akash got lucky and was used as an impact player in the Eliminator match. During the tournament in 2023, Akash was given a chance after Mumbai Indians fast bowler Jofra Archer suffered an injury mid-season.

Akash Madhwal Biography

Full Name Akash Madhwal
Famous Name Akash
Date of Birth 25 November 1993
Akash Madhwal age 29 years
Birth Place Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India
Playing Role Bowler
Batting Style Right-Hand Bat
Bowling Style Right arm Medium fast
Batting Position
Physical Stats & More  
Akash Madhwal Heights (approx.) In centimeters -176cm
In meters – 1.76mm
In feet – 5’8” feet
Eye Colour black
Hair Colour black

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Best bowling figures in a knockout match

Akash Madhwal Best Bowling Figures, Mumbai Indians team led by Rohit Sharma set a target of 183 in knockout match me Lucknow. LSG got off to a very poor start, with Akash Madhwal taking the first wicket of Prerak Mankad. After the fall of Kyle Mayer's wicket, Marcus Stoinis tried to handle the innings, but No one could stand in front of bowler Akash Madhwal.

Uttarakhand bowler Akash dismissed Ayush Badoni and Nicholas Pooran in consecutive balls in the same over. After this, he became the first bowler to take five wickets for five runs in the knockouts of any T20 franchise format tournament by taking the wickets of Ravi Bishnoi and Mohsin Khan.

MI's new best fast bowler

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Not just in this match, Akash has impressed the entire season with his raw pace and lethal yorkers. He has taken 13 wickets in seven matches this season at an economy of 7.77 and a strike rate of 9.92. Akash has not let the absence of Jasprit Bumrah with his bowling. Akash specializes in throwing yorkers at a constant speed of 140+. In the Eliminator on Wednesday, he troubled the Lucknow batsmen in a similar way. After the match against Lucknow, Mumbai captain Rohit Sharma also praised Akash a lot.

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