Mumbai Indians have done it yet again by introducing an incredibly talented young bowler to the cricket world. Akash Madhwal has become a famous household name since he played for Mumbai Indians in IPL 2023. Akash has played 7 matches for Mumbai Indians this season and has taken 13 wickets for the team out of which 9 came in the last two matches played by the team. 

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In Mumbai Indians’ last league match of IPL 2023 against Sunrisers Hyderabad, Akash Madhwal ended the game with the spell 4-0-37-4 with an economy of 9.2. Despite having a high economy, Akash took 4 wickets to dismiss Sunrisers Hyderabad’s most attacking batsmen Vivrant Sharma, Mayank Agarwal, Klaasen and Harry Brook. 

In the eliminator match of the play-offs of IPL 2023 between Mumbai Indians and Lucknow Super Giants, Akash Madhwal took his first five-wicket haul. He ended the game with the spell 3.3-0-5-5 with an economy of 1.4. Having a low economy, Akash took 5 wickets to dismiss Lucknow Super Giants’ most attacking batsmen Prerak Mankad, Ayush Badoni, Nicholas Pooran, Ravi Bishnoi and Mohsin Khan.

Akash Madhwal’s Elder brother on his success 

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Akash Madhwal’s Elder brother believes Mumbai Indians’ team captain, Rohit Sharma has a huge role to play in Akash’s success as he has banned him and continuously taken away his nervousness, being a new and young player in the team. 

“The thing with Rohit bhai is that he gives players chances. He trusts his players and backs them. A new player is always scared of his position in the team. And Rohit has taken away that scare and Akash is delivering now. Rohit Sharma takes 50 percent of his tensions. Just look at the bond that they share (points to TV),” said Akash Madhwal’s elder brother Ashish Madhwal in an exclusive interview with IndiaToday. 

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Akash’s elder brother also talked about how is banned from the local tournaments as batsmen used to be scared of his bowling. 

“Nobody let him play here. There was a lot of fear of his bowling. So, he was banned from the local tournaments. Darr ka mahoul tha (there was fear all around). Akash used to go outside of Roorkee and play.”said Akash Madhwal’s elder brother Ashish Madhwal in an exclusive interview with IndiaToday. 

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