Chennai:The five-time winner Mumbai Indians suffered a setback when its star batsman Tilak Verma fell sick and was determined to not play towards the Chennai Super Kings. Tilak has batted brilliantly this season and he has carried the center order of the workforce on his shoulders. Although Tilak didn’t play towards Chennai, Mumbai bought a batsman to compensate for him. And that is Nehal Wadhera.
Nehal scored a half-century on this match. His innings got here when the Mumbai workforce was in serious trouble and the workforce’s batsmen had been returning to the pavilion one after the other. In such a scenario, Nehal dealt with the innings and whereas scoring runs Mumbai scored 139 runs dropping eight wickets in 20 overs.
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Amazing by coming at quantity 4
Nehal got here out to bat at quantity 4 on this match. He landed at this quantity and dealt with the workforce in the identical method as Tilak had been doing. The begin of Mumbai was not good. Cameron Green (6), who got here to open on this match, was dismissed within the second over itself. After this, Ishan Kishan additionally bought out after scoring seven runs. Rohit Sharma, who got here to play at number-3 on this match, bought out with out opening an account. Mumbai’s rating was 14 runs dropping three wickets.
From right here Nehal took the duty of managing the Mumbai innings. Suryakumar Yadav supported him on this. Both took the workforce’s rating to 69 runs. However, Suryakumar couldn’t final lengthy and bought out after scoring 26 runs. Nehal, nonetheless, continued his recreation and scored runs in a rash method.
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Nehal accomplished his 50 runs by taking two runs on the primary ball of the seventeenth over. This is his first half-century of IPL. Even after this, he stored on batting aggressively. In the identical over, he hit three fours on Jadeja. But a yorker by Matisha Pathirana ended his innings. Nehal scored 64 runs in 51 balls with the assistance of eight fours and a six.
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Nehal has made his IPL debut this yr. He made his debut towards Royal Challengers Bangalore on April 2 and scored 21 runs. In this match, he created panic by hitting a six of 101 meters. He didn’t get an opportunity to bat towards Delhi Capitals. He may solely rating six runs towards Kolkata Knight Riders. His batting didn’t come towards Sunrisers Hyderabad.
He couldn’t even open an account towards the Punjab Kings. Nehal scored an necessary 40 towards Gujarat Titans. But towards Chennai, he confirmed his bat energy and performed an excellent inning.
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