Irfan Pathan has said that I wish I had played under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma, because he is a bowling captain who supports young bowlers a lot. Rohit has a big hand behind the success of Akash Madhwal.
In the Eliminator match of IPL 2023, Mumbai Indians defeated Lucknow Super Giants by 81 runs and made it to Qualifier 2. Fast bowler Akash Madhwal was the most important contributor in this victory of Mumbai. He broke the back of Lucknow’s batting by taking 5 wickets for just 5 runs in 3.3 overs. Due to this deadly bowling of Akash, Mumbai got Lucknow out of the final race.
Irfan praised Akash Madhwal
After the excellent bowling of Akash, every veteran is praising this young player. Meanwhile, Team India’s former fast bowler Irfan Pathan has also praised Akash. He has said that Mumbai Indians has become such a university where graduation makes you a superstar and the new superstar of this university is Akash Madhwal.
I wish I could play under Rohit’s captaincy – Irfan
Irfan Pathan has further said that the entire franchise of Mumbai Indians and especially the team captain Rohit Sharma is behind making Akash a superstar. Pathan has said that seeing the way Rohit Sharma gives confidence to the young bowlers, I regret that I wish I could play under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma. Irfan said that Rohit Sharma is a bowling captain and because of him the team could reach Qualifier 2.
Akash joined Mumbai last year
Let us tell you that Akash Madhwal, who made his first class debut in 2019, made his IPL debut this year. Though he was in the team last year as well, he did not get a chance to play a single match. Akash was included in the team last year after Suryakumar Yadav was injured, but he made his debut this year against Punjab Kings. Akash is a resident of Roorkee, Uttarakhand.