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Akash Madhwal can increase Gujarat’s problems, best bowling average in IPL-2023


The second qualifier of IPL 2023 will take place today between Gujarat Titans and Mumbai Indians. This match between the two teams will be played at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. This match is do or die for Gujarat and Mumbai. The team that wins the match will directly enter the final. Last season’s champions Gujarat Titans will aim to win this match and enter the final. So Rohit Sharma would like Mumbai Indians to reach the final to win the sixth IPL title. Mumbai bowler Akash Madhwal can prove to be a big challenge for Gujarat in this match.

Akash’s best bowling average

If we look at the 100-ball figures, Mumbai Indians medium pacer Akash Madhwal has the best bowling average in IPL 2023. He is on top of the rest of the bowlers in this matter. Akash has taken wickets at an average of 12.85 in the 16th season of IPL. There is no bowler around him this season. Mitchell Marsh of Delhi Capitals second with an average of 14.17, Mohit Sharma of Gujarat Titans third with an average of 16.58, Mohammed Shami of Gujarat Titans fourth with an average of 17.38, Rashid Khan of Gujarat fifth with an average of 19.00, Matisha Pathira of Gujarat Chennai is sixth with an average of 19.24 and Mohammed Siraj of Royal Challengers Bangalore is seventh with an average of 19.74.

Who is Akash Madhwal?

Akash Madhwal is a resident of Roorkee, Uttarakhand. He is a medium pace fast bowler. He was included in the Mumbai team after Suryakumar Yadav was injured. Mumbai bought him in the IPL 2023 auction for Rs 20 lakh. Akash made his debut in IPL this year. He has played 7 matches for Mumbai Indians so far in which he has taken 13 wickets. He took 5 wickets for 5 runs in the Eliminator match against Lucknow Super Giants. He is the first bowler to take 5 wickets in an Eliminator match.