Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League have suffered a lot. Mumbai bowler Alzarri Joseph, who has been a record-breaking performer in the Indian Premier League, has been injured and is likely to miss the rest of the IPL tournament. Alzarri’s right-hand injury while fielding against Rajasthan Royals. Alzarri’s Dive struck off the ball and he hurt him.
In the debut match, Alzarri’s 6 for 12 helped Mumbai Indians beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 40 runs. Alzarri, who has been replaced as a substitute for the injured Adam Milne, has been admitted to the Mumbai Indians squad.
In the first match, he broke the record for Sohail Tanvir’s name. Tanvir took 6 wickets for 14 runs in 2008. His record was broken 12 years later by Alzarri’s. Tanvir made this record against Chennai Super Kings while playing for Rajasthan Royals.
This is the best bowling performance in the IPL. After Andrew Tie (5/17) debutant Alzarri Joseph became the second bowler to take five wickets. This is the eighth best performance of a fast bowler in Twenty20 cricket.
In this series, Lasith Malinga (6/7, 2012), Kyle Jamieson (6/7, 2019) and Fafma Fogela (6/9/2014) are the top three. Joseph’s patriotism was introduced in England’s Test match. Joseph had returned to the ground before the match was over for some time after his mother’s death. West Indies won the series 2-1.
Mumbai Indians will face Royal Challengers Bangalore at Wankhede Stadium today. Lasith Malinga will return to the squad in place of Alzarri Joseph.