“Look Mom…”: Mayank Yadav’s Instagram Post After Beating RCB Wins Internet

Apr3,2024



After his team's 28-run win over Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) fast bowler Mayank Yadav expressed his happiness over his performance with a heart-touching social media post. Mayank's three wickets and a barrage of top-class fast bowling decimated RCB's top order and helped LSG hand the home team its third defeat at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium on Tuesday. After the victory, Mayank wrote on Instagram, 'Look mother, I can fly.' Within just two matches, Mayank made headlines for his sheer pace by consistently touching bowling speeds of over 150 kmph.

During the match against RCB, Yadav took three wickets for only 14 runs in his four-over spell. After his remarkable spell, the fast bowler was named 'Player of the Match'.

The LSG seamer created history at the age of 21 as he became the first bowler in IPL history to win the 'Player of the Match' award in his first two matches.

He bowled the ball at a speed of 156.7 kmph during the game against RCB, the fastest ball in the current edition and the fourth fastest ball overall in the history of the entire tournament, breaking his own record set during the Punjab Kings match. Gave, which was his first match, where he bowled 155.8. km per hour. During his first match, he took 3 wickets for 27 runs in four overs.

It is not just Mayank's pace that has led many to dub him the next big Indian pace prospect, but it is also his control of line and length and the terror he creates in certain matches that stands out.

Taking three consecutive wickets in his first two matches helped him enter the elite list of players. Yadav became the sixth bowler to take more than three wickets in each of his first two IPL matches. The 21-year-old fast bowler has now registered his name along with Lasith Malinga, Amit Singh, Mayank Markande and Joffra Archer.

Talking about the match, RCB won the toss and decided to bowl first. Opener Quinton de Kock and captain KL Rahul (20 off 14 balls, with two sixes) gave LSG a solid start with an opening partnership of 53 runs. A 56-run partnership between Cock and Marcus Stoinis (24 off 15 balls, with one four and two sixes) helped LSG cross the 100-run mark. RCB's bowlers put the pressure on the batting in the end, but Nicholas Pooran (40* off 21 balls, with one four and five sixes) did well for LSG, helping them to 181/5 in 20 overs.

Glenn Maxwell (2/23) was the best bowler for RCB.

Mohammed Siraj, Yash Dayal and Reece Topley took one wicket each for RCB. In the run chase, openers Virat Kohli (22 runs in 16 balls with the help of two fours and a six) and Faf du Plessis (19 runs in 13 balls with the help of three fours) started with a partnership of 40 runs. But a game-changing spell from Mayank Yadav (3/14) put RCB on the backfoot, reducing their score to 94/5. Mahipal Lomror (33 runs in 13 balls with the help of three fours and three sixes) and Rajat Patidar (29 runs in 21 balls with the help of two fours and two sixes) tried to fight, but RCB managed only 153 runs in 19.4 overs. Could only make it.

Apart from Mayank, Naveen-ul-Haq (2/25) was the bowler of choice for LSG. Siddharth, Yash Thakur and Stoinis got one wicket each.

Mayank received 'Player of the Match' for his spell. RCB are in ninth place with one win and two losses, giving them three points. LSG are in fourth place with two wins and one loss, giving them four points.

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