Mayank Yadav: Still raw or ready for T20 World Cup? | Cricket News

Apr3,2024



Mayank Yadav He is not just bowling fast, but his skyrocketing reputation as an express fast bowler has probably made him a fast bowler in contention for a place in the Indian team, and he might be one of the Be in line for a spot. t20 world cup Squad too.
In just two Indian Premier League (IPL) matches in his career, the Delhi-based Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) fast bowler has not only impressed by consistently bowling at speeds in excess of 150 kmph, but also bowled at all his batsmen. The right length and line has also been used to trouble the batsman. Bowled to.

His latest feat came in LSG's match against Royal Challengers Bangalore on Tuesday, where the right-arm pacer took three wickets (3/14) to demolish the RCB top-order, giving LSG a victory over the home side at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium. Won.

According to former Australian all-rounder Tom Moody, Mayank is being discussed as a possible candidate for the upcoming T20 World Cup to be held in West Indies and USA from June 1.
“He's definitely in the conversation. Whether you take the risk of betting on him or not, that's another conversation because you also have to consider what skillset you need in that reserve fast bowler – is it someone who Someone who is a powerplay bowler, or someone who has the ability to bowl in the death overs? All these micro skills are important when you are talking about the T20 World Cup,” Moody told ESPNcricinfo.
Former New Zealand fast bowler Mitchell McClenaghan also commented that if Mayank maintains his current form, he will definitely be considered for selection.

“If their form continues throughout this tournament, with the World Cup starting six days after the IPL, I think it would be crazy not to see players who are in that form in that tournament,” McClenaghan said.
“He might not have the Caps behind him, but if he continues this form and keeps his pace throughout the tournament and keeps winning games – he's won two games in a row, his first two games – then you're Right in the mix. Long shot, but you never say never,” he added.
At the age of 21, the LSG seamer created history by becoming the first bowler in IPL history to win the 'Player of the Match' award in his first two matches.

At 156.7 kmph against RCB, he bowled the fastest ball of the current season and the fourth fastest in IPL history, surpassing his own record set during his first match against Punjab Kings, where he bowled four overs. Taking 3 wickets for 27 runs, he reached a speed of 155.8 kmph.
Mayank's potential as the next premier Indian fast bowler is attributed not only to his pace, but also his control over line and length as well as his ability to intimidate opponents, which in just a few matches Has been displayed.
(With ANI inputs)



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