The 23rd match of the 2022 edition of the Indian Premier League is underway at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune. The Mumbai Indians are battling the Punjab Kings, where Baby AB Dewald Brevis has stolen the show with his excellent hitting against seasoned campaigner Rahul Chahar.
Mumbai Indians won the toss and decided to bowl first in Pune. The Punjab Kings got off to a flier thanks to a 97-run opening partnership from Mayank Agarwal and Shikhar Dhawan. After Mayank’s dismissal, the innings slowed down a little bit as Jonny Bairstow failed to get going.
Even the dangerous Liam Livingstone got out after four deliveries as it looked like the Mumbai Indians would pull things back. However, the duo of Shahrukh Khan and Jitesh Sharma provided a good finish to the innings. PBKS finished with 198/5 in their 20 overs.
Jasprit Bumrah, Jaydev Unadkat and Murugan Ashwin scalped one wicket each, while uncapped pacer Basil Thampi emerged as the pick of the bowlers with two wickets to his name.
Mumbai Indians started the run-chase decently with Rohit Sharma attacking the Punjab Kings bowlers. However, the partnership between Sharma and Ishan Kishan did not last long. Both openers were back in the pavilion before the powerplay ended.
Youngsters Tilak Verma and Dewald Brevis had the responsibility to save from Mumbai Indians from a collapse. Both batters stabilized the innings before switching gears at the right time.
Fans on Twitter react as Dewald Brevis goes 6,6,6,6 in debut IPL season
18-year-old Dewald Brevis showed no nerves at all while playing against experienced bowler Rahul Chahar. Brevis smashed a four and four consecutive sixes off his bowling in his first over as the fans at the MCA Stadium in Pune went berserk.
Here’s how the fans on Twitter reacted to the four sixes from Brevis in Pune:
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Your Every Shot Reminds us still ABD is playing IPL here 🥺🤗 ….
— It's Me Sanjay ™ (@IamSanjuStark12) April 13, 2022Advertisement
Uff! Brevis is just 18? How good can he become?
— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) April 13, 2022Advertisement
4,6,6,6,6 by Dewald Brevis against Rahul Chahar. What a player.
— Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) April 13, 2022Advertisement
Cricket fans watching Dewald Brevis pic.twitter.com/L6s5QRFp3w
— Sagar (@sagarcasm) April 13, 2022Advertisement
Dewald Brevis in #IPL2022:
He was playing U-19 World Cup on January this year and making it big in IPL few months later. pic.twitter.com/XwAcwdv8of
— Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) April 13, 2022
6. 6. 6. 6 – Dewald Brevis, you beauty! 👏👏
— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) April 13, 2022Advertisement
4 Consecutive 6s by MI player in IPL
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— 𝑺𝒉𝒆𝒃𝒂𝒔 (@Shebas_10dulkar) April 13, 2022
— Michael Vaughan (@MichaelVaughan) April 13, 2022
— S. | MI💙 (@pullshotx45) April 13, 2022
Dewald Brevis deserves all the hype, man this guy is just 18 😭💙Advertisement
— R A T N I S H (@LoyalSachinFan) April 13, 2022