According to the most recent turns of events, veteran pacer Dhawal Kulkarni is set to join the striving Mumbai Indians for the continuous Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022. The pacer, who went unsold in the auction, is a part of the Star Sports commentator group.
He’s presently set to continue his on-field tasks as the five-time champions have stowed his administrations in the midst of their unfortunate altercation and the continuous rivalry.
Having lost their initial six games of the league, Mumbai Indians are mulling at the absolute bottom of the group standings and two or three additional losses can see their ouster from the season finisher race.
One of the significant explanations for their battle is the failure of bowlers to take wickets or contain runs. While pace lead Jasprit Bumrah has gone back and forth, he has scarcely gotten help from different bowlers.
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“MI skipper Rohit Sharma was keen on adding Kulkarni to strengthen their pace attack. Being from Mumbai, he’s aware of how to bowl in Mumbai and Pune, where IPL-15 is being held,”stated by source as said by Times of India.
Inferable from the equivalent, Mumbai Indians have added Kulkarni to the crew as the 33-year-old quick bowler has plenty of involvement. Up until this point, he has taken 86 wickets in 92 IPL games for MI, Rajasthan Royals and the now-ancient Gujarat Lions.
Kulkarni added INR 75 lakh from MI in 2020 and he served the group in 2021 too, in spite of the fact that he played only one game in this tournament.
Kulkarni probably won’t be the quickest of bowlers going around yet his capacity to swing the new ball makes him a power to deal with. He is additionally knowledgeable with the drill of IPL, having been important for the opposition since the debut version in 2008. Consequently, MI would believe the pacer should contribute altogether this season.