Mayank Yadav Clinches 2 POM Awards in 2 Matches.
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Debutant Pacer from Lucknow Super Giants clinches 2 Player of the Match in the first 2 game of his IPL Career against Royal Challenger Bengaluru.

Royal Challenger Bengaluru and Lucknow Super Giants were clashing for the first time in IPLin 15th match of IPL 2024. RCB won the coin flip and decided to bowl first inviting the visitor to bat first at their home ground M. Chinnaswamy Stadium. Royal Challenger Bengaluru restricted Lucknow on 181 taking up 5 wickets.

Bengaluru in runchase got a very decent start but Super Giants nailed 3 crucial wickets in the powerplay. Mayank Yadav shines with his pace for Supergiants. Mayank Yadav was playing just the 2nd match of his IPL career but already clinched 2 Player of the Match in his 2 matches. Accurate line and length with pace are the key factors of Pacer Mayank Yadav. 

Mayank Yadav had his debut in the IPL against Punjab Kings, his excellent bowling assisted the Super Giants in restricting Punjab only to 178/5. Mayank Yadav took 3 crucial wickets dismissing Jonny Bairstow, Prabhsimran Singh, and Jitesh Sharma. Mayank Yadav delivered the fastest ball of IPL2024 in that match clicking the speed of 155.8 Kph against Punjab Kings. Mayank Yadav’s record was shattered by Gerald Coetzee 2 days later against Rajasthan Royals. Coetzee bowled the fastest delivery of IPL 2024 clicking the speed of 157.4 Kph.

Mayank Yadav was awarded ‘Player of the Match’ for his spell of 4 overs giving away just 27 runs and taking 3 crucial wickets with an economy rate of 6.75. Mayank Yadav introduced himself in the purple cap race shattering 6 wickets in just 2 games. Mustafizur Rahman is at the top of the list with 7 wickets in 3 matches while Mayank Yadav is in 2nd position with 6 wickets in his name.

Against Royal Challenger Bengaluru, Mayank Yadav was brought into attack in the sixth over. Du Plessis got a runout in the first balls. Yadav took his first wicket dismissing Glenn Maxwell with a 151 kph delivery that got an edge and was taken by Nicholas Pooran in 5.4 overs. Yadav dismissed Cameron Green with a perfectly nailed yorker delivery directly into the stumps in the 8th over. KL brought Mayank again when a partnership was building between RCB batters to dismiss Rajat Patidar. LSG completely took over the game with brilliance from Yadav. 

Yadav was awarded Player of the Match for his spell of 4 over giving away just 14 runs and taking 3 cricial wickets with an economy rate of 3.50. Mayank shine for second time in 2 games leading LSG to win their 2nd game in IPL 2024.

Here are the Batter Mayank Yadav dismissed in his short careerr of 2 matches for LSG.

  1. Jonny Bairstow
    Mayank dropped length ball on top of leg, Ball got top edge off the pull. Stoinis took a sliding catch to break the partnership and got his maiden IPL wicket in the form of Bairstow.
  2. Prabhsimran Singh
    Yadav bowled a short ball of 147 Kph that went upto rib height,Prabhsimran played toward front leg cleared it but into the hands of to Naveen-ul- Haq.
  3. Jitesh Sharma
    Mayank bowled yet another  short ball similar to Prabhsimran Singh, Singh misplayed in hurry and ball got top edge and taken by Naveen-ul-Haq in short midwicket.
  4. Glenn Maxwell
    Yadav bowled with pace of 151 Kph on a length and Maxwell tried to swing it away but Maxwell only got top edge. Pooran runs in from mid-on and grabbed the ball and Debutant got his first wicket of second match.
  5. Cameron Green
    Mayank Yadav tried length ball outside, Green is beaten for pace with outside edge and ball into the stumps bafore racing away to the boundary.
  6. Rajat Patidar
    Patidar tried to go big but got top edge went high in the air. Padikkal at deep square leg makes no mistake in grabbing the ball.

Mayank Yadav will be seen in action again on 7 April against Gujarat Titans on 19th match of IPl 2024.

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