Mumbai Indians are meeting Gujarat Titans in a high-octane clash at Gujarat as the task will be cut out for the five-time champions taking on the reigning winners in what can be an absolute blockbuster in the antiquity of Indian cricket. Mumbai Indians led by Rohit Sharma slumped down to another defeat after three wins in a row while the Gujarat Titans has so far secured 4 wins from 6 games, that makes them an absolute showstopper in the ongoing edition of the tournament.
Mumbai has been heavily relying on their pace mafia to get their job particularly when the known faces have faltered under the pressure. One of their key bowlers in the ongoing tournament has been the towering Riley Meredith who has been consistently providing the key breakthroughs just when their team needed him.
This is how Piyush Chawla has managed to turn the tide around for Mumbai Indians
Rohit and company have managed to register three crucial victories before Punjab Kings would barely pip them to the finish line in a high-voltage encounter. Speaking ahead of Mumbai’s battle against the Gujarat Titans, former Indian allrounder, Irfan Pathan who himself has been a part of encounters like these way too many, had a few things to talk about Mumbai Indians’ finest bowler in the hunt for the top names.
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Barring Riley Meredith, Mumbai has also seen a veteran name pull off some serious heat from Piyush Chawla. Piyush Chawla has already bagged 9 wickets this season from the 6 games that he has played and he was bought at a price of INR 50 lakh.
This is what Irfan Pathan had to say about Piyush Chawla
Irfan Pathan said, “Piyush Chawla is MI’s best bowler. He is showing all his experience and bowling in the right areas. Mumbai needs to back him and for MI to do well, Chawla will have to be the highest wicket-taker in the TATA IPL.” He further added, “Gujarat Titans look like a very strong team this season as well. Their vision and execution in the last season are visible in this season as well and that makes them a dangerous side.”