Umesh Yadav will go down to make a new record against Punjab. He can be seen scoring a half-century. For this, he can be seen targeting three bowlers.
Umesh Yadav 4 steps away from IPL record for most wickets in powerplay
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IPL in 2022 Umesh Yadav (Umesh Yadav) The name is constantly in the headlines. He is being discussed in every match. Talking about them. There is also a reason for their filtering. Actually, his performance is grabbing the attention of the people. First against Chennai Super Kings and then against Royal Challengers Bangalore. Kolkata Knight Riders (Kolkata Knight Riders) Even though he saw the face of victory in one match and defeat in another. But, Umesh Yadav’s performance cannot be ignored in either case. Now the third match of Kolkata, Punjab Kings (Punjab Kings) is against. That is, the team that won its first match against RCB by chasing the high score. Umesh Yadav will go to make a new record against Punjab. He can be seen scoring a half-century. For this, he can be seen targeting three bowlers.
Now you must be thinking that why Umesh, who has so far blown the minds of the batsmen, suddenly started targeting the good bowlers. So their real target will be the batsmen. Just for the IPL record he has to make as a bowler, he has to leave behind 3 bowlers.
3 bowlers on Umesh Yadav’s target!
In IPL, Umesh Yadav can become the highest wicket-taker in the powerplay. Currently, he has 49 wickets in his name at an economy rate of 7.60. But if he takes 4 more wickets in the powerplay i.e. the first 6 overs, then he can become the highest wicket taker bowler. Currently, the three bowlers who have more wickets than Umesh in the powerplay are Zaheer Khan (52 wickets), Sandeep Sharma (52 wickets) and Bhuvneshwar Kumar (51 wickets).
Umesh’s enthusiasm in the powerplay
Not only this, Umesh Yadav has the best strike rate of 16.91 among bowlers who have bowled at least 30 overs in the powerplay since IPL 2018. At the same time, his average of 20.50 is the second best figure. Umesh Yadav has taken 22 wickets in the powerplay since IPL 2018. During this, he is at number three among the bowlers who took the most wickets in the Powerplay, behind Deepak Chahar (42 wickets) and Trent Boult (28 wickets).
Most Player of the Match Winning Pacers
Umesh Yadav took 2 wickets for 20 runs in 4 overs in the first match of IPL 2022 played against Chennai Super Kings. Both these wickets belonged to the openers of CSK. He was adjudged the player of the match for this excellent performance. This is his 9th Player of the Match title in IPL. Umesh Yadav is the fastest bowler to win the most player of the match title in IPL.
Umesh Yadav looked a bit more lethal in KKR’s second match against Royal Challengers Bangalore after showing his flair against Chennai Super Kings. There he took 2 wickets for 16 runs in 4 overs. In these two wickets, one was from Virat Kohli and the other was of Faf du Plessis.