Alzarri Joseph made his Indian Premier League (IPL) debut memorable after scalping 6/12 during Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Mumbai Indians at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Hyderabad. The Windies import was drafted in Mumbai Indians’ squad following an injury to Adam Milne. However, it was Lasith Malinga’s absence that handed Alzarri Joseph to make an IPL debut and it turned out to be a record-breaking one. Best Bowling Figures in IPL: Alzarri Joseph Breaks Sohail Tanvir’s Record, Scalps 6/12 During Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Mumbai Indians VIVO IPL 2019 Match.
Alzarri Joseph pickled 6/12 in 3.4 overs to register best bowling figures in IPL’s history. He broke the longstanding record of Sohail Tanvir (6/14) set during the inaugural edition of the lucrative cricket league. Alzarri Joseph’s 6/12 helped Mumbai Indians beaten Sunrisers by 40 runs.
Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, who is Mumbai Indians’ mentor, took to Twitter to express his views following Alzarri Joseph’s superb feat. Tendulkar regretted the fact that he was not present at the venue to witness the young fast-bowlers fine act. “I wish I could’ve been there to witness a brilliant spell of bowling by our new @mipaltan teammate Alzarri Joseph. #MumbaiIndians' fight today was just fantastic,” wrote Tendulkar. SRH vs MI Stat Highlights: Debutant Alzarri Joseph Claims Best Bowling Figures in IPL As Mumbai Indians Beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 40 Runs.
Here’s is Sachin Tendulkar’s Tweet Following Alzarri Joseph’s 6/12
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) April 6, 2019
Alzarri Joseph’s fine bowling made sure, Sunrisers fail to chase a paltry target of 137 runs. Put to bat first, Mumbai Indians struggled throughout their batting but it was Kieron Pollard’s valuable unbeaten 46 off just 26 balls that lifted them to a competitive total. SRH vs MI Highlights IPL 2019: Alzarri Joseph Registers Best Figures in Indian Premier League History As Mumbai Indians Beat Sunrisers Hyderabad.
Mumbai then struck quickly and inside Powerplay removed dangerous opening pair of Jonny Bairstow and David Warner. After that Sunrisers were never allowed to make a come back as MI bowlers, kept chipping away with wickets. The win was MI’s third of the season as the break into top four on the IPL 2019 points table.