IPL 2018 starts with the bang yesterday. IPL 2018 opening ceremony was amazing and audience loved the performance of Hrithik Roshan, Varun Dhavan, Prabhu Deva, Tamannah Bhatia, Mika Singh and Jacqualine Fernandez. Yesterday was the first match of IPL 2018 played between last year’s winner Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings team.
Chennai Super Kings won the toss and decided to field first on first game. Mumbai Indians scored 165 runs and given good target to Chennai Super Kings team. Mumbai Indians team able to pick quick wickets and main credit goes to the young leg spinner Mayank Markande. Mayank Markande is the rookie leg spinner from Mumbai Indians team and took crucial wickets in yesterday’s match.
Mayank Markande took 3 wickets for 23 runs and the most important thing is that he took wicket of Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni. It will be dream start for the young boy and he sees bright future ahead in this IPL tournament. Mayank Markande is just 20 years old and Mumbai Indians pick him in the Auction of IPL 2018. Mayank Markande is from Bathinda in Punjab who earlier took 15 wickets in 10 limited overs games in tournaments like Vijay Hazare trophy and Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy.
Mahela Jaywardane who is head coach of Mumbai Indians also praised this young talent and said – “I thought he bowled brilliantly, we backed him when we saw him first at our camp. We knew that he was special. He came for two trial games for us, both him and (Rahul) Chahar,”
We all are looking forward to see this amazing young boy to grab more wickets for Mumbai Indians in this IPL 2018 tournament.