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Who is Dewald Brevis IPL? Quick Facts & Stats about Mumbai Indians Debutant

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Dewald Brevis IPL: In a massive breaking news, South Africa’s Under 19 star performer Dewald Brevis will be making his Indian Premier League (IPL) debut for the five-time champions Mumbai Indians (MI) in the today match against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune.

Age 18 Years
Height 5 feet 10 inches
IPL Team
Mumbai Indians
Wife Lindy Maree (girlfriend)

Who is Dewald Brevis IPL? Quick Facts & Stats about Mumbai Indians Debutant

South Africa’s Dewald Brevis also called ‘Baby AB’ was the Player of the Tournament during the recently concluded ICC Under 19 World Cup played in the West Indies. While playing just 6 matches, Brevis was the leading run-getter in the 50-overs competition with an amazing tally of 506 runs at a brilliant average of 84.33 that included 3 half-centuries and 2 hundreds. His sensational performance saw Mumbai Indians bagging him at the IPL 2022 mega auction for an amount worth INR 3 Crore.

After having witnessed his staggering shots during the Under 19 World Cup, he has been a given a famous nickname ‘Baby AB ‘ , early comparisons with South African legend AB de Villiers. The Proteas right-hander has played just 3 T20 matches so far having scored 85 runs and now he has got a huge opportunity in the Mumbai Indians playing 11.

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Dewald Brevis Stats in Domestic Cricket

Matches Runs Wickets
T20 3 85 1
U19 World Cup 6 506 7

 

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KKR vs MI, IPL 2022

The Mumbai Indians have also made a couple of changes in their playing XI from the last game. Suryakumar Yadav and Dewald Brevis have come in for Anmolpreet Singh and Tim David in the MI side for this important match against KKR.

MI Playing 11 (Confirmed)
1. Rohit Sharma (C)
2. Ishan Kishan (WK)
3. Suryakumar Yadav

4. Tilak Verma
5. Dewald Brevis
6. Kieron Pollard
7. Daniel Sams
8. Murugan Ashwin
9. Basil Thampi
10. Jasprit Bumrah
11. Tymal Mills

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MI 2022 Squad: Rohit Sharma (Captain), Jasprit Bumrah, Suryakumar Yadav, Kieron Pollard, Ishan Kishan, Dewald Brevis, Basil Thampi, Murugan Ashwin, Jaydev Unadkat, Mayank Markandey, N Tilak Verma, Sanjay Yadav, Jofra Archer, Daniel Sams, Tymal Mills, Tim David, Riley Meredith, Anmolpreet Singh, Ramandeep Singh, Rahul Buddhi, Hrithik Shokeen, Arjun Tendulkar, Aryan Juyal, Fabian Allen, Mohammad Arshad Khan.

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Kuljyot Singh

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