Who is Junior AB? Know how to reach the Under-19 World Cup and then Mumbai Indians

Mumbai Indians (MI) lost to Punjab Kings (PBKS) in a thrilling match on Wednesday in IPL, but Mumbai’s young batsman and Dewald Brevis, popularly known as Junior AB, created a panic by playing a stormy innings of 49 runs in 25 balls. Devald Brevis rained sixes in the over of Punjab Kings spinner Rahul Chahar and hit 4, 6, 6, 6, 6. Everyone was surprised to see his performance here. After this blast of Brevis, Sachin Tendulkar, Mumbai Indians mentor Mahela Jayawardene, head coach Robin Singh, assistant coach and captain Rohit Sharma encouraged Brevis by coming on the field during the strategic time out.

Who is Junior Baby?

Now everyone is wanting to know about Dewald Brevis, who and how he has reached here. Brevis is a South African batsman, who made headlines by batting brilliantly in the Under-19 World Cup. His batting style is similar to that of former South African cricketer AB de Villiers. This is the reason why she is also called Junior AB and Baby AB. AB de Villiers himself has praised his talent. After his good performance in the Under-19 World Cup, the speculation of him playing in the IPL started.

Mumbai bought in IPL’s mega auction

Devald Brevis got a huge amount in the IPL Mega Auction even after having a base price of Rs 20 lakhs. Many teams showed interest in buying this young player and in the end Mumbai Indians bought Brevis by bidding three crores. Not only this, Mumbai gave him a chance in the playing XI of IPL matches from the very beginning. He did not make much impact in the first four matches, but Brevis made a comeback against Punjab by playing a brilliant innings.

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