Bench, Jharkhand seamer Monumkumar finally makes IPL debut for over 40 games in 2 seasons


Chennai Super Kings (CSK) beat Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by eight wickets in the fourth match of the 13th season of the IPL on Sunday (Oct. 25). However, this was not enough for the Dhoni-led owner as the Rajasthan Royals dominated the Mumbai Indians, eliminating the chances of getting a play-off berth for the 3-time champions.

With nothing to lose after a tour of IPL season 13, CSK fielded two youngsters and an unbeaten player in the 44th match of the league against Royal Challengers Bangalore on Sunday, one of whom was Seamer Monumkumar.

After being benched for nearly 44 matches in two and a half seasons, he gave Seamer his first match and IPL debut against Royal Challengers Bangalore at the Dubai International Stadium. Monu did not perform well in his IPL exit as he scored 20 runs in his 2 overs.

Monumkumar, who hails from Jharkhand, the home state of captain MS Dhoni, has been selected by CSK in the 2018 IPL auction.

An ecstatic Monu said this after CSK handed over its IPL debut

“CSK in my Indian Premier League debut” Monu 2018 CSK.

CSK later shared Monu’s picture with the captain, saying, “MS is making his debut!

Captain M.S. to watch the youngsters at the dim end of the match. Following Dhoni’s strategy, CSK has replaced Monu Shardul Tagore in the playing XI as part of two changes he has made for his 12th match this season. M.S. As Dhoni describes, in the faces of opportunities.

Read more | CSK became the first team to be eliminated from ISL 2020, IPL.

A summary of Monkumar’s exploits in domestic cricket

A folding bowling all-rounder, Monu plays his domestic cricket for his state of Jharkhand, taking an average of 25 for 22 and an economic ratio of 6.90.

In the last edition of the Syed Mushtaq Ali domestic T20 tournament, Monu took 10 wickets in nine matches. Monu was also part of the India U-19 World Cup squad for the 2014 edition of the tournament.

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