Seeing the big bidding on Tim David, the only question must have come to everyone’s mind is why. Mumbai Indians Successful franchises like (Mumbai Indians) are playing such a big bet on this new player. Actually, the strategy of Mumbai Indians in the IPL 2022 auction looked very different from all the previous seasons.
This time Mumbai had thought of playing big bets on some unknown faces. of which one of the associate countries is Singapore. Tim David (Tim David) was also named. On the second day of the auction, Mumbai has joined this player by paying a huge amount of 8.25 crores. Now the head coach of the team, Mahela Jayawardene has given a big statement about this player.
Mahela Jayawardene spoke about Tim David
The 6 feet 5 inch player from Singapore, Tim David comes with a huge reputation as a big-hitter. David was part of the Royal Challengers team in IPL 2021. But this season he didn’t get a chance to make an impact. In such a situation, there is a question in everyone’s mind that why Mumbai Indians looted so much money on this player. The answer has now been given by Mahela Jayawardene, the head coach of the franchise himself. he said that,
“Tim David was in the eyes of Mumbai Indians for a while. He has been playing great cricket for some time now. We knew that Jofra Archer’s name would be delayed in the auction, we were waiting for his name. But we needed a player to strengthen our team in the meantime. For which we have gone with Tim David. They were part of our plan”.
Tim David scores runs at a strike rate of 158
Tim David had kept his base price of Rs 40 lakh for IPL 2022. As soon as Tim David’s name came up in the mega auction, all the teams showed interest to buy. Beating all the teams, the team of Mumbai Indians included this deadly all-rounder in their team by making a high bid of 8.25 crores.
David (Tim David) is known for scoring runs at an unbelievable strike rate of 158. David showed glimpses of his abilities when he smashed a 29-ball 71 for Multan Sultans at Islamabad United in the Pakistan Super League. Mumbai Indians must have seen this innings of Tim David.