A look at Alzarri Joseph and his achievements

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07 Apr 2019

IPL 2019: Who is the MI pace sensation Alzarri Joseph?

Mumbai Indians pacer Alzarri Joseph stunned the cricketing world with a record-breaking performance in the IPL 2019, last night.

It was owing to his performance MI managed a 40-run win against Sunrisers Hyderabad, away from home, on Saturday.

With the world talking about his performance, many are wondering who is this wonderkid.

Here, we take a look at the young pacer and his achievements.

The story

Joseph's record-breaking 6/12 sinks SRH

Joseph's record-breaking 6/12 sinks SRH

Joseph put up a commendable shift as he claimed 6/12 to tame SRH.

Chasing a total of 137, SRH succumbed to Joseph's bowling.

Batsmen like David Warner, Vijay Shankar and Deepak Hooda fell prey to him.

Among the tailenders, who became his victim, were Rashid Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Siddarth Kaul.

Joseph eclipsed the record of Sohail Tanvir (6/14), which was scripted in 2008.

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Joseph's spell the second-best in Asia

Who is Joseph?

Joseph: A young Antiguan bowling prodigy

The young pacer hails from Antigua. He rose to fame when he claimed 7/46 against Windward Islands in 2015.

While he is coached by Winston Benjamin, Dale Steyn is his hero.

He won the U-19 World Cup for the Windies in 2016. Legends like Andy Roberts, Ian Bishop, Curtly Ambrose have hailed the pacer.

He has to date played nine Tests and 16 ODIs.

Star in making

Joseph still a rising star in T20s

Joseph still a rising star in T20s

While Joseph might have had his dream IPL debut, he is still a star in the making in this format.

Despite making his first-class debut in 2014, he has to date played just eight T20s.

In these matches, he has claimed 15 wickets at an average of 20.20 and an economy of 10.38.

IPL 2019 could be the beginning of his prolific T20 career.

What's next?

Joseph eyes further feats with MI, along with T20I debut

As Joseph continues his IPL journey, he is sure to make another start for MI in the next game against Kings XI Punjab in Mumbai on Wednesday.

While he aims to continue with the same momentum and finish the IPL on a high, he would also be looking to cement his place in the Windies T20I squad for ICC World T20 next year.

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Which team does Alzarri Joseph play for in CPL?

Asked 2019-04-07 13:16:48 by Rajesh Jhadav

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Alzarri Joseph plays for St. Kits and Nevis Patriots in CPL.

Which has been Joseph's fastest delivery to date?

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Joseph's fastest delivery was 143 km/h during -19 World Cup 2016.

Who is Joseph replacing in MI squad?

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Joseph has replaced Adam Milne in MI for IPL 2019.

Will Joseph play World Cup 2019?

Asked 2019-04-07 13:16:48 by Rakesh Pillai

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Windies are yet to announce the squad for World Cup 2019.

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