Former Australia all-rounder Tom Moody believes it was an “extraordinary transfer” by Delhi Capitals to commerce New Zealand quick bowler Trent Boult to Mumbai Indians earlier than the Indian Premier League (2020) version at the moment being performed within the United Arab Emirates.
Boult has been in nice kind this season and alongside Jasprit Bumrah, he has been one of many key the reason why Mumbai Indians are on the cusp of profitable their fifth IPL title. He has picked up 22 wickets in 14 matches to this point this season.
In opposition to the Shreyas Iyer-led facet in Qualifier 1, the left-arm pacer was as soon as once more at his menacing finest as he picked up two wickets proper at the beginning which rattled Delhi’s chase of 201 and helped Mumbai Indians enter the ultimate to be performed on Tuesday.
“To me, that was a rare transfer. And I do know that at that time at that commerce, they did not know that the match was going to maneuver to the UAE. Besides, Trent Boult could be lethal in Mumbai as a result of that’s one venue the place the ball would swing,” Moody informed ESPNcricinfo.
“And Boult is among the finest powerplay bowlers within the IPL so to reward him to one of many strongest groups, if not the strongest group of the entire match, an ace like that, it is extraordinary. In the event that they have been desirous to money their chips in so to talk with Trent Boult, they need to have simply performed it by way of the public sale and let not solely Mumbai however different groups fish round for Trent Boult,” he added.