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Mumbai Indians' Evin Lewis becomes 500th player to debut in Indian Premier League

Evin Lewis became the 500th player to debut in the Indian Premier League (IPL) though he was dismissed for duck in the IPL 2018 opening match.

Written by: India TV Sports Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: April 07, 2018 20:29 IST ]
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Evin Lewis in action during a cricket match

West Indies and Mumbai Indians left-handed batsman Evin Lewis became the 500th player to debut in the Indian Premier League (IPL) when he came to bat at Wankhede Stadium in the IPL 2018 opening match against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) on Saturday. However, the 26-year-old Trinidad batsman lost his wicket for a duck.

CSK pacer Deepak Chahar trapped Lewis LBW, a duck on his IPL debut. He reviewed the on-field umpire Gaffaney's decision, who was quick to raise his finger. The review revealed that it was a fair delivery, the ball swung back in and thudded into Lewis's pads, he fell over on the flick and missed.

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