Dewald Brevis IPL Career

Last Modified Apr 09, 2024 10:52 IST
IPL Debut year2022
IPL TeamMumbai Indians
NationalitySouth African
RoleBatter
Batting StyleRight-handed
Bowling StyleRight-arm leg-spin
Current Auction PriceINR 3 crore
Last IPL Season runs161


Dewald Brevis IPL Career
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A destructive top-order batter, known by the nickname ‘Baby AB’, blessed with elite footwork against spin and 360-degree strokeplay, South Africa's Dewald Brevis shot to the limelight through his exploits in the ICC U19 World Cup 2022, which took place in the West Indies.

Due to his uncanny resemblance with his idol 'AB de Villiers', Brevis had already become a social media sensational through his exploits in domestic T20s in South Africa, but it was at the World Cup where the teenager showcased that he was far and away the best talent among his age group.

Brevis finished as the leading run-scorer in the WC, and as one would expect, an IPL contract soon came calling. He registered himself at a base price of INR 20 Lakhs but was eventually picked by the Mumbai Indians for INR 3 Crores.

He showcased glimpses of his talent in the 7 games (161 runs @ a strike rate of 142.48), he played for MI in the season (IPL 2022) that ensued. Brevis was retained by the Mumbai Indians franchise at the same price (INR 3 crore) ahead of the 2023 IPL. However, the latest Proteas sensation, Brevis did not get a single chance to perform on the big stage (IPL 2023). He has also been retained in the 2024 IPL auction by the same franchise (Mumbai Indians). Therefore, he will be seen performing for the MI franchise in the 2024 IPL.

‘Dewald Brevis’ IPL Auction Price

Dewald Brevis
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Dewald Brevis was first picked up by the Mumbai Indians franchise for INR 3 crore in the 2022 IPL mega-auction. Because of his marvelous performance, MI went for him yet another year and retained him ahead of the 2023 IPL. Brevis will be seen playing for the MI franchise in the 2024 IPL as well.

YearTeamSalary (in INR)
2022Mumbai Indians3 crore
2023Mumbai Indians3 crore
2024Mumbai Indians3 crore
Total 9 crore


‘Dewald Brevis’ IPL runs year-wise

Dewald Brevis
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As per the official IPL site, Dewald Brevis could not get a chance to play in the 2023 IPL. His batting statistics in the 2022 IPL are as follows:-

YearMatInnNORunsAvgHSSR501004s6sCT
202277016123.0049142.480014113
Total77016123.0049142.480014113


‘Dewald Brevis’ IPL wickets year-wise

Dewald Brevis
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Dewald Brevis has taken only 1 wicket in the IPL so far and that too of modern-day great Virat Kohli on his very first ball. Here are his bowling stats:-

YearMatchesInningsWicketsAverageEconomyBest Figures4-wicket match
20227118.0016.001/80
Total7118.0016.001/80


‘Dewald Brevis’ IPL Records

Dewald Brevis is yet to create any records in the IPL.


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FAQs on Dewald Brevis

What is the current IPL salary of Dewald Brevis?

Dewald Brevis is paid INR 3 crore by the Mumbai Indians franchise every IPL season.

Which IPL team does Dewald Brevis play for?

Dewald Brevis currently plays for the Mumbai Indians franchise in the IPL.

How was Dewald Brevis’ performance in his debut year in the IPL?

Dewald Brevis made his debut in 2022. The Mumbai Indians franchise picked him in their squad. He scored 161 runs in 7 matches at an average of 23.00, striking at 142.48 that season.

How many sixes did Dewald Brevis hit in IPL 2022?

Dewald Brevis hit 11 sixes in the 2022 IPL.

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