IPL 2024
Daryl Mitchell’s Spectacular Catch Dismisses Venkatesh Iyer In CSK vs KKR Clash
By CricShots - Apr 8, 2024 9:32 pm
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In the ongoing clash between Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai, Daryl Mitchell showcased his fielding prowess with a stunning catch that dismissed Venkatesh Iyer. Kolkata Knight Riders, opting to bat first, faced an early setback as their opener Phil Salt was sent back for a duck by Tushar Deshpande on the very first ball of the game.

Daryl Mitchell
Daryl Mitchell took an outstanding catch

Despite a solid start by Sunil Narine and Angkrish Raghuvanshi, Ravindra Jadeja’s double strike in the seventh over reduced KKR to 60 for 3. The partnership between Captain Shreyas Iyer and Venkatesh Iyer was short-lived as Jadeja claimed Venkatesh’s wicket.

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Daryl Mitchell played a crucial role in the dismissal, showcasing his fielding skills with a fantastic catch in the deep. Venkatesh attempted a big shot against Jadeja’s delivery, sending the ball towards deep mid-wicket. Mitchell, however, had other plans as he sprinted and dived to his right to secure the catch.

At the time of writing, KKR found themselves getting restricted to 137/9 in the 20th over, with Captain Shreyas Iyer being teh highest run-getter. Kolkata Knight Riders failed to build a competitive total with a solid partnership. Having won all three of their previous games, KKR seeks to maintain their unbeaten streak.

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Meanwhile, Chennai Super Kings, eager to bounce back after two consecutive losses, will aim to restrict KKR’s batting lineup and chase down the target to secure a vital victory.


Chennai Super Kings (Playing XI): Ruturaj Gaikwad (c), Rachin Ravindra, Ajinkya Rahane, Daryl Mitchell, Sameer Rizvi , Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni (wk), Shardul Thakur, Mustafizur Rahman, Tushar Deshpande, Maheesh Theekshana

Kolkata Knight Riders (Playing XI): Philip Salt (wk), Sunil Narine, Venkatesh Iyer, Shreyas Iyer (c), Angkrish Raghuvanshi, Andre Russell, Rinku Singh, Ramandeep Singh , Mitchell Starc, Vaibhav Arora, Varun Chakaravarthy