IPL 2024
Romario Shepherd Smashes 32 Runs In The Last Over Against DC
By CricShots - Apr 7, 2024 5:47 pm
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In the ongoing clash between Mumbai Indians (MI) and Delhi Capitals (DC) at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, left-handed batters have showcased their prowess against left-arm off-spinners, exemplified by Axar Patel’s encounter. However, the late flourish from Tim David and Romario Shepherd helped MI to reach a formidable total against teh struggling bowling of DC.

Romario Shephered
Romario Shepherd plays a blinder

This strategic advantage makes left-handed batsmen valuable assets, especially in confronting restrictive off spinners during the middle overs of limited-overs cricket matches. Axar Patel, representing Delhi Capitals, experienced this dynamic firsthand during his spell against MI. Patel’s four-over spell yielded two crucial wickets at the expense of 35 runs.

Among his dismissals were MI’s captain Rohit Sharma, falling agonizingly short of a half-century, and Ishan Kishan, who contributed a brisk 42 off 23 deliveries, including four boundaries and two maximums. During the 11th over, Ishan Kishan demonstrated the left-hander’s advantage by smashing Axar Patel for a massive six over deep mid-wicket.

WATCH – Axar Patel’s Reflex Catch Stuns Ishan Kishan

Axar Patel, adjusting his line and length, induced Kishan to play down the track on the next delivery. In an impressive display of athleticism, Patel managed to pouch a catch in his follow-through, sending Kishan back to the pavilion and securing DC’s crucial third wicket of the innings.

On the other hand, Suryakumar Yadav’s much-anticipated return to competitive cricket did not unfold as expected, as Anrich Nortje dismissed the star batter for a duck. Yadav’s comeback was eagerly awaited, but he faced an early setback in his comeback journey, failing to make an impact with the bat. Soon after, Tilak Varrma followed suit as he was dismissed in the 13th over.

WATCH – Suryakumar Yadav’s Comeback Cut Short With Silver Duck: MI vs DC Clash

Even skipper, Hardik Pandya failed to up the ante in teh slog over after a sluggish start to his innings as he was dismissed in the 18th over after scoring 39 off 32 balls. Then came Romario Shepherd, who joined hands with Tim David and they smashed 51 runs in the last two overs including 32 in the final over.

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The whole clast over of the game was played by Romorio Shepehered and he smashed 4 sixes in teh over along with a couple fo boundaries which helped MI to reach a huge score of 234/5 in 20 overs.