Daryl Mitchell registers biggest six of the tournament, surpasses Shreyas Iyer
The much anticipated semi-final clash is underway at the iconic Wankhede Stadium with India and New Zealand locking horns against each other. The two teams have played exceptionally well in the tournament so far, having registered phenomenal winning streaks. While New Zealand hasn’t won a single World Cup since it’s debut, India has lifted the. World Cup trophy twice, in 1983 and 2011 respectively.
The two teams boast players that have showcased their performance extraordinarily in the ongoing tournament. In the match today, India posted a target of 398 runs after having won the toss first. In the second innings, New Zealand was off to a flying start with the Kiwis acing the middling overs with unbeaten sixes and fours, but as soon as the 3rd and 4th wicket came, India went back to winning it’s lost confidence and making a difference with a hope to win the big match which will carry their 2023 World Cup campaign forward.
Mitchell’s crossing boundaries!
New Zealand batter Daryl Mitchell is on a magnificent century hunt as the ace batter has already smashed a wonderful century for the Black Caps, struggling all alone to chase the magnificent target. He is consistent throughout the game after having hit uncountable sixes and fours putting Indian bowlers in a stress like situation.
Along with this feat, Mitchell lodged an extraordinary record as he hit the biggest Six of the 2023 World Cup tournament today against India at the Wankhede Stadium. The length of his extraordinary shot stood at 107-metre, probably the longest in the tournament.
Break Shreyas Iyer’s record
Earlier in the tournament, Indian batter Shreyas Iyer boasted the record for the biggest Six which stood 106 metres long. Shreyas Iyer achieved this feat against Sri Lanka in the same stadium as Wankhede. The ball hit by Shreyas Iyer landed straight in the slip where Yuzvendra Chahal, Dhanashree Verma and Ritika Sajdeh were sitting. As of now, New Zealand’s Daryl Mitchell’s Six stands the longest Six of the tournament.
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