Daryl Mitchell ruled out of 2nd test against South Africa and Australia T20Is | Bad news amid test series, this star player is out due to injury

By Nishu Bhardwaj February 8, 2024 7:52 AM IST

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This star player was out of the test series due to injury

Daryl Mitchell: Team India is currently playing a 5-match test series against England. At the same time, the South African team is also currently on the tour of New Zealand. A series of 2 test matches is being played between these two teams. Amidst this series, a bad news has emerged for cricket fans. A star player is out of this series due to injury.

This player was out of the test series

New Zealand’s star player Daryl Mitchell has been ruled out of the Test series being played against South Africa. He has been suffering from a leg injury for a long time, due to which he has been given rest. He has also been ruled out of the T20 series played against Australia. Let us tell you that Mitchell, who has an average of 53.46 in tests, has been struggling with this problem for about six or seven months.

Daryl Mitchell’s replacement not announced

The New Zealand team has not announced the replacement of New Zealander Daryl Mitchell. Will Young is already present in the team, so he can replace Daryl Mitchell. At the same time, there is a possibility that with the advancement of Glenn Phillips and Mitchell Santner, the team can be re-balanced and another fast bowler can get a chance in the playing 11.

New Zealand won the first test match in a one-sided manner

In the first Test match against South Africa, New Zealand, batting first, scored 511 runs in its first innings. After this, New Zealand’s bowlers also performed brilliantly and bowled out South Africa’s first innings for 162 runs. At the same time, New Zealand declared its second innings after scoring 179 runs at the loss of 4 wickets. In response, the South African team could score only 247 runs in the last innings and lost the match by 281 runs.

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