Daryl Mitchell Goes for a Better Price at IPL Auction
Daryl Mitchell is a New Zealand cricketer who plays all formats of the game for the Black Caps and Canterbury in domestic cricket. He’s a dynamic all-rounder known for his solid batting, accurate medium pace bowling, and energetic presence on the field.
Here’s a closer look at his impressive career:
Early Life and Domestic Career:
- Born in Hamilton, New Zealand, on May 20, 1991.
- Son of former New Zealand rugby union player and coach John Mitchell.
- Played over 200 domestic matches before his international debut in 2019.
- Scored centuries in successive Plunket Shield innings before the England series in 2019.
- Made his international debut against India in a T20I in February 2019.
- Called into the Test team as a replacement for the injured Colin de Grandhomme in late 2019.
- Impressed with a confident 73 against England in his first Test innings.
- Became a mainstay in the Black Caps’ ODI and T20I lineups.
- Played a key role in New Zealand’s runner-up finish at the 2021 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup, opening the batting alongside Martin Guptill.
- Right-handed batsman known for his clean hitting and ability to build an innings.
- Bowls right-arm medium pace with good control and variations.
- Energetic fielder and a valuable asset in the team’s fielding unit.
- Scored an unbeaten 102 against Pakistan in the 2023 Cricket World Cup, helping New Zealand secure a crucial victory.
- Named Player of the Tournament in the 2023 T20 Blast for Canterbury.
- Signed a contract with Lancashire Cricket Club for the 2024 English season.