Big relief for New Zealand! This key player is fit for T20 World Cup


Before the start of the T20 World Cup, good news has come out for the New Zealand cricket team. Team veteran all-rounder Daryl Mitchell will be retained in the team for the T20 World Cup. It is believed that he will be fully fit by the first match against Australia on 22 October.

Daryl Mitchell was batting in the nets and then his finger got fractured. Due to this, Darryl Mitchell has been ruled out of the T20 tri-series with Pakistan and Bangladesh and he was also in danger of being out of the T20 World Cup. However, now there are reports that he will be fit till the World Cup.

New Zealand head coach Gary Stead said that Darryl Mitchell was scanned and after that his injury did not appear too deep. Talking to reporters on Monday, he said,

‘We are still hopeful that Darryl Mitchell will probably be fit for the first game or if we really look at the second game.’

Darryl Mitchell will be fit till the match against Afghanistan

New Zealand’s team reached the final in last year’s T20 World Cup. This time the team has to play its second match against Afghanistan on 26 October. This match will be played at Melbourne Cricket Ground. Mitchell can play in this match.

Talking about Daryl Mitchell, he is a very important player for New Zealand in all three formats. He was instrumental in taking the team to the final in the T20 World Cup last year. Darryl Mitchell scored an unbeaten 72 against England in the semi-final match and took the Kiwis to the final.


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