Before the second qualifier of IPL, Rajasthan suffered a big setback, leaving the tournament and returned back
Had to leave IPL midway for Test series
In view of this, Darryl Mitchell has decided to leave the IPL midway and go to England, where he will join the New Zealand national team. During this time Darryl Mitchell will be part of the practice match to be played before the Test series where the match is to be played against First Class Counties 11. The match will start in Chelmsford from 26 May. At the same time, his teammate bowler Trent Boult and all-rounder James Neesham will remain with the team.
Sangakkara wishes best for Test series
It is noteworthy that the New Zealand cricket team has to play host to England for the 3-match Test series to be played under the World Test Championship, which is to be held from June 2 to 23. In a video shared by Rajasthan Royals, the team’s director of cricket Kumar Sangakkara has given a farewell speech to this player.
Sangakkara said, “Daryl has been with us from the beginning and he continues to be a vital part of this amazing journey. They have done a lot for our team in terms of energy and keeping up with who they are, playing, fielding, helping and supporting each other. Darryl Mitchell has played a vital role in getting to know each other and playing as a team. We’ve all tried to do our bit and Darryl has done a wonderful job for us. We wish him all the very best for the England series and we will all watch and support him in the practice match from May 26.
hard to go in times like these
It is worth noting that Daryl Mitchell has been seen playing only two matches for Rajasthan Royals in this series. He said on this Sangakkara’s talk, ‘It is very sad to leave the team in such difficult times, but I will support my team by watching every match and when you guys lift the trophy, then I will also be with you on video call. ‘