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Who is Daryl Mitchell?

Daryl Joseph Mitchell (born 20 May 1991) is a New Zealand cricketer who represents Canterbury in domestic cricket, and plays for the national team. 

He is the son of New Zealand rugby union coach and former player John Mitchell.

Daryl Mitchell Biography, Wiki

Daryl Joseph Mitchell (born 20 May 1991) is a New Zealand cricketer who plays for Northern Districts. In June 2018, he was awarded a contract with Northern Districts for the 2018–19 season. In January 2019, he was named in New Zealand’s Twenty20 International (T20I) squad for their series against India.

He made his T20I debut for New Zealand against India on 6 February 2019. In November 2019, he was added to New Zealand’s Test squad for the second Test against England. He made his Test debut for New Zealand, against England, on 29 November 2019.

Daryl Mitchell was called into New Zealand’s Test team in late 2019 as a replacement for the injured Colin de Grandhomme.

He impressed, too, making an increasingly assured 73 in his first innings and bowling with impressive control on a sluggish Hamilton surface. It was probably no surprise he felt at home: he was born and raised in the city and made his name as an all-rounder with Northern Districts.

Although primarily a middle-order batsman, his seam bowling had developed over previous seasons and he had made his international debut against India in T20 cricket in February 2019. Mitchell made his first-class debut at the end of 2011-12 season and came to prominence by averaging 54.53 the following year.

That saw him win a place in the New Zealand A squad in India and Sri Lanka and, while he found life tougher there, he responded with centuries in successive innings during the following domestic season.

An unbeaten 170 made against Canterbury shortly before the England series in 2019 ensured he was in the selectors’ thoughts and, when de Grandhomme was forced to pull out of the second Test, Mitchell was selected.

He is the son of former New Zealand rugby union player and coach John Mitchell who, at the time of Daryl’s Test debut against England, was defence coach for the England rugby union side that lost in the World Cup final.

Daryl Mitchell Biography Wikipedia
Daryl Mitchell
Full nameDaryl Joseph Mitchell
Born20 May 1991 (age 31)
Hamilton, New Zealand
Batting styleRight-handed
Bowling styleRight-arm medium
RoleBatting all-rounder, international = true
Only Test (cap 276)29 November 2019 v England
T20I debut (cap 81)6 February 2019 v India
Last T20I2 February 2020 v India

Daryl Mitchell Career

The son of former New Zealand rugby union coach, John Mitchell, Daryl Mitchell is an allrounder who bowls gentle medium pace, but it is his hitting ability that has attracted the minds of several people back in New Zealand. 

Mitchell made his first class debut for Northern Districts back in the 2011 domestic season, and since then has performed consistently for his side with both bat and the ball in hand.

The right-handed batsman was an injury replacement in the New Zealand Test squad in place of Colin de Grandhomme back in 2019. In his debut Test match against England, Mitchell scored his maiden half-century, slamming 73 with impeccable control over his shot selection on a sluggish track at Hamilton.

In 2020, Mitchell moved from Northern Districts to Canterbury and in the same season, the all rounder bagged his maiden five-wicket haul in first class cricket, scalping 5 for 44 against Otago.

Pakistan toured New Zealand for a Test series in 2021, and Mitchell grabbed all the headlines in the second Test match of the series, scoring an unbeaten 102 with great maturity and composure.

The allrounder’s great start to 2021 continued in the subsequent ODI series against Bangladesh. In the third ODI of the tour, he slammed his first century in ODI cricket and announced his arrival in the ODI format in some style.

Over the years, New Zealand have produced great fast bowling all rounders, and Daryl Mitchell could soon be included in that list. Not only his batting abilities, but the way he remains calm while bowling under pressure situations is commendable and New Zealand are blessed to have such a great asset under their kitty.

The Canterbury cricketer is a complete package. Due to his all-round ability, Rajasthan Royals signed him up for the 2022 Indian Premier League for INR 75 Lakhs in the mega-auction 2021, held in Bangalore. 

The Hamilton-born batter won the ‘ICC Spirit of Cricket Award’ in 2021 when he refused to take a single after colliding with Adil Rashid. The New Zealand all-rounder was the ‘Player of the Match’ in the semi-final of the 2021 T20 World Cup as he smashed an unbridled 72 runs off 47 balls to take his team over the line against England.

After being picked by RR in the 2022 mega auction, the 30-year-old all-rounder would be hoping to make an impact and gain some valuable experience leading up to the 2022 T20 World Cup.

Daryl Mitchell FAQ’s

Who is Daryl Mitchell?

Daryl Joseph Mitchell (born 20 May 1991) is a New Zealand cricketer who represents Canterbury in domestic cricket, and plays for the national team. 

How old is Daryl Mitchell?

Daryl Mitchell is currently 31 years old.

What is Daryl Mitchell’s full name?

Daryl Joseph Mitchell.

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