WATCH: Andre Russell applauds after Ishant Sharma floors him with a toe-crushing yorker in DC vs KKR clash | IPL 2024

Apr 4, 2024

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The 16th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 showcased an enthralling encounter between Delhi Capitals (DC) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at the Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium in Visakhapatnam. The clash witnessed a spectacle of explosive batting, predominantly from the Knight Riders, who eventually secured a resounding victory by posting the second-highest total in IPL history.

Sunil Narine’s spectacular power-hitting

Sunil Narine spearheaded KKR’s batting assault with a sensational display of power-hitting, hammering an electrifying 85 runs. His innings, adorned with seven fours and an equal number of sixes, provided the impetus for KKR’s imposing total. Joining forces with the young Angkrish Raghuvanshi, who marked his IPL batting debut with a blazing fifty, Narine orchestrated a scintillating 104-run partnership off just 48 balls.

Andre Russell’s contribution and Ishant Sharma’s yorker

Andre Russell, known for his explosive batting prowess, added further impetus to KKR’s innings with a quickfire 41 off 19 balls. However, his innings was cut short in the final over by a mesmerizing delivery from Ishant Sharma. The experienced campaigner unleashed a toe-crushing yorker that completely deceived Russell, crashing into the stumps and leaving the explosive batter stunned.

Russell appreciates Ishant’s toe-crusher

The video of Russell’s dismissal quickly went viral on social media platforms, captivating cricket enthusiasts worldwide. Despite being dismissed, Russell’s appreciation for the sheer brilliance of Ishant’s delivery was evident as he applauded while making his way back to the dugout. The moment encapsulated the spirit of sportsmanship amidst the fierce competition of IPL.

Also WATCH: IPL 2024 – Rishabh Pant’s exceptional no-look six prompts Shah Rukh Khan to give a standing ovation during DC vs KKR clash

Here is the video:


Ishant Sharma with a beaut of a delivery to dismiss the dangerous Russell!

Head to @JioCinema and @StarSportsIndia to watch the match LIVE#TATAIPL | #DCvKKR | @ImIshant

— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) April 3, 2024

KKR’s commanding victory

KKR’s imposing total of 272/7 proved insurmountable for DC as they succumbed to a defeat by a massive margin of 106 runs, getting bundled out for 166 in 17.2 overs. Vaibhav Arora (3/27) and Varun Chakaravarthy (3/33) bagged three wickets each for the Knight Riders.

Also READ: Twitter reactions – Sunil Narine, Angkrish Raghuvanshi shine as clinical KKR registers a dominant win over DC in IPL 2024

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