Shot of the Day - Jake Fraser-McGurk's audacious first ball six leaves Ganguly amused- GT vs DC IPL 2024

Jake Fraser McGurk played a brilliant cameo of 20 off 10 with the help of two fours and two sixes.

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Australia and Delhi Capitals batter Jake Fraser-McGurk announced himself on the grand stage of the Indian Premier League (IPL) with a match-winning knock of 55 (35) against Lucknow Super Giants. The 22-year-old continued to bat with full freedom during Match 32 against Gujarat Titans at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad as he top-scored for his side in the 90-run chase.

Opening the innings for Delhi, the talented youngster got off the mark in style sending the first ball of the innings for a maximum against Sandeep Warrier. McGurk effortlessly launched the Gujarat Titans seamer over his head for a six leaving both the commentator Ravi Shastri and DC Director of Cricket Sourav Ganguly.

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Watch Jake Fraser-McGurk’s six here:

The 22-year-old went on to score 20 off just 10 balls with the help of two fours and as many sixes to get his off to a great start adding 25 runs in just two overs. Following his dismissal, contributions from Abhishek Porel (15 off 7), Shai Hope (19 off 10), Rishabh Pant (16* off 11) and Sumit Kumar (9* off 9) took Delhi over the line in 8.5 overs.

Mukesh and Ishant ran through GT's batting

Earlier in the day, Mukesh Kumar (3/14, 2.3 overs), Ishant Sharma (2/8, 2 overs), and Tristan Stubbs (2/11, 1 over) ran through GT's batting to bundle them out for 89 in 17.3 overs. Rashid Khan was the lone warrior for the hosts with his innings of 31 (24) with the help of two fours and a six.

Following their win, DC climbed to the sixth spot on the points table with six wins from seven matches having six points to their name while Gujarat slipped to the seventh spot with six points from seven matches.

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