Daryl Mitchell Smashes Third Consecutive Century

Daryl Mitchell Smashes Third Consecutive Century Breaks 73 Years Old Record

Daryl Mitchell became the first batsman to score a century in three consecutive Tests outside the country. New Zealand batsman Daryl Mitchell is cutting the series against England like a dream. In every match of the current series, this right-handed batsman has taken the responsibility of leading the team from the edge of the ditch.

He has done so well that his personal collection has surpassed three figures in three of the five innings he has played in three Tests so far. New Zealand played the last Test of the three-match series against England on Friday (June 24). Like in the first two Tests, New Zealand’s top order quickly returned to the dressing room. So Mitchell had to shoulder the responsibility of taking the team to a safe place. Of course, this is nothing new to him!

Mitchell was battling for 95 runs, and spinner Jack Leach in bowling. The way Leach flew the ball over the long-off, it seemed that Mitchell could not do an easier job! But who knows if he knew then that he has set a new record! Mitchell did not give birth to a new record in a royal manner. His third century in the series. Six more have scored centuries in each of the three-match Test series.

Ken Barrington of England against Pakistan in 1968, Shoaib Mohammad of Pakistan against Australia in 1990, Matthew Hayden of Australia against South Africa in 2002, Mohammad Yousuf of Pakistan against West Indies in 2006, Ross Taylor of New Zealand against West Indies in 2013 and Sri Lankan of India in 2016. Kohli built this reputation.

New Zealand’s Daryl Mitchell is the difference with them in one place! That is, they have each scored three centuries in three matches at home. And Dary Mitchell set a new record on their soil against the English. Not only did Daryl Mitchell set a new record, but he also broke the 73-year-old record. Daryl Mitchell is the highest run-getter as New Zealand’s batsman in the bilateral series against England.

Martin Denley scored 462 runs in the series against England in 1949. In the current series, Mitchell has collected 472 runs in five innings around Lord’s, Trent Bridge and Headingley. Mitchell will get one more innings to increase the run gap in the record though.

 


 

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