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IPL final: X declares Mitchell Starc as GOAT after KKR star clinches 2 wickets in powerplay

May 26, 2024 10:26 PM IST

As KKR’s Mitchell Starc sent two SRH players back to the pavilion during the powerplay, cricket fans can’t keep calm but laud him for his impressive bowling.

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) are up against Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. Pat Cummins led-SRH won the toss and chose to bat first. They have lost eight wickets so far, with three in the powerplay. The credit for two of them goes to Mitchell Starc - who clinched the first wicket in the first over and then the other in the fourth. Andre Russell took three wickets, while Harshit Rana claimed two wickets each to shake SRH. Vaibhav Arora, Sunil Narine, and Varun Chakaravarthy, too, sent one SRH player each back to the pavilion.

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IPL 2024 Final: Kolkata Knight Riders' Mitchell Starc celebrates with teammates after taking the wicket of Sunrisers Hyderabad batter Abhishek Sharma. (PTI)

As Aussie pacer, Mitchell Starc, is on fire today, so are the cricket enthusiasts who are watching the summit clash between KKR and SRH. Many took to X to share reactions and heap praise on Starc for his impressive deliveries.

Check out a few reactions below:

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This is what Kolkata Knight Riders posted.

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This X handle declared Starc as “the man of big matches”.

Here’s what this X user shared:

This individual said that Starc delivered an “unplayable” ball during the first over.

An X user hailed Starc as the “GOAT”.

Another cricket fan wrote this: “Gautam Gambhir at this moment knew he had sealed a clutch God in Mitchell Starc.”

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Mitchell Starc was picked up by Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) for a whopping Rs. 24.75 crores, which made him the most expensive player in the history of the IPL. Leaving today’s match, Starc has picked 15 wickets from 13 matches so far.

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