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Delhi Capitals fast bowler Ishant Sharma floored Kolkata Knight Riders star Andre Russell with a feisty yorker, leading to his wicket in the IPL 2024. In another run-scoring feast, Kolkata smashed the second-highest score in IPL as they scored 272 in 20 overs at the Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam against Delhi.

Sunil Narine top-scored for the Knight Riders with a blistering 85 in 39 balls with seven fours and seven sixes. Supporting Narine, young Indian batter Angkrish Raghuvanshi scored 54 in 27 balls while Russell chipped in with a 19-ball 41 with four fours and three sixes. 

Andre Russell falls flat after being clean-bowled by Ishant Sharma's yorker

But in the final over of the first inning, Ishant Sharma, after conceding 35 in two overs, bowled a toe-crushing yorker that made Russell fall onto the floor quite awkwardly. The West Indian star tried to defend the ball but failed to bring his bat down in time as the stumps were shattered. 

I just wanted to watch the ball and react:  Angkrish Raghuvanshi

Coming back to  Angkrish Raghuvanshi, the 18-year-old talked about how he tried to stay in the moment and react. Speaking in the mid-innings interview, Raghuvanshi said, "I just wanted to watch the ball and react. I had worked in the nets for the last few weeks, just had fun watching Sunil play. Having watched the SRH match, nothing's a winning score, we'll have to bowl well. Bowl in the right channels and force them into mistakes"