Vaibhav Arora takes revenge as he castles Shivam Dube after being smoked for six

The 26-year-old Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) pacer Vaibhav Arora rattled the stumps of the star Chennai Super Kings (CSK) batsman Shivam Dube in the 22nd match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai on Monday, April 8.

Since joining the Chennai Super Kings (CSK), Shivam Dube has completely transformed himself as a batsman and he has played absolutely sensational innings for the franchise regularly. 

His performance for Chennai Super Kings (CSK) were so good that the BCCI selectors gave him India recall and he is also in the scheme of things for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 in June in the West Indies and USA. To register a place in India’s squad for the World Cup, Dube needs to perform well in the IPL 2024 and he hasn’t disappointed so far.

In the match against KKR, Shivam Dube once again batted brilliantly and smashed 28 runs off 18 balls. His innings was studded with 1 four and 3 sixes and he played a vital hand in CSK’s 7-wicket win over the dominant Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR).

In the match, Shivam Dube decided to attack pacer Vaibhav Arora and smashed him for a huge six on the 4th ball of the 17th over. However, the pacer quickly took his revenge by rattling his stumps on the next delivery with a straight ball. After picking the wicket, the pacer was pumped up and he reacted aggressively, but the batter didn’t pay any attention to it and he walked back to the hut in disappointment.

It is always nice to come and play in front of a special crowd – Daryl Mitchell 

Speaking after the match, Daryl Mitchell, who played a key role in the victory of the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) over Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), said that playing in front of the Chepauk crowd was special and winning the match made things more special for them. Daryl Mitchell stated:

“It is always nice to come and play in front of a special crowd and to get the win is cool.”

The Kiwi all-rounder also shed light on the plan of Chennai Super Kings (CSK) during the run-chase and said that they wanted to take the game deep. He asserted:

“The surface was on the slower side, the plan was to take it as deep as you could.”

Mitchell was bamboozled by a Sunil Narine special in the 13th over of the innings for 25 and speaking after the match, he showered praise on the spinner labelling him as a world-class bowler. Daryl Mitchell further elaborated:

“[on Narine] He is a world-class bowler and for me it is coming out with plans and put pressure on them, worked tonight and Rutu being there till the end was class to see. I don’t mind wherever I bat, I’m here to win games of cricket and it was nice to get the job done.”

Watch: Vaibhav Arora castles Shivam Dube in IPL 2024 clash between CSK and KKR

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