WATCH: Sourav Ganguly’s priceless response as Jake Fraser-McGurk smashes first ball for six in GT vs DC clash | IPL 2024

In the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 clash between Delhi Capitals (DC) and Gujarat Titans (GT) at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Wednesday (April 17), the Delhi bowlers displayed clinical precision, bundling out Gujarat for a mere 89 runs.

Jake Fraser-McGurk’s explosive start

The game reached its new heights as Delhi’s innings kicked off with a bang, courtesy of Jake Fraser-McGurk‘s explosive batting display. The Australian sensation showed no jitteriness and announced his arrival in this game in emphatic fashion. As soon as he faced the ball from Gujarat’s debutant Sandeep Warrier, Fraser-McGurk unleashed a relentless assault by smashing the first delivery for a straight towering six.

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Sourav Ganguly’s invaluable reaction

This audacious stroke immediately put the Gujarat bowlers on the back foot and set the tone for an electrifying innings. Fraser-McGurk’s aggressive intent not only rattled the opposition but also drew the admiration of Delhi’s Director of Cricket, Sourav Ganguly. As a former explosive batter himself, Ganguly couldn’t help but revel in the fearless and dominant display exhibited by the young opener.

Here’s the video:

Fraser-McGurk’s innings cut short by Spencer Johnson

Fraser-McGurk’s innings commenced with a glorious six off Warrier’s delivery, followed by a beautifully timed boundary two balls later. He continued his assault against Spencer Johnson, his Australian counterpart, smashing him for a six and a four. However, Fraser-McGurk’s innings was cut short as Johnson dismissed him on the last ball of his over. He played a excellent knock of 20 runs off just 9 balls as provided his side a outstanding start.

Victory for Delhi Capitals

The dismissal of Fraser-McGurk provided a glimmer of hope for Gujarat, especially as Sandeep Warrier swiftly followed it up with the dismissals of Prithvi Shaw and Abhishek Porel. With the prized scalps of two key batters, Warrier’s spell injected some momentum back into Gujarat’s favor. However, the resilient Delhi’s skipper, Rishabh Pant, alongside Sumit Kumar, took charge of the situation and guided their team’s innings expertly and earned the victory by six wickets.

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