Within the 14th Match of IPL 2021, Punjab Kings (PBKS) clashed with Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) on the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.
After successful the toss, the KL Rahul-led franchise selected to bat first.
Well-known for aiding spinners and pacers with velocity variations, the Chepauk pitch performed true to its nature. Bhuvneshwar Kumar despatched Rahul again to the pavilion within the first ball of the fourth over when in an try and speed up the innings, the Punjab skipper gave a straightforward catch to Kedar Jadhav.
One other spectacular catch was taken by the leg-spinner Rashid Khan.
The incident occurred within the remaining ball of the seventh over when Rashid was stationed at brief mid-wicket. Khaleel Ahmed bowled a back-off size supply to Mayank Agarwal. Making an attempt to go excessive, the opener performed a pull shot, however the gradual off-cutter deceived Agarwal, who mistimed it.
Rashid couldn’t anticipate the ball and dived within the fallacious course, however eventually, his arms caught to the white leather-based earlier than it might bounce on the grass, and therefore he grabbed a superb low catch.
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With this catch, the harmful Punjab batsman needed to depart early at a low particular person rating of 25. Rashid had earlier dropped the swashbuckling opener at deep mid-wicket, and thus with this catch, the 22-year-old accomplished his redemption.
In the meantime, PBKS had been bundled out for 120 runs on board. Rashid bowled a cheap spell, giving 17 runs in his 4 overs and taking the dear wicket of Chris Gayle.
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