[Watch] Tim Southee takes an excellent catch on observe by means of to dismiss SRH’s Rahul Tripathi

Tim Southee takes a brilliant catch on the follow through (Credit: BCCI/IPL)

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) quick bowler Tim Southee grabbed an excellent reflex catch to dismiss Sunrisers Hyderabad’s (SRH) Rahul Tripathi on the MCA Stadium in Saturday’s IPL 2022 fixture.

The incident befell within the ninth over of the match when Tripathi tried to unleash a straight drive off the skilled Kiwi pacer. The Hyderabad batter did not attempt to maintain the ball down and performed it with exhausting fingers.

The ball was touring at a fast tempo however Tim Southee put his hand out to seize the catch out of nowhere. Southee went to his left to catch the ball simply above his shoulders. It was an excellent reflex catch from the KKR bowler.

Watch Southee’s catch under:

Chasing 178 runs, SRH openers Kane Williamson and Abhishek Sharma received their staff off to a gentle begin. Nonetheless, Kolkata pegged them again within the remaining over of the powerplay when Andre Russell dismissed the Hyderabad captain.

Abhishek continued to build up runs at a brisk tempo earlier than Pat Cummins’ brilliance halted Hyderabad’s run move. KKR banked on the momentum to get a few extra wickets in fast succession.

SRH will now depend on all-rounder Washington Sundar to bat deep in the event that they should chase down the whole.

“We received a bit further and that may be a bonus” – Andre Russell after an unbeaten 49 vs SRH

Since 2019, Russell has a 180+ IPL strike-rate. No different #KKR batter, barring Narine, has over 140 SR dealing with a good variety of balls.Insane how 12 months after 12 months KKR mess up within the auctions in backing up an enormous like Russell in that batting line-up.#KKRvsSRH

After a vibrant begin from Ajinkya Rahane and Nitish Rana, the Knight Riders suffered a collapse and had been diminished to 94/5. Nonetheless, Russell and Sam Billings stitched a much-needed 63-run partnership to take the whole in extra of 150 runs.

The West Indian scored 20 runs off SRH’s remaining over to take the whole to 177 runs. Russell, who remained unbeaten on 49 off 28 deliveries, acknowledged that they’ve an excellent whole on the board to win the sport.

Talking on the finish of KKR’s innings, Andre Russell mentioned:

“It’s good to complete sturdy. They had been bowling very properly, the seamers had been hitting the yorkers. I used to be a bit depressing however I mentioned let’s simply keep it up since I do know if I keep until the top, we will get 170. We received a bit further and that may be a bonus.”

He added:

“It (whole) seems good based mostly on the way it’s (pitch) enjoying however it’s not enjoying nearly as good because it seems. 170 is certainly an excellent rating. It’s holding a bit however now we have to bowl properly and bowl good areas. As soon as we bowl exhausting size with not a lot room and alter our tempo… the bowlers Umesh, Southee and myself, we’re undoubtedly going again ourselves and now we have two top-class spinners too.”

It is a must-win sport for Kolkata as they purpose to maintain their probabilities of making it to the IPL 2022 playoffs afloat.


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