IPL 2022: ‘Catch of the match’, Twitter reacts to Evin Lewis’ beautiful one-handed seize to dismiss Rinku Singh

Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) would possibly nonetheless have been respiration within the playoffs race and Lucknow Tremendous Giants (LSG) would have needed to wait a little bit longer to get the ‘Q’ in opposition to their identify within the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 playoffs race the way in which Rinku Singh was going hammer-and-tongs within the slog overs on the DY Patil Stadium.

Within the closing league recreation of the season for each groups, KKR received off to the worst doable begin of their chase of 211 by shedding two early wickets earlier than skipper Shreyas Iyer led the rescue by stitching priceless partnerships with Nitish Rana and Sam Billings. And after experiencing a setback with a flurry of wickets, it was Rinku’s flip to imagine cost and get his facet inside touching distance of the end line.

Evin Lewis pulls off a surprising one-handed seize to dismiss Rinku Singh within the penultimate supply of the KKR-LSG match in Navi Mumbai. Sportzpics

And the equation of three runs off the final two deliveries appeared a cakewalk for Rinku, who had smashed Marcus Stoinis for a 4 and two sixes within the first three deliveries of the ultimate over adopted by a double.

Evin Lewis’ one-handed screamer at deep cowl although, modified the course of the sport.netpletely and ended up touchdown the knockout punch on the Knight Riders, who turned the third workforce eradicated from the playoffs race after five-time champions Mumbai Indians (MI) and four-time winners Chennai Tremendous Kings (CSK).

After a collection of overpitched deliveries from Stoinis that have been simply dispatched by Rinku for boundaries, the Australian all-rounder determined to fireside one full and huge. Rinku stretched his arms, however ended up mishitting it whereas trying to smack it over the fence.

The ball did not journey as he and the KKR camp would’ve hoped, however wasn’t precisely inside Lewis’ attain both because the Trinidadian ran to his left from sweeper level, and the ball in some way caught to his left hand as he put in a slide — making for an unimaginable sight and producing a worthy contender for ‘Catch of the Season’.

Had Lewis grassed that, Rinku — who confirmed no indicators of exhaustion at that time and was bolting between the wickets — would have had little drawback dashing again for a second, which might’ve made pinching a single off the final ball all that simpler.

As an alternative, Lewis’ unimaginable effort left Stoinis the duty of bowling to a brand new batter in Umesh Yadav, who missed a yorker that ended up hitting his off stump within the closing ball.

Right here we check out a number of the reactions to Lewis’ unimaginable catch:











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