Updated: October 11, 2020 8:28:29 pm
Rahul Tewatia of Rajasthan Royals rode his luck to a blistering 45 to assist his workforce defeat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 5 wickets within the first match on Sunday.
Earlier, opting to bat, Manish Pandey made 54 whereas skipper David Warner scored 48 to information SRH to 158/4, a goal which Royals chased down with a ball to spare as Rahul Tewatia smashed 45 not out off 28 balls.
Tewatia introduced again recollections of the Sharjah evening however this time it was Rashid Khan who was on the receiving finish within the 18th over because the left-hander struck three consecutive boundaries.
With 22 wanted off two overs, Tewatia launched into T Natarajan, who misplaced his size making an attempt to bowl yorkers, for a 4 and a six over the quick tremendous leg that swung the match in favour of Royals.
However, woman luck smiled on Tewatia earlier than the penultimate over when Tewatia went to chop Rashid Khan and received an under-edge onto wicket-keeper Jonny Bairstow’s pad. The ball hit the keepers pads and hit the timber on the rebound. Now, had Tewatia wandered out of his crease whereas the ball deflected onto the stumps he may need been in bother. But in an odd flip of occasions, after momentarily lighting up, the zing bail fell again into its groove.
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According to the ICC, Law 29.1.1 could be very clear on what constitutes a dismissal. “The wicket is put down if a bail is completely removed from the top of the stumps, or a stump is struck out of the ground,” it states.
Zing bail fails turned a speaking level in season 12 of the Indian Premier League after failing to fall on multiple event and giving batsmen a reprieve.
(With PTI inputs)
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