Lalit Yadav surprised everyone by taking a sensational catch.Image Credit source: BCCI
Chennai: In any season of IPL, the discussions are about the highest run scorers or wicket takers, the ones who hit maximum sixes are also remembered. In every season, there is an eye on who will do wonders this time with ball or bat. Apart from these, everyone’s attention is also paid to sensational catches because no matter what the season, tremendous catches are seen in the tournament. This season has also seen many such catches and this is the latest entry. Lalit Yadav Did.
The spinners of Delhi Capitals were seen on the evening of Wednesday 10 May against Chennai Super Kings. In front of Kuldeep Yadav and Akshar Patel, Chennai batsmen were seen getting stuck in trouble and kept losing wickets. He was joined by part-time spinner Lalit Yadav, who made an economical start and then took a big wicket, that too in style.
game over in half a second
In the 12th over, Ajinkya Rahane used his steps on the very first ball of Lalit, who came to bowl, and made a strong shot towards the non-striker. But here Lalit showed his quickness and dived to the right. His timing was perfect and the ball got stuck between the two fingers and thumb of his right hand.
THAT. WAS. STUNNING! 👌 👌
Relive that sensational catch from @LalitYadav03 👍 👍
— IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) May 10, 2023
Lalit had taken this catch in just half a second. With this catch, the entire Chepauk stadium came in awe. Rahane was also shocked. Not only the spectators and players, but also the umpire Chris Gaffney standing behind the stumps could not believe his eyes. The expression of surprise was clearly visible on his face as well.
CSK scored 167 runs
Earlier, Akshar Patel had dealt with both the openers of Chennai cheaply. He first lbw Devon Conway and then got Rutraj Gaikwad caught out. On the other hand, Kuldeep Yadav made Moin Ali’s condition worse by trapping him. Despite this, Chennai managed to reach 167 runs losing 8 wickets and this was due to Shivam Dubey (25) and captain Dhoni (20), who played short but sharp innings.