new Delhi: Global cricket was won from World Cup-1992 where South Africa got a new team. At the same time, revolution started in Fielding’s world too. Especially Jonty Rhodes almost got to catch catches at points and covers in the form of almost flying in the air, or to jump out to Inzamam-ul-Haq, everyone was crazy about this. After this almost every team improved their fielding and cricketers of many teams also earned a name in this field. But after this, the Indian Premier League (IPL) and Fielding reached a new level. We are telling you about some match-changing fielding of IPL.
When Ricky Ponting showed his age
Ricky Ponting, who was playing for the Mumbai Indians against the Delhi Daredevils in IPL 2013, surprised everyone with a catch despite his growing age. In this match played at the Wankhede Stadium, off-spinner Harbhajan Singh threw an off break making a loop, which Unmukt Chand tried to play it on the empty side of the off side. Ricky Ponting jumped into the air and converted this shot into a catch almost flying in several inches of air at covers position.
Raina’s tremendous ‘blind’ catch
In the IPL-2016, there was a contest between Gujarat Lions and Kolkata Knight Riders. Suryakumar Yadav of KKR tried to surprise Dwayne Smith by throwing a strong bouncer. Yadav could not play it properly and the ball started going from the top edge of his bat to the top of the slip. Suresh Raina took a catch with one hand, jumping about 5 feet in the first slip.
Pollard pulled a six from inside the boundary
In the IPL-2014, there was a match between Mumbai Indians and Rajasthan Royals. The strong shot from Rajasthan’s Kevin Cooper had almost reached the boundary line, when Kieron Pollard pulled the ball back from within the boundary and bounced. After bouncing, Pollard ran back several meters and leaped and grabbed the ball and made a tremendous catch with one hand.
Botha was missing, Rahane caught the catch
During the IPL-2012, Rahul Sharma of Pune Warriors hit a strong shot at long off against Rajasthan Royals. Johan Botha, who was present there, put a hand inside the boundary, clutching the catch and the ball fell from his hand, but by then he had reached Ajinkya Rahane by hitting a 20-yard sprint from Long On. Rahane catches a falling catch from Botha.
David Hussey became Superman on the boundary line
In 2005, England cricketer Paul Collingwood took an unconvincing catch of Matthew Hayden. Collingwood, playing for Delhi Daredevils against Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL-2010, was shown a similar catch by David Hussey at the Ferozeshah Kotla ground. Hussey rushed back inside, stopping Collingwood’s shot by running back and bouncing on the boundary line. After running back, he was converted into a catch.
Watson-Wise showed tremendous jugalbandi
Shane Watson and David Wiese bowled out Shreyas Iyer for the Royal Challengers Bangalore (Shane Watson) and David Wiese against the Delhi Daredevils in IPL-2016. It was a sight worth seeing.
Lynn jumped back and caught
In IPL-2014, Chris Lynn of Kolkata Knight Riders dismissed AB Devilliars of Royal Challengers Bangalore for probably the best catch in IPL history. De Villiers played a pull shot and Lynn jumped backwards at the deep square leg boundary. Leaping catches on this jump as a gymnast, falling inside the boundary, Lynn slammed the body back into the air and fell inside the ground. Onlookers were also surprised to see this catch.
De Villiers returned PK
In IPL-2010, AB de Villiers of Royal Challengers Bangalore sent Praveen Kumar of Delhi Daredevils with a tremendous catch. PK almost pushed the ball over long on for a six. De Villiers standing on the boundary leaped backwards and took a catch with a hand just a few inches back.
Gurkirat showed flying in the air
Gurkeerat Singh Mann for the Kings XI Punjab in IPL-2013 surprised everyone by catching the catch of Pune Warriors batsman Ross Taylor (Ross Taylor) flying in deep air on deep square leg. .
Harmeet became the hero of IPL final
The credit for the Deccan Chargers’ title win against RCB in the final match of IPL-2009 also goes to Harmeet Singh, who played Ryan Harris in the 19th over of the final match played in Johannesburg. The shot was caught by leaping forward. With this, the scene of the match had changed.