WATCH: Pooran unbelievably saves a boundary
Rajasthan Royals has made history by winning a historic run chase in match no 9 of IPL in UAE. The match between Kings XI Punjab and Rajasthan Royals was one of the highest run scoring matches in the history of IPL. With the heroics of Sanju Samson and others the Steve Smith-led side has picked their consecutive second win in IPL 2020.
Although, kings XI Punjab has lost the match. They had some remarkable praising efforts on the field. An incredible fielding effort from West Indian Nicholas Pooran in the eighth over stunned the cricket world. He unbelievably saved a six by jumping over the boundary rope, catching the ball midair and managing to flick it back into the field before touching the ground again. The shot was scored from Sanju Samson.
After his Fielding effort, commentators , experts and pundits on social media floored his effort with praise and reaction. Some says this was one of the greatest fielding displays ever in T20 which they didn’t see for too long. Even Indian great Sachin Tendulkar dear didn’t took too long to praise on the youngster and marked it as the best save he has seen in his life.
Although, Samson couldn’t make it to the boundary, due to heroic save but he stayed focused and hit Australian off spinner Glenn Maxwell for three sixes before he went back in the pavillion with a delivery from Mohammad Shami.
UNBELIEVABLE fielding from Nicholas Pooran! 😳👏 pic.twitter.com/sHSI7wouD7
— 183* (@Vineeth_777) September 27, 2020
— ICC (@ICC) September 27, 2020
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) September 27, 2020
Nicholas Pooran …😳😳😳😳😳…. not sure I've ever seen better
— Scott Styris (@scottbstyris) September 27, 2020
Pooran has just produced one of the greatest fielding saves I have ever seen. That was almost two yards over the rope and to pull it back….Wow! Where is this standard of fielding going to take us next….
— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) September 27, 2020
Best piece of fielding I’ve ever seen!!
— Albie Morkel (@albiemorkel) September 27, 2020
Nicholas Pooran has just pulled off one of the great saves in the game of cricket. Unbelievable awareness.
— Ian bishop (@irbishi) September 27, 2020