Up to date: October 10, 2020 8:23:07 pm
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) beat Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) by two runs — or two centimetres — in Saturday’s IPL match. Glenn Maxwell got here inside tantalising attain of hitting a six off the final ball to take the match to a Tremendous Over, and the gamers waited anxiously after the final ball, until replays zoomed in to indicate that the ball had landed simply inside the boundary.
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— Sky Sports activities Cricket (@SkyCricket) October 10, 2020
KXIP had been consigned to their sixth defeat in seven matches on Saturday, as they managed to lose yet one more match from a seemingly comfy scenario.
— Akshay Nahar (@acnahar) October 10, 2020
KXIP wanted 21 off 16 deliveries to win, following a 115-run opening stand between KL Rahul and Mayank Agarwal. Nevertheless, issues modified thereon. Quantity four batsman Simranjeet Singh performed out three dot balls after which took a single off the final ball of the 18th over. KL chopped one on to his stumps within the 19th over, plunging the group into sudden disaster.
— Aakash Chopra (@cricketaakash) October 10, 2020
Sport of inches…..
— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) October 10, 2020
With 7 runs to win off the final ball, Maxwell swung over covers as Sunil Narine bowled the 20th. Because the ball landed, there was preliminary confusion. The on-air commentator thought it was a six. Umpire Chris Gaffaney signalled 4. Narine was fast to shake Maxwell’s palms, however the gamers then waited for the replay. Which quickly confirmed that the umpire’s name had been right — by inches.
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