Watch: Ravindra Jadeja's bullet throw sends KL Rahul back to the dressing room
The 8th match of the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League is currently going down between Chennai Super Kings and Punjab Kings at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
During the match, Ravindra Jadeja who is regarded as one of the best fielders in cricket history has done the magic on the field.
Everyone knows that he can fetch you wickets without contributing with the bat and the ball. He did the same by removing the opposition skipper KL Rahul by throwing the ball straight on to the stumps.
The ball was hit by the Jamaican batsman Chris Gayle which grabbed by the left-hander and was enough to shoot the ball straight to the stumps. As a result, the Karnataka batsman with the numbers of 5.
Watch the video here:
"Ravindra Jadeja is the Best fielder in the World. You cannot take a runs against Ravi Jadeja as fielder." - Gautam Gambhir#jadeja #CSKvPBKS @imjadeja | @GautamGambhir— Akshayrajsinh Mahendrasinh Sarvaiya (@AkshayrajsinhS) April 16, 2021
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Current scenario of the game
Coming to the match, the skipper of Chennai, MS Dhoni asked Punjab Kings to bat first after winning the toss. The decision has paid for him as Deepak Chahar went through the top-order of Punjab Kings and scalped 4 wickets to his name.
He removed Mayank Agarwal, Chris Gayle, Deepak Hooda and Nicholas Pooran for single-digit numbers and made the opposition struggle to get runs.
The left-handed all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja has removed KL Rahul by sending a rocket to the stumps which resulted in a run-out. Following that, he grabbed a one-handed catch in the spell of Deepak Chahar to dismiss the Universe Boss from the crease.
Shahrukh Khan is now the lone warrior who is keeping the hopes alive of the Punjab fans. The latter is taking on the opposition bowlers and smashing them all around the park.
On the other end, the English all-rounder Moeen Ali removed the Aussie Jhye Richardson who looked well in along with him.
Dwayne Bravo has done the job for his side by sending Murugan Ashwin back to the dressing room. Shahrukh Khan has taken the team on his shoulders and can expect a good total from him.