The second leg of the Indian Premier League started with a bang as the fans witnessed an amazing performance by one of their most favourite teams Chennai Super Kings. The tournament is now in full flow serving an entertaining dose of cricket to the fans daily. The league witnesses a lot of exceptional fielding efforts every year and this season didn’t disappoint as well. In the PBKS vs RR match, Fabian Allen grabbed a stunning catch on the rope to dismiss Liam Livingstone.
Punjab Kings and Rajasthan Royals are battling it out on the field to gain crucial two points to move up the ladder in the points table. RR and PBKS are on 6th and 7th position currently on the table and they would love to get those two points. The Punjab skipper KL Rahul opted to field after winning the toss, but the Rajasthan Royals batsmen were up for the task and the openers gave a brilliant start to the team with a fifty partnership.
Fabian Allen takes a stunning catch in PKS vs RR match
After two quick wickets, Livingstone and Jaiswal steadied the ship and went all guns blazing. However, the first inning of the PBKS vs RR match saw a wonderful catch by Fabian Allen which helped the team to get the all-important wicket of Liam Livingstone who was starting to look dangerous. The RR batsmen were cruising but the catch by Fabian Allen gave a big relief to the team.
It happened in the 12th over of the inning when Arshdeep Singh was bowling to Livingstone, who hit the ball strongly to deep mid-wicket. The ball was flying to the right of Allen but the cricketer put on a full-length dive and grabbed the ball with both his hands, removing Livingstone. The Royals got to a decent score of 185 after playing their quota of 20 overs.
It would be interesting to see how the Punjab Kings reply and who wins this important PBKS vs RR match. As for the league, CSK is on top with 12 points followed by Delhi Capitals with the same number of points.