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Vitality Blast: Keeper Hilariously Hits Bowler When Attempting Run-out

Vitality T20 Blast has reached its final stage. Every player is putting all effort to make his team reach the quarter-finals. Yorkshire’s wicket-keeper Jonathan Tattersall also gave his 100 per cent to run out Durham’s batsman but ended up hitting his own teammate Keshav Maharaj.

Incident took place when Keshav Maharaj bowled to Durham batsman and it hit on the pad and the ball was rolling back to pitch. Durham batsmen were stealing a run and Yorkshire’s keeper had found a good opportunity of a run-out. He immediately ran towards the ball, picked it and threw it without noticing where the stumps are.

But he unintentionally hit the bowler Keshav Maharaj at the hip. Bowler seemed in pain after the incident. Official Twitter handle of Vitality Blast posted the video with a caption ‘The Poor Bowler”.

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However, Yorkshire beat Durham in the match by 14 runs. Yorkshire’s Jack Shutt picked up 5 wickets and named man of the match. When chasing 146, Durham was on 106 at the loss of 2 wickets. But then they lost next 8 wickets in 32 balls and scored 26 runs. In the end, they all-out on 132 runs in 19 overs and lost the match from a winning position.

The knock-out stage of the Vitality T20 Blast will start from 4th September and final will be played on 21st September.

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