The young Pakistani prospect batter Haider Ali recreate his bizarre mistake in an English league once again. The 22-year-old talented right-handed batter has got stumped out twice after being completely unaware of where the ball went. Haider Ali repeats his T20 Blast blunder in County Championship.
During the ongoing game between Derbyshire and Durham, Haider Ali was looking well-settled on 38 runs when a moment of brain fade happened. He was struck onto the pad while playing a sweep shot and the ball wobbled past to the keeper.
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Haider Ali didn’t see the ball and tentatively looked to steal a single which made him look like a fool as the ball was well in control of the Durham keeper Ollie Robinson. After getting dismissed Haider had no idea and walked back to the dressing in utter disbelief.
Haider Ali dismissed in the same way during T20 Blast 2023
The Brain fade of Haider Ali has cost him his wicket twice as once he was dismissed in the same fashion in the T20 Blast. During the Blast game between Derbyshire and Warwickshire Haider tried to come down the track and attack the spinner, Danny Briggs but failed in the process.
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However, Haider was lucky enough as Alex Davies failed to dislodge the bails on the first attempt and fumbled the ball. Haider wasn’t aware that was Alex gathering the ball and he saw it as an opportunity to steal a single but as soon as he left his crease Alex dislodged the bails and the Pakistani was left in disbelief.
Everyone along with Haider Ali was surprised at what happened at that time as he left the crease very carelessly.
Derbyshire on a commanding position after the Day 1
Before the bizarre dismissal of Haider Ali, the Derbyshire wicketkeeper batter Brooke Guest had already smashed a ton. He remained not out throughout day 1 and contributed 145 runs in team 317 runs. W Madesn also companies him well as he scored well made 62 on 96 balls.
On day 2 he has to bat with the tail and pile up some quick runs to take the Derby score over 400 runs mark. The pitch looks good and the bowlers don’t have that much help from the surface.
It will be very vital for the in-form batter Brooke Guest to stay in the crease for the first session of tomorrow’s play.