Left-arm spinner Akeal Hosein caught everybody’s consideration with a shocking catch in the course of the CPL 2021 recreation between the Trinbago Knight Riders and the Guyana Amazon Warriors.
Chasing a goal of 139 runs, the Guyana Amazon Warriors have been setting themselves up for a victory, with 34 runs required within the final 18 balls. That they had skipper Nicholas Pooran and Brandon King out within the center, each of whom have been going properly.
Nevertheless, Ravi Rampaul’s 18th over modified the course of the sport as he dismissed King off the primary supply. A visible spectacle from Akeal Hosein helped eliminate Nicholas on the subsequent supply.
Nicholas Pooran slapped a large supply outdoors the off-stump arduous and it appeared as if the ball would carry over Akeal Hosein on the fence and fetch the batter a six. Nevertheless, the 28-year-old pedaled again on the duvet boundary, leaped up within the air and accomplished the catch with one hand.
The momentum carried Hosein again in the direction of the boundary, however he managed to get well properly and was only a few millimeters off the boundary as he accomplished the catch. Ravi Rampaul was pumped with this wicket and gave Pooran fairly a send-off.
Right here is the video of Akeal Hosein’s catch:
A nail-biter of a CPL recreation between Guyana and Trinbago
Regardless of selecting two wickets off two balls, Ravi Rampaul conceded 12 runs within the 18th over. 14 runs got here off the subsequent over from Isuru Udana and the Warriors wanted solely eight runs to win within the closing over.
Nevertheless, Akeal Hosein weaved his magic but once more, this time with the ball, as he solely conceded seven runs, and the sport went right into a Tremendous Over. Akeal Hosein completed with figures of 4-0-16-1.
His efforts, nonetheless, weren’t sufficient to assist the Trinbago Knight Riders win the sport. Within the Tremendous Over, Sunil Narine did a wonderful job for the Knights, conceding solely six runs whereas managing to choose up two wickets.
In reply, the Knight Riders solely managed to attain 4 runs from six balls courtesy of some splendid bowling from Romario Shepherd.