new Delhi. In cricket, the saying is, catch the catch, win the match. If a team misses a catch, they often have to pay the price. Something similar happened in the sixth match of IPL 2020 with Royal Challengers Bangalore. Bangalore’s captain Virat Kohli (Virat Kohli) left no stone unturned in fielding in a match against Kings XI Punjab. Virat Kohli leaked two catches of KL Rahul on the crucial occasion, which his team had to suffer. Due to Virat Kohli’s drop, KL Rahul also scored the first century of IPL 2020 and he also became the captain of the innings.
Virat Kohli’s poor fielding
Although Virat Kohli is considered to be the most fit cricketer in the world, but what kind of work in which you are catching a catch. Virat Kohli gave two lives in 5 balls to Captain KL Rahul of Kings XI Punjab. Virat Kohli drops Rahul’s catches off the balls of Dale Steyn and Navdeep Saini. Virat left Rahul’s first catch when he was on 82 runs, while Rahul added just 7 runs and then Virat dropped his catch.
As soon as Virat Kohli gave KL Rahul KL Rahul a second life after the collapse, this batsman made 44 runs from the next 10 balls. That means KL Rahul’s strike rate was 440 after Virat Kohli dropped the catch. KL Rahul made a century in just 62 balls and he scored an unbeaten 132 with the help of 7 sixes and 14 fours. On the basis of this innings of KL Rahul, Punjab scored 206 runs in 20 overs.
Virat Kohli leaves the most catches!
You will be surprised to know that Virat Kohli has given up 16 catches in the last 6 seasons, which is the highest. Talking about the fielding of Bangalore, last year this team took 24 catches. This year too, this team has missed 6 catches in 2 matches.
Virat flopped in batting as well
Virat Kohli also disappointed fans when Virat Kohli came out to bat after a poor fielding. Virat Kohli could only stay at the crease for 5 balls. Kohli gave his wicket to Cottrell on a personal score of 1 run.