It was a cracker of a googly from Suyash that landed on size and beat the ahead defence of Abhinav because the ball ripped by the hole and smashed into the stumps.
The unheralded Suyash took 3 for 30 in KKR’s 81-run victory over Royal Challengers Bangalore. His scalps included two recognised keeper-batters — Dinesh Karthik and Anuj Rawat aside from all-rounder Karn Sharma.
Suyash was acquired by KKR for Rs 20 Lakh through the mini public sale in December final yr. Curiously, he hasn’t performed any Record A, FC, or T20 matches earlier than his match towards RCB.
Coming to the match, Gujarat Titans rode on Sai Sudharsan and Vijay Shankar’s fifties to publish a mammoth 204 for 4 towards KKR after opting to bat.
Hardik Pandya missed the sport as he was unwell and in his place Rashid Khan led GT.
Sudharsan made a 38-ball 53 whereas Shankar, who changed Hardik, scored an unbeaten 63 off simply 24 balls. Moreover Sudharsan and Shankar, opener Shubman Gill made 39.
For KKR, Sunil Narine picked up three wickets by making a gift of 33 runs.