This is remarkable:
UNBELIEVABLE fielding from Nicholas Pooran! 😳👏
That is absolutely sensational. The best save in IPL history? 🔥#Dream11IPL
— Sky Sports Cricket (@SkyCricket) September 27, 2020
Although, Pooran might have thrown a catch to the nearby fielder and got the batsman out. All he did was save a few runs. So, not ten out of ten.
I also recommend a look at the scorecard, if you care anything about cricket. Biggest successful run chase in IPL history, apparently.
Thankyou Maia Bouchier, who I once saw play in an otherwise all male cricket match at Lord’s between my old posh school and another posh school. (Memo to self, transfer to here two blog postings I did about this strange event.)
I misspent (by which I mean I greatly enjoyed it) quite a bit of today watching Essex get their draw against Somerset, and win The Bob, as I hear they are now calling it. This was a very different sort of game to that IPL game. For starters it went on for five days, yet it was still a draw. But despite it being a draw, Essex won. You don’t see that very often. Meanwhile, that IPL game, like all IPL games, was all done in a few hours.
The only major thing these two games had in common, aside from both being cricket matches, is that, because of The Plague, there was nobody watching them at the actual grounds where they were played.