CSK vs SRH, IPL 2021: Faf Du Plessis made a diving effort to fire Manish Pandey.© Twitter
Faf du Plessis once again proved his importance to the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) with a brilliant catch to dismiss SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) Manish Pandey in the ongoing 2021 Indian Premier League (IPL) Game 23 on Wednesday , at Feroz Shah Kotla. . During the fifth delivery of the 18th on the SRH heats, Du Plessis made a diving effort to achieve one of the best catches IPL has ever seen! CSK posted a photo on Twitter to salute the spectacular take and captioned it: “Flyyyy Du plessis! #CSKvSRH #WhistlePodu #Yellove”.
Here is the photo:
– Chennai Super Kings – Pdu Whistle Pdu Mask! (@ChennaiIPL) April 28, 2021
A fan also posted the video of Du Plessis’ capture on Twitter. Here is the video:
– cool daddy #FBPE #FBPPR (@ Henry64Ian) April 28, 2021
It was a full-length delivery by Lungi Ngidi, which resulted in Pandey slamming him offshore. The South African veteran sprinted to his right and dove to catch the ball in flight.
The effort also ended Pandey’s crucial 61-point strike for SRH, which helped them register 171 for three in 20 overs, setting a 172-point goal for CSK. Pandey also slammed five fours and sixes out of 46 deliveries.
CSK have been in excellent form this season and sit second in the standings with four wins in five games. Meanwhile, SRH was in bad shape and currently bottom of the eight-team table, with just one win in the current season.
Du Plessis has been in good shape for CSK this season and is their first game at bat. In six matches he has scored 217 points and is also fifth in the Orange Cap race.
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