LSG vs MI: Watch: Mohammad Nabi takes a brilliant boundary catch to dismiss KL Rahul for 28

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Mohammad Nabi takes stunner


Mumbai Indians (MI) veteran all-rounder Mohammad Nabi made an absolutely superb catch to get rid of Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) captain KL Rahul in the 48th match of the Indian Premier League 2024 (IPL 2024). on Tuesday, April 30. , at the Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow.

KL Rahul has always loved playing against the Mumbai Indians as he has smashed 3 centuries against the franchise and averages over 60. He has hit two such centuries while wearing the LSG jersey.

In 2022, LSG defeated the Mumbai-based franchise by 18 and 36 runs on April 16 and 24. In both matches, the LSG captain scored brilliant centuries and led his team to victory. First, he scored a 60-ball 103 and then scored a 62-ball 103, remaining unbeaten on both occasions.

In the IPL 2024 match against Mumbai Indians, KL Rahul tried to take the game by playing cautious cricket. Rahul would have thought of scoring big and taking his team over the finish line, but he failed and was dismissed for 28 runs in 22 balls, with 3 fours and 1 six.

KL Rahul was dismissed on the second ball of the eighth over, which was bowled by MI captain Hardik Pandya. The MI all-rounder bowled a hard long delivery outside off stump and KL Rahul tried to smash it down the leg side for a six. However, he did not make a good connection with the ball and was caught by Mohammad Nabi near the boundary as the Afghanistan veteran did not lose his balance despite being on one leg when he took it.

Watch: Mohammad Nabi gets stunner to dismiss KL Rahul from Hardik Pandya delivery

Talking about the match, Hardik Pandya’s Mumbai Indians faced another defeat in the competition and are now unable to reach 16 points, which means they no longer have faith in the IPL qualification in their hands.

Mumbai Indians have lost 7 of the 10 matches they have played in IPL 2024, with the 4-wicket loss to LSG causing a huge dent in their playoff hopes. After the match ended, former Indian national cricket team all-rounder Irfan Pathan took the official X from him to launch a fresh attack on Hardik Pandya. He said that Mumbai Indians had poor management on the field, which is why they failed in the Indian Premier League 2024.

“The Mumbai Indians team that qualified last year did not have Jasprit Bumrah, but this season they had his services. Still they are in this situation. Simply because the team was not managed well on the field. Too many mistakes by their captain Hardik Pandya, it’s the truth,” former Indian national cricket team all-rounder Irfan Pathan wrote on X.