It is always a special feeling for any youngster to make an impact on his debut playing for a franchise in the grandest T20 league, IPL. Chetan Sakariya is surely living the dream, making his debut for Rajasthan Royals against Punjab Kings, the youngster pulled off a stunner to dismiss Caribbean hard-hitter Nicola Pooran on a duck.
In the 18th over, Chris Morris bowled a ball outside leg. Pooran played a mistimed pull shot which flew to the left of the Sakariya at short fine leg. He dived full length and grabbed it two-handed. After a check, the third umpire gave it out.
Here is Chetan Sakariya’s stunning catch:
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Apart from his field effort, Sakariya made an impression with the ball as he dismissed KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal and Jhye Richardson.
In his 4 overs, Sakariya displayed his full variety and took 3 wickets and gave only 31 runs. Meanwhile, after the end of the first innings, Punjab Kings have scored just over 220 runs in 20 overs.