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Richard Levi run-out vs Somerset: Watch Craig Overton runs out Northamptonshire batsman in unusual manner in T20 Blast

Dixit Bhargav

Richard Levi run-out vs Somerset: Watch Craig Overton runs out Northamptonshire batsman in unusual manner in T20 Blast

Richard Levi run-out vs Somerset: Northamptonshire’s opening batsman was dismissed in an unfortunate manner today.

During a Central Group match for the ongoing season of Vitality T20 Blast between Northamptonshire and Somerset in Northampton, Northamptonshire opening batsman Richard Levi had to walk back to the pavilion after an unfortunate run-out at the non-striker’s end.

It all happened on the penultimate delivery of the fourth over when Northamptonshire captain Josh Cobb hit a firm straight drive off Somerset fast bowler Craig Overton.

Overton, who was trying to stop the ball, couldn’t completely stop it but his excellent reflexes were good enough to see him touching the ball before it hit the stumps at the non-striker’s end.

Levi, who had backed up too far, had no chance whatsoever to return back to the crease. As a result, the 32-year old batsman was dismissed after scoring 11 (9) including a couple of boundaries.

It was Somerset captain Tom Abell who won the toss and invited the hosts in to bat. After losing their opening batsmen in the powerplay, Northamptonshire thrived on wicket-keeper batsman Adam Rossington’s ninth T20 half-century.

Before getting out in the 14th over after scoring 51 (31) with the help of seven fours, Rossington shared an 81-run stand for the third wicket with Cobb.

While these are still early days in the tournament, Northamptonshire are at the top of the points table in their group with one victory in two matches. On the other hand, Somerset are reeling at the bottom with a solitary loss so far to their name.

Richard Levi run-out vs Somerset

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Dixit Bhargav

Dixit Bhargav


Born and brought up in Pathankot, Dixit Bhargav is an engineering and sports management graduate who works as a Cricket Editor at The SportsRush. Having written more than 10,000 articles across more than five years at TSR, his first cricketing memory dates back to 2002 when former India captain Sourav Ganguly had waved his jersey at the historic Lord’s balcony. What followed for an 8-year-old was an instant adulation for both Ganguly and the sport. The optimist in him is waiting for the day when Punjab Kings will win their maiden Indian Premier League title. When not watching cricket, he is mostly found in a cinema hall watching a Punjabi movie.

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