Vijay Hazare Trophy 2019-20: Watch Jayveer Parmar’s incredible catch to dismiss Abhinav Mukund

Dixit Bhargav
|Published 24/10/2019

Jayveer Parmar’s incredible catch to dismiss Abhinav Mukund: The Gujarati fielder put on display a top fielding effort in Bengaluru.

During the second semi-final of the ongoing Vijay Hazare Trophy between Gujarat and Tamil Nadu in Bengaluru, Gujarat pacer Jayveer Parmar put on display a top fielding effort to dismiss Tamil Nadu opening batsman Abhinav Mukund.

It all had happened on the last delivery of the 20th over when Mukund’s attempt of upping the ante saw him losing his wickets predominantly because of a breathtaking catch at long-off.

Having chipped a Karan Patel delivery down the ground, Mukund had thought of his shot landing safely but it wasn’t to be as Parmar ran towards his left before timing his dive to perfection to grab the catch.

Mukund, who opened the batting with Murali Vijay (3), ended up scoring 32 (65) with the help of three fours. Other than Tamil Nadu captain Dinesh Karthik scoring 47 (47), it was Shahrukh Khan who scored 56* (46) with the help of three fours and three sixes to seal the 178-run target in the 39 overs (only an over to go).

After Karthik won the toss and put Gujarat in to bat, they scored 177/9 in their allotted quota of 40 overs. Coming in to bat at No. 4 in the fifth over, Dhruv Raval top-scored for Gujarat after scoring 40 (37) with the help of four fours and a six.

With bowling figures of 6-0-23-3, Tamil Nadu pacer M Mohammed was the pick of the bowlers for them. Apart from him, Baba Aparajith, Ravichandran Ashwin, Washington Sundar, Murugan Ashwin and T Natrajan picked up a wicket each.

Jayveer Parmar’s incredible catch to dismiss Abhinav Mukund

This season of the tournament will witness Karnataka and Tamil Nadu play against each other in the final at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium tomorrow.

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Dixit Bhargav

Dixit Bhargav

Born and brought up in Pathankot, Dixit Bhargav is an engineering and sports management graduate who is currently into his fifth year as a Cricket Editor at The SportsRush. 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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