When he pulled off a juggling catch to send Prabhsimran Singh back to the pavilion, the wicketkeeper for the Kolkata Knight Riders was at the peak of his athleticism. Rahmanullah Gurbaz has performed admirably for the Kolkata Knight Riders in front of the stumps and had a good catch in the previous game.
On Monday, May 8, during the Kolkata Knight Riders vs. Punjab Kings game of the IPL 2023, Rahmanullah Gurbaz took a fantastic juggling catch to dismiss Prabhsimran Singh. After Prabhsimran edged the ball, the Afghanistan wicketkeeper leaped to his right, but he managed to parry the ball instead. He executed the catch flawlessly by keeping his eyes on the ball and timing his jump so that he could hang on to it.
The 21-year-old erred, but he atoned for it by diving full length to make an incredible catch against Prabhsimran Singh to score the first point for his team.
After captain Shikhar Dhawan won the toss and decided to bat first
The incident took place on the final ball of Punjab’s second over of their innings.
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Following Prabhsimran’s advance outside the leg stump, Harshit Rana attempted to flick the ball but instead gave away a thick leading edge that was flying to Gurbaz’s right.
The wicketkeeper for the Kolkata Knight Riders swung his hand to parry the ball high into the air, grab a stunner, and dive full length to gobble up the rebound.
Talking about the match, Kolkata Knight Riders grabbed a stunning last bowl win over Punjab Kings with the brilliance of Rinku Singh, and Andre Russell.