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[Watch] Deepak Chahar Tries To Run-Out Innocent Kaia In His Follow-Through, Lets Him Off With Warning

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Team India pacer Deepak Chahar has been in good nick in the ongoing ODI series against Zimbabwe so far. He provided India a flying start in the third ODI on Monday, August 22 at the Harare Sports Club. The all-rounder was also involved in an exciting incident in the match when he almost to ran out of Innocent Kaia in his follow-through.

The incident took place in the second innings when Deepak Chahar ran in to bowl the first delivery of Zimbabwe’s chase. As he was in his stride, Innocent Kaia who was at the non-striker’s end strolled forward. Deepak was quick to notice that Kaia was out of his crease, and casually whipped off the bails. However, he did not appeal and let Innocent Kaia off with a warning.

As per the new rules, a bowler can run out the non-strikers, when they leave the crease, without the ball being released. It used to allow the non-strikers an added advantage in the game, however, the rule has made it legal to run them out. In the third ODI, Deepak Chahar gave Innocent Kaia a warning instead of running him out.

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Deepak Chahar soon sent Innocent Kaia back to the pavilion to strike the first blow for Zimbabwe. In the third over, the Indian pacer bowled an inswinger as Kaia tried to walk down the track and flick the ball. However, the ball went on to hit the pads and was Kaia out lbw for 6 runs. The other Zimbabwean opener Takudzwanashe Kaitano also walked back to the dressing room as retired hurt, after slamming Avesh Khan for a six.

Zimbabwe lose three wickets in the first twenty overs

Zimbabwe has lost three wickets for 93 runs in the first twenty overs. Innocent Kaia, Sean Williams, and Tony Munyonga are back in the hut already, while Takudzwanashe Kaitano is retired hurt. Deepak Chahar, Avesh Khan, and Axar Patel have picked a wicket each in the innings so far.

Earlier in the match, Shubman Gill slammed a brilliant century to power India to 289 runs. He scored 130 runs in 97 deliveries, including fifteen boundaries and a six. Ishan Kishan also smashed a fifty in the match. Meanwhile, Zimbabwe needs 197 runs in thirty overs to win the final ODI match.

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