We have seen plenty of breathtaking moments in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) this season. But none better than the sensational one-handed blinder by Rahkeem Cornwall for St. Lucia Zouks in the CPL 2020. The Zouks needed just one more wicket against the Guyana Amazon Warriors to finish their innings.
The big man Cornwall grabbed a dramatic catch at slips as his side dismissed the Guyana Amazon Warriors for mere 55 runs. As soon as Rahkeem Cornwall executed the brilliant catch, his entire team gathered around him and celebrated in the semi-final 2 of CPL 2020.
Rahkeem Cornwall takes an outstanding catch In CPL 2020
Cornwall surprised everyone with his big dive as he moved swiftly and was able to hold onto the catch and finish that Warriors innings. His teammates and commentators were astonished by his brilliance as nobody initially expected him to make so much ground in a matter of seconds.
— St Lucia Zouks (@Zouksonfire) September 8, 2020
He caught Imran Tahir off Zahir Khan’s delivery as the south African was dismissed for a golden duck. Cornwall also scored the most runs for his side in the small chase and played a pivotal role in taking his side to the final. The all-rounder Cornwall hit an unbeaten 32 off 17 in a chase which lasted just 27 deliveries. Cornwall smashed two sixes in the very first over as he took his side home in the crucial knockout match.
Meanwhile, this is not the first time Cornwall has taken a stunning catch in the slip cordon. The 27-year-old who often fields in the slips have time and time again pulled off brilliant catches for his side. Earlier in July, Cornwall took another splendid catch during the Test series against England.
Rahkeem Cornwall sent English opener, Rory Burns packing after he made a difficult catch look easy. Moreover, now the CPL 2020 is final is all set as the St. Lucia Zouks will face favourites Trinbago Knight Riders on Thursday.