Two Heartbreaking Run Out in Indian Cricket History
– One of the heartbreaking run out in Indian Cricket history that change the result of the match. Kings XI Punjab vs Chennai Super Kings, an eventful match that night. Everyone waiting for the match to begin. Huge crowd came to see the rivalry between the two strong sides at Wankhede Stadium (Mumbai). The toss was won by Chennai Super Kings and MS Dhoni choose to bowl first.
Kings XI Punjab started very well. The first partnership between Manan Vohra and Virender Sehwag was of 110 runs in just 63 balls. The first wicket for Chennai Super Kings was taken by Ishwar Pandey ie Manan Vohra. Suresh Raina took a magnificent catch of Manan Vohra. Virender Sehwag played a sensational knock of 122 runs in just 58 balls with the strike rate of 210.3. Kings XI Punjab score 226 runs in 20 overs by losing just 6 wickets.
There was a huge target for the Chennai Super Kings. Ashish Nehra was the only bowler to take 2 wickets and Ishwar Pandey , Ravichandran Ashwin and Mohit Sharma took one-one wicket.
Chennai Super Kings was ready to bat. Dwayne Smith and Faf Du Plessis came to open the innings. The start of Chennai Super Kings was not good. Chennai lost Faf Du Plessis early.
Then Suresh Raina walks onto the ground. He started his inning very well and scores his fifty in just sixteen balls.
Suresh Raina scored 87 runs in just 25 balls with the strike rate of 348.00.He hit 12 boundaries and 6 sixes.
Suresh Raina’s run out was a turning point of the match.That runout breaks the hearts of the huge crowd that is supporting Chennai Super Kings that night
Mahendra Singh Dhoni scores 42* runs in 31 balls which was not enough for the win. No other batsman was successful in hitting more than 30 runs.Chennai Super Kings score 202 runs by losing 7 wickets. Kings XI Punjab won by 24 runs. Parvinder Awana take 2 wickets where Mitchelle Johnson, Sandeep Sharma and Axar Patel take one-one wicket.
That one heartbreaking runout change the result of the match.
– Another runout that broke hearts of every Indian. India vs Pakistan, Champions Trophy 2017. Fans waiting for the match to begin all over the world. The match started at 3 pm. The toss was won by India and Virat Kohli choose to bowl first.
Azhar Ali and Fakhar Zaman started very well, The first partnership was of 128 runs in 138 balls. Fakhar zaman played incredibly that day. He scored 114 runs in just 106 with the strike rate of 107.5. He hit 12 boundaries and 3 sixes. Pakistan score 338 runs in 50 overs by losing just 4 wickets.
There was huge target for India. Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Hardik Pandya and Kedar Jhadav took one- one wicket.
India was ready to bat, Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan came to bat first. The start of India was not good. India lost Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli very early. Pakistan bowler bowled exceptionally that day, they dismiss Indian batsmen early.
After the MS Dhoni’s dismissal Hardik Pandya came onto the ground. He started slow but after spending some time on the pitch he started hitting long sixes and boundaries. He hit three consecutive sixes in shadab’s over and scores his fifty in just 32 balls.
Pandya’s inning bring new hope in the Indian fans. But some misunderstanding between Jadeja and Pandya cost Pandya’s wicket. Hardik Pandya’s runout broke the heart of so many fans.
Hardik Pandya scored 76 runs in just 43 balls with the strike rate of 176.7. He hit 4 boundaries and 6 sixes.
Only Hardik Pandya scored 76 runs, no other batsman scored more than 22 runs that day. India only scored 158 runs by losing all wickets in 30.3 overs. Mohammad Amir and Hasan Ali took three-three wickets, Shadab Khan took two wickets where Junaid Khan took 1 wicket.Pakistan played exceptionally that day and won by 180 runs.
Hardik Pandya was in a good form that day.That runout was the turning point in that match. It was an heartbreaking run for all indians.