Ravichandran Ashwin offered Rajasthan Royals (RR) a large breakthrough of their high-scoring thriller in opposition to Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 on Monday. Ashwin got here up with a dream supply to ship again harmful Andre Russell for a golden duck.
Whereas Yuzvendra Chahal made headlines for his match-winning fifer, together with a hat-trick within the seventeenth over, it was Ashwin who lit up Mumbai’s Brabourne Stadium when he cleaned up Russell with a sensational ‘carrom’ ball.
Russell got here within the center when KKR have been on monitor to chase down their large goal of 218, however the ace spinner outfoxed the Caribbean big with an absolute jaffa. All of it occurred in the course of the 14th over of KKR’s innings when Ashwin bowled a superb size ball.
Russell tried a ahead defence, however the white leather-based deviated barely and went previous his bat to shatter the stumps. The Chennai-born off-spinner was pumped up after eradicating Russell for a golden duck as he went on a dash to have a good time the prized scalp.
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What an excellent supply from ashwin to dismiss Andre Russell for a duck and the celebration ??#IPL2022 #RRvsKKR pic.twitter.com/GEsewsIls2
— Rahul Choudhary (@Rahulc7official) April 18, 2022
Ashwin ultimately returned with figures of 1/38 in his 4 overs earlier than Chahal despatched shockwaves to the KKR camp together with his excellent seventeenth over. The leggie turned the sport on its head, ending with sensational figures of 5/40 in his quota of 4 overs.
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“I needed to take wickets on this match to vary the consequence. I labored on my bowling. I spoke to the coaches and the skipper. I used to be pondering of a googly, however then I didn’t wish to take an opportunity. Would have been pleased with a dot ball as effectively on my hat-trick ball,” mentioned Chahal after the match.