Axar Patel Takes A Flying Catch To Send Back Chamika Karunaratne
By CricShots - Jan 12, 2023 8:10 pm
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Team India will be locking horns with Sri Lanka in the second game of the three-match ODI series at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata. The Indian team has a target of 216 runs to win the Kolkata ODI. At the moment, Team India is struggling by losing 5 wickets for 165 runs in 35 overs. In the first innings, the Indian all-rounder, Axar Patel took an exceptional catch of Chamika Karunaratner off teh bowling of Umran Malik.

Axar Patel
Axar Patel took an exceptional catch

 Apart from Indian captain Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, and Virat Kohli returned back to the pavilion quite cheaply. Rohit Sharma scored 17 runs off 21 balls. While Shubman Gill played an inning of 21 runs in 12 balls. Apart from this, Virat Kohli only managed to score 4 runs in 9 balls. Earlier, the Indian bowlers bundled out Dasun Shanaka’s team for just 215 runs.

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A video of the Kolkata ODI match is becoming increasingly viral on social media. Actually, this video viral on social media is from during the Sri Lankan innings. In the video shared by the BCCI, Axar Patel took a brilliant catch of Chamika Karunaratne off the ball of Umran Malik. Everyone was surprised after this catch.

BCCI has shared this video with its official Twitter handle. However, this catch of Axar Patel is becoming very viral on social media. At the same time, cricket fans are continuously giving their feedback by commenting.

Earlier, after winning the toss and the Sri Lankan skipper, Dasun Shanaka elected to bat first, however, the entire Sri Lankan team was reduced to just 215 runs in 39.4 overs. In this way, India has a target of 216 runs to win the match.

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For India, Mohammad Siraj and Kuldeep Yadav took the maximum of 3 wickets each. Mohammad Siraj dismissed 3 players for 30 runs in 5.4 overs. While Kuldeep Yadav made 3 players his victim by giving 51 runs in 10 overs. Apart from this, Umran Malik got 2 successes. Whereas, Akshar Patel got just one wicket.