The ongoing match in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 is being played between two of the most followed franchises Mumbai Indians (MI) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) with the hosts reaching a huge total of 199 runs on the board in the first innings thanks to a finishing flourish from Dinesh Karthik amongst others.
After losing a couple of early wickets after being asked to bat first, skipper Faf Du Plessis and Glenn Maxwell were once again the heroes for Bangalore’s resurrection as the duo put together a stunning partnership of 120 runs for the third wicket to push their team right back into the game.
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Mumbai did manage to come back in the game following the massive partnership from Du Plessis and Maxwell as they picked up wickets in a matter of three over to leave RCB reeling at 136/2 to 146/5 with Jason Behrendroff providing the team with the breakthroughs. However, veteran wicket-keeper batter Dinesh Karthik stepped up the plate to deliver crucial innings for his side as he scored 30 runs off 18 deliveries to help RCB get to 199 runs on the board at the end of the designated 20 overs.
Here is the video of the drop catch from Cameron Green:
Anushka sharma enjoying the catch drop 😂😂 #MIvsRCB pic.twitter.com/Sawc4u3eVD
— Gajal (@KLaasyGajal) May 9, 2023
Anushka Sharma's reaction on Kartik's catch drop 🥰♥️ pic.twitter.com/NPTC0zA27f
— Kuldeep Sharma (@RCB_Tweets__) May 9, 2023
However, Dinesh Karthik’s knock did not come without a lifeline as the batter was dropped by Cameron Green during the knock the batter tried to go aerial but failed to time the ball well and Cameron Green who initially judged the ball correctly did position himself under the ball but failed to keep a hold onto it.
Rohit Sharma could be seen frustrated with the dropped catch as Anushka Sharma who has there in the stands to support RCB rejoiced as Dinesh Karthik lived to stay another day.
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Though before Dinesh Karthik could do a lot more damage he was dismissed by Chris Jordan on the first delivery of the 19th over. Wanindu Hasaranga and Kedar Jadhav remained on the crease for the team in the last 11 deliveries adding 14 runs to see the team get to 199.