IPL 2022
Sam Billings Smartly Caught Dewald Brevis Short Of His Crease
By CricShots - Apr 6, 2022 9:08 pm
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Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) wicket-keeper Sam Billings churned a smart glovework behind the stumps as he caught debutant batter for MI, Dewald Brevis short of his crease in Pune. The young Proteas had a short-lived stay at the crease but he impressed everyone with his clean hitting. The breakthrough came against the run of play just when Mumbai Indians (MI) were threatening to take the game away at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium.

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Sam Billings sends back Dewald Brevis with his brilliant glovework behind the stumps

The incident took place in the penultimate ball of the eighth over when Sam Billings made no mistake in removing the bails. Varun Chakravarthy bowled one slower through the air and Dewald Brevis was looking to go for a slog sweep, but he failed to connect with the ball.

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Brevis stretched forward to play the shot and the back foot was outside the crease, doesn’t get it back but Sam Billings had the bails off in a flash. It was a crucial breakthrough for KKR as Dewald Brevis was threatening to take the game away only in his IPL debut.

Here is the video of the brilliant stumping from Sam Billings:

 

Earlier in the game being played at the MCA stadium in Pune, KKR skipper, Shreyas Iyer won the toss and asked MI to bat first.

Kolkata Knight Riders Playing XI: Ajinkya Rahane, Venkatesh Iyer, Shreyas Iyer (c), Sam Billings (wk), Nitish Rana, Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Pat Cummins, Umesh Yadav, Rasikh Salam, Varun Chakravarthy

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Mumbai Indians Playing XI: Ishan Kishan (wk), Rohit Sharma (c), Suryakumar Yadav, Tilak Varma, Kieron Pollard, Daniel Sams, Dewald Brevis, Murugan Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Tymal Mills, Basil Thampi

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