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Mayank Agarwal: IPL 13: Jonty Rhodes hails Mayank Agarwal’s ‘implausible’ fielding | Cricket News – Times of India

DUBAI: Kings XI Punjab‘s (KXIP) fielding coach Jonty Rhodes hailed Mayank Agarwal‘s “fantastic” fielding effort on the boundary rope towards Mumbai Indians (MI), which saved an apparent six and performed an enormous position in KXIP beating the defending champions in a historic double-Super-Over end within the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Sunday.
After the regulation 20-overs-a-facet affair resulted in a tie, Jasprit Bumrah conceded simply 5 runs within the first Super Over and MI appeared set for a snug victory. However, Mohammad Shami turned the tide and took the sport into one other Super Over after proscribing Mumbai to 5 runs as nicely.
In the second Super Over, Mumbai scored 11 runs, and on the final ball, Kieron Pollard went for an enormous hit, however Agarwal saved an apparent six by leaping proper on the edge of the boundary and throwing the ball again inside earlier than his ft touched the bottom.
Rhodes mentioned that the gamers had spent lots of time practising comparable stuff on the boundary ropes.

“Yeah, fantastic stuff. I think we’ve spoken about how fielding is, especially defending (at) the boundary when you have got a guy like Pollard at the crease. You know the ball is gonna come in the air at pace, so great work from Mayank,” mentioned Rhodes in a video posted on KXIP Twitter.
“It’s something that we practised. I mean we spent a lot of time with the boundary rope in getting the guys catching the ball, bouncing it back. It’s become a special skill and great to see under pressure the boys stay calm. It always makes you feel good,” he added.

Arshdeep was backing up. It’s a pity that we could not full the catch. We may have saved 2 further runs however hey, I’m the fielding coach, so I’m a bit of bit fussy, however nice effort.” Rhodes signed off.
After the win towards Mumbai on Sunday, KXIP at the moment are at sixth spot with six factors in 9 video games and can subsequent tackle Delhi Capitals on the Dubai International Stadium on Tuesday.
On the opposite hand, defending champions MI are at second spot with 12 factors, two factors quick of leaders Delhi, and can subsequent face Chennai Super Kings on Friday.

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