Saturday, May 8, 2021

Ben Stokes Takes a dig at Sunil Gavaskar Commentary in DC vs PBKS match


IPL 2nd match of Super Sunday was scheduled between Delhi Capitals and Punjab Kings. Both DC and PBKS have played two and won one game each. DC has a young captain in Rishabh Pant this season in IPL 2021.

Delhi Capitals Starting XI:

Shikhar Dhawan
Prithvi Shaw
Steve Smith
Rishabh Pant (w/c)
Marcus Stoinis
Chris Woakes
Ravichandran Ashwin
Kagiso Rabada
Lalit Yadav
Lukman Meriwala
Avesh Khan

Punjab Kings Starting XI:

KL Rahul (C&WK)
Mayank Agarwal
Chris Gayle
Nicholas Pooran
Shahrukh Khan
Deepak Hooda
Jhye Richardson
Riley Meredith
Arshdeep Singh
Mohammed Shami
Jalaj Saxena

Punjab Kings were put to bat first by Rishabh Pant. They put on board a might score of 195 runs for 4 wickets. Both the opening batsman, KL Rahul, and Mayank Agarwal played well. PBKS had a perfect opening partnership between them but couldn’t take it further after they both got out. Chris Gayle and Pooran again failed to capitalize on the match and lead Punjab after a very good start. Deepak Hooda and Shahrukh Khan delivered some big hits towards the end to take the score close to 200.

Ben Stokes out of IPL 2021

Rajasthan Royals all-rounder Ben Stokes might have left for England following a finger injury that ruled him out of IPL 2021. Ben Stokes was in the dugout in the last two matches for Rajasthan Royals but has decided to have surgery on his finger. RR camp organized a farewell for England International.

RR also gave him a Jersey in the name of his father whom the player lost last year. Ged Stokes died battling cancer at the age of 65.

Ben Stokes could only play the Rajasthan Royals opening match of IPL and injured his finger while taking a catch. The all-rounder is still active on Twitter as he pointed out Sunil Gavaskar’s commentary mistake during the ongoing match between Delhi Capitals and Punjab Kings.

In the 11th over of Punjab Kings innings when KL Rahul was on strike and Rabada was bowling. Rabada was hit for two sixes as Mayank Agarwal hit those cleanly. Kagiso Rabada delivered a short ball to Rahul, who crafted a hook shot over the backward square region. Sunil Gavaskar, the commentator, said, “Such a poor bouncer, if you want to bowl a bouncer it must be over off stump, and the replay said “bouncer line directly over off stump,”

Ben Stokes Tweet:

Ben Stokes was unimpressed as he indicated with his emoticons in his Twitter handle. He didn’t mention the name of the Commentator but from the video, it’s clear that it was for Sunil Gavaskar.

Watch the Video:

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