Kagiso Rabada, the South African premier bowler, was on top of his game in Qualifier 2 against the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) at the Sheik Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Carrying out his specialty for the Delhi Capitals (DC), he got four wickets and was seemingly their champion bowler on Sunday, November 8. Notwithstanding, it was his wicket of David Warner that stood apart among the rest.
Chasing 190 in their 20 overs, SRH got off to an amazing beginning after the openers Warner and Priyam Garg scored 12 runs off the first over bowled by Ravi Ashwin. To make an early forward leap, the DC captain gave Rabada the ball in the second over. The speedster, in return, didn’t disappoint his group and skipper at all. He dismissed the hard-hitting batsman Warner.
Kagiso Rabada knocked-out Warner with a beauty
In the absolute first ball, he produced a pin-point Yorker to send the left-hander back to the bench. The ball from Rabada jagged back into the batsman and Warner played all-around it. The southpaw attempted to cut his bat down, yet couldn’t counter the venom of the ball. The cowhide smacked his pads and ricocheted onto the stumps. From that point, Rabada’s bliss knew no limits.
The Capitals comprehended the significance of the wicket as Warner has been a productive run-scorer throughout the entire existence of the competition. The blow ended up being a significant one as DC ended up dominating the game by 17 runs and qualified for the final for the maiden time in the IPL. In the final, they will play against Rohit Sharma’s Mumbai Indians (MI) on Tuesday at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.
Rabada additionally contributed with important wickets at the end of the match. He amazed his final over in the nineteenth over when the Sunrisers, well and genuinely, was in with a possibility of going over the line. Yet, he got the wickets of Abdul Samad, Shreevats Goswami, and Rashid Khan.
He finished with figures of 4-0-29-4 at an economy rate of 7.20. Having gotten 29 wickets in the competition, he likewise got the Purple Cap from Jasprit Bumrah. Bumrah has 27 wickets to his name. It is not yet clear who ends up being the leading wicket-taker.