During the Indian Premier League 2019 (IPL 2019) Qualifier 2 at Vishakhapatnam, Chennai Super Kings’ Suresh Raina was seen tying Delhi Capitals’ Rishabh Pant’s shoelaces when the latter was batting. This was not the first time that someone from fielding side tied a shoelace of a batsman, but was good to see Raina indulging in such an act and presenting us with a glimpse of spirit of cricket in the IPL. Harbhajan Singh Becomes Third Indian Bowler to Get 150 Wickets in the History of IPL During CSK vs DC, Qualifier 2.
Earlier in the tournament, the spirit of the game was under question when Kings XI Punjab’s Ravi Ashwin mankaded Rajasthan Royals’ Jos Buttler. Though mankading is within the rules but the controversial form of dismissal often gets referred against the spirit of cricket. Mankading Right or Wrong? Flipkart’s Latest TVC Ahead of Big Shopping Days Has the Answer, Watch Video.
Here’s the video of Suresh Raina tying Rishabh Pant’s shoelaces
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Super Kings eventually won the Qualifier 2 and made it to the IPL 2019 final. CSK will now face Mumbai Indians in the summit clash on May 12, Sunday, in Hyderabad. CSK vs DC, Qualifier 2 Stat Highlights: Chennai Super Kings Wins their 100th Game After Beating Delhi Capitals to Enter the Finals of IPL 2019.CSK beat DC by 6 wickets.
While Delhi Capitals’ batting struggled against Super Kings in the second qualifier match, it was Rishabh Pant’s 38 off just 25 balls that helped DC post a competitive total on the board. The left-hander came into bat at number five with DC struggling 57 for three.
With Pant batting at one end, Delhi lost four more wickets and the youngster had to make sure that his side does not lose further wickets and also score at a healthy rate. His knock comprised of two fours and a six. Super Kings eventually chased the target of 148 with six wickets in hand. Openers Far du Plessis and Shane Watson put on 81 runs for the first wicket and batted DC out of the game.