Abraham Benjamin de Villiers has just taken the absolute screamer to send back Alex Hales in Match 51 (Sunrisers Hyderabad Vs Royal Challengers Banglore) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018 at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore.
Hyderabad chasing a big total of 218 runs, got a huge blow after Shikhar Dhawan got out cheaply for 18 runs by Chahal, Alex Hales was certainly building his innings when AB de Villiers made a mockery of his shot by taking a stunning one hand catch in the deep.
Hales get down to the pitch and hammered the ball flat for the six but De Villiers ran close to the boundary and extended his right arm out to pull off one of the best catches of Indian Premier League (IPL).
Video of AB de Villiers’ stunning catch :
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Seventh placed Royal Challenger Bangalore hosted table toppers Sunrisers Hyderabad in a must-win match, Virat kohli would be keen to win this do or die match to keep their hopes alive of making it into the playoffs.
Batting first RCB made a huge total of 217 runs, thanks to the brilliant batting of AB de Villiers and Moeen Ali who scored 69 and 65 runs respectively to post a good total for the hosts. Colin de Grandhomme concluded the innings on high after making fast 40 runs in just 17 runs with 4 sixes.
In response, SRH made a strong start and Alex Hales even got a life on 18 runs, when he was declared not out by the third umpire, even the soft-signal was out by the on-field umpire. Tim Southee was confident about the catch and Virat kohli even consulted the umpires about the decision before moving on.