The IPL 2023’s Match No. 36 pitted Royal Challengers Bangalore against Kolkata Knight Riders on Wednesday, April 26. Nitish Rana’s team defeated Virat Kohli & Co. by 21 runs in the intense match between the two bitter rivals at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium to snap a four-match losing streak. It was KKR’s second victory versus RCB and their third victory in eight IPL 2023 games. Virat led the way with 54 runs from 37 balls for the hosts, but it wasn’t enough.
At that time, Virat, who had already struck six boundaries, tried to play a massive shot and was successful in lifting the ball
Up until Virat came to the crease, RCB was still in the game, but his innings was ended by an incredible catch made by Venkatesh Iyer close to the boundary ropes. The incident occurred on the first delivery of Andre Russell’s 13th over of bowling. Virat, who had already hit six boundaries by that point, attempted to play a huge shot and succeeded in elevating the ball. However, the ball was intercepted by Iyer before it could pass the boundary rope, ending Virat’s time at the crease.
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The news of Iyer’s catch becoming viral online . Fans found it difficult to comprehend what had just occurred as Virat unexpectedly left, leaving Chinnaswamy speechless.
When the camera turned to Anushka after Virat’s catch while she was watching the game, she could not believe what she was seeing
Anushka Sharma, a Bollywood actor who is also Virat’s wife, attended the match at the storied stadium and was visibly stunned by her husband’s dismissal.Anushka was seen in complete disbelief when the camera moved to her after Virat’s catch while she was watching the game from the stands.
Virat became the first player to ever score 3000 or more T20 runs at a single venue on Wednesday night, despite the fact that he was unable to assist RCB in winning the game due to his 54-run innings against KKR.