WATCH: David Willey grabs a scorcher while sprinting backwards to dismiss Nitish Rana

David Willey
David Willey. (Photo Source: Twitter)

The cash-rich Indian Premier League has often witnessed sensational fielding skills. Fielders have often raised their standards and by doing so, they have taken some incredible catches during the passage of play.

Meanwhile, David Willey hogged the limelight by taking a scintillating catch to dismiss Nitish Rana during the game between Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers Bangalore at Dr DY Patil Sports Academy in Navi Mumbai.

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Nitish Rana who came out to bat at number four looked pretty solid at the crease when he struck a six and a four. However, he couldn’t dictate terms in the longer run as Akash Deep got rid of him in the sixth over.

David Willey takes a stunner to dismiss Nitish Rana

The southpaw tried his best to smack the bowler for a boundary off a short ball. Nonetheless, he failed to get a complete connection of it. As it happened, David Willey sprinted backwards all the way from short fine-leg to square leg and took a fine piece of catch.

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This is probably one of the best running catches in this season. Nitish Rana made his way back to the dressing room after scoring 10 runs. Meanwhile, RCB bowlers chipped in with terrific bowling performance to restrict KKR to 128 in 18.5 overs.

Andre Russell top-scored for the Knight Riders with 25 off 18 balls including 1 four and 3 sixes. On the other hand, Wanindu Hasaranga was the pick of the bowlers for RCB. He took 4 wickets to his name, giving away only 20 runs.

Akash Deep also bowled quite well for RCB as he took 3 wickets to his name. Harshal Patel was the other bowler who impressed everyone by bowling 2 maiden overs. He conceded 11 runs and took 2 wickets to his name.

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