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IPL 2017: When Suresh Raina Stunned Ajinkya Rahane

Cricketnext Staff | Updated: April 15, 2017, 4:08 PM IST
IPL 2017: When Suresh Raina Stunned Ajinkya Rahane

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Standing at the slips, Gujarat Lions captain stunned everyone when he grabbed a sensational catch to remove Rising Pune Supergiants opener Ajinkya Rahane in an Indian Premier League match on Friday.

Electing to bowl, Gujarat Lions got off to a prefect start as medium pacer Praveen Kumar removed dangerous Ajinkya Rahane for a duck with the third ball of the innings.

The credit for the dismissal should go to Gujarat Lions skipper Raina who pulled off a one-handed blinder at the first slip from a good length delivery that came in after pitching and cramped the batsman for room only to induce an outside edge.

WATCH Raina's spectacular catch:

A hat-trick from debutant all-rounder Andrew Tye and sensible top-order batting helped Gujarat Lions outclass RPS by seven wickets at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium.

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First Published: April 15, 2017, 10:27 AM IST

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