Take the pledge to vote

For a better tommorow#AajSawaroApnaKal
  • I agree to receive emails from News18

  • I promise to vote in this year's elections no matter what the odds are.
  • Please check above checkbox.

    SUBMIT

Thank you for
taking the pledge

Vote responsibly as each vote counts
and makes a diffrence

Disclaimer:

Issued in public interest by HDFC Life. HDFC Life Insurance Company Limited (Formerly HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company Limited) (“HDFC Life”). CIN: L65110MH2000PLC128245, IRDAI Reg. No. 101 . The name/letters "HDFC" in the name/logo of the company belongs to Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited ("HDFC Limited") and is used by HDFC Life under an agreement entered into with HDFC Limited. ARN EU/04/19/13618
Associate PartnerAssociate Partner
  
LIVE TV DownloadNews18 App
News18 English
News18 » Buzz
2-min read

Ahmed Shehzad Asks For Review After Dropping a Sitter and Twitter Has a Deja Vu Moment

Pakistani cricketer Ahmed Shehzad dropped a regulation catch during Khyber Pakhtunkhwa vs Federal Areas clash in the ongoing Pakistan Cup 2019 on Wednesday.

Anurag Verma | News18.com

Updated:April 5, 2019, 9:57 AM IST
facebookTwitterskypewhatsapp
Ahmed Shehzad Asks For Review After Dropping a Sitter and Twitter Has a Deja Vu Moment
Screenshot from video posted by @Saj_PakPassion / Twitter | PTV Sports video.

Pakistani cricketer Ahmed Shehzad asked for a review after dropping a dolly during the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa vs Federal Areas clash in the ongoing Pakistan Cup 2019 on Wednesday.

The domestic five-team one-day tournament that kicked off on April 2 saw Khyber Pakhtunkhwa defeating the defending champions Federal Areas by three wickets, with a star performance by KP's 33-year-old pacer Wahab Riaz, who finished the match with a five-wicket haul in his 10 overs.

However, the match was marred by an incident that occurred in the final over of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's run chase when the team needed 3 runs off 4 balls. Looking to finish the whole business quickly, Khushdil Shah, who was batting at 39, went for the big one when he sent the ball straight down the throat of Ahmed Shehzad, who was guarding the deep mid-wicket region. As luck would have it, Shehzad fumbled and dropped a regulation catch. He then picked up the ball from the ground and claimed the catch.

If that wasn't embarrassing enough, Shehzad had a brain fade moment and immediately made a TV signal, asking for a DRS.

The slow-motion footage that replayed was salt on the wounds of Shehzad.

Fans on social media had a déjà vu moment and they weren't really impressed by his efforts.

Back in 2015, during an ODI clash between Pakistan and Sri Lanka, Shehzad had dropped Lahiru Thirimanne but had later claimed to catch to the umpires. The replays that played on the big screen, however, told a different story.

Meanwhile, Wahab Riaz's match-winning spell was complemented by a 107-run partnership between Mohammad Saad and Adil Amin for the third wicket. Saad contributed 64 off 84 with the bat while Amin went on to score 70 off 75.

Khushdil Shah's 40 and Sohail Khan's spirited 25 helped Khyber Pakhtunkhwa cross the finish line with 2 deliveries to spare.

Get the best of News18 delivered to your inbox - subscribe to News18 Daybreak. Follow News18.com on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Telegram, TikTok and on YouTube, and stay in the know with what's happening in the world around you – in real time.

Read full article
Next Story
Next Story

Also Watch

facebookTwitterskypewhatsapp

Live TV

Countdown To Elections Results
To Assembly Elections 2018 Results