One catch turns the tide of the match. There have been many catches in the history of cricket that have stunned the spectators, but here we will talk about some of the amazing catches in IPL history.
In the Indian Premier League, some players must have seen amazing catches. Some of these catches have been included in the list of best catches of all time. Over the years in the IPL, some players have pulled off astonishing fielding catches. This thrilled and surprised the audience. Let's take a look at the Top 5 Catches in Indian Premier League (IPL),
On 9 April 2013, Ricky Ponting took an absolutely unbelievable catch to dismiss Unmukt Chand for Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Harbhajan Singh was the bowler, Ricky Ponting caught the very first ball of Delhi Daredevils. This catch is considered to be the best and biggest catch in the history of IPL.
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In IPL 2013, Ricky Ponting took an extraordinary catch on the first ball of the innings against Delhi Daredevils while playing for Mumbai Indians. Which is considered the best catch in history till date.
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Who can forget the former South African legend AB de Villiers hitting the mid-wicket boundary line to dismiss Alex Hales of Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in IPL 2018. He surprised everyone by catching a flying six ball with one hand. Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) captain Virat Kohli was stunned to see this catch.
Chris Lynn's name comes in third place in the list of amazing catches. The Australian player took the best catch at the boundary rope in IPL 2014. Lynn was caught in the air while playing for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in a match against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). He was standing very close to the boundary rope, leaping in the air, controlling himself and taking a brilliant catch.
Former Mumbai Indians (MI) charismatic all-rounder Kieron Pollard was an extremely fit fielder. In 2014, while playing against Rajasthan Royals (RR), Pollard took a brilliant catch at long on. He tried to take the catch with one hand. Off-balance, Pollard tossed the ball in the air and caught the catch with a one-handed drive coming out of the boundary. This is considered to be one of the best IPL catches ever.
One of the best fielders in Indian cricket, Suresh Raina took a breath-taking catch at slip in IPL 2016. Raina leapt in the air to take a right-handed catch to dismiss KKR's Suryakumar Yadav. Gujarat Lions captain Raina jumped in the air in the slip and took a very difficult catch of Suryakumar Yadav off Dwayne Smith.
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