full details about Suryakumar Yadav’s catch in the final over of 2024 T20 World Cup

The Catch:

In the final over of the 2024 T20 World Cup final between India and South Africa, Suryakumar Yadav took a stunning catch at the boundary rope to dismiss David Miller. The catch was a turning point in the match, as it helped India win the game by 7 runs and clinch their first T20 World Cup title in 17 years.

The Moment:

On the first ball of the final over, Hardik Pandya bowled a full-toss just outside off-stump, and Miller was quick to heave it straight down the ground. The ball looked like it was going to sail over the boundary rope, but Suryakumar Yadav appeared out of nowhere to catch it. However, his momentum took him over the boundary rope, and he had to lob the ball back into play to avoid a six.

The Controversy:

The catch was so close to the boundary rope that it led to several controversies. Many users on social media claimed that the boundary cushion was pushed outside deliberately during the second innings to give the Indian team an unfair advantage. However, it was later clarified that the boundary cushion was outside the line even during the Indian innings.

Reaction:

Suryakumar Yadav’s catch was widely praised by fans and experts alike. Many called it one of the greatest catches in T20 World Cup history. Indian captain Rohit Sharma was seen congratulating Suryakumar Yadav on his brilliant effort, and the team celebrated the win with a lot of joy and excitement.

Impact:

The catch had a significant impact on the outcome of the match. Miller was batting on 42 off 25 balls and was looking dangerous. His dismissal slowed down the South African run rate, and India was able to restrict them to 168/8 in 20 overs, winning the game by 7 runs.

Awards and Recognition:

Suryakumar Yadav’s catch was later awarded the “Catch of the Tournament” award in the 2024 T20 World Cup. It was also nominated for the ICC’s “Play of the Tournament” award.

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