Jos Buttler’s Tumbling Catch Sends Daniel Sams Back To The Hut. After scoring a century, Rajasthan Royals batter Jos Buttler took a spectacular catch to dismiss Mumbai Indians all-rounder Daniel Sams.
Rajasthan Royals batter Jos Buttler produced a flawless all-round performance on Saturday. Assisting Rajasthan Royals to a 23-run victory over five-time Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Mumbai Indians at the Dr DY Patil Sports Academy in Mumbai. Buttler first batted for 100 runs to help Rajasthan post 193/8 in the allotted 20 overs. Moreover, as Rajasthan defended the score, the Englishman took a spectacular catch to send Daniel Sams back to the pavilion. Chasing 194, Mumbai Indians were in a good position after Ishan Kishan and Tilak Varma registered half-centuries. But Ravichandran Ashwin and Yuzvendra Chahal were able to spin a web, and Sanju Samson’s side won comfortably.
Furthermore, Daniel Sams went for a big shot on his first ball of the innings in the 16th over bowled by Yuzvendra Chahal. Buttler tracked back and timed his dive near the deep mid-wicket region to take a magnificent catch after Sams had no timing and the ball hung in the air for a long time.
Watch: Jos Buttler’s Tumbling catch to dismiss Daniel Sams
After taking four wickets in quick succession, Rajasthan Royals made a stunning comeback against Mumbai. Ishan Kishan and Tilak Varma also had half-centuries for Mumbai Indians. But Navdeep Saini’s effort in the deep in the 13th over helped Rajasthan Royals dismiss Ishan Kishan.
Tilak Varma, Tim David, and Daniel Sams were all dismissed in quick succession by Ashwin and Chahal, giving Rajasthan complete control of the game. Kieron Pollard, the Mumbai Indians’ all-rounder, was also unable to get them over the line, and they ultimately fell short by 23 runs.
Earlier, Buttler smashed 100 runs off 68 balls against the Mumbai Indians. Scoring 11 fours and five sixes to help Rajasthan Royals reach 193/8 in 20 overs.