IPL 2023 PBKS vs RR Live: Zampa strikes early as Dhawan falls to LBW

In a crucial moment of the match, Adam Zampa claimed the wicket of Shikhar Dhawan with a well-executed delivery that caught him off guard. Dhawan, opting not to review the decision, was dismissed lbw during Zampa’s first over. The ball, a quicker one aimed at the middle, deceived Dhawan as he attempted a sweep shot […]

In a crucial moment of the match, Adam Zampa claimed the wicket of Shikhar Dhawan with a well-executed delivery that caught him off guard.

Dhawan, opting not to review the decision, was dismissed lbw during Zampa’s first over. The ball, a quicker one aimed at the middle, deceived Dhawan as he attempted a sweep shot from a kneeling position.

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However, the ball skidded low and struck his pads, leading to a confident appeal from the Australian team. The umpire wasted no time in raising his finger, and subsequent replays confirmed that the impact was in line with the stumps.

Dhawan’s decision to forgo a review turned out to be a wise one, as it would have been unsuccessful.

With this dismissal, Dhawan departed the crease after contributing 17 runs off 12 deliveries, including 2 fours and 1 six. Zampa’s early breakthrough provided a boost for his team and set the stage for an intriguing battle between the two sides.