Cricket is the religion and every iconic moment of the game becomes the core part of the memory of cricket fans. And it was an ongoing cycle since 1983. One such action which got repeated in the recent game of the Women's premier league. Fans recalled the legend of cricket - everyone's beloved Kapil Dev.
The story as happened -
In the recent game of the women's premier league between Mumbai Indians (MI) vs Gujrat Giants (GG) at Brabourne stadium in Mumbai. Fans recalled Kapil Dev's iconic catch in the final match of the 1983's world cup. Mumbai Indians were facing the bowlers of Gujrat Giants in the first inning.
The incident took place on the 17th over of the match. Tanuja Kanwar was bowling the 6th ball of the over. Amelia Kerr was on the strike. The ball was at a slow pace. Amelia hit the ball towards the cover region. But there was Kim Garth placed inside the circle. As she saw the ball she ran reverse to grab it. And that action of catching the ball reminded the fans of the iconic catch of Kapil Dev. It was the final match of the 1983 world cup between India and West indies. Viv Richards knocked the ball and Kapil dev snatched the ball and then it evolved into one of his iconic catches. Kim Garth's beautiful catch made Amelia return to the pavilion.
Mumbai India's yet another win -
No matter how much effort is shown by Gujrat but Mumbai still managed to register their 5th win. Mumbai Indians scored 162/8. Harmanpreet managed 51 off 30 balls. Yastika Bhatia, Nat Sciver-Brunt and Amelia Kerr contributed their part and helped Mumbai to reach a decent score of 162. Chasing this target, Gujrat failed and managed to score 107/9 in 20 overs. It was another Night for Mumbai Indians to grab the win.
Twitter reacts -
As Kim Garth recites the Kapil dev's catch. Fans praised her a lot. Read below all those tweets.
What A Catch— ANUJ SHARMA ❤🇮🇳(Fan Account) INACTIVE (@Anujj_Sharmaa) March 14, 2023
Kim Garth 🔥
Kim Garth😯🔥— 🎼 (@InMyOwnBubble_) March 14, 2023
WHAT A CATCHHHHHHH! Kim Garth 🔥— Varnata Singh (@retiredRCBfan) March 14, 2023
Kim Garth you beauty ! Now that's how you take a stunner— Tony Stark (@TonySta13327820) March 14, 2023