AB de Villiers came up with another stellar performance Monday as he scored an unbeaten 73 off 33 balls, helping Royal Challengers Bangalore secure a comprehensive 82-run win over Kolkata Knight Riders. But one of the highlights of his inning was a huge six that flew out of the stadium and hit a moving car on a road.
“Barring one super-human, everyone struggled on that pitch,” Kohli, Bangalore’s captain said about the South African star. It was de Villers’ third half-century of the IPL season on the Sharjah pitch.
The duo managed to put together an unbroken third-wicket stand of 100 runs from 7.4 overs.
Here’s how people reacted to the hit:
It seems, tomorrow there will be a queue in #Sharjah for special car insurance with ‘hitting with cricket ball’ clause!!#ABDevilliers you beauty….!! #PlayBold@RCBTweets @ABdeVilliers17 #Dream11IPL pic.twitter.com/20QH1qzZL1
— Jagdish R Chandra (@JagdishRChandra) October 12, 2020
— Paul Watson 🇿🇦🌍🇮🇪🇿🇼💕🏏 (@watsonmpaul) October 12, 2020
— Ashish Rajendra kumar (@Ashish_ark_31) October 12, 2020
— Gautam (@Gautamgaduu) October 12, 2020
Wah sab tik hai but jis bechare ka car demage hue hai uski repairing ke pese kon dega
— ishu (@ishu35169176) October 12, 2020
AB de Villiers just hit a ball so far in Sharjah in the UAE it hit a car on the motorway 😳 How is that even possible?! Health and safety folks!! 🙈
— Ben Mole (@BenMole11) October 12, 2020
— 🇮🇳HE_MANT mali (@GoyalHEMANT1) October 12, 2020
The victory was Bangalore’s fifth win of the tournament and took it to the third position in the points table.
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