IPL 2019: Chris Lynn wants to visit the casino after his lucky break

first_img Top Bowlers Top Bowlers Rajasthan RAJ All batsmen are considered right handed 0 Square Leg third Man 16 Toss: KOL elected to field view more view less Kolkata KOL Dinesh Karthik (c)(wk) D. Karthik (c)(wk) 8.75 Sudhesan Midhun S. Midhun 139/3 3 0.5 nb 139/3 3 Kolkata Shreyas Gopal (RAJ) S. Gopal (RAJ) 0 (20.0) Indian Premier League, 2019 Reuters April 8, 2019UPDATED: April 8, 2019 14:26 IST Chris Lynn got a lucky break as a ball ricocheted off the stump but didn’t dislodge the bails ( Courtesy by BCCI)HIGHLIGHTSDhawal Kulkarni managed to hit Chris Lynn’s wicket but the bails wasn’t dislodgedLynn after the match said that he “might actually go the casino tonight”RR skipper Ajinkya Rahane requested the umpire to not give it a boundary at leastAustralian Chris Lynn was tempted to visit a casino to cash in on his luck after a miraculous reprieve while batting during Kolkata Knight Riders’ Indian Premier League (IPL) victory over Rajasthan Royals on Sunday.The 28-year-old was on 13 when he inside-edged a delivery from Dhawan Kulkarni onto his stumps and started walking off without bothering to look behind.Kulkarni was celebrating too but it was soon cut short when the bowler realised that the ball had lit up the zing bail but failed to dislodge it, ricocheting off the leg stump to the fine-leg boundary for a four instead.Lynn went on to score 50 off 32 deliveries in Kolkata’s successful eight-wicket win chasing Rajasthan’s 139-3 that put them at the top of the IPL table with four wins from five matches.Chris Lynn Bowled? Well, not really!https://t.co/ojTfTmDGsb #RRvRCB pic.twitter.com/ejwSUwxO0bIndianPremierLeague (@IPL) April 7, 2019″I always like to ride my luck,” Lynn told teammate Harry Gurney in a video posted on the IPL website.”I inside-edged it, and then I heard a second noise. I thought (the wicket-keeper) might catch it or the bails might come off, but I got lucky.”I might actually go the casino tonight!”‘I might go to a casino now’ – Lucky Lynn tells [email protected] rode his luck on his way to a Fifty for the @KKRiders while @gurneyhf admits he was nervous before his splendid debut show! By @Moulinparikh #RRvKKRWatch the full video – https://t.co/lErtWV7vLb pic.twitter.com/Xg13bMUq04advertisementIndianPremierLeague (@IPL) April 8, 2019It was the third time in this year’s IPL that a batsman had benefited from the bails refusing to be dislodged.Rajasthan were also on the receiving end in an earlier match when Jofra Archer’s delivery rolled onto the stumps but Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, yet to open his account, survived as bails was not dislodged.Dhoni, who went on to make a match-winning 75 off 46 deliveries, suffered the heartbreak himself on Saturday when bails did not fall despite his direct hit with Punjab opener KL Rahul short of his ground.Rajasthan captain Ajinkya Rahane appeared as bewildered as the bowler and was involved in a long conversation with the on-field umpire after Sunday’s incident.”The rules are what they are, but I told the umpire, at least don’t declare it a boundary,” Rahane said.”It’s already so tough for the bowlers in T20, and in such a situation, a ball can, maybe, declared a dead ball. That was my conversation with the umpires.”Also Read | Dinesh Karthik lauds KKR’s clinical effort with ball and batAlso Read | No need to panic yet, assures RR skipper Ajinkya RahaneFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Tags :Follow IPL 2019Follow Chris LynnFollow CasinoFollow LuckyFollow RR vs KKRFollow bailsFollow Kolkata Knight RidersFollow Rajasthan Royals Top Batsmen Top Batsmen fine Leg 140/2 114/2 ( C. Lynn 10.5 Overs) , third Man 1 Harry Gurney (KOL) H. Gurney (KOL) Mid off 140/2 0 4.66 3 m Mid Wicket Match Ended Square Leg advertisement 2 6s (13.5) 0 Mid off e/r Kolkata batting KOL batting Fall of Wickets Indian Premier League, 2019 Time: (GMT) | 20:00 (Local Time) All batsmen are considered right handed w 156.25 3 c Steven Smith b Shreyas Gopal c Sudhesan Midhun b Shreyas Gopal Harry Gurney H. Gurney Nitish Rana N. Rana Mid on Mid off 6 0 third Man Shubman Gill S. Gill not out 47 (20.0) 0 3 2/25 (4) 10 0 2 0 Mid Wicket Mid on 14 0 50 (32) Robin Uthappa R. Uthappa not out Jofra Archer J. Archer Mid Wicket not out 1 1 162.5 graphs third Man commentary Square Leg Rajasthan RAJ Mid on Mid Wicketcenter_img No data available! 188 o covers (13.5) All batsmen are considered right handed 0 60 Mid on 0 4 0 Steven Smith (RAJ) S. Smith (RAJ) (13.5) Sunil Narine S. Narine c Steven Smith b Shreyas Gopal Piyush Chawla P. Chawla covers Series Status: Player Of The Match: Harry Gurney Point 32 50 – Krishnappa Gowtham K. Gowtham 31 Prasidh Krishna P. Krishna Extras: 11 runs (B: 0, LB: 8, WD: 3, NB: 0, P: 0) B view full scorecard Super Over IPL 2019: Chris Lynn wants to visit the casino after his lucky breakChris Lynn got a lucky break while batting on Sunday as a ball ricocheted off the stump but didn’t dislodge the bails. Kolkata Knight Riders went onto beat Rajasthan Royals by 8 wickets in their Indian Premier League encounter. Chris Lynn (KOL) C. Lynn (KOL) 13.5 R vs Kolkata beat Rajasthan by 8 wickets Kolkata KOL 0 Rajasthan 25 26 fine Leg 0 91/1 ( S. Narine 8.3 Overs) , Mid off 0 6 10.33 Chris Lynn C. Lynn c Sudhesan Midhun b Shreyas Gopal Andre Russell A. Russell 1 Match Ended 73 (59) 0 Point Square Leg 140/2 covers Point All batsmen are considered right handed 0 2/35 (4) 0 Scorecard 6 Point 22 35 2 22 covers S/R 4s Indian Premier League, 2019, Match 21 Referee: Vengalil Narayanan Kutty (IND) Umpires: Anil Chaudhary (IND), Chris Gaffaney (NZ) and Bruce Oxenford (AUS) 27 Ben Stokes B. Stokes Kuldeep Yadav K. Yadav 1 Rajasthan Bowling RAJ Bowling Shreyas Gopal S. Gopal fine Leg Dhawal Kulkarni D. Kulkarni 0 0 fine Leg 0 3.6 0 wd r not outlast_img read more