Ben Reducing injured whereas making an attempt catch within the BBL



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10 Jan 2019, 17:21 IST

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Ben Reducing

Australian all-rounder Ben Reducing was left with a bleeding face after a failed catch try throughout a current Massive Bash League match. 

The Brisbane Warmth participant was seen with a nasty minimize after the ball slid proper by means of his fingers whereas making an attempt a catch. Marcus Harris was batting on the time whereas James Pattinson was the bowler.

The Renegades batsman mistimed one within the air within the first over of the match and would have needed to head again to the pavilion for a duck had the catch been taken efficiently. 

Nonetheless, it was not meant to be and the Melbourne Renegades batsman went on to attain 28 from 18 balls earlier than being bowled out by Mujeeb Ur Rahman.

Here’s a video seize of the incident:

Ben Reducing tried to carry on to the ball regardless of getting a smack on the nostril. The ball bounced onto his chest after hitting his face and the 31-year-old tried to seize maintain of it. After one other despairing try and catch it because it was bobbling round, the ball lastly landed on the bottom and Harris was given a lifeline.

The all-rounder nonetheless appealed however the umpires determined to present the choice towards Brisbane Warmth as they felt the ball was not in full management of Reducing. Nonetheless, it was nice to see the all-rounder being extraordinarily sporting as he smiled after indicating the medics to return on moments after the incident. 

After the hefty blow, Reducing needed to go away the sector briefly to get remedy and dressing finished for the minimize. Fortunately for followers, The Aussie participant was again on the sector of play after the top of the sixth over and appeared to be completely high-quality. He did, nonetheless, should get 5 stitches for the minimize. Timmsy, as Reducing is popularly identified, even bowled a few overs within the match after approaching. 

Harris additionally discovered the humorous facet of the incident after getting out. In an interview on Fox Cricket, he mentioned, “I am going to should thank him later for doing that.”

The Melbourne Renegades had been in a commanding place within the match proper from the start of their batting innings. Cameos from the fortunate Harris and Tom Cooper and a quickfire 56* from Sam Harper helped them to a cushty victory. They ultimately chased down the overall of 144 set by the Brisbane Warmth in simply 15.four overs.

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