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[Watch] Sikandar Raza Celebrates Wildly After Dismissing Reeza Hendricks In PSL

image-lt4itnrfSikandar Raza's wild celebration [X.com]

Lahore Qalandars' all-rounder Sikandar Raza ended a potentially game-changing partnership between Multan Sultans' Reeza Hendricks and Usman Khan, bringing a much-needed breakthrough for his team on Tuesday during Match 14 Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2024. 

The match, already brimming with competitive intensity, saw Raza's bowling brilliance come to the forefront at a crucial point.

PSL 2024: Raza's gave a fiery send-off to Hendricks

The action unfolded in the ninth over of Multan Sultans' innings. After Hendricks had just hit a boundary, Raza, determined to stem the flow of runs, delivered a flat ball just outside off stump. Hendricks, aiming to capitalise, attempted a cut but instead edged the ball to the wicketkeeper,

Sahibzada Farhan executed a sharp catch, ending Hendricks' impressive stint at the crease. Hendricks' departure for 40 off 27 balls, an innings decorated with six fours and a six, marked the end of a dangerous 70-run stand that had looked set to take the game away from the Qalandars.

What followed was a display of raw emotion from Sikandar Raza, whose celebration caught the attention of spectators and viewers alike. 

Overcome with joy and relief, Raza roared in delight, showing his passion for the game and the intensity of the moment. This display of passion was not just about celebrating a wicket but also a reflection of Raza's personal journey in the tournament.

Raza's performance in PSL 2024 had been under scrutiny leading up to this game. His contribution had been modest, with only 52 runs and one wicket from four matches. The wicket of Reeza Hendricks was a moment of redemption, which indicated a potential return to form for the all-rounder.

Meanwhile, Multan Sultans, having elected to bat first, faced an early setback with the loss of their captain, Mohammad Rizwan, for a duck to Shaheen Afridi's impeccable inswinger. However, the partnership between Hendricks and Usman Khan momentarily steadied the ship for the Sultans, setting the stage for a competitive total.

At the time of writing this article, the Sultans are 150/2 after 14.4 overs, with Usman Khan leading the charge with a dynamic 75 off 44 balls, supported by Tayyab Tahir's brisk 21 off 13 balls.