Moeen Ali says, Last over reminded me of Ben Stokes in 2016 World T20 final

Apr 20 2019 06:16 PM
Moeen Ali says, Last over reminded me of Ben Stokes in 2016 World T20 final

Virat Kolhi led Royal Challengers Bangalore's (RCB) achived a  10-run victory over Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on Friday (April 19). RCB ‘s all-rounder Moeen Ali recalled the last over of world T20 final after leading RCB to a In the last over of the World T20 final between England and West Indies, Ben Stokes was handed the ball to wherein West Indies required 19 runs. Carlos Brathwaite smashed four successive sixes and concluded the match with 2 balls remaining while chasing the target of 156. 

 In the video, posted on IPL official website, Moeen was in conversation with Dale Steyn. He asked Moeen about the final over of the encounter, and Moeen replied: "It did yeah. 2016 World T20 final, Ben Stokes... that is exactly what I was thinking. I've given him a lot of stick for that and it did cross my mind. I thought I better get this one right otherwise he is going to give it back to me. Speaking of Steyn, he has come back to the Royal Challengers Bangalore after 9 years. He last represented RCB in the 2010 edition and accounted for 15 wickets in an equal number of matches.

Moeen asked Steyn- “What it was like to play for Bangalore in the red and gold colour after nine years” He said, "It would have been nice if it was an easier game. Bit of a tight one but it's always good to be back (at RCB) playing against some of the best in the world in some of the most difficult conditions. Very excited to get back to Bengaluru and with the second win (of IPL 2019) hopefully a bit of momentum for the rest of the tournament," Steyn replied.

Now, Bangalore will lock horns with Chennai Super Kings (CSK) on April 21 at their home ground.

 

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