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Cricket World In Awe Over 'Superman' Save In The Indian Premier League

Cricket World In Awe Over 'Superman' Save In The Indian Premier League

They don't come much better than this.

West Indian cricket star Nicholas Pooran pulled off one of the most incredible saves of the year during the Indian Premier League.

The acrobatic effort was seen by millions at it flooded the internet within seconds.

And even a couple of cricketing legends couldn't contain their excitement at what they'd just witnessed - including Indian sports icon Sachin Tendulkar.

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Kings XI Punjab had already put on a stellar display with the bat by scoring 2/223 in their innings against the Rajasthan Royals.

But it was a piece of play in the field where Pooran well and truly stole the show.

With the Royals chasing the game, Sanju Samson stepped up to the crease with only one thing on his mind: Boundaries.

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And a huge slog from Samson looked destined for a six - but Pooran made sure that wasn't going to happen.

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With the ball sailing high into the sky, the wicketkeeper-batsman positioned himself on the boundary and made a leaping save to stop the ball from going for six runs.

The insane move of athleticism was seen by loads of cricket fans after it was shared on social media.

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Even Sachin Tendulkar chimed in with praise for 24-year-old Pooran.

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The record holder for the highest number of centuries tweeted: "This is the best save I have seen in my life. Simply incredible!"

And it wasn't long before other cricket greats joined the chorus of people on social media in awe of the moment.

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Truly, truly special.

Incredibly, even Pooran's heroics couldn't stop the greatness of the Royals form prevailing after they somehow clawed back 224 runs to win by four wickets with three balls remaining.

Their 86 runs in the last five overs alone was an IPL record.

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Max Sherry

Max Sherry is a journalist for SPORTbible Australia. After migrating Down Under from London as a teenager, he instantly fell in love with Aussie sport and its culture. From NRL to AFL, cricket to rugby — you name it, Max watches it (with a beer in hand, of course). During his time at Fox Sports, he worked in the football department covering the Premier League, A-League, Socceroos and Matildas. Born a stone's throw away from West Ham's training ground, Max is obviously a die-hard Liverpool fan.