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1 run needed on last ball to win, WK’s jaw-dropping effort denies record 593 chase in County thriller

1 run needed on last ball to win, WK’s jaw-dropping effort denies record 593 chase in County thriller

With the scores level, the match ended in a dramatic tie, leaving a bittersweet taste for both sides. While Glamorgan will rue their missed opportunity, Gloucestershire can be proud of their resilience in defending such a high total.

In an astonishing County Championship match between Glamorgan and Gloucestershire, the visitors fell agonizingly short of a world record chase in a heart-stopping finish.

Record within reach

Glamorgan needed just one run from the final ball to overhaul Gloucestershire’s mammoth first-innings total of 593. This would have secured a historic victory and established a new record for the highest successful run chase in a first-class match.

The tension was palpable as Glamorgan’s batsman faced the final delivery. All they required was a single run to etch their names in cricketing history.

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Gloucestershire Keeper Takes a Blinder

However, the dream run came to a crashing halt when the Gloucestershire wicketkeeper pulled off a sensational catch to dismiss the Glamorgan batsman. The dismissal sparked jubilant celebrations from the Gloucestershire camp, while Glamorgan players were left shell-shocked by the dramatic twist of fate.

Match Ends in a Tie

With the scores level, the match ended in a dramatic tie, leaving a bittersweet taste for both sides. While Glamorgan will rue their missed opportunity, Gloucestershire can be proud of their resilience in defending such a high total.

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