Watch: Nicholas Pooran pulls off one of the best boundary saves in cricket history in record-breaking IPL clash

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Nicholas Pooran pulled off one of the most remarkable boundary saves you're ever likely to see - although his efforts for Kings XI Punjab were ultimately in vain during a record-breaking IPL clash against Rajasthan Royals.

His side performed magnificently with the bat to post a mammoth 223 for two from their 20 overs, with Mayank Agarwal scoring his maiden IPL century with 106 off just 50 balls, while he was part of a majestic opening stand of 183 alongside an in-form KL Rahul, who made 69 off 54.

Pooran contributed 25 off eight balls at the end of a thrilling innings but incredibly Rajasthan reached the target with just three balls and four wickets to spare as they completed the highest run chase in IPL history.

Sanju Samson (85 off 42) and captain Steve Smith (50 off 27) provided the Royals with a superb platform, but Rahul Tewatia's 53 from 31 balls gave the innings much-needed impetus before Jofra Archer helped see them home with a quick-fire 13 off just three deliveries.

However, the most jaw-dropping moment of the match came in the eighth over of Rajasthan's run chase when Samson looked as though he'd cleared the boundary rope for six off Murugan Ashwin's bowling only for Pooran to produce an incredible flying catch before having to throw the ball back inside the rope before crashing to the floor. Had his side managed to win, it would have meant so much more.

Even Sachin Tendulkar took to Twitter to brand it the greatest boundary save he'd ever seen.

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