Steve Smith has added yet one more outrageous catch to his appreciable highlights reel, wowing the cricket world with a spectacular snare as Australia levelled its ODI sequence towards India with a report win.
After profitable the toss and electing to bowl, the vacationers rolled the house facet for simply 117 earlier than openers Mitchell Marsh (66 off 36) and Travis Head (51 off 30) ran down the goal with an unbeaten 121-run stand in simply 11 overs for a 10-wicket win.
Australia gained the match with 239 balls remaining within the run chase, the most important margin ever towards India.
Smith took the catch after Australian fast Sean Abbott caught the sting of Indian hazard man Hardik Pandya’s bat, with Smith then diving at full stretch to his proper whereas standing at a large first slip.
The ball caught in Smith’s proper mitt, leaving India in tatters at 5-49 in Visakhapatnam and the commentary crew in awe.
“Catch of the century?” Indian nice Sanjay Manjrekar inquired.
“It is not far off,” former Australia captain Aaron Finch replied.
“An absolute blinder from Steve Smith. Who wants three slips if you’ve bought Steve Smith standing there?
“He is been identified over time to take them one-handed beauties. Final sport there was loads that simply bought to his fingertips, however this one, straight into the hand.
Starc removes hazard man for golden duck
“Virtually catches it behind him… good.”
Mitchell Starc eliminated hazard man Suryakumar Yadav for a golden duck and was the decide of Australia’s bowlers with figures of 5-53 off eight overs.
Nathan Ellis – who changed Glenn Maxwell within the Australian lineup – trapped Virat Kohli lbw for 31 in his first over, earlier than including one other wicket to complete with tidy figures of 2-13 off 5 overs. Abbott was the opposite wicket-taker, ending with figures of 3-23 in six overs.
Australia levelled the three match ODI sequence at 1-1 after India gained the sequence opener in Mumbai by 5 wickets.
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