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 collection towards India with a document win.
After successful the toss and electing to bowl, the vacationers rolled the house aspect 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 received the match with 239 balls remaining within the run chase, the most important margin ever towards India.
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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 staff in awe.
“Catch of the century?” Indian nice Sanjay Manjrekar inquired.
“It isn’t far off,” former Australia captain Aaron Finch replied.
“An absolute blinder from Steve Smith. Who wants three slips while you’ve obtained Steve Smith standing there?
“He is been recognized over time to take them one-handed beauties. Final sport there was quite a bit that simply obtained to his fingertips, however this one, straight into the hand.
Starc removes hazard man for golden duck
“Nearly catches it behind him… sensible.”
Mitchell Starc eliminated hazard man Suryakumar Yadav for a golden duck and was the choose 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 collection at 1-1 after India received the collection opener in Mumbai by 5 wickets.
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