Watch: Steve Smith’s amazing in the slips, everyone was stunned. cricket news

NEW DELHI: Taking spectacular catches in the slip cordon is nothing new for Australian skipper Steve Smith but his ‘Superman’ effort during the second ODI against India left commentator Sanjay Manjrekar stunned as he termed it as the ‘catch of the century’. relaxed me.
The incident took place in the 10th over of the Indian innings. hardik pandya played a Sean Abbott delivery away from the body. The ball hit the outside edge and Smith, who was fielding at first slip, came up with an extraordinary effort and dived to his right to pocket a full stunner with one hand.
After being invited to bat, India suffered an early blow in the very first over when opener Shubman Gill returned to the pavilion without opening the account. pacer Mitchell Starc The hosts started to collapse to be bundled out at 5/49 in 9.2 overs.
India never recovered as they lost wickets at regular intervals before being bundled out for 117 in 26 overs.
Starc’s ninth five-wicket haul in ODIs, coupled with stellar performances from Sean Abbott (3/23) and Nathan Ellis (2/13), gave the Indian batsmen no chance to settle with his seaming of the ball and excellent swing.
Virat Kohli (31) and Akshar Patel (29 not out) were the only batsmen to cross the 20-run mark.


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