The Big Bash League (BBL) of Australia Conducts many matches among teams. On Saturday, Sydney Thunder was playing against the Hobart Hurricanes which pulled off an excellent piece of fielding.
Hobart’s Nathan Ellis showed great reflexes to hang on to a catch to dismiss Usman Khawaja, who originally misjudged whether the ball was coming to his side or not. Scott Boland bowled a short delivery which Khawaja mistimed way at the Sydney Showground Stadium in the 12th over of the match.
Having gotten in position at deep square leg, the ball was right straight down Ellis’ throat, Australian bowler got down on one knee at that time to take a low catch.
The ball arrived a bit higher than the bowler expected and Ellis showed excellent awareness he took that catch by keeping his arms up falling back above his head immediately.
Watch Here The Brilliant Catch Taken By Ellis:
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After winning the toss, the captain of Sydney Thunders chose to field and they restricted Hobart Hurricanes to 162/6. With a 30-ball 43, George Bailey top-scored for Hobart, while for the Sydney team, Chris Morris and Daniel Sams took two wickets each.
In their chase, Usman Khwaja a good start to his team along with Alex Hales. The fellow opener fell for 36-ball 55 in the 11th over.
In the very next over, Khawaja was dismissed for 35, the hosts were guided by Alex Ross to victory with his 22-ball 32, and in the BBL table, they jumped to the third position.
Glenn Maxwell-led Melbourne Stars are leading the table and close behind at second position are the Sydney Thunders’ local rivals, Sydney Sixers.