Mitchell Santner, on Friday, took a brilliant diving catch to dismiss India skipper Virat Kohli during the India Vs New Zealand 4th T20I match at the Westpac Stadium, Wellington.
In the first innings, during the third ball of the fifth over, Kohli got a leading edge and santner at the covers, Santner had stand When the ball went towards him, Santner jumped and took a brilliant flying catch with his right hand.
Kohli had hit two boundaries in the over’s first two balls but just like the Hamilton match before, Bennett came back strongly and got Kohli’s wicket for 11 off 9 balls.
Santner Takes Flying Catch To Dismiss, Kohli
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This is not Santner’s first take on a flying pick. In November last year’s Test match against England he had taken an even better diving catch to dismiss Ollie Pope.
Earlier, after winning the toss, New Zealand, which was without usual captain Kane Williamson’s services because of a shoulder injury, decided to field first.
New Zealand made two changes, with Daryl Mitchell coming in for Colin de Grandhomme to replace Williamson and Tom Bruce.
India made three changes, while Captain Virat Kohli insisted that their goal remained a clean sweep of the five-match series.
Rohit Sharma, Mohammed Shami, and Ravindra Jadeja came in for Sanju Samson, Washington Sundar, and Navdeep Saini.
India has already won the five-match series courtesy their hat-trick of wins in the first three matches of the series.