“What a catch”: Kane Williamson dives to his right to dismiss Marcus Stoinis off Ish Sodhi in 4th T20I

Dixit Bhargav
|Published 05/03/2021

Kane Williamson: The captain of the home team put on display an exceptional fielding effort to dismiss the visiting all-rounder.

During the fourth T20I of the ongoing Australia’s tour of New Zealand in Wellington, New Zealand captain Kane Williamson put on display an exceptional fielding effort to dismiss Australia all-rounder Marcus Stoinis.

It all happened on the last delivery of the 13th over when Stoinis failed to clear Williamson at cover. Facing an Ish Sodhi delivery which was turning away from him, Stoinis aimed at hitting it over Williamson but it wasn’t to be as the captain of the home team timed his dive to perfection to complete a catch.

Coming in to bat at No. 5 in the 10th over, Stoinis returned to the dressing room after scoring 19 (13) with the help of two fours and a six. The right-hand batsman was one of the Australian batsmen who couldn’t convert their start into a significant total.

After Australia captain Aaron Finch won the toss and chose to bat, he would’ve expected his batsmen to do much better at the Westpac Stadium today.

Leading from the front in a must-win match, Finch top-scored for the visitors with his 79* (55) comprising of five fours and four sixes. In what was Finch’s 14th T20I half-century, he has now surpassed David Warner (2,265) to become Australia’s highest run-scorer in T20Is.

Kane Williamson grabs fantastic catch to dismiss Marcus Stoinis

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Dixit Bhargav

Dixit Bhargav

Born and brought up in Pathankot, Dixit Bhargav is an engineering and sports management graduate who is currently into his fifth year as a Cricket Editor at The SportsRush. His first cricketing memory dates back to 2002 when former India captain Sourav Ganguly had waved his jersey at the historic Lord’s balcony. What followed for an 8-year-old was an instant adulation for both Ganguly and the sport. The optimist in him is waiting for the day when Punjab Kings will win their maiden Indian Premier League title. When not watching cricket, he is mostly found in a cinema hall watching a Punjabi movie.

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