Ravindra Jadeja’s direct-hit runs-out Peter Handscomb: The Indian all-rounder put on display an exceptional piece of fielding.
During the second ODI of the ongoing Australia’s tour of India at Nagpur, India all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja once again proved as to why he is arguably the best contemporary fielder.
Going into the business end of the match, Australia middle-order batsman Peter Handscomb and all-rounder Marcus Stoinis were building a partnership whose ramifications had it in them to cause trouble for India.
The perfect piece of fielding from Jadeja 👌🏻
— Michael Clarke (@MClarke23) March 5, 2019
There is nothing quicker than
1- Dhoni’s Stumping
2 – Sir Ravindra Jadeja’s Direct Hits To Make Batsman Run-out
— The Pritish (@RealPritish) March 5, 2019
Jadeja’s effort made sure that the duo doesn’t thrive in the run-chase. It all happened on the third delivery of the 38th over when Handscomb dabbed a Mohammed Shami delivery towards Jadeja at point.
The Indian fielder was quick on his feet to reach the ball and then launched a pinpoint throw at the non-striker’s end. With the ball hitting the wickets directly, Handscomb was way out of his crease. As a result, India got the wicket they were looking for.
Handscomb, who came in to bat at No. 4 above all-rounders Glenn Maxwell and Stoinis, ended up scoring 48 (59) with the help of four fours. While he played well against the Indian spinners, the visitors would have wanted for him to finish the match.
Ravinder Jadeja mera naam
Baddiya sa Run-out karna mera kaam!!
— Monica (@monicas004) March 5, 2019
Sir jadeja whatta run-out 💃 💃.
Sir jadeja ka jaadu sar chadhkar bolne laga h.@SirJadeja
— MS (@EngineerMs07) March 5, 2019
Ravi Jadeja was here #INDvAUS
— cricket.com.au (@cricketcomau) March 5, 2019
Talking of Jadeja, there is no hiding to the fact that his fielding has it in it to book a ticket to England for him for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. The manner in which he affects such dismissals time and again might force the selectors to include him in the squad.
The 30-year old southpaw wasn’t originally part of the Indian squad for this series. However, it was an injury to all-rounder Hardik Pandya which saw him getting a call-up.
Watch the full video below:
Ravindra Jadeja hits the bullseye. pic.twitter.com/vxIMGZDgnh
— shaktikapoor143 (@shaktikapoor143) March 5, 2019
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