“Didn’t Spill A Drop”: With Glass In Hand, Fan Pulls Off Stunning Catch In Australia vs West Indies 3rd T20I. Watch






A fan grabbed all the headlines for his non-chalant catch during the third and final T20I between Australia and West Indies in Perth on Tuesday. The fan took the catch with one hand despite holding a glass on his other one. The incident occurred in the 16th over of West Indies innings as Spencer Johnson bowled a bouncer to Sherfane Rutherford, who played a hook shot for a maximum over fine leg. Despite holding a drink on his other hand, the man took the catch without spilling it. 

The man grabbed all the eyeballs as the incident went viral on social media.

Coming back to the match, Rutherford and Andre Russell put on the biggest sixth wicket partnership in T20Is to steer the West Indies past Australia by 37 runs in their third and final clash.

Both men crunched quickfire half-centuries to propel the visitors to 220-6 in Perth with Australia managing just 183-5 in reply, David Warner top-scoring on 81 in his last appearance for Australia at home.

The hosts won the first match in Hobart by 11 runs and sealed the series with a 34-run victory at Adelaide.

The West Indies made a horror start after winning the toss and opting to bat, losing three wickets in the opening three overs.

But Russell (71 off 29 balls) and Rutherford (unbeaten 67 off 40) led the fightback, with both posting their highest T20 scores in a 139-run sixth-wicket partnership that set a new standard.

Russell blasted seven sixes and four boundaries, while Rutherford hit five sixes and five fours.

Australia spinner Adam Zampa went for 1-65 off four overs — his most expensive in the format.

Australia started well with Warner and captain Mitchell Marsh reaching 61 without loss after the six-over powerplay.

Warner clocked his 3,000th run as he brought up a 26th half-century off 25 balls before Marsh departed for 17, skying a catch to Jason Holder off Akeal Hosein.

They reached 98-1 at the halfway mark but were pegged back by tight bowling.

(With AFP Inputs)

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