Dinesh Karthik had a blended day on the place of job as an outfielder all the way through the first T20I between New Zealand and India at Wellington’s Westpac Stadium on Wednesday.
First, Karthik dropped an easy catch at long-on to offer the Kiwi opener Tim Seifert a existence on 71. However now not lengthy after, he held a surprising catch in the similar area to ship debutant Daryl Mitchell again into the hut. And by the point New Zealand ended their innings Karthik dropped any other catch, this time of Ross Taylor.
Karthik’s brilliance close to the boundary
Within the ultimate ball of the 15th over, Dary Mitchell went for the lofted shot down the bottom, he did make a good connection however Karthik at long-on had different concepts.
Karthik first set himself properly below the ball after which timed his soar to perfection to seize the ball. The momentum, alternatively, took him over the boundary rope however he was once good sufficient to let the ball cross on time. The best-hander then got here again within the boundary, dived complete period and finished the catch.
The 3rd umpire additionally had a number of seems to be on the catch however was once deemed blank finally.
— CricBoll (@mycricboll) February 6, 2019
— Shankar (@shanmsd) February 6, 2019
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