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Australia vs West Indies | Sheldon Cottrell One-Hander Leave Twitter Stunned

Cricketnext Staff |June 6, 2019, 8:12 PM IST
Australia vs West Indies | Sheldon Cottrell One-Hander Leave Twitter Stunned

Sheldon Cottrell is famous for his ‘Salute’ celebrations but the West Indies pacer showed off his fielding skills when he took a stunner at the deep square leg boundary to get rid of Steve Smith at Trent Bridge, Nottingham on Thursday (June 6).

Smith and Nathan Coulter-Nile were staging a remarkable recovery and just when Australia were looking to accelerate, Smith flicked one neatly from outside off. What looked like a boundary was not to be as Cottrell hared across to his left, stuck his left hand out and leaped, grabbed it out of thin air. If that wasn’t enough, he spotted that it might cross over the ropes and lobbed it up to complete the catch after gaining complete control.

His catch had Twitter buzzing with reactions:

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Pos Team P W L T/NR PTS NRR
1
AUS
7 6 1 0 12 +0.90
2
NZ
6 5 0 1 11 +1.30
3
IND
5 4 0 1 9 +0.80
4
ENG
7 4 3 0 8 +1.05
5
BAN
7 3 3 1 7 -0.13
6
SL
6 2 2 2 6 -1.11
7
PAK
6 2 3 1 5 -1.26
8
WI
6 1 4 1 3 +0.19
9
SA
7 1 5 1 3 -0.32
10
AFG
7 0 7 0 0 -1.63

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Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 3631 113
2 New Zealand 2547 111
3 South Africa 2917 108
4 England 3663 105
5 Australia 2640 98
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 5720 124
2 India 5990 122
3 New Zealand 4121 114
4 South Africa 4674 111
5 Australia 4805 109
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 7365 283
2 England 4253 266
3 South Africa 4196 262
4 Australia 5471 261
5 India 7273 260
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