Molly Strano pouched a stunning low-diving catch in the 3rd and final ODI between India and Australia. The substitute fielder ran a long distance before she dived full stretch to complete the catch. The catch took place in the 34th over of the 2nd innings as debutant Stella Campbell got her maiden ODI wicket courtesy of the splendid catch. Strano’s catch also helped Australia make a comeback in the game.
Meanwhile, Indian youngster Yastika Bhatia played a fine knock of 64 runs off 69 balls as she along with Shafali Verma (56) put India in a good position while chasing Australia’s target of 265. Yastika top-edged her pull shot on the 5th ball of the over. The ball looked to be landing well short of Strano. However, she dived forward at the last moment to complete a world-class catch.
Watch the catch here:
WHAT A CATCH – Molly Strano 🤯pic.twitter.com/FDrUR82rEM
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Australian wicket-keeper Alyssa Healy praised Molly Strano’s catch and said that the catch matched the fielding standard of the Australian team. She said, “That’s our fielding standard,” while commenting on the catch. The Australian team’s ODI winning streak stretched to 26 consecutive wins with their last-gasp victory over India in the 2nd ODI. In the 3rd ODI, India Women needed 45 runs in 40 balls at the time of this report with 4 wickets left.