You Don’t Need to Be a Cricket Fan to Appreciate How Amazing This Catch Was (Video)


I’m no cricket aficionado (and chances are you’re not either), so let’s be willing to trust the sport’s better minds when they say that Australian Steve Smith made one of the greatest catches ever over the weekend as Australia took on New Zealand.

As you can see in the below video, the batter, New Zealand’s BJ Watling, was as surprised as anyone when he realized his perfect hit was caught. The fans reacted with mild applause at first—but then, upon seeing the replay, they blew the hell up.

Here’s the clip:

Man, he got UP there, now didn’t he? That’s as good as anything I’ve ever seen in baseball.

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