Kiwi fast Trent Boult was saluting himself after taking an absolute screamer within the outfield that may reside lengthy within the reminiscence.
Not even Trent Boult’s teammates might consider it.
Some laughed, others put their head of their fingers as they digested the New Zealand quick bowler’s basic catch within the outfield throughout Friday’s third one-day worldwide in opposition to Bangladesh in Wellington.
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As Bangladesh chased the house staff’s daunting 6/318, opener Liton Das put the foot down, racing to 21 from 20 balls.
He wished to keep up the trend in opposition to speedster Matt Henry, attempting to whip a ball from outdoors off stump by way of the leg aspect however bought a thick forefront that sailed over the slips cordon.
Working round from third man, Boult made good floor then dived full stretch to catch the ball one-handed simply earlier than it hit the turf.
Boult’s face instructed the story, barely capable of comprehend what he’d pulled off because the left-arm fast grasped the ball in a single hand and pointed to the sky with the opposite as he held his pose.
New Zealand bowling coach Shane Jurgensen was patrolling the boundary when Boult took his screamer and was seen laughing within the background, whereas Henry merely shook his head.
Former Black Cap Craig McMillan was in awe in commentary.
“What a catch that’s! It’s a one-hand speccy from Boult! That’s particular,” he stated. “He’s finished it right here earlier than and he’s finished it once more.
“What an absolute ripper.
“The power … to really maintain maintain of it as soon as his arm hit the bottom — outstanding.”
McMillan’s co-commentator added: “Wow. Doesn’t he do properly. Sensible Trent Boult, completely good.
“Oh my phrase, that’s unbelievable.”
Boult’s acrobatics decreased Bangladesh to three/26 after seven overs and gave Henry his third wicket of the innings, earlier than the vacationers misplaced one other wicket and stumbled to 4/48.
Earlier, Devon Conway’s 126 from 110 balls and an unbeaten 100 off 92 balls from Daryl Mitchell in simply his third sport helped the Kiwis energy previous 300.
New Zealand received the opening two matches of the ODI sequence.