One of the best catches of 2018 took place between Adelaide Strikers and Melbourne Renegades at Docklands Stadium, Melbourne that happened on 22nd January 2018 during Big Bash League season 7. Melbourne Renegades captain Cameron White won the toss and elected to field. Travis Head 58, Collin Ingram 68, Alex Carey 32 helped Adelaide Strikers post a competitive total of 173 for 5 in 20 overs.
Dwayne Bravo tried to hit a big shot off Rashid Khan bowling in the 16th over. It was not an easy catch as Ben Laughlin was on the ropes and then took few steps without touching the boundary, gave the catch to Weatherald who took a brilliant diving catch. Laughlin thought nobody was there to catch but Weatherald was alert to the task and took a great catch. The teammates came and then enjoyed the effort of the fielders. These type of catches can change the course of the game. Adelaide Strikers won the match by 26 runs as Melbourne Renegades could only score for 147 for 7 in 20 overs. The crowd at Docklands Stadium, Melbourne were left shocked by a combined effort.
In modern-day cricket, fielding and catching have improved a lot. Many brilliant catches have taken in BBL 7 this season but this combined effort is one of the best catches so far. Adelaide Strikers are currently top of points table with 7 wins and 2 losses with 14 points.
Melbourne Renegades are currently 4th in the points table with 8 points. One of the best leagues in the World saw the best catch of the season. It is worth watching this type of catch again and again. This proves that if the fielders take catches then there will be no problem of winning matches.
— cricket.com.au (@cricketcomau) January 22, 2018
Posted by cricket.com.au on Monday, January 22, 2018