BBL: Dan Christian shows incredible athleticism to make a spectacular catch.
During Sydney Sixers’ triumph over Adelaide Strikers on Tuesday. Dan Christian was in fine fielding form, taking a stunning catch to dismiss Matt Short.
Sean Abbott was able to dismiss Adelaide opener Matt Short. Thanks to the all-incredible rounder’s athleticism. Short failed to control Abbott’s length delivery in the final delivery of the second over, guiding it towards point.
Dan Christian, was stationed there, made a spectacular catch by diving to his left with a brilliant reaction action.
Adelaide managed to reach 147 for eight in 20 overs after Short’s departure, with Abbott claiming three wickets for Sydney. Abbott’s three-wicket haul also enabled him pass Ben Laughlin (111 wickets) to become the BBL’s all-time greatest wicket-taker with 112 wickets.
Dan Christian athleticism was on display on the field at other times as well. He also saved a few lines of demarcation.
Christian was also in fantastic bowling form, taking three wickets in three overs, in addition to Abbott’s record-breaking performance.
Faced with a 148-run target, Sydney managed to reach 150 for six in 19.2 overs, thanks to contributions from Josh Philippe (23), James Vince (21), Moises Henriques (28) and Jordan Silk (36).
The win puts the Sydney Sixers in second place in the BBL league table, with 14 points from five games. Adelaide, on the other hand, is in fourth place with seven points from four games.