WATCH | Michael Pepper's sensational catch leaves commentators in awe

no photo
camera iconcamera icon|

Michael Pepper scored 36 runs for Essex in quarter-final of Vitality Blast 2022

Essex Cricket

WATCH | Michael Pepper's sensational catch leaves commentators in awe

no photo

SportsCafe Desk

07/10/2022

With the teams focusing to strengthen their fielding department, Cricket has witnessed some extraordinary fielding efforts in recent years. Michael Pepper added to the count as he scripted a brilliant relay catch while fielding near the boundary ropes and converted a possible six into a wicket.

England’s Vitality T20 Blast is going on currently and the tournament has entered it’s business end. Essex were up against Lancashire in the third quarter-final of the competition. Essex posted a total of 161/5 and the opposition chased down the target in 15.4 overs. Michael Pepper scored 36 runs for Essex but he was dismissed courtesy of a stumping from Phil Salt. 

Parimatch

Explore Parimatch review and find out what the best India cricket betting bookmaker is capable of!

Find Out

Pepper managed to get back at Salt with his amazing fielding effort to dismiss the batter. Matt Critchley was bowling the ninth over of the innings and Salt attempted to hit him over deep mid-wicket while playing on 27 runs. 

Pepper was fielding at the position and leaped to catch the ball. He got hold of the ball but lost his balance in the process. It looked like he will cross the boundary line with the ball in his hand but somehow managed to throw it towards his team-mate Ben Allison. The fielding effort impressed commentators as well and they described it as ‘sensational’. 

Follow us on Facebook here

Stay connected with us on Twitter here

Like and share our Instagram page here

SHOW COMMENTS drop down