Australian pacer Nathan Coulter-Nile bowled a match-changing spell in a Sheffield Shield match between Tasmania and Western Australia. Coulter-Nile scalped 3 wickets for 23 runs in the second innings helping Western Australia win the match by a huge margin of 301 runs in the recently concluded fixture.
After getting two early wickets in the second innings by dismissing Jake Doran and Alex Doolan. But Coulter-Nile had something special to take the wicket of George Bailey which surprised everyone on and off the field.
On the last ball of his seventh over Coulter-Nile pitched the ball up. Bailey defended his wicket and pushed it back to the bowler. The pacer displayed subtle reflexes to dive forward in his follow-through to catch hold of the ball. The catch astonished everyone as West Australian teammates ran towards the bowler to congratulate.
Here’s the video of the splendid catch –
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Coulter-Nile took one wicket in the first innings as well. Australia has not yet announced the squad for the upcoming Ashes 2017-18. He might get a chance to play in the squad for his performances in the domestic circuit and in the international cricket in the limited overs format.