Cameron Green took an impressive catch during the second ODI of AUS vs WI to dismiss Roston Chase. The Australian all-rounder made a spectacular dive to catch Roston Chase’s shot with his left hand. With his fabulous fielding, Cameron Green hampered West Indies’ last hope in the chase.
Chasing 259 for victory in the second ODI of AUS vs WI in Sydney, West Indies were 8 wickets away with over 100 runs needed to win. However, with Roston Chase in the box, West Indies still held out hope for a magical finish.
Notably, Chase scored a crucial half-century in the previous game to rescue the team in batting. However, this time he could not put up a flawless batting show as the West Indies eventually lost the match by a huge margin.
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Watch: Cameron Green uses Iron Fist to make a spectacular catch
While Sean Abbott sacked Roston Chase in the match, it is not wrong to say that Cameron Green should be given the credit for the sacking. As Chase attempted to hit the ball towards mid-wicket, Cameron Green lunged to his left and grabbed the ball with his fingertips.
Fans were stunned to witness his efforts. The referees reviewed the catch amid doubts but it turned out to be as clean as a sunny sky in a hot summer. Check out the video of Cameron Green’s impressive catch below.
Cameron Green has done it again 😲 #AUSvWI pic.twitter.com/W4yxg1hCR9
— cricket.com.au (@cricketcomau) February 4, 2024
Roston Chase could only add 25 runs off 41 balls before losing their wicket. After dismissing Chase, Sean Abbot also included Gudakesh Motie’s final wicket to lead Australia to victory. Sean Abbott took 3 wickets to win the Player of the Match award. Earlier, he also struck a crucial knock of 69 runs to take Australia to a decent total of 258-9.
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Sean Abbott took Australia to 258-9 in the first innings
Batting first, Australia lost openers Jake Fraser-McGurk and Josh Inglis with 21 runs on the board. Steve Smith also got out cheap for 5. However, Cameron Green added 33 runs off 41 in an over.
Later, Marnus Labuschagne (26), Matthew Short (41) and Aaron Hardie (26) added some runs on the scoreboard. However, Sean Abbott closed the match with his 69 off 63, including 4 sixes. His incredible work in the lower order helped Australia surpass the 250-run mark.
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West Indies lost second ODI by 83 runs
The West Indies completely failed to offer a powerful chase. They lost top-order batsmen Alick Athanaze (11), Justin Greaves (8) and Kjorn Ottley (8) in an instant. Later, Shai Hope added some hope with her 29th, while Keacy Carty scored 40 off 51.
Roston Chase added 25 runs later. However, his dismissal dashed West Indies’ hopes of victory in the match. Losing the second ODI match of AUS vs WI by 83 runs, West Indies also lost the series 2-0 with one more match to play. The third ODI of Australia vs West Indies will take place on Tuesday, February 6 at Manuka Oval in Canberra.