Watch: Jacob Bethell makes sensational diving catch in T20 Blast

Jacob Bethell

Jacob Bethell, on Saturday (June 2), made an absolutely stunning catch while playing for Warwickshire against Nottinghamshire in the ninth North Group match of the ongoing Vitality T20 Blast 2024.

He took an incredible diving catch near the boundary to send back Tom Moores, which saw Warwickshire reduce the opposition to 95 for 5 while defending 149. On the first ball of the 14th over, Richard Gleeson bowled one well outside off stump and Moores He decided. to go for a big shot.

The left-handed batter knelt down and hit the ball over the covers. The ball was falling to Jacob Bethell’s left and at first it looked like Moores would get a boundary off him. However, the Warwickshire player had other ideas. Bethell ran to his left and covered a good amount of ground before making a full dive for the catch just inches off the ground.

Watch Jacob Bethell’s capture:

Talking about the game, Warwickshire won the game by 22 runs. Batting first, Warwickshire were bowled out for 149 runs in 19.3 overs. Except opener Robert Yates, no other batsman could make a good hit with the bat. Yates led the charge with the bat for his team, scoring 68 runs off 48 balls with the help of four fours and as many sixes.

No other Warwickshire batsman could even touch the 20-run mark. For Nottinghamshire, Olly Stone took 3 wickets, while Luke Fletcher claimed two. In the end, 149 proved to be more than enough for the Birmingham team, who won the match easily.

Nottinghamshire got off to a good start with their openers Joe Clarke and Alex Hales adding 54 runs for the first wicket. However, their innings was derailed once Dan Mousley struck in the sixth over to send back Clarke. From that position, Nottinghamshire continued to lose wickets at regular intervals and were eventually bowled out for 127.