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GIF: The 10 Best Cricket Catches Of All Time

“Catches win matches” is an old but true saying. Taking a spectacular catch to dismiss a key batsman as vital as scoring a hundred or taking 5 wickets in a match. Over the years, we have seen some great fielders taking some unbelievable catches and win matches purely on the basis of their fielding skills. From Jhonty Rhodes to Suresh Raina, many great fielders have given some memorable moments on the field by taking brilliant catches. As a tribute to their impressively safe hands, we take a look at some of the finest examples of fielding in the history of cricket…

by Vaibhav Sharma

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1. Adam Lyth and Aaron Finch Part 1


2. Second strike, Adam Lyth and Aaron Finch Part 2


3. Chris Lynn runs forward and then flies back to take one of the most spectacular catches in the history of the game. This catch proved to the turning point in the match and Chris Lynn’s IPL team Kolkata Knight Riders won the match in the end.


4. Suresh Raina dives full length to take an absolute stunner. Poor Younis Khan couldn’t believe his luck when Raina completed this catch. 


5. James Kirtley runs back and dives full length to take a stunning one-handed catch.


6. Big man Kieron Pollard shows his athleticism and pulls of a brilliant catch 


7. Sri Lankan legend Mahela Jayawardene takes one ‘Ma-hell-of-a-catch’ to dismiss Australia’s Shane Watson!


8. Vasbert Drakes manages to fool everybody!


9. Talking about showing brilliance on a cricket field, you can’t keep AB De Villiers away for too long. Just have a look at this unbelievable piece of fielding…


10. Michael Mason claims it but oh my Bevan Small, oh my…

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