India’s ace batsman Rohit Sharma took a brilliant reflex-action catch to dismiss Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews. Angelo Mathews was dismissed for a fighting 64 off 92 balls on Day One of the first Test between Sri Lanka and India at Galle on Wednesday, when Rohit Sharma showed great reflexes and dived full length to take a brilliant catch, at forward short-leg. This catach can have a big impact on the match as Mathews was batting brilliantly on 64 and looking set for a big one.
VIDEO: Rohit Sharma takes a brilliant catch at forward short-leg
Rohit Sharma received lots of praise from the commentary for this catch, as these reflex catches at forward short-leg are never easy. Rohit Sharma showed great presence of mind to first reach to the ball and then dive full length to complete an stunning catch. This catch by Rohit Sharma is also very important in the context of the game as Mathews was looking very solid and it needed something like to this to get rid of him.