Watch: India’s Harleen Deol takes a stunner, produces ‘one of the best catches ever’

New Delhi: India might have lost the first T20I against England on Friday but Harleen Deol’s acrobatic effort in the match won the hearts of the fans as she pulled off a stunner to dismiss Amy Jones.

In the 19th over of England innings, Jones whacked the ball towards wide long-off and Harleen produced a stunning effort to dismiss the batter along with saving the six.

England won the first T20I and took a 1-0 lead in the T20I series after no more play was possible due to the rain. The hosts won the first T20I by 18 runs (DLS) method.

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Earlier England had scored 177 in the 20 overs on the back of Sciver’s classy fifty and Jones’ gutsy knock.

 

Former England women cricketer Isa Guha and ex-West Indies skipper Daren Sammy hailed Harleen for her stunning catch.

“Beaut @imharleenDeol #ENGvIND,” Guha tweeted.

Sammy was left speechless with Harleen’s effort on the boundary to save a six

“@imharleenDeol simpky amazing,” Sammy tweeted.

Former Australia cricketer Lisa Sthalekar also lauded Harleen for her ferocious effort in the field.

OMG @imharleenDeol take a bow!! Calling it now the best we will see this series!

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) also shared a video on Twitter.

“The result didn’t go our way today but here is something special from the game,” BCCI tweeted.

 

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