BBL 2017-18: Dan Christian’s fielding save sets a new benchmark

Batsmen are getting more inventive, field placements are getting ever more creative and spinners are even opening the bowling. 

The 13th match of the Big Bash League this season between Sydney Thunders and Hobart Hurricanes witnessed an unbelievable moment when Dan Christian saved the ball from going for a six. 

He jumped just at the right time and slapped the ball while in the air and then fell on his back outside the boundary ropes. It was a moment for magic and one of those rare sights in cricket. What was supposed to be a six, ended up as just two runs. There was nothing that Shane Watson could but appreciate the effort. 

Here is the moment : 




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