While on one hand, cricket fans had their eyes glued on their TV screens to watch the Final IPL match between Mumbai Indians and Delhi Capitals, there was, on the other hand, a phenomenal match taking place between Trailblazers and the Supernovas in the Women’s T20 Challenge final yesterday. Trailblazers picked up the trophy after beating Supernovas by 16 runs, reports The Indian Express.
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However, there was one moment during the match which gave the audience a major goosebumps moment.
Thai cricketer Natthakan Chantham, from Trailblazers, left everyone speechless with her dangerous yet agile fielding skills. In what can only be called an acrobatic move, she went as far as flipping herself to stop the ball from crossing the boundary. Have a look at the video here:
This is unbelievable.😮👌 pic.twitter.com/FEb67Oxmsb
— Awanish Sharan (@AwanishSharan) November 10, 2020
“There were 2-3 brilliant fielding efforts, especially Chantham. I have not seen a girl field like that,” said skipper Smriti Mandhana.
Cricket fans online were left absolutely stumped by the woman’s fielding. Many said that she performed better than any male cricketer they have seen before!
wow MAX EFFORT!! missed that match.what is her name? thats a dangerous dive.i hope her shoulder is alright.
— Tumble_weed (@2faceguy) November 10, 2020
She reminds me McCullum fielding in Big bash
— Akram 🙏 (@Akramism9) November 10, 2020
Asli Cricket league to ye hai sir🔥 Hats off
— Brishabh Shukla (@BrishabhShukla) November 11, 2020
Amazing presence of mind, sharp judgment and reflex of body..👌👌👌👌👌👌👌
— prashu singh (@prashusingh2) November 10, 2020
Better than men's fielding👌👌👌 https://t.co/8LoUQyRGnr
— ABHISEKH DEWANGAN (@ABHISEKHDEWANG2) November 10, 2020
What an effort n truly saying haven't seen any man doing this much https://t.co/X9gDWRtGgJ
— shrey inani (@InaniShrey) November 10, 2020
This is indeed a powerful representation of women’s cricket!