Watch: Chris Gayle Pulls Of Sensational One-Handed Catch In Global T20 Canada

In a couple of months, Chris Gayle will turn 39. But despite being on the wrong side of 30s, Gayle’s latest fielding exploit on the cricket field is enough to prove that he still possesses a razor-sharp reflex. The West Indies star took an absolute blinder in the final of Global T20 Canada final against Cricket West Indies B team.

On the last ball of the 14th over, leg-spinner Fawad Ahmed bowled one just outside the off-stump to Kavem Hodge. The right-handed batsman went back to punch but could only manage an outside edge. The ball went quickly to Gayle’s left at first slip and he reacted sharply. He first went to his left with one hand but the ball got out of his palm. However, before the ball could land on the field, Gayle sensationally caught it with his right hand while still being on the ground.

Here is a clip of that stunner:

Coming to the game, Saad Bin Zafar’s unbeaten 79 helped the Chris Gayle-led Vancouver Knights to clinch the inaugural Global T20 Canada cricket title with a seven-wicket win over West Indies B.

Watch: Chris Gayle Pulls Of Sensational One-Handed Catch In Global T20 Canada
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Zafar smashed eight boundaries and three sixes in his match-winning 48-ball innings. He and Rassie van der Dussen joined each other on the crease when Vancouver were reeling at 22 for 3. The duo shared an unbeaten stand of 126 runs for the fourth wicket to take their side home.  Van der Dussen hit the winning boundary to finish 44 not out off 41 balls.

Earlier in the game, West Indies B were all out for just 145 in the 18th over. Fabian Allen was the only one to put up a fight, scoring a 23-ball 41, including three fours and three sixes as none of the other players could cross even the 16-run mark. Sheldon Cottrell was the standout performer with the ball, picking up 4 for 29 while Fawad took 3 for 24.


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