Wi vs AUS: Dwayne Bravo got himself positioned under the ball to complete the catch but fumbled and dropped it. Fortunately, Fabian Allen took the catch by putting in an acrobatic dive.
The third T20 International match of the five-game series between the West Indies and Australia took place in Saint Lucia. Australia won the toss and decided to strike first. Matthew Wade and captain Aaron Finch got the team off to a good start, but Australia failed to maintain the momentum and collapsed as the innings progressed.
The West Indies, who already led the series 2-0 after winning the first two T20s, beat the Australians by six wickets in another high-profile meeting to take an unassailable 3-0 lead in the series.
Meanwhile, a breathtaking take by Dwayne Bravo and Fabian Allen’s efforts to sideline fit Aaron Finch stunned the cricket world.
In the 12th, knocked down by Hayden Walsh, Australian skipper Aaron Finch pulled off a big blow but failed to put the power required to get him over the ropes.
Dwayne Bravo positioned himself under the ball to complete the catch but fumbled and dropped it. Thankfully, Fabian Allen also hit the spot and took the upper hand with an acrobatic dive that his fans will remember for years to come.
West Indies star batsman Chris Gayle made a comeback in the third T20 International against Australia with power-packed batting. Chris Gayle hit seven sixes and four fours during his innings of 67 off 38 balls. Chris Gayle completed his fifty by hitting three consecutive sixes off Adam Zampa’s over.
WI playing XI: Lendl Simmons, Andre Fletcher, Chris Gayle, Shimron Hetmyer, Nicholas Pooran (c & wk), Andre Russell, Dwayne Bravo, Fabian Allen, Hayden Walsh, Sheldon Cottrell, Obed McCoy
AUS playing XI: Aaron Finch (c), Matthew Wade (wk), Mitchell Marsh, Moises Henriques, Alex Carey, Ashton Turner, Daniel Christian, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa, Riley Meredith, Josh Hazlewood