All actions going on in England’s domestic tournament T20 Blast. In the league stage, Lancashire took on Nottinghamshire on Sunday where Nottinghamshire put up a score of 179-7 which was not enough for them to secure victory as Lancashire chased the total with 10 balls to spare.
The Lancashire keeper Dane Vilas pulled off a half-century and had a partnership with his 37 years old teammate Steven Croft and help their team to chase down the required score.
Though the main attraction of the match was Lancashire’s skipper’s stunning catch to dismiss Ben Duckett. It was the final ball of the ninth over when left arm spinner Tom Hartley bowled a slow left arm off-spin. Ducket wanted to scoop it over the keeper.
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But with his brilliant pre-assumption, Vilas covered the way of the shot which resulted in the ball hitting his chest and popping up. Keeping eyes on the ball Vilas completed a glorious diving catch despite being wrong-footed at first.
Fans left amazed to see such athleticism from a 37-year-old player. Also taking his team over the victory line by scoring half-century Lancashire Skipper Dane Vilas bagged a good day for him.