KARACHI (Dunya News) – Following his Jonty Rhodes-like effort two days earlier to run out Dussen, Pakistan wicket-keeper Muhammad Rizwan pulled off a superb catch of Dean Elgar to earn Pakistan s first wicket on Day 3.
Rizwan took the catch within the post-lunch session off leg-spinner Yasir Shah’s supply to interrupt what was turning out to be a wholesome second innings begin for the Proteas.
The wicket fell within the 17th over after Elgar’s tried sweep took prime edge whereas an alert Rizwan dived in to take the catch close to the crease; leaving South Africa at 48/1.
On Tuesday, Rizwan pulled off a spectacular run out, in Jhonty Rhodes type, to dismiss South African batsman Rassie van der Dussen throughout the opening Take a look at of the two-match sequence at the National Cricket Stadium in Karachi.
Van der Dussen was on 17 when he pushed the supply from Faheem Ashraf in direction of mid-off and took off for a single. Dean Elgar, the non-striker, despatched him again, leaving him stranded in the midst of the pitch. Babar Azam collected the ball at cowl and threw the ball shortly all the way down to the striker’s finish.
Rizwan, who stood a little bit distant from the stumps, collected the ball and made a full-length dive together with Van der Dussen. However Rizwan had castled down the stumps properly earlier than the batsman had accomplished the dive.