World T20: Ireland and Oman give Pakistan something to be envious about
The fourth match of the ICC World T20 qualifying round saw the first upset of the tournament as Oman came out victorious in a nail-biting encounter by two wickets against Ireland.
However, the match will be remembered for something more than just the upset. Two extraordinary fielding efforts — one from each side — left most cricket enthusiasts stunned with the level of cricket being played by the associate teams.
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The first effort took place in the first innings when Oman’s Zeeshan Maqsood took an astonishing catch to remove Ireland’s Paul Sterling.
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The second moment of brilliance came in the second innings when Ireland’s Gary Wilson stopped a six with an incredible jump.
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Just have a look at the athleticism from the Irish fielder:
Pakistan’s cricket fans can only hope to see such athleticism from their players. We have a feeling that day won’t be coming any time in near future!