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WATCH: Steve Smith takes a one-handed screamer to dismiss Hardik Pandya in 2nd ODI

australian superstar steve smith Known for its athleticism on the field, it is considered the safest pair of hands. He showed it once again in the second One Day International (ODI) against India, which is currently underway at the Dr YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium in Visakhapatnam.

Smith, who is leading the Australian team in the ODI series after Pat Cummins could not come to India following the demise of his mother, took a complete blindside to get rid of hardik pandya, It all happened during the 10th over of the Indian innings bowled by Sean Abbott.

The right-arm pacer bowled a seam-up ball at 132.3 kmph, straight to short of a good length and Pandya tried to push on it. The batsman gets a thick outside edge and flies it swiftly towards the wide side of first slip. For a moment, it appeared the white leather would easily escape the fisted slip fielder, but Smith had other plans as he attempted a full-length dive to his right and took a jaw-dropping screamer with one hand. .

Here’s the video:

Earlier, the tourists won the toss and decided to bowl first. Both the teams have made some changes in their playing XI. India made two changes with the captain Rohit Sharma Returned to lead the team after missing the first ODI due to personal reasons. replaced Rohit Ishan Kishanwhile pacer Shardul Thakur made way for the allrounder Akshar Patel,

“Every game you play for India is a pressure game, so you have to stay calm and make the right decisions. two changes. Ishan misses, I come back for him, Shardul misses, and Akshar comes in.” Rohit said at the toss.

Similarly, Australia also came up with some modifications. Glen Maxwell being replaced by Nathan Ellis And Alex Carey returning to keep wicket in place of josh inglisWho played the opening ODI.

“Playing on these surfaces is a good learning for us. Ellis comes in for Maxwell, who has pulled a bit and Carey is back for Inglis.” Smith said.


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