Ashton Agar is left stunned after David Warner takes INCREDIBLE one-handed catch to dismiss Dhananjaya de Silva off his bowling as Australia take on Sri Lanka in first of five-match ODI series
- David Warner took a stunning grab to dismiss Dhananjaya de Silva in Sri Lanka
- Australia are taking on their hosts in the first of a five-match ODI series
- Warner leapt backwards and took a one-handed catch off Ashton Agar’s bowling
- The spin bowler looked on in disbelief after Warner’s incredible athleticism
David Warner demonstrated he still has plenty of spring in his step after the Australian veteran took an incredible one-handed grab to dismiss Dhananjaya de Silva on Tuesday.
Having already triumphed in their two-game T20 series, Australia travelled to Kandy for the first of five ODI marches against Sri Lanka, keen to cement their status as one of the world’s top white ball sides.
The hosts made a fast start through Gunathilaka and Nissanka – each notching half centuries – before the tourists started making inroads into their opponent’s batting order.
David Warner took a stunning grab to dismiss Dhananjaya de Silva in Sri Lanka
The veteran batsman took a stunning, diving one-handed catch in the first ODI in Kandy
Spin bowler Ashton Agar holds his head in his hands in disbelief after Warner’s stunning grab
Gunathilaka was sent packing following a run out by Marcus Stoinis while spin bowler Ashton Agar took two quickfire wickets to leave Sri Lanka three down.
And it was the athleticism of Warner in dismissing de Silva which had fans off their seats in Kandy after the opening batsman defied logic to pluck his airborne shot from the sky with one hand, triggering bedlam in the field.
A stunned Agar placed both hands on top of his head in disbelief as Warner celebrated his marvellous grab, proving himself as one of the world’s top fielders.
More to follow.