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47th over: Australia 142-3 (Smith 38, Wade 4) So one of the Twitch Twins is gone, and Matthew Wade comes to the middle. He gets off the mark beautifully, smoked through cover for four! That’s so good. He looked a million bucks in the first innings, playing through the off side and middling his sweep shots that kept hitting short leg, then he got out to one of the most daft shots of his life. So if he can avoid the latter, he can do damage with the former.
What a catch from Saha! Saini bowls at the hip of Labuschagne, who tries to glance it to fine leg. But the erratic bounce gets bigger on that occasion, and flicks the glove instead. It’s flying for runs but Saha comes in flying as well. Fully extended, diving to his left, launching off both feet and getting both gloves to the ball having turned sideways. He snares it miles down the leg side.
And he won’t be credited with that catch to his Test record, because he’s a fielding substitute.