NZ vs IND: Twitter goes in a frenzy as Ravindra Jadeja activates flight mode while plucking superhuman catch

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Ravindra Jadeja. (Pic Source: Twitter)

Popular cricketing expressions such as gun fielding, bullet-arm throw, bull’s eye, acrobatic efforts are now synonymous to India’s ace all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja.

Very seldom does a match go by without Jadeja raising a few eyebrows with his supreme athleticism on the field. Couple with his dynamism with both bat and ball, the Saurashtra superstar, offers a unique asset to the Indian team.

The second day of the Christchurch Test witnessed a trademark fielding prowess of Jadeja. A short-pitched delivery from Mohammed Shami enticed Neil Wagner to play a hook shot.

Jadeja placed a few paces in front of the fine leg to cut-off doubles, zoomed across to his right to come in the proximity of the ball.

However, the ball had a considerable amount of elevation relative to Jadeja’s position in the square. Jadeja fancied his chances and leaped for the ball, while ‘activating his flight mode,’ to complete a one-handed blinder to dismiss Wagner.

Even the batsman appeared surprised with Jadeja’s acrobatic efforts and took a moment to let his dismissal sink in. Twitter went into a frenzy after witnessing yet another screamer from perhaps India’s best fielder. Many already have hailed it as the catch of the decade.

Here are some of the reactions

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