The ICC Women’s T20 World Cup recently ended, with the defending champion Australia collecting another title to their impressive collection. This is their sixth T20 World Cup win, more than any other team. During this tournament, players displayed amazing talents and put on a show with remarkable performances. Viewers have seen some amazing action on the field for almost three weeks.
Here, we take a look at the top five catches from the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2023
Richa Ghosh vs England
India’s teenage wicketkeeper-batswoman Richa Ghosh took an amazing one-handed catch against England to dismiss opener Danni Wyatt. It was a daring effort, and her sharp reflexes allowed her to pull it off with ease.
Richa Ghosh stunned everyone with her one-handed catch as Renuka Singh bowled a good-length ball that swung in and elicited an edge from Danni Wyatt. Ghosh had to react quickly and extend her right hand out, and she did so successfully, snatching the ball out of the air and securing the wicket.
Richa Ghosh’s incredible catch set the tone for India’s strong performance in the match, as the team was able to quickly reduce England to 29-3. It was a very impressive effort from the teenage wicketkeeper and showed her potential for greatness.
Leah Paul vs England
Ireland’s Leah Paul certainly impressed as she completed an incredible catch to dismiss Alice Capsey. The English batswoman had scored 51 off 22 balls, and Paul managed to run to her right and dive for the low catch. It was a difficult task, but Paul’s athleticism and prowess saw her pull it off.
Alice Capsey’s entertaining innings were cut short when Leah Paul plucked a terrific catch at long-off. Ireland was relieved to see the back of Capsey as she attempted to clear the ropes with a slower leg-cutter. The ball was slowly descending, but Paul managed to catch it with both hands, making a successful save.
Eden Carson vs Australia
Unfortunately, luck was not on Beth Mooney‘s side when she attempted a big shot over the backward point region against New Zealand. Although she swung for the fences, her attempt fell short.
Eden Carson made an impressive catch at knee height, stretching her hand full tilt and taking the ball. This acrobatic effort was one of the best catches of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup and a testament to her skill and athleticism.
Grace Harris vs Sri Lanka
Sri Lankan skipper Chamari Athapathhu attempted a big hit against the bowling of all-rounder Ellyse Perry but wasn’t able to hit it with enough power and precision.
Unfortunately, her attempt fell short. Grace Harris showed off her athleticism and prowess at mid-on, taking a stunning catch that surprised everyone. She had to fly to her right in order to grab the ball and was able to do so with impressive agility and skill.
Chinelle Henry vs England
England batter Sophia Dunkley’s attempt to smack a full-length delivery straight over the bowler’s head ended in disappointment as Chinelle Henry was able to keep track of the ball and complete a difficult catch. It was a testament to her skill and awareness in the field. Chinelle Henry’s sharp reflexes were on display, helping West Indies to get rid of the dangerous Sophia Dunkley. Dunkley had scored 34 off 18 deliveries Iand was well-set, but Henry’s catch gave Windies the breakthrough they needed.