[Watch] Georgia Wareham makes an acrobatic save; reminds fans of AB de Villiers

Georgia Wareham made a stellar effort to save a certain six in WPL 2024.

Georgia Wareham
Georgia Wareham. (Image Source: X)

Royal Challengers Bangalore Women cricketer Georgia Wareham hogged the limelight after she made an acrobatic save near the boundary rope, which was worth applauding. It is always not easy for players to make saves or take catches near the boundary rope.

Any mistake could prove to be costly but Aussie cricketer pulled off a superb effort, courtesy of her presence of mind. The fans who turned up in numbers to witness the 7th game between RCB Women and Delhi Capitals Women in Bengaluru were in awe of her staggering effort.

The eye-catching incident happened during the third ball of the 11th over. DC Women cricketer Shafali Verma struck De Klerk’s ball towards the deep mid-wicket. At first sight, the ball looked like it was just going over the ropes but that wasn’t meant to be the case.

Just as when the fans thought it would just clear the rope for a six, Georgia Wareham had other ideas. She pulled off a spectacular save by timing her jump to perfection before catching the ball in her left hand.

The woman cricketer realized that if she had touched the boundary rope, it would be nothing but six runs. She smartly threw the ball on the turf to save runs for the team. Georgia drew plaudits for her amazing effort that became a talking point on social media.

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Delhi Capitals Women steal the show in Bengaluru

Batting first, Delhi Capitals Women posted a humongous total of 194/5 in their quota of 20 overs. Shafali Verma top-scored with 50 off 31 balls including 3 fours and 4 sixes. Jess Jonassen starred with her unbeaten 36 off 16 balls including 2 fours and 3 sixes.

In response, RCB Women failed to track down the target as they mustered 169/9 in 20 overs. RCB Women skipper Smriti Mandhana was the lone warrior for the team as she scored an impressive 74 off 43 balls including 10 fours and 3 sixes. Delhi Capitals Women won by 25 runs.

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