Yorkshire’s Jack Leaning Pulls Off Stunning One-Hand Catch In NatWest Blast – NDTV Sports

Yorkshire Vikings’ Jack Leaning pulled off a stunning catch during England’s domestic T20 competition against Lancashire. Leaning’s incredible one-handed blinder surprised everyone when the cricketer sent Lancashire’s Arron Lilley back to the pavilion. Leaning was fielding at the cover boundary when a hard hit from Lilley off pacer Liam Plunkett went up in the air. It looked like a six but Leaning launched himself and plucked an incredible grasp.


Former England captain Nasser Hussain, who was doing commentary during the match, termed the catch as “amazing”.

“He ran in, he made a difficult catch impossible and then he grabbed it,” he said.

“We’ve seen some great catches – this will take some beating,” he added.

Former England all-rounder Tim Bresnan claimed career-best T20 figures of 6 for 19 to guide Yorkshire to a 19-run win over Lancashire.

The 23-year-old Leaning had made his first class debut in 2013 against Surrey. He has played 47 first-class matches so far and scored 2087 runs at an average of 32.10.

Leaning has also played 40 List A matches, with 919 runs under his belt at an average of 31.68.

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