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[Watch] Jack Blatherwick's Superman Catch Shines In Lancashire's Victory During T20 Blast 2024

Jack Blatherwick Takes Stunning Catch to Dismiss Robert Yates [x.com]Jack Blatherwick Takes Stunning Catch to Dismiss Robert Yates [x.com]

In a gripping Vitality Blast 2024 match between Lancashire and Warwickshire at Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester, Lancashire's all-rounder Jack Blatherwick made headlines with a sensational catch to dismiss Robert Yates.

The match, held on Friday, June 7, saw Warwickshire chasing a target of 177 after opting to bowl first and restricting Lancashire to 176-8 in their allotted 20 overs.

[Watch] Jack Blatherwick's Stunning Catch Here

The turning moment came in the second ball of the third over during Warwickshire's run chase. Left-arm bowler Luke Wood delivered a half-pitched ball, which Robert Yates, a left-handed opening batter, struck towards mid-wicket in an attempt to capitalize on the powerplay overs.

Jack Blatherwick, displaying remarkable athleticism, sprinted to his right and executed a diving catch, reminiscent of a superhero move, leaving the crowd in awe. Yates departed early, having scored just 7 runs off 5 balls.

Blatherwick's extraordinary effort set the tone for the rest of the match, contributing significantly to Lancashire's defense of their total. Despite a strong effort from Warwickshire, they fell short, and Lancashire emerged victorious by 8 runs.