& # 39; The biggest catch in sports history & # 39 ;: a cricket-host flies over a deck of seats while making a desperate leap to a catch – and did he get through it?
- Melbourne Renegades organized Sunday Heat in Big Bash cricket match on Sunday
- Heat batsman Chris Lynn belted a six, almost caught by fan in crowd in Geelong
- Commentators said that effort & # 39; biggest catch in sports history & # 39; would have been
Andrew Prentice for Daily Mail Australia
A cricket fan showed little respect for his safety when watching Brisbane Heat against the Melbourne Renegades in the Big Bash T20 game from Sunday in Geelong.
The unknown man, dressed in blue shorts and a white T-shirt, jumped out of his chair and raced over the black cloth over rows of chairs behind the sights in Geelong's GMHBA Stadium.
He looked on course for the 'biggest catch in sports history & # 39; to be captured after Heat-batsman Chris Lynn deposited a monster of 95 meters six of the bowling of the leg spinner Cameron Boyce – only to stumble at the crucial moment.
The brave cricket fan sees an opportunity for a spectacular crowd catch in Geelong on Sunday
Englishman Michael Vaughan praised the courageous attempt of the man.
& # 39; That's commitment & # 39 ;, he said in an explanation.
I do not know what your name is, sir, but you are committed to the case. & # 39;
Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting was equally impressed.
Jeez, he wanted it, did not he?! & # 39; he said.
He was on track to drop the catch, only to lose his foot at the worst possible time
When the ball fell, the die-hard fan was lucky not to get a slap in his face
& # 39; I tell you what, he really should have wanted it, that is quite an unstable surface to run on. & # 39;
Brisbane Heat won comfortably with 101 points remaining in the hunt for the finale, with Brendon McCullum (69) and skipper Lynn (66 not outside) amusing the crowd with an abundance of sixes in their stay in the fold.