Daily Mail UK – A local builder is $50,000 richer after taking a spectacular one-handed catch in New Zealand’s one-day international clash with Pakistan.

Summary

  • A local builder is $50,000 richer after taking a spectacular one-handed catch in New Zealand’s one-day international clash with Pakistan.
  • Craig Dougherty, 34, was in a ‘catch zone’ at University Oval in Dunedin, New Zealand, on Saturday when the ball came his way.
  • Mr Dougherty snatched the ball out of the air after it was sent to the boundary by opener Martin Guptill off the bowling of Mohammad Amir.
  • New Zealand cricket has set up special zones where fans wearing Tui Breweries promotional T-shirts can win cash for one-handed catches.
  • Mr Dougherty had arrived early to buy one of the shirts, and was hoping to live down a dropped catch in club cricket last year, Fox Sports reported.


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