Watch: Mitchell Santner Takes One-Handed Stunner Against England During First Test
Mitchell Santner dived to his right to take a stunning catch and dismiss Ollie Pope during the first Test between New Zealand and England.
Mitchell Santner was brilliant with his all-round performance
Santner dived to his right at full-stretch to complete the dismissal
The dismissal helped Neil Wagner pick up a five-wicket haul
Mitchell Santner was brilliant with his all-round performance during the first Test between New Zealand and England at the Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui. Mitchell Santner not only scored his maiden Test century and picked up a three-wicket haul but also took a one-handed stunner inside the circle to dismiss Ollie Pope off Neil Wagner. Mitchell Santner dived to his right at full-stretch to complete the dismissal. The dismissal helped Neil Wagner pick up a five-wicket haul in the second innings.
Watch the brilliant effort from Mitchell Santner here:
New Zealand won the first match of the two-Test series by an inning and 65 runs. Unfortunately for New Zealand, the series is not a part of the World Test Championship.
The victory put New Zealand in an unbeatable position in the two-Test series and extended their home streak to a remarkable seven series without defeat.
The second and final Test in the series starts in Hamilton on Friday.
After the Test series against England, New Zealand are slated to play three away Tests against Australia.
New Zealand will then host India for a full series (T20I, ODI and Test) starting from January 24, 2020. The series will conclude with the second and final Test slated to take place at the Hagley Oval in Christchurch from February 29.