England international Ben Foakes is rated as one of the top wicketkeepers in the modern era. Wicketkeeping is no easy job because it demands a truckload of focus, concentration.
It is due to the fact that the wicketkeeper needs to completely focus on the game through and through because he keeps the wickets.
When a batsman tends to miss the ball or gets a thick edge off his willow, the ball would obviously go behind the stumps.
It is when the wicketkeeper take the catch in his safe pair of gloves. Besides that, he should also be responsible in effecting quickfire stumping.
Moreover, he gets a better angle than anyone else on the field whenever the DRS equation comes into play during the game.
How many times have we seen wicketkeeper helping the captain take the Decision Review System? Meanwhile, England wicketkeeper Ben Foakes’ shocking stumping left the fans astonished.
England Wicket-keeper Ben Foakes’ Shocking Stumping Leaves Fans Astonished, Video Goes Viral
The video clip featuring England wicketkeeper Ben Foakes’ stumping has been doing the rounds on the social media portals.
England Cricket Board (ECB) posted the video on their official Twitter handle. The video went viral in no time on the internet.
Watch the video below:-
ECB came up with a pretty good caption for the wicketkeeper. The caption of the post reads, “Ben Foakes: Good wicketkeeper 🔥”
The incident took place during the first ball of the 68th over when Ben Foakes displayed incredible athleticism behind the stumps.
Meanwhile, England lion’s batsman, Haynes tried to come down the track to hit spinner Will Jacks for a boundary. As he came out of his crease, he was outsmarted by the sharp turn.
As it turned out, the wicketkeeper showed incredible reflexed as he quickly reacted to a ball that was going down the leg side. He went on to hit the stumps and dismissed the batsman. Fans also have applauded the wicketkeeper for his quick reaction.