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Watch: ‘An unbelievable drop’ – Moeen Ali puts down simple chance off Glenn Phillips in crucial T20 World Cup game

Watch Moeen Ali drop Glenn Phillips
by Wisden Staff 2 minute read

Watch: Moeen Ali put down a simple chance off Glenn Phillips in England’s crucial T20 World Cup game against New Zealand.

Victory would see England well-placed to make the semi-finals, while defeat would leave them needing Australia to lose to Afghanistan to have a chance of qualifying for the knockouts.

They began creditably, putting up 179-6 in their 20 overs, and kept New Zealand to 66-2 in the first 10 overs. However, the final of those 10 overs contained a disastrous moment for Moeen and England, with Phillips, coming off a century against Sri Lanka, reprieved.


He lobbed up a drive for Moeen to jog round, only for the ball to slip between his hands and his chest onto the ground.

“That is an unbelievable drop from Moeen Ali,” Michael Atherton said on commentary.

Watch the Moeen drop below:

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