Watch: Daryl Mitchell, well on course to be run out on 99, benefitted from a wicketkeeping fumble to complete his maiden ODI hundred off the last ball of the New Zealand innings in the third ODI against Bangladesh.
Mitchell, who was on 98 off 91 balls before the final ball of the innings in the third ODI, smashed a full toss from Mustafizur Rahman to deep midwicket and took off for a quick couple. He was about halfway down the track for the second run when Mushfiqur Rahim, the wicketkeeper, received the ball from the deep fielder just in front of the stumps.
A run out, and a heartbreaking dismissal on 99, looked on the cards but Mushfiqur, collecting the throw above his head, fumbled and missed the run out chance, allowing Mitchell to complete his maiden ODI hundred.
Watch the incident here:
Take a bow Daryl Mitchell, he’s brought up his first ODI hundred on the final ball of the innings!
What a finish!
— Spark Sport (@sparknzsport) March 26, 2021
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