Maxwell takes 'best catch in the BBL ever'

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Glenn Maxwell has taken a drawback described by 1 of Australian cricket's top fielders successful history, Andrew Symonds, arsenic "the champion ... successful the BBL ever".

Running backmost with the formation of the shot astatine mid-on during the Melbourne Stars' lucifer against the Brisbane Heat, the incredibly talented all-rounder stuck retired his near limb astatine afloat stretch, reeling successful the Kookaburra.

Then aft hitting the deck, tumbling and springing to his feet successful an instant, Maxwell inactive managed to person the shot firmly successful the grip of his near hand.

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Glenn Maxwell connected Sunday took perchance the top Big Bash League drawback of each time. (Getty)

Those successful attendance astatine the MCG, commentators, Heat batter Sam Heazlett, Maxwell's teammates and adjacent the occurrence antheral were near astonished astatine the catch.

Maxwell stopped successful his tracks arsenic soon arsenic helium returned to his feet, putting his close manus implicit his rima successful a authorities of utmost astonishment and laughing successful disbelief.

"That is the drawback of the BBL," said erstwhile Australia speedy Brett Lee connected Fox Cricket.

"I reckon that is 1 of the champion catches I person seen successful immoderate signifier of cricket ever.

"That is simply a drawback for the ages."

Symonds raved astir Maxwell's catch.

"That is the champion drawback successful the BBL ever," Symonds said.

"There are antithetic types of catches, but for grade of trouble that is the best."

Melbourne bushed Brisbane by 8 wickets, chasing the Heat's full of 149 successful conscionable 13.4 overs.

Opener Joe Clarke top-scored for the Stars successful a sound of 62 from 36 deliveries.

Maxwell shone with the bat, too, striking 37 from 30.

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