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Chris Jordan produces magical catch against New Zealand

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Not for the first time this winter, England's bowlers were made to toil in their fourth match of T20 tri-series on Tuesday.

New Zealand managed to rack up an excellent total of 196-5 from their 20 overs in Wellington, with Kane Williamson (72 off 46 balls) Martin Guptill (65 off 40) being the top scorers.

Chris Jordan ended up with bowling figures of 1-34 in four overs, with Tim Seifert taking 15 runs off his last over.

However, it wasn't all bad for Jordan.

The England bowler made all those in the Westpac Stadium stand on their feet with a stunning one-handed catch to dismiss Colin de Grandhomme off the bowling of Adil Rashid.

Jordan was fielding on the long-off fence when big-hitting de Grandhomme, promoted to No 4 in the batting order, struck his first ball, from leg-spinner Rashid, high in his direction.

It looked at first as though de Grandhomme had lashed his first ball for six but Jordan had the last word. He stuck out his right hand athletically and claimed the ball cleanly just inside the boundary.

Jordan impressively had the presence of mind to keep his feet just inside the boundary rope while landing to make sure of the dismissal. 

See the incredible catch in the video below:

The situation demonstrated his great skill, athleticism and how he can make the outstanding look like a simple routine.

Jordan, who recently competed in the domestic T20 competition for eventual winners Northern Districts, has taken some amazing catches in an England shirt - but this latest effort might just be the cream of the crop!

Fans on social media reacted immediately, with some even comparing it to former New Zealand skipper Dan Vettori's stunning effort against the West Indies at the 2015 World Cup.

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