It is said that catches win matches and one is trying to win the ICC Cricket World Cup, the teams definitely need to hold on to every chance that comes their way- irrespective it is half or full.
Well, this needs to be told to Pakistan cricket team immediately!
Why? Because they seem to have butter fingers as they are at the top in the list of dropped catches in the World Cup so far.
Pakistan may have beaten South Africa comfortably enough on Sunday, but they face an uphill task trying to qualify for the semi-finals, and it can be attributed to a poor fielding display that stems from plenty of dropped catches.
Data collected after the game against South Africa shows that Pakistan so far has dropped 35 per cent of catches in the 6 games that they have played so far.
Pakistan has dropped 14 chances, which is quite shocking when compared to their arch-rivals India, who have dropped just one and held on to 15 catches.
India is the best fielding unit per the data, with an incredible 6.25 per cent of drops, and it appears to reflect in results as well, with the Men in Blue winning all but one of their matches so far.