Today is 51st birthday of the World’s best fielder Jonty Rhodes & wishes pours in for the evergreen cricketer from across the globe who has endeared cricket fans with his outstanding fielding abilities & skills.
Jonty Rhodes is an integral part of the Mumbai Indians franchise of IPL as he is Mumbai Indians Fielding Coach since 2009. The franchise left no stones unturned to make Jonty’s special day memorable for the former South African batsman by sharing a heart-warming post for the spectacular fielder of the cricket fraternity. The franchise shared a post on its Official Instagram handle by captioning it as, “Happy birthday to our former fielding coach and a forever fan favorite in Mumbai, @jontyrhodes8”. Jonty Rhodes is handling the position of fielding coach for Mumbai Indians since 2009. He has spent 9 seasons with the franchise before leaving the fielding coach position in 2017.
Jonty Rhodes has hailed glorious achievements in his entire cricketing career. The South-African superstar is regarded as one of the best fielders in the cricket fraternity & he is even wished by the Official Twitter handle of the Cricket World Cup. In the tweet, Cricket World Cup’s Official handle shared a video of Jonty Rhodes famous run-out video from the famous 1992 World Cup.
The video showcased the spectacular moment when Rhodes sent Inzamam-Ul-Haq pack to the pavilion with a perfect run out, The Cricket World Cup captioned the tweet as, “Happy Birthday Jonty Rhodes, WATCH his superman run-out from the 1992 CWC against Pakistan”.
Let’s have a look on the confounding career enjoyed by Rhodes. Rhodes started his cricketing career in the year 1992 against Australia in Sydney in a One Day International. In his entire career span of eleven long years he played 245 ODIs & scored 5,935 runs with an average of 35.11. Whereas Jonty made his Test debut against India in year 1992 & has been featured in 52 Test Matches & scored 2,532 runs with an average of 35.66. Rhodes successfully scored 17 half-centuries and three centuries in the longest format of the game.
Rhodes is regarded as a legendary cricketer & ‘World’s Best Fielder’ who has registered his name in golden words in the history of cricket through his impeccable performances.