On the surface level, this is simply a highlight of a great catch. Fan Andrew McCulloch was able to fall over and get his hand under the cricket ball after running barefoot, slipping and sliding all the while, down a slight slope. But it gets even better.

Over the weekend, the New Zealand Northern Knights were running a promotion, where any fan who could "catch a six on the full" would win $5,000 NZD (about $3,900 USD). After the match McCulloch said in an interview that he and his partner had just gotten back from six months living abroad, and the money was badly-needed to pay down credit card bills. And about that partner...

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As it turns out, McCulloch's partner's brother is Michael Bracewell, the Otago Volts player who hit the six that McCulloch caught!

If only the promotion had involved wearing the right t-shirt, he might've won even more.

h/t r/cricket