"Run him out!"
The batsman had dropped the ball into the off side and called a quick single. His partner was slow off the mark.
The point fielder saw the chance early. He got low, moving swiftly to sweep up the ball. He had done it ten thousand times in practice and was drilled to aim at the base of the stump. The partnership was as broken as the wicket was about to be.
As he reached for the ball he was already imagining it flying to the stumps. Which is why he didn't grab it cleanly, overshot the trickling ball and raised his eyes to the sky in disgust while the batsmen scampered through without risk.
How many times a season do you see this in your team? How often have you done it yourself?