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“One Of The Scorching Contenders For T20 World Cup”: Ex-India Batter On South Africa | Cricket Information

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Former Indian batter Wasim Jaffer stated South Africa are sizzling contenders for the upcoming T20 World Cup after a 2-1 win over England within the three-match T20 sequence. South Africa gained the latest T20I sequence in opposition to England by the rating of 2-1. It was a superb sequence as England took the lead within the first recreation however South Africa plotted the comeback and gained the remainder of the 2 matches.

After the win in opposition to England by South Africa, former Indian batter Wasim Jaffer had robust ideas after the sequence.

“Congratulations @OfficialCSA on the sequence win Should say the way in which SA have come up within the final 12 months or so has been good. They’re undoubtedly one of many sizzling contenders for the T20 WC now. #ENGvSA” he stated in a tweet after the match.

A superb displaying from each the groups in the entire three matches made the sequence entertaining for the followers. South African opener Reeza Hendricks scored a half-century in all three matches of the sequence.

Rilee Rossouw additionally had a superb displaying in two of the video games. The batter was shy of simply 6 of a century within the second match. Tristan Stubbs additionally shined within the first match but it surely wasn’t sufficient for South Africa to win that recreation.

Lungi Ngidi had his career-best efficiency within the first match of the sequence scalping a complete of 5 wickets whereas conceding solely 39 runs.

Tabraiz Shamsi additionally had a notable efficiency within the two wins for South Africa taking three and 5 wickets respectively within the final couple of video games for South Africa.

Aiden Markram additionally scored a half-century within the second match of the sequence and Andile Phehlukwayo did properly with the bowl too throughout the sequence.

South Africa would have plenty of positives to take from the sequence as defeating England on their very own residence turf is one thing not each group is able to doing.


Beforehand, South Africa additionally performed India in a 5-match T20I sequence which resulted in a draw by 2-2 as the ultimate recreation of the sequence could not be accomplished.

Within the 2021 World Cup, South Africa couldn’t qualify after the Tremendous 12 stage of the competitors. They have been tied for the second spot with Australia however stood third within the rankings due to a decrease web run charge.

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