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South Africa vs Afghanistan 21st Match ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Highlights

CricketHighlightsz – South Africa vs Afghanistan 21st Match ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Highlights

CricketHighlightsz - South Africa vs Afghanistan 21st Match ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Highlights

21st Match of ICC World Cup 2019: Afghanistan vs. South Africa

The 21st match of the ICC world cup was played between Afghanistan and South Africa at Cardiff in 15th June. South Africa became the winner of the toss and decided to bowl first.

Afghanistan scored 125 runs for all-out in 34.1 overs. Rashid Khan scored 35 runs off 25 balls with 6- fours included, Noor Ali Zadran scored 32 runs off 58 deliveries with 4-fours included and Hazratullah scored 22 runs.

South Africa’s Imran Tahir successfully claimed 4 wickets for only 29 runs, Chris Morris picked 3 wickets for only 13 runs in 6.1 overs with two maidens included, Andile Phehlukwayo picked up 2 wickets and Kagiso Rabada took 1.

The game was rain affected and the target was set for 127 runs in 48 overs. South Africa scored 131 runs in 28.4 overs with only one wicket down. Quinton de Cock scored 68 runs off 72 balls with 8- fours included, Hashim Amla scored 41 runs off 83 balls with 4- fours included and Andile Phehlukwayo scored 17 runs off 17 balls and stayed unbeaten.

Gulbadin Naib was the one who took one wicket for 29 runs in 6 overs.

This was South Africa’s first win in the ICC World Cup 2019. It was their 6th biggest victory in world cups in terms of spare balls and this was the first time that they defeated Afghanistan by 9 or more wickets.

Imran Tahir became the Player of the match in this record setting match South Africa.

Match Highlights

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