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Joburg Super Kings vs Paarl Royals, 24th Match: Roy batting display in vain as weather stops play

Jason Roy in action for Paarl Royals
Jason Roy in action for Paarl Royals

Despite a sensational batting show from Jason Roy it was the weather that decided this match, as it was abandoned after 15 overs.

Match Summary

Joburg Super Kings

Paarl Royals 131/4 (15 ov)

Match Abandoned Due To Rain


Joburg Super Kings won the toss and elected to field, Royals opener Jason Roy taking full advantage racing off to 61.

He hit a huge 8 Fours and 3 Sixes on his way to a quickfire half century as Royals took control early on.

Unfortunately, after a quality batting performance rain had the last laugh, as the match was abandoned.

Match Stats

Paarl Royals Fall of wickets: 1-53 (Jos Buttler - 3.3 ov), 2-77 (Wihan Lubbe - 7.3 ov), 3-112 (Dane Vilas - 12.2 ov), 4-130 (Jason Roy - 14.5 ov)

Playing XI

Joburg Super Kings - Matthew Wade(WK), Donavon Ferreira(WK), Faf du Plessis(C), Reeza Hendricks, Leus du Plooy, Sibonelo Makhanya, Romario Shepherd, Nandre Burger, Kyle Simmonds, Maheesh Theekshana, Gerald Coetzee

Paarl Royals - Jos Buttler(WK/C), Dane Vilas, David Miller, Jason Roy, Mitchell Van Buuren, Andile Phehlukwayo, Wihan Lubbe, Evan Jones, Tabraiz Shamsi, Lungi Ngidi, Bjorn Fortuin

Match Details

Date - 2023-02-03 11:30:00

Venue - The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg

Toss - Joburg Super Kings won the toss & elected to field

Umpires - Adrian Holdstock (South Africa), Allahudien Paleker (South Africa), Marais Erasmus (South Africa TV)

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