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SA20 Match 10: Royals Fortuin and Jones bowl over Super Giants

Paarl Royals' Bjoin Fortuin
Paarl Royals' Bjoin Fortuin

Wihan Lubbe's half century, combined with a bowling show from Fortuin and Jones, was enough to see Paarl Royals to a 10 run win over Durban Super Giants today.

Match Summary

Paarl Royals vs Durban Super Giants, 10th Match, SA20

Paarl Royals 169/6 (20 ov)

Durban Super Giants 159/8 (20 ov)

Result - Paarl Royals won by 10 runs.


After winning the toss Super Giants put Royals in the bat, Jason Roy losing his wicket early on before Jos Buttler (35) and Wihan Lubbe (57*) regained some footing.

Dwaine Pretorius (2/35) put some pressure on the middle order, and despite it showing cracks David Miller (28) chipped in to the total.

It was a back and forth innings, Paarl Royals heading in at 169/6.

In response Super Giants openers were quick to get some runs on the board, Kyle Mayers (12) and Wiaan Mulder (29) before the bowlers took over.

Evan Jones (4/33) and Bjorn Fortuin (3/14) took over the innings with a bowling masterclass. However, as hope seemed lost Heinrich Klaasen (57*) continuned to fight, hitting a speedy half century to give fans some hope.

It just wasn't meant to be though, as Paarl Royals escaped with a 10 run win.

Match Stats

Paarl Royals Fall of wickets: 1-13 (Jason Roy - 2.6 ov), 2-66 (Jos Buttler - 8.5 ov), 3-89 (Dane Vilas - 11.3 ov), 4-131 (Wihan Lubbe - 15.6 ov), 5-142 (Eoin Morgan - 17.4 ov), 6-159 (David Miller - 19.2 ov)

Durban Super Giants Fall of wickets: 1-22 (Kyle Mayers - 2.5 ov), 2-29 (Quinton de Kock - 4.2 ov), 3-29 (Dwaine Pretorius - 4.3 ov), 4-47 (Wiaan Mulder - 7.3 ov), 5-78 (Jason Holder - 10.4 ov), 6-109 (Christiaan Jonker - 14.5 ov), 7-135 (Keshav Maharaj - 17.3 ov), 8-135 (Hardus Viljoen - 17.4 ov)


Playing XIs

Paarl Royals - Jos Buttler(wk), Jason Roy, Wihan Lubbe, David Miller(c), Dane Vilas, Eoin Morgan, Ferisco Adams, Bjorn Fortuin, Evan Jones, Lungi Ngidi, Tabraiz Shamsi

Durban Super Giants - Kyle Mayers, Quinton de Kock(c)(wk), Heinrich Klaasen, Christiaan Jonker, Dwaine Pretorius, Jason Holder, Wiaan Mulder, Keshav Maharaj, Hardus Viljoen, Prenelan Subrayen, Reece Topley


Match Details

Start Time: 11:30

Toss: Durban's Super Giants won the toss and decided to field

Venue: Eurolux Boland Park, Paarl

Officials: Adrian Holdstock, Brad White, Lubabalo Gcuma, Abdoellah Steenkamp, Laurence Matroos

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