South Africa 160 - 6 (20.0 overs) – (Rassie van der Dussen 56,David Miller 39; Kyle Jarvis 3-47
Zimbabwe 126 (17.2 overs) – (Peter Moor 44; Imran Tahir 5-23)
Result – South Africa won by 34 runs
VICTORY! ??????— Cricket South Africa (@OfficialCSA) October 9, 2018
South Africa clinch the 1st @KFCSA T20 International, with Phehlukwayo removing Peter Moor for 44 to seal a 34-run victory.
The Proteas lead the three-match series 1-0#SAvZIM #ProteaFire #KFCT20 pic.twitter.com/eTA87uRRWd
At 11-2 South Africa were in some trouble, however, skipper Faf du Plessis 34 and then a great partnership of 87 between debutante Rassie van der Dussen 56 and David Miller 39 took their score to 160-6 in their 20 overs. Kyle Jarvis 3-47 was the pick of the Zimbabwe bowlers.
In reply, Zimbabwe were undone again by Imran Tahir, who bowled beautifully for his match winning 5-23. Although a spirited knock by Peter Moor 44 and Brandon Mavuta 28 did give Zimbabwe a glimmer of hope, they were eventually dismissed for 126 in 17.2 overs. Imran Tahir was Player of the Match.
South Africa - Quinton de Kock(wk), Gihahn Cloete, Faf du Plessis(c), Rassie van der Dussen, David Miller, Christiaan Jonker, Andile Phehlukwayo, Junior Dala, Imran Tahir, Lungi Ngidi, Tabraiz Shamsi
Zimbabwe - Chamu Chibhabha, Hamilton Masakadza(c), Brendan Taylor(wk), Tarisai Musakanda, Sean Williams, Peter Moor, Elton Chigumbura, Brandon Mavuta, Kyle Jarvis, Tendai Chisoro, Christopher Mpofu
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