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West Indies vs South Africa, 2nd T20I: South Africa hit back to level series 1-1

South Africa players celebrate
South Africa players celebrate

South Africa pulled one back over the Windies today , at the National Cricket Stadium, St. George's, Grenada, winning the 2nd T20I by 16 runs , despite a late flourish from Fabian Allen, who scored 34 off just 12 balls at the death.



Match Summary - West Indies vs South Africa, 2nd T20I

West Indies 150/9 (20 ov)

South Africa 166/7 (20 ov)

Result – South Africa won by 16 runs





Match Highlights

The  West Indies won the toss and decided to field and South Africa scored a competitive 166/7 off their 20 overs - Reeza Hendricks 42 and Temba Bavuma 46 top scoring for the Proteas and Obed McCoy 3-25 outstanding with the ball for the Windies.

Fall of wickets: 1-73 (Quinton de Kock - 6.5 ov), 2-96 (Reeza Hendricks - 10.2 ov), 3-122 (David Miller - 13.1 ov), 4-139 (Rassie van der Dussen - 15.2 ov), 5-149 (Temba Bavuma - 16.5 ov), 6-152 (George Linde - 17.2 ov), 7-165 (Heinrich Klaasen - 19.3 ov)


In the run chase, the Windies had a stop go time of it, losing crucial wickets at the wrong time and fell 16 runs short – Andre Fletcher 35 top scored.

Fall of wickets: 1-31 (Evin Lewis - 3.2 ov), 2-40 (Chris Gayle - 4.3 ov), 3-62 (Nicholas Pooran - 8.4 ov), 4-65 (Kieron Pollard - 9.5 ov), 5-70 (Andre Russell - 10.3 ov), 6-104 (Andre Fletcher - 15.6 ov), 7-129 (Dwayne Bravo - 17.6 ov), 8-150 (Fabian Allen - 19.5 ov)


Playing XIs

West Indies - Evin Lewis, Andre Fletcher, Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran(wk), Kieron Pollard(c), Andre Russell, Dwayne Bravo, Jason Holder, Fabian Allen, Obed McCoy, Kevin Sinclair

South Africa - Quinton de Kock(wk), Reeza Hendricks, Temba Bavuma(c), Rassie van der Dussen, Heinrich Klaasen, David Miller, George Linde, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Tabraiz Shamsi, Lungi Ngidi


Match Details

Start Time: 19:00

Toss: West Indies won the toss and decided to field

Venue: National Cricket Stadium, St. George's

Officials: Gregory Brathwaite, Nigel Duguid, Joel Wilson, Patrick Gustard, Richard Richardson


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