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West Indies vs South Africa, 3rd T20I, South Africa beat West Indies by just 1 run in thriller

South Africa's Quinton de Kock and Tabraiz Shamsi celebrate a wicket
South Africa's Quinton de Kock and Tabraiz Shamsi celebrate a wicket
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West Indies were beaten by  South Africa in the 3rd T20I, at the National Cricket Stadium, St. George's Grenada today by just 1 run in an exciting battle to the final delivery of the match.

 

 

Match Summary

West Indies  166/7 (20 ov)

South Africa 167/8 (20 ov)

Result - South Africa win by 1 run

Scorecard

 

 

Match Highlights

 

The West Indies won the toss and decided to field and South Africa scored a par total of 167/8 in their 20 overs, thanks mainly to Quinton de Kock (72). Obed McCoy (4-22) and Dwayne Bravo (3-25) were the standout bowlers for the Windies

Fall of wickets: 1-42 (Reeza Hendricks - 4.1 ov), 2-44 (Temba Bavuma - 4.6 ov), 3-87 (Aiden Markram - 9.4 ov), 4-147 (Quinton de Kock - 17.1 ov), 5-150 (David Miller - 17.3 ov), 6-151 (George Linde - 18.2 ov), 7-160 (Rassie van der Dussen - 18.6 ov), 8-164 (Anrich Nortje - 19.4 ov)

 

The Windies fell short by just 1 run, in the run chase, which went down to the wire in the last over.

Fall of wickets: 1-55 (Lendl Simmons - 6.5 ov), 2-57 (Evin Lewis - 7.4 ov), 3-89 (Jason Holder - 10.1 ov), 4-97 (Shimron Hetmyer - 11.4 ov), 5-104 (Kieron Pollard - 12.3 ov), 6-140 (Andre Russell - 16.6 ov), 7-153 (Nicholas Pooran - 18.5 ov)

 

 

 

Playing XIs

 

West Indies - Lendl Simmons, Evin Lewis, Shimron Hetmyer, Nicholas Pooran(wk), Kieron Pollard(c), Jason Holder, Andre Russell, Fabian Allen, Dwayne Bravo, Obed McCoy, Kevin Sinclair

South Africa - Quinton de Kock(wk), Reeza Hendricks, Temba Bavuma(c), Rassie van der Dussen, Aiden Markram, 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: Joel Wilson, Nigel Duguid, Patrick Gustard, Leslie Reifer, Richard Richardson

 

 

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