West Indies vs South Africa, 5th T20I: South Africa bowlers strangle West Indies batsmen to take series 3-2
The South Africa bowlers strangled the Windies batting line-up, winning the 5th and final T20I, to take the series 3-2, today at the National Cricket Stadium, St. George's Grenada.
West Indies 143/9 (20 ov)
South Africa 168/4 (20 ov)
Result - South Won by 25 runs
?? RESULT | #PROTEAS WIN BY 25 RUNS— Cricket South Africa (@OfficialCSA) July 3, 2021
Lungi Ngidi (3/32) was the pick of the bowlers, complimented by a solid fielding display, to see the #Proteas claim the T20I series after defending 168#WIvSA #ThatsOurGame pic.twitter.com/nmTsTOfmSS
South Africa won the toss and decided to bat in the series deciding finale against the West Indies, at the National Cricket Stadium, St. George's Grenada. The Proteas totalled a par 168/4 in their 20 overs with Quinton de Kock 60 and Aiden Markram 70 top scoring.
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Temba Bavuma - 0.3 ov), 2-128 (Quinton de Kock - 14.1 ov), 3-144 (Aiden Markram - 16.3 ov), 4-149 (Rassie van der Dussen - 17.2 ov)
In the run chase, the West Indies batting did not fire today and they fell short by 25 runs. Top bowling from the South Africa bowlers though.
Fall of wickets: 1-20 (Lendl Simmons - 2.1 ov), 2-65 (Chris Gayle - 7.1 ov), 3-75 (Evin Lewis - 9.3 ov), 4-110 (Kieron Pollard - 14.3 ov), 5-110 (Andre Russell - 14.4 ov), 6-125 (Shimron Hetmyer - 17.2 ov), 7-140 (Dwayne Bravo - 18.2 ov), 8-140 (Nicholas Pooran - 18.3 ov), 9-142 (Obed McCoy - 19.2 ov)
West Indies - Evin Lewis, Lendl Simmons, Chris Gayle, Shimron Hetmyer, Nicholas Pooran(wk), Kieron Pollard(c), Andre Russell, Dwayne Bravo, Akeal Hosein, Obed McCoy, Fidel Edwards
South Africa - Quinton de Kock(wk), Temba Bavuma(c), Aiden Markram, Rassie van der Dussen, David Miller, Wiaan Mulder, George Linde, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Lungi Ngidi Bjorn Fortuin
Start Time: 19:00
Toss: South Africa won the toss and decided to bat
Venue: National Cricket Stadium, St. George's
Officials: Gregory Brathwaite, Joel Wilson, Leslie Reifer, Nigel Duguid, Richard Richardson
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