South Africa vs West Indies, 3rd ODI: In the last match of the 3-match ODI series being played between South Africa and West Indies, the host Africa team managed to end the series 1-1 with 4 wickets to its name. The first match of this series was canceled due to rain, while the second match was won by the West Indies team by 48 runs. In the third match, Heinrich Klaasen played a match-winning inning of 119 runs in 61 balls for South Africa.
Chasing the target of 261 runs, the start of the South African team was not good at all, in which the team lost its first 2 wickets till the score of 36. After this, captain Adin Markram, along with Tony de Georgi, took the team’s score to 68 runs in the first 10 overs. The Africa team got a third big blow in the form of captain Markram on the score of 73.
After this, the team got the fourth blow on the score of 87. From here on, Heinrich Klaasen handled the team’s innings from one end, first making 55 with David Miller and then making a match-winning partnership of 103 runs with Marco Yansin, completely ensuring the team’s victory. . The South African team achieved this target at the loss of 6 wickets in just 29.3 overs.
Excellent performance by South African bowlers
In this match, South African captain Adin Markram decided to bowl first after winning the toss. After this, the West Indies team got the first blow on the score of 39, after which there was a partnership of more than 50 runs for the second wicket between Brandon King and Shamrah Brooks. Together they took the score beyond 100. Where Shamrah returned to the pavilion after scoring 18 runs, Brandon’s bat saw a brilliant inning of 72 runs in 72 balls.
After this, the Windies team kept losing wickets at frequent intervals and till the score of 187, the team had lost 6 wickets. Nicholas Pooran scored 39 while Jason Holder scored 36 runs, which helped the West Indies team to score more than 250. The Windies team’s innings got reduced to 260 runs in 48.2 overs. For Africa, Marco Yansin, Fortune, Gerald Coetzee took 2-2 wickets, while Lungi Ngidi, Wayne Parnell and Captain Markram also took 1-1 wickets.
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