SA Won By 37 Runs – South Africa vs Afghanistan T20 World Cup 2016 Match Highlights & Scorecard

T20 World Cup 2016 South Africa vs Afghanistan Match Highlights Scorecard – As the days past, here comes the 20th match of the ICC World T20. The match is to be played between the Super-10 Group 1 teams South Africa and Afghanistan. This will be an interesting match, as this will be a do-or-die situation for both this team. The team losses will cut-out their chances and hopes from the ICC World T20.

South Africa vs Afghanistan Live

South Africa vs Afghanistan Live

South Africa – After that SA’s first innings, no one expected England to chase down such giant total. Not only South Africa lost against England, but it did open weak side of their team — the bowling. One would say, the pitch wasn’t for the bowlers, agreed. Neither, we saw Dale Steyn giving runs 15/per over. The bowlers missed out their tracks, too many wides which just gave England a chance to win the match.

SA will be desperately want Dale Steyn to lead from front. Taking up wicket against Afghanistan could him the confidence for rest of the matches.

Afghanistan – If they’ve to survive, they would have to win. They would just stop thinking about other top teams and just have focus on their strength. Give their 100% in every match, who know one or the other match.

If Afghanistan played the way, they played against Sri Lanka. They’re just expected to get outplayed from the T20 competition.

South Africa vs Afghanistan T20 World Cup 2016 Match Highlights

Toss – South Africa won the toss, opted to bat first

1st Innings – After winning the toss on Wankhede with no absolute spin on track, the game was expected to be a high scoring game. The par score with past matches on this track was 180. If South Africa had to gain some good NRR, they had to score above this par score.

They started perfectly with 10/per over. They lost Hashim Amla early, but still arranged to score 66/1 by end of batting power play. Quinton and du Plessis managed to make a partnership of 65 runs. Later, the innings was pushed by de Villiers scoring 64 off 29 balls, from which scoring 29 runs in Rashid’s over.

South Africa manage to again score 200+ score, by putting 209/5 in 20 overs o the board.

2nd Innings – With a score to chase with 10 an over, Afghanistan made the most brutal start. Leading the team Mohammad Shahzad made the most impressive knock of his career. He score 44 in 19 balls with 3 fours and 5 sixes. At the end of batting power play, Afghanistan were 64/2 in 6 overs.

Afghanistan went on scoring 10 an over put on a good fight against South Africa. South African literally had no answers for Afghanistan’s big shots. Imran Tahir turn out the match by taking quick wicket. As a result, Afghanistan lost their track and end up the innings for 172/10 in 20 overs.

South Africa won the match by 37 runs.

T20 World Cup 2016 South Africa vs Afghanistan Scorecard

1st innings batting scorecard

Sr. No Batsmen Runs Balls S.R. (4 & 6)
1 Quinton de Kock 45 31 145.61 6 & 2
2 Hashim Amla 5 5 100.00 1 & 0
3 Faf du Plessis 41 27 151.85 7 & 1
4 AB de Villiers 64 29 220.68 4 & 5
5 JP Duminy 29 20 145.00 2 & 1
6 David Miller 19 8 237.00 2 & 1
7 David Wiese 0 0 0 & 0

1st Innings bowling scorecard

Bowler O R W ECO DOTS
Ameer Hamza 3 25 1 8.33 6
Dawlat Zadran 3 46 1 15.33 6
Shapoor Zadran 3 28 1 9.33 6
Mohammad Nabi 4 35 1 8.75 11
Rashid Khan 4 51 0 12.75 5
Samiullah Shenwari 3 22 0 7.33 5

2nd Innings batting scorecard

Sr. No Batsmen Runs Balls S.R. (4 & 6)
1 Mohammad Shahzad 44 19 231.57 3 & 5
2 Noor Ali Zadran 25 24 104.61 1 & 1
3 Asghar Stanikzai 7 6 116.66 0 & 1
4 Gulabdin Naib 26 18 144.44 3 & 1
5 Mohammad Nabi 11 14 78.58 1 & 0
6 Samiullah Shenwari 25 14 175.57 3 & 0
7 Najibullah Zadran 12 8 150.00 1 & 1
8 Rashid Khan 11 7 157.41 2 & 0
9 Dawlat Zadran 0 2 0.00 0 & 0
10 Amir Hamza 3* 6 50.00 0 & 0
11 Shapoor Zadran 1 2 50.00 0 & 0

2nd Innings bowling scorecard

Bowler O R W ECO DOTS
Kagiso Rabada 4 37 2 9.25 13
Kyle Abbott 4 36 2 9.00 12
Chris Morris 4 27 4 6.75 15
Imran Tahir 4 24 2 6.00 7
David Wiese 4 47 0 11.75 3

T20 World Cup 2016 – South Africa vs Afghanistan Match Result

South Africa – 209/5 (20 overs)

Afghanistan – 172/10 (20 overs)

Man of the Match – Chris Morris (4 for 27)

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