South Africa scored a big collection of 357 runs against New Zealand in their seventh match, but after the double centuries of Quinton de Kock and Rasi von der Dussen. In the end, David Miller’s 53 from 30 balls, Klaassen’s 15 from 7 balls and Markram’s six runs from 1 ball are good for the team’s big collection. plays a role.
After losing the toss against New Zealand, two openers Quinton de Kock and Temba Bavuma started to bat from the start. However, this pair broke in just 38 runs. After that, Quinton de Kock and Rasi von der Dussen took the lead of the team. These two picked up a pair of centuries today. South Africa overcame the disaster in the 200-run partnership of these two batsmen and went on to a big collection. De Kock got back to 114 today and von der Dusen got back to 133. And at the end, South Africa scored 357 runs after losing 4 wickets in the stipulated 50 overs with David Miller’s 53 runs.
Today, the two Protea openers Quinton de Kock and Temba Bavuma started playing after holding the wicket. He took only 15 runs in 5 overs.
After that, the two openers started coming out of the shell. And that’s when Trent Boult hit the Protea camp.
He brought back captain Temba Bavuma who scored 24 runs off 28 balls. Trent Boult was caught by Darrell Mitchell and returned to the dressing room. South Africans broke the opening pair for 38 runs on his departure.
After losing the first wicket for 38 runs, Quinton de Kock and Rassie von der Dussen formed a partnership. This batsman has scored a double century today. Opener Quinton de Kock scored a half-century off 62 balls and a century off 103 balls today against the Kiwis. Which includes 8 fours and 3 sixes. This is Quinton de Kock’s fourth century in the current World Cup.
De Kock joined Lankan legend Kumar Sangakkara (2015 World Cup) in the record of four centuries in one World Cup. If he gets another century, Rohit Sharma will reach the record of maximum five centuries in one tournament. Interestingly, de Kock did not have a single century innings in the World Cup before this. And he took four centuries in the farewell tournament so far.
Not only did he stop here, de Kock also holds the record for the highest runs for South Africa in a World Cup. Apart from this, the Protea opener has the highest run so far in the current World Cup.
On the other hand, Rasi Von der Dusen, who came down to play at number three, made a personal half-century in 61 balls and a century in 101 balls.
However, the team was broken by the departure of Quinton de Kock for 238 runs. He could not take his innings further after getting the century. After scoring 114 runs off 116 balls, Glenn Phillips was caught by Tim Southee and went back to home. The pair of 200 runs broke on his departure.
After the departure of Quinton de Kock, Rasie Von der Dusen formed a partnership with David Miller. The Proteas crossed 300 team runs with this pair. But this pair was broken by Rasi von der Dussen’s departure for the team’s 316 runs. Rassie von der Dusen, who scored 133 off 118 balls, was bowled by Tim Southee and went back to the box.
David Miller paired with Heinrich Klaasen after Rassie von der Dussen. He also picked up a personal half-century today. He scored 50 runs in just 29 balls. But after picking up a half-century, he returned to the dressing room on 53 runs. The Proteas were able to score 357 runs by losing 4 wickets in the decisive 50 overs till the end of the session.