South Africa beat West Indies to complete record T20I target

12 Chait, Kathmandu. South Africa has defeated the West Indies by completing the biggest target in T20 cricket history.

With the help of half-centuries from Quinton de Kock and Reeza Hendricks, South Africa completed the target of 259 runs by defeating West Indies by 6 wickets on Sunday.

In the match played at Centurion, South Africa completed the target of 259 runs at the loss of 4 wickets with 7 balls remaining. After the win, South Africa have leveled the three-match series 1-1.

Chasing a big target, openers De Kock and Reza shared a 152-run partnership for the first wicket for South Africa in 10.5 overs.

De Kock scored 100 runs in 44 balls with the help of 9 fours and 8 sixes. Reza scored 68 runs in 28 balls with 11 fours and 2 sixes.

Captain Aiden Markram scored an unbeaten 38 off 21 balls. He hit 4 fours and 1 six.

Heinrich Klaasen scored an unbeaten 16 off 7 balls with the help of 3 fours. Roy Russo scored 16 and David Miller scored 10 runs.

Earlier, electing to bat first after losing the toss, West Indies scored 258 for the loss of 5 wickets with a century from Johnson Charles. Charles played 46 balls and scored 118 runs with the help of 10 fours and 11 sixes.

Opener Kyle Mayers scored 51 off 27 balls.

Similarly, Captain Rovman Powell scored 28 runs in 19 balls. Romário Sefard scored an unbeaten 41 off 18 balls with the help of 1 four and 4 sixes.

Marco Johnson of South Africa took 3 wickets and Wayne Parnell took 2 wickets.

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Himal Sanchar