Paarl Rocks vs Cape Town Blitz, 3rd Match MSL 2019

Paarl Rocks Crushed Cape Town Blitz in MSL 2019:

Paarl Rocks: 170/9
Cape Town Blitz: 84 all out (15.4/20 overs, target 171)
Paarl Rocks won the match by 86 runs.

Paarl Rocks vs Cape Town Blitz, 3rd Match of the Mzansi Super League (MSL) 2019, Paarl Rocks defeated Cape Town Blitz by a huge margin of 86 runs. Paarl Rocks did not let JP Duminy and Aiden Markram’s absence hold them down as they amassed a total of 170 runs at the cost of 9 wickets while batting first against the Blitz. Cape Town Blitz collapsed on a total of 84 runs in just 15.4 overs, losing the match by 86 runs.

Rocks’ Hardus Viljoen was awarded the “Player of the Match” for his 2 wickets for 9 runs from his 2 overs where he dismissed both Blitz openers.

Paarl Rocks vs Cape Town Blitz, 3rd Match MSL 2019 2

Henry Davids, Faf du Plessis led the charge for Paarl Rocks:

Paarl Rocks won the toss and elected to bat first. They sent Henry Davids and Cameron Delport to bat first against the Cape Town Blitz. Cameron Delport got caught by Janneman Malan at midwicket on Anrich Nortje’s delivery after scoring 19 runs from 13 balls. Henry Davids contributed 38 runs from 26 balls with a six and 5 fours before getting bowled by George Linde.

Rocks’ captain Faf du Plessis got run out after adding 38 runs from 20 balls with a four and 4 huge sixes. Dwaine Pretorius scored 34 from 26 deliveries with 2 sixes before getting dismissed by Anrich Nortje. Sibonelo Makhanya added 16 runs from 8 balls with 2 boundaries towards the end as Paarl Rocks finish their innings on 170/9 after 20 overs.

Anrich Nortje got 3 for 31 runs while George Linde claimed 3 wickets for 23 runs. Sisanda Magala took 1 wicket for 23 runs from his 3 overs.

Paarl Rocks vs Cape Town Blitz, Rocks’ bowlers bring down Blitz on 84:

Cape Town Blitz required 171 runs from 20 overs to win the match. Captain and wicketkeeper-batsman Quinton de Kock came to bat first along with Janneman Malan who scored an unbeaten 99 runs in his previous match. Hardus Viljoen dismissed both Quinton de Kock and Janneman Malan for 14 and 12 runs each, respectively. Moeen Ali added 13 runs from 13 balls.

Cape Town Blitz had lost 3 wickets for 42 runs and it kept going downwards for them as they lost all their remaining wickets after scoring 84 runs in 15.4 overs. George Linde scored 15 runs from 16 deliveries but no other batsmen from his side were able to cross into double digits.

Tabraiz Shamsi bowled brilliantly as he claimed 3 wickets for 16 runs from his 3 overs. Hardus Viljoen took care of both the openers after conceding only 9 runs from his 2 overs. Bjorn Fortuin also claimed 2 wickets for 13 runs from his 3 overs. Isuru Udana, Ferisco Adams, and Dwaine Pretorius claimed 1 wicket each against Cape Town Blitz.



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