Saturday, March 7, 2015

Bowlers made it for Pakistan

Pakistan won by 29 runs against South Africa

Cricket world cup 2015, defending 232 runs(D/L method) Pakistan bowlers did a brilliant job to bowled out South Africa to 202 runs leaving Pakistan a win by 29 runs. Chasing 232 runs. South Africa lost Quinton de Kock(0) in the second ball of innings. After that Hashim Amla(37 from 28 balls) and Faf du Plessis(27 from 29 balls) added 67 runs but lost their wickets to Pakistan bowlers, South Africa lost David Miller(0) and Rille Rossouw(8 runs) very early and were struggling at 75/5. But AB de Villiers(77 from 55 )from other end scoring with help of Juminy(13 runs), Dale Steyn(16 runs) and Kyle Abbott (12 runs). And at one stage AB de Villiers is stealing the game from Pakistan and 32 more runs neede from 76 balls) Sohail Khan scalped the AB de Villiers wickets. After adding another 2 runs to the board South Africa bowled out. Mohammad Irfan, Rahat Ali and Wahab Riaz took 3 wickets each, Sohail Khan got 1 wicket. Earlier Pakistan scored 22 runs in 46.4 overs. Misbah ul Haq was top scorer with 57 runs. Earlier South Africa won the toss and opted to field. Sarfaraz Ahmed( 49 runs) and took 6 catches was awarded with man of the match.

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