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World Cup T20: De Kock took a useless opportunity like rain to rescue Zimbabwe vs South Africa | News about cricket


MELBOURNE: Quinton de Kockblistering knock of almost touching South Africa Glory ends Zimbabwe before it rains play spoilsport at them T20 World Cup opened the scoring in Hobart on Monday and both teams split the points.
South Africa comfortably pursued their goal of dropping 64 out of seven passes, after the game had been reduced to nine points per side due to rain, and produced an electric header with De Kock smashing 23 goals. in the first inning.
As it happened: South Africa vs Zimbabwe
Play was briefly halted due to rain but De Kock resumed where he had left off, speeding up to a rough 18-ball 47 but the subsequent interruption after three overtakings proved to be the final, with South Africa needing just 13 runs to win.
Voted to beat, Zimbabwe lost openers Craig Ervine (2) and Regis Chakabva (8) in a power match and were reeled 12-3 before the end of the third half after Sikandar Raza are in failed form because of a duck before Lungi Ngidi.
Sean Williams ran out (1) in the next before collaborating 53 times between Wessly Madhevere and Milton Shumba brought much needed stability to a tumultuous Zimbabwean half and gave them a competitive total of 79-5.

Madhevere scored the highest with an unbeaten record of 35 on 17 while Shumba added 18 before being sent off for the final ball of the half, and Zimbabwe were also awarded five penalties after the ball rolled into protective gloves. by De Kock on the field.
Zimbabwe will face Pakistan in their next Super 12 match in Perth on Thursday while South Africa face Bangladesh, who kicked off their T20 World Cup with a harrowing nine-match win over the Netherlands after players Taskin Ahmed’s speed won four goals.
Earlier on Monday, the Netherlands opted to eat the table first and did well limiting Bangladesh to 144 for eight in a dismal day at Bellerive Oval.
Paul van Meekeren (24 years old) and Fred Klaassen (seven who did not come out) forged an extraordinary partnership on 34 occasions for the final and beat the Netherlands in the 12th round winning with two spare balls. room.
But Van Meekeren was unable to untie the rope from Soumya Sarkar’s penultimate ball, helping Bangladesh to its first win in the second round of the T20 World Cup after 17 attempts.
Man of the match Taskin ensured the Dutch chase got off to a scary start as he equalized Vikramjit Singh and number three Bas de Leede with the first two balls of the half.
A half-century of challenge from the almighty Colin Ackermann (62) kept the Netherlands going but Taskin knocked out number four in a 17th-half strike.
Bangladesh plays South Africa in Sydney on Thursday, while the Netherlands takes on India.

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