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England Vs South Africa

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England Vs South Africa ICC Cricket World 2019 Match 1

England Vs South Africa
England Vs South Africa

Toss : South Africa won the Toss and decided to bat First

In Match 1 of Cricket World Cup (CWC 2019), Ben Stokes featured in all divisions as England started their journey to win the World Cup with a 104-run whipping of South Africa in the competition opener at the Oval on Thursday. The all-rounder top-scored with 89 in England’s 311 for eight, held a splendid catch in the outfield and took two for 12, including the last wicket, as England won with 61 balls left. Jofra Archer did the early harm with the ball, the quick bowler taking three for 27 out of seven overs.

Barbados born Archer, who qualified for England in March, made his essence felt even before he had taken a wicket with a bouncer that beat Hashim Amla for pace and collided with the grille of the head protector, with the veteran opener retired hurt on five. Archer then decreased the Proteas to 44 for two.

Overview on England Innings

Ben Stokes was one of four England batsmen who got to 50 on a dubious surface, with skipper Eoin Morgan (57), Jason Roy (54) and Root (51) hard and fast not long after in the wake of achieving the milestone.

England lost a wicket second ball before Roy and Root shared a remain of 106 that was equalled by Morgan and Stokes.

Du Plessi selected to field in spite of being without harmed initiate Dale Steyn and took the unconventional choice to give leg-spinner Tahir the first finished.

The 40-year-old, the most established player in the competition, struck second ball when Jonny Bairstow was gotten behind by De Kock for a brilliant duck.

Roy and Root fixed the harm however were expelled when all around set as England lost two wickets for four keeps running in four balls to be 111 for three.

Morgan, whose forceful methodology has been emblematic of England’s ascent to the highest point of the one-day universal rankings after their woeful first-round exit at the 2015 World Cup, lit up the portable fire stick’s initial two sixes off progressive balls from Lungi Ngidi before he also was gotten in the profound.

Left-hander Stokes saw his 79-ball thump end in the penultimate over when gotten at third man following an invert hit off paceman Ngidi (three for 66).

England Score : 311-8 in 50 Overs

South Africa Innings Overview

Aiden Markram edged to Joe Root at slip and South Africa Skipper Faf du Plessis fell for only five when he top-edged a snare to long leg. Yet, Quinton de Kock kept the Proteas in the chase, in spite of the fact that the opener was fortunate when on 25 he took care of business from leg-spinner Adil Rashid onto his stumps just for the safeguards to remain put.The dashing left-hander proceeded to finish a 58-ball fifty however holed out off quick bowler Liam Plunkett for 68.

Rassie van der Dussen then make precisely 50 without going ahead when he miscued Archer to mid-on.

His leave saw Amla come back with South Africa battling at 167 for six in the 32nd over.

The game was everything except up for South Africa when a retreating and plunging Stokes held a splendid one-gave get in the profound to expel Andile Phehlukwayo.

Amla’s valiant exertion to safeguard the innings finished on 13 when he was gotten behind off Plunkett’s slower-ball bouncer and Stokes completed the match when Imran Tahir edged him to Root.

South Africa Score 207-10 in 50 Overs

Result : England beat South Africa by 104 runs

England Vs South Africa


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