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Monday, 22 February 2016

South African Cricket Team vs. England cricket team T20 Contests

South African Cricket Team gained their reputation back in the T20 contests after defeating England Cricket team by 2-0. The first game was considerably the tougher one, where England were just defending the total of 134 runs and on the last ball of the match SA team was able to achieve the target. But the 2nd match turned out to be SA’s commanding game. The English team setup a good total on the board, having 171 runs scored where JC Buttler once again was the leading scorer with 54 runs on just 28 balls. He hit 04 sixes and 04 fours. It has to be remembered that the player has a strike rate of 118.75 in the One-day internationals and in the T20 contests he scored runs with a strike rate of 135.56, which is collectively the highest strike rates in all formats of cricket for any player.

South African Cricket Team set out another record on chasing this massive total in 13.4 overs only. Again SA team batting monster, AB de Villiers was unstoppable with having 71 runs on the board on just only 29 balls. He hit 06 sixes and 06 fours in his innings. HM Amla remained undefeated on 69 runs and had faced 38 balls. With this win South African Cricket Team reached out on 2nd place in the T20 ranking with 119 rating list, next to Indian cricket team having 122 rating list. The captain Faf du Plessis expressed great pleasure on team’s supreme form before the start of ICC T20 world cup.  

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