West Indies vs South Africa, 4th T20I

The West Indies vs South Africa series is the latest topic of the cricketing world. West Indies and South Africa were competing against each other in the 4th T20I match. Earlier, in the first two matches, both have won one game each. Further, in the first game, the hosts emerged as the winners in the inaugural match. As a matter of fact, both of the teams are not doing well as far as the middle order is concerned.

The 3rd T20I match was concluded on June 29. It was played at the National Cricket Stadium in St. George’s, Grenada. The five matches – T20I series is of significance to both the teams keeping in mind the T20 World Cup. The awaited event will be held in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) later this year.

West Indies vs South Africa: 4th T20I Scorecard

South Africa lost the 4th T20I to West Indies.  On Thursday, West Indies kept alive the hope of winning T20I as they beat South Africa by 21 runs. Furthermore, South Africa won the toss. They opted to bowl during the first innings against West Indies.

The West Indies opener Lendl Simmons put 47 runs on the scoreboard. Consequently, Simmons hit eight boundaries including four sixes and four fours. The skipper Kieron Pollard remained true to his big-hitting form. Accordingly, he was unbeaten and scored 51 runs. Pollard registered five sixes and two fours on his name. Thereupon, West Indies was able to put up a match-winning total of 167 runs on the scoreboard.

After that coming to the chasing part, wickets kept falling at the South African side. However, Quinton de Kock managed to score 60 off 43 balls. Without a doubt, de Kock was the top scorer. Remarkably, Dwayne Bravo took four wickets while giving 19 runs.

Summing up, South Africa was leading the series earlier. Therefore, West Indies had additional pressure as the score was 2-1. But after the 4th T20I concluded, both the teams now need to win the next game. After all, West Indies has registered a series-levelling win!

 

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