Opening match of Icc World Cup 2019 at Oval , Eng starts with amazing victory over South Africa by 104 runs.
As SA won the toss and selected to bowl first , Imran Tahir give breakthrough in his first Over of Jonny Bairstow but after that England top order batrsmen playing attackfully against the South African bowlers and put back pressure on them and scored a total score of 311/8 in 50 overs. Joe Root, Jason Roy, Eoin Morgan and Ben Stokes played outstanding and completed their half centuries too.
Ben Stokes scored maximum 89 runs in 79 balls which was a match winning knock and helped in a big total 311/8 and also he took 2 wickets and a tremendous catch while fielding.
In reply, South Africa couldn’t do better with bat except Quinton De cock and R Van. They both played nicely and scored half centuries in chasing a big total. De Cock made 68 (74) and Van scored 50 (61) but Archer broke South African batting line-up and took 3 for 27 in 7 overs and SA all out at 207/10 in 39.5 0vers.
Full Match Highlights | Eng vs Sa |
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