South Africa defeat Ireland by 33 runs to go 1-0 ahead in the T20 series

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KATHMANDU: South Africa won the first T20 cricket match against Ireland by 33 runs.

SA beat IRE, 1st T20: South Africa defeat Ireland by 33 runs to go 1-0 ahead in the T20 series. Tabraiz Shamsi picked 4 wickets

Batting in reply to South Africa’s target of 166, Ireland lost nine wickets in 20 overs and managed to score only 132 runs. Harry Tector scored 36 runs for Ireland but the team could not win.

Berry McCarthy was unbeaten on 30 and Jose Little on 15. Captain Andy Balbrine scored 22 runs. South Africa’s Tabrez Sami took 4 wickets.

Lungi NGD and George Linde took 2/2 wickets. Batting first in Dublin, South Africa lost seven wickets in 20 overs and scored 165 runs. Edin McCorm was the top scorer for South Africa with 39 runs.

David Miller scored 28, Rossi Van Der scored 25 and Quinton de Kock scored 20. Ireland’s Mark Adiar took 3 wickets and Simi Singh and Jose Little took 2/2 wickets. With the win, South Africa has taken a 1-0 lead in the three-match T20 series. The previous three-match ODI series ended in a 1-1 draw.

SA beat IRE, 1st T20: South Africa defeat Ireland by 33 runs to go 1-0 ahead

Ireland Innings 132/9 (20 ov)
Batsmen R B 4S 6S SR
Paul Stirling b GF Linde 6 2 0 1 300.00
Kevin O’Brien c & b K Rabada 0 1 0 0 0.00
Andrew Balbirnie (C) c Q de Kock b L Ngidi 22 16 4 0 137.50
George Dockrell c Q de Kock b L Ngidi 2 6 0 0 33.33
Harry Tector st Q de Kock b T Shamsi 36 34 3 0 105.88
Simi Singh b T Shamsi 4 8 0 0 50.00
Lorcan Tucker (WK) b GF Linde 5 5 0 0 100.00
Shane Getkate b T Shamsi 2 3 0 0 66.67
Mark Adair c GF Linde b T Shamsi 0 2 0 0 0.00
Barry McCarthy Not out 30 25 4 0 120.00
Joshua Little Not out 15 18 0 1 83.33
Extra 10 (b 0, w 8, nb 0, lb 2)
Total 132/9 (20)
Yet To Bat
BOWLING O M R W ECON
George Linde 4 0 26 2 6.50
Kagiso Rabada 4 0 28 1 7.00
Lungi Ngidi 4 0 18 2 4.50
Lizaad Williams 4 0 31 0 7.75
Tabraiz Shamsi 4 0 27 4 6.75
Fall Of Wickets FOW Over
PR Stirling 1-6 0.2
KJ O’Brien 2-6 1.1
GH Dockrell 3-23 3.1
A Balbirnie 4-34 5.1
Simi Singh 5-46 7.5
L Tucker 6-63 10.2
SC Getkate 7-70 11.1
MR Adair 8-70 11.3
H Tector 9-88 13.4
SA beat IRE, 1st T20: South Africa defeat Ireland by 33 runs to go 1-0 ahead
South Africa Innings 165/7 (20 ov)
Batsmen R B 4S 6S SR
Temba Bavuma (C) c L Tucker b Simi Singh 13 13 2 0 100.00
Quinton de Kock (WK) c PR Stirling b MR Adair 20 9 3 1 222.22
Janneman Malan c Simi Singh b MR Adair 4 5 0 0 80.00
Aiden Markram st L Tucker b Simi Singh 39 30 2 2 130.00
Rassie van der Dussen c A Balbirnie b J Little 25 18 2 1 138.89
David Miller c L Tucker b J Little 28 21 3 0 133.33
George Linde c Simi Singh b MR Adair 10 13 1 0 76.92
Kagiso Rabada Not out 19 9 4 0 211.11
Lizaad Williams Not out 2 2 0 0 100.00
Extra 5 (b 0, w 3, nb 0, lb 2)
Total 165/7 (20)
Yet To Bat L NgidiT Shamsi
BOWLING O M R W ECON
Paul Stirling 3 0 29 0 9.67
Barry McCarthy 3 0 31 0 10.33
Mark Adair 4 0 39 3 9.75
Simi Singh 4 0 19 2 4.75
Joshua Little 4 0 27 2 6.75
George Dockrell 2 0 18 0 9.00
Fall Of Wickets FOW Over
Q de Kock 1-31 2.4
JN Malan 2-37 4.2
T Bavuma 3-44 5.1
HE van der Dussen 4-79 10.2
AK Markram 5-115 14.1
GF Linde 6-143 17.5
DA Miller 7-144 18.1

 

Ireland won the toss and opted to field

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