ireland vs south africa 3rd t20i belfast scorecard 24th july 2021 Temba bavuma openers and David Miller’s slayer batting, South Africa made Irish bowlers miserable
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- 3rd T20 International match between South Africa and Ireland
- South Africa’s openers made a century partnership by scoring a half-century
- David Miller scored more than 200 strike rate
BelfastThe third and final T20 International match was played between South Africa and Ireland in Belfast on Saturday. South Africa captain Temba Bavuma won the toss and elected to bat first. His decision proved to be perfect when the captain and Reeza Hendrix came to bat at the opening. The two put on a 127-run partnership, defying the Irish bowlers.
The big thing was that both Reeza Hendrix and Temba Bavuma showed aggressive attitude from the beginning and sent the ball across the boundary line in a brilliant manner. The duo added 127 runs in just 92 balls to set the stage for the Proteas to put up a huge score in the match. South African captain Temba Bavuma scored 72 runs in 51 balls with the help of 6 fours and two sixes. At the same time, Reeza Hendricks scored 69 runs in 48 balls with the help of seven fours and one six. Both had a strike rate of more than 140.
David Miller scored at a strike rate of over 200
Simi Singh gave Ireland their first breakthrough of the day by getting Hendrix caught by wicketkeeper Tucker. David Miller, popularly known as Killer Miller, at the crease to increase the run-rate after Hendrix’s dismissal. He added 37 runs for the second wicket with Captain Bavuma. McCarthy broke the partnership by getting Bavuma caught at the hands of Eder.
David Miller showed his aggressive style and scored an unbeaten 36 runs in just 17 balls with the help of four fours and a six. During this his strike rate was 211.76. Heinrich Klaasen, who came to the crease after Bavuma, scored 7 not out in 5 balls with the help of 1 four. South Africa scored 189 runs in the allotted 20 overs for the loss of 2 wickets. Simi Singh and Barry McCarthy got one success each for Ireland.
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