WATCH: Dale Steyn outfoxes Shahid Afridi with an unplayable delivery in World Championship of Legends 2024

League: Cricket

Posted on: 10 Jul, 2024 at 03:30 PM

In the 13th match of the World Championship of Legends 2024, South Africa Champions secured a resounding victory over Pakistan Champions, winning by nine wickets in a thrilling contest. The match, held at a packed stadium, was a showcase of top-tier cricket with standout performances from both sides.

Dale Steyn’s unplayable delivery stuns Shahid Afridi

In the 15th over of the first innings, with Pakistan at 135 for 4, Dale Steyn bowled an outstanding delivery to Shahid Afridi. The veteran pacer sent Afridi back to the pavilion after he had scored 20 runs off just ten balls. Afridi, attempting another boundary on the fifth ball of the over, completely missed the line of the ball. Steyn’s precision and speed knocked the bails off, drawing cheers from the South African fans and putting pressure back on the Pakistani side.

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South Africa champions roar back with Sarel Erwee’s heroics

Pakistan set a formidable target of 211 runs for South Africa to chase. Despite having lost their previous three matches, South Africa showcased a stunning batting performance, making an impressive comeback in the tournament.

Sarel Erwee was the star of the show for South Africa, scoring an unbeaten 105 runs off just 57 balls. His powerful hitting and strategic play was crucial in South Africa’s successful chase. They reached the target comfortably in the 19th over, finishing at 214/1 and securing a much-needed victory.

This victory marked South Africa’s first win in the tournament, while Pakistan, who were at the top of the points table before the match, faced a surprising defeat. The clash between the top and bottom teams of the points table turned out to be an exciting and unpredictable encounter.

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