The 11th match of Road Safety World Series T20 2020-21 played yesterday between England Legends and South Africa Legends at Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium, Raipur. In which South Africa Legends defeated England Legends by 8 wickets.
South Africa Legends won the toss and invited England Legends to bat first, England Legends batted first the entire team all out after scoring just 121 runs in 18.1 over. England Legends started not very well, Darren Maddy scored 25 runs in 23 balls, Chris Tremlett 23 runs in 15 balls, Kevin Pietersen 21 runs in 12 balls, Chris Schofield 12 runs in 18 balls, Usman Afzaal 10 runs in 16 balls, apart from this no batsman could touch figure out of 10, Kabir Ali 9 runs in 11 balls, James Tredwell 2 runs 1 ball, Phil Mustard, Jim Troughton, and Ryan Jay Sidebottom dismissed without scoring. In this way, England Legends batted first after losing the toss the entire team all out after scoring 121 runs in 19.1 overs and set a target of 122 runs in front up South Africa Legends.
South Africa Legends bowlers performed brilliantly, Thandi Tshabalala took 3 wickets, Makhaya Ntini and Zander de Bruyn took 2-2 wickets, Garnett Kruger, Roger Telemachus, and Alviro Petersen got 1-1 wicket.
South Africa Legends chasing 125 runs in the second inning achieved the target very easily by losing just 2 wickets in 13 overs and won the match by 8 wickets. South Africa Legends started brilliantly, Andrew Puttick and Morne van Wyk came to start the inning and gave a brilliant start with a half-century partnership of 59 runs, the first wicket fell in 59 runs, Andrew Puttick dismissed after scoring 23 runs with the help of 3 boundaries in 22 balls, next batsman Alviro Petersen came to bat, and played well with Morne van Wyk, the second wicket fell in 95 runs, Morne van Wyk dismissed after playing a brilliant inning of 46 runs with the help of 2 sixes and 6 boundaries in 21 balls, after that Jonty Rhodes came to bat, and handled the inning and took the match to the victory with Alviro Petersen, Alviro Petersen played a brilliant unbeaten inning of 31 runs with the help of 1 sixes and 3 boundaries in just 18 balls, and Jonty Rhodes also played a quick unbeaten inning of 17 runs with the help of 1 six and 2 boundaries in just 7 balls. In this way, South Africa Legends chasing 122 runs in the second inning, achieved the target very easily just losing 2 wickets in 13 overs and won the match by 8 wickets.
England Legends bowlers James Tredwell and Usman Afzaal got 1-1 wicket.
South Africa Legends bowler Thandi Tshabalala selected for Man of the Match, he performed brilliantly took 3 wickets for 26 runs in his spell.