Pretoria Capitals (PC) faced Durban Super Giants (DSG) in match no. 28 of the ongoing SA20 2023 at SuperSport Park in Centurion on Sunday (February 5). DSG defeated PC by huge 151 runs in the contest.
PC won the toss and opted to bowl first, but the decision backfired on them completely as DSG put up a mammoth total of 254/4 in their 20 overs. Heinrich Klaasen slammed a blazing ton and was the highest run-getter for DSG in the match. Quinton de Kock (43) and Matthew Breetzke (46) also played a decent knock to power their team to a massive score.
Meanwhile, Migael Pretorius scalped two wickets for PC, with Joshua Little and James Neesham picking up one wicket each for the team. Neesham also pulled off a blinder inside the third-yard circle to send DSG’s Wiaan Mulder back to the pavilion.
On the last ball of the 15th over, Little produced an outside-the-off-stump delivery to Mulder, which the latter sliced towards the backward point, but Neesham there grabbed a sensational flying catch leaving the batter in disappointment. The 32-year-old all-rounder soon after the catch was seen celebrating the dismissal along with wicketkeeper Philip salt.
Here’s the video:
Jimmy Neesham with a spectacular grab 😲🤯🤯🤯#Betway #SA20 #PCvDSG @Betway_India pic.twitter.com/MfA8UUFpDd
— Betway SA20 (@SA20_League) February 5, 2023
In reply to DSG’s gigantic total, PC failed miserably in the run chase and were bundled out for just 103 runs in 13.5 overs. Eathan Bosch (23) was the only PC batter to cross the 20-run mark. On the other hand, Junior Dala scalped three wickets to guide DSG to a massive 151 runs victory, with Mulder and Dwaine Pretorius also grabbing two wickets each.
Klaasen was adjudged ‘Player of the Match’ for his exceptional 104-run knock. However, despite the loss, PC still sits on the top of the points tally, while DSG is at the fifth position.
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