7 wickets fell in 6 overs, then the player who left the country created havoc, scored 48 runs in 15 balls to win the team!

Merv scored 48 runs in 15 balls to help Somerset win

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Gloucestershire vs Somerset, T20 Blast 2022: Roelof van der Merwe played a stormy innings to win Somerset, hitting 4 sixes-4 fours in 48 runs.

More than one exciting match is taking place in T20 Blast. Cricket fans got this dose of thrill on Thursday as well. The match between Gloucestershire and Somerset went to the last over and only one batsman turned the entire match upside down. This batsman is none other than the former South African cricketer Van der Merwe, who made Somerset win the lost match. In this rain-affected match, the game was of 10-10 overs. Gloucestershire scored 101 runs while batting first and according to the Duckworth-Lewis rule, Somerset got a target of 112 runs. Somerset achieved this big challenge 3 balls ago and the biggest reason for this was Van der Merwe (Roelof van der Merwe) He scored 48 not out in just 15 balls.

van der marv’s storm

Chasing the target of 112 runs, Somerset had a very poor start. Tom Banton tackles the first ball. Will Smell 5, Riley Russo also got out for 7 runs. Captain Tom Abell was also dismissed after scoring just 5 runs. The team scored just 55 runs in 6 overs and their 7 wickets fell, but after this all-rounder Rolf van der Merwe, who came at number 8, turned the whole match over.

As soon as Merv landed on the crease, it rained sixes and fours. Merv scored 48 runs in just 15 balls with the help of 4 fours and 4 sixes to give victory to the team. Merv’s strike rate was 320. Let us tell you that Somerset needed 12 runs in the last over and Merv gave Higgins a four off the first ball, a six on the second ball and a four on the third ball to give Somerset victory. Merv and Davy shared a partnership of 59 runs in 21 balls.

Van der Merwe left South Africa

Let us tell you that Van der Merwe used to play international cricket for South Africa but after that he settled in the Netherlands. He also played the T20 World Cup for the Netherlands. Currently, he is playing County Cricket and T20 Blast in England.

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