SA vs WI records: In the T20 match played in Centurion, West Indies scored 258 runs while batting first, but in response, South Africa achieved this target 7 balls earlier. Know what records were broken during this match here.
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New Delhi, Bowlers are often beaten up in T20 cricket, but in the match between West Indies and South Africa in Centurion, the limit was reached. Batting first in the second T20 match, West Indies scored 258 runs in 20 overs, yet this team lost. South Africa achieved this target 7 balls before losing just 4 wickets. Let us tell you that in this match the evening of the bowlers has come.
A total of 13 bowlers bowled in the Centurion T20 and out of this, the economy rate of 12 bowlers was more than 10 runs per over. Only Kagiso Rabada was such a bowler whose economy rate was less than 10 runs per over. Margo Yanson and Magala gave away more than 50 runs in their 4-4 overs. Many surprising figures were seen in this match.
South Africa-West Indies crossed the 500 mark
Let us tell you that South Africa and West Indies together scored 517 runs in this match. This is the first T20 in which both the teams together have touched the figure of 500. Earlier, the record of 515 runs was in the name of Multan Sultans and Quetta Gladiators, which was made in this season of PSL.
It rained sixes and fours
A total of 35 sixes were hit in the match played between South Africa and West Indies. This is the world record of any T20 International match. Not only this, a total of 81 fours and sixes were hit in this match. This is the record of T20 cricket.
south africa power game
South Africa scored 102 runs in the powerplay against West Indies. This is the first time that a team has crossed the 100 mark in the Powerplay. South Africa crossed the 100 mark in just 5.3 overs. This is a record from the Full Nation team.
Quinton Dickock scored a half-century in just 15 balls against the West Indies. This is the fastest half-century of any South African player in T20 International.
johnson charles charm
Even though the West Indies team lost the match, its batsman Johnson Charles created history by scoring a century in just 39 balls. He became the player to score the fastest T20 century from the West Indies. David Miller and Rohit Sharma have scored T20 centuries in 35-35 balls.