Miller time as Proteas tame Eire in T20

2021-07-23 00:27:26

South Africa’s David Miller hit an unbeaten 75 to assist the vacationers out of early hassle earlier than their spinners then restricted Eire to safe a 42-run victory within the second Twenty20 worldwide at Belfast.

Miller was in belligerent temper, scoring off 44 balls, to elevate South Africa to 7-159 on Thursday after they gained the toss and elected to bat.

Eire had been bowled out for 117 in reply as spinners Tabraiz Shamsi and Bjorn Fortuin took three wickets every.

South Africa misplaced two wickets within the first 4 balls of the innings and had been in hassle at 5-58 however Miller led a fightback, taking full benefit of being dropped on 19 to see them to a good rating. He hit 4 sixes within the closing over.

Eire failed to achieve any traction of their reply and had been strangled by the spinners with Shamsi underlining his rating as the highest T20 worldwide bowler with 3-14 off his 4 overs.

Fortuin took 3-16 whereas Shane Getkate prime scored for the Irish with 24 earlier than they had been bowled out with three balls to spare.

South Africa gained the primary T20 worldwide in Dublin on Monday by 33 runs with the final sport of the collection additionally in Belfast on Saturday.

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