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ICC T20 WC, SA vs WI highlights: South Africa beat West Indies by 8 wickets

Rassie van der Dussen (43 not out), Aiden Markram (51 not out) and Reeza Hendricks (39) played match-winning knocks as West Indies bowlers looked on helplessly.

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South Africa beat defending champions West Indies by eight wickets in their second Super 12 match of the ay Dubai International Stadium on Tuesday.

Opener struck a fine half-century before South Africa restricted West Indies to 143 for 8.

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In response, South Africa batters overhauled the target with 10 balls to spare.

Rassie van der Dussen (43 not out), (51 not out) and Reeza Hendricks (39) played match-winning knocks as West Indies bowlers looked on helplessly.

Sent in to bat, Lewis hit six sixes and three boundaries in his 56-run knock. Skipper Kieron Pollard (26) was the other top contributor for the defending champions

For South Africa, Dwaine Pretorius (3/17) snared three wickets.

Keshav Maharaj (2/24) picked two wickets, while (1/27), Anrich Nortje (1/14) accounted for one batter each.

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South Africa's scorecard

Batters Dismissals Runs Balls Fours Sixes
Temba Bavuma run out (Russell) 2 3 0 0
Reeza Hendricks c Hetmyer b Hosein 39 30 4 1
Rassie van der Dussen not out 43 51 3 0
Aiden Markram not out 51 26 2 4
Total: 144-2 in 18.2 Overs
Bowlers Overs Maiden Runs Wickets
Akeal Hosein 4 0 27 1
Ravi Rampaul 3 0 22 0
Andre Russell 3.2 0 36 0
Hayden Walsh 3 0 26 0
Dwayne Bravo 4 0 23 0
Kieron Pollard 1 0 9 0

West Indies' full scorecard

Batters Dismissals Runs Balls Fours Sixes
Lendl Simmons b Rabada 16 35 0 0
Evin Lewis c Rabada b Maharaj 56 35 3 6
Nicholas Pooran c Miller b Maharaj 12 6 2 0
Chris Gayle c Klassen b Pretorious 12 12 0 1
Kieron Pollard c van der Dussen b Pretorius 26 20 2 1
Andre Russell b Nortje 5 4 1 0
Shimron Hetmyer run out (Miller/Klassen) 1 2 0 0
Dwayne Bravo not out 8 5 1 0
Hayden Walsh c Hendricks b Pretorius 0 1 0 0
Akeal Hosein not out 0 0 0 0
Total: 143-8 in 20 Overs
Bowlers Overs Maiden Runs Wickets
Aiden Markram 3 1 22 0
Kagiso Rabada 4 0 27 1
Anrich Nortje 4 0 14 1
Keshav Maharaj 4 0 24 2
Tabraiz Shamsi 3 0 37 0
Dwaine Pretorius 2 0 17 3

Earlier, South Africa captain Temba Bavuma won the toss and invited West Indies to bat first. The Proteas have picked Reeza Hendricks in place of Quinton de Kock while West Indies opted to go with leggie Hayden Walsh in place of left-arm pacer McCoy.

At the toss, Temba Bavuma said that Quinton de Kock has made himself available for today's match against West Indies.

South Africa vs West Indies playing 11
 
South Africa playing 11: Temba Bavuma(c), Reeza Hendricks, Rassie van der Dussen, Aiden Markram, Heinrich Klaasen(w), David Miller, Dwaine Pretorius, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Tabraiz Shamsi

West Indies playing 11: Lendl Simmons, Evin Lewis, Chris Gayle, Shimron Hetmyer, Nicholas Pooran(w), Kieron Pollard(c), Andre Russell, Dwayne Bravo, Akeal Hosein, Hayden Walsh, Ravi Rampaul.

South Africa vs West Indies head-to-head stats in T20 Internationals
  • Total matches played: 16
  • South Africa won: 10
  • West Indies won: 6
SA vs WI head-to-head record in T20 World Cups
  • Total matches played: 4
  • South Africa won: 3
  • West Indies won: 1
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