Amazing Steyn clinches first Proteas victory

Dale Steyn picked 4 for 17 to trip up New Zealand’s chase and guide South Africa to a two-run win

A magnificent 80-run partnership effort by Hashim Amala and Jean-Paul Duminy helped South Africa to set a fighting 170 –run target against New Zealand in a Group 1 game of World T20 at MA Aziz stadium in Chittagong on Monday.

Duminy hit a fabulous quick fifty and scored a whirlwind unbeaten 86 runs off 43 balls with ten boundaries and three skycrapping maximums.

Hashim Amla made a finest start by scoring 41 runs hitting 56 deliveries before sent back to the pavilion in an upset bat-off.

Corey Anderson and Tim Southee bagged two wickets each for Kiwi side.

Earlier, New Zealand won the toss and chose to bowl first.


South Africa: Hashim Amla, Quinton de Kock (wk), Faf du Plessis AB de Villiers, JP Duminy, David Miller, Albie Morkel, Dale Steyn Morne Morkel, Lonwabo Tsotsobe, Imran Tahir

New Zealand: Martin Guptill, Kane Williamson, Brendon McCullum (capt), Ross Taylor, Colin Munro, Corey Anderson, Luke Ronchi (wk), Nathan McCullum, Tim Southee, Kyle Mills, Mitchell McClenaghan

Source: Dhaka Tribune


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