AmaProteas athole amaphuzu aphezulu kowe-ICC T20

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Elakuleli lihlule iMelika ngama-runs angu-18 njengoba kuqhubeka isigaba samaqembu ayisishiyagalombili se-ICC T20 World Cup. 

Abadlali baseMelika bawine i-toss futhi babeka amaProteas ukuthi ashaye kuqala, njengoba inkundla yase-Antigua ibikhombisa ukuthi ilungile kubashayi. 

UQuinton de Kock udlale i-innings encomekayo phezulu, eshaya ama-runs angu-74 emabholeni angu-40 ukuqondisa elakuleli ku-194/4 kuma-overs angu-20. 

Osokhaya kungenzeka ukuthi sebeqedile ukudlala ezweni labo, kodwa iMelika iphinde yazibonakalisa ngenduku yekhilikithi ngesikhathi ifinyelela ku-176/6 ekugijimeni. 

Ithagethi ibingase isondele kakhulu ukube bekungekhona ukudlala okumangalisayo kukaKagiso Rabada, ikakhulukazi ekugcineni.

I-paceman ithathe u-3/19 kwezine zayo, okuvele ukuthi kube izibalo eziwinisa  kulo mdlalo. 

U-Andries Gous uthole amaruns angu-80 emabholeni angu-47 kwathi uHarmeet Singh wathola angu-38 emabholeni angu-22 ehlisa i-oda. 

Lokhu kusho ukuthi izinga labo lokugijima alizange lithinteke kabi futhi njengoba besazobhekana ne-West Indies kanye ne-England, iMelika izozimisela uma isidlala ukuze ithole amaphuzu ebhodini ifuna ukuzibekisela indawo kowandulela owamanqamu. 

Ngokulandelayo i-England izobhekana ne-West Indies ngoLwesine ngaphambi kokubhekana namaProteas ngoLwesihlanu. 

Esithombeni esingenhla: AmaProteas!

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