The Durban Super Giants and MI Cape Town locked horns within the Match no. 5 of SA20 on the Newlands in Capetown on Friday, January 13.
Put in to bat first, Rashid Khan-led MI Capetown failed to begin properly and misplaced their star opener Dewald Brevis for a duck. However, Grant Roelofson 52 (43) and George Linde 33 (25) batted effectively to energy their group to a combating whole of 152 for the lack of 8 wickets.
For the Giants, each bowler to have bowled bagged a wicket or two besides Keshav Maharajthe 32-year-old spinner went wicketless.
The vital wicket of Brevis was taken by Kyle Mayerwho bowled a fierce swinging yorker to dismiss the opener within the first over of the match. The 19-year-old appeared shocked by absolutely the ripper of supply and took a second to stroll again to the pavilion.
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Notably, within the inaugural sport of the SA20 towards Paarl RoyalsBrevis scored an unbeaten 70 off 41 deliveries.
In the second innings, Quinton de Kock-led Durban Super Giants simply chased the set goal in 16.3 overs. Mayers 34 (23) and Heinrich Klaasen 36 (22) shined for the Giants of their 5 wickets victory.
Wian Mulder and Keemo Paul additionally scored 30 and 20 runs.
For his all-round efficiency, Mayers was adjudged ‘Player of the Match’. The 30-year-old hails from West Indies and has represented his nation in 21 T20Is, 17 ODIs and 14 Tests.
After the match Mayers spoke about his efficiency and dismissing Brevis “It’s a good feeling, getting the team cross the line. (On dismissing Brevis) It’s something I practise. I always want to execute the inswinging yorker upfront, my team always back me to get the wicket in the first over. It feels good. I have a bit of skills, try to show every now and then,” mentioned Brevis.
Both MI Cape Town and Durban Super Giants have until now performed two matches within the league and have gained one sport every.
In the factors desk, MICT is positioned at 2nd place whereas DSG is at 4th.