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ZIM-U19 vs SA-U19 Super Six - Match 6 Results

Super Six - Match 6, Potchefstroom, January 31, 2024, ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup, 2024
South Africa Under-19 beat Zimbabwe Under-19 by 9 wickets
Zimbabwe Under-19102/10 (29.2 overs)
5/34 (10)
3/25 (7.2)
South Africa Under-19103/1 (13.3 overs)
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Zimbabwe Under-19 vs South Africa Under-19 Commentary

12:20 PM IST Right then! South Africa Under-19 have won their first game of the Super Six stage with ease and will be looking to continue their form in the next game as well. Zimbabwe Under-19 will be looking to bounce back against England. South Africa Under-19 was the better team tonight and finished the game in half a day. That's it from us today and we do request you to join us again tomorrow at 1.30 pm IST ( 8 am GMT) for the next Super Six game. You can also join us early to enjoy the build-up. Till then, have a good day!
12:15 PM IST Juan James, the captain of South Africa Under-19, is in for a chat. He starts by stating that he felt the boys were much better with the ball earlier. On this being the first game of Raeeq Daniels, he says that the bowler did really well especially with the nerves coming into play. Informs that they would've loved a 10-wicket win here, but they will surely take the momentum into the next game.
12:14 PM IST Matthew Schonken, the skipper of Zimbabwe Under-19, says in the interview that it was much of a mental loss than a physical one as the wicket didn’t do much to affect the course of the game. He says that they need to figure out the batting as a team as they have one more game coming up against England. He ends by saying that they are looking to enjoy the game as far as possible and are looking to keep things simple for the moment.
12:13 PM IST Kwena Maphaka wins the Player of the Match award for his exceptional spell with the ball in hand. Informs that he has been working on his inswingers recently and is glad that they came out well in this game. Mentions the boys are feeling good and they know that they can go far in this tournament. Informs that his stock ball is to attack the stumps. States that he has a bit more variety as well which helps him a lot.
12:11 PM IST South Africa Under-19 demonstrated their batting prowess emphatically during the second innings, with Lhuan-dre Pretorius and Steve Stolk setting the stage ablaze once again. The dynamic duo provided a scintillating start, notching up a blistering partnership of 86 runs in just 10 overs. While Steve Stolk departed in the 11th over, his contribution proved pivotal in laying the foundation for South Africa's pursuit of victory. However, it was Lhuan-dre Pretorius who stole the spotlight, showcasing his talent with a sublime innings that culminated in his maiden fifty of the Under-19 World Cup 2024. With Pretorius leading the charge, South Africa Under-19s pursued the target with unwavering determination and conviction. Their aggressive intent and calculated strokeplay saw them efficiently chase down the required total in a mere 12 overs, sealing a resounding victory and marking their first triumph in the Super Six Stage of the tournament. The comprehensive win not only underscores the team's batting prowess but also highlights their ability to perform under pressure on the global stage, setting a strong precedent for their campaign moving forward.
12:05 PM IST In a commanding display of bowling prowess, South Africa Under-19 asserted their dominance from the outset as they opted to field first against Zimbabwe Under-19. Spearheading the attack, Kwena Maphaka delivered a standout performance, securing his third 5-wicket haul for South Africa Under-19. Supported by Tristan Luus, who claimed three crucial wickets, the fast bowling duo led their side from the front, wreaking havoc on the Zimbabwe Under-19 batting lineup. With precision and aggression, they systematically dismantled the opposition, restricting Zimbabwe to a paltry total of 102 runs in just 29.2 overs. The exceptional bowling effort from South Africa Under-19s left Zimbabwe Under-19s reeling, as they struggled to counter the relentless onslaught from the opposition bowlers. Facing consistent pressure and relentless probing, the Zimbabwean batters found themselves unable to establish any meaningful partnerships or momentum throughout their innings. Each breakthrough further bolstered South Africa's commanding position, as they maintained a stranglehold on proceedings by consistently picking up wickets at regular intervals.
11:59 AM IST With that, South Africa Under-19 wins the game with ease and has looked the better team throughout the day. Zimbabwe was bowled out for 102 in 29.2 overs and South Africa came out to chase it and finished the job in 13.3 overs after losing only one wicket of Steve Stolk and won their first outing of the Super Six stage of the Under 19 World Cup 2024.
End of over 13.36 runs
SA-U19: 103/1CRR: 7.63
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Mashford Shungu to David Teeger, 2 runs

GAME DONE! It is a short ball, on the bodyline. David Teeger mistime his pull shot over square leg but it will be enough for the batters to complete the two runs. South Africa Under-19 win the match by 9 wickets.


Mashford Shungu to David Teeger, no run

Short ball, in the channel. David Teeger hangs back and punches it into covers.


Mashford Shungu to David Teeger, 4 runs

FOUR! 2 runs away now from victory. Mashford Shungu goes looking for a yorker, but it comes out as a low juicy full toss. David Teeger picks it up nicely and slaps it hard through the gap at point for a boundary.

End of over 135 runs
SA-U19: 97/1CRR: 7.46RRR: 0.16
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Anesu Kamuriwo to Lhuan-dre Pretorius, 2 runs

Pitches the ball up on the leg stump line. Lhuan-dre Pretorius flicks the ball high into the sky over square leg for a couple of runs more to end the over.

ZIM-U19 vs SA-U19 Venue Details

JB Marks Oval, Potchefstroom, South Africa
JB Marks Oval, Potchefstroom
PitchBatting friendly
Temperature, 31.72C, Clouds
Humidity - 19%Wind Speed 2.71 meter/sec
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Match Details

JB Marks Oval, Potchefstroom
South Africa Under-19, elected to field
ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup, 2024
Series Period
19 Jan 2024 - 11 Feb 2024
Match Day
31 Jan 2024 - (20 - over match)
Mike Burns (ENG), Nigel Duguid (WI) and Donovan Koch (AUS)
Match Referee
Vengalil Narayanan Kutty (IND)
Streaming Platform
Disney+ Hotstar
Broadcasting Platform
Star Sports