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1219dThe Report by Firdose Moonda

Bavuma ton sets up crushing 206-run win

Temba Bavuma became only the second South African to score a century on ODI debut and shared in a Willowmoore Park record opening stand of 159 with Quinton de Kock to set up a dominant performance in their one-off ODI against Ireland

1216dFirdose Moonda

Bavuma unsure about future as opener

Temba Bavuma congratulated the selectors for showing faith in his ability to open the batting after he became only the second South African to score a century on debut

1219dFirdose Moonda

Porterfield wants good cricket for 100 overs

After big defeats in their previous three ODIs against full member nations, Ireland captain William Porterfield chose to reflect on the positives on the eve of their only ODI against South Africa

1219dFirdose Moonda

Depleted South Africa wary of Ireland

South Africa have played Ireland four times in the past and have won on every occasion, but Faf du Plessis was wary of the opposition on the eve of the one-off ODI


1220dThe Preview by Firdose Moonda

Rare chance for Ireland to face the big guns

In the larger context, there may not be any good reason for Ireland to visit South Africa for two one-off ODIs but it will serve as an invaluable experience for the Associate side

Ireland 2nd innings Partnerships

0WTS PorterfieldPR Stirling
26J AndersonPR Stirling
15GC WilsonPR Stirling
36KJ O'BrienPR Stirling
24KJ O'BrienSP Terry
14KJ O'BrienSW Poynter
7KJ O'BrienGH Dockrell
25TJ MurtaghGH Dockrell
1TJ MurtaghCA Young
0TJ MurtaghPKD Chase