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Royals vs MI Cape Town, 14th Match at Paarl, SA20, Jan 21 2024 - Match Result

RESULT
14th Match (D/N), Paarl, January 21, 2024, SA20
(18.2/20 ov, T:163) 103

Royals won by 59 runs

Player Of The Match
3/15
bjorn-fortuin
Cricinfo's MVP
99.63 ptsImpact List
jason-roy
Match centre 
Scores: Binoy George | Comms: Abdul Shakeel
Scorecard summary
Paarl Royals 162/3(20 overs)
68 (46)
54 (42)
1/24 (4)
MI Cape Town 103/10(18.2 overs)
Cricinfo’s Most Valuable Players of the Match
PLAYERTeam
TI
Runs
I. Runs
B. Impact
Bowl
I. Wkts
Bo. Impact
PR99.6368(46)79.7499.63--0
PR71.57--03/153.1571.57
PR65.6254(42)58.5165.62--0
PR52.79--02/111.7152.79
MICT48.810(2)-02/272.4548.81

Player of the match: Bjorn Fortuin for his brilliant performance with the ball, took 3 wickets and given away just 15 runs.

That is the end of the match. A big win for Paarl Royals, they won by 59 runs. It was not easy to bat on this slower and lower track. Butler and Roy opening partnership was the main difference between these two teams. They batted well and gave 116 runs opening stand on this tricky pitch. Roy scored 68 and Butler 54. When they came to field, Fortuin rattle the top order and after that MI Cape Town never looked stable after that. He took 3 wickets, Ngidi, McCoy and Shamsi shared 2-each.

18.2
W
Ngidi to Rabada, OUT

That is it. Full and on middle stump, Rabada missed a big heave and ball hit the base of middle stump

Kagiso Rabada b Ngidi 6 (6b 1x4 0x6 9m) SR: 100
18.1
Ngidi to Rabada, no run

full on middle stump, gets right behind it and pushes it to mid-on

end of over 185 runs • 1 wicket
MICT: 103/9CRR: 5.72 RRR: 30.00 • Need 60 from 12b
Nuwan Thushara0 (2b)
Kagiso Rabada6 (4b 1x4)
Obed McCoy 3-1-18-2
Lungi Ngidi 3-0-26-1
17.6
McCoy to Thushara, no run

back of length just outside off, Thushara backing away, tried to cut, missed it and ball went just over the stumps through to keeper

17.5
McCoy to Thushara, no run

full and well wide outside off, left alone

17.4
W
McCoy to Kaber, OUT

Back of length, Kaber tried to hit it up and over mid-on, hit high on the bat and mistimed it, Lubbe at mid-on took a simple catch

Thomas Kaber c Lubbe b McCoy 14 (12b 1x4 1x6 15m) SR: 116.66
17.3
1
McCoy to Rabada, 1 run

back of length, tried to hit it on the off side, got a thick inside edge and went to leg side, ran a quick single

17.2
4
McCoy to Rabada, FOUR runs

That is a good shot! Slightly short in length, goes back and pulls it away to deep midwicket fence for four

17.1
McCoy to Rabada, no run

lovely slower delivery from back of the hand, just outside off, Rabada beaten outside off

end of over 1713 runs • 1 wicket
MICT: 98/8CRR: 5.76 RRR: 21.66 • Need 65 from 18b
Thomas Kaber14 (11b 1x4 1x6)
Kagiso Rabada1 (1b)
Lungi Ngidi 3-0-26-1
Fabian Allen 1-0-3-0
16.6
6
Ngidi to Kaber, SIX runs

Bang! Full ball on off stump, slower in pace, Kaber hits that one high and handsome over deep midwicket fence for a six

16.5
1
Ngidi to Rabada, 1 run

good length ball, on off stump, punched down the ground to long-off

16.5
1w
Ngidi to Rabada, 1 wide

full and down the leg side through to keeper for a wide

16.4
W
Ngidi to Livingstone, OUT

Ngidi uses the condition, Pitched short in length and took the pace off, Livingstone slaps it in the air down the ground, straight in the hands of Vilas at long-off who made no mistake

Liam Livingstone c sub (DJ Vilas) b Ngidi 22 (16b 2x4 1x6 30m) SR: 137.5
16.3
1
Ngidi to Kaber, 1 run

full on off stump, flicked away down to short fine leg for a single

16.2
Ngidi to Kaber, no run

fuller in length, on off stump, angles it to gully, wanted a run, sent back by Livingstone with a loud NO

16.1
4
Ngidi to Kaber, FOUR runs

Good start of the over. Short in length, nicely pulled away up and over midwicket fielder for four

end of over 163 runs
MICT: 85/7CRR: 5.31 RRR: 19.50 • Need 78 from 24b
Thomas Kaber3 (7b)
Liam Livingstone22 (15b 2x4 1x6)
Fabian Allen 1-0-3-0
Bjorn Fortuin 4-0-15-3
15.6
1
Allen to Kaber, 1 run

on middle and leg stump, down on one knee and swept away to backward square leg for a run

15.5
Allen to Kaber, no run

again full just outside off, driven to extra cover for no run

15.4
1
Allen to Livingstone, 1 run

nicely tossed up, driven down the ground to long-off for a run

15.3
Allen to Livingstone, no run

short in length, goes back and cuts it hard to point

15.2
1
Allen to Kaber, 1 run

short in length on middle and leg stump, pushed to long-on for a single

Best performances - batters
Spike Graph
Wagon Zone
JJ Roy
68 runs (46)
8 fours1 six
Productive shot
on drive
16 runs
0 four1 six
Control
70%
JC Buttler
54 runs (42)
5 fours1 six
Productive shot
cover drive
11 runs
2 fours0 six
Control
76%
Best performances - bowlers
BC Fortuin
O
4
M
0
R
15
W
3
ECO
3.75
FTYFGSGS
OFFLEG
RHB
1W
1W
LEGOFF
LHB
1W
T Shamsi
O
4
M
1
R
11
W
2
ECO
2.75
FTYFGSGS
OFFLEG
RHB
1W
LEGOFF
LHB
1W
Match details
Boland Park, Paarl
TossMI Cape Town, elected to field first
Series
Season2023/24
Player Of The Match
Match days21 January 2024 - daynight (20-over match)
Umpires
TV Umpire
Reserve Umpire
Match Referee
PointsPaarl Royals 5, MI Cape Town 0
Language
English
Win Probability
PR 100%
PRMICT
100%50%100%PR InningsMICT Innings

Over 19 • MICT 103/10

Kagiso Rabada b Ngidi 6 (6b 1x4 0x6 9m) SR: 100
W
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