Decock, van der Dussen hit centuries as South Africa set New Zealand 358 run target

New Zealand vs South Africa, World Cup 2023: The 32nd match of the World Cup 2023 will be played between New Zealand and South Africa. With the help of centuries from Quinton de Kock and Rassie van der Dussen, South Africa set a huge target of 358 runs for New Zealand.

Batting first, South Africa scored 357 runs at the loss of three wickets in 50 overs. De Kock scored his fourth century in this World Cup. He scored 114 runs in 116 balls with the help of 10 fours and three sixes. Apart from him, Rassie van der Dussen batted brilliantly and scored his second century in this World Cup. Dusen scored 133 runs in 118 balls with the help of 9 fours and 5 sixes. Tim Southee took two wickets for New Zealand.

South Africa had a bad start. South Africa lost its first wicket for 38 runs. Captain Temba Bavuma was out after scoring 24 runs in 28 balls. Trent Boult got him caught out by Daryl Mitchell. After this Quinton de Kock and Rassie van der Dussen attacked the Kiwi team. Both added 200 runs for the second wicket.

South Africa’s second wicket fell at 238 runs. Tim Southee got Quinton de Kock caught out by Glenn Phillips. After the dekock, Van der Dussen also returned to the pavilion at 316 acors. The Saudis beat them. After this David Miller took the innings forward and scored a half-century. Miller was out in the last over. He was caught out by James Neesham on the ball of Daryl Mitchell.

Miller scored 53 runs in 30 balls with the help of two fours and four sixes. Apart from him, Heinrich Klaasen scored 15 runs in 7 balls. Aiden Markram hit a six on the last ball. For New Zealand, Trent Boult and Tim Southee took two wickets each.