South Africa thump UAE with amazing victory : De Villiers showered UAE bowlers with big shots

South Africa thump UAE with amazing victory : De Villiers showered UAE bowlers with big shots

AB De Villiers

South Africa roared on the fresh bud UAE. AB de Villiers made it once again with rapid momentum. Behardien added fuel in the last overs. South Africa set a huge target of 342 runs in first innings for 6 wickets in 50 overs. UAE was packed up for 195 runs in 47.3 overs. De Villiers has stolen the show with all-round performance in batting as well as bowling.

Wellington: South Africa fired by De Villiers has been advancing with top spirits. Off course it might not be calculated against fresh buds. However its performance seems to be consistent and good. In first innings, South Africa batted first and scored 341 runs for 6 wickets. All the batsmen have contributed in this match. De Villiers starred the match with amazing 99 runs in 82 balls (6 fours & 4 sixes). Behardien has roared with mighty shots in last overs. He hit 64 runs in 31 balls with 5 fours and 3 sixes. Bowler Naveed of UAE got some good figures with 3 wickets.

UAE could not show the fighting spirit in second innings. It lost wickets in early overs and tried to fight in middle order for some time. Shaiman Anwar and SP Patil fought well in middle overs. South Africa has packed up UAE with in 47.3 overs for 195 runs only. Surprisingly, in this match Devilliers hold good figures taking 2 wickets in 3 overs. South Africa won by 146 runs.

Today, Bangladesh takes on mighty New Zealand at Hamilton. England takes its last match against Afghanistan at Sydney. England players must have kept everything ready to sail home. With mighty win against Scotland, Sri Lanka moved to second position in Pool B and Australia dropped to third place. In Pool A, India and South Africa are leading.