England proceed their Cricket World Cup marketing campaign in opposition to the West Indies on Friday in Southampton.
The pre-tournament favourites will likely be praying the climate holds out as they give the impression of being to get factors on the board following a shock defeat to Pakistan.
With a tough run-in that includes Australia, India and New Zealand of their final three group video games, Eoin Morgan’s aspect will likely be eager to keep away from a washout which might see the factors shared.
Jos Buttler has been handed match, whereas Mark Wooden will bear a health check that means Barbados-born Jofra Archer is about to take a fair larger share of the quick bowling burden.
Comply with Friday’s motion with Customary Sport…
South Africa 95/0 (21 overs)
Amla has slowly acquired himself into the 30s as this opening pair ease in direction of the 100-mark.
South Africa 40/0 (11 overs)
De Kock 24, Amla 15
A little bit of a conservative begin from South Africa, however they may don’t have any issues in anyway in reaching this goal.
They want simply 87 runs from the remaining 37 overs.
South Africa 14/0 (4.5 overs)
Hashim Amla is hit on the pads and given not out.
Afghanistan overview, however the ball was down the leg-side and going miles excessive.
Not a clever determination.
In Cardiff, South Africa are nearly to start what must be a reasonably simple run-chase.
Imran Tahir completed with figures of 4-29 and Chris Morris took 3-13 as Afghanistan collapsed and had been bowled out for simply 125.
South Africa face a revised goal of 127 beneath the Duckworth-Lewis technique.
SL 246/9 (45.Zero overs)
de Silva 15, Pradeep 0
The stands beginning to empty out right here as folks head off to beta the frenzy.
Is that it? De Silva scoops straight to Behrendorff, who indicators to say he’s unsure whether or not it’s carried. Comfortable sign is just not out… and never out it stays. Didn’t fairly get there.
Good shot! He goes to the identical place and no considerations about carrying this time, it’s about whether or not the person can leap excessive sufficient to seize it. He can’t, and that’s 4.
SL 238/9 (43.Zero overs)
de Silva 9, Pradeep 0
Pradeep the brand new man in after that wicket-maiden from Richardson.
No five-for for Starc immediately as this tail pair see out his closing over. Delaying the inevitable now although.
SL 238/8 (41.Zero overs)
de Silva 9, Malinga 1
Lasith Malinga in subsequent, and Starc to hold on as he hunts out a five-for.
Full ball is carved away for what must be the best single on the earth, however Malinga doesn’t fancy dealing with Starc so doesn’t budge.
SL 225/7 (39.Zero overs)
de Silva 8, Udana 2
Two new batsmen in then, Dhananjaya de Silva joined by Isuru Udana earlier than he had even confronted a ball.
A beautiful push down the bottom from the spinner to gather 4 extra – web run price coming into consideration right here?
SL 193/3 (34.Zero overs)
Mendis 19, Mathews 5
Unsure the umpire’s thrilled with the situation of the ball right here, however he lets Maxwell stick with it regardless and he rattles by way of one other wonderful over, with simply three singles from it.
Appears to be like to be somewhat blowy on the market now, by the best way, and that’s Maxwell’s quota completed.
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