Sunrisers Eastern Cape Thrash Joburg Super Kings by 9 Wickets SA20 Match 25

Sunrisers Eastern Cape Thrash Joburg Super Kings by 9 Wickets SA20 Match 25

The Sunrisers Eastern Cape produced a clinical all-round performance to thrash the Joburg Super Kings by 9 wickets in Match 25 of the SA20 at the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg on Wednesday. With this win, the Sunrisers moved to the second position in the points table, while the Super Kings remained at the fourth spot.

Joburg Super Kings Collapse

Put in to bat first, the Super Kings got off to a disastrous start, losing their top four batsmen inside the powerplay. Patrick Kruger was the wrecker-in-chief for the Sunrisers, taking three wickets for just eight runs. Wayne Madsen (32) and Leus du Plooy (18) tried to revive the innings with a 28-run stand, but once they were dismissed, the Super Kings’ innings folded for a paltry 78 in 15.2 overs.

Sunrisers Cruise to Victory

In reply, the Sunrisers openers, Sarel Erwee and Jordan Hermann, made light work of the chase, putting on a 29-run partnership for the first wicket. After Jordan Hermann dismissal for 11,Dawid Malan joined Tom Abell in the middle and the duo took the Sunrisers home with nine wickets and eight overs to spare. Dawid Malan remained unbeaten on 40, while Tom Abell made 26 not out.

Sunrisers Cruise to Victory

Daniel Worrall Adjudged Player of the Match

Daniel Worrall was adjudged the Player of the Match for his brilliant bowling performance. He took three wickets for 20 runs in his four overs.

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Brief Scores:

Joburg Super Kings: 78 all out (15.2 overs) (Wayne Madsen 32. Patrick Kruger 3/8) Sunrisers Eastern Cape: 79/1 (11 overs) (Sarel Erwee 38*, Jordan Hermann 22*)

Post-Match Reactions

SA20 Match 25 Sunrisers Eastern Cape captain Aiden Markram: “It was a complete performance from us today. The bowlers did a fantastic job to restrict the Super Kings to a low score. And then the openers chased it down very comfortably. We are happy to be in the second position now. And we will look to carry this momentum forward into the remaining matches.”

Joburg Super Kings captain Faf du Plessis: “We are very disappointed with our performance today. We were outplayed in all three departments. We need to learn from our mistakes and come back stronger in the next game.”

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