De Villiers powers Proteas innings

2016-03-20 13:06
AB de Villiers (Gallo)

Cape Town - Lead by a lightning fast 64 by AB de Villiers, the Proteas reached 209 for 5 in an ICC World Twenty20 encounter against Afghanistan at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

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After losing Hashim Amla (5) early, the rest of the Proteas batsman all contributed with De Villiers, Quinton de Kock (45) and Faf du Plessis (41) starring. 

De Villiers, who came in at the fall of the second wicket, struck his runs off just 29 deliveries, including 4x4 and 5x6's. 

JP Duminy (29*) and David Miller (19) ensured the Proteas passed 200 for the second time in the tournament. 

The Proteas made one change to the team that lost to England on Friday with David Wiese replacing Dale Steyn. 


South Africa 209/5 after 20 overs

De Villiers 64 (29 balls, 4x4, 5x6)

De Kock 45 (31 balls, 6x4, 2x6)

Du Plessis 41 (27 balls, 7x4, 1x6)

Duminy 29* (20 balls, 2x4, 1x6)

Hamza 1/25 in 3 overs


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