Former Indian batter Wasim Jaffer declared South Africa to be a serious contender for the 2018 T20 World Cup.
Former Indian batter Wasim Jaffer stated that South Africa is a serious contender for the 2018 T20 World Cup after winning the three-match T20 series against England by a score of 2-1. South Africa recently defeated England in a T20I series, winning 2-1. England took the lead in the opening game of the series, but South Africa organized a comeback and won the next two games.
Former Indian batter Wasim Jaffer experienced strong emotions when South Africa defeated England.
“Congratulations, @OfficialCSA, on winning the series! I must admit that the past year or two has seen excellent growth for SA. They are now one of the T20 World Cup’s main contenders. “#ENGvSA,” he wrote in a tweet after the match.
Strong showings from both teams in each of the three games ensured that the fans were entertained by the series. Reeza Hendricks, the first South African to reach a half-century in the series, did it in each of the three contests.
In two of the games, Rilee Rossouw also played well. The hitter came within six runs of a century in the second game. In the first game, Tristan Stubbs also impressed, but South Africa fell short.
Lungi Ngidi put on his best performance of his career in the first game of the series, claiming a total of 5 wickets while only conceding 39 runs.
The two victories for South Africa featured a spectacular performance by Tabraiz Shamsi as well. In the previous two games, he took three and five wickets, respectively.
Aiden Markram also reached the fifty-run mark in the second game of the series. Andile Phehlukwayo also used the bowl well throughout the entire contest.
Because not every side has what it takes to defeat England at home. South Africa would benefit greatly from the series in many ways.
In the first game of the series, Lungi Ngidi put on his best performance of his career, claiming a total of 5 wickets while only conceding 39 runs.
In South Africa’s two triumphs, Tabraiz Shamsi also delivered a remarkable performance. taking three and five wickets, respectively, in the previous two games.
Aiden Markram added a half-century in the second game of the series. And during the entire competition, Andile Phehlukwayo was successful with the bowl.
Since not every side has the ability to defeat England at home. There would be several advantages for South Africa to take from the series.
Since the final game could not be played, a previous 5-match T20I series between South Africa and India ended in a draw.
In its World Cup bid for 2021, South Africa was unable to go past the Super 12 round. They were placed third despite being tied with Australia for second place because of a lower net run rate.
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