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Twitter reactions: Shai Hope’s unbeaten ton powers West Indies to win over South Africa in 2nd ODI

West Indies Defeated South Africa India won by 48 runs in the second One Day International (ODI) at Buffalo Park, East London on Saturday.

Deciding to bat first, Caribbean put up a challenging total of 335/8 on the board. The highlight of his innings was the captain Shai HopeWho scored an unbeaten century. The right-handed batsman scored 128 off 115 balls, which included five fours and seven sixes.

all rounder rovman powell He contributed 46 runs in 49 balls with the help of two fours and three sixes. gerald coetzee He was the pick of the bowlers for the hosts, taking three wickets for 57 runs in his quota of 10 overs.

In response, South Africa started their innings at a brisk pace. quinton de kock and captain temba bavuma Added 76 runs for the opening partnership. De Kock was dismissed for 48 off 26 balls, and his dismissal opened the floodgates as the Proteas lost wickets regularly and were eventually bowled out for 287 in only 41.4 overs.

Bavuma stuck to his end and was the standout performer for South Africa, scoring a brilliant century. The right-handed batsman scored 144 runs in 118 balls with the help of 11 fours and seven sixes, but he did not get enough support from other batsmen. Alzarri Joseph (3/53) and Akil Hussain (3/59) took three wickets each for the West Indies.

“A good game in the end. I think it was a pretty good game. Catches win matches, but we dropped a few catches to stay in the position we were in. I thought it was a difficult wicket to start on. Got to play from position. Dealing with the pressure was the key. The way they were going, it was important for us to get wickets, it was important for us to finish well.” Hope said after the match.

Here’s how Twitter reacted:


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