South Africa vs West Indies 3rd ODI: All three ODI series between the West Indies and South Africa ended in a 1-1 draw. In the third ODI, South Africa won by 4 wickets in a row. In this match, Heinrich Klaasen showed fast-paced play for South Africa and scored a stormy century. He played an innings of 119 runs. It was thanks to him that the South African team managed to record a victory. With the victory against the West Indies, the South African team made a great record.
South Africa made this record
The West Indies gave South Africa a target of 261 runs to win, which the South African team achieved by losing 6 wickets in 29.3 overs. With this, South Africa cricket has become the first team in the world to chase a target of over 250 runs in under 30 overs in ODI cricket. South Africa chased against the West Indies at a run rate of 8.95. At the beginning of the year 2006, South Africa scored 438 runs in 49.5 overs at a run rate of 8.78 against Australia.
This batter did amazing
The first match between South Africa and the West Indies was rained out, while the second match was won by the West Indies. In the third match, Heinrich Klaasen hit 15 fours and five sixes in a stormy 61-ball inning. He completed the second century of his career in just 54 balls. He led the team to the win with 123 balls remaining by hitting six and two fours on the first three balls of the 30th.
The West Indies batsmen were a flop
The South African team won the toss for the match and decided to bowl first, which turned out to be absolutely correct. Kyle Meyers was dismissed for just 14 runs by the West Indies side. Then Brandon King scored 72 runs. Nicholas Pooran (39) and Jason Holder (36) were unable to turn a good start into a great tackle for the team. Because of this, the team was unable to score big.
Heinrich Klaasen played a stormy tackle for South Africa. He scored at will against the West Indies bowlers. He shared a 55-run partnership with David Miller (17) and then shared a 62-ball 103-run partnership with Jansen (43) to secure victory for South Africa. Alzarri Joseph took three wickets for 50 runs for the West Indies.