South Africa got a victory in ICC Cricket World Cup at last

The ongoing season of ICC World Cup 2019 is going well for South Africa. They played the inaugural match of the tournament against the host nation England and faced a big defeat. However, they failed to win first four matches but South Africa got a victory in the World Cup at last! In their 5th match, Proteas got a victory against Afghanistan. By presenting such poor performance in the World Cup 2019, South Africa is holding the 7th position on the point table. They have already played five matches and now, they have four matches in hand. To secure their next round journey, South Africa much win their next four matches.

Team Proteas played their first match against England on 30th May 2019 at the Oval, London. South Africa was defeated by 104 runs against the local team in the match. The 2nd match was against the Tigers and they also faced defeat in the match by 21 runs so far. The 3rd match of the Proteas was against India and team India got an easy victory against Proteas.

By facing the first three matches defeat, South Africa was desperate to make the next match victory and their opponent was West Indies. Windies team was comparatively weak and Proteas could get a victory but this time rain destroyed their dream. The match was abandoned and the points were split. Finally, the 5th match was against Afghanistan and team South Africa won the match and it is their first victory in the World Cup 2019.

On 15th June the match between Afghanistan and South Africa took place at the Sophia Gardens, Cardiff. It was a day/ night match where Proteas won the toss and decided to bowl first. So, team Afghanistan came to bat. Hazratullah Zazai and Noor Ali Zadran opened the innings for the Proteas and they added 39 runs jointly. Since then they started to lose wickets.

No player could make any stand in front of the Proteas bowlers but in 34.1 overs, they lost all wickets. Opener Noor Ali Zadran scored the highest 32 runs for the team Afghan. By losing all wickets, Afghanistan scored 125 runs totally. Imran Tahir took four wickets and Morris took three wickets for South Africa.

Later, rain affected the match and using the D/L method, Proteas scored 131 runs in 28.4 overs by losing 1 wicket. So, South Africa got their first victory in the tournament yesterday.