Kane Williamson stars in New Zealand’s win against South Africa

New Zealand defeat South Africa by 4 wickets in an exciting match of the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 at Birmingham.

Williamson scored an unbeaten century to guide his team to victory. Needing 8 runs to win from the last over, Kane smashed a six off the second ball followed by a four. He made brilliant 106 runs from 138 balls. Colin de Grandhomme smashed a 47 ball 60 as the duo added 91 runs for the sixth wicket.

Chris Morris picked up 3 wickets for South Africa while Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi and Phehlukwayo shared a wicket each.

Earlier, South Africa finished on 241/6 from 49 overs. Van der Dussen was the top scorer for the Proteas with 67 runs. Hasim Amla scored 55 runs at the top of the order. Markaram contributed 38 runs while David Miller scored 36 runs. Lockie Ferguson was the pick of the bowlers for Kiwis as he finished with the figures of 3-59 from his 10 overs. Trent Boult, Colin de Grandhomme and Mitchell Santner shared a wicket each.

Match Summary :
New Zealand 245 for 6 (Williamson 106*, de Grandhomme 60, Morris 3-49)
South Africa 241 for 6 (Van der Dussen 67, Ferguson 3-59)
by 4 wickets

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