2019 ICC World Cup 2019 started on 30th May 2019 in England.In the first match the host England beat South Africa by 104 runs.England Start the journey with Victory..
England set a good total of 311
The English batsmen and the bowlers done their part to get victory for England to Start the journey with Victory…In England batsmen Ben Stokes 89(79),Eoin Morgan 57(60) Southand Jason Roy 54(53) played well. Because of that they score of 311 for 8 in the 50 overs. In South Africa Lungi Angidi taken 3 wickets and Tahir and Rabada both taken 2 wickets each
South Africa failed to chase the target
In the second innings the South Africa team went to chase the score of 312 in their 50 overs. But from the start of the innings they are not seen in confident to reach the target. They lost two quick wickets for 44 runs only.And also the opener Hashim Amla retired hurt in beginning overs only.Then De Cock 68(74) and Van Der Dussen 50(61) both tried to steady the ship and made a nice partnership of 115 runs. After the dismissal of De Cock wickets fallen regularly.
The english bowlers bowling is so well because of that they restrict the opposite team to just for 207 runs. Archer played a big part to take 3 wickets of the South Africa (3/27 in 7 overs). And Stokes,Pulnkett each taken two wickets and the spinners Moeen Ali and Rashid taken each one wicket.
For the good batting and bowling and also a great catch in the field Ben Stokes names as the “Man of the Match” in the first match of the ICC World Cup 2019. An England Start the journey with Victory..
The South Africa team will meet Bangladesh in the next match. And the home team will play with Pakistan in the next match on 3rd June 2019. Really its shock for the South African team. Because the batting and bowling both are not up to mark as they played before this.