The new season of the Mzansi Super League is going on and it is the 2nd episode of the popularT20 league cricket competition. The tournament is the origin of South Africa but players from around the World used to take part here. Now, in the new season, almost the ground stage is about to finish. Just a couple of matches are in hand right now. In the meantime, Paarl Rocks lost the top position on the MSL 2019 table! They grabbed it for so long but by facing their 9th match defeat in the tournament, they failed to keep the top position.
In their last match, Paarl Rocks faced Durban Heat but they could not bring the victory. However, it is true that Durban Heat got a victory over Paarl Rocks but they are still holding the 4th position on the point table.
At the Boland Park, Paarl which is the home venue of Paarl Rocks, they faced Durban Heat earlier today. The franchise team Durban Heat won the toss and decided to bowl first. So, the top-ranked holder team Paarl Rocks came to bat. They made a good start as we speak. Henry Davids and Cameron Delport made a good start. They jointly added 52 runs when Davids became out who added only 14 runs. Cameron Delport played well and scored the highest 84 runs. He faced 49 balls. He made ten 4’s and three 6’s.
The captain of the team Faf du Plessis added another 66 runs. So, by losing only two wickets, Paarl Rocks presented 195 runs target in front of Durban Heat. The bowlers of the toss-winning team were so expensive. Abbott and Siboto took one wicket each for the team.
Later, Durban Heat came to chase the score. It was a big score ahead of them but still, they tried to make a good start as well. In 30 runs, they lost opener Marshall who added only 13 runs. In the 67 runs, the 2nd wicket returned to the dressing room. It was Lubbe and the player scored 12 runs so far. At the end of the crease, Alex Hales stood strong. He made another partnership with David Miller. Miller scored 40 runs and gone when the team’s score was 129.
The captain and wicketkeeper of the team Dane Vilas who added 7 runs and gone as well. Hales played a destructive inning and led the team to the victory. He remains not out scoring 97 runs so far. By losing 4 wickets, Durban Heat scored 197 runs in 18.5 overs. Along with the defeat, Paarl Rocks lost the top position on the MSL 2019 table!