SA20 league is reaching the final stages of league phase tournament. Mumbai Indians Cape Town became the 1st team to be knocked out of the tournament. The match on Sunday saw Pretoria Capitals and Durban Super Giants take on each other at Centurion. The match saw Durban Super Giants flex their muscles as they ran riot over Pretoria Capitals.
Heinrich Klassen’s assault leaves Pretoria speechless –
The game on Sunday was a must win for Durban Super Giants. The big match feel got the best out of Heinrich Klassen. The right hander was in decent nick during the recent ODI series against England. On Sunday, he took little time to get going.
Klassen scored a superlative century with his unbeaten 104 coming off 44 balls. His knock contained 10 fours and 6 sixes. Klassen got to his three figure mark in 43 balls to entertain the huge turnout of fans who had come to witness the game.
Durban score huge 254 on the board –
Speaking about the game, the only thing that went in Capitals favour was the toss as they put Super Giants into bat. Openers, Quinton De Kock scored 43 off 24 balls, while Ben Mcdermott scored 41 off 20 balls. The 1st wicket stand was worth 76 which came in just 6.1 overs.
David Willey and Mulder scored 1 and 9 respectively. The finishing touches to the brutal assault was given by Breetzke who scored 46* off 21 balls with 5 fours and 3 sixes. Durban scored a massive 254 from their 20 overs against a hapless looking Capitals bowling attack.
Pretoria bowled out for 103 to hand Durban a huge win –
Chasing 255 to win, the Capitals were never in the hunt as number 9 batter Ethan Bosch was the top scorer with 23. Junior Dala was the lead wicket taker with 3/33 as Mulder and Pretorious took 2 wickets each. Durban ran out winners by a huge 151 run margin to end their league phase of the tournament.
Twitter reacts –
Cricket fans marvelled at the knock by Klassen and took to Twitter to write their views on the same. You can read all the comments on twitter by fans below.
It took Heinrich Klaasen just 43 balls. Sit back and enjoy his amazing innings 🏏#Betway #SA20 #PCvDSG @Betway_India pic.twitter.com/jtmDkSsahZ— Betway SA20 (@SA20_League) February 5, 2023
Klassen Mass Show 🔥 🔥 🔥— Sagar Nani (@SagarNaniJSPK) February 5, 2023
Dear #IPL2023 We @SunRisers are coming this time with strong top 6
😎😎😎😎😎😎#SRH #OrangeArmy pic.twitter.com/JDWe4dQPNT
Heinrich ooramass Klassen 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥— kaushik (@BeingUk7) February 5, 2023
All SRH players are on FIRE 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥
Hope Klassen rocks in Ipl toooo @SunRisers ! Jai #OrangeArmy #SA20 pic.twitter.com/szYWhHE8RQ
Klassen Batting Like This Should Signal The End Of QDK In White Ball Cricket #SA20— Chatil Panditasekara (@ChatilPandi) February 5, 2023
What an outstanding 💯 from Heinrich Klassen in just 43 balls...🔥— JSK (@imjsk27) February 5, 2023
One of The Best Knocks in #SA20— Muhammad Usama 🇵🇰 (@usama__22) February 5, 2023
Henrich Klassen 💯👏#PCvsDSG pic.twitter.com/aGUxqX0vm6