WATCH: Anrich Nortje delivers a rocket 152 km/hr supply to dismiss Jason Roy in SA20 2023

Pretoria Capitals locked horns with Paarl Royals (PR) in match no. 30 of the continued SA20 2023 at SuperSport Park in Centurion on Tuesday (February 7) and received the competition by 59 runs.

Requested to bat first, PC began effectively and put up a mammoth 226/5 complete on the board of their 20 overs. Kusal Mendis (80) and Colin Ingram (41) had been the very best run-getters for his or her crew, whereas Philip Salt (39) additionally contributed to the crew’s complete.

However, Lungi Ngidi scalped two wickets for PR, with Codi Yusuf and Andile Phehlukwayo additionally choosing up a wicket every.

In reply, David Miller-led PR failed miserably within the run chase and managed to attain simply 169 in 20 overs. Jos Buttler (70) batted effectively for his crew however sadly couldn’t get his crew via and ended up on the shedding facet. In the meantime, James Neesham grabbed three wickets for PC and guided his crew to victory. Anrich Nortje additionally picked up a wicket for PC within the contest.

On the third ball of the 4th over, Nortje delivered a 152 km/hr ripper to dismiss Jason Roy. The 29-year-old pacer bowled a lightening angled-in supply to Roy which the right-handed batter did not get his bat onto and was discovered Leg Earlier than Wicket (LBW) by the on-field umpire Marais Erasmus.

Roy was seen a bit shocked following the sensational supply by Nortje, whereas the PC teammates celebrated the dismissal.

Right here’s the video:

Notably, this was the final league stage match of the SA20 2023, and PC have completed on the high spot of the factors tally with this win. Each PC and PR will as soon as once more meet one another within the first semi-final on Wednesday (February 8) to battle for a spot within the summit conflict.

The opposite semi-finalists of the maiden event embody Faf du Plessis-led Joburg Tremendous Kings and Aiden Markram-captained Sunrisers Jap Cape.

Rahul Diyashi
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