RECORD ALERT: Rilee Rossouw Sets New World Record, South Africa beat Bangladesh
SA vs BAN: South Africa defeated Bangladesh in their T20 World Cup 2022 campaign, in Sydney. Entered into top 2 in the T20WC Points table.
Rilee Rossouw Sets New World Record
South Africa beat Bangladesh with Rilee Rossouw Sets New World Record in the T20 World Cup 2022: This world cup filled with many masterful bowling efforts, hat-trick catches, century, twist and turn, all now complete in dramatic fashion. In the match between South Africa and Bangladesh, we saw the first century in this World Cup.
Rille Rossouw Show in Sydney
Rille Rossouw hit an astonishing century to help South Africa register victory over Bangladesh in Group 2 at Sydney Cricket Ground. Rossouw reached his century with a single in 52 deliveries. Before getting dismissed, he managed to score 109 off 56 balls with the help of 9 fours and 8 maximums. He played a crucial role in helping South Africa post 205 runs total on the board. This is also the Rille’s highest score in T20I cricket.
As soon as Rossouw smashed his second consecutive T20 international century, cricketers, cricket experts took to Twitter and hailed the batter and called him one of the best.
Netizans Hails Rille’s Steller Century
An innings of such power and authority from Rilee Roussow. You could see how badly he wanted it with the emotional response to his century. Even though SA have enough, that little period around Roussow's 100 took the momentum away.— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) October 27, 2022
What an innings 🤯— Proteas Men (@ProteasMenCSA) October 27, 2022
What a player @Rileerr
Back-to-back T20I 💯#SAvBAN #T20WorldCup #BePartOfIt pic.twitter.com/t4EYTMzwZp
Lekker boys💪— AB de Villiers (@ABdeVilliers17) October 27, 2022
Amazing knock Rilee!!!
What an exhibition from Rilee Rossouw! Brilliant!!#ICCT20WorldCup2022 #SAvsBAN #twoinarow— Mpumelelo Mbangwa (@mmbangwa) October 27, 2022
Rilee and De Cock Partnership
The partnership between Rille Rossouw and Quinton De Cock for the second wicket created a new record. This 168-run stand is now the highest partnership for any wicket in the T20 World Cup history. Earlier this record was in the name of Sri Lankan legends Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene. They put a 166-run stand against West Indies in 2010 World Cup.
Century in World Cup
With this brilliant century, Rille Rossouw becomes the second cricketer to hit two consecutive T20I hundred. Before this, he scored an unbeaten century against India in Indore on October 4.
South Africa vs Bangladesh
Coming back to the South Africa and Bangladesh match, Bangladesh could only manage to score 101 runs. South Africa registered a 104 runs victory. Lintos Das (34 runs) gave some fight, but others could not face the South African fierce bowling. Nortze got the highest four wickets, while Shamsi dismissed three batsman
South Africa vs Bangladesh, T20 World Cup 2022 Highlights: South Africa rose to the top of Group 2 after their win. SA win by 104 runs, 4-for for Nortje, hundred for Rilee Rossouw. South Africa beat Bangladesh!
2022 T20 World Cup, Points Table
Player of the Match
South Africa’s Rilee Rossouw is adjudged player of the match for his 109. Click here to check the complete list of Player of the Match