ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: England Vs South Africa | Match Result

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England Vs South Africa match result

England has got the perfect start to open their ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 at the Oval in London.

England beat South Africa by 104 runs in the first match of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019.

Ben Stokes scored the top with 89 followed by skipper Eoin Morgan(57), Jason Roy (54) and Joe Root (51). Though, England had a disastrous start, as Jonny Bairstow lost a wicket to the second ball. Root and Roy, the duo then lifted England innings and added 106 runs for the second wicket. Captain Morgan then took England past 200 after Morgan got rid by Tahir, Stokes powered hosts to 311/8.

Man of the match

Ben Stokes, the all-rounder was the top scorer of the day. He scored 89 in England’s 311 for eight. Stroke held a brilliant catch and took 2 wickets for 12.  He took the two wickets in two consecutive balls.

Scorecard

England

Batsman Dismissal Runs Balls Fours Sixes Fall of wicket
Jason Roy b Phehlukwayo c du Plessis 54 52 8 0 1/1 Bairstow
Jonny Bairstow b Tahir c De Kock 0 1 0 0 107/2 Jason Roy
Joe Root b Rabada c Duminy 51 59 5 0 111/3 Joe Root
Eoin Morgan b Tahir c Markaram 57 60 4 3 217/4 Morgan
Ben Stokes b Ngidi c Amla 89 79 9 0 247/5 Buttler
Jos Buttler b Ngidi 18 16 0 0 260/6 Moeen
Moeen Ali b Ngidi c Du Plessis 3 9 0 0 285/7 Woakes
Chris Woakes b Rabada c Du Plessis 13 14 1 0 300/8 Stokes
Liam Plunkett not out 9 6 1 0
Jofra Archer not out 7 3 1 0
Total 311/8 50 Overs
Bowler Overs Maiden Runs Wickets
Imran Tahir 10 0 61 2
Lungi Ngidi 10 0 66 3
Kagiso Rabada 10 0 66 2
Dwaine Pretorius 7 0 43 0
Andile Phehlukwayo 8 0 44 1
JP Duminy 2 0 14 0
Aiden Markram 3 0 16 0

 

South Africa

Batsman Dismissal Runs Balls Fours Sixes Fall of wicket
Quinton de Kock b Plunkett c Root 68 74 6 2 36/1 Markaram
Hashim Amla b Plunkett c Buttler 13 23 1 0 44/2 Faf du Plessis
Aiden Markram b Archer c Root 11 12 2 0 129/3 De Kock
Faf du Plesses b Archer c Moeen 5 6 1 0 124/4 Duminy
Rassie van der Dussen b Archer c Moeen 50 61 4 1 143/5 Pretorious
JP Duminy b Moeen c Stokes 8 11 1 0 167/6 van der Dussen
Dwaine Pretorius Run out (Stokes) 1 1 0 0 180/7 Phehlukwayo
Andile Phehlukwayo b Rashid c Stokes 24 25 4 0 193/8 Amla
Kagiso Rabada b Stokes c Plunkett 11 19 2 0 207/9 Rabada
Lungi Ngidi not out 6 5 0 0 207/10 Tahir
Imran Tahir b Stokes c Root 0 1 0 0
Total 207/10 39.5 Overs
Bowler Overs Maiden Runs Wickets
Chris Woakes 5 0 24 0
Jofra Archer 7 1 27 3
Adil Rashid 8 0 35 1
Moeen Ali 10 0 63 1
Liam Plunkett 7 0 37 2
Ben Stokes 2.5 0 12 2

 

However, it was a convincing victory for the hosts, England gave the fantastic performance in the first match of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 and won against South Africa by 104-runs.

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