MI Cape Town’s Thrilling Triumph Over Super Kings SA20 ! Van der Dussen and Rickelton’s Explosive Show Shatters Records

In a sensational display of cricketing skills , MI Cape Town secured a commanding win against Joburg Super Kings at The Wanderers on Saturday (January 13). The highlight of the match was the record-breaking partnership between Rassie van-der-Dussen and Ryan Rickelton, propelling MI Cape Town to a formidable total of 243/5.

Record Partnership Sets the Tone:

Van-der Dussen (105 off 50) and Rickelton (98 off 49) showcased an extraordinary partnership, amassing 200 runs, the highest for any wicket in the SA20 series. Their explosive batting performance left the Super Kings struggling to contain the onslaught.

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rassie van der Dussen , image – MIcapetown (instagram)

MI Cape Town’s Dominant Batting Display:

Despite a brief rain delay, MI openers unleashed a flurry of boundaries after a quiet start. Van-der Dussen’s aggressive innings, featuring two sixes off Nandre Burger and a hat-trick of sixes against Romario Shepherd, propelled MI Cape Town to 73 in the first six overs.

Dussen reached his fifty in just 26 balls, and the team crossed the 100-run mark within nine overs. The onslaught continued with multiple sixes, including a 46-ball century for van der Dussen. Rickelton’s blazing fifty and contributions from Livingstone and others propelled MI to a formidable 243/5.

Joburg Super Kings’ Struggle in Chase:

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image – MIcapetown (instagram)

In stark contrast, the Super Kings’ chase faced early setbacks, losing four wickets within the powerplay. The top order crumbled with Reeza Hendricks sacrificing his wicket and Ronan Hermann falling in Kagiso Rabada’s opening over.

Despite du Plooy’s attempts to inject momentum with a few boundaries, the Super Kings found themselves in disarray at 47/4 in six overs. The chase further unraveled as key players like Moeen Ali and Donovan Ferreira departed, leaving the Super Kings in a precarious position.

George Linde and Sam Curran Shine in Bowling:

MI CapeTown’s George Linde and Sam Curran capitalized on the Super Kings’ struggles, with Linde securing crucial wickets. Du Plooy’s run-out by Livingstone added to the Super Kings’ woes, and MI CapeTown’s bowlers tightened their grip on the match.

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mi cape town , image – MIcapetown (instagram)

Shepherd’s Resilience in Vain:

Romario Shepherd showcased resilience with a few boundaries and sixes, but the Super Kings’ innings concluded swiftly. MI Curran and Olly Stone dismantled the lower order, securing a comprehensive victory.

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MI dominant batting display, fueled by the record partnership between van der Dussen and Rickelton, proved insurmountable for the Super Kings. With this victory, MI surged to the top of the table, while the Super Kings faced a substantial hit to their net run rate. The match unfolded as a captivating spectacle of T20 cricket, setting the stage for more exhilarating encounters in the SA20 series.

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