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South Africa ‘A’ Beat Afghanistan ‘A’ by 164 Runs In Tri-Series

(Last Updated On: July 31, 2017 9:06 am)

South Africa ‘A’ crushed Afghanistan ‘A’ by 164 runs in Pretoria to secure their second win of the tri-series after Reeza Hendricks an unbeaten knock of 173.

 Hendricks, who carried his bat through the innings, smashed 14 fours and five sixes in his 145-ball knock as the hosts posted 336 for 5 after being put in to bat.

Afghanistan ‘A’ had as many as six batsman crossing double figures, with the highest being Rahmat Shah’s 55.

Najibullah Zadran (26), Afsar Zazai (24) and Shafiqullah (16) got off to starts but fell to expose the lower order. 

They were bowled out for 172 in 32.2 overs with Tabraiz Shamsi, the left-arm wrist spinner, claiming 4 for 19.

Afghanistan ‘A’ have now lost both their matches in the tri-series. They take on India ‘A’ in their next encounter  on August 1 at the same venue.

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