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Nov 11, 2023

World Cup: South Africa scrape past spirited Afghanistan


Van der Dussen leads South Africa to victory

Rassie van der Dussen remained unbeaten on 76 off 95 balls to guide South Africa to a five-wicket win over Afghanistan.

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Coetzee takes four wickets to limit Afghanistan

Gerald Coetzee's four-wicket haul restricted Afghanistan to 244 runs despite Azmatullah Omarzai's impressive 97.

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Afghanistan's spirited performance

Afghanistan, who shocked defending champions England and Pakistan, can leave the World Cup with their heads held high.

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Quinton de Kock's aggressive start

Quinton de Kock's aggressive batting at the start of the chase set the tone for South Africa.

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Temba Bavuma's struggles continue

Skipper Temba Bavuma's poor run with the bat continued as he was dismissed for 23 runs.

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Omarzai's impressive knock

Azmatullah Omarzai's knock of 97 helped Afghanistan recover from a precarious position.

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Lungi Ngidi's injury scare

Lungi Ngidi briefly went off the field due to an ankle or achilles issue but returned to take crucial wickets.

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Maharaj's impact with the ball

Keshav Maharaj's introduction into the attack resulted in a wicket-maiden and a shift in momentum for South Africa.

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Zadran's disappointing performance

Ibrahim Zadran, who scored a century in the previous game, fell to a short ball from Gerald Coetzee.

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Afghanistan's promising campaign

Afghanistan's performance in the World Cup was marked by victories over strong teams like England and Pakistan.

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