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Friday, April 26, 2019

Kallis guides to South Africa lift the wills International cup

Cricket Highlights and Articles - Wills International Cup 1998 - Final - South Africa vs West Indies


In the 1998 ICC Knock Out Tournament (officially known as Wills International Cup and Currently known as ICC Champions Throphy) was a one-day International cricket tournament held in Bangladesh.

It was the first tournament apart from the World Cups to involve all Test playing nations. The Final Wills International Cup 1998 between South Africa vs West Indies at Dhaka.

South Africa won the toss elected to field first - Philo Wallace is a very dangerous man, he can smash into every corner of the ground.

West Indies Opener Philo Wallace and Clayton Lambert start the Innings.

South Africa's bringing a surprise with by starting off with spinner Pat Symcox is going to ball the first over a big appeal for lbw first ball this is unbelievable in the first ball of the match.

Pat Symcox bowling started very good line and good length, Lambert got out just run with a six.

West Indies batting line-up failed to big score except Philo Wallace played a Scintillating hundred, He scored a blazing 103 off runs a ball with 11 electrify fours and six huge sixes.

Shivnarine Chanderpaul scored a 27 off consumed 54 deliveries, Middle order batsmen Carl Hooper just one run short to missed his half century, he was scored a 49 off 56 balls with four boundaries.

Hansie Cronje took two wickets and Jacques Kallis turned this match his excellent bowling spell to he took 30 for 5 wickets to West Indies all out for 245 in 49.3 overs.

South Africa start to chasing 246, South Africa's opener good started for his team - 54 run stand for first wicket, Daryll Cullinan got run out to pavilion with 21.

South Africa lost another wicket Mark Boucher, he was scored a 4, All-rounder Jacques Kallis played a Important role for South Africa, he contributed brilliant 37 off 55 deliveries, he got out caught and ball by Simmons - this big wicket for South Africa.

Mike Rindel just single run to missed his half century, he was scored a 49 - He was lost his wicket with run out by Arthurton.

One of the greatest fielder Jonty Rhodes scored a just 3, Dale Benkenstein played crusial runs for South Africa he added 27 off 44 deliveries, at this stage south africa 211 for 6 wickets lost.

Captain Hansie Cronje takes the responsibility, he scoreboard running the track other end all rounder Deren Crookes scored brilliant 24 he hit 2 concecutive boundaries in the 47th over.

Cronje settled his batting he competed his half century, Hansie Cronje's played a captain innings he scored 61 and his magnificent performance led to South Africa won by 4 wickets with 18 balls remaining.

South Africa lift the 1998 wills International Cup. In this Jacques Kallis's all round performance to he get the Man of the Match Award.