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England vs South Africa 1st Match ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - England vs South Africa 1st Match ICC Cricket World Cup 2019


Watch the highlights of England vs South Africa 1st Match ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 - ICC Cricket World Cup tournament of the 1st ODI match played between England and South Africa at The Oval in 30th May 2019.

England vs South Africa 1st Match ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Highlights
Ben Stokes punches one into the leg side © Getty Images

Half-centuries from Jason Roy, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan and Ben Stokes before Jofra Archer and Liam Plunkett's combined 5-wickets helped to England's record 104-run victory over South Africa in the opening match of a World Cup.

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* England's 104-run win was their second largest victory by terms of runs against South Africa in One-day internationals, It is their biggest victory against South Africa in World Cup and England's eighth biggest victory in World Cups.

* This is the 11th instance of England's four batsmen were scores of fifty or more runs in their innings in One-day international, it is their second instance against South Africa in ODIs, This is the England's first such instance in World Cup and overall fourth time in World Cups.

* 106 : Jason Roy and Joe Root set up the third highest second-wicket partnership for England against South Africa in One-day internationals and England's fifth highest second-wicket stand in World Cups.

* 106 : Joe Root and Ben Stokes set up the third highest fourth-wicket partnership for England against South Africa in One-day internationals and also England's third highest fourth-wicket stand in World Cups.

* South Africa lost their last seven wickets for just 65-runs - which was their fifth worst seven-wicket collapse against England in One-day international and it is their third worst 7-wicket collapse against England in World Cups. They went from 142 for 3 to 207 for all out.

England scored massive total of 311-8 in 50 overs with top scorer by Ben Stokes 89,  Eoin Morgan struck 57 off 60-balls including 4-fours & 3-sixes.

Jason Roy cracked a 54 off 53-balls including 8-fours, Joe Root hit 51 off 59-balls included 5-fours and Jos Buttler 18.

South Africa best bowler by Lungi Ngidi picked up 3-wickets, Imran Tahir, Kagiso Rabada both took two-wickets and one for Andile Phehlukwayo.

South Africa scored 207 for all-out in 39.5 overs with top scorer by Quinton de Kock struck 68 off 74-balls including 6-fours & 2-sixes.

Rassie van der Dussen cracked a 50 off 61-balls including 4-fours & a six and Andile Phehlukwayo hit 24 off 25-balls including 4-fours.

England best bowler by Jofra Archer picked up 3-wickets for 27-runs in 7-overs including a maiden Lian Plunkett and Ben Stokes both took 2-wickets and one for Adil Rashid - Moeen Ali.

Ben Stokes named Man of the match for his all-round performance to took 2-wickets after scoring a brilliant 89-runs knocked off facing 79-balls including 9-fours and took 2-wickets.