New Delhi. The excitement of the ICC ODI World Cup being played in India has now reached its peak. The new world champion will be named in a week. The Indian team playing under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma has shown a great game so far. Defeated all the teams and made it to the semi-finals. Apart from India, South Africa is the team whose game has been the most impressive. There is one batsman in this team who has not scored a single half century but has scored 4 centuries.
All league matches of ICC ODI World Cup have been concluded. Return tickets of 6 out of 10 teams that came to play the tournament have been cut. India, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand have made it to the semi-finals. Team India is the only team to have won all their 9 league matches. This is followed by South Africa and Australia. Both won the match 7-7. The Proteas team’s game has been the most explosive ever since India. The experienced opener of this team has scored the most centuries.
He has scored 4 centuries so far
The South African team has made the highest score in this tournament. At the same time, they are ahead of other teams in scoring 350 runs most times. South Africa’s legendary opener Quinton de Kock has a hand in all these big scores. He has so far scored 591 runs including 4 centuries. Surprisingly, he does not have a single half-century in his account.
Retirement announcement ahead of World Cup
South Africa opener Quinton de Kock shocked everyone by announcing his retirement after the team selection for the ICC ODI World Cup. After this big announcement, he scored a century in the very first match of the World Cup. Scored a century against Australia in the second match. After remaining silent in the next two matches, he played a storming innings of 174 runs against Bangladesh. De Kock’s fourth century came while playing for New Zealand.
First published: November 13, 2023, 22:08 IST