ICC T20 World Cup: Rilee Rossouw Scores Historic Hundred for South Africa Against Bangladesh

ICC T20 World Cup: Rilee Rossouw Scores Historic Hundred for South Africa Against Bangladesh

  • History has been made by a South African batsman during the ICC T20 World Cup match between the Proteas and Bangladesh
  • Rilee Rossouw became the first South African batsman to score a century in the biggest stage of them all in the format
  • He also became just the second batsman to score two consecutive T20I hundreds

South African batsman Rilee Rossouw has made history.

He became the first South African to score a century in an ICC T20 World Cup match. Rossouw thundered to 109 off 56 deliveries, as the Proteas piled on a mammoth 205/5 from their allotted. He was dismissed off the bowling of Shakib Al Hasan, being caught by Litton Das.

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Rilee Rossouw celebrates his hundred against Bangladesh in Australia. Image source: Getty Images.
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The aggressive Quinton de Kock raced to 63 off 38 balls in the assault on the beleaguered Bangladeshi bowling attack. For good measure, de Kock and Rossouw broke the record for the highest T20 World Cup partnership, amassing 168 runs for the third wicket.

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Other records broken by Rossouw:

Fourth South African to score a T20I century.

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- Richard Levi (117*), Faf du Plessis (119) and David Miller (106*)

Second T20 International batsman to score consecutive hundreds, having scored a 100* against India.

- Gustav McKeown scored consecutive hundreds against Switzerland (109) and France (101) in 2022.

All records are provided by the respected Cricinfo.com website.

Video shows child fall over railings as dad reacts At ICC T20 World Cup match between West Indies and Scotland

A shocking viral video from the ICC T20 World Cup in Australia has gone viral, showing the hazards of adult supervision over children.

During the group qualifiers match between the West Indies and Scotland, a young boy is seen gambolling on the railings of the Bellerive Oval in Hobart. In what feels like forever packed into a moment, the child then falls over.

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In the background, a person who appears to be his father reacts a little too late in rushing over to grab him, before jumping over the railing to rescue the boy.

There were no indications about the condition of the toddler at the time of this report, though assumptions are that he escaped unharmed. The response to the video was of concern mixed with typically dry Australian humour in concern for the child.

Source: SportsBrief.com