South African player Tabraiz Shamsi made a humorous comment about the Joburg Super Kings (JSK) on social media on Sunday. Tabraiz Shamsi stated that he would not support the Joburg Super Kings in their match in the ongoing SA20 tournament.
The Joburg Super Kings beat the Durban Super Giants in a high-scoring thriller to secure a playoff spot in the ongoing SA20 tournament. The Super Kings secured the fourth and final spot in the SA20 playoffs. They chased a target of more than 200 people on Saturday, February 3.
The Super Kings will face the Paarl Royals in the Playoff on Monday. The Super Giants will face the Sunrisers Eastern Cape in Qualifier 1 on Tuesday. The winner of the Playoff and the loser of Qualifier 1 will participate in Qualifier 2 at the Wanderers on Thursday.
Keep those yellow shirts away – Tabraiz Shamsi
Tabraiz Shamsi, who represents Paarl Royals in SA20, shared the humorous post on X (formerly Twitter). Before the tie against Joburg Super Kings, Shamsi made it clear that he would not support JSK and advised them to keep their yellow jerseys away.
“I will definitely not support JSK on the 7th hahaha. …keep those yellow shirts away now haha.” Tabraiz Shamsi wrote.
– Tabraiz Shamsi (@shamsi90) February 3, 2024
Joburg Super Kings secure victory in do-or-die match against Durban Super Giants
The Super Kings got off to a good start in the do-or-die game, restricting the Super Giants to 32/3 in the fifth over. However, the Super Giants posted a formidable total of 203/6, with standout performances from Jon-Jon Smuts, Wiaan Mulder and Heinrich Klaasen.
Smuts (55) and Mulder (59)’s partnership of 115 runs off 70 balls set the stage for a substantial finish. DSG managed to score 67 runs in the last five overs of the match. Heinrich Klaasen smashed 40 runs off 16 deliveries with the help of three boundaries and as many sixes.
Faf du Plessis and Leus du Plooy got off to a good start, adding 75 runs in the PowerPlay. Du Plooy was 15 for 10 when Keemo Paul dropped his catch at backward square leg. He then scored an additional 42 runs and was dismissed for 57 off 47 balls.
Faf du Plessis played a spirited 57 off 29 balls in the crucial match for the Super Kings. Du Plessis smashed seven fours and three sixes in his explosive innings. However, Noor Ahmed dismissed him as the team scored 102 runs in just 9 overs during the run chase.
When 45 runs were required off the last 18 balls, Wayne Madsen and Moeen added 17 runs in the 18th over. Moeen Ali then smashed two sixes off Naveen Ul Haq in the penultimate over. Donovan Ferreira sealed the victory with two sixes in three balls when nine were needed from four balls.
Brief scores: Durban Super Giants 203/6 (Wiaan Mulder 59, JJ Smuts 55, Heinrich Klaasen 40; Lizaad Williams 3-47). Joburg Super Kings 209/3 in 19.5 overs (Faf du Plessis 57, Leus du Plooy 57, Wayne Madsen 44; Noor Ahmad 2-16)
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