The versatile Marcus Stoinis suffered a strange dismissal in the course SA20 2024 Match between Durban Super Giants and Mumbai Indians Cape Town. The match between the two teams will take place at Newlands Park in Cape Town.
Marcus Stoinis came in to bat when the Durban Super Giants lost Heinrich Klaasen. The all-rounder tried to get going but couldn’t as he suffered a rare dismissal and got out after a brief start against the Mumbai Indians in Cape Town.
During the fifth ball of the 15th over, Olly Stone bowled a short fast delivery. Marcus Stoinis attempted the pull, but rushed his shot. The ball rose after hitting the handle of the all-round bat and went behind square, where Mumbai Indians’ Cape Town bowler Kagiso Rabada caught it.
Marcus Stoinis could not control the downswing of the bat and in the process ended up hitting the stumps. He couldn’t believe what happened and was devastated by the way he came out. Here you have the video of his dismissal.
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Even if the bat had not hit the stumps, he would have been out as Kagiso Rabada caught him at backward square leg. After removing Marcus Stoinis, the pacer perked up as he pushed the batsman with his outrageous pace and bounce. He returned with figures of 4/37 in his quota of 4 overs and also bowled a maiden in his innings.
Marcus Stoinis scored only 11 runs off 10 balls. He couldn’t make the kind of impact he wanted and managed to hit only one boundary in his innings. His wicket left the Durban Super Giants reeling at 94/5 inside 15 overs. But after that they made a great comeback and made sure to get a decent total on the board.
After the wicket of Marcus Stoinis, Wiaan Mulder powers the Durban Super Giants to a total of 157 runs.
After Marcus Stoinis exited, Wiaan Mulder took over. The all-rounder played a magnificent innings and made sure to bring his team closer to the fighting total. He played impressive knock in his innings and put pressure on the opposition.
Wiaan Mulder finished the innings of unbeaten 38 runs off 20 balls. He batted with a strike rate of 190 and also hit 6 boundaries in his innings. His knock ensured that the Durban Super Giants posted a decent total of 157 runs on the board.
Earlier, Matthew Breetzke (48) played a vital hand at the top of the order. Tony de Zorzi (20) played a decent hand along with JJ Smuts (26). For Mumbai Indians in Cape Town, George Linde was the pick of the bowlers with his figures of 2/15, while Thomas Kaber also bagged two scalps.
Naveen-ul-Haq then made sure to give the Durban Super Giants a great start. He removed in-form batsman Ryan Rickelton (13) in the third over. The Afghanistan pacer’s knock left the opposition reeling at 17/1. DSG would hope to maintain the momentum and defend the objective.