Watch: Quinton de Kock destroys Jofra Archer as England star concedes 21 runs in one over

Quinton de Kock, Jofra Archer

Quinton de Kock, on Friday (June 21), smashed his second consecutive fifty in the ongoing T20 World Cup 2024 to give South Africa a bright start in their Super 8 clash against England.

The left-hander had had a poor start with the bat in the competition. As the batting conditions were not easy, Quinton de Kock struggled to advance in the group stage, recording scores of 20, 0, 18 and 10. However, he has put the pedal to the metal in the Super 8 and is leading the charge from South Africa. with the bat.

He returned to his form with fifty wins against the United States in the previous match. The keeper-batsman scored 74 runs with the help of 7 fours and 5 sixes to help the Proteas amass a grand total of 194/4. The Aiden Markram-led team won the game by 18 runs to start their Super 8 campaign with a good victory.

Quinton de Kock takes Jofra Archer to the cleaners:

On Friday, Quinton de Kock scored his second fifty of the ongoing competition and put his team in the driving seat. After England opted to bowl first, De Kock came out firing. He made his intentions clear by hitting Moeen Ali for a six and a four in the second over.

And in the fourth over of the innings, he accelerated by taking the cleanser to spearhead England paceman Jofra Archer. He hit Archer for two sixes and two fours to set the tone for the innings. De Kock hit the second and third deliveries of the over for consecutive sixes before hitting the next ball for a four. Her partner Reeza Hendricks also joined the party by hitting the last ball of the over for another four.

Watch Quinton de Kock hit Jofra Archer for three consecutive boundaries:

De Kock finally scored 65 runs with the help of 4 fours and as many sixes. With their fifty, South Africa finished their innings at 163 for 6. In reply, England were reeling at 54 for 3 in the ninth over at the time of writing this report.