Saturday, West Indies captain Kieron Pollard South African batsman given Aiden Markram A ‘Mankad’ warning that he came out of his crease at the end of the non-goal scorer before the ball was bowled during the fifth T20I.
Quinton de Kock, who batted on the other side, left a smile on his face as Pollard sportingly failed to outplay his team-mate in the series decision at Grenada National Cricket Stadium.
The incident occurred on the fourth ball of the 11th innings of the Proteas innings when Polly suddenly pulled out of his run and Markaram showed his position and asked him to get back into the fold.
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South Africa wins the T20I series with a victory in the last match
In the match, the visitors, after winning the toss, decided to bat first and placed a competitive total of 168/4 in their allotted 20 overs. Both De Kock and Markram shone with the bat through a dominant 128-run partnership to form the second wicket.
While the wicketkeeper-batsman made 60 off 42 balls, Markram smashed 70 from 48 deliveries. The duo managed to beat 13 boundaries, including 6 sixes.
Fidel Edwards was the cheapest bowler for the host. He conceded just 19 runs in three overs and bowled a few wickets.
In response, the home team could only manage to reach 143/9, lost the match by 25 runs. Evin Lewis was the only major highlight in the Windies batting order. He scored 52 off 34 balls, including eight boundaries. Shimron Hetmyer was the second highest run-scorer with 33 out of 31 deliveries.
For Proteas, Lungi Ngidi, Kagiso Rabada and Wian Mulder all contributed well enough to help their side defend the total. While Ngidi hit three wickets for 32, Rabada earned a couple of headers for 24 runs. Similarly, Mulder grabbed two wickets for 31 runs.