SA vs WI: Used to graze goat in childhood, now played captaincy innings, Africa’s band, Rishabh Pant’s team will be happy

New Delhi. West Indies defeated hosts South Africa by 3 wickets in the first T20 played at Centurion. Rovman Powell played the captaincy innings for the West Indies. Powell played an unbeaten inning of 43 runs in 18 balls. Rovman Powell hit 5 sixes and a four in his innings. West Indies got a target of 132 runs in 11 overs in a rain-interrupted match. The Caribbean team achieved this target with 3 balls to spare. This was Powell’s first match as full-time captain of the West Indies T20 team and in this he created a ruckus with the bat. Please tell that Powell’s childhood was spent in extreme poverty. He had to graze even a goat in his childhood.

West Indies needed 8 runs in the last over. Wayne Parnell did this over. His first ball was a dot. Now 8 runs were needed in 5 balls. Parnell bowled the second ball wide. Now 7 runs were needed to win. Parnell bowled the next ball to the off stump. On this, Powell swung the bat vigorously and blasted the ball straight towards the deep square leg boundary for a six. With this shot of Powell, the scores became equal. On the third ball, Powell gave West Indies victory by taking 1 run. With this victory, West Indies took a 1-0 lead in the series.

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