The Jozi Stars outclassed the Cape Town Blitz in all departments to be crowned the first-ever Mzansi Super League champions, writes KHALID MOHIDIN from Newlands.
Cape Town Blitz batting hero Quinton de Kock speaks to SACricketmag.com’s KHALID MOHIDIN ahead of Sunday’s MSL final at Newlands.
Rain won at the Wanderers during the qualifier between the Jozi Stars and the Paarl Rocks as the Stars sealed a final spot.
Rassie van der Dussen (96) and Daniel Christian (52) helped the Jozi Stars set an unassailable 239-3 before Nono Pongolo’s 6-20 sealed a 101-run victory against the Tshwane Spartans.
What a catch by Simon Harmer, while he was seated, to dismiss Khaya Zondo against Durban Heat.
The Paarl Rocks secured a six-wicket victory over the Jozi Stars at the Bullring to stay in contention for a playoff spot in the Mzansi Super League.
Nono Pongolo had only previously hit two T20 sixes in his career, but he needed two sixes off the last two balls in order for the Jozi Stars to beat the Durban Heat … and the 29-year-old delivered in sensational fashion.
Friday sees the Durban Heat’s swansong at Kingsmead Cricket Stadium in the 2018 Mzansi Super League, and the team will look to put in a complete T20 performance when they take on the Jozi Stars.
Farhaan Behardien speaks to the media after his table-topping Cape Town Blitz side lost to a resurgent Jozi Stars by 50 runs at Newlands on Tuesday evening.
Reeza Hendricks speaks to the media after his match-winning 79 off 48 balls (5×4, 6×6) for the Jozi Stars against the Cape Town Blitz at Newlands on Tuesday evening.
Another exquisite batting display by Reeza Hendricks set up a 50-run win for the Jozi Stars over the Cape Town Blitz in match 20 of the Mzansi Super League at Newlands.
Durban Heat skipper Albie Morkel speaks to the media after the disappointing 53-run loss to the Jozi Stars at the Wanderers in game 16 of the Mzansi Super League.
Reeza Hendricks, Dane Vilas and Kagiso Rabada of the Jozi Stars speak to the media after their 53-run win over the Durban Heat at the Wanderers in Joburg in match 16 of the Mzansi Super League. Hendricks scored an undefeated 104 off 51 balls and Rabada took 4-27 in the emphatic victory.
The Jozi Stars cruised to a convincing 53-run victory over the Durban Heat, thanks to a commanding century from Reeza Hendricks and a sensational 4-27 from Kagiso Rabada.
Dean Elgar’s career-best 79 not out took the Spartans to their second win of the campaign after Jozi Stars scored an impressive 186-5.