Post Review – England vs South Africa WC 2019 1st Match

This was the first match of this World Cup 2019 and England won this match by a huge difference with 104 runs. They showed everyone that this time they really too much desperate for the Winning Cup, even they do not want to lose any single match. So let’s see how the match happened.

Imran Tahir Celebrating
Source – Latestly

It was a magical start by the South African Captain Faf du Plessis because he gave the first over to Imran Tahir. He took the first wicket of Johny Bairstow (0).


England Batting
Source – DNA India

Now to recover the damage Jason Roy and Joe Root started to building a useful partnership. In this partnership, they made 54 and 51 runs. This time their team was looking very strong. But Suddenly England Cricket Team lose there both in form batsman.

Andile Phehlukwayo bowled a bouncing ball to Jason Roy and he tried to hit it to the long off but he missed it and gave the cath to South African captain Faf du Plessis. And now when England was looking for another partnership Rabada came to destroy there dream in just the next over. Root got a room in this ball and hit a shot to the Backward Point but he also missed it and caught by Duminy.

Now its time for Eoin Morgan and Ben Stokes. They both started hitting thus Eoin Morgan made 57 runs in 60 balls with 4 fours and 3 sixes and Stokes made 89 runs in 79 balls with 9 fours. So Finally England made 311/8 in 50 overs.

England Scorecard
Source – YouTube Video


Its Time for South Africa


South Africa stated there inning with the positive mindset. But very soon they got bad news. Hashim Amla was retired hurt in the ball of Jofra Archer. 

Jora Archer Celebrating
Source – DNA India

Now Jofra Archer totally damaged South African’s Top order except Quinton de Kock. Jofra Archer took 3 wickets of Aiden Markram, Faf du Plessis, and Rassie van der Dussen.

De Kock and R van der Dussen tired to handle the inning but not for a long time. De Kock out for 68(74) and Dussen out for 50(61).

South Africa Scorecard
Source – Youtube Video

And that’s all, after this they started losing the match. Hence England won the match by 104 runs.