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Quinton de Kock: A Proof Shows South Africa Cricket Team Are Not Easy To Beat

Following South Africa’s dominant win over Bangladesh, there have been a number of changes to the top 10 runs and wickets rankings.

Quinton de Kock

Top 1st of the run-scoring charts – Quinton de Kock

After SA vs BAN match, Quinton de Kock scored a whopping 174 to break the record for highest score by a batsman in the ODI World Cup. At this time, South Africa have three batsmen and three bowlers respectively in the race for the golden bat and golden ball after their dominant win over Bangladesh.

South Africa’s Quinton de Kock is currently at the top of the run charts after scoring a whopping 174 against Bangladesh, making him the first batsman to pass 400 runs in this edition of the tournament. He has a 53-run lead over the second-highest man, India’s Virat Kohli, and a 96-run lead over India’s captain Rohit Sharma. Henrich Klaasen has jumped to sixth position after his brilliant knock of 90 in just 40 balls, giving him a total of 288 runs while Aiden Markram is now in eighth position with 285 runs.

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Among the bowling charts, Mitchell Santner remains top with 12 wickets in the tournament. South Africa’s star pacer Kagiso Rabada has managed to move up a few places and is currently in 10th place from five matches alongside Marco Jansen who has also taken a similar number of wickets in the tournament . Gerald Coetzee has a similar tally but has only played four matches in the league so far.

Sri Lanka’s Dilshan Madushanka will aim to top the wicket-taking charts when the Lankans take on England on Thursday at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore. Looking at the previous match, he might have found it a bit difficult as it proved to be a batting paradise as Australia scored 350 or more while Pakistan also scored 300 runs.

The rankings show that South Africa have been outstanding in the tournament so far, with the exception of the loss to the Netherlands, which was a big upset. Three batsmen and three bowlers from the Proteas are in the top 10 rankings for most runs and wickets, and Quinton de Kock on the top 1st, which shows how well this team has performed in the tournament so far.

Run-scoring charts

RankingPlayerMatchesInnsRunsAvgSr
1Quinton de Kock5540781.4114.97
2Virat Kohli5535411890.54
3Rohit Sharma5531162.2133.48
4Mohammad Rizwan5530275.595.87
5Rachin Ravindra5529072.5100.69
6Heinrich Klaasen5528857.6150.79
7Daryl Mitchell5426889.33108.06
8Aiden Markram5526553123.83
9Abdullah Shafique4425563.7596.96
10Devon Conway5524962.25100.81
Run-scoring charts – Ekcricket

Quinton de Kock stand on top 1st, South Africa’s Proud.

Wicket-taking charts

RankingPlayerMatchesOversWktsAvgRuns
1Mitchell Santner547.41216.92203
2Jasprit Bumrah5471116.27179
3Dilshan Madushanka4381121.18233
4Matt Henry542.31021.7217
5Kagiso Rabada540.51021.9219
6Shaheen Afridi5421025.1251
7Marco Jansen5381024.7247
8Gerald Coetzee4311022.2222
9Adam Zampa436924.78223
10Kuldeep Yadav550829.62237
Wicket-taking charts – Ekcricket

Summarize

Once again, South Africa showing their proof that they are not easy to beat with any team, with Quinton de Kock stand on top 1st Run-scoring charts. If they keep their best performance until semi-finals, they have really high chance to be Champion of this ICC Cricket World Cup 2023. But first, they may want to practice to get ready for their next match against New Zealand, a strong team so far.

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