teknolojiarsivi.com May 22, 2018

Stokes century punishes South Africa

28 May 2017, 02:10 | Rose Hansen

Ben Stokes warmed up for next week's Champions Trophy with a century as England reached 330-6 in the second One-day global against South Africa on Saturday.

On a heavily overcast morning, South Africa unsurprisingly chose to bowl first after winning the toss, having made three changes to the team who lost on Wednesday at Headingley.

The Proteas required seven runs off the final over after England had totalled 330-6 from their 50 overs and, with David Miller (71) and Chris Morris (36) well set, it seemed as though they would get home with little fuss.

Earlier, England profited from at least six dropped catches after being sent into bat.

England have begun this series with increased security measures promised around the match venues after Monday's terror attack in Manchester.

Stokes, cleared to play here after a knee injury scare in the series opener, was dropped first and second ball before going on to equal his career-best 101, hitting 11 fours and three sixes from 79 balls.

He deceived Stokes with a well-flighted delivery that took the left-hander's outside edge only for the ball to go straight through Hashim Amla's hands at slip for four.

South Africa, however, then missed dangerman Stokes twice in his first two balls, with Maharaj again the unfortunate bowler.

Middle-order batsman Farhaan Behardien, all-rounder Dwaine Pretorius and spinner Keshav Maharaj have been brought into the team, with JP Duminy, Wayne Parnell and Imran Tahir left out as the South Africans look to give as many players some game time as possible ahead of the ICC Champions Trophy.

Next ball produced another edge, with de Kock failing to hold a more hard chance. However, after getting injured, he did not bowl for the remainder of the match.

Other News

Trending Now

Ethiopia's Tedros wins top job at WHO
There were calls from some for the abolition of the World Health Organization and the creation of a more effective body. In the last weeks of his campaign to become WHO's next director-general, Larry Gostin, an adviser to his rival, Dr.

Watch the results come in for Montana's wild Congressional election
Quist blamed a botched gallbladder strategy when confronted with a series of attacks that he had unpaid property taxes and debts. At a news conference on Thursday, Sheriff Brian Gootkin said Gianforte cooperated by giving an initial statement at the scene.

Armed man arrested at Phoenix Comicon
Police say Sterling was armed with a shotgun, three handguns and knives, as well as ammunition and "other handheld weapons". However, this did not seem to occur on Thursday, with the armed man slipping through into the convention while fully armed.

Kunitz's double-OT goal sends Penguins back to Stanley Cup
Schultz, set up by Kessel, had only just returned for Game 7 after sitting out the previous four games with an upper body injury. At 14:41 of the third, Ryan Dzingel forced overtime when he pounced on a rebound of a Karlsson shot.

Kansas House approves school aid plan some call insufficient
In addition, Republican Senator Susan Collins of ME has convened bipartisan talks with about a dozen senators. Cassidy, meanwhile, has gone from being a little-noticed, quiet backbencher to a staple on cable news.

Nations agree on South China Sea
China's government has also repeatedly asserted that it can do whatever it likes on what it says is its own territory. Image: An aerial view of China occupied Subi Reef at Spratly Islands in disputed South China Sea April 21, 2017.

Usmanov bid to buy Arsenal rejected by Kroenke
Fan protests have mounted against manager Arsene Wenger with calls for him to leave after nearly 21 years in charge. He said : "Something has to change, whether it is the manager Arsene Wenger or whether it is the board upstairs".

Scotland retain London Sevens crown in style
The Kiwis gave away a late penalty when it was discovered they had eight players on the pitch and Scotland scored the winning try. Scotland have been playing worldwide rugby union against New Zealand for 112 years.

Rebel Wilson sues magazine publisher over 'nasty' articles
He said Wilson thought "she'd never been hit with such nastiness" when Bauer Media published "grubby articles" that defamed her. Ms Wilson flashed her trademark smile and nearly looked the part in this new court drama. "I have no current job", she said.

Supreme Court Strikes Blow Against Patent Trolls, Says CCIA
Following the conclusion of the case, which ruled for Kraft , TC Heartland took its appeal all the way to the Supreme Court . In 2015, a report from Unified Patents showed a surge in patent lawsuits was being driven by non-practicing entities (NPEs).