South African batsman Khaya Zondo, who has featured in 5 ODIs, stole the limelight on Friday throughout Dolphins’ conflict with Cape Cobras within the ongoing South African T20 Problem on the Kingsmead Cricket Floor in Durban.
Whereas batting first, Dolphins had been diminished to 50/three contained in the ninth over. The 30-year-old Zondo got here in at quantity 5 and guided his staff to an honest complete of 155/eight together with his valiant 39-ball 59, which featured six boundaries and two sixes.
Within the 16th over of the primary innings, surprisingly, the naturally right-handed Zondo determined to bat left-handed. Cobras’ left-arm orthodox bowler Siyabonga Mahima (4/18), in response to it, determined to vary to left-arm seam.
Khaya Zondo a proper handed batsman modified to left hand after bowler Siyabonga Mahima switched from a left arm orthodox spinner to left arm medium pic.twitter.com/KYMqkQ1vwA
Chasing 156, Cobras failed to keep up the required run-rate regardless of some effort by Christiaan Jonker (41) and Tony de Zorzi (39). Dolphins leg-spinner Keshav Maharaj induced the opponent’s downfall by registering a formidable 4/15 with the ball.
Dolphins gained the second match of the event by 14 runs.
The continuing South African T20 Problem is the 17th version of the event. Six groups are collaborating within the occasion as they may play one another in a round-robin format adopted by the play-off and a remaining throughout 17 matches.
The event began on February 19 and can conclude on February 28.