ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 Most Runs: Updated After SA vs USA Super Eight – Match 1

The Super Eight stage is already spreading excitement. In the second match, South Africa faced the USA at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound, Antigua. The spectators enjoyed a thrilling match. The match witnessed some exciting batting performances from the batters of both teams. Those performances impacted the most runs list. 

Exciting Performance by the South African Batters:

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In the second match of the Super Eight stage, South Africa clashed with the USA, delivering a standout performance. They triumphed over the USA by 18 runs, showcasing their prowess. Batting first, South Africa dominated from the start. Quinton de Kock led the charge with an impressive 74 runs off 40 balls, setting the tone early on. 

Captain Aiden Markram contributed 46 runs in 32 balls, while Heinrich Klaasen added a valuable 36 runs and Tristan Stubbs chipped in with 20 runs. This collective effort propelled South Africa to a formidable total of 194/4 in their allotted 20 overs. South Africa’s strong batting display ensured they controlled the game from the outset, laying a solid foundation for their victory against the USA. 

Brief Score: South Africa: 194/4 in 20 overs ( Quinton de Kock 74 (40), Aiden Markram (c) 46 (32), Kagiso Rabada 3/18)

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USA’s Commendable Effort:

In the second innings, the USA faced a challenging target of 195 runs to win the match against South Africa. They began with strong intent, with Steven Taylor showing aggression but getting dismissed after scoring 24 runs off 14 balls. Nitish Kumar followed suit, departing after contributing 8 runs. Andries Gous emerged as the standout performer for USA, playing an impressive unbeaten innings of 80 runs from 47 balls. Corey Anderson managed 12 runs off 12 balls, while Harpreet Singh added 38 runs off 22 balls.

Despite their efforts, the USA could only reach 176/6 in their 20 overs, falling short by 18 runs and suffering a defeat in the match. South Africa’s early breakthroughs and consistent pressure ultimately restricted the USA’s chase, highlighting the competitive nature of the encounter in the Super Eight stage of the tournament.

Brief Score: United States of America: 176/6 in 20 Overs ( Andries Gous (wk) 80* (47), Saurabh Netravalkar 2/21Harmeet Singh 2/24)

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The Most Runs Table:

BatterTeamRunsMatchHighest scoreAverage
Andries GousUSA182  4    8060.67
Rahmanullah GurbazAfghanistan167  4    8041.75
Nicholas PooranWest Indies164  4    98  41.00
Marcus StoinisAustralia1564    6778.00
Aaron Jones  USA152  4    94*  76.00
Ibrahim ZadranAfghanistan152  4    70  38.00
Travis Head  Australia1484    68  49.33
Brandon McMullenScotland140  4    61  70.00
George MunseyScotland124  4    41  41.33
Quinton de KockSouth Africa  122  5    7424.40

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The Super Eight stage is already spreading excitement. In the second match, South Africa faced the USA at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound, Antigua. The spectators enjoyed a thrilling match. The match witnessed some exciting batting performances from the batters of both teams. Those performances impacted the most runs list. 

Exciting Performance by the South African Batters:

In the second match of the Super Eight stage, South Africa clashed with the USA, delivering a standout performance. They triumphed over the USA by 18 runs, showcasing their prowess. Batting first, South Africa dominated from the start. Quinton de Kock led the charge with an impressive 74 runs off 40 balls, setting the tone early on. 

Captain Aiden Markram contributed 46 runs in 32 balls, while Heinrich Klaasen added a valuable 36 runs and Tristan Stubbs chipped in with 20 runs. This collective effort propelled South Africa to a formidable total of 194/4 in their allotted 20 overs. South Africa's strong batting display ensured they controlled the game from the outset, laying a solid foundation for their victory against the USA. 

Brief Score: South Africa: 194/4 in 20 overs ( Quinton de Kock 74 (40), Aiden Markram (c) 46 (32), Kagiso Rabada 3/18)

USA’s Commendable Effort:

In the second innings, the USA faced a challenging target of 195 runs to win the match against South Africa. They began with strong intent, with Steven Taylor showing aggression but getting dismissed after scoring 24 runs off 14 balls. Nitish Kumar followed suit, departing after contributing 8 runs. Andries Gous emerged as the standout performer for USA, playing an impressive unbeaten innings of 80 runs from 47 balls. Corey Anderson managed 12 runs off 12 balls, while Harpreet Singh added 38 runs off 22 balls.

Despite their efforts, the USA could only reach 176/6 in their 20 overs, falling short by 18 runs and suffering a defeat in the match. South Africa's early breakthroughs and consistent pressure ultimately restricted the USA's chase, highlighting the competitive nature of the encounter in the Super Eight stage of the tournament.

Brief Score: United States of America: 176/6 in 20 Overs ( Andries Gous (wk) 80* (47), Saurabh Netravalkar 2/21Harmeet Singh 2/24)

The Most Runs Table:

BatterTeamRunsMatchHighest scoreAverage
Andries GousUSA182  4    8060.67
Rahmanullah GurbazAfghanistan167  4    8041.75
Nicholas PooranWest Indies164  4    98  41.00
Marcus StoinisAustralia1564    6778.00
Aaron Jones  USA152  4    94*  76.00
Ibrahim ZadranAfghanistan152  4    70  38.00
Travis Head  Australia1484    68  49.33
Brandon McMullenScotland140  4    61  70.00
George MunseyScotland124  4    41  41.33
Quinton de KockSouth Africa  122  5    7424.40

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