“Iconic score will be remembered forever” – Twitter reacts after Joburg Super Kings were bowled out for 81 against Paarl Royals

The newly-introduced South Africa’s premier T20 competition by the name of SA20 has well and truly captured the attention of the fans with unexpected twists and turns during the passage of play.

As many as six teams are taking part in the T20 tournament and they are none other than Mumbai Cape Town, Pretoria Capitals, Joburg Super Kings, Durban Super Giants, Sunrisers Eastern Cape and Paarl Royals.

MI Cape Town got off to a terrific start to this tournament by collecting five points with a Net Run Rate of +2.126. Pretoria Capitals and Joburg Super Kings also got off to a good start with a win in their respective teams.

On the other side of the coin, Durban Super Giants, Sunrisers Eastern Cape and Paarl Royals lost their opening fixtures. Meanwhile, Joburg Super Kings are locking horns with Paarl Royals in the fourth match at Boland Park, Paarl.

Joburg Super Kings bowled out for a paltry total against Paarl Royals

The Super Kings ran through a batting collapse as they kept losing wickets like a pack of cards against Paarl Royals’ bowlers. Bjorn Fortuin was the pick of the bowlers as he accounted for three dismissals.

On the contrary, Evan Jones also took three wickets to his name and Ferisco Adams accounted for two dismissals apiece so far. Lungi Ngidi and Tabrazi Shamsi took a wicket each as Joburg Super Kings were bowled out for just 81 runs.

Paarl Royals chipped in with disciplinary bowling performances as they restricted Joburg Super Kings to a low-scoring total in 17.2 overs. Paarl Royals need 82 runs to open their account with a win.

Paarl Royals playing XI

Jos Buttler (wk), Jason Roy, Wihan Lubbe, David Miller (c), Dane Vilas, Eoin Morgan, Ferisco Adams, Evan Jones, Bjorn Fortuin, Lungi Ngidi, Tabraiz Shamsi

Joburg Super Kings

Reeza Hendricks, Janneman Malan, Faf du Plessis (c), Kyle Verreynne (wk), Lewis Gregory, Donavon Ferreira, Romario Shepherd, George Garton, Alzarri Joseph, Lizaad Williams, Aaron Phangiso

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