South Africa beat Ireland by 70 runs in the third and final ODI series of the three-match series. For the team, batting well, Janaman Malan scored 177 runs and scored an unbeaten innings while De Kock also scored a century. South Africa batted first and scored 346 runs for the loss of 4 wickets in 50 overs. In response, despite Simi Singh’s century, the entire Ireland team was all out after scoring 276.
John Glass, who had to score 35 in the last over to win the title, hit six sixes in his six overs to give the team a memorable win.
If the first match of the ODI series was canceled due to rain, Ireland surprised South Africa by winning the second ODI by 43 runs, but under the leadership of Bavuma, the team demolished the series in full control. Chasing a big target, Ireland struggled to avoid a major defeat after losing three wickets for 27 and six for 92. Curtis Kampher made 54 off 54 balls and Simi Singh made an unbeaten 100 off 91 balls to help his team to a 14-run victory. Simi Singh added 47 runs for the last wicket with Craig Young and also completed his century. Young’s contribution in this partnership was just 8 runs. Enrique Nortje Young ended Ireland’s innings by dismissing them, but Simi returned unbeaten to the pavilion after a century.
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Earlier, Quinton de Kock and Janaman Malan made a brilliant start to South Africa and added 225 for the first wicket. De Kock fell to Simi Singh after playing a magnificent 120-run innings. But Malan continued his fiery batting from the other end and was unbeaten on 177 off 169 balls. The right-handed batsman hit 16 fours and six long sixes in his innings. South Africa scored 346 in their 50 overs with the innings of De Kock and Malan.