Twitter reactions: Kieron Pollard, Dwayne Bravo energy West Indies to degree T20I sequence towards South Africa

Within the fourth T20I of the continued five-match leg at Nationwide Cricket Stadium in Grenada, West Indies defeated South Africa to degree the sequence 2-2.

Put to bat first, the hosts posted 167/6 of their allotted 20 overs, due to a blistering knock by skipper Kieron Pollard. The Trinidadian led his troops from the entrance and took his group to a aggressive complete after shedding six wickets for simply 101 in 15.3 overs.

Pollard activated his basic beast mode and utterly modified the course of the match. He took Proteas bowlers to the cleaners by smashing unbeaten 51 from simply 25 deliveries. Together with two fours and 5 humungous sixes.

Aside from Polly, Lendl Simmons additionally contributed properly on the high with a vital 34-ball 47 run inning. He slammed eight boundaries, together with 5 maximums, to maintain the run-rate alive regardless of the autumn of wickets from the opposite finish.

For South Africa, but once more George Linde and Tabraiz Shamsi exhibited top-class bowling to place brakes on the run-flow within the middle-overs. Whereas Linde picked up two scalps whereas conceding 16 runs, Shamsi additionally bagged a pair by giving freely solely 13 runs in his quota of 4 overs.

In response, the guests may solely handle to succeed in 149/9, shedding the competition by 21 runs. All-rounder Dwayne Bravo was the star of the evening with the ball. He picked up a four-wicket haul for simply 19 runs in his quota of 4 overs.

Bravo offered crucial breakthrough for the house group when he dismissed Proteas opener, Quinton de Kock. The senior wicketkeeper-batsman stayed alive until the 18th over by scoring 60 runs off 43 balls, together with six fours and two sixes.

After de Kock, Aiden Markram was the second-highest run-scorer for the vacationers, with 20 runs off 20 deliveries.

Temporary Rating: West Indies 167/6 (Kieron Pollard 51*, Tabraiz Shamsi 2/13) beat South Africa 146/9 (Quinton de Kock 60, Dwayne Bravo 4/19) by 21 runs.

The sequence decider will now happen on the identical venue on Saturday (July 03).

Right here is how Twitter reacted:

Good win @windiescricket …. Power is such a severe factor in cricket WI end tremendous sturdy took it into their bowling whereas SA the place nonetheless shell-shock from Pollard loopy hitting wow 💪🏾 #WIvsSA

— Tino95 (@tinobest) July 1, 2021

WI WIN by 2️⃣1️⃣ runs! 🥳👏🏽

What a comeback by the #MenInMaroon to degree the sequence! 🌴🏏#WIvSA #MissionMaroon

— Windies Cricket (@windiescricket) July 1, 2021

Proper then. Windies have sufficient to hustle.

Legendary stuff from the T20 🐐 Kieron Pollard. Clutch max.#WIvsSA

— Srinath (@srinathb) July 1, 2021

⛔️ RESULT | @windiescricket WIN BY 21 RUNS

The West Indies have fought their method again into the sequence after claiming a 21-run victory within the 4th T20I to maintain the sequence alive#WIvSA #ThatsOurGame

— Cricket South Africa (@OfficialCSA) July 1, 2021

West Indies win the fourth T20 towards South Africa, bringing the sequence degree at 2-2. 

Dwayne Bravo the decide of the bowlers returning career-best T20I figures of 4/19 👏  #WIvSA |

— ICC (@ICC) July 1, 2021

Kieron Pollard within the 4th T20I:

51* off 25 balls (2 fours, 5 sixes)
1/24 in 4 overs (Conceded 1 4)

No different captain scored a fifty at 200+ strike price and had an economic system of 6 or much less throughout 4 overs in the identical T20I. #WIvSA

— Sampath Bandarupalli (@SampathStats) July 1, 2021

West Indies win the fourth T20I towards South Africa.#WIvSA Scorecard:

— Cricket Instances (@CricketTimesHQ) July 2, 2021

West Indies opening bowlers in the present day:-
Chris Gayle – 41y 283d
Fidel Edwards – 39y 145d

By no means earlier than in males’s T20Is, each opening bowlers of a full-member group have been a minimum of 34 years outdated.#WIvSA

— Kausthub Gudipati (@kaustats) July 1, 2021

Captain, chief, Kieron Pollard.

West Indies beneath strain and he stands up, they have been 70 for 4 from 10.5 overs then Pollard smashed 51* runs from simply 25 balls together with 2 fours and 5 sixes at a strike price of 204. What a participant, Legend in T20. #WIvSA

— Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) July 1, 2021

Effectively performed Kieron Pollard! That is half century! #WIvSA

— EEMS (@NaeemahBenjamin) July 1, 2021

Implausible bowling from Dwayne Bravo as will get three within the over and has his career-best T20I figures of 4-19 👏👏 #WIvSA

— ThePoppingCrease (@PoppingCreaseSA) July 1, 2021

Kieron Pollard is unreal man

— Prashanth S (@ps_it_is) July 1, 2021

Priceless innings from the T20 skipper Kieron Pollard with a 21-ball half century towards South Africa! West Indies shut on 167/6.

— Snicholas (@snicholasTT) July 1, 2021

There have been many within the Caribbean who mentioned DJ Bravo shouldnt come again to West Indies colors as if we had gamers who can do what he does.

Don’t sleep on large match expertise on this format.

— Caribbean Cricket Podcast (@CaribCricket) July 1, 2021

Kieron Pollard requirements have not dropped yr after yr, A freak in T20s.

— Arjun (@LifeIsAnElation) July 1, 2021

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