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West Indies vs South Africa 1st T20I: Brutal Lewis attack helps Windies defeat Proteas

Rassie van der Dussen (56 not) out) and wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock (37) helped the Proteas post a modest 160-6 when Fabian Allen (2-18) finished die pick of die Bowler of the West Indies.

A violent attack by Lewis laid the foundation for the win as he and opening partner Andre Fletcher (30) bet on 85 for the first wicket in seven over.



Tabraiz Shamsi (1-27) claimed die wicket of Lewis, but Chris Gayle (32 not.) out) and skipper Andre Russell (23 not out) saw West Indies home with 30 balls left.

South Africa has beaten the West Indies in their last two test series, but these five T20 matches look set go to the other way based on these one-side game.

West Indies, the incumbent T20 world champions, won the toss and elected to bowl first in the national stadium in St. George’s and held South Africa’s batsmen in check.

The left weirdo Allen bowled particularly impressively, as he said for the wickets of Reeza Hendricks (17) and skipper Temba Bavuma (22) before veteran Dwayne Bravo (2-30) closed out the innings.

South Africa attack were no match for the brutal beating of die West Indian batsmen with Lewis, who shrugged off a hit in die Waist reaching his half-century off 22 balls.

Lewis had beaten seven sixes and four fours when he was Shamsis. slashed left-Arm wrist spin in die hands of David Miller at Lang-off, but Gayle and Russell have die The border continued to be blown in a convincing one win.

Lewis gives lightning of batting guru

With the West Indies team-Mate Gayle as his batting Mentor it should don’t be a surprise left- Lewis deals handed over in maximum, and that innings remembered of the six-machine at his pomp.

Too short from Ngidi

South Africa’s Paceman Lungi Ngidi bowled with But aggression should used his head. He bowled way too much short stuff, was promptly on die Grandstands sent and ready with 0-46 of three overs.

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