Sunrisers Eastern Cape hammer Durban Super Giants to retain SA20 title | Cricket News

Feb 11, 2024



Sunrisers Eastern Cape continuously secured SA20 Won the title by dominating the final with a spectacular victory of 89 runs. Durban Super Giants At Newlands, Cape Town on Saturday.
Batting first, defending champions Sunrisers posted a strong score of 204 runs for three wickets in 20 overs thanks to Tristan Stubbs' unbeaten 56 off 30 balls and Tom Abell's quickfire 55 off 34 balls.
The Super Giants struggled from the start and never had control over the run-chase. They slipped to 69 for six, with Marco Jansson's left-arm pace proving devastating. He claimed 5 wickets for 30 runs while Durban's team was reduced to 115 runs.
Last season, Sunrisers won the inaugural title by defeating Pretoria Capitals by four wickets.
The SA20 tournament is of great importance to the financial stability of cricket South Africa. However, this clashed with their two-Test series against New Zealand, resulting in South Africa Fielding a seriously weakened team resulted in a 281-run defeat in the first game at Mount Maunganui.
(With Reuters inputs)



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