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West Indies Tour of South Africa, 2023: South Africa Triumphed Over Windies by 87 Runs

South Africans turned the table and defeated Windies by 87 Runs in 1st test on the grounds of SuperSport Park, Centurion. 

In the 1st innings of South Africa, Markram drilled the highest score for South Africa; 115 in 174 balls, followed by Elgar’s batting with a score of 71 in 118 balls. SA got bowled out for 342 in 86.3 overs. 

From the West Indies’ side, Alzarri Joseph took maximum wickets of 5. For the side, R Reifer slammed maximum runs, 62 in 143 balls. With the cumulative efforts of the team, WI scored 212 runs in 69 overs and Nortje dismissed 5 Windies batters. 

In the 2nd innings, Markram smashed the highest score for South Africa, 47 in 58 balls with the team posting 116 runs in 28 overs. Roach took maximum wickets of 5 SA batters. 

Windies’ 2nd innings was backed by the wonderful batting of Jermaine Blackwood, 79 in 93 balls, posting 159 runs in 41 overs. Rabada took the highest 6 wickets to position South Africa on the winning edge. South Africa won the test match by 87 runs. 

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