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Rilee Rossouw blasts 36 in an over

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The South African batter is set to return to the national T20 team later this month. Rilee Rossouw is in red hot form. The batter smashed 36 in an over to show his arrival on the national team. 32-year-old has smashed 600 runs with an average of 50 for Somerset in the vitality-blast. However, Rossouw’s runs came off 194 balls at a rate of 197.

The highlight of his performance became the recent knock of 93 in just 36 balls. This figure includes 36 runs smashing in an over. This came in an over by leg-spinner Mattie McKiernan with  (6, 6, 4, (2nb), 6, 6, 6). Rilee’s thrashing brought up 265/5 for somerset. Especially, This total is said to be the highest in English domestic cricket. In addition, this cruised the team to the semi-finals.

The Africans begin their tour to England on the 27th of this month. The inform batter is likely to replace Temba Bavuma in the top order of the team. Rilee played his last match for the national side back in 2016 after which he played for Hampshire.

The batter returned to domestic cricket after UK’s exit from the European Union in 2020. Since then, the batter is looking for a comeback in the national side.

Communication a key for England tour: Butcher

Head coach of South Africa, hoping for a good fight in the upcoming warmup matches. After concluding these warm-up matches. Proteas would start their 2-month-long tour on 19th July. On Being asked about warm-up matches Butcher said

“We’ve got quite a few options and these games that we’ll be playing in the next few days will hopefully allow us to understand and get to know where the players are as individuals, the former cricketer was quoted as saying by Cricket South Africa. So we have quite a good idea barring one or two extra batters who our front line-up is going to be. We’ll just have to see how the form plays itself out and hopefully, we get the proper headache of having everyone in the runs.”

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