In reply, Durban team was out for 115 runs in 17 overs in this match which took place late last night. Fast bowler Yansen took five wickets for 30 runs in four overs. He took maximum 20 wickets in the league. First, the Sunrisers batsmen thoroughly entertained the spectators at the packed Newlands Stadium.
Captain Aiden Markram scored 42 runs in 26 balls with the help of three fours and two sixes. Tom Abel, who became the player of the match, contributed 55 runs in 34 balls which included eight fours and two sixes. Tristan Stubbs scored 56 runs, hitting four fours and three sixes in his 30-ball innings.
For Durban, captain and left-arm spinner Keshav Maharaj took two wickets for 33 runs in four overs but apart from him, other bowlers kept yearning for wickets. Sunrisers openers Jordan Hernan (42 runs in 26 balls) and Abel added 90 runs in the second wicket partnership. In response to the big target, Durban had a very poor start and three of its batsmen had returned to the pavilion in the fourth over when only seven runs were hanging on the score board.
Quinton de Kock (three) was sent to the pavilion by Daniel Worrell in the third over while Matthew Bryzke became the victim of Ottinel Bartman after scoring 18 runs. JJ Smuts was dismissed by Jansen. For Durban, except Vian Mulder (38), Dwayne Pratorius (28) and Junior Dala (15), no batsman could reach double digits.