Quinton De Cock faces heat after the controversial run-out of Fakhar Zaman

Quinton De Cock faces heat for his ‘fake fielding’ act on Twitter. Twitterverse bashing him for his No Sportsmanship act.

Quinton De Cock faces heat after the controversial run-out of Fakhar Zaman
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Quinton De Cock faces heat after the controversial run-out of Fakhar Zaman.

South Africa and Pakistan clashed in the 2nd ODI of the Betway series yesterday. Pakistan skipper Babar Azam won the toss and opted to field first in the 2nd ODI of the three-match series.

South Africa got a solid start as Aiden Markram off to a positive start. Quinton De Cock and Aiden Markram added 55 runs in just 9.3 overs for the opening wicket.

Markram falls for a well-made 39 runs on just 34 deliveries. Faheem Ashraf provided the first breakthrough for Pakistan in the 2nd ODI. De Cock and Temba Bavuma added over 100 runs for the second wicket. De Cock made 80 runs in that process. South Africa skipper Temba Bavuma missed his century by 8 runs.

Van Der Dussen continued his good form and scored quickly 60 runs on mere 37 balls. In the end, David Miller 16th ODI fifty on 27 balls helps South Africa to post down a big total 341/6 in 50 overs.

Pakistan started poorly as Imam Ul Haw departed for just 5 runs to Lungi Ngidi. Pakistan Skipper Babar Azam too couldn’t convert his good start into a big score as he departed with 31 runs.

 

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Fakhar Zaman couldn’t find any reliable partner as Mohammad Rizwan, Danish Aziz, and Asif Ali couldn’t contribute much. Zaman holds one end and battling alone for Pakistan to sail over the line.

Fakhar Zaman completed his 5th ODI hundred in that process. Zaman batted brilliantly after completing his Ton and kept Pakistan’s hope alive in the 2nd ODI.

In the final over, Quinton De Cock showed his ‘fake fielding’ skill. The first ball of the final over, Fakhar Zaman drills the ball to long-off and sets for two runs but De Cock acted like the throw was coming at the non-striker end and Fakahr became quiet to relax after seeing Quinton De Cock reaction.

The throw was coming at Fakhar end and that throw put ends of a marvelous inning of Zaman (193).

Fakhar Zaman became the highest run-getter in the run Chase.

Quinton De Cock faces heat for his ‘fake fielding’ act on Twitter. Twitterverse bashing him for his No Sportsmanship act.

 

Quinton De Cock faces heat after the controversial run-out of Fakhar Zaman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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MCC has its say on the controversial run-out of Fakhar Zaman

Mon Apr 5 , 2021
"Law 41.5.1 states: “It is unfair for any fielder wilfully to attempt, by word or action, to distract, deceive or obstruct either batsman after the striker has received the ball”.
MCC has its say on the controversial run-out of Fakhar Zaman