The bowling attack helped the Sunrisers Eastern Cape win by five wickets.
- With a strong bowling effort, Sunrisers Eastern Cape won their third straight game and moved up to second place in the SA20 standings by limiting Paarl Royal to just 127 for 7. They eventually beat the score by five wickets in their pursuit.
- Royals were brought in to bat first, but they struggled from the get-go, losing Jason Roy and Jos Buttler in quick succession for a total of just 18 runs. Wihan Lubbe, who had scored fifty in his team’s previous victory, and Corbin Bosch worked together to try and swiftly restart the innings, but they were only able to keep it going until the eighth over. The home team’s middle-overs stability was compromised as right-arm pacer Brydon Carse removed Lubbe. They swayed from being up 58-2 in the eighth inning to being down 96-7 in the sixteenth. Aiden Markram and Roelof van der Merwe, both spin bowlers, were instrumental, taking two wickets apiece while allowing only 21 runs in a combined four overs of work. Because of this, Royals were only able to score a subpar total in 20 overs.
- Lungi Ngidi scooped up two wickets in quick succession to give his team a chance after Adam Rossington and Jordan Hermann scored 34 runs in the opening four overs. However, Hermann successfully repelled the attempt while accompanied by Markram, who contributed significantly with a run-a-ball 23. Together, they tacked on 57 runs, bringing the team that much closer to an easy victory. Bjorn Fortuin slowed things down by taking three wickets in the 13th over, but Marco Jansen (21 not out off 22) and Tristan Stubbs (18 not out off 12) saw the team to victory from a 93-run deficit.
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