In a high-stakes encounter between New Zealand and South Africa in the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup, young paceman Marco Jansen showcased his exceptional skills, inflicting a crucial blow on New Zealand’s batting lineup. With precision and bounce, Jansen rattled New Zealand’s batsmen, creating serious pressure on the Kiwis.
The pivotal moment came when Jansen bowled a sharp short delivery to Rachin Ravindra, who attempted to take on the challenge. However, Jansen’s impeccable bounce proved to be too much for Ravindra, leading to a top-edge. The ball soared high, but not long enough, finding its way to fine leg where Gerald Coetzee settled under it, displaying excellent judgment and securing a vital catch.
Ravindra’s departure for 9 runs off 16 balls, including a solitary boundary, marked a significant setback for New Zealand, leaving them at 45/2.