South Africa vs Afghanistan highlights: South Africa opened their account at the ongoing World Cup, as the Proteas secured an emphatic nine-wicket victory over Afghanistan. Chasing a mere target of 127, the opening duo of Hashim Amla and Quinton de Kock got South Africa to a great start. The pair added 104 for the first wicket before De Kock was removed by Afghan skipper Gulbadin Naib on 68.
Earlier in the day, Imran Tahir and Chris Morris’ clinical bowling figures helped South Africa bundle Afghanistan on 125 in 34.1 overs. Tahir, who was introduced in the 22nd over of the match ran havoc over Afghanistan middle order. The leggie picked a couple of wickets in his first over and added two more to his tally. Morris, on the other hand, gave away 13 runs in the 6.1 overs he bowled and scalped three wickets.