Chris Gayle was the man of the match in the first T20I © Getty Images (File Photo)
Chris Gayle scored a quick fifty © Getty Images (File Photo)

Jan 11, 2015

Chris Gayle hammered a 20-ball fifty in the second Twenty20 International (T20I) between South Africa and West Indies at Johannesburg. Earlier, Marchant de Lange dismissed Dwayne Smith early, getting him out LBW for 17. Faf du Plessis scored an outstanding 46-ball 100. Justin Ontong was out for 19. David Miller scored a breezy 26-ball 47 but was was run out by some excellent footwork by Andre Russell. Du Plessis hammered a quickfire fifty. In partnership with Miller, du Plessis put the West Indian bowling to the sword after a couple of early wickets.

West Indies won the toss and elected to field first against South Africa in the second T20I of the series. The visitors went in with an unchanged side, while Justin Ontong, Marchant de Lange, and Aaron Phangiso came in at the cost of Kagiso Rabada, Wayne Parnell, and Reeza Hendricks for South Africa.

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