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Kagiso Rabada Removes Josh Inglis With A Peach In ICC World Cup 2023

Kagiso Rabada was on fire during match 10 of the ICC World Cup 2023 against Australia. The fast bowler displayed an exhibition of high-class bowling at the Ekana Stadium in Lucknow and made his team win the second consecutive win of the tournament. 

Kagiso Rabada bowled great lines and lengths and troubled Australia batters. The pacer picked crucial wickets for his team and out of that the scalp of Josh Inglis was one to cherish. It was peach of a delivery and the Australian batter had no clue to it. 

Kagiso Rabada bowled a 137kmph delivery that was slanting in. He bowled a length ball and after pitching it straightened off the deck and beat the outside edge of Josh Inglis’ bat to hit the middle and off stump. The batter tried to play the line but the movement of the ball deceived him. 

Here’s the video:

Kagiso Rabada in the match bagged big scalps. He first removed Steve Smith for 19 runs to break the backbone of Australia. After that, he removed Josh Inglis and then followed it up with the wicket of Marcus Stonis for 5 runs. He returned with the figures of 3/33 and also bowled one maiden over. 

Apart from Kagiso Rabada, Marco Jansen, Keshav Maharaj, and Tabraiz Shamsi picked two wickets each whereas Lungi Ngidi also picked one scalp. The combined bowling effort helped South Africa bundle out Australia for 177 runs and win the game by 134 runs. 

Kagiso Rabada showed his intensity – Temba Bavuma lauds his fast bowler 

South Africa captain Temba Bavuma lauded his team’s effort with bat and ball. He highlighted the intensity with which Kagiso Rabada bowled and said that showing character is the biggest strength of their team. He explained: 

“Need to acknowledge the batting effort, the bowling effort was all about being clinical. Lungi (Ngidi) taking the new ball and KG (Rabada) showing intensity is what we’re looking for. In our team, character is the biggest thing we’ve spoken about. You can’t overlook the good work we’ve done, let’s take the confidence and learnings. Let’s celebrate it and come back for the next one.” 

South Africa will be next seen in action when they will take on the Netherlands on Tuesday (17th October).

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