In-form opener Quinton de Kock slammed 174 off 140 balls, his third hundred of the 2023 ODI World Cup, as South Africa hammered Bangladesh by 149 runs at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Tuesday, October 24 in match number 23. Batting first, the Proteas put 382/5 on the board. Bangladesh responded with 233 all out.
match number 10 of the tournament at the Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow on Thursday, October 12. The margin of defeat, Australia’s worst in their ODI World Cup history, is an indication of how poorly they fared in the game. They dropped four catches and were very much lackluster with both bat and ball.
Former Australia captain Aaron Finch reckons that openers Quinton de Kock and KL Rahul will be Lucknow Super Giants' biggest strength in the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 season. According to Finch, since the two are diverse players, they complement each other really well.
Reacting to Fakhar Zaman’s controversial run-out during Pakistan’s second ODI against South Africa, former pacer Shoaib Akhtar said that Quinton de Kock did not cheat. He, however, added that the wicketkeeper-batsman’s ‘faking’ act was not in the spirit of the game.