The South African cricket team is in a tough spot in the third T20I against the West Indies. After 11 overs, the Proteas are 114-2, needing another 221 runs to win the match.
The West Indies won the toss and elected to bat first, and they made the most of it. Led by a brilliant innings from Shimron Hetmyer, who scored a quickfire 75 off just 37 balls, the West Indies posted a formidable total of 335-4 in their 20 overs.
The South African openers, Janneman Malan and Reeza Hendricks, got off to a good start, putting on a partnership of 50 runs before Malan was dismissed for 28. Hendricks followed soon after, dismissed for 33.
The Proteas then lost two more wickets in quick succession, with Rassie van der Dussen and Heinrich Klaasen both dismissed for single-digit scores.
At the end of the 11th over, the Proteas are 114-2, with David Miller and Andile Phehlukwayo at the crease. The Proteas need another 221 runs to win the match, and they will need a big partnership from Miller and Phehlukwayo if they are to have any chance of victory.
The South African bowlers have done well to keep the West Indies in check, but the Proteas will need to bat out of their skins if they are to chase down the total. It promises to be an exciting finish to the match, and the Proteas will be hoping to pull off a miraculous victory.