WATCH: Dewald Brevis hits monstrous no-look six for MI Cape Town against Joburg Super Kings in SA20


The sister franchise of the Mumbai Indians, MI Cape Town is back on the winning track in the inaugural edition of the SA20. Under the guidance of Rashid Khan, the team secured their second win in three matches on Saturday 14 January when they beat Chennai Super Kings sister franchise Joburg Super Kings by seven wickets at Newlands Stadium in Cape Town. The hosts reached the target of 106 runs in just 16.2 overs, losing just three wickets.

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Young South African batsman Dewald Brevis was the star of the show, scoring the highest with 42 runs off 34 balls.

The 19-year-old cricketer, who also represents the Mumbai Indians, was sacked for a duck in the team’s second match against the Durban Super Giants. However, he recovered quickly and played a vital role in helping his side win and reach the top of the points table.

The right-handed hitter made an impressive contribution, hitting two fours and three sixes during his stay in the crease, including a remarkable six without batting an eyelid.

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On the first delivery of the eighth over, bowled by Aaron Phangiso, Brevis unhesitatingly got down on one knee and sent it up with a mighty swing of the bat.


“That bat stream, that swing, the sound of the bat suggested it was going to go a long way,” exclaimed the commentator.

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Brevis was on fire for MI Cape Town in the opening game of the SA20. In the opening match of the tournament between MI Cape Town and Paarl Royals at Newlands Stadium on 10 January, he was unhurt with 70 runs off 41 balls. During the game, he hit four fours and five sixes.

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