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Twitter reactions: Kieron Pollard, Dwayne Bravo energy West Indies to level T20I series against South Africa

In the fourth T20I of the ongoing 5-match leg at National Cricket Stadium in Grenada, West Indies defeated South Africa to level the series two-two.

Place to bat very first, the hosts posted 167/six in their allotted 20 overs, thanks to a blistering knock by skipper Kieron Pollard. The Trinidadian led his troops from the front and took his group to a competitive total just after losing six wickets for just 101 in 15.three overs.

Pollard activated his classic beast mode and entirely changed the course of the match. He took Proteas bowlers to the cleaners by smashing unbeaten 51 from just 25 deliveries.

Apart from Polly, Lendl Simmons also contributed nicely at the major with a critical 34-ball 47. He slammed eight boundaries, which includes 5 maximums and kept the run-price alive in spite of the fall of wickets from the other finish.

For South Africa, but once again George Linde and Tabraiz Shamsi exhibited major-class bowling to place brakes on the run-flow in the middle-overs. Although Linde picked up two scalps for 16 runs, Shamsi also bagged a couple by providing away only 13 runs in his quota of four overs.

In response, the guests could only handle to attain 149/9, losing the contest by 21 runs. All-rounder Dwayne Bravo was the star of the evening with the ball. He picked up a 4-wicket haul for just 19 runs in his four overs.

Bravo offered the most critical breakthrough for the property group when he dismissed Proteas opener, Quinton de Kock. The left-handed wicketkeeper-batsman stayed alive till the 18th more than and scored 60 runs off 43 balls, which includes six fours and two sixes.

Just after de Kock, Aiden Markram was the second-highest run-scorer for the vacationers, with 20 runs off 20 deliveries.

The series decider will now take spot at the similar venue on Saturday (July 03).

Short Score: West Indies 167/six (Kieron Pollard 51*, Tabraiz Shamsi two/13) beat South Africa 146/9 (Quinton de Kock 60, Dwayne Bravo four/19) by 21 runs.

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