Winning the second ODI by five wickets, South Africa clinched the three match ODI series against England at home. Winning the toss at Bloemfontein, the Proteas opted to bowl first.
Powered by fifties from Harry Brook, Jos Buttler and Moeen Ali, England posted 342 runs on the board in 50 overs. In return, the hosts chased down the total with five balls to spare.
🚨 RESULT | SOUTH AFRICA WIN BY 5 WICKETS
Captain Temba Bavuma’s third ODI century set the platform for the remaining batters to pick up where he left off and chase down the 343-run target 🏏
The Betway ODI Series is sealed ✅#SAvENG #BePartOfIt pic.twitter.com/kEr09Qiu5p
— Proteas Men (@ProteasMenCSA) January 29, 2023
Captain Temba Bavuma blasted a hundred 109 off 102 deliveries while David Miller scored a quickfire 58 off 37 to seal the match.
Madrid held to a 0-0 draw by Sociedad
Battling Real Sociedad survived a pounding at Santiago Bernabeu on Sunday when they held Real Madrid to a goalless draw in a frantic LaLiga match.
Real Madrid recorded 20 goal attempts compared to only seven created by the visitors who held their turf heroically to go home to San Sebastian with a point thanks to a string of saves by goalkeeper Alex Remiro.
💬 @nachofi1990: “We did a good job tonight but are disappointed not to get the win.”#RealMadridRealSociedad pic.twitter.com/iNXE30y3v4
— Real Madrid C.F. 🇬🇧🇺🇸 (@realmadriden) January 29, 2023
Vinicius Jr wasted two chances from close range, one in each half, with Remiro denying both. The keeper also made critical stops of efforts by Karim Benzema, Toni Kroos and Rodrygo.
With the result, Madrid are now five points behind Barcelona, who stand at the top of the La Liga table.
Napoli beat Roman 2-1
Goals from Victor Osimhen and Giovanni Simeone were enough for Roma to best Napoli 2-1 in Serie A on Sunday.
✨ El Cholito to the rescue!
💙 #ForzaNapoliSempre pic.twitter.com/3MKABSF6rO
— Official SSC Napoli (@en_sscnapoli) January 29, 2023
A win that helped them assert their dominance on top of the Italian league, with 53 points from 20 games, 13 ahead of second-placed Inter Milan. Roma are in sixth with 37 points.Also Read‘Can’t understand why coming here would damage Henderson’s legacy and Mes...Watch: Cristiano Ronaldo looks bemused after being snubbed for player of ...Jose Mourinho substitutes Roma player, forces his own team to play with 1...Neymar set for Saudi move after Al Hilal agree near-USD100M transfer fee ...
Responding to Osimhen’s first half goal, Roma scored via substitute Stephan El Shaarawy before Simeone finished late in the game to bag three points for the hosts.