When he reached his century against Bangladesh in the Super 12 match of the 2017 T20 World Cup on Thursday at Sydney Cricket Ground, Rilee Rossouw emerged as the player of the day. Rossouw’s knock helped South Africa reach the score of 205/5 in 20.0 overs as it only took him 56 balls to reach the 100-run mark. Quinton de Kock also scored 63 runs off 38 balls in addition to him. Apart with his brilliant performance, the batter’s emotional celebration after reaching his first century of the T20 World Cup 2022 caught everyone’s attention.
After collecting a single from Shakib Al Hasan in the sixteenth over, Rossouw finished off his century. After a brief interval, the Proteas batter was spotted dancing with joy and crying. He then sat down on the ground and smiled at his incredible knock. Everyone was in awe of his excitement as the Proteas batter was showered with love by all the fans.
Rossouw scored a century for the second time in a row in T20Is. The first came in the third T20I of the three-match series against India at Holkar Stadium in Indore, where he scored in 48 balls. South Africa chose to bat first when the game began, and after Rossouw made a century and de Knock added a 63-run innings, they crushed 205/5 in 20.0 overs. Shakib Al Hasan took two wickets for Bangladesh, while Taskin Ahmed, Hasan Mahmud, and Afif Hossain each took one wicket.