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CWC2019: South Africa beat Afghanistan by 9 wickets

South Africa secured their first win by chasing a target of 126 set by Afghanistan with nine wickets left in Cardiff on Saturday. Faf du Plessis’s side have endured a torrid campaign so far, losing their first three matches and then picking up one point from a rain-ruined match against the West Indies. Afghanistan, who have lost all three of their matches in England and Wales, made a bright start but their middle order collapsed spectacularly and just three of their players reached double figures. There was little sign of…