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Afghanistan spinner Rashid Khan is regarded as one of the best T20 bowlers in the world. The spinner is known for bowling economical spells against the best of the batters. However, South African all-rounder Marco Jansen on Wednesday handed Rashid his second-worst T20 over ever during SA20 match between MI Cape Town and Sunrisers Eastern Cape. 

Needing 172 to win, Sunrisers looked all but out as they were 105/6 after 15 overs. However, Jansen turned the game in a single over as he smashed Rashid Khan for 28 runs. Jansen started the over with a six, followed by a boundary and then two back-to-back sixes. Rashid managed to bowl a dot in the fifth ball, however, his last ball went for another maximum as Jansen pulled the game back in his team's favour. 

The tall fast bowler went on to score a 27-ball 66, which included 3 fours and 7 sixes. Sunrisers Eastern Cape went on to win the game with 3 balls to spare. 

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With this win, the Eastern Cape registered their second victory on the trot and moved to fifth spot. Jansen was adjudged Man of the Match for his brilliant knock.