Quinton de Kock has proven the decisive factor for the Southern Brave's surge to the top of the men's Hundred table. The South African keeper-batsman took some time to find his feet in the competition, but he has not looked back since discovering his form, and the Brave have produced some dominant performances, no less than on Wednesday night against the Welsh Fire.
The Fire put on 144 from their 100 balls, a total which was comfortably chased down by the Brave with 13 balls and eight wickets remaining. De Kock made 57 off 32 balls, supported by a typically watchable 53 off 39 from his skipper James Vince. De Kock in particular put on an exhibition of timing and power, hitting five 4s and two 6s.