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South Africa vs Australia

Match info: Triangular Series in Zimbabwe 2014 at Harare Sports Club - 2nd ODI

Date: 27th Aug 2014 Umpires: I J Gould and R B Tiffin

50-over match

Home team and score Away team score

South Africa

328/3 (46.4 Overs)

Result

Australia

327/7 (50.0 Overs)

South Africa win by 7 wickets

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  • South Africa win by 7 wickets

    South Africa win by 7 wickets. AB and Faf steered the chase very well and gunned down the total with ease. Faf got his maiden ton and AB stayed there till the end with Duminy to seal a big win.
  • Over 47 - SA 328/3 (De Villiers 136, Duminy 33)

    A single to start the over and then a bouncer that is called a wide from Faulkner. Four, Duminy hits the ball through midwicket and mid-on for four. Another wide from Faulkner, just one needed to win. A single and South Africa seal a big win.
  • Over 46 - SA 320/3 (De Villiers 136, Duminy 28)

    A couple of runs to start the over and then Duminy takes a single. Four, AB hits the wide ball over mid-off for four. Three singles to end the over, just 8 runs needed now.
  • Over 45 - SA 310/3 (De Villiers 129, Duminy 24)

    South Africa closing in, Faulkner comes back into the attack. Five singles from the over, South Africa need 18 runs from 30 balls.
  • Over 44 - SA 305/3 (De Villiers 127, Duminy 21)

    Richardson into his 9th over. Three singles and then six, Duminy steps out of his crease and hits the ball over the umpire's head for a six. A single and then AB takes a couple of runs to deep cover to end the over. 12 from the over. The 300 comes up for SA.
  • Over 43 - SA 293/3 (De Villiers 123, Duminy 13)

    A couple of runs to start the over and then a couple of singles. A wide from Johnson down the leg side. Three, Duminy pushes the ball wide of point for three runs, AB runs three despite the hammy struggles. 11 from the over, 35 needed from 42 balls.
  • Over 42 - SA 282/3 (De Villiers 119, Duminy 7)

    Richardson comes back to bowl, AB hits the first ball to square leg for a couple of runs. A wide from Richardson and then a single. A couple of dots and then a single to end the over. 46 needed from 48 balls.
  • Over 41 - SA 277/3 (De Villiers 116, Duminy 6)

    Johnson comes back into the attack, Duminy takes a single to deep midwicket. AB hits the ball through square leg for a couple of runs. Four from the over.
  • Over 40 - SA 273/3 (De Villiers 113, Duminy 5)

    AB takes a single from the first ball, four from the over. South Africa 273 for 3.
  • Over 39 - SA 269/3 (De Villiers 110, Duminy 4)

    Duminy is the new man in, he takes a single from the first ball through midwicket. A single to start the over and then AB sweeps the ball to deep cover for a couple. Four, AB hits the ball through cover and long-off for four. AB takes a single to cover, he is struggling with his hamstring. Duminy takes three runs as he hits the ball to deep point, Maxwell pulls the ball back. 12 from the over.
  • Over 38 - SA 257/3 (De Villiers 102)

    Starc comes back into the attack. Faf hits the first ball through the covers for four, his first ODI 100 comes up. A single and then AB hits the ball over mid-off for four more, he gets to his 100. A single and then Faf dissects long-on and long-off for four. WICKET! Finally a wicket for Australia, the bouncer gets Faf out, Smith takes the catch at midwicket.
  • Over 37 - SA 243/2 (Du Plessis 97, De Villiers 97)

    Faulkner comes back into the attack. Three singles to start the over and then AB hits the last ball for a six. Both batsmen on 97 now.
  • Over 36 - SA 234/2 (Du Plessis 95, De Villiers 90)

    Richardson comes back into the attack. AB drives the ball through covers for a couple of runs. Dropped, AB is dropped again, Bailey at point juggles the ball and drops it. Another single and then AB hits the ball over mid-off for four. Good over from South Africa.
  • Over 35 - SA 226/2 (Du Plessis 94, De Villiers 83)

    AB hits one back to Johnson and he drops an easy catch. Four, AB outside edges the next ball and the ball goes wide of Haddin for four. 5 from the over.
  • Over 34 - SA 221/2 (Du Plessis 94, De Villiers 78)

    AB hits the ball to the left of mid-off and it goes all the way to the boundary for four. A couple of singles to end the over. 7 from the over the asking rate is 6.68 per over now.
  • Over 33 - SA 214/2 (Du Plessis 93, De Villiers 72)

    This partnership is worth more than 150, and South Africans are cruising on auto-pilot mode towards a win here. They are just two wickets down, and need 124 from 108 balls. The physio is out, giving AB's hamstring a bit of a stretch. After drinks, Johnson continues. A single and then Faf works the ball through midwicket for a couple of runs. A couple of singles to end the over.
  • Over 32 - SA 204/2 (Du Plessis 89, De Villiers 66)

    Richardson comes back to bowl another spell. AB drives the ball through point for a couple of runs. A couple more as AB hits the ball to fine leg. A couple of singles to end the over. The 200 comes up for South Africa.
  • Over 31 - SA 198/2 (Du Plessis 88, De Villiers 61)

    Johnson comes back into the attack, Bailey trying to get a wicket now. Four, Faf hits the yorker through mid off for four. Six, Faf hits the last ball for a six, Johnson can't get a wicket for Australia, he ends up giving 11 runs from the over.
  • Over 30 - SA 187/2 (Du Plessis 78, De Villiers 60)

    Marsh comes back into the attack to replace Maxwell. Four singles and then AB cuts the ball through point for two runs. Another single to end the over, 7 risk-free runs from it.
  • Over 29 - SA 180/2 (Du Plessis 76, De Villiers 55)

    Faf comes down the wicket to Starc and hits the ball over cover for four, then takes a single to rotate strike. Another single and Faf hits the ball through midwicket for four. A couple of runs to end the over, 12 runs from it.

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