In the ICC World Cup-2019, South Africa played their last match at the Old Trafford ground on Saturday and beat Australia by 10 runs. Australia could score 315 runs by chasing the target of 326 in 49.5 overs. David Warner scored the highest of 122 runs in Australia’s favor. He faces 117 balls and hit 15 fours and 2 sixes.
Apart from Warner, wicketkeeper Alex Carey also batted with an unbeaten 85 off 69 balls, including 11 fours and one six. Kagiso Rabada did super bowling from South Africa. He gave 56 runs in 10 overs to send three batsmen to pavilion. Along with that, Dwaine Pretorius (27 runs in 6 overs) and Andile Phehlukwayo (22 runs in 2.5 overs) also got two wickets.
After Winning the Toss, RSA Batted First
Earlier, in the ICC World Cup-2019, South Africa had set a target of 326 runs against the previous winner team Australia.
Captain Faf du Plessis scored 100 runs for South Africa after winning the toss. Apart from them, Rassie van der Dussen (95) and Quinton de Kock contributed 52 runs to South Africa and team scored a strong score of 325 runs for six wickets in 50 overs.
Hashim Amla did not play in this match due to injury. Edwin Markham (34) along with Quinton de Kock in his place came to bat. This opening pair gave a quick start by sharing 79-runs partnership for the first wicket. Nathan Lyon dismissed Markram to give Australia the first breakthrough and tried to dominate, but De Kock team up with the captain to make the team score 100 runs.
Quinton de Kock was out after a while after completing the half-century. Nathan Lyon took the wicket of de Kock He faced 51 balls and hit seven fours.
After this, Captain and Rassie van der Dussen played fine innings. Du Plessis completed his first World Cup century in 43rd over but he was out on the last ball in the same over. He faced 94 balls in his inning and hit seven fours and two sixes.
Dussen continuously hit the ball from here. Although he could not complete his century, and Pat Cummins bowled him on the last ball of the inning. Dussen hit four fours and six sixes in 97 balls. Jean-Paul Duminy contributed 14 runs. For Australia, Mitchell Starc took two wickets, Jason Behrendorff and Pat Cummins got one wicket each.