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South Africa Beat Australia By 10 Runs And Leave The League With A Win

David Warner’s century went in vain as South Africa defeated Australia by 10 runs to end

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.

India Stops Australia’s ‘Vijay Rath’, Fourth Win Against ‘Kangaroos’ In World Cup 2019

India’s Shikhar Dhawan (R) celebrates after scoring a century (100 runs) alongside India’s captain Virat Kohli during the 2019 Cricket World Cup

With the powerful performance of the bowlers after opener Shikhar Dhawan’s century and fine innings of top-order batsmen, India beat Australia 36 runs in the league match of the Cricket World Cup (ICC World Cup 2019) on Sunday.

This is India’s fourth win against Australia in the World Cup. Opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan, who played an important role in India’s victory, was named Man of the Match for his century. Dhawan scored 117 runs in 109 balls with 16 fours.

India Made These Records Too

This is the only second chance in the World Cup match when India’s top three batsmen have been able to score 50 or more runs. Earlier, in 2011, India achieved this feat against South Africa in Nagpur.

Chasing India’s target of 353 runs, Australia were able to make 316 runs, despite the innings of Steve Smith (69), David Warner (56), Alex  Carey (55 not out) and Usman Khawaja (42). Bhuvneshwar Kumar (3/50), Jaspreet Bumrah (3/61) and Yuzvendra Chahal (2/62) took two wickets for India.

Shikhar Dhawan’s Superb Innings

India had scored 352 for five wickets from a half-century by Captain Virat Kohli (82) and opener Rohit Sharma (57), apart from a century of Dhawan (117). Dhawan hit 16 fours in a 109-ball inning. He shared 127 for the first wicket with Rohit and 93 runs for the second wicket with Kohli.

Australia Need 97 Runs In The Last 8 Overs

Australia needed 97 runs to win in the last eight overs. Carey put some good shots after this. After hit six and four in Chahal’s over, he hit boundary also on Pandya’s ball. Bumrah though sent Nathan Coulter-Nile (04) to the pavilion and then ended the innings of Pat Cummins (08). Carey hit the ball of Bhuvneshwar and then with a run, he scored a half-century in 25 balls.

Australia Need 44 Runs To Win In The Last Two Overs

Australia needed 44 runs to win in the last two overs, but the team could only manage seven runs, losing their last two wickets. Earlier, Kohli decided to bat after winning the toss, after which Shikhar and Rohit gave India a good start.

Shikhar and Rohit started cautiously. Rohit was lucky on two runs when Nathan Coulter-Nile missed his catch on the short mid-wicket in the third ball of Mitchell Starc’s first over.

David Warner’s Excellent Inning, Australia Beat Afghanistan By 7 Wickets

Australia beat Afghanistan by 7 wickets. Australia’s David Warner …

In the fourth match of the ICC Cricket World Cup, Australia defeated Afghanistan by 7 wickets. Afghanistan scored 207 runs in 38.2 overs. Australia scored 209 runs by losing 3 wickets in 34.5 overs and easily won the match. A year later, David Warner, who made an unbeaten 89, has done a great inning. Australia captain Aaron Finch scored 66 runs. Rashid Khan got only one wicket. Aaron Finch was the victim of Gulbadin Naib.

Rashid Khan Help To Afghanistan To Cross 200 Runs

Australia all-out Afghanistan for 207 runs in 38.2 overs in their first match of ICC World Cup-2019. The Australian bowlers have been dominated by this match being played on the County Ground. Afghanistan lost eight wickets at 166, but in the end, Rashid Khan scored 27 runs in 11 balls with two fours and three sixes to help his team cross 200.

Not only Rashid, but some batsmen have also been an important contributor to reaching Afghanistan 200 runs. Among them is the name of Najibullah Zadran, who is the team’s top scorer. Najibullah scored 51 runs off 49 balls with seven fours and two sixes. Rahmat Shah also scored 43 runs.

After Toss

Afghanistan, who decided to bat after winning the toss, lost their two wickets for just five runs on a total score. Rahmat Shah and Hashmatullah Shahidi (18) brought the team to a total score of 56. Shahidi got stuck in Adam Jumpa’s finest googly.

Rahmat also returned to the pavilion on a total score of 75. His 60 balls innings included six boundaries. After two runs, Mohammad Nabi (7) also returned to the pavilion.

Jadran and Naib shared an 83-run partnership for the seventh wicket. This partnership had the hopes of a respectable score of the team which Marcus Stoinis broke out by dismissed to Naib. After two runs, Jadran also became the victim of Stoinis. Pat Cummins gave Australia the eighth wickets with his dismissal to Dawlat Zadran.

From there, Mujib and Rashid started making runs in a quick way and got the team crossed 200. On the total score of 205, Jampa’s ball was declared lbw and Rashid Khan returned to the pavilion. After this Cummins made Mujeeb Ur Rahman as his prey and all-out Afganistan.

Adam Zampa and Pat Cummins took three-three wickets for Australia. Marcus Stoinis’ got two and Mitchell Starc took one wicket.