South Africa vs Australia 45th Match of ICC World Cup 2019 Highlights
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45th Match of ICC World Cup 2019: South Africa vs. Australia
The 45th match of ICC World Cups 2019 was played between South Africa and Australia at Old Trafford in 6th of July. South Africa decided to bat first as they won the toss.
South Africa made 325-6 in 50 overs with 6 wickets down. It was their 9th highest score in World Cups and highest total against Australia in World Cups. Faf de Plessis became the top scorer as he scored 100 runs off 94 balls with 7- fours and 2- sixes. It was his 2nd World Cup century and 12th ODI century. Rassie van der Dussen also made a good score of 95 runs off 97 balls with 4- fours and 4- sixes, Quinton de Kock made 52 runs off 51 balls with 7- fours, Aiden Markram made 34 runs off 37 balls with 6- fours and 1- six.
Mitchell Starc and Nathan Lyon both took 2 wickets whereas Jason Behrendorff and Pat Cummins both took one wicket.
Australia could not meet their target as they scored only 315 runs for all-out in 49.5 overs. It was their 8th highest score against South Africa in ODIs and second-best score against them in the World Cups. David Warner became top scorer with a score of 122 runs off 117 balls with 15- fours and 2 sixes. This was his 17th ODI century and whereas it was 3rd in World Cup. Alex Carey scored 85 runs off 85 balls with 11- fours and 1- six. He had a strike rate of 123. 18 and the score was his career-best. Marcus Stoinis made 22 runs off 34 balls with 4- fours, Usman Khwaja made 18 runs off 14 balls with 3- fours, Mitchell Starc made 16 runs off 11 balls with 1- four and 1- six and Glenn Maxwell made 12 runs off 20 balls with 1- four.
South Africa’s Kagiso Rabada picked up 3 wickets, Dwaine Pretorius took two wickets, Andile Phelukwayo took 2, Imran Tahir took 1 and Chris Morris also took 1.
Faf du Plessis became the Player of the match for his score for making the score of 100 runs off 94 balls with 7- fours and 2- sixes.
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