Australia beat South Africa to level ODI series

November 9, 2018


Australia defeated South Africa by seven runs in the second one day international in Adelaide on Friday.

South Africa, electing to field, restricted Australia to 231 in 48.3 with Kagiso Rabada taking four wickets in the match.

Rabada finished with 4/54 in 9.3 overs while Dale Steyn ended with the figures of 2/31 in 10 overs with a maiden to his name. Dwaine Pretorious took three wickets.

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Alex Carey was the stand out performer with the bat for Australia while Chris Lynn and skipper Aaron Finch made 44 and 41 runs respectively for the side.

The South African side, chasing a target of 232 runs, managed 224/9 in their 50 overs.

David Miller made 51 runs for the side while captain Faf du Plessis made 47 runs for the team.

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Aiden Markram and Lungi Ngidi made 19 runs each for the team.

Marcus Stoinis took three wickets while Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood took two wickets each in the match.

Aaron Finch was named Player of the Match.

The three match series is level at 1-1. The third and final game will be played on November 11 in Hobart.


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