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Lungi Enigidi won the match by scoring sixes in the 49th over. But the last one was not saved South Africa. Faf du Plessis’ team lost to Australia in a highly competitive match in Adelaide by 7 runs.
South Africa needed 20 runs in the last over. Only one wicket in hand Imran Tahir kept the possibility alive after the first of Glenn Maxwell’s first four. But tourists can take more than 4 runs in the next 4 balls. The last time Tahir got out of the match after winning the boundary, then it was confirmed that Australia
After seven match rates in one-day internationals, Australia finally won the match. The win came in the three-match series 1-1, with Aaron Finch’s team back in the balance.
Kagiso Radda (4/54) and Dwayne Pretorius (3/32) were bowled out for 231 in South Africa. None of the host team could score a half century. Alex Carr 47, Chris Lynn 44 and opener Aaron Finch scored 41.
It seemed as if Ajitra stood in another format in the ODI format. But they came back to fight very well with the ball. Faf du Plessis and David Miller were showing the dream of winning the Proteas losing 4 wickets for 68 runs. They added 74 runs for the fifth wicket.
Pat Cummins, who scored 47 in the first innings, was bowled by Du Plessis for Australia. David Miller, another set batsman, scored 51 runs, while Styeny’s lbw was dismissed for 187 runs, while the match ended when South Africa’s hopes of a match ended. At the end, Lungi Ngidi scored 19 runs from 19 balls and Imran Tahir scored 11 runs in 11 balls, but the Proteas did not touch the win.
Marcus Steinice took 3 wickets for Australia Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood took two wickets each.