In the World Cup match on October 12, South Africa, led by de Kock’s 109 and Rabada’s 3-wicket haul, secured a commanding 134-run victory against Australia in Lucknow.
South Africa claimed a resounding 134-run victory over Australia in ODI 10 of the ongoing World Cup 2023, held in Lucknow on Thursday. The Aussies, chasing a target of 313 runs, succumbed to excellent bowling, getting bowled out for 177 in just 40.5 overs, with Kagiso Rabada leading the attack with a three-wicket haul. Keshav Maharaj and Tabraiz Shamsi also contributed, each taking two wickets.
Marnus Labuschange emerged as the highest run-scorer for Australia, crafting a 46-run innings from 74 balls.
Quinton de Kock’s top form led South Africa to a solid total of 311/7 in their first innings, spanning 50 overs. De Kock blazed his way to 109 runs from 106 balls, comprising eight fours and five sixes before falling to Maxwell in the 35th over. Aiden Markram also contributed with a determined half-century, notching 56 from 44 deliveries, including seven fours and a six.
In response, Australia’s bowlers were spearheaded by Mitchell Starc and Glenn Maxwell, both claiming two wickets. Meanwhile, Josh Hazlewood, Pat Cummins, and Adam Zampa secured one dismissal each.
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Last Updated on October 12, 2023
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