World Cup 2019, Australia vs South Africa, Aus vs SA Highlights: South Africa chose to bat after winning the toss against Australia, at Old Trafford, Manchester on Saturday.
After a brilliant start by the South African opening batsmen, Aiden Markram and Quinton de Kock, scoring 72 from the first nine overs, Australia took charge of the game. Nathan Lyon bagged the wicket of Markram, before dismissing de Kock who scored his 24th ODI half-century against the Aussies. Faf du Plessis took charge and scored his 12th ODI century while maintaining a 151-run partnership with Rassie van der Dussen. After Duminy and Pretorius was dismissed by Starc, van der Dussen continued on to score his ODI highest 95, leading South Africa to a total of 325/6.
Australia lost Aaron Finch to Imran Tahir in the sixth over itself, before Usman Khawaja was retired hurt. Steve Smith was dismissed by Dwaine Pretorius in the seventh over, which put David Warner under a lot of responsibility. Alex Carey came up with a stellar show, his highest ODI score, but it was too little too late as South Africa won by 10 runs.
South Africa325/6 (50.0)
South Africa beat Australia by 10 runs