Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Best performances - Batsmen

JP Duminy
67(53) 6x4 - 3x6
Control %83%
  • Productive Shot
  • off side drive on front foot
  • 22 runs
  • 1x4 - 1x6
0 6 5 10 12 16 4 14
SR Watson
52(39) 6x4 - 2x6
Control %75%
  • Productive Shot
  • off side drive on front foot
  • 20 runs
  • 4x4 - 0x6
4 5 3 4 6 8 4 18

Best performances - Bowlers

PJ Cummins
O4
M0
R25
W3
Eco6.25
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
LL Tsotsobe
O4
M0
R21
W1
Eco5.25
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF

Partnerships

South Africa - Innings

2
HM Amla0 (0)
GC Smith0 (6)
8
HM Amla4 (6)
CA Ingram4 (6)
58
JP Duminy25 (31)
CA Ingram29 (22)
65
JP Duminy42 (22)
DA Miller20 (18)
0
J Botha0 (0)
DA Miller0 (1)
5
RJ Peterson0 (0)
J Botha4 (2)
7
RJ Peterson6 (4)
HG Kuhn1 (1)
1*
HG Kuhn0 (0)
J Theron0 (1)

Australia - Innings

1
SR Watson1 (2)
DA Warner0 (1)
82
SR Watson51 (37)
SE Marsh24 (17)
4
SE Marsh1 (2)
DJ Hussey3 (5)
40
DJ Hussey12 (13)
CL White28 (22)
14
DJ Hussey10 (9)
SPD Smith3 (6)
6*
MS Wade1 (1)
SPD Smith5 (3)

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Run rate graph

Worm

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    It's a party under Table Mountain as South Africa and Australia kick off the festivities

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  • Smith's let-down, Warner's leap

    ESPNcricinfo presents the plays of the day from the first Twenty20 between South Africa and Australia

  • Cummins the difference - White

    Patrick Cummins, Australia's 19-year-old fast bowler, was credited with putting his team in a winning position after their victory in the opening T20 against South Africa at Newlands

  • Watson helps Australia win T20 opener

    A powerful half-century from Shane Watson helped Australia make an encouraging start to their tour of South Africa as they won the opening Twenty20 in Cape Town by five wickets

Australia 2nd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st1SR WatsonDA Warner
2nd82SR WatsonSE Marsh
3rd4SE MarshDJ Hussey
4th40DJ HusseyCL White
5th14DJ HusseySPD Smith
6th6MS WadeSPD Smith