• BATSMEN
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    10.3 oh Finch has given it away! It was full and wide and Finch probably got tempted, went for a big lofted drive on the off side but holed out straight to the man in the deep for an easy catch. He wanted to break the shackles, but could not 46/1
    34.4 Hughes couldn't get the previous two deliveries away, decides he has to go big now, takes on the man at long-on, it was a length ball that he wanted to club over the ropes, he can't get it as wide as he likes, picks out the fielder at long-on, this has been a disastrous Powerplay for Australia 152/4
    29.2 Smith's innings is over, Tahir gets the breakthrough, Smith skips down the crease and looks to power the ball through the off side, and gets a thick outside edge, de Kock hangs on to that one, just about, it came off de Kock's right thigh pad initially, de Kock kept his cool to latch on 131/2
    30.6 the Powerplay has struck, as it usually does, Glenn Maxwell is gone, a short ball from Steyn, Maxwell goes for the pull, top edge and the ball goes high up, Steyn wants it, so does de Kock, who will take it? it is de Kock who gets it as Steyn stays away 136/3
    41.2 gone this time! He's been stumped, being beaten by the turn! Bailey charged down this time, despite hitting a four previous ball, going for a lofted drive for a ball on off stump but the ball turned away from him and QDK did the rest 187/5
    not out
    86
    51
    5
    7
    168.62
    48.3 Haddin falls in an attempt to collect runs like his partner. It was full outside off, he went for a lofted drive over the covers but got a leading edge and was caught at the edge of the circle 258/6
    49.5 excellent ball in the block hole, but Johnson's been run out for trying to run the second. Marsh dug it down to long-off and nearly lost his balance while playing the shot which and he lost time there. Johnson wanted to get Marsh back on strike but he was sent back and he could not get there on time 281/7
    not out
    1
    1
    0
    0
    100.00
    Extras
    11 (lb 6, nb 2, w 3)
    TOTAL
    282/7 (50 Overs, RR: 5.64)
    BowlingOMRWEcon0s4s6sWDNB
    DW Steyn9.006417.11276300
    JP Duminy4.002406.00132100
    M Morkel9.015115.66294112
    R McLaren8.005617.00223320
    Imran Tahir10.004214.20322100
    AM Phangiso10.003923.90312000
    Fall of wickets:1-46 (AJ Finch, 10.3 ov), 2-131 (SPD Smith, 29.2 ov), 3-136 (GJ Maxwell, 30.6 ov), 4-152 (PJ Hughes, 34.4 ov), 5-187 (GJ Bailey, 41.2 ov), 6-258 (BJ Haddin, 48.3 ov), 7-281 (MG Johnson, 49.5 ov)
  • BATSMEN
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    9.3 stunning take from Haddin, throwing himself to his left to pluck a one-handed take, not bad for a 36-year-old that, Amla had moved across the stumps to try whip the ball down to fine leg, can only tickle it just wide of Haddin, or so he thought till that acrobatic leap from Haddin, and Marsh's day continues to get better 36/2
    1.4 Maxwell has got the wicket, the prolific de Kock is gone for 1, he went for the slog sweep, a top edge sends the ball high up and not too far from the pitch, Steve Smith gets under it and pouches the skier 9/1
    41.5 oh, he's hitwicket, what a way for that innings to end! Faf went back in the crease to turn the ball to deep midwicket from outside off and set off for a single too, but his right heel touched the base of the off stump and he has to walk back. He has a word with Phangiso before leaving the field 214/8
    15.4 swept once more, this time in the air, taken at backward square leg, perhaps AB wanted to hit that over the fielder there, but instead he hits it straight at his chest, easy for Bailey, a massive wicket this, South Africa in a hole now, with their three most prolific batsmen in recent series gone, this is a test for middle and lower-middle order 64/3
    22.5 oh, Duminy has handed a simple catch to fine leg! Marsh pitched it short outside leg and Duminy pulled it, but not with much power, maybe he wanted to pull it finer and the fielder took a couple of steps in and caught it easily. Had he been at the boundary, it would have fallen short 93/4
    24.4 that's a Johnson special, Miller's stumps have gone for a walk! It was well short of length and very quick from outside off, Miller didn't move his feet much and looked to push it but it came in, beat him by pace and rattled the stumps through the huge gap between bat and pad 101/5
    36.6 goes for a heave and hands it to midwicket! It was slightly full outside off stump and he went for a cross-batted heave to the leg side, didn't middle and it went straight to Steven Smith 174/6
    40.3 gone, Steyn is run out! He punched the ball down to mid-off and took off to give strike to Faf, but the ball reached Smith in no time and he struck the stumps with a direct hit and so much power that one of them broke! 206/7
    not out
    3
    9
    0
    0
    33.33
    42.4 that's gone through, bowled'im! What a difference pace can make! the length delivery came in from just outside off and it didn't give Morkel any time to move his feet, he tried to drive it down but missed it completely 217/9
    43.6 it's all over, Tahir has been caught at deep cover and Australia enter the finals of the tri-series with a bonus-point win. He freed his arms and lofted to ball over cover but only got as far as Mitchell Marsh 220/10
    Extras
    17 (lb 7, w 10)
    TOTAL
    220 all out (44 Overs, RR: 5.00)
    BowlingOMRWEcon0s4s6sWDNB
    MG Johnson9.013023.33371040
    GJ Maxwell4.002225.50141020
    KW Richardson8.003824.75296000
    MA Starc8.014705.87271400
    MR Marsh5.002324.60171100
    NM Lyon10.005315.30284100
    Fall of wickets:1-9 (Q de Kock, 1.4 ov), 2-36 (HM Amla, 9.3 ov), 3-64 (AB de Villiers, 15.4 ov), 4-93 (JP Duminy, 22.5 ov), 5-101 (DA Miller, 24.4 ov), 6-174 (R McLaren, 36.6 ov), 7-206 (DW Steyn, 40.3 ov), 8-214 (F du Plessis, 41.5 ov), 9-217 (M Morkel, 42.4 ov), 10-220 (Imran Tahir, 43.6 ov)

Match Notes

SA's bad starts in chases

6

No. of defeats for SA after being five down for less than 150 in 7 of their 14 ODI-chases since 2013

Six six six

0

Numbers of times Steyn had previously been hit for three sixes in an over

Zimbabwe Triangular Series

TEAMMPMWMLMDPTNRR
SA4310140.404
AUS4220101.160
ZIM41304-1.563