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1st T20I (N), Adelaide, November 05, 2014, South Africa tour of Australia [November 2014]
(19/20 ov, T:145) 145/3

South Africa won by 7 wickets (with 6 balls remaining)

Player Of The Match
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Australia Innings
South Africa Innings
Match Flow
Australia  (20 ovs maximum)
Cameron White c Behardien b Parnell24212530114.28
Aaron Finch (c)c Rossouw b McLaren14111620127.27
Shane Watson c Duminy b Abbott47365403130.55
Ben Dunk c Duminy b Imran Tahir2660033.33
Nathan Reardon c †de Kock b Abbott4890050.00
James Faulkner not out 41334411124.24
Ben Cutting c Miller b Abbott661300100.00
Pat Cummins not out 00100-
Extras(lb 2, nb 1, w 3)6
TOTAL20 Ov (RR: 7.20)144/6
Fall of wickets: 1-33 (Aaron Finch, 4.1 ov), 2-42 (Cameron White, 5.5 ov), 3-48 (Ben Dunk, 7.3 ov), 4-67 (Nathan Reardon, 10.2 ov), 5-124 (Shane Watson, 17.2 ov), 6-142 (Ben Cutting, 19.5 ov)
Kyle Abbott402135.25101000
10.2 to NJ Reardon, whatacatch! That was short and rising outside off and he crouched to play the ramp shot. Got a fairly big chunk of bat on it and it went at high pace over de Kock. He leaped high in the air, at full stretch, and came away with the ball stuck in his right glove. 67/4
17.2 to SR Watson, gone! Yet another batsman hits it in the air at catching height, straight to a fielder. It was full outside off and Watson hit that cleanly but picked out the man at cover, right on the edge of the circle. 124/5
19.5 to BCJ Cutting, gone. Cutting goes deep in his crease and gets under this blockhole delivery, strikes it cleanly, but the straight boundaries here are long and he holes out to Miller at long-on. It's an easy catch but he makes sure there are no stuff-ups, tossing the ball in the air, stepping out of the boundary and back in to re-take the catch. 142/6
Kagiso Rabada302709.0072100
Wayne Parnell402817.0031001
5.5 to CL White, taken! It was short, wide, and it deserved to be smashed, and White duly smashed it, but Behardien at cover point leaped in the air, arms at full stretch, and plucked it out of the air. 42/2
Ryan McLaren302719.0062100
4.1 to AJ Finch, and he strikes first ball. It's a slower ball outside off, and Finch goes hard at it, looking to drive on the up, and pops a simple catch to short cover. 33/1
Jean-Paul Duminy20804.0050010
Imran Tahir403117.7580220
7.3 to BR Dunk, tossed up wide outside off. Dunk goes hard at the drive and hits it in the air, and Duminy takes it well at short cover, going down on one knee and taking it above his right shoulder. 48/3
South Africa  (T: 145 runs from 20 ovs)
Reeza Hendricks c †Dunk b Bollinger032000.00
Quinton de Kock c White b Boyce46396641117.94
Rilee Rossouw c Cutting b Cummins78506073156.00
Jean-Paul Duminy (c)not out 612170050.00
David Miller not out 910161090.00
Extras(lb 2, w 4)6
TOTAL19 Ov (RR: 7.63)145/3
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Reeza Hendricks, 0.3 ov), 2-129 (Rilee Rossouw, 14.6 ov), 3-129 (Quinton de Kock, 15.2 ov)
Doug Bollinger302217.33113100
0.3 to RR Hendricks, beauty, and it's a duck on debut for Reeza. His feet are stuck in cement as he pokes at this length ball, which leaves him slightly to accentuate the angle. Dunk dives low to his right to catch that outside edge. 0/1
Pat Cummins402115.25100020
14.6 to RR Rossouw, Cummins ends a lovely debut innings. It's short, angled across, he has to fetch the pull from really wide and ends up hitting it up in the air, simple catch to mid-on. 129/2
Kane Richardson302809.3354010
Shane Watson1013013.0030200
Cameron Boyce403117.7564000
15.2 to Q de Kock, got him. He came down the track, making room to hit through the off side, and ended up driving straight into the hands of short cover. 129/3
James Faulkner301705.6670100
Ben Cutting1011011.0001010
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  • Australia innings
  • Powerplay: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 43 runs, 2 wickets)
  • Australia: 50 runs in 7.5 overs (48 balls), Extras 3
  • Australia: 100 runs in 14.2 overs (87 balls), Extras 5
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 35 balls (SR Watson 25, JP Faulkner 24, Ex 1)
  • Innings Break: Australia - 144/6 in 20.0 overs (JP Faulkner 41, PJ Cummins 0)
  • South Africa innings
  • Powerplay: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 51 runs, 1 wicket)
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 5.6 overs (36 balls), Extras 2
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 33 balls (Q de Kock 13, RR Rossouw 36, Ex 2)
  • RR Rossouw: 50 off 32 balls (4 x 4, 3 x 6)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 11.3 overs (69 balls), Extras 3
  • 2nd Wicket: 100 runs in 66 balls (Q de Kock 31, RR Rossouw 67, Ex 3)
  • Attendance: 26,370
Adelaide Oval
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
Player Of The Match
South Africa
Rilee Rossouw
Series resultSouth Africa led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberT20I no. 407
Hours of play (local time)19.05 start, First Session 19.05-20.30, Interval 20.30-20.50, Second Session 20.50-22.15
Match days5 November 2014 - night (20-over match)
T20I debut
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Nathan Reardon
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Kagiso Rabada
Kagiso Rabada
Reeza Hendricks
Reeza Hendricks
Rilee Rossouw
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