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Australia vs South Africa, World Cup 2019 Highlights: South Africa beat Australia by 10 runs

Australia vs South Africa , World Cup 2019 Highlights:: Australia will face fierce rival England in the Cricket World Cup semifinals after slipping from the top of the group standings with a last-over, 10-run loss to South Africa despite David Warner’s latest century. Faf du Plessis’ 93-ball 100 underpinned South Africa’s 325-6 in Manchester, and two pieces of magic from wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock — a cheeky run-out and a leaping, one-handed catch — left the Australians struggling on 119-4, with batsman Usman Khawaja also retired hurt. David Warner (122) and Alex Carey (85 off 69 balls) put on 108 for the fifth wicket, but neither could see Australia home.Follow Australia vs South Africa highlights here:

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2019 07:57 AM IST
01:59 hrs IST

SA win by 10 runs

A loopy shot from Nathan Lyon and Aiden Markram takes another catch to complete the victory for South Africa. This means that England will take on Australia in the semis while India will face New Zealand.

01:48 hrs IST

Starc out

Starc bowled. Excellent delivery from Rabada. Australia 9-306, needing 20 from seven balls. A straight delivery from Rabada and Starc missed it completely as South Africa are one wicket away from victory.

01:42 hrs IST

Khawaja departs

Usman Khawaja tried to play the scoop once again but ended up pulling the ball onto his stumps. Eight wicket goes down with Australia needing 25 runs to win from 11 balls.

01:38 hrs IST

Khawaja returns

Usman Khawaja, who suffered a hamstring injury earlier, is the new batsman but he is clearly in some sort of discomfort. On the other end, Mitchell Starc is doing everything in his power to keep Australia in the game. A six and a four off Chris Morris and it is game on once again! AUS 295/7

01:29 hrs IST

Carey out

An attempted chip through the extra cover area and Alex Carey ended up gifting Aiden Markram an easy catch at the boundary. This is a big wicket for Chris Morris and also South Africa as Australia are 275 for the loss of 7 wickets.

01:23 hrs IST

Cummins out

A rash shot from Pat Cummins and the ball ballooned in the air off his top edge. It did travel a long distance but in the end, it turned out to be an easy catch for JP Duminy. Australia 272/6

01:15 hrs IST

Australia cruising

1 4 1 6 4 1 - Another big over from Imran Tahir and it was once again the Alex Carey show. He is playing brilliantly at the moment and two consecutive boundaries in the next over means that Australia need 61 to win from 40 balls.

01:09 hrs IST

Carey key

Alex Carey (59 off 56 balls) is the only hope for Australia right now. With the run rate being above 10, a lot will depend on the in-form batsman’s performance and his wicket will most certainly decide the outcome of this encounter. AUS 239/5

01:00 hrs IST

Warner departs

A brilliant catch by Chris Morris and David Warner is out for 122. This is a huge wicket at this stage of the game and it could not have come at a better moment. AUS 227/5 after 39.1 overs.

00:58 hrs IST

Stat Attack: Partnership

100 runs partnership comes up between David Warner and Alex Carey

This is the first partnership between this duo in ODIs

This is also the highest partnership for 5th wicket by AUS in WC 19

00:52 hrs IST

Raining Boundaries

David Warner is taking no prisoners at the moment and his exquisite stroke play is making it easy for the Aussies. 4 1 4 4 1 2 - It was a good over by Australia and Warner can make all the difference right now. AUS 215/4

00:46 hrs IST

Stat Attack: Warner ton

Century comes up for David Warner

17th century of his ODI career

4th century against South Africa.(most by him against any team)

3rd century of the year 2019

4th century of the World Cup

3rd century of World Cup 2019.

00:39 hrs IST

David Warner ton

Century for David Warner! Australia 183/4 against South Africa. A special innings from the Aussie opener and this has been a special one under pressure. He paced his knock brilliantly and this can turn out to be the deciding factor in this encounter.

00:30 hrs IST

Warner in 90s

David Warner movies into the 90s with a glorious drive off Imran Tahir. On the other hand, Alex Carey has also looked quite good and with two boundaries in the last two overs, he has made his presence felt. AUS 173/4

00:24 hrs IST

Big feat for Warner

David Warner completes 600 runs in WC 2019

Becomes 3rd player to do so in 2019 WC

00:18 hrs IST

Warner Factor

30 overs gone. Australia are 148 for the loss of four wickets. At present, it looks like the match is going down to the wire! South Africa have a slight advantage but with David Warner still out in the middle, that really does not count for much.

00:07 hrs IST

Stat Attack: Dismissals

Marcus Stoinis departs for 22

This is now his high score in WC 2019

He has been run out thrice in his career, twice of them in 2019 WC

23:57 hrs IST

Maxwell out

Another brilliant catch in the tournament by Quinton De Kock and Glen Maxwell departs for 12! It was a thick edge from Maxwell but De Kock had to stretch to pull off a stunner. Australia 119 for the loss of 4 wickets.

23:49 hrs IST

Maxwell starts well

Glen Maxwell is looking in prime form and he started his innings with a cracking boundary through mid-wicket. This is interesting batting from him as he is not looking to be cautious with the fall of wickets and after 22.2 overs, Australia are 114 for the loss of three wickets.

23:37 hrs IST

Stoinis out

A risky run proved to be problematic for Australia as Marcus Stoinis was run out for 22. Some good glove work by Quinton De Kock and Australia lose their third wicket for 93.

23:28 hrs IST

Warner Fifty

Another brilliant innings from David Warner as he brings up his fifty in 58 balls. Australia were in trouble with two batsmen throwing away their wickets and Usman Khawaja picking up any injury but Warner fought back well and after 17.4 overs, Australia are 87/2.

23:22 hrs IST

Record for Rohit Sharma

23:12 hrs IST

Warner, Stoinis rebuild

David Warner and Marcus Stoinis have fought back well and they are looking to rebuild the Australia innings after losing the two wickets quickly. 15 overs gone - AUS are 72/2.

23:02 hrs IST

Update on Khawaja

22:53 hrs IST

South Africa on top

10 overs gone. Australia are 44 for the loss of two wickets. This has been a brilliant start for South Africa and with a huge total in the kitty, the Proteas bowlers have also looked quite confident till now.

22:43 hrs IST

Stat Attack: Steve Smith

Smith departs for 7

This is his 3rd single digit score of WC 2019

3/9 innings he has been dismissed LBW in WC 2019

All 3 times he was dismissed LBW by pace bowler.

7/9 times he has been dismissed by pace bowlers in WC 2019.

22:38 hrs IST

Smith departs

Dwayne Pretorious strikes for South Africa and it is the massive wicket of Steve Smith! He was trapped LBW by the fast bowler and with Finch and Khawaja already back in the pavilion, this is a huge blow for the Aussies.

22:32 hrs IST

Khawaja retired hurt

Usman Khawaja has left the field with what seems like a leg injury. He has departed retired hurt and Steve Smith is the new batsman. This is not looking good for the Aussies. AUS 23/1

22:22 hrs IST

Stat Attack: Aaron Finch

Finch departs for 3

This is now his lowest score in 2019 WC

This is the 4th time Tahir has dismissed him in ODIs

22:19 hrs IST

Finch departs

Sharp catch by Aiden Markram and Imran Tahir has struck early! Aaron Finch went for the back foot punch but mistimed it towards the boundary and Markram pulled off a good catch as South Africa draw blood early. AUS 5/1

22:10 hrs IST

Australia begin chase

Aaron Finch and David Warner open the batting for Australia while Imran Tahir is bowling the first over for South Africa. This will be a steep chase for the Aussies and with the top spot on the line, the cricket fans will surely be expecting a tough fight from them.

21:50 hrs IST

Stat Attack: Rassie van der Dussen

Rassie van der Dussen departs for 95

This is now his high score in ODIs (previous highest was 93 against Pakistan)

SA end their innings on 325/6 in 50 overs

This is the first time SA have crossed total of 300 against AUS in WC

This is the highest total by SA against AUS in WC

21:39 hrs IST

South Africa 325/6

A good show from South Africa in the final overs and although Rassie van der Dussen was caught in the deep off the final ball of the innings, the Proteas post 325/6 in 50 overs. They were hoping for more but this is also an impressive feat against the in-form Aussies.

21:32 hrs IST

Morris out

A straight ball from Mitchell Starc and Chris Morris made a mess of it. He misread it completely and the ball crashed into his middle stump. South Africa 319/5

21:26 hrs IST

Death Overs

Rassie van der Dussen is also nearing a brilliant century and this has been a batting performance that the Proteas can be proud of. One and a half overs remains and South Africa will certainly be targeting 330 now. South Africa 317/4

21:17 hrs IST

Duminy departs

JP Duminy was looking to accelerate the run rate but he ended up giving a catch to Marcus Stoinis at mid-on. However, South Africa are still in a brilliant position and with Rassie van der Dussen still out there, they will be targeting a score in the north of 310. SA 295/4

21:12 hrs IST

Van der Dussen on the attack

4,1,6,1,0,1 - A good over for South Africa in the 46th and the Proteas are 290 for the loss of three wickets. Rassie van der Dussen slammed Maxwell for a massive six and he will be looking to complete his fifty with 18 balls left.

21:06 hrs IST

Side Note

21:02 hrs IST

Faf departs

A slower ball from Jason Behrendorff and Faf Du Plessis ended up top-edging it to Mitchell Starc. The brilliant innings comes to an end on 100 as South Africa are 268 for the loss of three wickets.

20:57 hrs IST

Century for Faf

Century comes up for Faf du Plessis

12th century of his ODI career

5th century against Australia

2nd century of the year 2019

2nd century of the World CUp

His last WC century came against Ireland in 2015 WC

He becomes the 1st South African batsman to score a century in 2019 WC

This is now the high score by SA batsman in WC 2019

20:47 hrs IST

Fifty for van der Dussen

van der Dussen scores a half century

7th half century of his ODI career

1st half century against Australia

7th half century of the year 2019

3rd half century of the World Cup

20:38 hrs IST

Faf enters 90s

Faf Du Plessis enters with 90s with a single off Behrendorff and looks like South Africa is headed towards a big total. On the other end, Rassie van der Dussen is also going great guns and he is nearing his fifty as well. SA 241/2

20:31 hrs IST

Stat Attack: 100-run stand

100 runs partnership comes up between Faf du Plessis and Rassie van der Dussen

1st 100 run partnership between this duo

This is now the highest partnership by runs for 3rd wicket by SA in WC 19

20:19 hrs IST

Game Plan

34 overs gone. South Africa are 198 for the loss of two wickets. Faf Du Plessis is dominating proceedings with 67 off 68 balls. This is a crucial innings for the Proteas and thanks to this brilliant foundation, they have the chance to accelerate in the slog overs.

20:12 hrs IST

Stat Attack: Faf Du Plessis

3rd back to back half century for Faf du Plessis

36th half century of his ODI career

4th half century against Australia

7th half century of the year 2019

8th half century of the World CUp

4th half century of the World Cup 2019.

He now has joint most 50+ scores against Australia along with Sri Lanka in ODIs

20:08 hrs IST

Fifty for Faf

That’s the fifty for Faf De Plessis! A good knock by the skipper after the loss of Quinton De Kock and he was able to bring up the milestone in 53 deliveries. South Africa 172/2 after 30.3 overs.

20:06 hrs IST

Stat Attack: Faf-Rassie

50 runs partnership comes up between Faf du Plessis and Rassie van der Dussen

4th 50 runs partnership between this duo in ODIs

2nd 50 runs partnership between this duo in World Cup 2019 in 3 innings.

19:59 hrs IST

Starc returns

Mitchell Starc has been reintroduced into the attack after the fast bowler conceded 35 runs in his first four overs. He was taken apart completely by the South Africa openers and he will surely be eyeing redemption. SA 163/2

19:50 hrs IST

Impressive Record

19:44 hrs IST

Middle Overs

The run rate has suffered quite a lot after the dismissal of Quinton De Kock and after the brilliant start, things have quiet down for South Africa. The middle orders will be key for Australia as they are looking to keep the batsmen quiet and till now, they have done a good job. South Africa 139/2

19:32 hrs IST

Faf’s Record

Faf Du Plessis becomes 7th SA batsman to score 1000 runs against Australia in ODIs. Jacques Kallis is topping the charts with 1639 runs. South Africa 124/2

19:29 hrs IST

Australia fight back

20 overs gone. South Africa are 122 for the loss of two wickets. Quinton De Kock and Aiden Markram started brilliantly for the Proteas but two wickets for Nathan Lyon has halted their march and the run rate has suffered considerably with two new batsmen at the crease.

19:23 hrs IST

De Kock’s Innings

Quinton de Kock scored a half century

24th half century of his ODI career

2nd half century against Australia

7th half century of the year 2019 (thats joint most by him in calendar year 2019 along with 2017)

4th half century of the World CUp

3rd half century of the World Cup 2019.

19:19 hrs IST

De Kock out

Nathan Lyon strikes again as this time, it is Quinton De Kock who is dismissed for 52, South Africa 114/2. De Kock mistimed his shot completely and it was a dolly for Mitchell Starc.

19:13 hrs IST


South Africa have crossed the 100-run mark. Quinton de Kock brings up his half century. 16 overs gone, SA 112/1

19:03 hrs IST

Stat Attack: Aiden Markram

Aiden Markram departs for 34

In 26 innings that he has played he has been stumped twice now in ODIs (inclusive this inning)

Last time he was dismissed stumped was against India in 2018

In 4 innings against Australia he has been dismissed in 4 different ways in ODIs (bowled, run out , caught , stumped)

18:54 hrs IST

Markram departs

Great work by Alex Carey and this is the first breakthrough for Australia. Nathan Lyon tricked Aiden Markram with a flipper and Carey was quite fast to complete the stumping. South Africa lose their first wicket and they are 80/1 after 12 overs.

18:47 hrs IST

Powerplay 1

73 runs in Powerplay 1 - This has been a dream start for the Proteas. Both the openers have been playing quite well and this has been a perfect start for them. The Australia bowlers have not been effective till now and if they cannot get a breakthrough soon, South Africa can be looking at a huge total. SA 78/0

18:38 hrs IST

Clueless Australia

Two bowling changes with Nathan Lyon and Pat Cummins being introduced into the attack. But, the result has been somewhat similar. Quinton De Kock and Aiden Markram are looking in tremendous form and it seems like Australia have no clue on how to handle these two batsmen. SA 72/0

18:32 hrs IST

Stat Attack: Opening partnership

50 runs partnership comes up between Quinton de Kock and Aiden Markram

2nd 50 runs partnership between this duo in ODIs.

This is now the 2nd highest partnership by runs between this duo in ODIs (highest is 56 runs)

This is now the 2nd highest opening partnership for South Africa in WC 2019 (highest is 104 between H Amla and Q de Kock vs AFG for 1st wicket)

18:25 hrs IST

Spin introduced

Nathan Lyon is introduced into the attack in the 6th over and this shows how much the Australia bowlers have struggled against Markram and De Kock. The openers have played both Mitchell Starc and Jason Behrendorff with authority and it will be interesting to see how the handle the threat of spin. SA 44/0

18:20 hrs IST

Good Start

4 overs gone. South Africa are 34 for no loss. This is a good start for Aiden Markram and Quinton De Kock who have dominated the Aussie bowlers till now and the Proteas will be mighty pleased with their show till now.

18:06 hrs IST


Quinton de Kock and Aiden Markram are out to open the innings for South Africa. Mitchell Starc starts off with the new ball. Two boundaries to end the first over, and Proteas off to quick start. SA 16/0 after first over

17:45 hrs IST

Finch speaks

Nice to recharge the batteries, had a hectic period for a bit in the middle. That’s what’s been pleasing from our point of view. Have continued to improve in all areas of the game. Unchanged again. Behrendorff has been bowling beautifully with the new ball. Starc, Cummins, Lyon, everyone’s been chipping in, even with the bat.

17:37 hrs IST

Playing XI

Australia (Playing XI): David Warner, Aaron Finch(c), Usman Khawaja, Steven Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Alex Carey(w), Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Jason Behrendorff, Nathan Lyon

South Africa (Playing XI): Quinton de Kock(w), Aiden Markram, Faf du Plessis(c), Rassie van der Dussen, Jean-Paul Duminy, Dwaine Pretorius, Andile Phehlukwayo, Chris Morris, Kagiso Rabada, Imran Tahir, Tabraiz Shamsi

17:36 hrs IST

Faf speaks

“Going to have a bat. Looks a good wicket. Forced change. Playing a second spinner. Hashim Amla got hit on the knee yesterday, he’s missing. Chance to look at Shamsi. Haven’t played our best cricket. Today is a big occassion. SA-AUS games are a big occasion to be part of.”

17:23 hrs IST


South Africa win toss, elect to bat against Australia in Manchester

17:18 hrs IST

Australia vs South Africa - RECAP

Remember what happened when these two teams met in the World Cup contest in England the last time around? It was a crazy thriller. More of the same on the cards? Watch a recap below:


17:10 hrs IST

Player Battles

David Warner and Steve Smith will face off against South Africa for the first time since they were banned for 12 months for ball tampering. Here are the key player battles that could define the contest:

AUS vs SA Player Battles

16:57 hrs IST

South Africa predicted

South Africa are likely to play the same team against the Aussies. This could be the farewell game for Hashim Amla and Imran Tahir.

READ MORE: South Africa Predicted XI

16:45 hrs IST

What to expect

Apart from the table-top tussle and South Africa’s pride, this will also be the last ODI of South African leg-spinner Imran Tahir. The 40-year-old has announced that the Australia match will be his last appearance in international cricket. “Quite an emotional moment that I will be stepping on to the field one last time for an ODI for Cricket South Africa wholeheartedly thanking everyone who stood with me during my entire career and special thanks for Cricket South Africa to make my dream a reality. Will give it all I have tomorrow,” Tahir said

16:30 hrs IST

Hello and welcome

Hi everyone and a very warm welcome to the live coverage of Australia vs South Africa match at Manchester - the last one of the group stage of ICC World Cup 2019 before we move to the semi-finals.

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