Match Report SA VS AUS 1ST T20I – Ashton Agar Hat-Trick, Power Packed batting dispached Proteas with Record defeat



Ashton Agar hat-trick and five for helped Australia to produce a record defeat against South Africa here in Wanderers. After the power-packed first innings from Australia by posting a target of 196, South Africa got be-routed by Australian bowlers to give away the record defeat of 107 runs.

Finch and Smith Strommy Start

By losing the toss and giving away the big wicket of David Warner, Aaron Finch and Steve Smith went for Unorthodox batting Skill to put South Africa in the Back Yard. Both of them goes for Shamzi after the Brilliant Partnership of 80 runs with 150+ Strike rate. Mathew Wade and Mitchell Marsh made a compact contribution along with Alex Carey and Ashton Agar at the end, construct a prop score of 195. Steven Smith Scored a rushing runs of 45 in 32 balls including 5 fours and a six. Dale Steyn made a good Comeback from the last match against England by taking the crucial 2 wickets including David Warner in the First Over and also produce the good Economy of below 8 per over. 

South Africa Severe Collapse

South Africa worried start begins when Mitchell Starc made a Fantastic out swinging delivery to pop up Quinton Dekock in the second ball of the Match. Van der Dussen goes for Top edge with the exceptional catch from Mitchell Starc make Proteas in deep Trouble. Demolition continues as Miller goes for Adam Zampa with the good leg-spin delivery. On the Other side, Faf du Plessis who gives some hope has departed to Agar with the catch in Deep Mid Wicket. Ashton Agar claimed his First ever Hat-trick in T20I by taking Faf du Plessis, Van Bilijon, Phehlukwayo. In the end, South Africa managed to score only 89 runs and produces the best ever defeat in T20I of 107 runs. Man of the Match goes to Ashton Agar for his 5 Wicket Haul and a Match winning Hat- Trick. The second T20I between South Africa and Australia to be held on Sunday ( 6.00 IST ) in Port Elizebeth.


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