David Warner, Aaron Finch positive Start and All Rounded Bowling Performance helps Australia to win the 3rd T20I Match against South Africa by 97 runs. As a result, Visitors won the 3 matches T20I series by 2-1.
- Positive start from Warner and Finch
Though Australia lost the toss, they had a good Start as South Africa skipper opt them to bat first. Aaron Finch and David Warner produce a solid start with the Brutal 100 run Partnership within 9 overs. David Warner fabricated 57 runs off 37 balls including 5 fours and 2 sixes before he goes for Nortje’s short ball. Finch goes back to the pavilion as soon as the Warner wicket falls made, Australia a set back in Middle Order. Mitchell Marsh and Steven Smith contributed fine runs in the end, helped Australia to post the score of 193 runs. Aaron Finch scored 55 runs off 37 balls including 6 fours and 1 six. Steven Smith with 30 Runs off 15 balls
including 2 sixes.
- Early setback from Proteas
Once again South Africa failed to produce a good start in chasing a 190+ target as Quinton Dekock goes in the first Over of the innings. South Africa cannot able to recover from the game as wickets fall like a house of cards. Adam Zampa and Ashton Agar had a good spell in the middle helped Australia to bowl out South Africa by 96 runs. Ashton Agar, Mitchell Starc claimed 3 wickets and Adam Zampa with 2 Wickets. Australia won the match by 97 runs and profess the series by 2-1. Man of the Match goes to Mitchell Starc and Man of the Series for Aaron Finch. The first ODI series between these sides to start on 29th February(4.30pm IST) in Boland Park, Paarl.