T20 World Cup 2021: Australia beats South Africa by 5 wickets in Abu Dhabi
On Saturday, the Aussies won the first Super 12 match against South Africa at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.Author : Divyanshi Soni
On Saturday, the first Super 12 match was held at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Today Australia met South Africa on the field and won the match by five wickets. Aaron Finch-led side chased 119 runs in 19.4 overs.
South Africa made (118/9) in 20 overs and Australia successfully made (121/5) in 19.4 overs.
The highest score was made was Aussies player Marcus Stoinis – 24* runs in just 16 balls. And for South Africa, Aiden Markram scored highest – 60 runs in 36 balls.
The toss was won by Australia and the team elected to bowl first.
Aus vs SA: Playing XI
Australia XI: Aaron Finch (c), David Warner, Mitchell Marsh, Steve Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Matthew Wade (wk), Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood
South Africa XI: Quinton de Kock (wk), Temba Bavuma (c), Rassie van der Dussen, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Heinrich Klassen, Dwaine Pretorius, Kagiso Rabada, Keshav Maharaj, Anrich Nortje, Tabraiz Shamsi.