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Australia vs South Africa, Zimbabwe Tri Series 2014 Match 2 at Harare: AB de Villiers, Faf du Plessis score centuries

Faf du Plessis © Getty Images (File photo)
Faf du Plessis © Getty Images (File photo)

Aug 27, 2014

Both AB de Villiers and Faf du Plessis scored impressive centuries against Australia in the second One-Day International (ODI) of the triangular series in Zimbabwe. South Africa were reeling at 51 for the loss of two wickets, but du Plessis and De Villiers combined to bring South Africa back into the game.

Quinton de Kock was caught by James Faulkner off a Mitchell Starc delivery in the ninth over. Hashim Amla was dismissed by Kane Richardson in the eighth over. It was a short ball from Kane Richardson, he cut the ball straight towards the backward point where Steve Smith took a good low catch. The umpire had asked Amla to wait in order to check whether the catch was taken properly or not. Eventually, Amla was given out. Catch the full scorecard of the match here

Earlier in the day, George Bailey smashed a quickfire 66 and Aaron Finch‘s ton helped Australia to reach  a challenging target of 328 runs against South Africa in the 2nd One-Day International (ODI) of this triangular series at the Harare Sports Club on Wednesday. Phil hughes and Aaron Finch opened the batting for Australia. They were off to a brisk start and made the stage for the middle-order to come and capitalise. Finch and Hughes added 92 runs in tandem until Hughes got out to a loose ball from Imran Tahir at the covers.

Catch Live blog of the match here 

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