Australia vs South Africa, Zimbabwe Tri Series 2014 Match 2 at Harare: South Africa lose their openers early
South Africa were set a mammoth target of 328 by Australia.
Hashim Amla © Getty Images (File photo)
Aug 27, 2014
South Africa lost their openers early while chasing a total of 328 against Australia in the second One-Day International (ODI) of the triangular series at Harare. 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 helpedAustralia 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.
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