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South Africa vs Australia 2014, 3rd T20I: Australia begin positively; score 75/2

Aaron Finch scored 39 off 27 deliveries © AFP
Aaron Finch scored 39 off 27 deliveries © AFP

Mar 14, 2014

Australia are at 75 for two after 10 overs in their run-chase against South Africa in the third and final Twenty20 International at Centurion on March 14, 2014. Australia are chasing a 129-run target against South Africa. Shane Watson is batting on 17 and Glenn Maxwell is on three.

Cameron White was the first wicket to fall for 14 runs off 11 deliveries. He tried to upper cut a bouncer from Wayne Parnell, but did not get enough distance. Imran Tahir took the catch at third-man. Aaron Finch was dismissed for 39 off 27 deliveries by Tahir as he hit one to David Miller at deep mid-wicket. Finch struck six fours in his innings.

Earlier, South Africa had posted a total of 128 for seven in their 20 overs. Quinton de Kock top-scored with 41. The next highest score was 18 from Albie Morkel. The Australian bowlers always kept the Proteas batsmen under control in the slow track. Mitchell Starc, Glenn Maxwell and Brad Hogg took two wickets each.

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