<div class="img-caption-wrap "> <img alt="Aaron Finch's century in vain as South Africa A beat Australia A by 19 runs" src="https://st2.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/cricket/image_20130203202219.jpg" title="Aaron Finch's century in vain as South Africa A beat Australia A by 19 runs" /> <p class="imgcaptionnew" style="width:618px;"> Aaron Finch scored 119 but Australia A fell short of the target set by South Africa A © Getty Images</p> </div> <strong>Pretoria: Aug 10, 2013</strong><br /> <br /> Captain <a href="/tags/Aaron-Finch/post" target="_blank">Aaron Finch</a>'s 119 went in vain as <a href="/tags/South-Africa-A/post" target="_blank">South Africa A</a> beat <a href="/tags/Australia-A/post" target="_blank">Australia A</a> by 19 runs in a round-robin match of the tri-series tournament among 'A' teams in Pretoria on Saturday.<br /> <br /> Opener Finch ran out of partners and he was the last man out in Australia A's run chase of 253 for a win. His 129-ball innings was studded with 10 fours and four sixes.<br /> <br /> Nic Maddinson was the other notable contributor as Australia 'A' were shot out for 233 in 42.2 overs.<br /> <br /> For South Africa A, <a href="/tags/Juan-Theron/post" target="_blank">Juan Theron</a> took four wickets for 51 runs while Hardus Viljoen chipped in with three scalps.<br /> <br /> Earlier, opting to bat, South Africa A were 252 all out in 47.4 overs. <a href="/tags/Dean-Elgar/post" target="_blank">Dean Elgar</a> (52), Dane Vilas (55) and Theron (53) struck a half century each.<br /> <br /> This is the first win for South Africa 'A' in three matches. They had lost a game each against Australia 'A' and India 'A' before today's match.<br /> <br /> For Australia 'A', today's was their first loss in three matches having won against South Africa 'A' and India 'A' earlier. India 'A' have won one — against South Africa 'A' — and lost one — against Australia 'A'.<br /> <br /> <br /> <strong>Brief scores:<br /> <br /> South Africa A</strong>: 252 in 47.4 overs (Dean Elgar 52, Dane Vilas 55, Juan Theron 53; Gurinder Sandhu 4 for 51) beat <strong>Australia A</strong>: 233 in 42.2 overs (Aaron Finch 119; Juan Theron 4 for 51, Hardus Viljoen 3 for 63) by 19 runs.