After four consecutive victories South Africa team got a lot of confidence, now today SA will bat first. Newlands, Cape Town pitch highest One Day record is 354 runs two times both times scored by South Africa team. According to South African batsmen form in these days they should score today’s highest total on this pitch.
South Africa vs Australia 5th ODI Match Report
After winning the toss South African cricket team captain F du Plessis chose to bat first and South Africa team scored 327 runs in fifty overs with fall off eight wickets. Openers of the team have not done so good job because Q de Kock† scored only 12 runs and HM Amla scored 25.
F du Plessis scored 11 runs. South African team start was not good because of their third wicket down when scores were 52. Then RR Rossouw and JP Duminy come to the pitch and blast their innings with the highest partnership of the series. Rilee Roscoe Rossouw scored 122 runs off 118 balls. He completed his beautiful innings with fourteen 4s and two sixes.
Jean-Paul Duminy scored 73 runs off 75 balls with eight 4s, DA Miller scored 39 runs off 29 balls. CP Tremain took three wickets in ten overs with 64 runs, JM Mennie bowled ten overs and took three wickets with 49 runs and SM Boland also bowled ten overs but he took two wickets and 68 runs.
ODI no. 3795 | 2016/17 season
Played at Newlands, Cape Town
12 October 2016 – day/night match (50-over match)
Umpires – S George and JS Wilson (West Indies)
TV umpire – NJ Llong (England)
Match referee – BC Broad (England)
Reserve umpire – AT Holdstock
South Africa 327/8 (50 overs)
Australia 296 (48.2 overs)
South Africa won by 31 runs