Adelaide: Australia ended their seven-match losing streak to beat South Africa by 7 runs to ensure a series-levelling victory in the second ODI in Adelaide.
Asked to bat first, Australia were bowled out for 231 in 50 overs. Although the Aussies failed to be consistent with the bat, four batsmen from the side went past the 40s to ensure a respectable team total. Among the Proteas bowlers, Kagiso Rabada picked up four wickets for 54 runs, while Dwaine Pretorius made several breakthroughs, picking up three for 32 in 10 overs.
After seven consecutive defeats, Australia win an ODI!— ICC (@ICC) November 9, 2018
They've beaten South Africa by seven runs in a thriller at Adelaide.
Marcus Stoinis' three wickets proved pivotal for the hosts.
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Set 232 to win, the Proteas only managed to reach 224 for 9 in 50 overs, leaving the series tied at 1-1. The Proteas were too sluggish with the bat, despite batsman David Miller's stubborn 51 off 71 deliveries.
Australia bowled out for 231!— ICC (@ICC) November 9, 2018
Kagiso Rabada sends back Adam Zampa to end the innings and complete his four-wicket haul.
How difficult can the home side make it for South Africa in the chase?
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