Australia were bowled out for 199 runs in their first match in the World Cup. And today in their second match, they were bowled out for only 177 runs by South Africa’s bowling ball.
India came to Australia to play in the World Cup with the dream of winning their sixth title. But after a 6-wicket loss to India in the first match, Ajira lost to South Africa by a huge margin of 134 runs in the second match. This is South Africa’s highest margin of victory against Australia in World Cup history in terms of runs. It is also the biggest margin of defeat by any team in World Cup history.
Ajira lost 6 wickets for only 70 runs in the bowling attack of the Protea bowlers and fell into a batting disaster chasing the mountain of 312 runs given by South Africa.
Australia also tried to overcome the disaster in the pair of Marnus Labuchen and Mitchell Starc who lost 6 wickets for 70 runs. But after the departure of these two, Australia could not turn around. As a result, they were all out for only 177 runs after playing 40 overs of 5 balls. And South Africa won by 134 runs.
David Warner and Mitchell Marsh opened for Australia today. These two openers could not get runs from the beginning. Meanwhile, Mitchell Marsh fell victim to Marco Jansen. As a result, Ajid’s opening pair broke in just 27 runs.
Following Marsh’s path, another opener, David Warner, also returned to the dressing room. He scored 13 runs off 27 balls. As a result, Ajira lost 2 wickets for only 27 runs.
After 2 wickets fell for 27 runs, Steven Smith formed a partnership with Marnus Labuchen. The duo was trying to overcome the team’s debacle.
But this pair broke when Smith returned to the pavilion after being victimized by Rabada for 19 runs off 16 balls. Ajira lost 3 wickets for just 50 runs.
After Smith’s departure, Josh English could not stay at the crease for long. He also returned with 5 runs from 4 balls as Rabada’s second victim. Ajira lost 4 wickets for 56 runs.
After losing 4 wickets for 56 runs, Marnus Labuchen tried to pair with Glenn Maxwell. But Maxwell fell victim to Keshav Maharaj with 3 runs off 17 balls. As a result, Ajira lost 5 wickets for 65 runs.
After Maxwell’s departure, Marcus Stoinis also returned with 4 runs from 5 balls. He is Rabada’s third victim. On his departure, Ajira stood on the edge of the abyss after losing 6 wickets for 70 runs.
After that, Labuschagne tried to overcome the team’s disaster by forming a pair with Mitchell Starc. Australia crossed the 100 team collection based on this pair. But this pair was broken by Mitchell Starc’s departure for the team’s 139 runs.
After Starc’s departure, Labuschagne could not stay at the crease for long. He returned with 46 runs off 74 balls after falling victim to Keshav Maharaj, just four away from his half-century.
After his departure, Adam Zampa and captain Pat Cummins scored 32 runs in the ninth wicket partnership. After that, Australia could not advance further. In the end, Pat Cummins’ team was all out for 177 runs. And South Africa won by 134 runs.
Earlier, in their second match of the World Cup against Australia, South Africa lost the toss and went into bat with Quinton de Kock and Aiden Markram’s half century and lost 7 wickets in the scheduled 50 overs.
Two openers Quinton de Kock and Temba Bavuma started the opening for South Africa today. From the beginning, these two openers kept playing.
South Africa’s opening pair broke the team’s 108 runs. Temba Bavuma returned to 35 off 55 balls.
De Kock then went on a rampage alone with Rossi van der Dusen. Rossi van der Dusen returned with 26 off 30 balls.
De Kock tied with Aiden Markram after losing 2 wickets for 158 runs. He scored a personal century off 90 balls. Out of which eight fours and five sixes were hit.
But he could not take his innings far despite taking a century. Go back to dressing room after falling prey to Glenn Maxwell.
Aiden Markram paired with Heinrich Klaasen after de Kock’s departure. In between, he picked up a personal half century. He scored 50 runs off 41 balls. Which includes 6 fours and 1 six. Markram too could not take his innings further after scoring a half-century. Pat Cummins fell victim to 56 from 44 balls and returned to Sajghar.
Heinrich Klaasen also goes back in Aiden Markram’s footsteps. Josh Hazlewood was the victim of the team’s 267 runs and led the way to the pavilion. He scored 27 runs before getting out.
After Heinrich Klaasen’s departure, David Miller and Marco Jansen’s partnership of 43 runs saw South Africa score 311 runs for the loss of 7 wickets in the allotted 50 overs.