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SA vs AUS: Temba Bavuma’s hard work paid off, Australia won the first ODI thanks to Labuchen

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Game Desk : Australia won the first ODI against South Africa at the Bloemfontein ground thanks to Marnes Labuchen’s brilliant innings. Earlier, South Africa scored 222 runs thanks to Temba Bavuma’s century while playing. In response, Australia had lost five wickets for 100 runs at one time, but Marnes Labuchen, who came into the team due to Cameron Green’s injury in the ongoing match, batted furiously and teamed up with Ashton Agar to win his team.

Earlier South Africa had a poor start. Wicket-keeper batsman Quinton Dickock 11 and Rasi Wayne Doosen got out after scoring 8 runs. After this Aiden Markram scored 19 off 14 balls and Heinrich Klaasen scored 14 off 19 balls. There were high expectations from David Miller but he returned to the pavilion after scoring only two runs.


Meanwhile, Bavuma held one end and completed his half-century. Bavuma shared a 57-run partnership with Marco Jansen and crossed the team’s score of 150. Jensen scored 32 runs in 40 balls with the help of three fours and a six. Apart from this, Cartes scored 2, Keshav Maharaj scored 2, Kagiso Rabada scored 1 run. At the same time, Bavuma scored 114 runs in 142 balls with the help of 14 fours and a six, taking the score to 222. This was the 5th century of Bavma’s ODI career.

Australia’s bowling was excellent in the match. Josh Hazlewood took two wickets for 20 runs in 9 overs. Apart from this, Marcos Stoinis took 2 wickets for 20 runs. Sean Abbott, Ashton Agar, Andam Zampa and Cameron Green also took 1-1 wickets. In response, Australia also got off to a bad start. David Warner 0 and captain Mitchell Marsh got out after scoring 17 runs.

Only Travis Head was seen facing the African bowlers for some time. He scored 33 runs off 28 balls. But Australia’s middle order has completely failed. Cameron Green was ruled out due to injury. After this Josh English 1 and wicketkeeper batsman Alex Carey got out after scoring 3 runs. Marcos Stoinis contributed 17 runs. Then Marnes Labuchen along with Ashton Agar took the innings forward and gave the team a three-wicket win.

Labuden scored 80 runs in 93 balls with the help of eight fours. At the same time, Ashton Agar scored 48 runs in 69 balls with the help of three fours and a six to give the team victory. For Africa, Kagiso Rabada took two wickets for 48 runs, Cartes took two wickets for 44 runs. Apart from this, Marco Jansen, Lungi Nagidi and Keshav Maharaj got 1-1 wickets.

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