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    As It Happened: South Africa vs Australia, 5th ODI in Cape Town

    Quinton de Kock. (Getty Images)

    Quinton de Kock. (Getty Images)

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    LIVE SCORECARD:

    TOSS: South Africa opted to bat against Australia.

    Playing XIs:

    South Africa: Quinton de Kock (wk), Hashim Amla, Faf du Plessis (capt), Rilee Rossouw, Jean-Paul Duminy, David Miller, Andile Phehlukwayo, Kagiso Rabada, Kyle Abbott, Dale Steyn, Imran Tahir

    Australia: David Warner, Aaron Finch, Steven Smith (capt), George Bailey, Mitchell Marsh, Travis Head, Matthew Wade (wk), Adam Zampa, Joe Mennie, Chris Tremain, Scott Boland

    Commentary (Australia innings)

    Not quite the scoreline Australia would have liked coming on the back of an impressive series win in Sri Lanka. They would have hoped for a lot better performance but was not to be. They will have to travel back home for the Tests against the same side in some time and will hope to move on quickly. South Africa were without their star player in AB de Villiers yet managed to beat Australia convincingly and will be buoyed with their performance in the series. They have whitewashed Australia for the first time and can deservedly party hard. Hope you liked our coverage and we look forward to your company in the coming games. Take care and cheers!

    Faf du Plessis reckons that Warner played an incredible knock. Credits the entire team and is proud of the way different individuals have stepped up in the series and performed for the team. Credits Andile, Tahir and Kyle for bowling well. Adds that beating the Number 1 team is a dream come true, to beat Australia 5-0 is a great feeling. Mentions that South Africa is going the right way with youngsters putting their hands up. Ends with crediting the players for making most of the chances presented in the series. Hopes that this series win helps them take the momentum to the Tests in Australia.

    RILEE ROSSOUW is the MAN OF THE SERIES. He begins stating that he is delighted with his performance. Credits Duminy as well to help him out while batting. Confesses that he only tries to hit the ball as hard as he can and is happy it came off today. Adds that it takes time to adjust to different positions in batting order but is happy to do that for the team. Calls it an emotional moment for him as he is happy that he made most of the opportunities given to him.

    DAVID WARNER is the MAN OF THE MATCH. Starts off saying that it was a special effort but was disappointed not ending on the winning side. Credits South Africa for playing some terrific cricket. Admits that they have got starts in the series but have not nailed them. Says that they have not played to their potential. Hopes to reassess quickly and get better at home.

    Steve Smith reckons it was a special performance from David Warner. Adds that the young ones like Mennie, Tremain would have learnt a lot in this tough series. Admits they have been outplayed in the entire series. Adds that he looks forward to being back in Australia and playing domestic games ahead of an exciting summer. Hopes that Starc will be back along with Josh Hazlewood. Admits that they have been disappointing and hope to improve ahead.

    Warner scored a valiant ton but kept losing partners at the other end. Abbott picked up two vital wickets to dismiss Head and then Wade to put South Africa ahead. Warner who was dropped on 11 by Quinton de Kock kept playing his shots to keep Australia in the game all the time. But at the end it was Imran Tahir - the man who affected a brilliant run out to catch Warner short of the crease. Warner departed for a brilliant 173 and once he fell South Africa wrapped up the game early and ensured a 5-0 series win with a 31-run victory.

    SOUTH AFRICA 5 - AUSTRALIA 0! For the first time in history of One-Day Internationals, Australia have lost all the games in a 5-match ODI series. They were always up against it after conceding a high score of 327. Australia began well in the first Powerplay but once again it was spin that led to their downfall. South Africa came back in the game via Imran Tahir who struck twice in an over to get the hosts back. Australia kept losing wickets but Warner held his head.

    48.2 D Steyn to A Zampa, OUT! ALL OVER! Back of a length ball around leg stump, Zampa pushes it towards deep mid-wicket and completes a quick single. The throw comes in flat at the bowler's end as Boland comes running for the second. Steyn collects it on the bounce and whips off the bails. Is Boland out of the crease? The run out decision is referred upstairs and the home side senses a victory. The replays show that Boland is quite short of his crease. A huge cheer from the crowd as it is ruled OUT on the big screen. The players are overwhelmed and come together to celebrate. It has been an incredible show by the home side in this series. SOUTH AFRICA WIN BY 31 RUNS! 296/10

    Third umpire is referred for a run out appeal!

    48.2 D Steyn to A Zampa, Wide! Slower ball and on a length outside off, Zampa lets it go and it is signaled wide by the umpire. 295/9

    48.1 D Steyn to S Boland, On a length outside leg, Boland was already across his leg stick as he hits it hard to long on for a single. 294/9

    47.6 A Phehlukwayo to S Boland, Fullish ball outside off, Boland drills it hard to long off for a single. 293/9

    47.5 A Phehlukwayo to A Zampa, Zampa backs away and plays it square on the off side for a single. 292/9

    47.4 A Phehlukwayo to S Boland, Fullish ball outside off, Boland drills it down to long on for a single. 291/9

    47.3 A Phehlukwayo to A Zampa, Full and wide outside off, Zampa goes for the heave over mid-wicket but edges it towards third man for a single. 290/9

    47.2 A Phehlukwayo to S Boland, Oh! That must have hurt! Boland drives it towards mid off and sets off for a quick single. The throw is at the bowler's end and the ball strikes on the groin, just below the danger area. The Aussie dressing room has a hard laugh about it. 289/9

    47.1 A Phehlukwayo to D Warner, OUT! IMRAN TAHIR HAS DONE IT! Warner is run out and perhaps that would be curtains for the Aussies! Change of pace this time, bowls it fullish on middle and leg, Warner backs away and hits it over the covers. Comes through for a quick single and wants the second. Zampa responds. Tahir at deep cover covers good ground and hurls an accurate throw to de Kock who flicks the bails in a jiffy. The onfield umpire rules it out and the replays confirm that he was way out of his crease. Tahir goes up to congratulate Warner too. 288/9

    Andile Phehlukwayo is back on.

    46.6 D Steyn to A Zampa, The batsman has slashed hard through the point region. Two runs added to the total. 287/8

    46.5 D Steyn to A Zampa, On a length around off, Zampa is beaten again as the ball zips through to the keeper between his bat and pad. 285/8

    46.4 D Steyn to A Zampa, Good length ball on off, Zampa goes for a slog but misses it completely. A dot ball is worth gold at the moment. 285/8

    46.3 D Steyn to D Warner, Back of a length outside off, Warner punches it hard towards covers where it is nicely stopped. 285/8

    46.2 D Steyn to D Warner, Warner moves across his leg stump again and slashes it over point for a couple. 284/8

    46.1 D Steyn to D Warner, Full length ball outside off, Warner backs away and manages to get a thick outside edge towards third man for a couple. 282/8

    Dale Steyn back into the attack.

    45.6 K Rabada to A Zampa, Fullish delivery, driven firmly towards covers. 16 off that over and Warner is turning it on here! 280/8

    45.6 K Rabada to A Zampa, Wide! Going down leg, left alone by Zampa. 280/8

    45.5 K Rabada to D Warner, Low full toss, clipped towards mid wicket for a single. 279/8

    45.4 K Rabada to D Warner, FOUR! Nicely done as he saw there was no one in the deep square of the wicket! Straying on the pads, Warned works it behind square leg and the ball races to the fence. 278/8

    45.3 K Rabada to D Warner, The batsman has played it towards mid wicket. Two runs added to the total. 274/8

    45.2 K Rabada to D Warner, FOUR! He is maneuvering the field to perfection! Anticipates a short ball and walks across his leg stump. Rabada follows him with a short delivery, he upper cuts it over short third man for a boundary. 272/8

    45.1 K Rabada to D Warner, FOUR! Beautifully done! Hurls in a full length delivery at the stumps from around the wicket, Warner comes forward and creams it through the covers for an exquisite boundary! 268/8

    44.6 K Abbott to D Warner, Warner drives this one through mid on for a single. 264/8

    44.5 K Abbott to A Zampa, On a length on off, comes in a touch, Zampa turns it towards mid on for a single to get off the mark. 263/8

    44.4 K Abbott to D Warner, Good length outside off, played towards point for a single by Warner. 262/8

    ADAM ZAMPA is the new man in.

    44.3 K Abbott to C Tremain, OUT! RUN OUT! OUTSTANDING WORK! Good length ball from Abbott that is tucked towards mid-wicket by Tremain. Warner wants the single and is already long way close. Andile collects and tries to run out Tremain at the non-striker's end but misses. Faf is backing up and he collects the ball and breaks the stumps down with a dive to run out Tremain. Superb work from the skipper! 261/8

    44.2 K Abbott to C Tremain, On a good length outside off, Tremain lets it go through. 261/7

    44.1 K Abbott to D Warner, Back of a length on middle and leg, Warner gets an inside edge that falls inches away from the stumps. 150 up for DAVID WARNER! His third score of over 150! 261/7

    43.6 K Rabada to C Tremain, Bowls it very full, almost a yorker outside off. Tremain is alert to it and digs it out. 260/7

    43.5 K Rabada to D Warner, The batsman has driven it through mid off. One run added to the total. 260/7

    43.4 K Rabada to D Warner, FOUR! Lovely shot! Fullish outside off, Warner commits to the drive with an angled blade and gets it past point for a superb boundary. 259/7

    43.4 K Rabada to D Warner, Wide! Wayward stuff as he sprays it down leg again. Wide signaled by the umpire. 255/7

    43.4 K Rabada to D Warner, Wide! Sprayed down the leg side. Warner still goes after it but fails to connect. 254/7

    43.3 K Rabada to D Warner, FOUR! Crafty from Warner! He makes room and cuts it behind point and the ball races towards the fence. Tahir comes running in from deep point and dives but fails to save the boundary. 253/7

    CHRIS TREMAIN is the new man in for Australia. He needs to stay there with Warner.

    43.2 K Rabada to Joe Mennie, OUT! Rabada gets his second and Aussies are slipping into a hole! On a length around off, Mennie comes forward and only manages to lob it uppishly towards mid off. Miller doesn't have to move an inch and grabs an easy catch. The Proteas are jubilant and they sense a victory. Only Warner is standing on their way now! 249/7

    43.1 K Rabada to D Warner, Length ball outside off, Warner goes inside out towards deep cover for a single. 249/6

    RABADA back on to bowl.

    42.6 K Abbott to Joe Mennie, Fullish ball on middle and leg, Mennie looks to flick but gets an inside edge on to his pads. 248/6

    JOE MENNIE walks in to bat.

    42.5 K Abbott to M Wade, OUT! Abott strikes again! Back of a length ball outside off, Wade has a wild heave at it and looks to go aerial over mid-wicket but only manages to get a faint edge through to de Kock who makes no mistake and pouches it safely. Warner is running short of partners at the end. 248/6

    42.4 K Abbott to D Warner, Yorker outside off, squeezed towards point for a single. 248/5

    42.3 K Abbott to M Wade, Similar length delivery outside off, Wade plays it through the point region for a single. 247/5

    42.2 K Abbott to D Warner, Back of a length ball, dabbed behind point for a single. 246/5

    42.1 K Abbott to D Warner, FOUR! Fullish ball outside off, Warner drives hard but get a thick outside edge and the ball flies to the third man boundary. 245/5

    Warner has a shoulder around Tahir after the end of the over and they walk off smiling. That's how one would want these chirps to end.

    41.6 I Tahir to D Warner, The short of length delivery has been cut away through square on the off side. The batsmen have run through for a single. 87 needed of 48 balls. 241/5

    41.5 I Tahir to M Wade, Lands it on a length around leg stump, Wade sweeps it towards square leg for a single. 240/5

    41.4 I Tahir to D Warner, A tad short, Warner rocks back and cuts it to deep point for a single. 239/5

    41.3 I Tahir to M Wade, Low full toss outside off, driven down to long off for a single. 238/5

    41.2 I Tahir to M Wade, Wade premeditates on this ocassion, gets a full toss and paddles it round the corner towards du Plessis at short fine leg who dives and fumbles. Has a laught about it as he rolls on to the ground. Single taken by the batsmen. 237/5

    41.1 I Tahir to D Warner, On the pads, nudged through square leg for a single. 235/5

    40.6 K Abbott to D Warner, Very full outside off. Warner digs it out uppishly towards covers. 234/5

    40.5 K Abbott to M Wade, On the pads, clipped through mid-wicket for a single. 233/5

    40.4 K Abbott to D Warner, Played to the point region by the batsman. One run added to the total. 232/5

    40.3 K Abbott to M Wade, Back of a length outside off, Wade steers it down to third man for a single. 231/5

    40.2 K Abbott to D Warner, On a length angling across Warner. He cuts it towards point and the fielder there dives and saves a certain boundary. Single taken by the batsmen. 230/5

    MATTHEW WADE is the new man in.

    40.1 K Abbott to T Head, OUT! The bowling change does the trick and Head goes back to the hut! On a length around off, Head looks to heave it over mid-wicket but gets a top edge that balloons high in the sky behind the keeper. de Kock circles under it and grabs a good catch. Crucial partnership of 90 off 77 balls is broken. Tahir is elated as he hugs De Kock. 229/5

    Kyle Abbott is brought back on to bowl.

    More war of words on the cards. Hastings comes on with the drinks and he too has a word or two to say to Tahir. Tahir does not like it. The umpire has to intervene again.

    39.6 I Tahir to D Warner, Pushed through covers for a couple of runs by Warner. There was a misfield on the last ball which allowed the second. 229/4

    39.5 I Tahir to D Warner, Beaten! A quicker one outside off, Warner is beaten on his drive. 227/4

    39.4 I Tahir to D Warner, FOUR! Tossed up outside off, Warner gives himself room and crashes it past mid off. Duminy tries to stop it at deep extra cover but ends up touching the ropes in his attempt. 227/4

    39.3 I Tahir to T Head, Flatter on middle, Head works it through mid-wicket for a single. Warner wanted the second but it was never on. 223/4

    39.2 I Tahir to T Head, A touch short on off, Head goes back and defends it back down the wicket. 222/4

    39.1 I Tahir to D Warner, Floated on off, Warner drives it through covers for a single. 222/4

    38.6 D Steyn to T Head, Good ball! Angles in a good length ball outside off, Head plays at it from his crease but cannot put bat to ball. Good end to the over from Steyn. 107 needed in 66 balls! 221/4

    38.5 D Steyn to T Head, Full again outside off, Head punches it on the up through mid off. The fielder, Rilee stops the ball and parries it towards long on. That allows the second. 221/4

    38.4 D Steyn to T Head, Fuller length outside off, Head looks to chop it away but is beaten. 219/4

    Steyn goes round the wicket.

    38.3 D Steyn to T Head, Drifts it on the pads, Head misses out on a boundary as he flicks it to the fielder at short fine. 219/4

    38.2 D Steyn to T Head, FOUR! Top shot! A length ball from Steyn, Head picks it early and pummels it over mid-wicket for a boundary. That was a clean hit and should put pressure on the bowler. 219/4

    38.1 D Steyn to D Warner, Fuller length on middle and leg, Warner plays it down the ground for a single. 215/4

    37.6 I Tahir to T Head, Tossed up outside off, driven through the covers. 214/4

    Some heated words being exchanged between Tahir and Warner. The umpire has a word with them too. The pressure is building.

    37.5 I Tahir to D Warner, A tad short outside off, Warner cuts it nicely towards Phehlukwayo at point who dives and saves three runs for his side. Single taken by the batsmen. There is an argument between Warner and Tahir. Not sure what's that about and the umpire intervenes. 214/4

    37.4 I Tahir to T Head, Head drives it against the spin through mid off for a single. 213/4

    37.3 I Tahir to D Warner, A tad short and wide outside off, cut through covers for a single. 212/4

    37.2 I Tahir to D Warner, NOT OUT! Slips in a googly this time, Warner goes across his stumps and looks to sweep it fine but is rapped on the pads. There is a huge appeal for LBW but the umpire rules it not out. The Proteas are thinking about the review and decide to take it in the end. It looked quite close to the naked eye. The Hawk Eye shows that the ball pitched outside leg stump, and hence can't be given out. The on-field call stays! Two leg byes taken by the batsmen. 211/4

    A review against Warner from South Africa!

    37.1 I Tahir to D Warner, Tossed up around leg stump, Warner goes for the reverse sweep but fails to connect this time. 209/4

    36.6 D Steyn to T Head, Fullish ball directed at the stumps, Head looks to flick but gets an inside edge on to his pads. Good over from Steyn, only gives away 4 runs. 209/4

    36.5 D Steyn to T Head, Driven through the covers by the batsman. 209/4

    36.4 D Steyn to D Warner, On a length angling across Warner. He works it towards mid on for a brisk single. 209/4

    Steyn is stretching out a bit. South Africa will hope he is fit enough to bowl his quota of overs. He is ready to bowl now.

    36.3 D Steyn to T Head, Good fielding by Miller! Full length ball around off, driven sweetly towards short cover where Miller dives to his left and saves a certain boundary. One run taken by the batsmen. 208/4

    36.2 D Steyn to D Warner, On the pads, Warner nudges it towards Tahir at short fine leg and scampers through for a quick single. 207/4

    36.1 D Steyn to T Head, On a length outside off, tapped towards point for a brisk single. 206/4

    Steyn back on. Faf is mixing his bowlers around now.

    35.6 I Tahir to T Head, The batsman flicks it away with a wristy shot. The batsmen have run through for a single. 205/4

    35.5 I Tahir to D Warner, Warner plays it with the spin through mid-wicket for a single. 204/4

    35.4 I Tahir to D Warner, A tad short again, Warner cuts it towards point. Doesn't take on the fielder. 203/4

    35.3 I Tahir to T Head, Quick through the air and on a length just outside off, Head plays a late cut towards short third man for a single. 203/4

    35.2 I Tahir to D Warner, The batsman works it down the leg side. The batsmen have run through for a single. 202/4

    35.1 I Tahir to D Warner, FOUR! Good improvisation from Warner! Flighted ball, Warner brings out the fancy reverse sweep and hits it behind point for a boundary. 201/4

    Faf recalls Imran Tahir to get him a wicket here.

    34.6 A Phehlukwayo to T Head, FOUR! Good shot! Full ball on middle and leg, Head clips it through mid-wicket for a superb boundary. Rabada tried to stop the ball at mid on but failed to do so. 197/4

    34.5 A Phehlukwayo to T Head, On a length on middle, clipped nicely through mid-wicket for a couple. 193/4

    34.4 A Phehlukwayo to D Warner, It's been driven superbly through the covers. The batsmen have run through for a single. 191/4

    34.4 A Phehlukwayo to D Warner, Wide! Sprayed down the leg side, Warner misses the flick. 190/4

    50-run stand up between David Warner and Travis Head!

    34.3 A Phehlukwayo to D Warner, 2 LEG BYES! On a length around middle, Warner is struck on the thigh pad and the ball rolls towards point. The batsmen run through for a single and the fielder has a shy at the non-striker's end. Concedes an overthrow in the process. 50 run partnership up for Warner and Head. 189/4

    34.2 A Phehlukwayo to T Head, On a length around leg stump, Head closes his bat face early and gets a leading edge towards short mid-wicket. It was close to the fielder but safe in the end! 187/4

    34.1 A Phehlukwayo to D Warner, Full ball on middle, Warner drives it towards mid off and scurries through for a single. 186/4

    33.6 D Steyn to D Warner, Fullish ball around middle and leg, tucked through square leg for a single. 185/4

    33.5 D Steyn to T Head, The batsman opens the face of the bat and helps it to third man. One run added to the total. 184/4

    33.4 D Steyn to D Warner, Short of a length ball outside off, Warner stays back and flat bats it over mid off but doesn't get hold of it completely. Good running between the batsmen to come back for three. 183/4

    33.3 D Steyn to T Head, Back of a length ball outside off, Head chops it down to third man for a single. 180/4

    33.2 D Steyn to T Head, Fullish on middle and leg, Warner comes forward and defends back towards the bowler. 179/4

    33.1 D Steyn to T Head, Short of a length ball angling across Warner. He pulls it to the left of Steyn. 179/4

    32.6 A Phehlukwayo to D Warner, Short of a length around middle and leg, nudged behind square leg for a single. 179/4

    32.5 A Phehlukwayo to T Head, Good fielding! Full length ball on leg stump, Head flicks it nicely towards du Plessis at mid-wicket who dives to his left and keeps it down to a single. 177/4

    32.4 A Phehlukwayo to T Head, On a length around leg stump, clipped towards mid-wicket. 176/4

    32.3 A Phehlukwayo to T Head, Full ball around middle and off, Head looks to whip it away but gets an inside edge onto his pads. 176/4

    32.2 A Phehlukwayo to D Warner, The batsman flicks it away with a wristy shot. One run added to the total. 176/4

    32.1 A Phehlukwayo to D Warner, Going down leg, Warner misses out on this one and is struck on the thigh pad. 175/4

    31.6 D Steyn to T Head, Fullish ball outside off, driven firmly towards mid off. 175/4

    31.5 D Steyn to T Head, FOUR! Bad delivery and it gets the treatment! Short and wide outside off, Head stays back and cuts it aerially over point for a boundary. 175/4

    9th ODI ton for DAVID WARNER!

    31.4 D Steyn to D Warner, 100 up for Warner and it has been a brilliant knock! He needs to carry on. Drives the fullish ball towards mid on for a single and raises his hands towards the sky. 171/4

    31.3 D Steyn to D Warner, Full length ball outside off, Warner drives it hard but fails to pierce the infield. 170/4

    31.2 D Steyn to T Head, Driven through the covers by the batsman. One run added to the total. 170/4

    31.1 D Steyn to T Head, Full and wide outside off, Head throws the kitchen sink at it but fails to connect. 169/4

    DALE STEYN returns for a spell. Faf ringing in the changes here.

    30.6 A Phehlukwayo to D Warner, FOUR! Easy pickings for Warner! Going down leg, Warner tucks it round the corner and the ball races to the fence. He becomes the leading run scorer in the series. 169/4

    30.5 A Phehlukwayo to D Warner, on a length on middle and off, Warner stays back and defends. 165/4

    30.4 A Phehlukwayo to D Warner, FOUR! Short ball on leg stump, Warner pulls it and does well to beat the short fine leg fielder for a boundary. 165/4

    30.3 A Phehlukwayo to T Head, Punched off the back foot by the batsman. They pick up a single. 161/4

    30.2 A Phehlukwayo to T Head, Fullish in length around leg stump, Head looks to clip but is rapped on the pads. There is an appeal for LBW but in vain! The replays show that there was an inside edge. 160/4

    30.1 A Phehlukwayo to T Head, Short of a length ball on middle and leg, Head camps back and defends. 160/4

    Andile Phehlukwayo comes back on to bowl. South Africa will know they need to dismiss Warner here.

    29.6 K Rabada to D Warner, FOUR! Runs flowing from Warner's bat! Back of a length ball angling across, Warner waits for it and cuts it hard through point. Duminy runs to his right and puts in a dive but fails to save the boundary. 160/4

    29.5 K Rabada to D Warner, Fuller length outside off, driven hard towards mid off. The fielder does well to save it. 156/4

    29.4 K Rabada to D Warner, FOUR! Placed it to perfection! On a length angling across, Warner hangs back and glides it behind point for a superb boundary. 156/4

    29.3 K Rabada to T Head, The batsman opens the face of the bat and helps it to third man. One run added to the total. 152/4

    29.2 K Rabada to T Head, On a good length angling across Head. He looks to defend but is beaten. 151/4

    First slip in place now for Rabada.

    29.1 K Rabada to T Head, On a good length around off, Head gets a bit squared up and feels for it but is beaten all ends up. 151/4

    28.6 JP Duminy to T Head, Head drives it with the spin through mid off for a single. 151/4

    28.5 JP Duminy to D Warner, A tad short, spinning away. Warner rocks back and cuts it towards extra cover where the fielder dives and takes the pace off the ball. Single taken by the batsmen. 150/4

    28.4 JP Duminy to D Warner, FOUR! Good shot! A touch full and wide outside off, Warner goes inside out and the ball races to the deep cover fence. 149/4

    28.3 JP Duminy to T Head, Tossed up delivery around middle, Head prods forward and drives it down the ground for a single. 145/4

    28.2 JP Duminy to T Head, The batsman has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 144/4

    28.1 JP Duminy to D Warner, Tossed up outside off, Warner drives it nicely through the covers for a single. 144/4

    JP Duminy brought into the attack.

    27.6 K Rabada to T Head, FOUR! Nicely done! Fullish ball directed at the stumps, Head clips it through mid-wicket for a superb boundary. 143/4

    27.5 K Rabada to T Head, Back of a length ball around middle and leg, Head hops back and defends. 139/4

    27.4 K Rabada to T Head, On a length angling across, Head plays it towards point where Duminy makes a good stop and saves three runs for his side. 139/4

    27.3 K Rabada to T Head, Short ball directed at head, He looks to fend it off but misses and is hit on the thigh pad. 139/4

    TRAVIS HEAD is the new man in.

    27.2 K Rabada to M Marsh, OUT! Marsh plays a loose shot and has to pay the price for it! All the four batsmen have been bowled today. On a length angling into Marsh. He extends his arms and looks to heave it over mid-wicket but misses it completely and the ball disturbs the woodwork. 139/4

    27.1 K Rabada to M Marsh, On a length angling into Marsh. He covers the line well and defends solidly. 139/3

    26.6 K Abbott to D Warner, This one is tucked through the square leg region for a couple of runs. 139/3

    26.5 K Abbott to D Warner, BEATEN! A good length ball going across Warner who plays and misses at it. 137/3

    26.4 K Abbott to M Marsh, Square driven through the off side for a single. 137/3

    26.3 K Abbott to M Marsh, A nothing shot, a length ball to which Marsh aims a poke to defend but is beaten. 136/3

    26.2 K Abbott to M Marsh, FOUR! SPANKED! Shorter length on the stumps, attempted slower one, Marsh picks the bones out of that one and sends it packing over mid-wicket for a boundary. 136/3

    26.1 K Abbott to D Warner, Good length ball which is guided down to third man for a single. Steyn fields the ball. He is back on the field. 132/3

    25.6 K Rabada to M Marsh, The batsman shows the full face of the bat and defends the ball off the back foot. 131/3

    25.5 K Rabada to M Marsh, Fullish ball outside off, driven towards mid off. 131/3

    25.4 K Rabada to M Marsh, SIX! What a shot! Short ball on middle and leg, Marsh swivels across and pulls it powerfully towards fine leg and the ball sails over the boundary. 131/3

    25.3 K Rabada to D Warner, Shortish ball on off, pulled through mid-wicket for a single. The 50-run stand is up for the duo. 125/3

    25.2 K Rabada to M Marsh, Marsh survives again! On a length outside off, tapped with soft hands towards point. Marsh sets off for the single and Warner responds. Duminy is quick across the turf to reach the ball and hurls in a throw at the bowler's end and misses the target. Marsh was a goner if that hit! 124/3

    25.1 K Rabada to M Marsh, SIX! Abott drops a catch at the fine leg fence and helps it all the way! Short delivery directed at Marsh, climbing up on him. He rides the bounce and pulls it towards fine leg. Abott misjudged it as he came in a bit and looks to adjust at the last moment. He jumps and the ball pops out of hand and over the boundary. 123/3

    KAGISO RABADA back on.

    24.6 K Abbott to M Marsh, Back of a length ball outside off, tapped through point for a single. 117/3

    24.5 K Abbott to M Marsh, On a length around off, Marsh stays back and punches it towards covers. 116/3

    24.4 K Abbott to M Marsh, Good length ball aroud off, punched towards the covers. 116/3

    24.3 K Abbott to D Warner, On a length outside off, cut behind point for a single. 116/3

    24.2 K Abbott to D Warner, Fullish ball at the stumps, clipped towards mid-wicket. 115/3

    24.1 K Abbott to D Warner, FOUR! That's whacked! Back of a length ball directed at the stumps, Warner stays tall and muscles it aerially through mid-wicket and the ball rockets to the fence. 115/3

    Abbott comes back on for a bowl.

    23.6 I Tahir to D Warner, The batsman flicks it away with a wristy shot. The batsmen have run through for a single. 111/3

    23.5 I Tahir to M Marsh, A tad short outside off, Marsh punches it through the covers for a single. 110/3

    23.4 I Tahir to M Marsh, Tossed up on off, Marsh shapes up for the drive but gets it from the inner half of his bat towards wide mid on. 109/3

    23.3 I Tahir to D Warner, Tossed up around off, spinning in. Warner flicks it through mid-wicket for a single. 109/3

    23.2 I Tahir to M Marsh, The batsman works it down the leg side. They pick up a single. 108/3

    23.1 I Tahir to M Marsh, Fullish ball around middle, Marsh drvies it back towards the bowler. 107/3

    22.6 A Phehlukwayo to M Marsh, Straying on the pads again, flicked behind square leg for a single. 107/3

    22.5 A Phehlukwayo to M Marsh, Driven through mid on by the batsman. 106/3

    22.4 A Phehlukwayo to D Warner, An off cutter on the pads this time, Warner tucks it to the short fine leg fielder for a single. 106/3

    Steyn is off the field and getting some treatment on his right shoulder.

    22.3 A Phehlukwayo to D Warner, FOUR! Poor bowling from Andile as the fine leg was up inside the circle! Straying on the hips, Warner just tickles it round the corner and beats the short fine leg for a boundary. 105/3

    22.2 A Phehlukwayo to M Marsh, Full outside off, driven beautifully through the covers for a single. 101/3

    22.1 A Phehlukwayo to M Marsh, FOUR! Lovely shot! On a length outside off, Marsh punches it through the point region and the ball races to the fence. 100 up for Australia. 100/3

    22.1 A Phehlukwayo to M Marsh, Wide! Short ball that is misdirected down leg. Marsh leaves it alone. 96/3

    21.6 I Tahir to D Warner, Lands it on a length, spinning in. Warner defends it from the crease. 95/3

    21.5 I Tahir to D Warner, Flighted ball, Warner prods forward and blocks. 95/3

    21.4 I Tahir to D Warner, FOUR! Beautiful shot! Picks up the googly early as he makes room and goes inside out and finds the gap in the deep cover region for a superb boundary. 95/3

    21.3 I Tahir to M Marsh, Full around leg stump, eased through mid on for a single. 91/3

    21.2 I Tahir to D Warner, The batsman has punched the ball off the back foot. They pick up a single. 90/3

    21.1 I Tahir to D Warner, Flighted ball on middle and off, Warner strides forward in defence. 89/3

    20.6 A Phehlukwayo to D Warner, Leg bye! Straying on the pads, Warner misses the flick and the ball kisses his pads and goes through to the leg side for a leg bye. 89/3

    20.5 A Phehlukwayo to D Warner, Fullish delivery on middle and leg, Warner clips it towards short mid-wicket where Miller dives athletically to his right to make a good save. 88/3

    20.4 A Phehlukwayo to M Marsh, Back of a length ball around off, Marsh drags his pull shot down to fine leg for a single. 88/3

    20.3 A Phehlukwayo to D Warner, Fuller length ball around leg stump, Warner helps it towards fine leg for a single. 87/3

    20.2 A Phehlukwayo to M Marsh, Good length ball outside off, Marsh pushes it through the covers for a single. 86/3

    20.1 A Phehlukwayo to D Warner, On a length angling across Warner. He stays back and punches it towards covers for a single. 85/3

    19.6 I Tahir to D Warner, Flighted ball around off, Warner comes forward and drives it through extra cover for a single. 84/3

    19.5 I Tahir to M Marsh, Full ball outside off, Marsh hits it down to long on for a single. 83/3

    19.4 I Tahir to M Marsh, Tossed up around off, spinning away. Marsh pushes it towards covers. 82/3

    19.3 I Tahir to M Marsh, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 82/3

    19.2 I Tahir to D Warner, Warner drives the tossed up ball through mid off for a single. 82/3

    19.1 I Tahir to D Warner, Quicker through the air on middle, Warner stays back and defends. 81/3

    18.6 A Phehlukwayo to M Marsh, Fullish ball around off, driven back towards the bowler. 81/3

    18.5 A Phehlukwayo to M Marsh, Fuller in length on off, Marsh stays back and defends. 81/3

    18.4 A Phehlukwayo to M Marsh, Good length ball around off, Marsh camps back and punches it towards the cover region 81/3

    18.3 A Phehlukwayo to M Marsh, Straying on the pads, tucked nicely round the corner for a couple. 81/3

    18.2 A Phehlukwayo to D Warner, Dug in short, Warner pulls it through mid-wicket for a single. 79/3

    18.1 A Phehlukwayo to M Marsh, The batsman plays it with an angled bat and guides it to third man. They pick up a single. 78/3

    17.6 I Tahir to D Warner, Quicker one on off, Warner pushes it gently towards the covers. 77/3

    17.5 I Tahir to D Warner, Similar delivery, Warner attempts the drive but is beaten all ends up. 77/3

    17.4 I Tahir to D Warner, That's a good delivery! Slips in the googly again, Warner goes for the drive but is beaten by the sharp away turn. 77/3

    17.3 I Tahir to M Marsh, Driven through mid on by the batsman. The batsmen have run through for a single. 77/3

    17.2 I Tahir to M Marsh, Bowls a googly again, Marsh picks it up and pushes it towards the covers. 76/3

    17.1 I Tahir to D Warner, Loopy ball spinning in, Warner pushes it towards point and sets off for a run. The throw at the bowler's end is way wide and Marsh is home safely. 76/3

    16.6 A Phehlukwayo to M Marsh, Fullish ball on off, played with an angled blade towards point. A wicket maiden for Phehlukwayo. 75/3

    16.5 A Phehlukwayo to M Marsh, Marsh defends it from within the crease. 75/3

    16.4 A Phehlukwayo to M Marsh, On a length, shaping away a bit. Marsh stays back and defends it towards point. 75/3

    16.3 A Phehlukwayo to M Marsh, On a length outside off, Marsh plays it towards point. 75/3

    MITCHELL MARSH is the new man in for Australia.

    16.2 A Phehlukwayo to G Bailey, OUT! Bailey departs and the Australians are in a spot of bother now! On a length outside off, Bailey pushes at it with minimal foot movement and the ball takes the inside edge of his bat and kisses his pads before crashing into the stumps. The Proteas are on top now! 75/3

    16.1 A Phehlukwayo to G Bailey, Defended off the back foot by the batsman. 75/2

    DRINKS BREAK!

    15.6 I Tahir to D Warner, Tossed up on off, Warner lunges forward and defends solidly. 75/2

    15.5 I Tahir to D Warner, Slips in a googly again, Warner looks to play across the line but gets a leading edge towards short third man. 75/2

    15.4 I Tahir to D Warner, Flighted delivery, Warner presses forward and blocks. 75/2

    15.3 I Tahir to G Bailey, The batsman rocks onto the back foot and punches the ball. One run added to the total. 75/2

    15.2 I Tahir to G Bailey, Googly this time, Bailey picks it up and defends it solidly. 74/2

    15.1 I Tahir to G Bailey, Tossed up on middle, Bailey strides forward and defends. 74/2

    14.6 A Phehlukwayo to D Warner, Fuller length ball outside off, pushed back towards the bowler. 74/2

    14.5 A Phehlukwayo to D Warner, Defended off the back foot by the batsman. 74/2

    14.4 A Phehlukwayo to G Bailey, Short and wide outside off, punched through covers for a single. 74/2

    14.3 A Phehlukwayo to G Bailey, Played to the point region by the batsman. 73/2

    14.2 A Phehlukwayo to G Bailey, Nearly drags it on to the stumps! On a length just outside off, Bailey looks to glide it to third man but gets a bottom edge that goes past the off stump. 73/2

    14.1 A Phehlukwayo to D Warner, 17th ODI FIFTY FOR WARNER! Straying on the pads, Warner helps it towards mid-wicket for a single. He gets to his fifty too. He though will know that his job is yet to be done. 73/2

    GEORGE BAILEY has come out to bat.

    13.6 I Tahir to S Smith, OUT! Tahir does the damage and the skipper falls! Pushed quicker through the air and fullish on off, Smith with his feet planted on the crease looks to drive on the up but is no way close to the ball and the ball disturbs the woodwork. Tahir is overjoyed as he runs towards the crowd and celebrates! What an over, the game has turned on its head. 72/2

    13.5 I Tahir to S Smith, Tossed up on off, skids a bit after pitching. Smith stays back and defends. 72/1

    STEVE SMITH is the new man in.

    13.4 I Tahir to A Finch, OUT! Beautiful ball and Finch departs! Slips in the flipper this time and pushed quicker through the air, Finch looks to give himself room to cut but misses it completely and the ball crashes into the stumps. South Africa strike! 72/1

    13.3 I Tahir to A Finch, The batsman rocks onto the back foot and punches the ball. 72/0

    13.2 I Tahir to A Finch, A loud LBW appeal turned down! Tossed up around middle an leg, Finch goes for the sweep but misses and is rapped low on the pads. There is a huge appeal for LBW but the umpire shakes his head. The replays show there was an inside edge. 72/0

    13.1 I Tahir to A Finch, Pushed quick through the air and full on leg stump, Finch defends it towards short mid-wicket. 72/0

    Imran Tahir comes on to bowl. South Africa need him to strike here.

    12.6 D Steyn to D Warner, Good length ball around middle, Warner taps it towards cover-point. 72/0

    12.5 D Steyn to A Finch, A short delivery which has been pulled away. The batsmen have run through for a single. 72/0

    12.4 D Steyn to A Finch, Dug in short around off, Finch goes for the pull but misses and is struck on the thigh pad. 71/0

    12.3 D Steyn to D Warner, Fullish ball around middle, driven through mid on for a single. 71/0

    12.2 D Steyn to D Warner, FOUR! That's cracked! Fullish ball outside off, Warner lunges forward and drills it through the covers for a superb boundary. 70/0

    12.1 D Steyn to D Warner, The batsman has played that off the front foot and into the ground. 66/0

    11.6 K Abbott to A Finch, That one missed by a whisker! Fullish delivery outside off. swinging in. Finch looks to go down the ground but is beaten by the extra swing and the ball zips past the stumps and goes through to the keeper. 66/0

    11.5 K Abbott to D Warner, Shortish delivery around leg stump, hit through square leg for a single. 66/0

    11.4 K Abbott to D Warner, The batsman works it down the leg side. 65/0

    11.3 K Abbott to A Finch, Dropped! Both batsmen have been put down now. How costly these misses would prove? Back of a length ball outside off, Finch is up on his toes and looks to flay it away, the ball flies towards Steyn at third man. He misjudges the ball a bit and has to dive in front. He can't hold on to it and drops it. The batsmen come through for a single. 65/0

    11.2 K Abbott to D Warner, Back of a length ball outside off, Warner cuts it behind point for a single. 64/0

    11.1 K Abbott to D Warner, On a length on off, Warner pushes it towards the covers off his back foot. 63/0

    10.6 D Steyn to A Finch, Punched off the back foot by the batsman. 63/0

    10.5 D Steyn to A Finch, Fullish ball directed at the stumps, Finch defends off the front foot. 63/0

    10.4 D Steyn to D Warner, Loud shout for LBW turned down! On a good length around leg stump, Warner looks to flick it but misses and is rapped on the pads. There is a huge LBW shout by Steyn but the umpire stays unmoved. The replays spot an inside edge on to the pads but the umpire didn't pick it up as he signals it as a leg bye. 63/0

    10.3 D Steyn to D Warner, Fullish ball around middle, Warner strides forward and defends confidently. 62/0

    10.2 D Steyn to A Finch, On a length around off, Finch plays it with soft hands towards covers for a brisk single. 62/0

    10.1 D Steyn to D Warner, Fullish delivery directed at the stumps, Warner takes a couple of steps down the track and drags it through mid-wicket for a single. 61/0

    9.6 K Abbott to A Finch, Short and wide outside off, Finch plays it towards point. 60/0

    9.5 K Abbott to A Finch, On a length outside off, pushed towards the point region on the back foot. 60/0

    9.4 K Abbott to A Finch, Good length ball on leg stump, clipped towards mid-wicket. 60/0

    9.3 K Abbott to A Finch, FOUR! Back-to-back boundaries! On a length and a bit wide outside off, Finch stays back and powers it through the covers and the ball races to the fence. 60/0

    9.2 K Abbott to A Finch, FOUR! Similar delivery and Finch doesn't miss out this time! Finch stands tall and punches it elegantly wide of mid off for a superb boundary. 56/0

    9.1 K Abbott to A Finch, On a length just outside off, Finch punches it towards covers but fails to peirce the gap. 52/0

    Abbott comes back on for a bowl.

    8.6 D Steyn to D Warner, A tad short on off, Warner pushes it towards point off his crease. 52/0

    8.5 D Steyn to D Warner, Fuller outside off, Warner pushes it towards the off side but not for any runs. 52/0

    8.4 D Steyn to A Finch, Good length on off, punched towards mid on for a single by Finch. 52/0

    8.3 D Steyn to A Finch, Back of a length outside off, Finch gets on his toes and defends it. 51/0

    8.2 D Steyn to D Warner, Fuller on the pads though, Warner works it to square leg for a single. 51/0

    8.1 D Steyn to D Warner, Fuller length on middle, Warner defends it back to the bowler. 50/0

    7.6 K Rabada to A Finch, On a length on off, Finch stays back and defends. 50/0

    7.5 K Rabada to D Warner, Low full toss outside off, Warner squeezes it towards third man for a single. Couldn't capitalize on the free hit. 50/0

    7.5 K Rabada to D Warner, FOUR! Easy pickings for Warner! Straying on the pads, Warner helps it down to the fine leg region for a boundary. Rabada overstepped on that occasion and it is signalled as a no ball. Free hit coming up. 49/0

    7.4 K Rabada to D Warner, That is brilliant bowling from Rabada! Back of a length ball, angling into Warner. He is surprised by a bit of extra bounce as he fends it off towards point. 44/0

    7.3 K Rabada to D Warner, The batsman plays the Square Cut. They manage to come back for the second. 44/0

    7.2 K Rabada to D Warner, FOUR! Sloppy work in the field! Shortish and wide outside off, Warner punches it towards Phehlukwayo at extra cover who fumbles allowing the ball to go through and it zips through to the boundary. 42/0

    7.1 K Rabada to D Warner, FOUR! Fullish ball around off, Warner gives it the full swing of the bat but drags it through the mid-wicket region for a boundary. 38/0

    6.6 D Steyn to D Warner, Straying on the pads, Warner helps it to the leg side for a single. 34/0

    6.5 D Steyn to D Warner, On a length around middle, Warner defends it from the inner half of his bat. 33/0

    6.4 D Steyn to D Warner, FOUR! Warner is looking dangerous out there! On a length outside off, Warner makes a bit of room and lofts it over mid on for a superb boundary. 33/0

    6.3 D Steyn to D Warner, FOUR! Cracking shot! Short ball around middle, Warner stays tall and hits it over mid-wicket and the ball races to the fence. 29/0

    6.2 D Steyn to D Warner, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 25/0

    6.1 D Steyn to D Warner, FOUR! That's muscled! A tad short outside off, Warner rocks back and pulls it powerfully through the mid-wicket region for a cracking boundary. 25/0

    DALE STEYN comes into the attack.

    5.6 K Rabada to A Finch, Good length ball around off, defended off the back foot. 21/0

    5.5 K Rabada to D Warner, Driven through mid off by the batsman. One run added to the total. 21/0

    5.4 K Rabada to D Warner, Dropped! Warner nearly guides it into the hand of Amla at first slip but de Kock intervenes and spills it! Back of a length ball outside off, Warner looks to run it down to third man but only manages to glide it towards first slip. de Kock dives full length to his left but isn't able to hold on to the catch. That can be a crucial miss! 20/0

    5.3 K Rabada to D Warner, Loose from Warner! Back of a length ball angling across Warner. He pushes at it hard but gets beaten. 20/0

    5.2 K Rabada to D Warner, Good length ball on middle, Warner stays back and defends. 20/0

    5.1 K Rabada to D Warner, Full delivery directed at the stumps, Warner makes room and glides it behind backward point for a couple. 20/0

    4.6 K Abbott to A Finch, Defended off the front foot by the batsman presenting the full face of the bat. 18/0

    4.5 K Abbott to A Finch, Similar delivery, Finch pushes at it tamely and gets beaten. 18/0

    4.4 K Abbott to A Finch, That's a jaffa! On a length outside off, swinging away. Finch has no choice but to play at it and is beaten comprehensively. 18/0

    4.3 K Abbott to A Finch, That was a close shave for Finch! Fuller length ball around off, shaping in. Finch looks to push at it but gets an inside edge onto his body. 18/0

    4.2 K Abbott to A Finch, On a length angling into Finch. He stays back and defends it towards the leg side. 18/0

    4.1 K Abbott to D Warner, Shortish delivery around leg, Warner pulls it down to fine leg for a single. 18/0

    3.6 K Rabada to A Finch, Shortish ball around off, Finch camps back and pushes it towards the covers. 17/0

    3.5 K Rabada to D Warner, Full length ball outside off, Warner plays it with an angled blade behind point for a single. 17/0

    3.4 K Rabada to D Warner, The batsman defends it from within the crease. 16/0

    3.3 K Rabada to D Warner, Back of a length ball on off, pushed towards covers off his back foot. 16/0

    3.2 K Rabada to D Warner, FOUR! Powerful from Warner! Short outside off, Warner stands tall and pulls it over square leg and the ball races to the fence. 16/0

    3.1 K Rabada to D Warner, On a length around leg stump, Warner fails to flick it and is struck on the thigh pad. 12/0

    2.6 K Abbott to A Finch, That ball has taken the inside edge onto the pads. 12/0

    2.5 K Abbott to A Finch, That's a peach of a delivery! On a good length outside off, swinging away. Finch is drawn forward and pushes at it tamely but gets beaten all ends up. 12/0

    2.4 K Abbott to A Finch, FOUR! Lovely shot! Similar length outside off, Finch doesn't misses out this time as he punches it beautifully through the covers for a superb boundary. 12/0

    2.3 K Abbott to A Finch, Short and wide outside off, Finch cuts it fiercely to the fielder at point but fails to find the gap. 8/0

    2.2 K Abbott to A Finch, On a length outside off, Finch camps back and plays it with soft hands towards mid on. 8/0

    2.1 K Abbott to A Finch, Full delivery outside off, Finch takes the aerial route and plays the drive on the up. He doesn't get it from the meat of his bat and the ball falls towards deep cover safely and they run a couple. 8/0

    1.6 K Rabada to D Warner, Pacy and full ball outside off, Warner drives it sweetly to mid off. 6/0

    1.5 K Rabada to D Warner, On a length on off, Warner defends it towards the covers. 6/0

    1.4 K Rabada to D Warner, Short and wide outside off, Warner stays back and cuts it towards point where Duminy dives and takes the pace off the ball yet they take a couple of runs. 6/0

    1.3 K Rabada to A Finch, The batsman shows the full face of the bat and defends the ball off the back foot. They pick up a single. 4/0

    1.2 K Rabada to A Finch, On a good length on middle and off, Finch lunges forward and defends. He is not offering any room to Finch to work with. 3/0

    1.2 K Rabada to A Finch, Wide! Sprayed down the leg side, Finch still looks to flick it but misses. 3/0

    1.1 K Rabada to D Warner, Short delivery directed at the rib cage, Warner tucks it through square leg for a single. 2/0

    Kagiso Rabada is the bowler from the other end.

    0.6 K Abbott to A Finch, Almost a replica of the previous delivery as Finch shoulders his arms yet again. 1/0

    0.5 K Abbott to A Finch, Fullish and pacy delivery outside off, Finch leaves it alone. 1/0

    0.4 K Abbott to A Finch, A loud shout for LBW turned down! In the corridor of uncertainty outside off, nipping in. Finch is cramped for room as he looks to defend but misses the line completely and is struck high on the pad. There is a loud shout for LBW but in vain! It looked like the impact was just outside off and a bit high as well. Hawk Eye confirms the same. 1/0

    0.3 K Abbott to A Finch, On a length outside off, Finch covers the line well and defends solidly. 1/0

    0.2 K Abbott to A Finch, Good length outside off, swinging in a bit. Finch is watchful as he lets it go through to the keeper. 1/0

    0.1 K Abbott to D Warner, Leg bye. On a length around leg stump, comes in a bit. Warner looks to flick but misses and is struck on the thigh pad. The ball rolls towards the keeper for a leg bye. 1/0