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As it happened: Australia vs South Africa, 1st T20I

As it happened: Australia vs South Africa, 1st T20I

Rilee Rossouw scored 76 and Quinton de Kock made solid 46 as South Africa beat Australia by seven wickets in the first Twenty20 international.

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TOSS: Australia won the toss and opted to bat.

PLAYING XIs:

Australia: Aaron Finch (c), Cameron White, Shane Watson, Ben Dunk (wk), Nathan Reardon, James Faulkner, Ben Cutting, Pat Cummins, Kane Richardson, Cameron Boyce, Doug Bollinger

South Africa: Quinton de Kock (wk), Reeza Hendricks, Rilee Rossouw, JP Duminy (c), David Miller, Farhaan Behardien, Ryan McLaren, Imran Tahir, Wayne Parnell, Kyle Abbott, Kagiso Rabada

Australia were hammered by Pakistan in the two-Test series in the UAE, losing the first game in Dubai by 221 runs and second in Abu Dhabi by 356 runs for a first series loss to Pakistan in two decades.