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As it happened: Australia vs South Africa, Tri-series, Match 5

Catch all the updates from the Australia vs South Africa, Match 5 of the Triangular Series at Harare with our live scorecard and commentary.

Cricketnext |September 2, 2014, 12:46 PM IST
As it happened: Australia vs South Africa, Tri-series, Match 5

(For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page.)

Toss: South Africa won the toss and opted to field.

Team News: Australia have made three changes. Steven Smith, Mitchell Johnson and Kane Richardson are back for them. Michael Clarke has been ruled out while Ben Cutting and James Faulkner have been dropped.

Australia must overcome the embarrassment of losing to Zimbabwe and the departure of captain Michael Clarke to injury on Tuesday. South Africa currently lead the table with nine points from two games.

Team Rankings

Rank Team Points Rating
1 Australia 3028 116
2 New Zealand 2406 115
3 India 3085 114
4 England 3466 105
5 Sri Lanka 2454 91
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 4820 127
2 India 5819 119
3 New Zealand 3716 116
4 South Africa 3345 108
5 Australia 3518 107
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 Australia 5285 278
2 England 4564 268
3 India 9319 266
4 Pakistan 5470 260
5 South Africa 4380 258
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