South Africa's greatest defeat in T20, host staff collapsed in entrance of Ashton Agar for 89 runs

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Sports News Today February 22, SAvAUS 1st T20: Australia beat South Africa by 107 runs within the Johannesburg T20 because of a hat-trick from left arm spin bowler Ashton Egger (24/5). This is South Africa's greatest defeat in T20 International cricket by way of runs. With this victory, Australia has taken a 1-Zero lead within the 3-match sequence. Agar was adjudged man of the match for his glorious bowling. This is the most effective efficiency by any bowler for Australia in T20.

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                 Australia scored 196 runs for six wickets in 20 overs. Steve Smith returned to South Africa for the primary time after going through a ban within the ball tempering case in 2018. Captain Aaron Finch was dismissed for 42 runs from 27 balls, whereas wicketkeeper Alex Carrie contributed 27 runs. Ashton Egger scored an unbeaten 20 off 9 balls. Mitchell Marsh scored 19 whereas Matthew Wade was dismissed by 18 runs. Opener David Warner contributed four runs.

For South Africa, Dale Steyn and Tabrez Shamsi took 2–2 wickets, whereas Lungi Angidi and Andile Fehlukwayo took 1–1 wickets every.

South Africa began off chasing the aim was not an excellent begin. Fast bowler Mitchell Starc and Pat Cummins couldn’t face his batsmen. After this, the host South African staff was piled on 89 runs in entrance of Hall with 5 wickets together with Egger's hat-trick. From South Africa, solely Three of his batsmen might contact the determine of ten. Former captain Faf du Plessis scored probably the most 24, Kagiso Rabada scored 22 and Pete Van Viljoen scored 16 runs. Captain Quinton de Kock was dismissed by scoring 2 runs.

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Cummins and Adam Zampa took 2–2 wickets from Australia, whereas one wicket went to Stark. This is the bottom rating of South Africa in T20. The second T20 of the sequence will probably be performed in Port Elizabeth on Sunday.

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