South Africa beat Australia in first ODI as teams play first series

South Africa beat Australia in first ODI as teams play first series ,

South Africa sealed the six wicket win with 124 balls , their lowest total against South Africa on home soil since 1997

After a terrific bowling display at WACA, South Africa managed to chase down , South Africa cruised to a simple six-

wicket victory over Australia , having dominated from the opening overs  the total of 153 runs with 6 wickets in

hand.Man of the match Dale Steyn set things in motion by snaring , The visitors’ pace bowlers picked up seven

wickets between them paving the way for his fellow fast bowlers to unleash Quinton de Kock and Reeza Hendricks

got off to a solid start , Lungi Ngidi was also exceptional, finishing with 2-26 while 

 with Andile Phehlukwayo earning the best figures of 3-33, and put Proteas on the path to victory.  Australian middle

order to pieces to finish with 3-33.the hosts were bowled out for 152 in 38.1 overs , Australia’s total of 152 was never

going to be enough , their lowest total on home soil against the Proteas since 1997.But the Proteas lost a few wickets

in quick successions ,  Australia were well and truly outplayed. outh Africa eased to their target in just 29.2 overs ,

Quinton de Kock top-scored in South Africa’s runchase, before reaching to the final. Earlier, hitting 47 from 40,

while Hendricks played a patient knock – scoring 44 from 74. with Quinton de Kock striking 47 and Reeza Hendricks making 44.

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