South Africa defeated Australia by 134 runs in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 match in Lucknow thanks to Quinton de Kock's second consecutive century and a three-for from Kagiso Rabada.
South Africa defeated Australia by a score of 134 runs in their second league stage match of the competition on Thursday at the Ekana International Stadium in Lucknow, displaying complete dominance in all three areas of the field. Earlier, South Africa scored 311/7 in their allotted 50 overs thanks to opener Quinton de Kock, who scored his second consecutive century in the 2023 ODI World Cup.
A 134-run victory for South Africa with Hazlewood the last wicket to fall #CWC23— cricket.com.au (@cricketcomau) October 12, 2023
In South Africa, the rivals recently played a five-match ODI series. The Proteas prevailed 3-2 in the series. The match's outcome will be heavily influenced by the struggle between South Africa's top order and Australia's fast bowlers. By dominating this aspect of the game, both teams will be looking to obtain the upper hand.
Australia: David Warner, Mitchell Marsh, Steve Smith, Marnus Labuschagne, Marcus Stoinis, Josh Inglis (wk), Glenn Maxwell, Pat Cummins (c), Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood
South Africa: Temba Bavuma (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Heinrich Klaasen, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Rassie van der Dussen, Marco Jansen, Keshav Maharaj, Tabraiz Shamsi, Lungi Ngidi, Kagiso Rabada