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South African cricket team in Australia in 2014–15

 

South African cricket team in Australia in 2014–15

South African cricket team in Australia in 2014–15
Australia
South Africa
Dates 2 November – 23 November 2014
Captains Aaron Finch (T20)
George Bailey (ODI)
JP Duminy (T20)
AB de Villiers (ODI)
One Day International series
Result Australia won the 5-match series 4–1
Most runs Steve Smith (254) AB de Villiers (271)
Most wickets Josh Hazlewood (9) Morne Morkel (10)
Player of the series Steve Smith (Aus)
Twenty20 International series
Result Australia won the 3-match series 2–1
Most runs Aaron Finch (91) Quinton de Kock (94)
Most wickets James Faulkner (6) Kyle Abbott (4)
Player of the series James Faulkner (Aus)

The George Bailey captained the side for the remaining fixtures.

Australia won the T20I series 2–1 and the ODI series 4–1. With their win in the final ODI match, Australia went to number one in the ODI rankings.[5]

Squads

ODIs T20s
 Australia  South Africa  Australia  South Africa

Tour match

Twenty20: Cricket Australia XI v/s South Africans

2 November 2014
Scorecard
Cricket Australia XI
5/189 (20 overs)
v
 South Africa
167 (18.5 overs)
Ashton Turner 73 (46)
Kyle Abbott 2/22 (4 overs)
Rilee Rossouw 47 (29)
Ben Ashkenazi 3/21 (2.5 overs)
Cricket Australia XI won by 22 runs
North Sydney Oval , Sydney
Umpires: Greg Davidson (Aus) and Tony Wilds (Aus)
  • South Africans won the toss and elected to field

T20I series

1st T20I

5 November 2014
7:05 PM
Scorecard
Australia 
6/144 (20 overs)
v
 South Africa
3/145 (19 overs)
Shane Watson 47 (36)
Kyle Abbott 3/21 (4 overs)
Rilee Rossouw 78 (50)
Patrick Cummins 1/21 (4 overs)
South Africa won by 7 wickets
Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
Attendance: 26,370
Umpires: Simon Fry (Aus) and John Ward (Aus)
Player of the match: Rilee Rossouw (SA)

2nd T20I

7 November 2014
7:35 PM
Scorecard
South Africa 
7/101 (20 overs)
v
 Australia
3/102 (12.4 overs)
JP Duminy 49 (51)
James Faulkner 3/25 (4 overs)
Aaron Finch 44* (30)
Wayne Parnell 2/17 (3.4 overs)
Australia won by 7 wickets
Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
Attendance: 21,538
Umpires: Simon Fry (Aus) and Mick Martell (Aus)
Player of the match: Cameron Boyce (Aus)
  • South Africa won the toss and elected to bat.

3rd T20I

9 November 2014
7:35 PM
Scorecard
South Africa 
6/145 (20 overs)
v
 Australia
8/146 (19.5 overs)
Reeza Hendricks 49 (48)
James Faulkner 3/28 (4 overs)
Cameron White 41* (31)
David Wiese 3/21 (4 overs)
Australia won by 2 wickets
Stadium Australia, Sydney
Attendance: 24,187
Umpires: Mick Martell (Aus) and John Ward (Aus)
Player of the match: Cameron White (Aus)
  • Australia won the toss and elected to field.

ODI series

1st ODI

14 November 2014
11:20 AM (D/N)
Scorecard
Australia 
8/300 (50 overs)
v
 South Africa
268 (48.1 overs)
George Bailey 70 (75)
Vernon Philander 4/45 (10 overs)
AB de Villiers 80 (76)
Nathan Coulter-Nile 4/48 (10 overs)
Australia won by 32 runs
WACA Ground, Perth
Attendance: 9,322
Umpires: Simon Fry (Aus) and Nigel Llong (Eng)
Player of the match: Nathan Coulter-Nile (Aus)
  • South Africa won the toss and elected to field.
  • AB de Villiers became the fastest player to score 7,000 career runs in ODI cricket.[6]

2nd ODI

16 November 2014
11:20 AM (D/N)
Scorecard
Australia 
154 (41.4 overs)
v
 South Africa
7/157 (27.4 overs)
Mitch Marsh 67 (88)
Morne Morkel 5/21 (8 overs)
AB de Villiers 48 (41)
Josh Hazlewood 5/31 (9.4 overs)
South Africa won by 3 wickets
WACA Ground, Perth
Attendance: 10,956
Umpires: Billy Bowden (NZ) and John Ward (Aus)
Player of the match: Morne Morkel (SA)
  • Australia won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Morne Morkel's 5/21 are his best figures in ODIs.[7]

3rd ODI

19 November 2014
2:20 PM (D/N)
Scorecard
Australia 
5/329 (50 overs)
v
 South Africa
9/256 (44.3 overs)
Aaron Finch 109 (127)
Morne Morkel 2/84 (10 overs)
Hashim Amla 102 (115)
Mitchell Starc 4/32 (8 overs)
Australia won by 73 runs
Manuka Oval, Canberra
Attendance: 10,583
Umpires: Simon Fry (Aus) and Nigel Llong (Eng)
Player of the match: Steve Smith
  • Australia won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Hashim Amla became the fastest batsman to reach 17 ODI centuries.[8]

4th ODI

21 November 2014
2:20 PM (D/N)
Scorecard
South Africa 
8/267 (50 overs)
v
 Australia
7/268 (49 overs)
AB de Villiers 91 (88)
James Faulkner 2/45 (10 overs)
Steve Smith 104 (112)
Dale Steyn 2/47 (9 overs)
Australia won by 3 wickets
Melbourne Cricket Ground
Attendance: 14,177
Umpires: Billy Bowden (NZ) and John Ward (Aus)
Player of the match: Steve Smith
  • South Africa won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Australia completed their first ever ODI victory over South Africa at the MCG

5th ODI

23 November 2014
2:20 PM (D/N)
Scorecard
 South Africa
280/6 (50 overs)
v
Australia 
275/8 (47.1 overs)
Quinton de Kock 107 (123)
Pat Cummins 3/54 (9 overs)
Shane Watson 82 (93)
Robin Peterson 4/32 (6.1 overs)
Australia won by 2 wickets
Sydney Cricket Ground
Attendance: 15,830
Umpires: Nigel Llong (Eng) and Mick Martell (Aus)
Player of the match: Quinton de Kock (SA)
  • South Africa won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Australia's innings was revised to 48 overs and target to 275 after a rain delay.

References

  1. ^ "South Africa in Australia T20I Series, 2014/15". ESPNCricinfo. Retrieved 3 September 2014. 
  2. ^ "South Africa in Australia ODI Series, 2014/15". ESPNCricinfo. Retrieved 3 September 2014. 
  3. ^ "Australia v South Africa: ICC plans umpire broadcast trial". BBC Sport. Retrieved 12 November 2014. 
  4. ^ "Australia captain Michael Clarke sidelined for SA series". BBC Sport. Retrieved 15 November 2014. 
  5. ^ "Australia survive late scare, go No.1 in ODIs". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 23 November 2014. 
  6. ^ "Michael Clarke suffers new hamstring injury in Australia win". BBC Sport. Retrieved 14 November 2014. 
  7. ^ "South Africa's Morne Morkel takes 5-21 in ODI win over Australia". BBC Sport. Retrieved 17 November 2014. 
  8. ^ "Hashim Amla becomes fastest batsman to hit 17 ODI centuries". Sportskeeda. Retrieved 20 November 2014. 

External links

  • Series home at ESPN Cricinfo
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