CWC 2023: Twitter goes wild as South Africa inflict their heaviest defeat in ODI World Cup history on Australia

South Africa Achieve a remarkable victory, defeated Australia A remarkable margin of 134 runs in the 10th match of the ODI World Cup 2023 at the Ekna Stadium in Lucknow on Thursday, October 12.

led by Temba BavumaThe South African team put up a comprehensive performance, maintaining their winning streak Sri Lanka In the tournament opener, their strong desire to secure their maiden World Cup title was clearly indicated.

South Africa’s innings

South Africa posted a competitive total of 311/7 in their allotted 50 overs, setting a challenging target for Australia. Quinton de Kock was the star of South Africa’s innings, scoring a brilliant 109 off 106 balls. His innings had 8 fours and 5 sixes, setting the stage for a magnificent collection. Aiden Markram Also made an important contribution, scoring 56 off 44 balls, including 7 fours and 1 six.

Australia’s bowling attack led Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood And Glenn Maxwell, were persistent in their efforts. Although they managed to take important wickets, South Africa still managed to post a competitive total.

Australia’s innings

Chasing a target of 312 runs, the Australian batting lineup faced a challenging task. However, the Australian batsmen struggled to form enough partnerships and counter South Africa’s impressive bowling attack. Marnus Labuschagne Was the highest scorer for Australia, contributing 46 runs off 74 balls with 3 fours.

Kagiso Rabada Was a standout performer with the ball for the Proteas, taking 3/33 from his 8 overs. Marco Jansen Also played an important role, taking 2 wickets for 54 runs. Lungi Ngidi, Keshav Maharaj And Tabrez Shamsi All contributed important wickets.


Australia’s innings ended on 177 in 40.5 overs, falling well short of the target set by South Africa as they cruised to a convincing victory by a significant margin.

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Player of the match

De Kock was awarded Man of the Match for his explosive century (109) in South Africa’s innings. His exceptional batting display set the tone for South Africa’s competitive total and was the driving force behind their victory in this high-stakes encounter.

A clinical performance from South Africa with both bat and ball ensured a resounding victory. The win will undoubtedly boost their confidence as they continue their campaign at the global showpiece event.

Here’s how Twitter responded:

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