Wednesday , July 17 2024

Australia beats South Africa by an innings and 284 runs in the only test

Australia won the one-off Test match against visiting South Africa by a huge margin of an innings and 284 runs. Annabelle Sutherland, who scored a double century in the first innings for Australia, was declared the player of the match. The African team, which was all out for 76 runs in the first innings, was limited to a score of 215 runs in the second innings. Australia declared the innings after scoring 575 runs for nine wickets. In Africa's second innings, middle-order batsman Delmi Tucker scored 64 runs on 181 balls and Chole Tryon scored 64 runs on 153 balls. After the breakup of this pair, the African team collapsed. Australia tried these bowlers in which Sutherland took two wickets for 11 runs and Ashley Gardner took two wickets for 29 runs.