South Africa finished a 3-Zero collection whitewash over Australia with a 6-wicket win within the 3rd ODI at Potchefstroom. Australia had been buoyed via Marnus Labuschagne’s maiden ODI century as they scored 254/7. For South Africa, JJ Smuts publish an all spherical efficiency, recording figures of two/42 after which most sensible scoring for his staff with 84 off 98 balls.
Smuts and Kyle Verreynne first blended to place up a 96-run stand for the 3rd wicket and take the sport clear of Australia earlier than Heinrich Klaasen completed the sport off in taste with consecutive fours and a six within the 46th over.
Australia disregarded South African openers Quinton de Kock and Jaaneman Malan throughout the first 11 overs. On the other hand, Verreyne and Smuts introduced the Proteas again to the dominant place that they had been for lots of the fit earlier than that.
Verreyne was once disregarded on 50 and then Klaasen and Smuts persisted the stable development.
Smuts fell within the 43rd over on 84 and then Klaasen upped the ante. He hit two fours within the subsequent two overs earlier than completing the sport off within the 46th smashing 14 runs off the primary 3 balls of the over.
Previous, Labuschagne was once the one batsman who seemed relaxed at the Potchefstroom pitch. Aaron Finch, David Warner and Steve Smith all fell throughout the first 15 overs and then D’Arcy Brief stood sturdy with Labuschagne to place up 81 for the fourth wicket.
It was once Smuts who were given the step forward via disregarding Brief for 36.
Labuschagne would virtually bat during the innings however fell to a sluggish ball via Anrich Nortje within the closing over of the innings.