South Africa evens things up in one-day series

SOUTH AFRICA have leveled the one-day series against Australia, with a three wicket victory at the WACA on Sunday.

Chasing 155 for victory, the Proteas reached their target with 134 balls to spare, despite a career-best haul of five for 31 from paceman Josh Hazlewood.

All-rounder Mitch Marsh scored 67 off 88 balls during Australia’s innings, but the rest of the batting line-up failed to fire as Morne Morkel ran rampant with five for 21.


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The Aussie side says they’ll be aiming to bounce back when they take on South Africa in Wednesday’s third clash in Canberra.

Stand-in Australian skipper George Bailey says his team needs to lift with the bat during the remainder of the five-match series.

Photo: cricket.com.au @CricketAus – Twitter

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