Australia defeated South Africa in first T20 match by 11 runs. Player of the match was Mitchell Marsh who scored92 runs not out off 49 balls. Playing first Australia score 226 run in 20 overs. Mitchell Marsh 92 runs with strike rate of 187.75. Tim David scored 64 run of 28 balls with strike rate of 228.5. Aron Hardie scored 23 runs off 14 with strike rate of 164.28. Mathew Short scored 20 runs of 11 balls with strike rate of 181.81. Lizaad William was the most successful bowler for South Africa who took three wickets for 44 runs in 4 overs with economy rate of 11.00. Marco Jansen took one for 42 in 4 overs.
South Africa all out in 15.3 overs at the score of 150. Reeza Hendricks was the top scorer with 56 run of 43 balls.Rassie Van der Dussen scored 21 of 11 balls with strike rate of 190.90. Marco Jansen score 20 of 14 balls with strike rate of 142.85.Tanveer Sangha made T20I debut for Australia who took 4 wickets in 4 overs giving 31 runs. Marcus Stoinis toook 3 wickets for 18 runs in 3 overs. Spencer Johnson took two for 33 in 3.3 overs.
Four Australian players made T20I debut for Australia Aaron Hardie, Mathew Short, Spencer Johsen and Tanveer Sangha.
Two players made T20I debut for South Africa Dewald Brevis and Gerald Coetzee.
It is Australia biggest win vs South Africa in T20I.It was Mitchell March first T20I match as captain. He led from the front with 92* off 49 balls.
South African were without their main bowlers Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje and Keshav Maharaj.
Reeza Hendricks scored 7th 50 in 9th T20I.
Australia scored 70 runs in first six overs of Power Play.
South African batsman Bavuma took third Duck in 9 innings of T20I in last 11 months.
Tanveer Sangha took 4 wickets in his T20I debut. It is 2nd best bowling for any debutant in T20I for Australia. Tanveer took 4 for 31 runs.
Michael Kasprowicz took 4 for 29 .It is best performance for Australia in T20I for any debutant