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SA vs AUS: “A Knock To Bear in mind For Ages”



South African wicketkeeper-batsman Heinrich Klaasen scored 174 off simply 83 deliveries to take his group to 416/5 in 50 overs within the fourth ODI in opposition to Australia in Centurion on Sunday. Australia have been forward by 2-1 within the collection heading into this recreation.

Klaasen coming into bat at quantity 5 notched up his highest ODI rating hitting 13 fours and 13 sixes within the course of. A number of information have been damaged within the course of as Australia piled up the distress on the Australian bowlers.

Klaasen added a 222-run stand off simply 94 deliveries which is the quickest double-century partnership in ODI cricket. The SA keeper now has the second-highest rating in ODI cricket after Kapil Dev’s 175 whereas batting at No.5 or under.

South Africa have been 157/3 within the first 32 overs and scored 259/2 within the final 18 overs. Adam Zampa the Australian spinner who went for 1113 off his 10 overs had now delivered the joint-most costly spell in ODI historical past.

X Reacts To Heinrich Klaasen’s Blitzkrieg Towards Australia

South Africa now maintain the document for many 400s in ODI (7). India are second with 6. This was a must-win recreation for South Africa to maintain the collection alive and now it appears to be like like they may win the sport probably by a giant margin.

Australia received the primary ODI by three wickets and the second by 123 runs. South Africa got here again to win the third ODI by 111 runs. Klaasen scored his century of 52 balls turning into the third quickest South African batter to get there.

He’s additionally the second quickest to get 100 off simply 52 balls in opposition to simply after Virat Kohli who obtained to his 100 off 52 balls in opposition to Australia in 2013. With 13 sixes in his innings, Klaasen additionally hit the second-most sixes by a South African batter scoring 100.

Australia now must chase 417 to win the collection. A win for South Africa will degree the collection 2-2 and take the collection to the decider.

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