Australia won the toss and decided to bat in the first T20 international against South Africa to be played at the Adelaide Oval on Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014.
The day/night match will start at 19:05 local | 08:35 GMT | 14:05 IST.
Africa skipper Duminy said on the eve of the match, “This is an opportunity for players to stake a claim in this format.
“There is a T20 World Cup in 2016 and there’s not a lot of international T20 cricket this year, so it’s a great opportunity for guys to put up their hands so there’s that long-term goal in mind,” he said.
Australia 144/6 (20 Overs)
South Africa 145/3 (19/20 Overs)
South Africa won by 7 wickets (with 6 balls remaining)
Check the final score on Cricinfo.com here.
South African cricket team is touring Australia and will play three t20 international matches and five ODIs. The 2nd and 3rd T20s will be played on Nov 7 and Nov 10 respectively.
The match can be watched live on SuperSport in South Africa, Channel 9 in Australia, Sky Sports in U.K., Willow TV in the U.S. and Canada, and Star Sports in India.
Star Sports will be live streaming the match at its official website here .
Viewers in PAkistan can watch the match live on Ten Sports and Ten Cricket.
The final playing XI:
Australia: Aaron Finch (c), Pat Cummins, Kane Richardson, Cameron White, Shane Watson, Ben Dunk, Nathan Reardon, James Faulkner, Ben Cutting, Cameron Boyce, Doug Bollinger.
South Africa: JP Duminy (c), David Miller, Farhaan Behardien, Ryan McLaren, Quinton de Kock, Reeza Hendricks, Rilee Rossouw, Imran Tahir, Wayne Parnell, Kyle Abbott and Kagiso Rabada.
The highlights videos can be watched here after the match is over.
Check the Aus vs Sa live scores on Twitter: