South Africa vs Australia 3rd ODI Match Highlight– David Muller is the name that made all the differences for Australian cricket team. The team of Australia will be cursing him for writing an obituary to his opponent with his outstandingly impressive innings. His swashbuckling century as South Africa pulled off the second highest ever in the run chase of One Day International on Wednesday, 05th October was superb in every perspective. He is the man that made his team clinch a four-wicket triumph over Australia at the Kingsmead stadium.
David Muller in South Africa vs Australia, 3rd ODI
That the knock of Muller was exceptionally outstanding can be easily understood from the fact that he amassed 118 runs out of just 79 balls when South Africa started playing in response of 371 for 6 by the Australian side with 4 balls still to be bowled. The South African skipper Farf du Plessis could not help himself from lavishing praise for the hurricane knock displayed by David Muller. He described his innings as an amazing knock and opined that it took a freakish innings to win the game.
South Africa vs Australia, 3rd ODI Match Highlights
David Warner and skipper Steve Smith, both hit ton for the Australian team and the impressive total that the team got after the impressive knock of two of their top players, the cricket enthusiasts from both the teams started thinking that it is enough to get the team of Australia back in track, as they had already lost two of their matches in the five game series. As early as the time of toss, Smith had opined that he would need one batsman to get a century and fortunately two of his team hit centuries.
It is very unlikely to lose a match when it puts 370 runs on the board. But, it all happened that was not apprehended, rather not even thought and the credit goes to David Miller who played an absolute blinder. South Africa were at precarious position with 265 for six, but after that the match started to take a turn, and South Africa started to grow from strength to strength with every new delivery.
The 20-year-old Andile Phehlukwayo joined his teammate Miller, the left hander when 6 top players already coming back to the pavilion. Andile had his share of luck too, as he survived a confident appeal of a catch behind the wicket of Tremain before he had any score. As Australia had no any review left till the time it appealed against Andile, he remained on the crease despite the review showing a clear edge.
David Miller—The Hero of South Africa vs Australia, 3rd ODI Match
David Miller’s knock of his life essayed the watershed moment for the South African side. The hosts though started ideally in the chase, thanks to the significant contributions of Quinton de Knock and Hashim Amla, but, soon the wickets started falling in quick successions and South Africa came in a precarious position. But, David Miller came for the rescue of his team and with the impressive partnership of Phehlukwayo(42), he not only became successful in stitching the game, but also became successful to drub the opponent comprehensively.