Sydney: Cricket Australia (CA) XI defeated South Africa by 22 runs in a Twenty20 tour match at the North Sydney Oval here Sunday.
After being sent in to bat, CA XI put on 189/5 from their 20 overs which South Africa failed to chase down, finishing at 167 all out in the 19th over.
CA XI captain Ashton Turner anchored his side’s innings with an impressive knock of 73 which included seven fours and three sixes. Seb Gotch hit a quick-fire 40 from 25 while Alexander Keath (30) and James Peirson (24) also contributed at the top of the order. Kyle Abbott was the pick of the South African bowlers, finishing with 2/22.