Cricket

Faf on 2nd ODI defeat: 'It's a tough pill to swallow'

2018-11-10 11:01
Faf du Plessis (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Proteas captain Faf du Plessis was not a happy man following his team's seven run defeat to Australia in the second one-day international between the two sides played in Adelaide.

Set 233 for victory, South Africa's batting again let them down with the top-order failing which left the Proteas on 68-4 at one point.

Du Plessis (47) and David Miller (51) steadied the ship but the Proteas fell short in their run-chase, finishing on 224 for 9 in their allotted 50 overs.

"It's a tough pill to swallow. The nature of the wicket and the game was we only needed four-and-a-half an over," said Du Plessis.

The Proteas have a chance to seal the series on Sunday when the third and final ODI takes place at the Bellerive Oval in Hobart.

The match starts at 04:50 (SA time). 


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