During the third and final T20I of ongoing Australia’s tour of South Africa in Cape Town, Australia fast bowler Mitchell Starc bowled an absolute peach of a delivery to make early inroads into the South African innings.
It all happened on the fourth delivery of the first over when Proteas captain Quinton de Kock looked clueless against a ripper from Starc.
Having pitched the delivery on the middle-stump, Starc generated the right amount of pace to beat de Kock and hit his stumps.
The dismissal was a replica of what unfolded in the first T20I, where Starc had bowled QDK with a similar kind of delivery.
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Starc ended up as the ‘Man of the Match’ in Cape Town by claiming three wickets for 23 runs, including the one of veteran Faf du Plessis, who played a rash shot outside-off and gifted his wicket.
Earlier, half-centuries from openers David Warner (57) and captain Aaron Finch (55) saw Australia putting up a good show with their bat to make 193 for 5 in 20 over.
Australia clinched the series 2-1 with a 97-run victory over the hosts.