ABC Grandstand Digital: With Michael and Rob in the chair again this week, it was great chatting to the Grandstand Breakfast boys about Australia’s impressive start to the One-Day Tri-Series tournament.
After knocking off England in Sydney on Friday night, Australia accounted for India in Melbourne, where Mitchell Starc was “just happy to contribute” with his career-best ODI figures of 6/43, and James Faulkner’s finishing prowess again got Australia home after something of a middle order collapse.
And yes, we also found time to discuss South African skipper AB de Villiers’ stupendous knock in Johannesburg last night, where he notched the fastest ever ODI century from just 31 balls. It was ridiculous! He also set the fastest ever ODI fifty along the way (16 balls), and South Africa went on post a new record score, of 2/439 from their 50 overs against the West Indies.
The Windies, despite making 291 in reply, still lost by 148. Worst still, they won the toss and bowled…