A fluent century from Marlon Samuels went in vain as Steven Smith and Mitchell Marsh played important knocks along with Glenn Maxwell, who played an impressive cameo to take Australia to the final with a six-wicket win over West Indies in the eighth match of the tri-series in Barbados.
Australian skipper Steven Smith has missed out on a second consecutive training session due to a thigh injury which he picked up during the tri-series encounter against West Indies in St Kitts on Monday.
Hashim Amla's splendid century was followed by a career-best seven-wicket haul from Imran Tahir as South Africa bundled West Indies out for 204 to secure a massive 139-run win in the sixth match of the tri-series, which took them to the top of the points table.
West Indies mystery spinner Sunil Narine is the Cricket World Player of the Week after making a stunning comeback to international cricket with eight wickets from two games in the ongoing tri-series involving South Africa and Australia.
Australian off-spinner Nathan Lyon said that it was quite exciting to bowl alongside leg-spinner Adam Zampa after a man of the match performance in the win against West Indies in the ongoing tri-series in Guyana.
Nathan Lyon and Adam Zampa shared six wickets as Australia restricted West Indies to 116 and chased down the target in 25.4 overs with six wickets in hand to claim a bonus point victory in the second game of the tri-series in Guyana.