On South Africa's last trip Down Under in 2016 a rampant Proteas attack met an Australian side in flux, and it wasn't pretty. Many former challengers who won many prizes are also included in out team. Watch live on Sky Sports Cricket. Smith sent an outside edge past gully and to the boundary for his first four, and hit 10 more fours. Lyon was spotted by the SuperSport broadcast pulling out some binoculars to catch a better glimpse. South Africa ran a blade through the top order as batsmen Matt Renshaw eight , Joe Burns four and Peter Handscomb golden duck failed to impress in their return to the baggy green.
The Aussies clearly had the broadcast on in their balcony seats with Lyon, Starc and Cummins all falling about the place in a laughing fit after watching the Aussie spinner get ambushed. And then, as things got very heated as the match stretched into the fifth afternoon, Ryan Harris, bad knee and all, summoned an almighty effort to drag Australia to a famous victory. Smith and vice-captain subsequently stood aside from leadership roles for the remainder of the Test, with taking over as acting captain. Meanwhile, The Visitors South Africa lost their warm-up game by 4 Wkts. South Africa went on to win the Test series 3—1. Viewers in Australia fortunate enough to have a subscription to Fox Sports will be able to watch the Test series live on Foxtel.
Warne noted Bavuma wanted nothing more than to send the Aussie spinner over the fence. It set up one of the great Tests of modern times in Cape Town. Matt Toomua had a chance to score his side's first points of the game from the tee shortly thereafter, but his first kick at goal went astray. Watch live on Sky Sports Cricket. New batsman Vernon Philander looked solid with a cameo of 12 before fishing out Usman Khawaja in the deep off the bowling of Nathan Lyon. Now an insightful commentator, 'Biff' will add a new dimension to the series for Cricket Network viewers and readers. Australia: D Arcy Short, Aaron Finch c , Travis Head, Chris Lynn, Shaun Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Alex Carey w , Marcus Stoinis, Ashton Agar, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Josh Hazlewood, Adam Zampa.
As he attempted to get some bat on the ball too late, the ball was sent through to the keeper for the easiest of all catches. But full credit to him for still giving it his all - well done! They razed the Australian top order via a stunning spell from Dale Steyn and then great follow up work from Ngidi, Rabada and Phehlukwayo. Aussies take on India in a week's time and this could be a nifty fixture to get things in place. Renshaw and Burns arrived in South Africa less than 48 hours before the Test. Heavy showers delayed the match by nearly two hours after which the match was reduced to 10 overs a side. The visitors then hit back twice in quick succession, first when Hodge was put into space down the right touchline, then when Marika Koroibete got past Cheslin Kolbe on the other side of the pitch and found Genia on the inside to slash the Springboks' lead to just two points.
The second half was bereft of that energy, with Pollard's third penalty six minutes into the second half the final bit of work for the scorekeepers. While for the Proteas the responsibility will be on veteran South African cricketer to lead youngsters Kagiso Rabada and Lungi Ngidi. Smith fell for 56 from 114 balls. Cameron Bancroft was handed three demerit points and fined 75% of his match fee. A one-off T20 which has more of a bearing on Australia than it does on South Africa. Mitch Marsh and Paine battling hard at 5-209.
After one more over of spin from Keshav Maharaj, the officials deemed the situation was potentially dangerous for the Aussie batsmen, calling a stop to play more than 30 minutes early. Fourth Test Wanderers, Johannesburg, March 30-April 3. South African quick Kagiso Rabada surprised Marsh with the full delivery with the Aussie batsman unable to get his bat down in time before the ball hit his front pad. Aaron Finch will lead the side. It's getting dark and sweaty here at Kingsmead.
Third Test Newlands, Cape Town, March 22-26. Brilliant to have Dale back. Temba Bavuma left the young Aussie seamer in awe after opening up his arms and scooped him over cover for four. Lyon was spotted by the SuperSport broadcast pulling out some binoculars to catch a better glimpse. Captain and Bancroft to match referee and the media. It was the first time that South Africa had beaten Australia at home. He was given two balls to regroup before Philander forced an edge to de Kock and sent the Aussie No.
Paine 5, Cummins 7 South Africa 488 3am Historic defeat looms after Aussie horror show South Africa ramped up the pressure on a troubled Australia in the final Test by making 488 and quickly removing six batsmen, three of them the men rushed into the team because of the ball tampering scandal. Warner had hit six fours when he was cramped for room and nicked to de Villiers, who fell back as he took the catch around chest-high. It comes after Matt Renshaw scored two centuries in his past three Sheffield Shield innings for Queensland. So do we work like a team to help our friends who plays Fantasy Cricket Contests. The home side rebounded to win under lights at Adelaide to start their course correction.