AUS v SA highlights today – Third test day four from Newlands, Cape Town (South Africa) Sunday 25th March 2018. South Africa scored 311 in their first innings and 373 in their second innings, Australia scored 255 in their first innings and 107 in their second innings, so in the end, South Africa won by 322 runs. Today Q de Kock † reached 65 off 97 deliveries, he smashed eight boundaries and a maximum in his innings. When his wicket dismissed then it was 94.1 round the wicket, advancing down the pitch, tries to drive, and edges through to the keeper! De Kock cramped himself for room in the end there, but he’s played a fine hand and put South Africa in a very dominant position 324/7.
AB de Villiers scored 63 runs off 136 balls, VD Philander 52 not out, K Rabada contributed 20 runs. JR Hazlewood, PJ Cummins, and NM Lyon these three Australian bowlers took a total of nine wickets, three wickets had been taken by each of them. MA Starc took one wicket in 23 overs and he leaked 98 runs.
South Africa won the toss and elected to bat.
South Africa team/playing XI
D Elgar, AK Markram, HM Amla, AB de Villiers, F du Plessis (c), F du Plessis (c), Q de Kock †, VD Philander, KA Maharaj, K Rabada, M Morkel.
Australia team/playing XI
DA Warner, CT Bancroft, UT Khawaja, SPD Smith (c), SE Marsh, MR Marsh, TD Paine †, PJ Cummins, MA Starc, NM Lyon, JR Hazlewood.
3rd Test, Australia tour of South Africa Highlights