South Africa fight hard as the run chase gets higher

Cricket batting with stumps behind
This cricket test match keeps getting more and more interesting.On the second day South Africa got bundled out for a total of 388.When Australians came into bat it looked like they might achieve a target which might be out of reach of the South Africans but some brilliant bowling by the South Africans ended the day with Australia at a score of 111 for the loss of 5 wickets.This test match is turning out to be one of those where you feel tempted to say the name of both the teams when asked who will win.Below are the highlights of the second days play along with the full scorecard.

Highlights Of The Day 2:

South Africa:


Graeme Smith - 122(244)

Faf du Plessis - 78(159)

Jaques Kallis - 58(93)


Rory Kleinveldt - 3 Wickets



David Warner - 41(60)


Ben Hilfenhaus - 3 wickets


South Africa (1st Innings) Batting:

South Africa388-10 (124.3)RunsBalls4s6sSR
*Graeme Smithc Wade b Siddle12224414050
Alviro Petersenrun out (Hussey)541127048.21
Hashim Amlast Wade b Warner11262042.31
Jacques Rudolphc Quiney b Lyon29643045.31
AB de Villierslbw b Siddle115006.67
Faf du Plessisc Clarke b Hilfenhaus7815914149.06
Dale Steync Ponting b Hilfenhaus115006.67
Rory Kleinveldtb Hilfenhaus05000
Jacques Kallisc Wade b Clarke589310162.37
Morne Morkelb Lyon691066.67
Imran Tahirnot out10110090.91
Extras: 18 b:7 lb:2 nb:6 w:3

Total: 388-10 (124.3) | Curr. RR: 3.12

FOW:Alviro Petersen (138-1, 41.2), Hashim Amla (169-2, 50.5), Jacques Rudolph (233-3, 73.1), *Graeme Smith (233-4, 74.2), AB de Villiers (240-5, 77), Dale Steyn (246-6, 82.4), Rory Kleinveldt (250-7, 84.3), Jacques Kallis (343-8, 114.5), Morne Morkel (352-9, 117.5), Faf du Plessis (388-10, 124.3)

Australia(1st Innings) Bowling:

Ben Hilfenhaus19.36493002.51
James Pattinson9.10410414.47
Nathan Lyon448912002.07
Peter Siddle30.561302204.22
*Michael Clarke71221003.14
Michael Hussey1070027
David Warner50271005.4
Rob Quiney83120001.5

Australia(2nd Innings) Batting:

Australia111-5 (32)RunsBalls4s6sSR
Ed Cowanb Kleinveldt29506058
David Warnerc Plessis b Kleinveldt41606068.33
Rob Quineyc Villiers b Kleinveldt02000
Ricky Pontingb Steyn16343047.06
*Michael Clarkenot out9251036
Peter Siddlec Villiers b Morkel116006.25
Michael Husseynot out581062.5
Matthew Wade

James Pattinson

Ben Hilfenhaus

Nathan Lyon

Extras: 10 b:0 lb:7 nb:3 w:0

Total: 111-5 (32) | Curr. RR: 3.47

FOW:David Warner (77-1, 16.1), Rob Quiney (77-2, 16.3), Ed Cowan (91-3, 21), Ricky Ponting (98-4, 26.2), Peter Siddle (103-5, 30)

South Africa(2nd Innings) Bowling:

South AfricaOMRWNbWdRPO
Dale Steyn104281002.8
Morne Morkel92241002.67
Imran Tahir71380105.43
Rory Kleinveldt62143202.33


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