South Africa in Australia Test Series - 3rd Test

Australia v South Africa

South Africa won by 309 runs

South Africa 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal GC Smith* c Clarke b Watson 16 58 30 1 0 53.33
View dismissal AN Petersen b Starc 30 106 73 4 0 41.09
View dismissal HM Amla run out (Warner) 11 69 43 2 0 25.58
View dismissal JH Kallis b Starc 2 8 7 0 0 28.57
View dismissal AB de Villiers c Clarke b Hastings 4 15 12 1 0 33.33
View dismissal D Elgar c †Wade b Johnson 0 19 12 0 0 0.00
F du Plessis not out 78 195 142 12 0 54.92
View dismissal RJ Peterson c †Wade b Lyon 31 74 45 3 0 68.88
View dismissal VD Philander c Hussey b Lyon 30 74 54 2 1 55.55
View dismissal DW Steyn b Johnson 2 11 11 0 0 18.18
View dismissal M Morkel c Hastings b Lyon 17 15 15 4 0 113.33
Extras (lb 2, w 2) 4
Total (all out; 74 overs; 330 mins) 225 (3.04 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-38 (Smith, 11.3 ov), 2-61 (Petersen, 22.4 ov), 3-63 (Kallis, 24.3 ov), 4-67 (Amla, 26.5 ov), 5-67 (de Villiers, 27.4 ov), 6-75 (Elgar, 30.5 ov), 7-132 (Peterson, 47.3 ov), 8-196 (Philander, 67.1 ov), 9-206 (Steyn, 70.2 ov), 10-225 (Morkel, 73.6 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s
View wickets MA Starc 16 3 55 2 3.43 70 7 0
View wicket JW Hastings 20 2 51 1 2.55 98 8 0
View wicket SR Watson 9 2 22 1 2.44 44 3 0 (1w)
View wickets MG Johnson 17 3 54 2 3.17 82 8 0 (1w)
View wickets NM Lyon 12 1 41 3 3.41 47 3 1
Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal DA Warner c †de Villiers b Steyn 13 58 35 2 0 37.14
View dismissal EJM Cowan c Kallis b Steyn 0 4 1 0 0 0.00
View dismissal SR Watson lbw b Philander 10 21 12 1 0 83.33
View dismissal NM Lyon c du Plessis b Steyn 7 35 26 0 0 26.92
View dismissal RT Ponting lbw b Philander 4 17 7 0 0 57.14
View dismissal MJ Clarke* c †de Villiers b Steyn 5 18 13 0 0 38.46
View dismissal MEK Hussey c Smith b Morkel 12 68 40 1 0 30.00
View dismissal MS Wade b Peterson 68 130 102 7 3 66.66
View dismissal JW Hastings c Petersen b Peterson 32 105 58 4 0 55.17
View dismissal MG Johnson b Peterson 7 29 22 0 0 31.81
MA Starc not out 0 7 3 0 0 0.00
Extras (lb 5) 5
Total (all out; 53.1 overs; 254 mins) 163 (3.06 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-3 (Cowan, 0.3 ov), 2-18 (Watson, 5.1 ov), 3-34 (Warner, 12.1 ov), 4-35 (Lyon, 12.4 ov), 5-43 (Ponting, 15.2 ov), 6-45 (Clarke, 16.2 ov), 7-100 (Hussey, 30.3 ov), 8-140 (Wade, 45.5 ov), 9-162 (Johnson, 51.5 ov), 10-163 (Hastings, 53.1 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s
View wickets DW Steyn 16 4 40 4 2.50 78 5 0
View wickets VD Philander 16 0 55 2 3.43 67 3 1
View wicket M Morkel 13 6 19 1 1.46 68 2 0
View wickets RJ Peterson 8.1 1 44 3 5.38 30 5 2
South Africa 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal AN Petersen c & b Johnson 23 30 20 4 0 115.00
View dismissal GC Smith* c Lyon b Starc 84 149 100 13 0 84.00
View dismissal HM Amla c & b Johnson 196 350 221 21 0 88.68
View dismissal JH Kallis c Johnson b Starc 37 91 65 5 0 56.92
View dismissal AB de Villiers c †Wade b Starc 169 225 184 21 3 91.84
View dismissal D Elgar lbw b Johnson 0 4 4 0 0 0.00
View dismissal F du Plessis c Clarke b Johnson 27 55 38 4 0 71.05
View dismissal RJ Peterson c Johnson b Starc 0 4 3 0 0 0.00
VD Philander not out 14 42 17 2 0 82.35
View dismissal DW Steyn c †Wade b Starc 8 21 17 1 0 47.05
View dismissal M Morkel b Starc 0 2 2 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 4, lb 4, w 3) 11
Total (all out; 111.5 overs; 495 mins) 569 (5.08 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-28 (Petersen, 6.6 ov), 2-206 (Smith, 32.3 ov), 3-287 (Kallis, 51.5 ov), 4-436 (Amla, 88.1 ov), 5-436 (Elgar, 88.5 ov), 6-538 (du Plessis, 102.6 ov), 7-539 (Peterson, 103.5 ov), 8-557 (de Villiers, 107.4 ov), 9-569 (Steyn, 111.3 ov), 10-569 (Morkel, 111.5 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s
View wickets MA Starc 28.5 3 154 6 5.34 111 27 0 (1w)
SR Watson 9 3 24 0 2.66 38 2 0
View wickets MG Johnson 25 1 110 4 4.40 87 12 0
JW Hastings 19 1 102 0 5.36 69 13 0 (1w)
NM Lyon 22 2 128 0 5.81 79 14 3
MEK Hussey 4 0 26 0 6.50 10 3 0 (1w)
DA Warner 3 0 14 0 4.66 4 0 0
RT Ponting 1 0 3 0 3.00 3 0 0
Australia 2nd innings (target: 632 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal EJM Cowan c Elgar b Steyn 53 202 149 5 1 35.57
View dismissal DA Warner c Smith b Philander 29 62 34 5 0 85.29
View dismissal SR Watson c Smith b Morkel 25 72 46 4 0 54.34
View dismissal RT Ponting c Kallis b Peterson 8 40 23 2 0 34.78
View dismissal MJ Clarke* st †de Villiers b Peterson 44 90 52 8 0 84.61
View dismissal MEK Hussey c †de Villiers b Steyn 26 80 52 1 0 50.00
View dismissal MS Wade c Smith b Peterson 10 18 12 2 0 83.33
View dismissal JW Hastings c Smith b Morkel 20 42 30 1 2 66.66
View dismissal MG Johnson c †de Villiers b Philander 3 19 13 0 0 23.07
MA Starc not out 68 64 43 9 2 158.13
View dismissal NM Lyon c Smith b Steyn 31 47 43 6 0 72.09
Extras (lb 3, w 2) 5
Total (all out; 82.5 overs; 377 mins) 322 (3.88 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-40 (Warner, 13.2 ov), 2-81 (Watson, 28.6 ov), 3-102 (Ponting, 37.4 ov), 4-130 (Cowan, 42.5 ov), 5-188 (Clarke, 57.5 ov), 6-198 (Hussey, 60.3 ov), 7-198 (Wade, 61.5 ov), 8-204 (Johnson, 66.5 ov), 9-235 (Hastings, 70.2 ov), 10-322 (Lyon, 82.5 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s
View wickets DW Steyn 22.5 6 72 3 3.15 112 12 0 (1w)
View wickets VD Philander 21 8 41 2 1.95 106 6 0
View wickets M Morkel 16 2 57 2 3.56 70 6 0 (1w)
View wickets RJ Peterson 20 2 127 3 6.35 73 15 5
D Elgar 1 0 4 0 4.00 5 1 0
F du Plessis 2 0 18 0 9.00 5 3 0
Match details
Toss South Africa, who chose to bat
Series South Africa won the 3-match series 1-0
Test debuts JW Hastings (Australia); D Elgar (South Africa)
Player of the match HM Amla (South Africa)
Player of the series MJ Clarke (Australia)
Umpires Asad Rauf (Pakistan) and RA Kettleborough (England)
TV umpire BF Bowden (New Zealand)
Match referee RS Madugalle (Sri Lanka)
Reserve umpire JD Ward
Close of play
Fri, 30 Nov - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 33/2 (DA Warner 12*, NM Lyon 7*, 11 ov)
Sat, 1 Dec - day 2 - South Africa 2nd innings 230/2 (HM Amla 99*, JH Kallis 17*, 38 ov)
Sun, 2 Dec - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 40/0 (EJM Cowan 9*, DA Warner 29*, 13 ov)
Mon, 3 Dec - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 322 (82.5 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Australia: 50 runs in 17.2 overs (104 balls), Extras 2
  • Drinks: Australia - 73/1 in 26.0 overs (EJM Cowan 22, SR Watson 19)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 37.2 overs (224 balls), Extras 3
  • Lunch: Australia - 110/3 in 38.0 overs (EJM Cowan 37, MJ Clarke 8)
  • EJM Cowan: 50 off 146 balls (5 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Australia: 150 runs in 49.3 overs (297 balls), Extras 3
  • Drinks: Australia - 152/4 in 51.0 overs (MJ Clarke 27, MEK Hussey 7)
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 78 balls (MJ Clarke 28, MEK Hussey 23, Ex 0)
  • Australia: 200 runs in 61.6 overs (372 balls), Extras 3
  • Tea: Australia - 204/7 in 64.0 overs (JW Hastings 2, MG Johnson 3)
  • Australia: 250 runs in 72.2 overs (434 balls), Extras 5
  • MA Starc: 50 off 32 balls (5 x 4, 2 x 6)
  • 10th Wicket: 50 runs in 44 balls (MA Starc 37, NM Lyon 14, Ex 1)
  • Australia: 300 runs in 79.6 overs (480 balls), Extras 5
  • New Ball Taken: Australia 302/9 after 80.1 overs (MA Starc 60, NM Lyon 19)
 
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Series Results
Australia v South Africa at Perth - Nov 30-Dec 3, 2012
South Africa won by 309 runs
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Match drawn
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