Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Best performances - Batsmen

AK Markram
143(218) 19x4 - 0x6
Control %83%
  • Productive Shot
  • cover drive
  • 47 runs
  • 9x4 - 0x6
6 9 9 20 59 10 15 15
MR Marsh
96(173) 13x4 - 1x6
Control %85%
  • Productive Shot
  • cut shot
  • 21 runs
  • 4x4 - 0x6
14 7 3 23 24 5 5 15

Best performances - Bowlers

MA Starc
O10.4
M3
R34
W5
Eco3.18
RHB
OFFLEG
2W1W
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
1W
1W
KA Maharaj
O33.4
M5
R123
W5
Eco3.65
RHB
OFFLEG
1W
1W
1W
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
1W
1W

Partnerships

  • AUS - 1st
  • SA - 1st
  • AUS - 2nd
  • SA - 2nd

Australia - 1st - Innings

15
DA Warner10 (15)
CT Bancroft5 (20)
24
UT Khawaja14 (19)
DA Warner9 (16)
56
DA Warner32 (48)
SPD Smith24 (44)
56
SE Marsh24 (66)
SPD Smith32 (70)
26
SE Marsh16 (30)
MR Marsh9 (24)
60
TD Paine25 (72)
MR Marsh31 (72)
14
MR Marsh6 (23)
PJ Cummins3 (38)
49
MR Marsh14 (28)
MA Starc35 (25)
41
NM Lyon4 (20)
MR Marsh36 (26)
10
NM Lyon8 (4)
JR Hazlewood2 (4)

South Africa - 1st - Innings

27
D Elgar7 (20)
AK Markram20 (24)
0
HM Amla0 (3)
AK Markram0 (0)
28
AB de Villiers16 (31)
AK Markram12 (35)
37
AB de Villiers22 (29)
F du Plessis15 (22)
16
AB de Villiers10 (20)
TB de Bruyn6 (15)
42
AB de Villiers22 (39)
Q de Kock20 (33)
8
AB de Villiers0 (7)
VD Philander8 (19)
1
AB de Villiers1 (1)
KA Maharaj0 (5)
3
AB de Villiers0 (0)
K Rabada3 (5)
0
AB de Villiers0 (0)
M Morkel0 (2)

Australia - 2nd - Innings

56
DA Warner28 (35)
CT Bancroft28 (44)
15
UT Khawaja6 (12)
CT Bancroft5 (18)
37
SPD Smith16 (27)
CT Bancroft20 (21)
38
SE Marsh16 (39)
SPD Smith22 (54)
10
SE Marsh4 (21)
MR Marsh6 (12)
19
SE Marsh5 (17)
TD Paine14 (29)
10
SE Marsh8 (22)
PJ Cummins2 (19)
18
MA Starc7 (16)
PJ Cummins11 (18)
6
NM Lyon2 (11)
PJ Cummins4 (12)
18
JR Hazlewood9 (13)
PJ Cummins9 (8)

South Africa - 2nd - Innings

29
D Elgar9 (20)
AK Markram20 (21)
10
HM Amla8 (6)
AK Markram1 (2)
0
AB de Villiers0 (1)
AK Markram0 (6)
10
F du Plessis4 (8)
AK Markram6 (19)
87
TB de Bruyn36 (84)
AK Markram49 (71)
147
Q de Kock77 (108)
AK Markram67 (96)
7
VD Philander6 (16)
Q de Kock1 (3)
0
KA Maharaj0 (3)
Q de Kock0 (0)
0
Q de Kock0 (0)
K Rabada0 (1)
8
M Morkel3 (38)
Q de Kock5 (38)

Markram's mark

2

No. of fourth-innings centuries in Durban since 1992, including Markram's in this match. The only other was Herschelle Gibbs' 104 also v Aus in 2002. SA had chased down 335 in that Test.

Rare dismissal for ABD

6

Instances of AB de Villiers being run out in Tests. This was his first such instance since Oct 2013. It's also his first duck in 39 Test innings v Australia

Tough for SA

370

The highest 4th-innings total in a Durban Test since South Africa's return to Test cricket. SA made that score v Australia in 2009, in a Test they lost by 175 runs

Maharaj's marches ahead

0

No. of SA spinners to take more than six wickets in a Test at Durban since readmission before this Test. Keshav Maharaj has taken nine in this match.

Bancroft gets one

2

No. of 50s for Cameron Bancroft in his 10 Test innings, including the one in the second inns of this Test. He hasn't crossed 30 in rest of the 8 inns.

Warner in SA

90.50

David Warner's average in Tests in South Africa, before this match. In the 2013-14 tour he had scored 543 runs in three Tests with three centuries and two fifties. He's got to another fifty in this match.

Smith's Streak

5

No. of consecutive 50+ scores for Steven Smith in Tests, including his 56 in this inns. He had scored 239, 76, 102* and 83 in last two Ashes Tests before this series.

Home disadvantage

0

No. of Test series wins for South Africa against Australia at home since readmission. They have played 7 series in SA of which Aus won 5 and 2 were drawn.