Close of Play

  • Fri, 02 Nov - day 1 - Australia A 1st innings 325/7 (AJ Doolan 76*, TD Paine 1*, 90 ov)
  • Sat, 03 Nov - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 128/2 (HM Amla 27*, JP Duminy 2*, 44 ov)
  • Sun, 04 Nov - day 3 - Australia A 2nd innings 13/1d (10 ov) - end of match
  • Steyn fires up for Australia batsmen

    When Steyn decides he is in the mood, it's time to be afraid. Very afraid. He was in the mood on the final afternoon against Australia A

  • Elegant Doolan states his Test case

    Alex Doolan's silky century against the No. 1 team in the world at the SCG has only strengthened his case for Test selection

  • Amla pleased with match practice

    South Africans are playing their only warm-up ahead of the Test series on a pitch that is unlikely to resemble anything that their title defence will start on

  • Amla and colleagues enjoy valuable batting time

    A fiery spell from Dale Steyn, described by Jacques Rudolph as the "quickest I have seen in six or seven years," was the final act of the drawn tour match at the SCG. After the South African top eight had all batted, they chose to give their quicks a last

  • South Africans cruise despite loss of Petersen

    The top three South African batsmen spent significant time in the middle, with the captain Graeme Smith scoring a confident 60 before retiring