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South Africa A v Australians, Potchefstroom, 3rd day

'One of the more dangerous wickets I've played on'

Nov 3, 2011: Shane Watson has described the Potchefstroom pitch as "dangerous" and "disappointing" after the Australians won their tour match against South Africa A inside three days

Brydon Coverdale in Potchefstroom

South Africa A v Australians, Potchefstroom, 3rd day

Australians get hostile initiation despite win

Nov 3, 2011: South Africa A have played their part in softening Australia up ahead of the two-Test series against the senior side next week

Firdose Moonda in Potchefstroom

South Africa A v Australians, Potchefstroom, 3rd day

Johnson sets up win for Australians

Nov 3, 2011: Australia won their tour match in Potchefstroom with four sessions to spare but Michael Clarke's men ticked most of the boxes they wanted to tick ahead of next week's first Test

The Report by Brydon Coverdale in Potchefstroom

South Africa A v Australians, Potchefstroom, 2nd day

de Lange delivers in the biggest match of his career

Nov 2, 2011: With his pace and bounce, Marchant de Lange made a massive impression in the most important match of his career so far

Firdose Moonda

South Africa A v Australians, Potchefstroom, 2nd day

Variable bounce giving Australians work-out - Marsh

Nov 2, 2011: Shaun Marsh is confident that Australia will be well-prepared for the threat of Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel after they faced a barrage of fast, hostile bowling in the tour match in Potchefstroom

Brydon Coverdale in Potchefstroom

South Africa A v Australians, Potchefstroom, 2nd day

Australians ahead despite Petersen hundred

Nov 2, 2011: Alviro Petersen steered South Africa A to a comfortable lead but a pair of wickets late in the day gave Australians hope of victory

The Report by Brydon Coverdale in Potchefstroom

South Africa A v Australia, Potchefstroom, 1st day

Not the Johnson of '09, but a fine imitation

Nov 1, 2011: To watch Mitchell Johnson zip the ball through at pace on a bouncy Potchefstroom pitch, to see him curve the ball just enough to trouble the batsmen, it was impossible not to think back to his tour of South Africa in early 2009

Brydon Coverdale in Potchefstroom

South Africa A v Australians, Potchefstroom

Siddle, Johnson find form in tour match

Nov 1, 2011: Mitchell Johnson rediscovered his love of the red ball in South Africa and Peter Siddle made a strong case to play the first Test as Australia's fast men skittled South Africa A in Potchefstroom

The Report by Brydon Coverdale in Potchefstroom
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