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Australia in South Africa, 2011-12

Dec 1, 2012: Wisden's review of the second Test between South Africa and Australia, 2011-12

Telford Vice

Australia in South Africa 2011-12

Amla and Philander finish top of the class

Nov 22, 2011: Marks out of ten for South Africa following the 2011-12 tour of South Africa

Firdose Moonda in Johannesburg

Australia in South Africa 2011-12

Young Cummins stands out for Australia

Nov 22, 2011: Marks out of ten for Australia following the 2011-12 tour of South Africa

Brydon Coverdale

Australia in South Africa 2011-12

Australia to manage Cummins' workload

Nov 22, 2011: Australia will need to manage the workload of their young fast bowler Pat Cummins, according to the captain Michael Clarke

Brydon Coverdale in Johannesburg

South Africa v Australia, 2nd Test, Johannesburg, 5th day

Much to laud, much to lament

Nov 21, 2011: With the ball, South Africa were incisive at some times, ineffectual at others; the batting was consistent but not without question marks of its own

Firdose Moonda at the Wanderers

South Africa v Australia, 2nd Test, Johannesburg, 5th day

Two Tests not enough for a marquee series

Nov 21, 2011: Scheduling a two-Test series between Australia and South Africa, rivals with a rollicking recent history, was madness. And as a result, the series has no winner

Brydon Coverdale

South Africa v Australia, 2nd Test, Johannesburg, 5th day

Smith blames defeat on second-innings stumble

Nov 21, 2011: Graeme Smith, the South Africa captain, has said that his team needed more runs in their second innings to push their opponents out of the game

Firdose Moonda in Johannesburg

South Africa v Australia, 2nd Test, Johannesburg, 5th day

Will remember this Test for a long time - Clarke

Nov 21, 2011: Michael Clarke said that this Wanderers Test was one of his most special Test matches given the way Australia had fought back after being hammered by South Africa in Cape Town

Brydon Coverdale at the Wanderers

South Africa v Australia, 2nd Test, Johannesburg, 5th day

The highest chase in Johannesburg and Philander's feat

Nov 21, 2011: Stats highlights from an absolutely riveting day of Test cricket at the Wanderers

S Rajesh

South Africa v Australia, 2nd Test, Johannesburg, 5th day

Ponting gets applause, Morne serves tea

Nov 21, 2011: ESPNcricinfo presents the Plays of the Day from the fifth day of the second Test between South Africa and Australia at the Wanderers

Brydon Coverdale and Firdose Moonda at the Wanderers

South Africa v Australia, 2nd Test, Johannesburg, 5th day

Australia hold nerve to win thriller

Nov 21, 2011: Pat Cummins, the man most likely, and Mitchell Johnson and Brad Haddin, two of the least likely, delivered the most magnificent victory to Australia as the tourists chased the highest ever fourth innings total at the Wanderers, to square the series with S

The Report by Daniel Brettig

South Africa v Australia, 2nd Test, Johannesburg, 4th day

The best of Test cricket

Nov 20, 2011: Whether Ricky Ponting crafts a victory for Australia or South Africa record a landmark win, this match is a tribute to the longest format of cricket

Firdose Moonda at the Wanderers

South Africa v Australia, 2nd Test, Johannesburg, 4th day

Cummins delighted at debut display

Nov 20, 2011: Pat Cummins' 6 for 79 gave Australia a fighting chance of winning the Johannesburg Test and drawing the series

Brydon Coverdale at the Wanderers

South Africa v Australia, 2nd Test, Johannesburg, 4th day

Not an easy pitch to bat on - Amla

Nov 20, 2011: With the pitch remaining seamer-friendly, Hashim Amla expects that swing will play a key role in South Africa's quest to bowl Australia out on the final day

Firdose Moonda at the Wanderers

South Africa v Australia, 2nd Test, Johannesburg, 4th day

Can Ponting write his own Waugh story?

Nov 20, 2011: Ricky Ponting was under immense pressure on the fourth day in Johannesburg. His response was a sight to behold

Brydon Coverdale at the Wanderers

South Africa v Australia, 2nd Test, Johannesburg, 4th day

Cummins get a pat, Steyn tees off

Nov 20, 2011: ESPNcricinfo presents the Plays of the Day from the fourth day of the second Test between South Africa and Australia, at the Wanderers

Brydon Coverdale and Firdose Moonda at the Wanderers

South Africa v Australia, 2nd Test, Johannesburg, 4th day

Series heads for gripping finish

Nov 20, 2011: Aided greatly by Usman Khawaja, Ricky Ponting summoned his deepest reserves of skill and focus to give Australia a fighting chance of chasing 310 to square the two-match series against South Africa

The Report by Daniel Brettig

South Africa v Australia, 2nd Test, Johannesburg, 3rd day

Amla finds the right tempo

Nov 19, 2011: Hashim Amla has been a rarity in this series: a batsman prepared to play with the right blend of caution and intent to fashion a Test innings

Firdose Moonda at the Wanderers

South Africa v Australia, 2nd Test, Johannesburg, 3rd day

Cummins is going places

Nov 19, 2011: Pat Cummins has been Australia's best bowler in this Test

Brydon Coverdale at the Wanderers

South Africa v Australia, 2nd Test, Johannesburg, 3rd day

Amla, de Villiers almost taken game away - Rudolph

Nov 19, 2011: Hashim Amla and AB de Villiers might well have batted Australia out of the Wanderers Test, according to South Africa opener Jacques Rudolph

Firdose Moonda at the Wanderers
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Tour Results
South Africa v Australia at Johannesburg - Nov 17-21, 2011
Australia won by 2 wickets
South Africa v Australia at Cape Town - Nov 9-11, 2011
South Africa won by 8 wickets
Sth Africa A v Australians at Potchefstroom - Nov 1-3, 2011
Australians won by 7 wickets
South Africa v Australia at Durban - Oct 28, 2011
Australia won by 3 wickets (with 15 balls remaining)
South Africa v Australia at Port Elizabeth - Oct 23, 2011
South Africa won by 80 runs
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