Result
3rd Test, Cape Town, Mar 22-25 2018, Australia tour of South Africa
311 & 373
(39.4 ov, target 430)
255 & 107
South Africa won by 322 runs
Player Of The Match
South Africa
South Africa 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
D Elgar not out14128443420149.64
AK Markram c Smith b Hazlewood01117000.00
HM Amla c Cummins b Hazlewood31871283035.63
AB de Villiers c Warner b Cummins649513610067.36
F du Plessis (c)c Smith b Cummins514191035.71
T Bavuma c Smith b Cummins11214008.33
Q de Kock c †Paine b Cummins311200027.27
VD Philander c †Paine b MR Marsh823271034.78
KA Maharaj c Bancroft b Starc3770042.85
K Rabada c Smith b Lyon2242623052.38
M Morkel c Smith b Lyon44310100.00
Extras(b 13, lb 11, nb 3, w 2)29
TOTAL(97.5 Ov, RR: 3.17, 434 Mts)311
Fall of wickets: 1-6 (Aiden Markram, 3.5 ov), 2-92 (Hashim Amla, 32.4 ov), 3-220 (AB de Villiers, 62.5 ov), 4-234 (Faf du Plessis, 66.6 ov), 5-236 (Temba Bavuma, 70.3 ov), 6-242 (Quinton de Kock, 74.6 ov), 7-254 (Vernon Philander, 82.3 ov), 8-257 (Keshav Maharaj, 83.5 ov), 9-307 (Kagiso Rabada, 97.1 ov), 10-311 (Morne Morkel, 97.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
MA Starc2138113.8502
JR Hazlewood2345922.5600
NM Lyon19.564322.1600
PJ Cummins2667843.0010
MR Marsh722613.7111
SPD Smith11000.0000
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
CT Bancroft lbw b Philander7710317814074.75
DA Warner  b Rabada30142851214.28
UT Khawaja c Rabada b Morkel522250022.72
SPD Smith (c)c Elgar b Morkel518191027.77
SE Marsh c †de Kock b Morkel2663883041.26
MR Marsh c †de Kock b Philander522341022.72
TD Paine not out34841483040.47
PJ Cummins c de Villiers b Rabada440380010.00
MA Starc c de Villiers b Rabada2590040.00
NM Lyon c Elgar b Morkel47385880123.68
JR Hazlewood c Amla b Rabada1014262071.42
Extras(b 1, lb 5, nb 4)10
TOTAL(69.5 Ov, RR: 3.65, 328 Mts)255
Fall of wickets: 1-43 (David Warner, 5.2 ov), 2-61 (Usman Khawaja, 10.3 ov), 3-72 (Steven Smith, 14.4 ov), 4-150 (Shaun Marsh, 34.3 ov), 5-150 (Cameron Bancroft, 37.4 ov), 6-156 (Mitchell Marsh, 41.1 ov), 7-173 (Pat Cummins, 50.3 ov), 8-175 (Mitchell Starc, 52.2 ov), 9-241 (Nathan Lyon, 64.1 ov), 10-255 (Josh Hazlewood, 69.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
VD Philander1552621.7301
K Rabada20.519144.3603
M Morkel2178744.1400
KA Maharaj1233502.9100
T Bavuma1010010.0000
South Africa 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AK Markram c Cummins b Starc8414521610257.93
D Elgar c Smith b Cummins1423432060.86
HM Amla c Bancroft b Cummins31801065038.75
AB de Villiers c SE Marsh b Hazlewood631362217146.32
F du Plessis (c)lbw b Lyon2044583045.45
T Bavuma c sub (PSP Handscomb) b Hazlewood54510125.00
Q de Kock c †Paine b Cummins65971458167.01
VD Philander not out52791276165.82
K Rabada st †Paine b Lyon2046433043.47
KA Maharaj c Cummins b Lyon514181035.71
M Morkel c Khawaja b Hazlewood67100185.71
Extras(b 4, lb 1, nb 1, w 2)8
TOTAL(112.2 Ov, RR: 3.32, 492 Mts)373
Fall of wickets: 1-28 (Dean Elgar, 9.1 ov), 2-104 (Hashim Amla, 33.5 ov), 3-151 (Aiden Markram, 47.4 ov), 4-196 (Faf du Plessis, 60.2 ov), 5-201 (Temba Bavuma, 61.1 ov), 6-269 (AB de Villiers, 82.6 ov), 7-324 (Quinton de Kock, 94.1 ov), 8-354 (Kagiso Rabada, 105.4 ov), 9-362 (Keshav Maharaj, 109.6 ov), 10-373 (Morne Morkel, 112.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
MA Starc2359814.2601
JR Hazlewood25.256932.7200
PJ Cummins2756732.4820
NM Lyon31210233.2900
SPD Smith10606.0000
MR Marsh502605.2000
Australia 2nd Innings (target: 430 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
CT Bancroft run out (du Plessis)2664883040.62
DA Warner c de Villiers b Rabada32671004047.76
UT Khawaja c de Villiers b Maharaj19180011.11
SPD Smith (c)c Elgar b Morkel721290133.33
SE Marsh c Markram b Maharaj013000.00
MR Marsh c de Villiers b Morkel1628393057.14
TD Paine not out927582033.33
PJ Cummins c Elgar b Morkel015000.00
MA Starc c Markram b Morkel714181050.00
NM Lyon run out (Bavuma/†de Kock)00400-
JR Hazlewood c Philander b Morkel56131083.33
Extras(b 4)4
TOTAL(39.4 Ov, RR: 2.69, 187 Mts)107
Fall of wickets: 1-57 (Cameron Bancroft, 20.1 ov), 2-59 (David Warner, 23.1 ov), 3-59 (Usman Khawaja, 24.1 ov), 4-59 (Shaun Marsh, 24.2 ov), 5-75 (Steven Smith, 29.3 ov), 6-86 (Mitchell Marsh, 33.1 ov), 7-86 (Pat Cummins, 33.2 ov), 8-94 (Mitchell Starc, 35.6 ov), 9-94 (Nathan Lyon, 36.5 ov), 10-107 (Josh Hazlewood, 39.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
K Rabada1263112.5800
VD Philander621702.8300
M Morkel9.432352.3700
KA Maharaj1223222.6600
MATCH DETAILS
Newlands, Cape Town
TossSouth Africa , elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of South Africa
Player Of The Match
Morne Morkel
Series resultSouth Africa led the 4-match series 2-1
Match numberTest no. 2300
Season2017/18
Hours of play (local time)10.30 start, Lunch 12.30-13.10, Tea 15.10-15.30, Close 17.30
Match days22,23,24,25 March 2018 (5-day match)
Umpires
Richard Illingworth
Nigel Llong
TV Umpire
Ian Gould
Reserve Umpire
Allahudien Paleker
Match Referee
Andy Pycroft
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 22 Mar - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 266/8 (D Elgar 121*, K Rabada 6*, 87 ov)
Fri, 23 Mar - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 245/9 (TD Paine 33*, JR Hazlewood 1*, 67 ov)
Sat, 24 Mar - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 238/5 (AB de Villiers 51*, Q de Kock 29*, 72 ov)
Sun, 25 Mar - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 107 (39.4 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 4
  • Tim Paine will replace Steve Smith as a captain for the remainder of the match.
  • South Africa: 250 runs in 73.5 overs (443 balls), Extras 4
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 76 balls (AB de Villiers 13, Q de Kock 38, Ex 0)
  • New ball taken at 81.1 overs
  • Q de Kock: 50 off 67 balls (7 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 297/6 in 87.0 overs (Q de Kock 60, VD Philander 15)
  • South Africa: 300 runs in 89.1 overs (536 balls), Extras 5
  • 7th Wicket: 50 runs in 59 balls (Q de Kock 14, VD Philander 34, Ex 2)
  • Lunch: South Africa - 333/7 in 100.0 overs (VD Philander 39, K Rabada 4)
  • South Africa: 350 runs in 104.5 overs (630 balls), Extras 8
  • VD Philander: 50 off 78 balls (6 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Innings Break: South Africa - 373/10 in 112.2 overs (VD Philander 52)
  • Australia 2nd innings
  • Tea: Australia - 47/0 in 16.0 overs (CT Bancroft 22, DA Warner 25)
  • Australia: 50 runs in 17.3 overs (105 balls), Extras 0
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 105 balls (CT Bancroft 26, DA Warner 27, Ex 0)
  • Drinks: Australia - 75/5 in 29.3 overs (MR Marsh 9)
  • Over 33.2: Review by Australia (Batting), Umpire - NJ Llong, Batsman - PJ Cummins (Struck down)
  • Over 38.2: Review by Australia (Batting), Umpire - RK Illingworth, Batsman - TD Paine (Upheld)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 39.1 overs (235 balls), Extras 0
Day 3
  • Australia: 250 runs in 67.6 overs (412 balls), Extras 10
  • Innings Break: Australia - 255/10 in 69.5 overs (TD Paine 34)
  • South Africa 2nd innings
  • Drinks: South Africa - 30/1 in 12.0 overs (AK Markram 15, HM Amla 1)
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 19.3 overs (117 balls), Extras 0
  • Lunch: South Africa - 65/1 in 22.0 overs (AK Markram 36, HM Amla 15)
  • Over 23.6: Review by South Africa (Batting), Umpire - NJ Llong, Batsman - HM Amla (Upheld)
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 99 balls (AK Markram 24, HM Amla 24, Ex 4)
  • AK Markram: 50 off 91 balls (5 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 31.3 overs (189 balls), Extras 4
  • Drinks: South Africa - 110/2 in 36.0 overs (AK Markram 55, AB de Villiers 6)
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 47.2 overs (284 balls), Extras 4
  • Tea: South Africa - 151/3 in 48.0 overs (AB de Villiers 18, F du Plessis 0)
  • Over 60.2: Review by Australia (Bowling), Umpire - RK Illingworth, Batsman - F du Plessis (Upheld)
  • South Africa: 200 runs in 60.4 overs (364 balls), Extras 4
  • Drinks: South Africa - 203/5 in 63.0 overs (AB de Villiers 43, Q de Kock 2)
  • AB de Villiers: 50 off 92 balls (6 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Bad Light: South Africa - 238/5 in 72.0 overs (AB de Villiers 51, Q de Kock 29)
  • End Of Day: South Africa - 238/5 in 72.0 overs (AB de Villiers 51, Q de Kock 29)
Day 2
  • South Africa: 300 runs in 94.4 overs (571 balls), Extras 29
  • 9th Wicket: 50 runs in 78 balls (D Elgar 23, K Rabada 22, Ex 5)
  • Innings Break: South Africa - 311/10 in 97.5 overs (D Elgar 141)
  • Australia 1st innings
  • Over 6.3: Review by South Africa (Bowling), Umpire - RK Illingworth, Batsman - UT Khawaja (Struck down)
  • Australia: 50 runs in 8.2 overs (51 balls), Extras 3
  • Lunch: Australia - 67/2 in 12.0 overs (CT Bancroft 22, SPD Smith 4)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 22.2 overs (137 balls), Extras 7
  • CT Bancroft: 50 off 59 balls (9 x 4)
  • Drinks: Australia - 113/3 in 25.0 overs (CT Bancroft 56, SE Marsh 10)
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 73 balls (CT Bancroft 35, SE Marsh 15, Ex 1)
  • Australia: 150 runs in 33.5 overs (206 balls), Extras 7
  • Tea: Australia - 150/5 in 37.4 overs (MR Marsh 0)
  • Over 37.4: Review by Australia (Batting), Umpire - NJ Llong, Batsman - CT Bancroft (Struck down)
  • Drinks: Australia - 183/8 in 53.3 overs (TD Paine 11, NM Lyon 8)
  • Australia: 200 runs in 57.3 overs (349 balls), Extras 10
  • 9th Wicket: 50 runs in 52 balls (TD Paine 14, NM Lyon 38, Ex 0)
  • Bad Light: Australia - 245/9 in 67.0 overs (TD Paine 33, JR Hazlewood 1)
  • End Of Day: Australia - 245/9 in 67.0 overs (TD Paine 33, JR Hazlewood 1)
Day 1
  • South Africa 1st innings
  • Drinks: South Africa - 31/1 in 15.0 overs (D Elgar 11, HM Amla 17)
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 20.1 overs (121 balls), Extras 3
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 109 balls (D Elgar 21, HM Amla 29, Ex 2)
  • Lunch: South Africa - 75/1 in 28.0 overs (D Elgar 40, HM Amla 31)
  • D Elgar: 50 off 97 balls (7 x 4)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 34.1 overs (205 balls), Extras 9
  • Drinks: South Africa - 126/2 in 41.0 overs (D Elgar 63, AB de Villiers 22)
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 70 balls (D Elgar 25, AB de Villiers 27, Ex 1)
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 44.3 overs (268 balls), Extras 10
  • Tea: South Africa - 185/2 in 55.0 overs (D Elgar 91, AB de Villiers 46)
  • 3rd Wicket: 100 runs in 150 balls (D Elgar 44, AB de Villiers 48, Ex 8)
  • D Elgar: 100 off 178 balls (16 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • South Africa: 200 runs in 58.6 overs (357 balls), Extras 18
  • AB de Villiers: 50 off 80 balls (8 x 4)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 236/5 in 70.3 overs (D Elgar 111)
  • South Africa: 250 runs in 78.3 overs (474 balls), Extras 24
  • New ball taken at 86.1 overs
  • Bad Light: South Africa - 266/8 in 87.0 overs (D Elgar 121, K Rabada 6)
  • End Of Day: South Africa - 266/8 in 87.0 overs (D Elgar 121, K Rabada 6)