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674dThe Report by Brydon Coverdale

Bailey and bowlers give Australia 32-run win

Australia defeated South Africa by 32 runs in the first ODI at the WACA. AB de Villiers threatened to lead South Africa to a venue record chase but his run-out for 80 ended South Africa's hopes

674dESPNcricinfo staff

De Villiers changes his tune after defeat

When South Africa departed for their World Cup recce last month, AB de Villiers did not specifically ask his team to bat better than their opposition or to bowl better

674dBrydon Coverdale

Clarke injures hamstring again

Michael Clarke has reinjured his hamstring, leaving Australia with fitness concerns surrounding both their captain and vice-captain less than three weeks before the first Test against India

674dFirdose Moonda

No talk of the past for South Africa

South Africa's past is punctuated with six failed attempts to win a World Cup, less than England and New Zealand, but thought to be more traumatic

674dDaniel Brettig

Clarke wants early World Cup squad

Michael Clarke has stated that he wanted the squad for January's triangular series with England and India to be identical to the group he would take to the World Cup proper

674dFirdose Moonda

Steyn deserves respect - de Villiers

South Africa captain AB de Villiers said that Dale Steyn was not deserving of comments made by Michael Clarke when the teams met earlier in the year

South Africa 2nd innings Partnerships

1st6HM AmlaQ de Kock
2nd12HM AmlaF du Plessis
3rd35F du PlessisF Behardien
4th23AB de VilliersF du Plessis
5th126AB de VilliersDA Miller
6th0R McLarenAB de Villiers
7th5AB de VilliersVD Philander
8th8AB de VilliersDW Steyn
9th7DW SteynM Morkel
10th46Imran TahirM Morkel