result
3rd Test, Cape Town, Mar 22 - Mar 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
Morne Morkel
South Africa
South Africa 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Dean Elgar not out 14128443420149.65
Aiden Markram c Smith b Hazlewood01117000.00
Hashim Amla c Cummins b Hazlewood31871283035.63
AB de Villiers c Warner b Cummins649513610067.37
Faf du Plessis (c)c Smith b Cummins514191035.71
Temba Bavuma c Smith b Cummins11214008.33
Quinton de Kock c †Paine b Cummins311200027.27
Vernon Philander c †Paine b MR Marsh823271034.78
Keshav Maharaj c Bancroft b Starc3770042.86
Kagiso Rabada c Smith b Lyon2242623052.38
Morne 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
Mitchell Starc2138113.869311002
Josh Hazlewood2345922.571077000
Nathan Lyon19.564322.17964100
Pat Cummins2667843.0012614010
Mitchell Marsh722613.71323011
Steven Smith11000.0060000
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Cameron Bancroft lbw b Philander7710317814074.76
David Warner  b Rabada30142851214.29
Usman Khawaja c Rabada b Morkel522250022.73
Steven Smith (c)c Elgar b Morkel518191027.78
Shaun Marsh c †de Kock b Morkel2663883041.27
Mitchell Marsh c †de Kock b Philander522341022.73
Tim Paine not out 34841483040.48
Pat Cummins c de Villiers b Rabada440380010.00
Mitchell Starc c de Villiers b Rabada2590040.00
Nathan Lyon c Elgar b Morkel47385880123.68
Josh Hazlewood c Amla b Rabada1014262071.43
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
Vernon Philander1552621.73783001
Kagiso Rabada20.519144.379114103
Morne Morkel2178744.148713000
Keshav Maharaj1233502.92525000
Temba Bavuma1010010.0022000
South Africa 2nd INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Aiden Markram c Cummins b Starc8414521610257.93
Dean Elgar c Smith b Cummins1423432060.87
Hashim Amla c Bancroft b Cummins31801065038.75
AB de Villiers c SE Marsh b Hazlewood631362217146.32
Faf du Plessis (c)lbw b Lyon2044583045.45
Temba Bavuma c sub (PSP Handscomb) b Hazlewood54510125.00
Quinton de Kock c †Paine b Cummins65971458167.01
Vernon Philander not out 52791276165.82
Kagiso Rabada st †Paine b Lyon2046433043.48
Keshav Maharaj c Cummins b Lyon514181035.71
Morne 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
Mitchell Starc2359814.2610216101
Josh Hazlewood25.256932.7212210000
Pat Cummins2756732.481298120
Nathan Lyon31210233.291329300
Steven Smith10606.0041000
Mitchell Marsh502605.20172100
Australia 2nd INNINGS (target: 430 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Cameron Bancroft run out (du Plessis)2664883040.63
David Warner c de Villiers b Rabada32671004047.76
Usman Khawaja c de Villiers b Maharaj19180011.11
Steven Smith (c)c Elgar b Morkel721290133.33
Shaun Marsh c Markram b Maharaj013000.00
Mitchell Marsh c de Villiers b Morkel1628393057.14
Tim Paine not out 927582033.33
Pat Cummins c Elgar b Morkel015000.00
Mitchell Starc c Markram b Morkel714181050.00
Nathan Lyon run out (Bavuma/†de Kock)004000.00
Josh 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
Kagiso Rabada1263112.58604100
Vernon Philander621702.83302000
Morne Morkel9.432352.38503000
Keshav Maharaj1223222.67585000
MATCH DETAILS
Newlands, Cape Town
TossSouth Africa, elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of South Africa
Season2017/18
Player Of The Match
Morne Morkel
Morne Morkel
Series resultSouth Africa led the 4-match series 2-1
Match numberTEST No. 2300
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 - day match (5-day match)
Umpires
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Nigel Llong
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Richard Illingworth
TV Umpire
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Ian Gould
Reserve Umpire
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Allahudien Paleker
Match Referee
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Andy Pycroft
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 22 Mar - day 1 -South Africa 1st innings 266/8 (Dean Elgar 121*, Kagiso Rabada 6*, 87 ov)
Fri, 23 Mar - day 2 -Australia 1st innings 245/9 (Tim Paine 33*, Josh Hazlewood 1*, 67 ov)
Sat, 24 Mar - day 3 -South Africa 2nd innings 238/5 (AB de Villiers 51*, Quinton de Kock 29*, 72 ov)
Sun, 25 Mar - day 4 -Australia 2nd innings 107/10 (39.4 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
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)
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 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 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