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RESULT
2nd Test, Hobart, November 12 - 15, 2016, South Africa tour of Australia

South Africa won by an innings and 80 runs

Player Of The Match
3/41 & 6/77
kyle-abbott
Australia 1st Innings
South Africa 1st Innings
Australia 2nd Innings
Match Details
Australia 1st Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
David Warner c †de Kock b Philander1450025.00
Joe Burns lbw b Abbott18100012.50
Usman Khawaja c Amla b Philander425320016.00
Steven Smith (c)not out 48801375060.00
Adam Voges c †de Kock b Philander011000.00
Callum Ferguson run out (sub [DJ Vilas])312210025.00
Peter Nevill lbw b Rabada325290012.00
Joe Mennie  b Philander1022312045.45
Mitchell Starc c Duminy b Abbott4651066.66
Josh Hazlewood c Amla b Abbott87820114.28
Nathan Lyon c †de Kock b Philander2770028.57
Extras(lb 1)1
TOTAL32.5 Ov (RR: 2.58, 148 Mts)85
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (David Warner, 0.6 ov), 2-2 (Joe Burns, 1.6 ov), 3-8 (Usman Khawaja, 8.3 ov), 4-8 (Adam Voges, 8.4 ov), 5-17 (Callum Ferguson, 12.5 ov), 6-31 (Peter Nevill, 20.1 ov), 7-59 (Joe Mennie, 28.3 ov), 8-66 (Mitchell Starc, 29.4 ov), 9-76 (Josh Hazlewood, 31.2 ov), 10-85 (Nathan Lyon, 32.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Vernon Philander10.152152.06513000
0.6 to DA Warner, Oh dear, what have you done Warner? Nicked off for 1 in the first over. This wasn't a wicket-taking delivery by any means. Full and slanting away on a set of stumps outside off or even wider, from over the wicket. Warner's bat is magnetised into flashing wildly. He edges it behind to Qdk, who moves to his left to snap up the catch. He nearly gloved it in front of first slip. 2/1
8.3 to UT Khawaja, edged and taken by Amla at first slip, diving low to his left. Australia's top order has been routed. Good length on middle and seams away, Khawaja is opened up again. Philander finds the outside edge and Amla does the rest. Australia 3 for 8 on a tough morning. 8/3
8.4 to AC Voges, Philander sends Voges packing for a first-ball duck. Make that 4 for 8. Oh wait, they are checking for a possible front-foot no-ball. Philander is fine. He can keep celebrating. Don't look back, Voges. Good length, angled in on off, and seams away. Went away like a quick legcutter. Little gem; Voges has to play. He is squared up and feeds an outside edge to Qdk, moving to his right. 8/4
28.3 to JM Mennie, Philander comes back and bursts through the gate of Mennie. The off stump is knocked back. Good length and this jags back in enough to shoot through the bat-pad gap. Mennie plays outside the line of it, and pays the penalty. Australia 7 for 59. 59/7
32.5 to NM Lyon, what a catch. De Kock flies to his right and pouches the edge in front of first slip. Australia routed for 85 in only 197 balls. Full and outside off, Lyon flashes a drive and sends an outside edge behind. It seemed to be travelling to Amla until the wicketkeeper took flight. Philander finishes with 5 for 21. 85/10
Kyle Abbott12.434133.23575000
1.6 to JA Burns, that's the break-back from Abbott. He strikes in his first over on return. Australia lose their openers in two overs. Umpire Kettleborough's finger goes up. Nice and full, seams in sharply, on off, Burns plays around his pad, plays down the wrong line. The ball thuds into the front pad, before ricocheting onto the back pad. Looks out to the naked eye. It was probably going to hit leg stump. Burns decides against a review. EagleEye shows it was just grazing the leg stump, pointing to umpire's call. 2/2
29.4 to MA Starc, Terrific catch from Duminy. Australia subside to 8 for 66. Abbott nearly pulls off the Oh my Broad expression. Is it Trent Bride all over again? Good length and outside off, Starc looks to drive away from the body with hard hands and edges it. It flies to the right of gully. Duminy throws himself to his right, full-stretch dive, and pulls off a stunner. 66/8
31.2 to JR Hazlewood, Amla dives full-length to his right and latches onto the edge. The collapse is now in fast-forward mode. Good length and slanting across off, Hazlewood is pinned to the crease, as he jabs away from the body and nicks it behind to first slip. Come on, Abbott, bring out the oh my Broad expression again..... 76/9
Kagiso Rabada602013.33272000
20.1 to PM Nevill, an appeal for lbw, umpire Dar shakes his head. SA challenge the on-field call. Was it doing too much? No signs of an inside edge on Hotspot and snicko. Impact in line and hitting a good chunk of leg stump. 50% of the ball was hitting leg. Rabada says "close". Five-star review from Faf, leaves Australia at 6 for 31. Full and angled in on middle, the batsman plays across his front pad and falls over. 31/6
Keshav Maharaj42200.50220000
South Africa 1st Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Stephen Cook c †Nevill b Starc2349772046.93
Dean Elgar lbw b Starc1761730027.86
Hashim Amla c †Nevill b Hazlewood47671105070.14
Jean-Paul Duminy c Smith b Starc1490025.00
Faf du Plessis (c)lbw b Hazlewood725321028.00
Temba Bavuma c Lyon b Mennie742042698036.27
Quinton de Kock  b Hazlewood10414318417072.72
Vernon Philander c †Nevill b Hazlewood32285560114.28
Keshav Maharaj  b Hazlewood1540020.00
Kyle Abbott lbw b Hazlewood3990033.33
Kagiso Rabada not out 511191045.45
Extras(b 3, lb 8, nb 1)12
TOTAL100.5 Ov (RR: 3.23, 425 Mts)326
Fall of wickets: 1-43 (Dean Elgar, 18.1 ov), 2-44 (Stephen Cook, 18.5 ov), 3-46 (Jean-Paul Duminy, 20.4 ov), 4-76 (Faf du Plessis, 27.5 ov), 5-132 (Hashim Amla, 42.4 ov), 6-276 (Quinton de Kock, 88.4 ov), 7-292 (Temba Bavuma, 93.3 ov), 8-293 (Keshav Maharaj, 94.2 ov), 9-297 (Kyle Abbott, 96.2 ov), 10-326 (Vernon Philander, 100.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Mitchell Starc2417933.291099001
18.1 to D Elgar, and he strikes with his first ball after tea. Umpire Dar raises his finger. Elgar decides against a review. Pinpoint yorker, homing into the left-hander. He is late onto it and falls over. Beaten for pace. Think it would have grazed the leg stump. It hit Elgar's back pad/boot in front of middle and leg, and EagleEye shows it was hitting leg stump. 43/1
18.5 to SC Cook, Starc strikes twice in a space of five balls. 145.6ks rocket, fullish length, swings away outside off. Poor shot from Cook. His front foot is rooted to the crease. He simply throws his hands at the ball and feathers it behind to Nevill. 44/2
20.4 to JP Duminy, Starc gets another one. He has turned it around for Australia. Full, angled in, and then straghtens away outside off, 147ks, Starc celebrates the wicket with a big roar and a fist pump. Duminy follows the line of the ball. Drives away from the body and nicks it behind to Smith at second slip. Good, waist-high catch, bending forward. 46/3
Josh Hazlewood30.5108962.8815214000
27.5 to F du Plessis, nip-backer from Hazlewood and he has his reward. Faf has been given out leg-before. He calls for a review, looks pretty adjacent, however. This isn't a five-star review. Leg-side hotspot does not detect an edge. Full and seams back in, Faf plays around his front pad, and falls over on the floor. Strikes the front pad, well below the knee-roll, in front of middle. EagleEye shows it was crashing into the leg stump. Faf has to exit. 76/4
42.4 to HM Amla, Hazlewood bags Amla for the third time in the series. Good length and outside off, probably on a set of stumps outside off, the batsman flashes wildly again. Sends a thick outside edge behind. Loose drive. Nevill moves to his right and takes the catch. Amla falls one shy of Steven Smith's 48*. 132/5
88.4 to Q de Kock, bowled'em. First wicket of the morning. Qdk slumps over his bat in disappointment. Top-quality innings, nevertheless. Good length and seams back into the left-hander. Qdk can't contact with a punch down the ground. Just enough movement as Hazlewood shoots through the gate and hits the off stump. 276/6
94.2 to KA Maharaj, Hazlewood bursts through the gate of another batsman, Maharaj gone now for 1. Good length and seams back into Maharaj. Sneaks through the bat-pad gap as he drives loosely and misses. The middle stump is pegged back. 293/8
96.2 to KJ Abbott, looks plumb, umpire Dar's finger goes up in a flash. Hazlewood has a five-for. Abbott reviews. Full and seams back in sharply from outside off, almost like a quick offbreak. No signs of an inside edge. The batsman misses the line and is pinned on the front pad in front of middle stump. Grazing leg stump, and that's enough for umpire's call. 297/9
100.5 to VD Philander, edged and taken by the keeper. Hazlewood finishes with a six-wicket haul, SA claim a first-innings lead of 241. Full on a set of stumps outside off, decks away further. Philander is sucked into an expansive drive. Feathers an edge behind to Nevill. 326/10
Joe Mennie2858513.031278000
93.3 to T Bavuma, Mennie has his maiden Test wicket, after 153 balls, and his team-mates rush in to mess his hair up. Bavuma holes out to point. Back of a length and angled in on off stump, rears up at the batsman. He attempts a half-pull, half-flick, and ends up skewing a leading edge in the air to Lyon moving to his right and snapping up the catch in front of his face. 292/7
Nathan Lyon1725703.35738000
Steven Smith10505.0041000
Australia 2nd Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Joe Burns c †de Kock b Abbott042000.00
David Warner  b Abbott4578964057.69
Usman Khawaja c †de Kock b Abbott641211689052.89
Steven Smith (c)c †de Kock b Rabada31821515037.80
Adam Voges c Duminy b Abbott217250011.76
Callum Ferguson c Elgar b Rabada11113009.09
Peter Nevill c Duminy b Rabada616220037.50
Joe Mennie lbw b Rabada021000.00
Mitchell Starc c †de Kock b Abbott01321000.00
Josh Hazlewood not out 614201042.85
Nathan Lyon c Philander b Abbott44710100.00
Extras(lb 1, nb 1)2
TOTAL60.1 Ov (RR: 2.67, 269 Mts)161
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Joe Burns, 0.4 ov), 2-79 (David Warner, 22.6 ov), 3-129 (Usman Khawaja, 40.6 ov), 4-135 (Adam Voges, 46.1 ov), 5-140 (Callum Ferguson, 49.1 ov), 6-150 (Peter Nevill, 53.4 ov), 7-150 (Joe Mennie, 53.6 ov), 8-151 (Steven Smith, 55.4 ov), 9-151 (Mitchell Starc, 58.3 ov), 10-161 (Nathan Lyon, 60.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Kyle Abbott23.137763.321059000
0.4 to JA Burns, loose ball, loose shot. Burns strangled down leg? Umpire Dar does not budge. South Africa review There was a noise there. Very full and slanted down the leg side, Hotspot detects a tiny mark. Snicko picks up a spike. Burns chases a leg-side ball and just feathers it behind to de Kock. Burns departs for a four-ball duck. Twin failures for him. 0/1
22.6 to DA Warner, The plan to tuck Warner up has worked. Played onto the leg stump. Coach Lehmann has his hands on his head. Back of a length and on the leg stump, Warner leaps and looks to glance it fine on the leg side. The ball strikes the hip, ricochets off the elbow and the leg bail gets flipped off. 79/2
40.6 to UT Khawaja, Khawaja nicks behind. Chest-high catch for de Kock. Back of a length and angling away outside off, seams away. Hint of extra bounce too. Khawaja is sucked into slashing away from the body on the back foot. He is pinned to the crease as he edges it behind. SA have reward for probing bowling on the fourth morning. 129/3
46.1 to AC Voges, Voges misjudges the length and guides a catch to Duminy at gully. Terrible shot. Not sure if it could be called a shot in fact. Australia four down. Abbott goes short and just outside off. Voges commits on the front foot. He is then caught between pulling and leaving. Looks highly ungainly. Ends up hanging his bat out at an angle, sliding it off the face to Duminy. He will leave Hobart with scores of 0 and 2. 135/4
58.3 to MA Starc, Abbott has his hands aloft and celebrates his five-for. Edged and taken by de Kock, diving full length to his left. He catches it in front of Amla at first slip. Starc becomes the third Australian player to bag a duck in this innings. Full and angling away outside off, Starc has a leaden-footed drive and nicks it behind. SA one away from victory. 151/9
60.1 to NM Lyon, It's all over for Australia. South Africa secure the series with an innings victory. Good length on middle, Lyon looks to drive in the air and ends up spooning a catch to mid-on. Philander, who triggered Australia's collapse on the first morning, provides the coup de grâce, pouching the catch in front of his chest. The celebrations begin in South Africa's camp. 161/10
Vernon Philander1663101.93824001
Jean-Paul Duminy10808.0042000
Kagiso Rabada1753442.00843000
49.1 to CJ Ferguson, Fergsuon manages 4 across two innings on Test debut. Another batsman caught in two minds. SA five away from securing the series. Back of a length and seams back in on a fourth-stump line, Ferguson is not sure whether to duck or sway away. In the end, he does a bit of both. The ball brushes the glove and lobs up to Elgar at third slip. He should have blocked that off the back foot. In the end, Elgar pockets a waist-high catch. 140/5
53.4 to PM Nevill, menacing bouncer just outside off, around the fourth-stump line. Aimed at the throat. Nevill hops and fends at it, the climbing ball strikes the glove and loops to third slip. Duminy himself leaps and pouches another smart catch, takes this over his head. 150/6
53.6 to JM Mennie, Mennie has been given out lbw by umpire Kettleborough. He goes for a review, after having started to walk off, but I think that was hitting leg stump. Very full, low full-toss in fact, slants in from over the wicket. Mennie plays down the wrong line and his head falls over to the off side. No signs of bat involved. EagleEye shows it was just clipping leg stump, enough for umpire's call to be upheld. Mennie falls for a two-ball duck. SA three away from victory. 150/7
55.4 to SPD Smith, SA only two wickets away from victory. Having watched 13 dismissals fall around him across two innings, Smith himself falls. Full, just a shade outside off, and leaves Smith in the channel. He prods, gets opened up, and outside-edges it behind to de Kock. Faf gives the keeper a kiss. 151/8
Keshav Maharaj301003.33142000
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MATCH DETAILS
Bellerive Oval, Hobart
TossSouth Africa, elected to field first
Series
Season2016/17
Player Of The Match
South Africa
Kyle Abbott
Series resultSouth Africa led the 3-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 2233
Hours of play (local time)10.30am start, Lunch 12.30-1.10pm, Tea 3.10-3.30pm, Close 5.30pm
Match days12,13,14,15 November 2016 - day (5-day match)
Test debut
Callum Ferguson
Callum Ferguson
Joe Mennie
Joe Mennie
Umpires
Pakistan
Aleem Dar
England
Richard Kettleborough
TV Umpire
England
Nigel Llong
Reserve Umpire
Australia
Mick Martell
Match Referee
Zimbabwe
Andy Pycroft
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 12 Nov - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 171/5 (Temba Bavuma 38*, Quinton de Kock 28*, 55 ov)
Sun, 13 Nov - day 2 - no play
Mon, 14 Nov - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 121/2 (Usman Khawaja 56*, Steven Smith 18*, 36 ov)
Tue, 15 Nov - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 161 (60.1 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4
  • Attendance: 2298
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 105 balls (UT Khawaja 31, SPD Smith 18, Ex 1)
  • Over 44.1: Review by Australia (Batting), Umpire - Aleem Dar, Batsman - SPD Smith (Upheld)
  • Drinks: Australia - 147/5 in 53.0 overs (SPD Smith 27, PM Nevill 6)
  • Australia: 150 runs in 53.1 overs (320 balls), Extras 2
  • Over 53.6: Review by Australia (Batting), Umpire - RA Kettleborough, Batsman - JM Mennie (Struck down)
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