result
2nd Test, Adelaide, Nov 22 - 26 2012, South Africa tour of Australia
550 & 267/8d
(148 ov, target 430)388 & 248/8
Match drawn
player of the match
Faf du Plessis
South Africa
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
David Warner c Smith b Morkel119112176164106.25
Ed Cowan c & b Kallis1029441034.48
Rob Quiney c Smith b Morkel089000.00
Ricky Ponting  b Kallis43610133.33
Michael Clarke (c) b Morkel23025734540189.49
Michael Hussey  b Steyn1031372099475.18
Matthew Wade c †de Villiers b Morkel628411021.42
Peter Siddle c Smith b Kleinveldt621301028.57
James Pattinson c Smith b Steyn42355342120.00
Ben Hilfenhaus c Kleinveldt b Morkel087000.00
Nathan Lyon not out 717341041.17
Extras(lb 11, nb 11, w 1)23
TOTAL(107.2 Ov, RR: 5.12, 481 Mts)550
Fall of wickets: 1-43 (Ed Cowan, 10.3 ov), 2-44 (Rob Quiney, 11.6 ov), 3-55 (Ricky Ponting, 12.6 ov), 4-210 (David Warner, 37.2 ov), 5-482 (Michael Hussey, 86.5 ov), 6-494 (Michael Clarke, 91.4 ov), 7-501 (Matthew Wade, 95.6 ov), 8-503 (Peter Siddle, 98.2 ov), 9-504 (Ben Hilfenhaus, 99.6 ov), 10-550 (James Pattinson, 107.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dale Steyn23.447923.3310613000
Morne Morkel30514654.8612826100
Jacques Kallis3.311925.42143000
Rory Kleinveldt20.148114.019412116
Imran Tahir23018007.826718805
Faf du Plessis703404.85202100
South Africa 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Graeme Smith (c)c †Wade b Siddle12224429514050.00
Alviro Petersen run out (Hussey)541121597048.21
Hashim Amla st †Wade b Warner1126482042.30
Jacques Rudolph c Quiney b Lyon2964783045.31
AB de Villiers lbw b Siddle11520006.66
Faf du Plessis c Clarke b Hilfenhaus7815920513149.05
Dale Steyn c Ponting b Hilfenhaus11526006.66
Rory Kleinveldt  b Hilfenhaus058000.00
Jacques Kallis c †Wade b Clarke589310910162.36
Morne Morkel  b Lyon69131066.66
Imran Tahir not out 1011281090.90
Extras(b 7, lb 2, nb 6, w 3)18
TOTAL(124.3 Ov, RR: 3.11, 502 Mts)388
Fall of wickets: 1-138 (Alviro Petersen, 41.2 ov), 2-169 (Hashim Amla, 50.5 ov), 3-233 (Jacques Rudolph, 73.1 ov), 4-233 (Graeme Smith, 74.2 ov), 5-240 (AB de Villiers, 76.6 ov), 6-246 (Dale Steyn, 82.4 ov), 7-250 (Rory Kleinveldt, 84.3 ov), 8-343 (Jacques Kallis, 114.5 ov), 9-352 (Morne Morkel, 117.5 ov), 10-388 (Faf du Plessis, 124.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ben Hilfenhaus19.364932.51948000
James Pattinson9.104104.47406014
Nathan Lyon4479122.062109000
Peter Siddle30.5613024.2113622102
Michael Clarke712213.14322100
Michael Hussey10707.0030020
David Warner502715.40112000
Rob Quiney831201.50422000
Australia 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Ed Cowan  b Kleinveldt2950966058.00
David Warner c du Plessis b Kleinveldt4160766068.33
Rob Quiney c †de Villiers b Kleinveldt022000.00
Ricky Ponting  b Steyn1634403047.05
Michael Clarke (c)lbw b Steyn38611203162.29
Peter Siddle c †de Villiers b Morkel11618006.25
Michael Hussey c Steyn b Morkel54951277056.84
Matthew Wade c †de Villiers b Morkel1850731036.00
James Pattinson not out 2942586069.04
Ben Hilfenhaus not out 1819294094.73
Extras(b 4, lb 10, nb 9)23
TOTAL(70 Ov, RR: 3.81, 325 Mts)267/8d
Did not bat: Nathan Lyon 
Fall of wickets: 1-77 (David Warner, 16.1 ov), 2-77 (Rob Quiney, 16.3 ov), 3-91 (Ed Cowan, 20.6 ov), 4-98 (Ricky Ponting, 26.2 ov), 5-103 (Peter Siddle, 29.6 ov), 6-173 (Michael Clarke, 47.1 ov), 7-206 (Michael Hussey, 57.2 ov), 8-220 (Matthew Wade, 63.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dale Steyn1755022.94787001
Morne Morkel1945032.63949001
Imran Tahir1418005.714911102
Rory Kleinveldt1926533.42869005
Faf du Plessis10808.0010000
South Africa 2nd INNINGS (target: 430 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Alviro Petersen  b Siddle2462823038.70
Graeme Smith (c)c Ponting b Hilfenhaus024000.00
Hashim Amla c Clarke b Lyon1728384060.71
Jacques Rudolph c Cowan b Lyon33430008.82
AB de Villiers  b Siddle332202460015.00
Faf du Plessis not out 11037646614029.25
Jacques Kallis c Cowan b Lyon461101496041.81
Dale Steyn c Quiney b Siddle02837000.00
Rory Kleinveldt  b Siddle317230017.64
Morne Morkel not out 812142066.66
Extras(b 1, lb 1, nb 1, w 1)4
TOTAL(148 Ov, RR: 1.67, 549 Mts)248/8
Did not bat: Imran Tahir 
Fall of wickets: 1-3 (Graeme Smith, 0.6 ov), 2-36 (Hashim Amla, 11.3 ov), 3-45 (Jacques Rudolph, 19.5 ov), 4-45 (Alviro Petersen, 20.6 ov), 5-134 (AB de Villiers, 88.6 ov), 6-233 (Jacques Kallis, 128.1 ov), 7-234 (Dale Steyn, 137.5 ov), 8-240 (Rory Kleinveldt, 143.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ben Hilfenhaus34166511.9117410000
Peter Siddle33156541.961699001
Michael Clarke1853401.88892000
Nathan Lyon50314930.982724000
David Warner602904.83204000
Rob Quiney63400.66330010
Ricky Ponting11000.0060000
MATCH DETAILS
Adelaide Oval
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of Australia
Season2012/13
Player Of The Match
Faf du Plessis
Faf du Plessis
Series result3-match series level 0-0
Match numberTest no. 2061
Hours of play (local time)10.30am start, Lunch 12.30-13.10, Tea 15.10-15.30, Close 17.30
Match days22,23,24,25,26 November 2012 - day (5-day match)
Test debut
Faf du Plessis
Faf du Plessis
Umpires
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Billy Bowden
England Image
Richard Kettleborough
TV Umpire
Pakistan Image
Asad Rauf
Reserve Umpire
Australia Image
John Ward
Match Referee
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Ranjan Madugalle
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 22 Nov - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 482/5 (Michael Clarke 224*, 86.5 ov)
Fri, 23 Nov - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 217/2 (Graeme Smith 111*, Jacques Rudolph 25*, 67 ov)
Sat, 24 Nov - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 111/5 (Michael Clarke 9*, Michael Hussey 5*, 32 ov)
Sun, 25 Nov - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 77/4 (AB de Villiers 12*, Faf du Plessis 19*, 50 ov)
Mon, 26 Nov - day 5 - South Africa 2nd innings 248/8 (148 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 1
  • Australia 1st innings
  • Drinks: Australia - 44/2 in 12.0 overs (DA Warner 32)
  • Australia: 50 runs in 12.3 overs (75 balls), Extras 2
  • DA Warner: 50 off 47 balls (8 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 24.2 overs (146 balls), Extras 2
  • Lunch: Australia - 102/3 in 25.0 overs (DA Warner 67, MJ Clarke 18)
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 76 balls (DA Warner 32, MJ Clarke 18, Ex 1)
  • Over 28.6: Review by South Africa (Bowling), Umpire - BF Bowden, Batsman - MJ Clarke (Struck down)
  • Australia: 150 runs in 30.1 overs (183 balls), Extras 4
  • DA Warner: 100 off 93 balls (13 x 4, 4 x 6)
  • 4th Wicket: 100 runs in 106 balls (DA Warner 61, MJ Clarke 40, Ex 2)
  • MJ Clarke: 50 off 57 balls (11 x 4)
  • Australia: 200 runs in 34.3 overs (211 balls), Extras 6
  • 4th Wicket: 150 runs in 142 balls (DA Warner 80, MJ Clarke 65, Ex 5)
  • Drinks: Australia - 210/4 in 37.2 overs (MJ Clarke 69)
  • Over 38.4: Review by South Africa (Bowling), Umpire - BF Bowden, Batsman - MJ Clarke (Struck down)
  • Australia: 250 runs in 46.1 overs (283 balls), Extras 9
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 59 balls (MJ Clarke 29, MEK Hussey 22, Ex 1)
  • MJ Clarke: 100 off 117 balls (20 x 4)
  • Tea: Australia - 280/4 in 51.0 overs (MJ Clarke 104, MEK Hussey 34)
  • Australia: 300 runs in 56.4 overs (346 balls), Extras 15
  • 5th Wicket: 100 runs in 125 balls (MJ Clarke 48, MEK Hussey 47, Ex 7)
  • MEK Hussey: 50 off 62 balls (7 x 4, 2 x 6)
  • Australia: 350 runs in 64.1 overs (393 balls), Extras 18
  • 5th Wicket: 150 runs in 168 balls (MJ Clarke 79, MEK Hussey 63, Ex 10)
  • MJ Clarke: 150 off 171 balls (30 x 4)
  • Over 66.4: Review by Australia (Batting), Umpire - BF Bowden, Batsman - MEK Hussey (Upheld)
  • Drinks: Australia - 378/4 in 68.0 overs (MJ Clarke 163, MEK Hussey 64)
  • Australia: 400 runs in 71.5 overs (440 balls), Extras 20
  • 5th Wicket: 200 runs in 225 balls (MJ Clarke 108, MEK Hussey 80, Ex 12)
  • MJ Clarke: 200 off 226 balls (35 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Australia: 450 runs in 81.3 overs (500 balls), Extras 22
  • MEK Hussey: 100 off 122 balls (9 x 4, 4 x 6)
  • New Ball Taken: Australia 455/4 after 82.1 overs (MJ Clarke 200, MEK Hussey 100)
  • 5th Wicket: 250 runs in 287 balls (MJ Clarke 136, MEK Hussey 100, Ex 14)
  • End Of Day: Australia - 482/5 in 86.5 overs (MJ Clarke 224)
Day 2
  • Australia: 500 runs in 95.4 overs (585 balls), Extras 23
  • Drinks: Australia - 504/9 in 100.0 overs (JL Pattinson 3)
  • Australia: 550 runs in 107.1 overs (654 balls), Extras 23
  • Innings Break: Australia - 550/10 in 107.2 overs (NM Lyon 7)
  • South Africa 1st innings
  • Lunch: South Africa - 3/0 in 4.0 overs (GC Smith 0, AN Petersen 3)
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 17.6 overs (109 balls), Extras 5
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 109 balls (GC Smith 26, AN Petersen 19, Ex 5)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 60/0 in 20.0 overs (GC Smith 28, AN Petersen 27)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 30.3 overs (184 balls), Extras 9
  • 1st Wicket: 100 runs in 184 balls (GC Smith 49, AN Petersen 42, Ex 9)
  • GC Smith: 50 off 98 balls (7 x 4)
  • Tea: South Africa - 117/0 in 35.0 overs (GC Smith 57, AN Petersen 47)
  • AN Petersen: 50 off 107 balls (6 x 4)
  • Over 45.1: Review by South Africa (Batting), Umpire - RA Kettleborough, Batsman - GC Smith (Upheld)
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 46.5 overs (284 balls), Extras 14
  • Over 52.4: Review by Australia (Bowling), Umpire - BF Bowden, Batsman - JA Rudolph (Struck down)
  • GC Smith: 100 off 198 balls (12 x 4)
  • South Africa: 200 runs in 60.3 overs (367 balls), Extras 16
  • End Of Day: South Africa - 217/2 in 67.0 overs (GC Smith 111, JA Rudolph 25)
Day 3
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 104 balls (GC Smith 28, JA Rudolph 25, Ex 0)
  • Over 74.2: Review by South Africa (Batting), Umpire - BF Bowden, Batsman - GC Smith (Struck down)
  • Over 76.6: Review by South Africa (Batting), Umpire - BF Bowden, Batsman - AB de Villiers (Struck down)
  • New Ball Taken: South Africa 241/5 after 80.1 overs (F du Plessis 7, DW Steyn 0)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 245/5 in 81.0 overs (F du Plessis 11, DW Steyn 0)
  • South Africa: 250 runs in 83.5 overs (508 balls), Extras 17
  • Lunch: South Africa - 273/7 in 95.0 overs (F du Plessis 26, JH Kallis 11)
  • South Africa: 300 runs in 100.6 overs (612 balls), Extras 18
  • 8th Wicket: 50 runs in 100 balls (F du Plessis 19, JH Kallis 30, Ex 1)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 331/7 in 112.0 overs (F du Plessis 48, JH Kallis 47)
  • JH Kallis: 50 off 83 balls (10 x 4)
  • Over 114.5: Review by Australia (Bowling), Umpire - BF Bowden, Batsman - JH Kallis (Upheld)
  • F du Plessis: 50 off 124 balls (10 x 4)
  • South Africa: 350 runs in 117.1 overs (709 balls), Extras 18
  • Innings Break: South Africa - 388/10 in 124.3 overs (Imran Tahir 10)
  • Tea: South Africa - 388/10 in 124.3 overs (Imran Tahir 10)
  • Australia 2nd innings
  • Australia: 50 runs in 11.1 overs (67 balls), Extras 7
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 67 balls (EJM Cowan 18, DA Warner 25, Ex 7)
  • Drinks: Australia - 73/0 in 15.0 overs (EJM Cowan 26, DA Warner 39)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 27.2 overs (167 balls), Extras 10
  • End Of Day: Australia - 111/5 in 32.0 overs (MJ Clarke 9, MEK Hussey 5)
Day 4
  • Australia: 150 runs in 42.2 overs (259 balls), Extras 13
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 80 balls (MJ Clarke 16, MEK Hussey 31, Ex 3)
  • Drinks: Australia - 154/5 in 44.0 overs (MJ Clarke 22, MEK Hussey 32)
  • Over 47.1: Review by Australia (Batting), Umpire - RA Kettleborough, Batsman - MJ Clarke (Struck down)
  • Over 50.4: Review by South Africa (Bowling), Umpire - BF Bowden, Batsman - MS Wade (Struck down)
  • Australia: 200 runs in 54.1 overs (331 balls), Extras 14
  • MEK Hussey: 50 off 81 balls (7 x 4)
  • Lunch: Australia - 206/7 in 58.0 overs (MS Wade 13, JL Pattinson 0)
  • Over 62.6: Review by Australia (Batting), Umpire - BF Bowden, Batsman - JL Pattinson (Upheld)
  • Australia: 250 runs in 67.1 overs (412 balls), Extras 23
  • Innings Break: Australia - 267/8 in 70.0 overs (JL Pattinson 29, BW Hilfenhaus 18)
  • South Africa 2nd innings
  • Over 11.5: Review by Australia (Bowling), Umpire - RA Kettleborough, Batsman - JA Rudolph (Struck down)
  • Tea: South Africa - 40/2 in 13.0 overs (AN Petersen 20, JA Rudolph 2)
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 23.5 overs (144 balls), Extras 1
  • Drinks: South Africa - 67/4 in 35.0 overs (AB de Villiers 8, F du Plessis 13)
  • End Of Day: South Africa - 77/4 in 50.0 overs (AB de Villiers 12, F du Plessis 19)
Day 5
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 265 balls (AB de Villiers 17, F du Plessis 33, Ex 1)
  • Over 65.2: Review by South Africa (Batting), Umpire - RA Kettleborough, Batsman - F du Plessis (Upheld)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 65.4 overs (395 balls), Extras 2
  • Drinks: South Africa - 101/4 in 67.0 overs (AB de Villiers 18, F du Plessis 37)
  • Over 67.5: Review by South Africa (Batting), Umpire - BF Bowden, Batsman - F du Plessis (Upheld)
  • New Ball Taken: South Africa 122/4 after 80.1 overs (AB de Villiers 29, F du Plessis 47)
  • Over 83.5: Review by Australia (Bowling), Umpire - BF Bowden, Batsman - F du Plessis (Struck down)
  • Lunch: South Africa - 126/4 in 85.0 overs (AB de Villiers 31, F du Plessis 49)
  • F du Plessis: 50 off 181 balls (6 x 4)
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 94.5 overs (570 balls), Extras 2
  • Drinks: South Africa - 171/5 in 100.0 overs (F du Plessis 76, JH Kallis 16)
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 92 balls (F du Plessis 28, JH Kallis 22, Ex 0)
  • South Africa: 200 runs in 114.1 overs (686 balls), Extras 3
  • Tea: South Africa - 212/5 in 117.0 overs (F du Plessis 94, JH Kallis 38)
  • F du Plessis: 100 off 310 balls (13 x 4)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 233/6 in 131.0 overs (F du Plessis 106, DW Steyn 0)