Cricket Australia


  • 2012/13 Vodafone Test Series

    Australia vs South Africa - 2nd Test

    November 22, 2012, 11:00AM AET Adelaide Oval, Adelaide

    Match Status: Day 5 - Completed
    Match Drawn

  • South Africa 8/ 248 (148.0) & 388 (124.3)
  • Australia 8/ 267 (70.0) (dec) & 550 (107.2)
  • Australia won the toss and elected to bat
  • Graph
  • Current Run Rate: 1.68
M Morkel*8122066.67
F du Plessis11037614029.26
This Partnership:8 Runs From 24 Balls (R/R: 2.00)

PM Siddle*33.0156541.97
NM Lyon50.0314930.98

Last Wicket:Kleinveldt, 3 (BWD:Siddle, Over: 143.6)
Last 5 overs: . . . . . W | . . . . . . | . . . . . . | . . . . . . | . . . 4 4 .
Latest Commentary (View More)

148th Over
So the series moves to Perth, where the third and Final Vodafone Test will be played at the WACA. Thanks for following the coverage and join us from there on Friday.
Congratulations to Faf de Plessis for being Man of the Match, a wonderful debut for him and a worthy award winner.
The final not out batsmen were du Plessis on 110 (466 mins, 376 balls, 14 fours) Morkel 8 (12 balls, 14 mins)
So the Match is Drawn - South Africa losing just 4 wickets on a final day of 98 overs. So the series finale will be in Perth this Friday. What a great match, 1453 runs - standby for news of the player of the match.
Over 147.6: Siddle to Morkel, no run, defends off the back foot and it is all over, Siddle sadly can't finish it off and South Africa save the match - what an effort!!. SAF 8/248 (du Plessis 110, Morkel 8)
Over 147.5: Siddle to Morkel, FOUR, full, drives out through cover and the Test is saved, Siddle kicks the ground and is exhausted
Over 147.4: Siddle to Morkel, FOUR, full toss, nudges it back past the ground and is allowed to run into the rope
Over 147.3: Siddle to Morkel, no run, comes forward and defends
Over 147.2: Siddle to Morkel, no run, bouncer, ducks out of the way
Over 147.1: Siddle to Morkel, no run, full, he leans forward and defends to cover
147th Over
Over 146.6: Lyon to du Plessis, no run, full, digs it out, 11 maidens in a row for Lyon who finishes with 50-30-49-3, last over coming up. SAF 8/240 (du Plessis 110, Morkel 0)
Over 146.5: Lyon to du Plessis, no run, leans forward and defends
Over 146.4: Lyon to du Plessis, no run, comes forward and defends again
Over 146.3: Lyon to du Plessis, no run, defends to the bowler
Over 146.2: Lyon to du Plessis, no run, comes forward and defends
Over 146.1: Lyon to du Plessis, no run, comes forward and defends

Australia: David Warner, Edward Cowan, Rob Quiney, Ricky Ponting, Michael Clarke (c), Michael Hussey, Matthew Wade (wk), Peter Siddle, James Pattinson, Ben Hilfenhaus, Nathan Lyon, Mitchell Starc (12th)

South Africa: Graeme Smith (c), Alviro Petersen, Hashim Amla, Jacques Kallis, Abraham de Villiers (wk), Jacques Rudolph, Faf du Plessis, Dale Steyn, Rory Kleinveldt, Morne Morkel, Imran Tahir, Robin Peterson (12th)

Umpires: Bowden, BF (NZL), Kettleborough, RA (ENG)
Third Umpire: Asad Rauf (PAK)
Match Refree: Madugalle, RS (SLA)

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