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  • 2012/13 Vodafone Test Series

    Australia vs South Africa - 3rd Test

    November 30, 2012, 1:30PM AET WACA Ground, Perth

    Match Status: Day 4 - Completed
    South Africa won by 309 runs

  • Australia All Out 322 (82.5) & 163 (53.1)
  • South Africa All Out 569 (111.5) & 225 (74.0)
  • South Africa won the toss and elected to bat
  • Graph
  • Current Run Rate: 3.89
BatsmenRB4s6sS/R
NM Lyon*31436072.09
MA Starc684392158.14
This Partnership:87 Runs From 75 Balls (R/R: 6.96)

BowlersOMRWEcon
DW Steyn*22.567233.15
VD Philander21.084121.95

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83rd Over
Australia play Sri Lanka in their next Vodafone Test series. We hope you can join us again for coverage of that from December 14. Goodbye!
With that the South Africans have also notched back-to-back series victories in Australia - winning the 2012/13 series 1-0.
South Africa have won the Third Vodafone Test by 309 runs - their biggest ever by runs against Australia and eighth overall. It was also the third biggest win margin by runs at the WACA Ground and highest ever by the touring team.
Hashim Amla has been named player of the match. Taking on the Australian bowlers for 196 runs in the second innings. Michael Clarke named player of the series.
Starc and Lyon provided some excitement in the final session with the WACA Ground record 10th wicket partnership. Starc unbeaten at the end on his highest first-class score.
NM Lyon c Smith b Steyn 31 (47m 43b 6x4 0x6) SR: 72.09, FOW: 10/322 (82.5 ov), Partnership: 87, balls: 75, RR: 6.96
Over 82.5: Steyn to Lyon, no run, OUT, outside edged to Smith at first slip. South Africa win.
Over 82.4: Steyn to Lyon, no run, played and missed outside off.
Over 82.3: Steyn to Lyon, FOUR, cut away past du Plessis at gully.
Over 82.2: Steyn to Lyon, no run, played and missed outside off.
Over 82.1: Steyn to Lyon, no run, defended away on the off side towards cover.
82nd Over
Over 81.6: Philander to Starc, no run, defended down on the off side. AUS 9/318 (Starc 68, Lyon 27)
WACA record 10th wicket partnership - Starc and Lyon with 83 runs at the moment.
Over 81.5: Philander to Starc, FOUR, chipped up just over Morkel at mid on.
Over 81.4: Philander to Starc, no run, shaped to glance before leaving for the keeper down the leg side.
Over 81.3: Philander to Starc, FOUR, driven high over mid on.
Over 81.2: Philander to Starc, no run, forward off the pad, Philander went up for lbw but stopped short possibly an inside edge there.
Over 81.1: Philander to Starc, no run, leaves for the keeper outside off.
81st Over
Over 80.6: Steyn to Lyon, no run, played down to extra cover. AUS 9/310 (Starc 60, Lyon 27)
Over 80.5: Steyn to Lyon, FOUR, outside edged between Smith and Kallis at first and second slip.
Over 80.4: Steyn to Lyon, no run, played in defence down to mid on.
Over 80.3: Steyn to Lyon, no run, leaves the short and wide length ball outside off for the keeper.
Over 80.2: Steyn to Lyon, no run, played and missed there and it's through to the keeper.
Over 80.1: Steyn to Lyon, FOUR, clipped away through the vacant forward square area.
80th Over
New ball taken. Steyn from the Members end.
Australia 300 in 365 mins off 79.6 overs (last 50: 46 balls)
Over 79.6: du Plessis to Starc, FOUR, sliced away to third man. Starc in this over has notched his highest first-class score. AUS 9/302 (Starc 60, Lyon 19)
Over 79.5: du Plessis to Lyon, one run, turned away towards fine leg.
Over 79.4: du Plessis to Lyon, no run, played and missed outside off.
Over 79.3: du Plessis to Starc, one run, turned away to mid wicket.
Over 79.2: du Plessis to Starc, no run, defends back to the bowler.
Over 79.1: du Plessis to Starc, FOUR, smashed it back just wide of Lyon at the non-strikers end to the long off rope.
79th Over
Over 78.6: Steyn to Lyon, no run, leaves for the keeper outside off. AUS 9/292 (Starc 51, Lyon 18)
Over 78.5: Steyn to Lyon, FOUR, glanced down the leg side to fine leg.
Over 78.4: Steyn to Lyon, no run, pushed on the back foot on the off side.
Over 78.3: Steyn to Lyon, no run, played and missed outside off.
Over 78.2: Steyn to Lyon, no run, played back on the off side.
Over 78.1: Steyn to Starc, one run, pulled round for Elgar at deep square leg.
78th Over
Over 77.6: du Plessis to Lyon, no run, played back to the bowler. AUS 9/287 (Starc 50, Lyon 14)
Over 77.5: du Plessis to Lyon, no run, attempted to cut with a swing and a miss.
Starc with the second fastest 50 for Australia!
Over 77.4: du Plessis to Starc, three runs, cut away to third man. Starc 50 in 44 mins off 32 balls, 5x4, 2x6. Partnership 50 in 27 mins off 44 balls.
Over 77.3: du Plessis to Starc, FOUR, slogged round through mid wicket.
Over 77.2: du Plessis to Lyon, one run, turned away to deep mid wicket.
Over 77.1: du Plessis to Lyon, no run, defended on the off side.
77th Over
Faf du Plessis replaces Peterson at the Prindiville Stand end.
Over 76.6: Steyn to Starc, two runs, played down just past Steyn's left hand towards long on. AUS 9/279 (Starc 43, Lyon 13)
Over 76.5: Steyn to Starc, no run, big swing and a miss there outside off.
Over 76.4: Steyn to Starc, no run, round the wicket, chipped in the air but just short of Elgar at short cover.
Over 76.3: Steyn to Lyon, one run, forward with a drive to cover point.
Over 76.2: Steyn to Lyon, no run, leaves for the keeper a short and wide length ball.
Over 76.1: Steyn to Starc, one run, worked away through square leg.
76th Over
Steyn replaces Morkel at the Members end.
Australia have just avoided this match being South Africa's biggest ever victory in Tests by runs.
Over 75.6: Peterson to Lyon, two runs, short and wide, cut down through extra cover. AUS 9/275 (Starc 40, Lyon 12)
Over 75.5: Peterson to Lyon, no run, played back to the bowler.
Over 75.4: Peterson to Lyon, FOUR, swept through square leg.
Over 75.3: Peterson to Starc, one run, turned away behind square leg.
Over 75.2: Peterson to Starc, FOUR, slogged it round through mid wicket.
Over 75.1: Peterson to Starc, no run, defended to short leg.
75th Over
Over 74.6: Morkel to Lyon, no run, played and missed with the attempt to drive through cover. AUS 9/264 (Starc 35, Lyon 6)
Over 74.5: Morkel to Starc, three runs, pulled high over square leg.
Over 74.4: Morkel to Starc, FOUR, pulled round hard to deep backward square leg.
Over 74.3: Morkel to Starc, no run, pushed the short ball down to point.
Over 74.2: Morkel to Starc, no run, pushed back to the bowler.
Over 74.1: Morkel to Starc, no run, played down to mid on.
74th Over
Over 73.6: Peterson to Lyon, no run, played to short cover. AUS 9/257 (Starc 28, Lyon 6)
Over 73.5: Peterson to Lyon, no run, played back to the bowler.
Over 73.4: Peterson to Lyon, no run, played down to mid on.
Over 73.3: Peterson to Lyon, two runs, swept to deep backward square leg.
Over 73.2: Peterson to Lyon, FOUR, swept round to fine leg.
Over 73.1: Peterson to Starc, one run, turned off Amla at short leg to forward square.
73rd Over
Over 72.6: Morkel to Lyon, no run, beat the outside edge with a good straight length ball. AUS 9/250 (Starc 27, Lyon 0)
Over 72.5: Morkel to Lyon, no run, forward with a swing and a miss outside off.
Over 72.4: Morkel to Lyon, no run, short ball moved down the leg side for keeper de Villiers to move quickly to his left to stop.
Over 72.3: Morkel to Lyon, no run, flashed the bat outside off to the short pitched ball.
Australia 250 in 336 mins off 72.2 overs (last 50: 62 balls)
Over 72.2: Morkel to Lyon, wide, short and wide length ball there.
Over 72.2: Morkel to Starc, one run, top edged high but into the gap out of de Villiers reach at fine leg.
Over 72.1: Morkel to Starc, no run, played and missed there down the leg side.
72nd Over
Over 71.6: Peterson to Lyon, no run, leaves for the keeper outside off. AUS 9/248 (Starc 26, Lyon 0)
Over 71.5: Peterson to Lyon, no run, defended to silly point.
Over 71.4: Peterson to Starc, one run, swept out to deep mid wicket.
Over 71.3: Peterson to Starc, SIX, driven high and just over Petersen at long on.
Over 71.2: Peterson to Starc, no run, driven back to the bowler.
Over 71.1: Peterson to Starc, SIX, lofted high just wide of Alviro Petersen at long on.
71st Over
Over 70.6: Morkel to Lyon, no run, leaves for the keeper again outside off. AUS 9/235 (Starc 13, Lyon 0)
Over 70.5: Morkel to Lyon, no run, bit of reverse swing outside off, pushed to cover.
Over 70.4: Morkel to Lyon, no run, another leave outside off for the keeper.
Over 70.3: Morkel to Lyon, no run, leaves the short ball outside off for the keeper.
JW Hastings c Smith b Morkel 20 (42m 30b 1x4 2x6) SR: 66.67, FOW: 9/235 (70.2 ov), Partnership: 31, balls: 21, RR: 8.86 - Nathan Lyon is the new/last batsman.
Over 70.2: Morkel to Hastings, no run, OUT, outside edged low down to Smith at first slip.
Over 70.1: Morkel to Starc, one run, pushed back just wide of Morkel there in his follow through and down to mid on.
70th Over
Over 69.6: Peterson to Hastings, FOUR, driven hard down the ground to straight long on, bounced just inside the rope. AUS 8/234 (Hastings 20, Starc 12)
Over 69.5: Peterson to Starc, one run, turned away forward of square leg.
Over 69.4: Peterson to Hastings, one run, on the back foot cutting down through cover point.
Over 69.3: Peterson to Hastings, no run, cut away to cover.
Over 69.2: Peterson to Starc, one run, turned away through mid wicket.
Over 69.1: Peterson to Starc, FOUR, driven up over the bowler to long off.
69th Over
Over 68.6: Philander to Hastings, no run, defended on the off side. AUS 8/223 (Hastings 15, Starc 6)
Over 68.5: Philander to Hastings, no run, played down on the onside.
Over 68.4: Philander to Hastings, no run, forward in defence to short cover.
Over 68.3: Philander to Starc, one run, cut away for Alviro Petersen to knock the ball down there at gully.
Over 68.2: Philander to Starc, no run, driven on the high bounce to mid on.
Over 68.1: Philander to Starc, no run, leaves for the keeper outside off.
68th Over
Over 67.6: Peterson to Hastings, SIX, lofted high over the long on fence. AUS 8/222 (Hastings 15, Starc 5)
Over 67.5: Peterson to Starc, one run, worked away through forward square leg.
Over 67.4: Peterson to Starc, no run, played back to the bowler.
Over 67.3: Peterson to Starc, FOUR, slog swept over mid wicket.
Over 67.2: Peterson to Hastings, one run, driven along the ground to long off.
Over 67.1: Peterson to Hastings, SIX, slog swept high into the crowd over long on.
67th Over
Over 66.6: Philander to Starc, no run, played back to the bowler. AUS 8/204 (Hastings 2, Starc 0)
MG Johnson c de Villiers b Philander 3 (19m 13b 0x4 0x6) SR: 23.08, FOW: 8/204 (66.5 ov), Partnership: 6, balls: 30, RR: 1.20 - Mitchell Starc is the new batsman.
Over 66.5: Philander to Johnson, no run, OUT, forward with an edge through to keeper de Villiers.
Over 66.4: Philander to Johnson, no run, leaves for the keeper a ball that moved back after pitching there outside off.
Over 66.3: Philander to Johnson, no run, played down to mid off.
Over 66.2: Philander to Johnson, no run, played back to the bowler.
Over 66.1: Philander to Johnson, no run, moved back and pushed in defence towards mid on.
66th Over
Over 65.6: Peterson to Hastings, no run, pushed back towards the bowler. AUS 7/204 (Hastings 2, Johnson 3)
Over 65.5: Peterson to Hastings, no run, between the bat and pad Hastings is almost bowled there.
Over 65.4: Peterson to Hastings, no run, defended on the off side.
Over 65.3: Peterson to Hastings, no run, played down for du Plessis diving at mid on.
Over 65.2: Peterson to Hastings, no run, defended on the off side towards cover.
Over 65.1: Peterson to Hastings, no run, turned away to mid wicket.
65th Over
Over 64.6: Philander to Johnson, no run, pushed the swinging delivery down to mid on. AUS 7/204 (Hastings 2, Johnson 3)
Over 64.5: Philander to Johnson, no run, forward with a play and a miss at a ball that moved away past off stump.
Over 64.4: Philander to Johnson, no run, mistimed the cut shot down to mid on.
Over 64.3: Philander to Johnson, no run, leaves for the keeper outside off.
Over 64.2: Philander to Johnson, no run, turned away to short mid wicket.
Over 64.1: Philander to Johnson, no run, forward in defence to mid off.
64th Over
Philander replaces Steyn at the Members end for the first over after tea.
Join us again from 3:30pm WST (6:30pm AEDT) for the evening session here today.
Peterson and Steyn have put South Africa on the brink of victory, needing just 3 more wickets with more than a day available.
Tea Break Day 4 - After Over 64: Australia 7/204 (JW Hastings 2*, MG Johnson 3*; RJ Peterson 3/67) Run Rate: 3.19, To Win: 428, Overs Rem Today: 39
Over 63.6: Peterson to Hastings, no run, defended away to cover point.
Over 63.5: Peterson to Hastings, no run, defended on the off side.
Over 63.4: Peterson to Hastings, no run, on the back foot chipping to mid off.
Over 63.3: Peterson to Hastings, no run, played back to the bowler on the off side.
Over 63.2: Peterson to Hastings, no run, leaves for the keeper outside off.
Over 63.1: Peterson to Johnson, one run, forward with a drive through cover.
63rd Over
Over 62.6: Steyn to Hastings, no run, pushed the short length ball down towards cover. AUS 7/203 (Hastings 2, Johnson 2)
Over 62.5: Steyn to Hastings, no run, poked at the short ball, went in the air though into the gap at short cover point.
Over 62.4: Steyn to Hastings, no run, played in defence to mid on.
Over 62.3: Steyn to Hastings, no run, driven down to mid off.
Over 62.2: Steyn to Hastings, wide, leaves the short ball outside off for the keeper.
Over 62.2: Steyn to Hastings, two runs, leaned back and punched it through cover.
Over 62.1: Steyn to Hastings, no run, shaped to glance before leaving down the leg side.
62nd Over
Australia 200 in 293 mins off 61.6 overs (last 50: 75 balls)
Over 61.6: Peterson to Johnson, two runs, bottom edge through backward square leg. AUS 7/200 (Hastings 0, Johnson 2)
MS Wade c Smith b Peterson 10 (18m 12b 2x4 0x6) SR: 83.33, FOW: 7/198 (61.5 ov), Partnership: 0, balls: 8, RR: 0.00 - Mitchell Johnson is the new batsman.
Over 61.5: Peterson to Wade, no run, OUT, advanced and attempted to drive up over mid wicket but found Smith at short mid wicket instead.
Over 61.4: Peterson to Wade, no run, defended on the off side.
Over 61.3: Peterson to Wade, no run, forward with a push to cover.
Over 61.2: Peterson to Wade, no run, defended on the off side.
Over 61.1: Peterson to Wade, no run, leaves one that turned back and almost clipped the stumps.
61st Over
Over 60.6: Steyn to Hastings, no run, cut down to cover point. AUS 6/198 (Wade 10, Hastings 0)
Over 60.5: Steyn to Hastings, no run, pushed away to cover.
Over 60.4: Steyn to Hastings, no run, played down to mid on.
MEK Hussey c de Villiers b Steyn 26 (80m 52b 1x4 0x6) SR: 50, FOW: 6/198 (60.3 ov), Partnership: 10, balls: 16, RR: 3.75 - John Hastings is the new batsman.
Over 60.3: Steyn to Hussey, no run, OUT, played forward looking to drive, got the outside edge to keeper de Villiers.
Over 60.2: Steyn to Hussey, no run, outside edge glide just wide of the off stump.
Over 60.1: Steyn to Hussey, no run, round the wicket, leaves for the keeper.
60th Over
Over 59.6: Peterson to Wade, FOUR, pulled round through forward square leg. AUS 5/198 (Hussey 26, Wade 10)
Over 59.5: Peterson to Wade, no run, forward with a drive to extra cover.
Over 59.4: Peterson to Wade, no run, leaves for the keeper turning back in there from outside off.
Over 59.3: Peterson to Wade, two runs, pulled round to deep backward square leg.
Over 59.2: Peterson to Wade, no run, pushed away to short leg.
Over 59.1: Peterson to Wade, FOUR, short outside off Wade leaned back and cut through cover point.
59th Over
Over 58.6: Steyn to Hussey, no run, leaned forward but leaving again for the keeper. AUS 5/188 (Hussey 26, Wade 0)
Over 58.5: Steyn to Hussey, no run, leaves for the keeper outside off.
Over 58.4: Steyn to Hussey, no run, forward to the full ball, played to cover.
Over 58.3: Steyn to Hussey, no run, full outside off, shouldered arms there.
Over 58.2: Steyn to Hussey, no run, full and wide length outside off, Hussey leaves it for the keeper.
Over 58.1: Steyn to Hussey, no run, leaves the quicker ball outside off.
58th Over
Over 57.6: Peterson to Wade, no run, defended to cover. AUS 5/188 (Hussey 26, Wade 0)
MJ Clarke st de Villiers b Peterson 44 (90m 52b 8x4 0x6) SR: 84.62, FOW: 5/188 (57.5 ov), Partnership: 58, balls: 90, RR: 3.87 - Matthew Wade is the new batsman.
Over 57.5: Peterson to Clarke, no run, OUT, advanced with a swing and a miss, stumped by keeper de Villiers.
Over 57.4: Peterson to Clarke, no run, defended on the off side.
Over 57.3: Peterson to Hussey, three runs, outside edged it through Kallis at slip to the fine leg rope where keeper de Villiers chased and stopped just inside the rope.
Over 57.2: Peterson to Hussey, no run, played back to the bowler.
Over 57.1: Peterson to Hussey, no run, played down to mid wicket.
57th Over
Over 56.6: Elgar to Clarke, no run, driven down to mid on. AUS 4/185 (Clarke 44, Hussey 23)
Over 56.5: Elgar to Clarke, no run, played back past the bowler to du Plessis at deep mid off.
Over 56.4: Elgar to Clarke, no run, played back to the bowler.
Over 56.3: Elgar to Clarke, FOUR, full toss driven up over mid wicket.
Over 56.2: Elgar to Clarke, no run, another full toss to short mid on.
Over 56.1: Elgar to Clarke, no run, advanced with a push to short mid on.
56th Over
Dean Elgar replaces Morkel at the Members end.
Over 55.6: Peterson to Hussey, no run, turned away to mid wicket. AUS 4/181 (Clarke 40, Hussey 23)
Over 55.5: Peterson to Hussey, FOUR, stepped back and cut through cover. Partnership 50 in 59 mins off 78 balls.
Over 55.4: Peterson to Hussey, no run, played back to Peterson who fired the ball back towards the keeper but hit Hussey instead there.
Over 55.3: Peterson to Hussey, no run, defended on the off side towards mid off.
Over 55.2: Peterson to Clarke, one run, driven down to long off.
Over 55.1: Peterson to Hussey, one run, outside edge to short third man.
55th Over
Over 54.6: Morkel to Hussey, three runs, forward with the drive to deep cover. AUS 4/175 (Clarke 39, Hussey 18)
Over 54.5: Morkel to Clarke, one run, turned the ball through forward square leg.
Over 54.4: Morkel to Hussey, one run, turned away to forward square leg.
Over 54.3: Morkel to Clarke, three runs, clipped away to deep fine leg where Philander soccered it back just inside the rope.
Over 54.2: Morkel to Clarke, no run, leaves for the keeper outside off.
Over 54.1: Morkel to Hussey, three runs, pulled to deep mid wicket, stopped about four metres inside the rope.
54th Over
Over 53.6: Peterson to Clarke, no run, pushed away on the off side. AUS 4/164 (Clarke 35, Hussey 11)
Over 53.5: Peterson to Clarke, no run, driven in the air just short of Alviro Petersen at mid off.
Over 53.4: Peterson to Clarke, FOUR, slog swept high over mid wicket.
Over 53.3: Peterson to Clarke, FOUR, down the track and played through mid wicket.
Over 53.2: Peterson to Clarke, no run, pushed forward for silly point.
Over 53.1: Peterson to Hussey, three runs, top edged the pull shot over backward square leg for Morkel to chase and gather in the deep.
53rd Over
Over 52.6: Morkel to Clarke, no run, leaves for the keeper outside off. AUS 4/153 (Clarke 27, Hussey 8)
Over 52.5: Morkel to Hussey, one run, forward with a push into the gap at cover point.
Over 52.4: Morkel to Hussey, no run, outside off through to the keeper.
Over 52.3: Morkel to Hussey, no run, played the short length ball down near cover.
Over 52.2: Morkel to Hussey, no run, leaves for the keeper a short ball outside off.
Over 52.1: Morkel to Hussey, no run, leaves on the wide length outside off for the keeper.
52nd Over
Over 51.6: Peterson to Clarke, no run, played back to the bowler. AUS 4/152 (Clarke 27, Hussey 7)
Over 51.5: Peterson to Clarke, no run, defended down on the off side.
Over 51.4: Peterson to Clarke, no run, turned away just wide of mid on for du Plessis.
Over 51.3: Peterson to Clarke, no run, forward off the pad towards cover.
Over 51.2: Peterson to Clarke, no run, defended back to the bowler.
Over 51.1: Peterson to Clarke, no run, leaves for the keeper turning there outside off.
51st Over
Australia need a further 480 runs, South Africa 6 wickets.
Hussey and Clarke trying desperately to keep the South Africans at bay. Cowan dismissed in the hour after lunch.
Drinks Break #2 (Day 4) - After Over 51: Australia 4/152 (MJ Clarke 27*, MEK Hussey 7*; M Morkel 1/35) Run Rate: 2.98, To Win: 480, Overs Rem Today: 52
Over 50.6: Morkel to Hussey, no run, leaves again for the keeper outside off.
Over 50.5: Morkel to Hussey, no run, pushed down in defence on the off side near cover.
Over 50.4: Morkel to Hussey, no run, leaves for the keeper outside off.
Over 50.3: Morkel to Hussey, no run, turned away to short leg.
Over 50.2: Morkel to Hussey, no run, leaves for the keeper outside off.
Over 50.1: Morkel to Clarke, one run, cut away to Elgar at cover point to dive and deflect what looked like a boundary,
50th Over
Over 49.6: Peterson to Hussey, no run, pushed away towards point. AUS 4/151 (Clarke 26, Hussey 7)
Over 49.5: Peterson to Hussey, no run, turned away to mid wicket.
Over 49.4: Peterson to Clarke, one run, glided away behind point.
Australia 150 in 235 mins off 49.3 overs (last 50: 73 balls)
Over 49.3: Peterson to Hussey, three runs, worked away to deep mid wicket.
Over 49.2: Peterson to Hussey, no run, played to short mid wicket again.
Over 49.1: Peterson to Hussey, no run, forward with a drive to short mid wicket.
49th Over
Over 48.6: Morkel to Clarke, no run, off the pad on the onside. AUS 4/147 (Clarke 25, Hussey 4)
Over 48.5: Morkel to Clarke, FOUR, forward with a drive through mid on.
Over 48.4: Morkel to Clarke, FOUR, helped along down the leg side to fine leg.
Over 48.3: Morkel to Clarke, no run, leaves on the good length outside off for the keeper.
Over 48.2: Morkel to Clarke, no run, weaved out of the short ball line there outside off.
Over 48.1: Morkel to Hussey, one run, round the wicket, pushed away to cover point.
48th Over
Over 47.6: Peterson to Clarke, no run, turned away to mid wicket, deflected there near the bowlers' end stumps. AUS 4/138 (Clarke 17, Hussey 3)
Over 47.5: Peterson to Hussey, one run, played out wide of mid off for one.
Over 47.4: Peterson to Hussey, no run, advanced with an on-drive to mid wicket.
Over 47.3: Peterson to Clarke, one run, played quickly to mid on.
Over 47.2: Peterson to Clarke, no run, forward with a glide out to point.
Over 47.1: Peterson to Clarke, no run, driven down to mid on.
47th Over
Peterson replaces Philander at the Prindiville Stand end.
Over 46.6: Morkel to Hussey, no run, leaves for the keeper outside off. AUS 4/136 (Clarke 16, Hussey 2)
Over 46.5: Morkel to Hussey, no run, APPEAL, forward in defence towards cover. Morkel shouted for lbw. Not reviewed though replay after showed it was edged onto the pad.
Over 46.4: Morkel to Hussey, no run, glided away to du Plessis at point.
Over 46.3: Morkel to Hussey, no run, outside edge fell short of third slip.
Over 46.2: Morkel to Hussey, no run, leaves for the keeper outside off.
Over 46.1: Morkel to Hussey, no run, round the wicket with a short straight ball, Hussey ducked under and left it for the keeper.
46th Over
Morkel replaces Steyn at the Members end.
Over 45.6: Philander to Clarke, FOUR, forward with a drive beating Morkel at mid on. AUS 4/136 (Clarke 16, Hussey 2)
Over 45.5: Philander to Clarke, no run, played to mid off.
Over 45.4: Philander to Clarke, no run, forward in defence towards cover.
Over 45.3: Philander to Clarke, no run, beat the bat outside off.
Over 45.2: Philander to Clarke, no run, played and missed, moved away past the outside edge there.
Over 45.1: Philander to Clarke, no run, thick outside edge fell in front of Kallis at second slip.
45th Over
Over 44.6: Steyn to Hussey, no run, leaves another short ball there outside off for the keeper. AUS 4/132 (Clarke 12, Hussey 2)
Over 44.5: Steyn to Hussey, no run, ducked under the short ball, through to the keeper.
Over 44.4: Steyn to Hussey, no run, played away to cover.
Over 44.3: Steyn to Hussey, no run, weaved out of the line of the short ball.
Over 44.2: Steyn to Hussey, two runs, pushed away through point.
Over 44.1: Steyn to Hussey, no run, round the wicket with a full and wide delivery, leaves for the keeper there outside off.
44th Over
Over 43.6: Philander to Clarke, no run, defended down on the off side. AUS 4/130 (Clarke 12, Hussey 0)
Over 43.5: Philander to Clarke, no run, weaved out of the line of the short ball there outside off.
Over 43.4: Philander to Clarke, no run, played back to the bowler.
After a few minutes for Clarke to catch his breath and some medical attention he's able to resume batting.
Over 43.3: Philander to Clarke, no run, played and missed with the bat but struck just below the belt. Ouch! Clarke on his knees after that.
Over 43.2: Philander to Clarke, no run, played back to the bowler.
Over 43.1: Philander to Clarke, no run, forward in defence towards mid off.
43rd Over
Over 42.6: Steyn to Hussey, no run, pushed away on the off side. AUS 4/130 (Clarke 12, Hussey 0)
EJM Cowan c Elgar b Steyn 53 (202m 149b 5x4 1x6) SR: 35.57, FOW: 4/130 (42.5 ov), Partnership: 28, balls: 31, RR: 5.42 - Mike Hussey is the new batsman.
Over 42.5: Steyn to Cowan, no run, OUT, chased the short ball and pulled to deep backward square leg where Elgar took the catch.
Over 42.4: Steyn to Cowan, no run, turned away to wide mid on.
Over 42.3: Steyn to Cowan, no run, played down to wide mid off.
Over 42.2: Steyn to Cowan, four runs (all run), driven out to deep cover point. Cowan 50 in 199 mins off 146 balls, 6x4, 1x6.
Over 42.1: Steyn to Cowan, no run, leaves for the keeper outside off.
42nd Over
Over 41.6: Philander to Cowan, one run, glanced down to fine leg. AUS 3/126 (Cowan 49, Clarke 12)
Over 41.5: Philander to Cowan, no run, defended on the onside towards mid wicket.
Over 41.4: Philander to Cowan, no run, defended down towards extra cover.
Over 41.3: Philander to Cowan, no run, ducked under the short ball, through to the keeper.
Over 41.2: Philander to Cowan, two runs, clipped the full ball through mid wicket.
Over 41.1: Philander to Cowan, no run, outside edged in front of the gully fielder.
41st Over
Over 40.6: Steyn to Cowan, one run, played forward through cover point. AUS 3/123 (Cowan 46, Clarke 12)
Over 40.5: Steyn to Cowan, no run, forward with shouldered arms, leaving outside off.
Over 40.4: Steyn to Cowan, no run, leaves on length again outside off for the keeper.
Over 40.3: Steyn to Cowan, no run, leaves for the keeper outside off.
Over 40.2: Steyn to Clarke, three runs, clipped away to deep mid wicket.
Over 40.1: Steyn to Clarke, no run, defended to short mid wicket.
40th Over
Over 39.6: Philander to Cowan, no run, leaves for the keeper outside off. AUS 3/119 (Cowan 45, Clarke 9)
Over 39.5: Philander to Cowan, no run, played back to the bowler.
Over 39.4: Philander to Cowan, no run, defended on the off side.
Over 39.3: Philander to Cowan, no run, round the wicket, full length ball played down to mid on.
Over 39.2: Philander to Cowan, no run, played down to mid off.
Over 39.1: Philander to Clarke, one run, turned off the legs down to fine leg.
39th Over
Philander replaces Peterson at the Prindiville Stand end.
Over 38.6: Steyn to Cowan, no run, forward with a push to mid off. AUS 3/118 (Cowan 45, Clarke 8)
Over 38.5: Steyn to Cowan, FOUR, short and pulled it round over mid wicket.
Over 38.4: Steyn to Cowan, FOUR, cut the short wide length ball through gully.
Over 38.3: Steyn to Cowan, no run, forward and on the loopy bounce Steyn reached up to grab the ball.
Over 38.2: Steyn to Cowan, no run, leaves on length there outside off for the keeper.
Over 38.1: Steyn to Cowan, no run, outside off through to the keeper.
38th Over
Steyn to open after lunch.
Join us again from 1:10pm WST (4:10pm AEDT) for the second session.
South Africa meanwhile are well on the way to victory snaring three wickets in the first session today.
Michael Clarke however has provided an insight in to what we could have in the second session.
Ricky Ponting dismissed in the shadows of the lunch break has Australia on the back foot chasing the record target of 632 to win.
Lunch Break Day 4 - After Over 38: Australia 3/110 (EJM Cowan 37*, MJ Clarke 8*; R. Peterson 1/28) Run Rate: 2.89, To Win: 522, Overs Rem Today: 65
Over 37.6: Peterson to Clarke, FOUR, driven back through straight mid on.
Over 37.5: Peterson to Clarke, FOUR, advanced and drove it through extra cover.
RT Ponting c Kallis b Peterson 8 (40m 23b 2x4 0x6) SR: 34.78, FOW: 3/102 (37.4 ov), Partnership: 21, balls: 52, RR: 2.42 - Michael Clarke is the new batsman.
Over 37.4: Peterson to Ponting, no run, OUT, thick outside edge to Kallis at slip. Ponting out, getting handshakes from the South Africans as he walks off. Standing ovation from the crowd.
Over 37.3: Peterson to Cowan, one run, turned away behind square leg.
Australia 100 in 176 mins off 37.2 overs (last 50: 120 balls)
Over 37.2: Peterson to Cowan, FOUR, stepped back and cut through cover.
Over 37.1: Peterson to Cowan, no run, turned away to square leg.
37th Over
Peterson replaces Philander at the Prindiville Stand end.
Over 36.6: Steyn to Ponting, no run, defended back to the bowler. AUS 2/97 (Cowan 32, Ponting 8)
Over 36.5: Steyn to Ponting, no run, leaves again with bat raised high.
Over 36.4: Steyn to Ponting, no run, leaves for the keeper on the good length outside off.
Over 36.3: Steyn to Ponting, no run, leaves the ball which moved away slightly there outside off for the keeper.
Over 36.2: Steyn to Ponting, no run, defended on the back foot with a glide towards point.
Over 36.1: Steyn to Ponting, no run, played down on the bounce to cover.
36th Over
Over 35.6: Philander to Cowan, no run, defended down to mid on. AUS 2/97 (Cowan 32, Ponting 8)
Over 35.5: Philander to Cowan, no run, leaves the short ball outside off for the keeper.
Over 35.4: Philander to Cowan, no run, played down to mid on.
Over 35.3: Philander to Cowan, no run, pushed on the off side towards cover.
Over 35.2: Philander to Cowan, no run, leaves for the keeper outside off.
Over 35.1: Philander to Cowan, no run, played down to mid off.
35th Over
Over 34.6: Steyn to Ponting, no run, leaves for the keeper outside off. AUS 2/97 (Cowan 32, Ponting 8)
Over 34.5: Steyn to Ponting, FOUR, forward with the drive which got through Morkel at mid on.
Over 34.4: Steyn to Ponting, no run, forward in defence to cover, in the air slightly there.
Over 34.3: Steyn to Ponting, no run, shaped to glance down the leg side, off the pad through to the keeper.
Over 34.2: Steyn to Ponting, no run, turned away towards mid wicket.
Over 34.1: Steyn to Ponting, no run, beat the bat outside off, good length ball that almost found the edge there.
34th Over
Steyn replaces Morkel at the Members end. Just under 20 minutes until the lunch break.
Over 33.6: Philander to Cowan, no run, played back to Philander. AUS 2/93 (Cowan 32, Ponting 4)
Over 33.5: Philander to Cowan, no run, leaves for the keeper outside off.
Over 33.4: Philander to Cowan, no run, defended on the off side towards extra cover.
Over 33.3: Philander to Cowan, no run, forward in defence to mid off.
Over 33.2: Philander to Cowan, no run, round the wicket, played back to the bowler.
Over 33.1: Philander to Cowan, no run, full length ball played to mid off.
33rd Over
Ball has been changed after 33 overs.
An enquiry regarding the ball condition has the umpires calling for a change. The third umpire has taken the box with a selection of 12 replacement balls out to the middle.
Over 32.6: Morkel to Ponting, no run, forward in defence with the straight bat back to the bowler. AUS 2/93 (Cowan 32, Ponting 4)
Over 32.5: Morkel to Ponting, no run, leaves the wide length ball outside off for the keeper.
Over 32.4: Morkel to Ponting, no run, off the thigh pad attempting to glance, set off for a run but had to turn back.
Over 32.3: Morkel to Ponting, no run, ducked under the short pitched ball.
Over 32.2: Morkel to Ponting, FOUR, pulled round over mid wicket. Sixth ball and Ponting is off the mark.
Over 32.1: Morkel to Ponting, no run, played back to Morkel.
32nd Over
Over 31.6: Philander to Cowan, no run, defended back to the bowler. AUS 2/89 (Cowan 32, Ponting 0)
Over 31.5: Philander to Cowan, no run, played back to the bowler.
Over 31.4: Philander to Cowan, no run, attempted to pull the short ball moving down the leg side, swung and missed there.
Over 31.3: Philander to Cowan, no run, leaves for the keeper outside off.
Over 31.2: Philander to Cowan, no run, pushed away towards extra cover.
Over 31.1: Philander to Cowan, no run, forward with a push on the off side for Philander to pounce on.
31st Over
Philander replaces Peterson at the Prindiville Stand end.
Over 30.6: Morkel to Ponting, no run, shuffled forward though leaving there on length for the keeper. AUS 2/89 (Cowan 32, Ponting 0)
Over 30.5: Morkel to Cowan, one run, glanced off the thigh down to fine leg.
Over 30.4: Morkel to Cowan, no run, leaves for the keeper the short straight ball.
Over 30.3: Morkel to Cowan, no run, played down to mid on.
Over 30.2: Morkel to Cowan, no run, pushed away on the off side.
Over 30.1: Morkel to Cowan, no run, leaves for the keeper outside off.
30th Over
Over 29.6: Peterson to Ponting, no run, defended back to the bowler. AUS 2/88 (Cowan 31, Ponting 0)
Over 29.5: Peterson to Ponting, no run, defended again to cover where Steyn is fielding.
Over 29.4: Peterson to Ponting, no run, driving out to cover.
Over 29.3: Peterson to Cowan, one run, played down for Alviro Petersen who misfielded at mid on.
Over 29.2: Peterson to Cowan, no run, defended on the front foot towards extra cover.
Over 29.1: Peterson to Cowan, SIX, slog swept high over mid wicket.
29th Over
Ricky Ponting in his final Test innings comes out to a standing ovation and a guard of honour from the South Africans.
SR Watson c Smith b Morkel 25 (72m 46b 4x4 0x6) SR: 54.35, FOW: 2/81 (28.6 ov), Partnership: 41, balls: 94, RR: 2.62
Over 28.6: Morkel to Watson, no run, OUT, thick outside edge low down for Smith at first slip. AUS 2/81 (Cowan 24, Watson 25)
Over 28.5: Morkel to Watson, no run, weaved out of the line of the short length ball.
Over 28.4: Morkel to Watson, no run, APPEAL, shout for caught behind, looked though it came off the thigh pad down the leg side. No review called for by South Africa.
Over 28.3: Morkel to Watson, no run, leaves the short and wide length ball outside off for the keeper.
Over 28.2: Morkel to Watson, no run, driven down to mid off.
Over 28.1: Morkel to Watson, no run, forward in defence on the off side.
28th Over
Over 27.6: Peterson to Cowan, no run, pulled round to Steyn at square leg. AUS 1/81 (Cowan 24, Watson 25)
Over 27.5: Peterson to Cowan, no run, played back for Peterson to gather on the onside.
Over 27.4: Peterson to Cowan, no run, turned away to short leg.
Over 27.3: Peterson to Cowan, no run, played back in defence to the bowler.
Over 27.2: Peterson to Watson, one run, stepped back to a ball that sat up, cut away to cover.
Over 27.1: Peterson to Cowan, one run, inside edge glide through Amla at short leg to backward square leg.
27th Over
Over 26.6: Morkel to Watson, no run, defended into the covers. AUS 1/79 (Cowan 23, Watson 24)
Over 26.5: Morkel to Watson, FOUR, overpitched and driven through mid on.
Over 26.4: Morkel to Watson, no run, ducked under the short ball.
Over 26.3: Morkel to Watson, no run, played back to Morkel in his follow through.
Over 26.2: Morkel to Cowan, one run, turned away through backward square leg.
Over 26.1: Morkel to Watson, one run, forward with a push into the covers.
26th Over
A good hour for the Australians despite losing David Warner on the second ball of the day. Cowan and Watson added 33 for just one wicket.
Drinks Break #1 (Day 4) - After Over 26: Australia 1/73 (EJM Cowan 22*, SR Watson 19*; RJ Peterson 0/6) Run Rate: 2.81, To Win: 559, Overs Rem Today: 77
Over 25.6: Peterson to Cowan, no run, beat the outside edge through to the keeper.
Over 25.5: Peterson to Cowan, no run, defended down towards mid on.
Over 25.4: Peterson to Cowan, no run, forward with a drive to mid on.
Over 25.3: Peterson to Watson, one run, turned away towards fine leg.
Over 25.2: Peterson to Watson, FOUR, driven back along the ground through Peterson and straight mid on.
Over 25.1: Peterson to Watson, no run, outside edge glide towards point.
25th Over
Over 24.6: Morkel to Cowan, no run, inside edged onto the thigh pad and away on the off side. AUS 1/68 (Cowan 22, Watson 14)
Over 24.5: Morkel to Cowan, no run, another leave outside off for the keeper.
Over 24.4: Morkel to Cowan, no run, round the wicket into the foot marks that troubled him late yesterday. Cowan left it for the keeper there.
Over 24.3: Morkel to Watson, one run, clipped off the legs to fine leg.
Over 24.2: Morkel to Watson, FOUR, cut away in the air over the gap between third slip and gully.
Over 24.1: Morkel to Watson, no run, leaves for the keeper outside off.
24th Over
Morkel replaces Steyn at the River/Members end.
Over 23.6: Peterson to Cowan, no run, turned away to short mid wicket. AUS 1/63 (Cowan 22, Watson 9)
Over 23.5: Peterson to Watson, one run, forward with a drive to extra cover.
Over 23.4: Peterson to Watson, no run, defended down to cover.
Over 23.3: Peterson to Watson, no run, leaves the turning ball outside off for the keeper.
Over 23.2: Peterson to Watson, no run, driven on the bounce to du Plessis at cover.
Over 23.1: Peterson to Watson, no run, turned away wide of short leg.
23rd Over
Robin Peterson replaces Philander at the Prindiville Stand end.
Over 22.6: Steyn to Cowan, no run, forward with a push towards extra cover. AUS 1/62 (Cowan 22, Watson 8)
Over 22.5: Steyn to Cowan, no run, weaved out of the line of the short ball.
Over 22.4: Steyn to Cowan, FOUR, drove the low full toss through mid off.
Over 22.3: Steyn to Cowan, no run, another leave outside off for the keeper.
Over 22.2: Steyn to Cowan, no run, leaves the out swinging delivery there for the keeper.
Over 22.1: Steyn to Cowan, no run, ducked under the short length ball.
22nd Over
Australia need a further 574 runs, South Africa 9 wickets.
Over 21.6: Philander to Watson, no run, forward in defence on the onside. AUS 1/58 (Cowan 18, Watson 8)
Over 21.5: Philander to Watson, no run, defended down to mid on.
Over 21.4: Philander to Watson, no run, played back to the bowler.
Over 21.3: Philander to Watson, no run, defended down to mid on.
Over 21.2: Philander to Watson, no run, forward in defence again on the onside.
Over 21.1: Philander to Watson, no run, defended on the onside.
21st Over
Over 20.6: Steyn to Cowan, no run, leaves for the keeper outside off. AUS 1/58 (Cowan 18, Watson 8)
Over 20.5: Steyn to Cowan, no run, played the full toss down to mid off.
Over 20.4: Steyn to Cowan, no run, played down to Robin Peterson at mid off.
Over 20.3: Steyn to Cowan, no run, mistimed the pull shot of the short length ball, chopped down off the thigh pad towards gully.
Over 20.2: Steyn to Cowan, no run, shaped to drive the full length ball outside off with a late play and a miss.
Over 20.1: Steyn to Watson, three runs, driven in the air over cover point for Elgar to chase and gather in the deep.
20th Over
Over 19.6: Philander to Cowan, no run, leaves for the keeper outside off. AUS 1/55 (Cowan 18, Watson 5)
Over 19.5: Philander to Cowan, two runs, clipped away to deep backward square leg, Steyn ran from fine leg to stop the boundary there.
Over 19.4: Philander to Cowan, no run, played down to mid off.
Over 19.3: Philander to Cowan, no run, turned in defence towards mid wicket.
Over 19.2: Philander to Cowan, no run, glided off the pad on the onside.
Over 19.1: Philander to Cowan, no run, defended back to the bowler.
19th Over
Over 18.6: Steyn to Cowan, one run, pushed into the gap at mid off. AUS 1/53 (Cowan 16, Watson 5)
Over 18.5: Steyn to Cowan, no run, forward with an inside edge on the onside towards square leg.
Over 18.4: Steyn to Cowan, no run, leaves on length outside off for the keeper.
Over 18.3: Steyn to Cowan, no run, leaves for the keeper outside off.
Over 18.2: Steyn to Cowan, no run, forward in defence off the pad on the onside.
Over 18.1: Steyn to Cowan, no run, leaves the full length ball outside off for the keeper.
18th Over
Over 17.6: Philander to Watson, no run, outside edge glide on the bounce to gully. AUS 1/52 (Cowan 15, Watson 5)
Over 17.5: Philander to Cowan, one run, forward and pushed out there through cover point.
Over 17.4: Philander to Watson, leg bye, worked away off the pad on the leg side.
Over 17.3: Philander to Watson, no run, defended towards mid on.
Australia 50 in 82 mins off 17.2 overs (last 50: 104 balls)
Over 17.2: Philander to Cowan, one run, turned away to mid wicket.
Over 17.1: Philander to Cowan, no run, leaves an out swinging delivery for the keeper.
17th Over
Over 16.6: Steyn to Watson, no run, leaves the ball which moved away outside off for the keeper. AUS 1/49 (Cowan 13, Watson 5)
Over 16.5: Steyn to Watson, FOUR, overpitched outside off for which Watson drove it through mid off.
Over 16.4: Steyn to Watson, no run, pushed down in defence on the off side.
Over 16.3: Steyn to Watson, no run, shaped to glance the ball on the leg side, left it there for the keeper.
Over 16.2: Steyn to Watson, no run, off the thigh pad on the onside.
Over 16.1: Steyn to Watson, no run, pushed away towards mid wicket.
16th Over
Over 15.6: Philander to Cowan, no run, defended down to Morkel at mid off. AUS 1/45 (Cowan 13, Watson 1)
Over 15.5: Philander to Cowan, no run, leaves for the keeper outside off.
Over 15.4: Philander to Cowan, no run, thick outside edge glided to du Plessis at gully.
Over 15.3: Philander to Cowan, no run, another leave on length there outside off.
Over 15.2: Philander to Cowan, no run, leaves for the keeper outside off.
Over 15.1: Philander to Cowan, no run, played down to mid off.
15th Over
Over 14.6: Steyn to Watson, no run, forward in defence on the off side. AUS 1/45 (Cowan 13, Watson 1)
Over 14.5: Steyn to Watson, no run, pushed forward but beat the outside edge of the bat there.
Over 14.4: Steyn to Watson, no run, leaves for the keeper outside off.
Over 14.3: Steyn to Watson, no run, played back to the bowler.
Over 14.2: Steyn to Watson, no run, close to lbw, forward with the ball nipping back in there and just hitting high on the pad.
Over 14.1: Steyn to Watson, no run, pushed away an outswinger to cover point where Elgar is fielding.
14th Over
Steyn to open today from the Members end.
Over 13.6: Philander to Cowan, no run, played forward to Amla at mid off. AUS 1/45 (Cowan 13, Watson 1)
Over 13.5: Philander to Cowan, FOUR, pushed forward and beat the mid off fielder to roll away to the long off rope.
Over 13.4: Philander to Cowan, no run, played back to the bowler.
Over 13.3: Philander to Watson, one run, inside edged off the pad to backward square leg.
DA Warner c Smith b Philander 29 (62m 34b 5x4 0x6) SR: 85.29, FOW: 1/40 (13.2 ov), Partnership: 40, balls: 80, RR: 3.00 - Shane Watson is the new batsman.
Over 13.2: Philander to Warner, no run, OUT, pushed forward and got an outside edge to Smith at first slip.
Over 13.1: Philander to Warner, no run, leaves on the good length outside off for the keeper.
13th Over
Philander to open day four from the Prindiville Stand end, Warner on strike. There are 90 overs today and if required 90 tomorrow.
Play to begin on time in about 15 minutes from now. Heading for a top temperature of 33 degrees, currently in Perth it's a warm 26 and rising.
We welcome you all with the forecast of a sunny day, winds from the east to southeast with a sea breeze in the afternoon.
10:15am WST - Hello and welcome to day four coverage of the Third Vodafone Test between Australia and South Africa.
Join us again tomorrow just before 10:30am WST (1:30pm AEDT) for day four coverage. Goodnight!
Australia need a further 592 runs to win, while South Africa 10 wickets. There are approximately 180 overs available if required over the next couple of days.
So that's stumps for day three. Some debate between Graeme Smith and the umpires about the ball condition.
Over 12.6: Morkel to Cowan, no run, played down to mid off. AUS 0/40 (Warner 29, Cowan 9)
Over 12.5: Morkel to Warner, one run, turned away to forward square leg.
Over 12.4: Morkel to Cowan, one run, punched out into the gap at mid wicket.
Over 12.3: Morkel to Cowan, no run, another leave outside off for the keeper.
Over 12.2: Morkel to Cowan, no run, leaves for the keeper outside off.
Over 12.1: Morkel to Cowan, no run, played back to the bowler.
12th Over
Over 11.6: Steyn to Warner, no run, leaves for the keeper outside off. AUS 0/38 (Warner 28, Cowan 8)
Over 11.5: Steyn to Warner, no run, played down to mid off.
Over 11.4: Steyn to Warner, FOUR, pulled round over mid wicket.
Over 11.3: Steyn to Warner, no run, played the swinging delivery to mid on.
Over 11.2: Steyn to Warner, no run, cut away to point.
Over 11.1: Steyn to Warner, no run, attempted cover drive played to Amla's left at extra cover.
11th Over
Steyn replaces Philander at the Prindiville Stand end.
Over 10.6: Morkel to Warner, one run, pulled on the up to fine leg. AUS 0/34 (Warner 24, Cowan 8)
Over 10.5: Morkel to Warner, no run, chopped down hard to du Plessis at point.
Over 10.4: Morkel to Cowan, three runs, clipped out through square leg.
Over 10.3: Morkel to Cowan, no run, ducked under the short straight ball.
Over 10.2: Morkel to Cowan, no run, played back to the bowler.
Over 10.1: Morkel to Cowan, two leg byes, turned off the thigh pad to fine leg.
10th Over
Over 9.6: Philander to Cowan, one run, turned away behind square leg. AUS 0/28 (Warner 23, Cowan 5)
Over 9.5: Philander to Cowan, no run, forward and played the full ball to mid off.
Over 9.4: Philander to Cowan, no run, leaves for the keeper outside off.
Over 9.3: Philander to Warner, one run, turned away again to mid wicket.
Over 9.2: Philander to Warner, two runs, turned away through to deep mid wicket.
Over 9.1: Philander to Warner, no run, forward and played down to mid on.
9th Over
Over 8.6: Morkel to Cowan, no run, driven to extra cover. AUS 0/24 (Warner 20, Cowan 4)
Over 8.5: Morkel to Cowan, no run, forward in defence back to the bowler.
Good news, Morkel is up and walking back to resume bowling.
Over 8.4: Morkel to Cowan, no run, short on the leg side, Morkel tumbled over in his follow through, possibly an ankle injury.
Over 8.3: Morkel to Warner, three runs, clipped off the legs to deep square.
Over 8.2: Morkel to Warner, no run, leaves the short length ball for the keeper.
Over 8.1: Morkel to Warner, no run, pushed back to Morkel to gather in his follow through.
8th Over
Morne Morkel replaces Steyn at the Members end.
Over 7.6: Philander to Cowan, no run, leaves for the keeper outside off. AUS 0/21 (Warner 17, Cowan 4)
Over 7.5: Philander to Cowan, no run, glided away to backward point.
Over 7.4: Philander to Cowan, no run, forward with a drive to mid on.
Over 7.3: Philander to Warner, one run, clipped out through mid wicket.
Over 7.2: Philander to Warner, no run, driven down to mid on.
Over 7.1: Philander to Warner, no run, played back to the bowler.
7th Over
Official attendance on day three - 13,164.
Over 6.6: Steyn to Cowan, no run, pushed the front pad out but left it for the keeper outside off. AUS 0/20 (Warner 16, Cowan 4)
Over 6.5: Steyn to Cowan, no run, ducked under the short ball outside off.
Over 6.4: Steyn to Cowan, no run, leaves for the keeper again.
Over 6.3: Steyn to Cowan, no run, leaves for the keeper outside off again.
Over 6.2: Steyn to Cowan, no run, shouldered arms outside off, through to the keeper.
Over 6.1: Steyn to Cowan, no run, leaves for the keeper outside off.
6th Over
Over 5.6: Philander to Cowan, one run, shuffled across and played down through cover. AUS 0/20 (Warner 16, Cowan 4)
Over 5.5: Philander to Cowan, no run, APPEAL, faintest of outside edges, they shout for caught behind which is given not out. No review called for either.
Over 5.4: Philander to Cowan, no run, turned away wide of mid on for Morkel to field.
Over 5.3: Philander to Cowan, no run, beat the bat and the off stump there outside off.
Over 5.2: Philander to Cowan, no run, played down to mid off.
Over 5.1: Philander to Cowan, no run, forward and beat the bat outside off.
5th Over
Over 4.6: Steyn to Warner, no run, on the back foot played down to mid off. AUS 0/19 (Warner 16, Cowan 3)
Over 4.5: Steyn to Warner, no run, ducked under the short ball on the leg side.
Over 4.4: Steyn to Warner, no run, leaves the full length ball outside off for the keeper.
Over 4.3: Steyn to Cowan, one run, forward with a push to cover.
Over 4.2: Steyn to Cowan, no run, leaves on the good length outside off for the keeper.
Over 4.1: Steyn to Cowan, no run, beat the bat moving across outside off.
4th Over
Over 3.6: Philander to Cowan, one run, pushed away through cover. AUS 0/18 (Warner 16, Cowan 2)
Over 3.5: Philander to Cowan, no run, defended with the straight bat push to the bowler.
Over 3.4: Philander to Cowan, no run, played back to the bowler.
Over 3.3: Philander to Cowan, no run, shuffled forward and pushed on the off side.
Over 3.2: Philander to Cowan, no run, defended down to mid off.
Over 3.1: Philander to Cowan, no run, pushed away towards square leg.
3rd Over
Over 2.6: Steyn to Warner, FOUR, outside edge just wide of third slip to the boundary. AUS 0/17 (Warner 16, Cowan 1)
Over 2.5: Steyn to Warner, FOUR, overpitched and driven through cover.
Over 2.4: Steyn to Warner, no run, played and missed the swinging delivery outside off.
Over 2.3: Steyn to Warner, no run, leaves for the keeper outside off.
Over 2.2: Steyn to Warner, no run, leaves for the keeper outside off.
Over 2.1: Steyn to Cowan, one run, forward and played just wide of Elgar at cover point.
2nd Over
Over 1.6: Philander to Warner, no run, played back to the bowler. AUS 0/8 (Warner 8, Cowan 0)
Over 1.5: Philander to Warner, no run, cut away to cover point where Elgar is fielding.
Over 1.4: Philander to Warner, FOUR, clipped away through mid wicket.
Over 1.3: Philander to Warner, no run, turned away on the onside.
Over 1.2: Philander to Warner, no run, leaves a ball that nipped back in from outside off for the keeper.
Over 1.1: Philander to Warner, FOUR, short ball cut over the slips to third man.
1st Over
Philander to open from the Prindiville Stand end.
Over 0.6: Steyn to Cowan, no run, played the swinging delivery down to mid on. AUS 0/0 (Warner 0, Cowan 0)
Over 0.5: Steyn to Cowan, no run, pushed away to cover.
Over 0.4: Steyn to Cowan, no run, glided away to gully.
Over 0.3: Steyn to Cowan, no run, forward with a straight bat push towards mid on.
Over 0.2: Steyn to Cowan, no run, defended down towards Amla at mid off.
Over 0.1: Steyn to Cowan, no run, defended down the short straight length ball.
Other
20:02 There are 14 overs remaining here today on day three.
20:00 Dale Steyn to open from the Members end, Ed Cowan on strike. Australia need 632 runs, South Africa 10 wickets with two days or roughly 194 overs available.

Australia: David Warner, Ed Cowan, Shane Watson, Ricky Ponting, Michael Clarke (c), Michael Hussey, Matthew Wade (wk), John Hastings, Mitchell Johnson, Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon, Josh Hazlewood (12th)

South Africa: Graeme Smith (c), Alviro Petersen, Hashim Amla, Jacques Kallis, Abraham de Villiers (wk), Dean Elgar, Faf du Plessis, Robin Peterson, Vernon Philander, Dale Steyn, Morne Morkel, Jacques Rudolph (12th)


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

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