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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
NM Lyon*31436072.09
MA Starc684392158.14
This Partnership:87 Runs From 75 Balls (R/R: 6.96)

DW Steyn*22.567233.15
VD Philander21.084121.95

Last Wicket:Lyon, 31 (c:Smith b:Steyn, Over: 82.5)
Last 5 overs:1 . . . 4 . | 4 . 1 . 1 4 | 4 . . . 4 . | . . 4 . 4 . | . . 4 . W
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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.

Australia: David Warner, Edward 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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