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South Africa v. Australia

South Africa v Australia Test Series 2014

St George's Park, Port Elizabeth: Thursday 20 February 2014 10:30 (day 4 of 5)

Toss: South Africa won the toss and elected to bat.

Result: South Africa win by 231 runs

Australia 2nd innings

End of Over 74 (no runs)
Bowler: Dean Elgar
Australia: 216 (rr 2.92)

73.4
Wicket
OUT! L.B.W. Elgar to Lyon. Stock ball back of a length, middle stump on the back foot defending, hit pad to short extra cover. Given out and there are no reviews left, replays show he got an edge on that but it does not matter, Dean Elgar has done it for his side but it was the reverse swing of Dale Steyn that turned the match on its head. South Africa batted on earlier in the day to build their lead given to them by first innings centurions, de Villiers and Duminy. Amla went through to yet another hundred before the declaration came half an hour before Lunch. A four day finish looked a long way off with Australia cruising along at 126-0 before Duminy ousted Warner and the ball started to reverse. The incoming batsmen had no answer and only Ryan Harries lasted any length of time trying to support Chris Rogers at the other end. He made a wonderful century but then made a critical error, going for a quick single to keep Siddle away from the pace bowlers. A decision that became even more costly as the umpires deemed the light too poor to carry on with the quicks. All that means that the Series is tied going into the third and final match.

73.3
No Runs
Elgar to Lyon. Quicker ball half volley, outside off stump no foot movement, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by de Villiers.

73.2
No Runs
Elgar to Lyon. Stock ball half volley, to leg on the front foot defending, to short leg for no runs.

73.1
No Runs
Elgar to Lyon. Stock length ball, off stump on the back foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Elgar.

End of Over 73 (2 runs)
Bowler: JP Duminy
Australia: 216-9 (rr 2.96)

72.6
No Runs
Duminy to Siddle. Off break length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, to silly point for no runs, fielded by Elgar.

72.5
No Runs
Duminy to Siddle. Off break back of a length, off stump on the back foot pushing, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Duminy.

72.4
No Runs
Duminy to Siddle. Off break length ball, outside off stump down the track pushing, to backward point for no runs, fielded by Steyn.

72.3
No Runs
Duminy to Siddle. Off break half volley, off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Duminy.

72.2
Two Runs
Duminy to Siddle. Off break back of a length, off stump on the back foot pushing, to deep backward point for 2 runs, fielded by Philander.

72.1
Wicket
OUT! Run Out (Sub). Duminy to Rogers. Off break short, off stump on the back foot pushing, to mid off, fielded by de Villiers. What an impact from the sub fielder. Alviro Petersen clips the stumps and one bail comes out of the groove before Rogers is home to end a wonderful innings and keep South Africa in the hunt for an early finish.

End of Over 72 (no runs)
Bowler: Vernon Philander
Australia: 214-8 (rr 2.97)

71.6
No Runs
Philander to Siddle. In-swinging length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, to mid off for no runs, fielded by de Kock.

71.5
No Runs
Philander to Siddle. In-swinging length ball, off stump on the back foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Philander.

71.4
No Runs
Philander to Siddle. Out-swinging length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to cover for no runs.

71.3
No Runs
Philander to Siddle. Out-swinging length ball, outside off stump on the front foot, shoulders arms to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by de Villiers.

71.2
No Runs
Philander to Siddle. In-swinging length ball, to leg no foot movement glancing, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by de Villiers.

71.1
No Runs
Philander to Siddle. In-swinging length ball, middle stump on the back foot defending, to silly mid on for no runs, fielded by Amla.

End of Over 71 (5 runs)
Bowler: Dale Steyn
Australia: 214-8 (rr 3.01)

70.6
Leg Bye
Steyn to Rogers. Short, middle stump ducked, hit helmet to fine leg for no runs.

70.5
No Runs
Steyn to Rogers. Short, middle stump ducked, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by de Villiers.

70.4
One Run
Steyn to Siddle. In-swinging length ball, off stump no foot movement pushing, to backward point for 1 run, fielded by Duminy.

70.3
No Runs
Steyn to Siddle. In-swinging back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by de Villiers.

70.2
No Runs
Steyn to Siddle. Out-swinging back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by de Villiers.

70.1
No Runs
Steyn to Siddle. In-swinging length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, inside edge to square leg for no runs, fielded by Morkel.

End of Over 70 (no runs)
Bowler: JP Duminy
Australia: 209-8 (rr 2.99)

69.6
No Runs
Duminy to Rogers. Off break length ball, off stump no foot movement pushing, to point for no runs, shy attempt by Steyn.

69.5
No Runs
Duminy to Rogers. Off break half volley, off stump down the track working, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Duminy.

69.4
No Runs
Duminy to Rogers. Off break half volley, middle stump no foot movement working, to mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Duminy.

69.3
No Runs
Duminy to Rogers. Off break length ball, off stump no foot movement working, to mid on for no runs, fielded by Amla.

69.2
No Runs
Duminy to Rogers. Off break length ball, middle stump no foot movement pushing, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Duminy.

69.1
No Runs
Duminy to Rogers. Off break length ball, off stump no foot movement defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Duminy.

End of Over 69 (4 runs)
Bowler: Dale Steyn
Australia: 209-8 (rr 3.03)

68.6
Wicket
OUT! L.B.W. Verified by umpire after REFERRAL. Steyn to Harris. In-swinging length ball, middle stump no foot movement pushing, hit pad to slips, fielded by du Plessis. Steyn gets the breakthrough in the first extra over. Big inswinger catches the pads and after a delay the finger goes up. Harris reviews but the ball is just clipping and both sides are out of reviews. With the weather forecast poor for tomorrow South Africa will be desperate for two wickets in these remaining seven overs.

68.5
No Runs
Steyn to Harris. In-swinging half volley, to leg no foot movement glancing, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by de Villiers.

68.4
No Runs
Steyn to Harris. Back of a length, off stump on the back foot cutting, mis-timed to short leg for no runs, direct hit by de Kock.

68.3
Four Runs
FOUR! Steyn to Harris. In-swinging length ball, to leg no foot movement glancing, well timed past fine leg for 4 runs.

68.2
No Runs
Steyn to Harris. In-swinging back of a length, off stump on the back foot defending, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Amla.

68.1
No Runs
Steyn to Harris. Short, middle stump on the back foot Fended, Gloved to short leg for no runs, fielded by de Kock.

End of Over 68 (4 runs)
Bowler: Morne Morkel
Australia: 205-7 (rr 3.01)

67.6
No Runs
APPEAL! Morkel to Rogers. In-swinging length ball, to leg no foot movement glancing, inside edge to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by de Villiers, appeal made for Caught. Rogers survives again. Almost a strangle down the legside but the ball has bounced just before going into the glove.

67.5
No Runs
Morkel to Rogers. In-swinging back of a length, middle stump on the back foot glancing, hit pad to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by de Villiers.

67.4
Four Runs
FOUR! Morkel to Rogers. Length ball, outside off stump no foot movement pushing, well timed past deep cover for 4 runs. Rogers is looking to keep the strike but he times this one too well and it goes all the way for four

67.3
No Runs
Morkel to Rogers. In-swinging full toss, off stump no foot movement pushing, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Morkel.

67.2
No Runs
Morkel to Rogers. Length ball, outside off stump no foot movement pushing, to mid on for no runs, fielded by Amla.

67.1
No Runs
Morkel to Rogers. Short, off stump ducked, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by de Villiers.

End of Over 67 (no runs)
Bowler: Dale Steyn
Australia: 201-7 (rr 3.00)

66.6
No Runs
Steyn to Harris. In-swinging back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by de Villiers.

66.5
No Runs
Steyn to Harris. Out-swinging back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot driving, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by de Villiers.

66.4
No Runs
Steyn to Harris. In-swinging length ball, off stump no foot movement defending, to mid wicket for no runs.

66.3
No Runs
Steyn to Harris. In-swinging half volley, off stump no foot movement driving, to mid off for no runs, fielded by Amla.

66.2
No Runs
Steyn to Harris. In-swinging back of a length, middle stump on the back foot glancing, hit pad to short leg for no runs, fielded by de Kock.

66.1
No Runs
Steyn to Harris. Length ball, outside off stump moves in front, shoulders arms to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by de Villiers.

End of Over 66 (no runs)
Bowler: Morne Morkel
Australia: 201-7 (rr 3.05)

65.6
No Runs
Morkel to Rogers. Out-swinging length ball, outside off stump on the front foot, shoulders arms to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by de Villiers.

65.5
No Runs
Morkel to Rogers. Back of a length, off stump on the back foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Morkel.

65.4
No Runs
Morkel to Rogers. In-swinging yorker, outside off stump no foot movement Steer, inside edge to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by de Villiers.

65.3
No Runs
Morkel to Rogers. Length ball, to leg no foot movement glancing, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by de Villiers.

65.2
No Runs
Morkel to Rogers. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot pushing, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Elgar.


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