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South Africa v. Australia

South Africa v Australia Test Series 2014

Newlands, Cape Town: Saturday 1 March 2014 10:30 (day 5 of 5)

Toss: Australia won the toss and elected to bat.

Result: Australia win by 245 runs

South Africa 2nd innings

End of Over 135 (no runs)
Bowler: Ryan Harris
South Africa: 265 (rr 1.96)

134.3
Wicket
OUT! Bowled. Harris to Morkel. In-swinging length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, missed. Unbelievable scenes here in Cape Town! Harris has got two wickets in three balls and Australia win the Test match in such dramatic fashion. Harris goes round the wicket and gets one to really swing into Morkel and he doesn't pick it, the ball agonisingly misses his outside edge and goes crashing into the off stump. Morkel is bowled and Australia are jubliant and deservely so, what a Test match.

What a breathless end to an unbelievable Test match, Australia have been on top from ball one. The manner than David Warner has batted in both inninsg has been fantastic to watch, he has got two hundreds in both innings and not to forgot Michael Clarke's superb unbeaten 161 from Australia's first innings. South Africa had the near impossible task of chasing down 511 or batting for four and a half session to get something from this game and they almost did, they fell short by just four overs. In Graeme Smith's last international game his players have certainly showed desire and toughness to try and get the skipper a result. They were so close. That ends a fantastic series that Australia have won 2-1.

134.2
No Runs
Harris to Morkel. Length ball, middle stump on the front foot working, missed to wicketkeeper for no runs, run save by Haddin.

134.1
Wicket
OUT! Bowled. Harris to Steyn. Yorker, off stump on the front foot defending, bottom edge. Wicket! Unbelievable drama, Harris puts a yorker down on off stump and Steyn just misses it, he is bowled and South Africa are 9 down. This is tense.

End of Over 134 (no runs)
Bowler: Mitchell Johnson
South Africa: 265-8 (rr 1.98)

133.6
No Runs
Johnson to Philander. Length ball, outside off stump no foot movement, shoulders arms to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Haddin.

133.5
No Runs
Johnson to Philander. Length ball, outside off stump no foot movement, shoulders arms to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Haddin.

133.4
No Runs
APPEAL! Verified by umpire after REFERRAL. Johnson to Philander. Length ball, outside off stump no foot movement defending, hit pad for no runs, appeal made for L.B.W. Big appeal for LBW from Johnson, but it looks like it is sliding down leg stump. Aleem Dar gives is not out on the field but Clarke decides to review, more in hope than anything. The replays show the ball is going well down leg and 3rd umpire gives it not out.

133.3
No Runs
Johnson to Philander. Short, outside off stump ducked, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Haddin.

133.2
No Runs
Johnson to Philander. Back of a length, outside off stump no foot movement defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Rogers.

133.1
No Runs
Johnson to Philander. Short, outside off stump swayed away, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Haddin.

End of Over 133 (no runs)
Bowler: Shane Watson
South Africa: 265-8 (rr 1.99)

132.6
No Runs
Watson to Steyn. Length ball, off stump on the front foot working, inside edge to short leg for no runs, run save by Doolan. Only six overs now.

132.5
No Runs
Watson to Steyn. Back of a length, outside off stump no foot movement, shoulders arms to gully for no runs, fielded by Haddin, fielded by Clarke.

132.4
No Runs
Watson to Steyn. Length ball, outside off stump no foot movement, shoulders arms to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Haddin.

132.3
No Runs
Watson to Steyn. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to silly mid on for no runs, fielded by Rogers.

132.2
No Runs
Watson to Steyn. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot, shoulders arms to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Haddin.

132.1
No Runs
Watson to Steyn. Short, off stump ducked, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Haddin.

End of Over 132 (4 runs)
Bowler: Mitchell Johnson
South Africa: 265-8 (rr 2.01)

131.6
No Runs
Johnson to Philander. Yorker, outside off stump no foot movement, shoulders arms to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Haddin.

131.5
No Runs
Johnson to Philander. Length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, to silly mid on for no runs, fielded by Pattinson.

131.4
No Runs
Johnson to Philander. Back of a length, outside off stump no foot movement, shoulders arms to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Haddin.

131.3
No Runs
Johnson to Philander. Half volley, to leg on the front foot glancing, hit pad to fine leg for no runs, mis-fielded by Haddin, fielded by Lyon.

131.2
Four Runs
FOUR! Johnson to Philander. Back of a length, off stump on the back foot glancing, well timed past fine leg for 4 runs. That four brings up Philander's 50, what an innings but the job is only half done.

131.1
No Runs
Johnson to Philander. Length ball, outside off stump no foot movement, shoulders arms to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Haddin.

End of Over 131 (no runs)
Bowler: Shane Watson
South Africa: 261-8 (rr 1.99)

130.6
No Runs
Watson to Steyn. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Johnson. Just eight more overs to go now and it is beginning to boil over here, lets just say there is a lot of chat around the bat.

130.5
No Runs
Watson to Steyn. In-swinging half volley, off stump on the front foot defending, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Watson.

130.4
No Runs
Watson to Steyn. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, thick edge to gully for no runs, fielded by Warner.

130.3
No Runs
Watson to Steyn. Seaming in short, outside off stump swayed away, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Haddin.

130.2
No Runs
Watson to Steyn. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot cutting, back to bowler for no runs, fielded by Watson.

130.1
No Runs
Watson to Steyn. Back of a length, off stump no foot movement defending, thick edge to slips for no runs, run save by Clarke, fielded by Smith.

End of Over 130 (no runs)
Bowler: James Pattinson
South Africa: 261-8 (rr 2.01)

129.6
No Runs
Pattinson to Philander. Short, outside off stump on the back foot Fended, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Rogers.

129.5
No Runs
Pattinson to Philander. Back of a length, outside off stump no foot movement working, to mid wicket for no runs, fielded by Johnson.

129.4
No Runs
Pattinson to Philander. Back of a length, outside off stump on the back foot defending, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Doolan.

129.3
No Runs
Pattinson to Philander. Length ball, off stump no foot movement defending, to silly mid off for no runs, fielded by Rogers.

129.2
No Runs
Pattinson to Philander. Short, down leg side no foot movement, shoulders arms to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Haddin.

129.1
No Runs
Pattinson to Philander. Short, to leg ducked, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Haddin.

End of Over 129 (no runs)
Bowler: Nathan Lyon
South Africa: 261-8 (rr 2.02)

128.6
No Runs
Lyon to Steyn. Off break length ball, to leg on the back foot defending, to short leg for no runs, fielded by Doolan. Only 10 overs left in the day. Steyn has been there for 47 minutes now, this is going down to the wire. Gripping cricket.

128.5
No Runs
Lyon to Steyn. Off break yorker, off stump no foot movement defending, to silly point for no runs, fielded by Doolan.

128.4
No Runs
Lyon to Steyn. Off break back of a length, off stump on the back foot defending, to silly mid off for no runs, fielded by Doolan.

128.3
No Runs
Lyon to Steyn. Off break back of a length, outside off stump moves in front defending, to silly mid off for no runs, fielded by Doolan.

128.2
No Runs
Lyon to Steyn. Off break half volley, outside off stump on the front foot driving, to long off for no runs, mis-fielded by Johnson.

128.1
No Runs
Lyon to Steyn. Off break back of a length, outside off stump moves in front, shoulders arms to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Haddin.

End of Over 128 (no runs)
Bowler: James Pattinson
South Africa: 261-8 (rr 2.04)

127.6
No Runs
Pattinson to Philander. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Rogers.

127.5
No Runs
Pattinson to Philander. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot working, to deep backward square leg for no runs, fielded by Lyon.

127.4
No Runs
Pattinson to Philander. Short, to leg on the back foot Fended, to square leg for no runs, fielded by Lyon.

127.3
No Runs
Pattinson to Philander. Bouncer, to leg ducked, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Haddin.

127.2
No Runs
Pattinson to Philander. In-swinging length ball, outside off stump on the front foot, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Haddin.

127.1
No Runs
Pattinson to Philander. Short, outside off stump on the back foot Fended, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Rogers.

End of Over 127 (no runs)
Bowler: Ryan Harris
South Africa: 261-8 (rr 2.06)

126.6
No Runs
Harris to Steyn. Short, off stump ducked, Left to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Haddin.

126.5
No Runs
Harris to Steyn. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot, shoulders arms to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Haddin.

126.4
No Runs
Harris to Steyn. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot, shoulders arms to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Haddin.

126.3
No Runs
Harris to Steyn. Out-swinging length ball, off stump on the front foot defending, to short extra cover for no runs, fielded by Rogers.

126.2
No Runs
Harris to Steyn. Length ball, outside off stump on the front foot defending, thick edge to gully for no runs, run save by Warner, fielded by Smith.

126.1
No Runs
Harris to Steyn. Seaming away length ball, outside off stump on the front foot, shoulders arms to wicketkeeper for no runs, fielded by Haddin.


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