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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

  1. South Africa have won nine and drawn two of their last 11 Tests at Newlands, Cape Town.
  2. The last team to beat the hosts at the venue was Australia, in March 2006. Australia have won nine and lost three - including their last two Tests - at Newlands.
  3. Australia are attempting to win their 50th Test against South Africa.
  4. Mitchell Johnson (257) needs three wickets to pass Jason Gillespie (259) as Australia’s sixth highest Test wicket-taker.
  5. Brad Haddin (228) needs three dismissals to pass Matt Prior (230) in ninth place on the list of wicket-keepers with most Test dismissals. Haddin is currently joint-10th with Wasim Bari.
  6. Ryan Harris needs four wickets to become the 36th player to take 100 Test wickets for Australia.
  7. AB de Villiers (7,111) needs 179 runs to pass Gary Kirsten (7,289) as South Africa’s third highest Test run-scorer.