South Africa

End of innings South Africa 311 (Elgar 141*, de Villiers 64, Cummins 4-78) v AustraliaLive scorecard and ball-by-ball details Dean Elgar became the first player in Test history to carry his bat twice in the same year, and just the second man after Desmond Haynes to carry his bat three times overall, as South Africa
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Toss South Africa chose to bat v South AfricaLive scorecard and ball-by-ball details Faf du Plessis won the toss for the first time in this series and South Africa will bat first against Australia at Newlands. South Africa made two changes to the side that levelled the series in Port Elizabeth. Temba Bavuma, having recovered
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Dale Steyn‘s chances of playing any part in the ongoing series against Australia have all but disappeared after he was not named in the Titans’ squad for the final fixture of the season, which starts on Thursday. Steyn, who has not played any cricket since injuring his heel in the New Year’s Test against India,
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Australia captain Steven Smith has declared that the Kagiso Rabada appeal verdict sets a troubling standard for allowable physical contact in the game. He also indicated that Australia’s long-time policy of not contesting the charges of ICC match referees may well change after South Africa’s successful legal challenge. Clearly surprised by the outcome, Smith questioned
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Kagiso Rabada‘s appeal hearing against a Level 2 sanction which cost him three demerit points and a 50% fine of his Port Elizabeth match fee will take place on March 19. The ICC have appointed New Zealand’s Michael Heron as the judicial commissioner and the hearing will be held via video conference. Heron will have
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Kagiso Rabada has appealed against his Level 2 sanction, which earned him three demerit points during the second Test between South Africa and Australia in Port Elizabeth, and could yet play in the third Test next week if his two-Test ban can be suspended during the appeal process. Rabada was found guilty of making inappropriate
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Australia’s coach Darren Lehmann has pointed to the pragmatic example set by Dean Elgar and Hashim Amla as a key lesson for the touring batsmen after the Port Elizabeth Test, after they weathered the sharpest blows of Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood and Pat Cummins to ease the path that AB de Villiers so artfully exploited.
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