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South Africa vs Australia 3rd Test Day 2 Highlights – March 23, 2018

Watch South Africa vs Australia 3rd Test Day 2 Highlights match played at Newlands, Cape Town. South Africa won the toss and they opted to bat first. SA vs Aus 3rd Test Day 2 Cricket Highlights, match reviews and final scorecard, all in one available at one stop.

  • Match: South Africa vs Australia 3rd Tedt Day 2 (2018)
  • Date: Thursday, March 22, 2018 – Monday, March 26, 2018
  • Toss: South Africa won the toss and opt to bat
  • Time: 08:30 AM GMT
  • Venue: Newlands, Cape Town
  • Umpires: Nigel Llong, Richard Illingworth
  • Third Umpire: Ian Gould
  • Match Referee: Andy Pycroft

South Africa vs Australia 3rd Test Day 2 Highlights

Australia vs South Africa 3rd Test Day 1 Review & Day 2 Preview:

Well, it was a tremendous show off by the Australian fast bowling picking up the important wickets, but the host South Africa also did an excellent job using their batting department in an exact. Although, it was’nt a good or sensible start as the opener lost the wicket earlier, but credit goes to Dean Elgar, who played responsible innings in normal way under pressure situation scoring a century. He is currently standing at pitch not out and ended up Day 1 scoring 121 runs.

On the counter side, Hashim Amla tried to play a long innings, but Pat Cummins did not allow him to play a wealthy innings and picked his wicket. Former skipper, AB de Villiers also played a stunning innings of 64 runs which helped the team a lot. Only three Proteas batsmen mentioned above entered into double figures, while 5 batsmen including Quinton de Kock, Plessis and Aiden Markram did not enter into even double figures.

The Australian bowlers did a fantastic job as they continued to divert the pressure and continued to pick the wickets. Kangroo seamers picked up the wicket in attacking way and helped the team to resrtict the opposition. Josh Hazlewood picked two important wickets. Mitchell Starc and Mitchell Marh picked up 1 wicket each. The man in form and the one who damaged the opposition is Pat Cummins who picked up 4 wickets with an economy of 3.05.

Australia vs South Africa 3rd Test Day 1 ended up at 266/8. Kagiso Rabada and opener Dean Elgar are batting yet. So Day 2 of 3rd Test match is quite important and could take U-Turn in favor of host South Africa if the batsmen score another hunderd, otherwise they could face some troubles too.

South Africa Official Team Squad: (Playing XI Day 2)

Faf du Plessis (c), Temba Bavuma, Quinton de Kock (wk), Vernon Philander, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Dean Elgar, Aiden Markram, Hashim Amla, AB de Villiers,  Morne Morkel.

Australia Official Team Squad: (Playing XI Day 2)

Shaun Marsh, Mitchell Marsh, Tim Paine (wk), Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon, Josh Hazlewood, Cameron Bancroft, David Warner, Usman Khawaja, Steven Smith (c).

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