Australia bowled out for 244, lead by two runs
PERTH – South Africa bowled Australia out for 244 before tea on day two of the first test in Perth on Friday, restricting the hosts to a two-run lead.
Paceman Vernon Philander finished with 4-26, while debutant left-arm spinner Keshav Maharaj took 3-56. David Warner top-scored with 97 for Australia. -Reuters
South Africa 1st innings 242 (Q. de Kock 84, T. Bavuma 51; M. Starc 4-71) Australia 1st innings (Overnight: 105-0) D. Warner c Amla b Steyn 97 S. Marsh lbw b Philander 63 U. Khawaja b Rabada 4 S. Smith lbw b Maharaj 0 A. Voges c&b Rabada 27 M. Marsh lbw b Philander 0 P. Nevill c Amla b Maharaj 23 M. Starc c du Plessis b Maharaj 0 P. Siddle not out 18 J. Hazlewood c Duminy b Philander 4 N. Lyon c Elgar b Philander 0 Extras (lb-3 nb-5) 8 Total (all out, 70.2 overs) 244 Fall of wickets: 1-158 D. Warner,2-167 U. Khawaja,3-168 S. Smith,4-181 S. Marsh,5-181 M. Marsh,6-202 A. Voges,7-203 M. Starc,8-232 P. Nevill,9-243 J. Hazlewood,10-244 N. Lyon Bowling D. Steyn 12.4 - 3 - 51 - 1 V. Philander 19.2 - 2 - 56 - 4(nb-3) K. Rabada 20 - 1 - 78 - 2(nb-2) K. Maharaj 18.2 - 5 - 56 - 3 Referees Umpire: Aleem Dar Umpire: Nigel Llong TV umpire: Richard Kettleborough Match referee: Andy Pycroft -Reuters