Australia in SA

Wickets galore at Newlands

2011-11-10 15:57
Morne Morkel (File)

Cape Town - Television umpire Billy Bowden had a busy afternoon at Newlands and was involved in six of the 12 dismissals in the afternoon session on day two of the opening Test between South Africa and Australia on Thursday.

Live scoring

Australia found themselves at 21/8 shortly after tea after they had dispensed with South Africa for 96 runs in their first innings.

Australia's hero with the ball, Shane Watson, who returned figures of 5/17, was back in the change room early when he was adjudged lbw to Dale Steyn.

Watson, who made four runs, seemed to hesitate but decided against a review after he was given out by umpire Ian Gould.

Television replays, however, showed the ball was going over the stumps.

Michael Clarke, who had resumed Australia's first innings in the morning, found himself back at the crease for the second time in the day after Ricky Ponting's review confirmed he was out, lbw to Philander, for a duck.

Phillip Hughes, who contributed nine, was the last wicket to fall on the stroke of tea.

Ricky Ponting, Michael Hussey, Brad Haddin, Ryan Harris and Mitchell Johnson all fell in quick succession after tea.

Read more on:    australia in sa  |  morne morkel


Read News24’s Comments Policy publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
  • Blitz
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @00:00
  • SS1
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @01:00
  • SS2
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @02:00
  • SS3
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @03:00
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

03 December 2015
India v South Africa, Delhi 06:00
26 December 2015
South Africa v England, Durban 10:00
02 January 2016
South Africa v England, Cape Town 10:30
Previous Results

Date Match Result

Graeme Smith's shock decision to retire is...

Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter


30 of the world's greatest golfers will be heading to the Gary Player Country Club for this year's Nedbank Golf Challenge - now in its 35th year. For all the latest news, player profiles, hole-by-hole descriptions and past winners, be sure to check out Sport24's dedicated section.

Latest blogs

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.