LIVE: SA v Australia - Day 1

2014-02-11 12:20

LIVE scoring and interactive commentary on Day 1 of the first Test between South Africa and Australia from Centurion in Pretoira.

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Last Updated at 16:54
   SA ARE 0/0 AFTER 0 OVERS 

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Commentary by Sport24's Herman Mostert and Garrin Lambley

***Click for the FULL SCORECARD***


Batsmen IN : -

Batsmen OUT : -

08:00 - PROTEAS FAN GALLERY

Are you the Proteas' biggest fan?

If you think so, send us proof! And we'll include you in THIS gallery!


08:00 - FAN TWEETS

Getting mentally prepped for #proteas vs Australia by watching the #438 game on @SuperSportTV @markb46 @GraemeSmith49 @ABdeVilliers17 - Brett Bell

Good luck to the team, world-class players and a whole country behind you. #failureisnotanoption #proteas #destructionmode - Michael Pelser


08:00 - PICTURE - BATTLE OF THE TATTOOED SPEEDSTERS!

A little bit of ink the secret to becoming one of the world's finest bowlers?


08:00 - THE MILLION RAND QUESTION...

As the first Test between SA and Australia draws ever nearer, the question on every SA supporters' lips will be "Can we survive without JH Kallis?"

Are Ryan McLaren and/or Wayne Parnell good enough to fill his boots?


08:00 - PICTURE

Mark Boucher running some fielding drills with Morne Morkel, Faf Du Plessis and Dean Elgar (Twitter)


08:00 - MICHAEL CLARKE'S AWAY RECORD

Australian skipper Michael Clarke has led his team in 17 Tests away from home. This is his record...

Played 17
Won 4
Lost 8
Drawn 5

That includes a 1-1 drawn series against the P


08:00 - PICTURE

Proteas get their game faces on (Twitter)


08:00 - SA POOR AT HOME

Proteas batsman Hashim Amla says their poor home record since re-admission against Australia is extra motivation for the three-Test series.

Click HERE to read Amla's thoughts


08:00 - WHY THE PROTEAS WON'T LOSE

Sport24 chief writer Rob Houwing claims the Proteas WON'T lose their three-Test series against Australia.

Click HERE to read why...


08:00 - PICTURE

Centurion Park is pretty as a picture ahead of the first ball (Twitter)


8:00 - TOUR ITINERARY

A reminder of the Proteas' tour itinerary against Australia

Tests

February 12-16, First Test, Centurion - 10:30
February 20-24, Second Test, St George's Park - 10:30
March 1-5, Third Test, Cape Town - 10:30

Twenty20

March 9, First T20, St George's Park - 14:30
March 12, Second T20, Kingsmead - 18:00
March 14, Third T20, Centurion - 18:00


08:00 - PICTURE

Wayne Parnell with two of his "biggest" fans... (Twitter)


TEAMS

South Africa:

Graeme Smith, Alviro Petersen, Hashim Amla, Faf du Plessis, AB de Villiers, JP Duminy, Ryan McLaren, Robin Peterson, Vernon Philander, Dale Steyn, Morne Morkel

Australia:

David Warner, Chris Rogers, Alex Doolan, Michael Clarke, Steven Smith, Moises Henriques, Brad Haddin, Mitchell Johnson, Peter Siddle, Ryan Harris, Nathan Lyon

UMPIRES

Richard Illingworth (England) and Aleem Dar (Pakistan)
TV umpire: Ian Gould (England)
Match referee: Roshan Mahanama (Sri Lanka)


Welcome to Sport24's LIVE scoring and interactive commentary on Day 1 of the first Test between South Africa and Australia at Centurion in Pretoria.


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