Proteas on fire in Adelaide

2016-10-23 12:40
Vernon Philander (AFP)

Adelaide - South Africa took maximum value from the first two-day match of their Australian tour as they swiftly bowled out a youthful Cricket Australia XI on Sunday.

Full scorecard

The Proteas batted first, compiling 415 before being dismissed in the 90th over of the first day.

Quinton de Kock retired on 122, JP Duminy scored 97 and Hashim Amla retired on 51.

Arjun Nair, Ryan Lees and Tom O’Donnell each picked up two wickets for the CA XI.

In reply, the CA XI was dismissed for just 103 on day two, with South Africa’s five quicks - Dale Steyn, Vernon Philander, Kagiso Rabada, Morne Morkel and Kyle Abbott - each picking up two wickets.

CA XI skipper Matthew Short scored 57 of his side’s total before being the last man dismissed.

South Africa batted a second time, reaching 5-181 in 44 overs before the match ended in a draw.

Rilee Roussow top-scored with 77 retired, with four CA XI bowlers each picking up a wicket.

De Kock was named man-of-the-match.

Read more on:    proteas  |  dale steyn  |  vernon philander  |  cricket

What To Read Next


Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming

Sunday, 30 September 2018
South Africa v Zimbabwe, , Kimberley 10:00
Wednesday, 03 October 2018
South Africa v Zimbabwe, , Bloemfontein 11:00
Saturday, 06 October 2018
South Africa v Zimbabwe, Paarl 13:00
Previous Results

Date Match Result

The 12-month ban handed down to Steve Smith and David Warner and the 9-month sanction for Cameron Bancroft for their ball-tampering roles, is ...

Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...


The 2018/19 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

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.