Best performances - Batsmen
Player Of The Match
Hours of play (local time)
SOUTH AFRICA 311(97.5 OVERS)1ST INNINGS AUSTRALIA 255(69.5 OVERS)1ST INNINGS SOUTH AFRICA 373(112.2 OVERS)2ND INNINGS
Scorer: Ranjith P | Commentator: Andrew Miller
Morne Morkel has waited 12 years for a day like this, a day when he could stand out and revel in the highest high of his career
The country's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull called the ball-tampering incident in Cape Town a "shocking disappointment"
It's beyond ball tampering. It's about how they want to play the game.
The Bancroft incident in Cape Town is not the first time a cricket ball has been tampered with using a foreign object. Can you match these objects with the players involved?
Wicketkeeper Tim Paine will lead the side for the last two days of the contest, and Smith and Warner will play under him
No. of times AB de Villiers has made two fifty-plus scores in the same Tests, including this match. The last he did so was way back in 2011. SA have lost two of the previous 4 times he scored 50+ in both inns.
Wickets for Morne Morkel in Tests. He has become the fifth for South Africa after Donald, Pollock, Ntini and Steyn to complete 300 wickets.
No. of times Dean Elgar has carried his bat in a Test inns, including this Test. He equals Desmond Haynes who had also done it three times.
Pat Cummins' spell in the third session on day one in which he picked up 4 wickets for 8 runs in 8 overs. He rattled through the middle-order dismissing De Villiers, Du Plessis Bavuma and De Kock in that spell.
Faf du Plessis' average in this series, which is his second-lowest in any Test series. He averaged 8.57 in the series against India in 2015-16 which is his lowest.
No. of 50+ scores for AB de Villiers in 7 Tests since his return. He averages over 55 in these matches.
No. of times Hashim Amla has got out to Josh Hazlewood in Tests, in 9 innings. Only Broad has dismissed Amla on more occasions, 8 times in 29 inns.