Shaun Marsh injury covers for flawed commitment to Test selection errors - The Guardian

Steve Smith's Australian side was thoroughly outplayed by an injury-depleted South Africa at the Waca but would have persisted with the same 12 players for the second Test in Hobart were it not for injuries. Photograph: Paul Kane/Getty Images. Cricket ...

Outrage over veteran Channel Nine and ex-cricket star Ian Chappell's 'racist' comment about SA hero Kagiso Rabada - dailytelegraph.com.au

FORMER Australian Test captain Ian Chappell has come under fire for a comment that has offended South African viewers watching the first Test at the WACA. Chappell was commenting on play for Channel 9 when South African rising star Kagiso Rabada ...

South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis says WACA Test loss may open old wounds for Australians - ABC Online

South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis believes his side's crushing Test win over Australia has opened up old wounds in Darren Lehmann's vulnerable outfit. The Proteas will take a 1-0 lead into the second Test in Hobart after demolishing Australia by 177 ...

I'm sleeping with him tonight: Du Plessis says about Rabada - Deccan Chronicle

Rabada produced a fine performance in the fourth innings of the match, to help SA win by 177 runs. (Photo: AP). Perth: South Africa captain is more than happy with young speedster Kagiso Rabada, who played a major part in the Proteas' 177-run win over ...

'Credit goes to this man': Kagiso Rabada leads South Africa over Australia - The National

Skipper Faf du Plessis hailed one of the best wins of his career after Kagiso Rabada's five-wicket haul led South Africa to a remarkable turnaround victory in the first Test against Australia on Monday. Set a mammoth victory target of 539, the home ...

Kagiso Rabada ready to shoulder Steyn responsibility - Times of India

PERTH: Young South African paceman Kagiso Rabada said he is ready to shoulder extra responsibility in the wake of Dale Steyn's shoulder injury after his man-of-the-match performance in the first Test victory over Australia on Monday. Strike bowler ...

Beaten Australia call up Burns, uncapped Ferguson - Times of India

PERTH: Australia added Joe Burns and the uncapped Callum Ferguson to their squad for the second Test against South Africa on Monday after opener Shaun Marsh was ruled out with a broken finger. Australia had originally named an unchanged 12 for the ...

Australia vs South Africa: Hosts fall short despite spirited chase as Proteas take 1-0 series lead with 177-run victory - The Independent

Kagiso Rabada claimed five wickets to lead South Africa to a 177-run victory over Australia in the first Test at Perth. Australia put up a brave fight chasing a notional 539 for victory with half-centuries from Usman Khawaja and Peter Nevill but ...

Australia suffers first Test loss on home soil in 28 years after South Africa claimed victory at the WACA - dailytelegraph.com.au

DARREN Lehmann and Steve Smith are now under unprecedented pressure as the heads of Australian cricket following Monday's humiliation at the WACA. Australia has now slumped to four straight Test defeats and history suggests that when the Test side ...

Paceman Kagiso Rabada fires South Africa to victory over Australia - South China Morning Post

South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis described Kagiso Rabada's performance as “phenomenal” after the young paceman helped turn a parlous situation in the first cricket test against Australia into a thumping 177-run victory on Monday. The tourists had ...

Australia v South Africa: Shaun Marsh out of second Test with broken finger; Joe Burns, Callum Ferguson in squad - ABC Online

Australia's day went from bad to worse after losing the first Test against South Africa, with Shaun Marsh ruled out for the next clash in Hobart. Marsh broke his left pinky finger in the third one-day international in Sri Lanka earlier this year and re ...

Australia vs South Africa, 1st Test, Perth: South Africa beat Australia by 177 runs at the WACA - Times of India

PERTH: Paceman Kagiso Rabada took 5-92 as South Africa completed an emphatic 177-run victory over Australia in the first Test at the WACA on Monday after dismissing the hosts for 361 just before tea on the final day. The tourists claimed a third ...

Shaun Marsh ruled out of 2nd Test against South Africa - Cricbuzz

Australian opener Shaun Marsh has been ruled out of the second Test against South Africa, to be played in Hobart from November 12, due to a broken finger. Joe Burns and Callum Ferguson have been added to the squad. The injury setback has come on the ...

Perth Test: Kagiso Rabada takes five wickets as South Africa defeat Australia - Hindustan Times

South Africa were closing on an emphatic victory at lunch on the final day of the first test on Monday after removing Usman Khawaja, Mitchell Marsh and Mitchell Starc to leave Australia on 263 for seven, still 275 runs behind. cricket Updated: Nov 07 ...

Australia v South Africa: First Test at the WACA - day five, as it happened - ABC Online

Australia has started its three-Test series against South Africa with a resounding loss at the WACA. Look back at how day five unfolded in our live blog. Live blog. Note: This is a blog. Posts are organised by date with the newest posts at the top ...

Kagiso Rabada rocks WACA, Aussies 4-169 - Wide World of Sports

South Africa left Australia needing a world-record 539 to win the first Test at the WACA after scoring 8-540 in their second innings. 1 / 21. +><. Australia need record score to win Test NOW. Australia need record score to win Test. 'Garry' gives the ...

Australia v/s South Africa | 1st Test, Day 5: Live streaming and where to watch in India - Daily News & Analysis

Kagiso Rabada took three wickets and Temba Bavuma produced a stunning piece of fielding as South Africa closed in on a first test victory by reducing Australia to 169 for four, still 369 runs behind, at the end of the fourth day on Sunday. The hosts ...

Australia v South Africa: Australian focus on runs to be chased rather than Test to be saved - ABC Online

It is for good reason that broadcasters snap up recently-retired players to serve as expert commentators as soon as they've given it away. Logically, they are perfectly placed to share what is technically required to play at the highest level. But what ...

Peter Siddle faces competition for second Test spot against South Africa - The Guardian

Peter Siddle's drop in pace as the match wore on was most noticeable when the temperature hit 37 degrees on Saturday. Photograph: Paul Kane/Getty Images. Australia cricket team. Peter Siddle faces competition for second Test spot against South Africa.

Australia know they must stifle Kagiso Rabada's brilliance on final day of first Test against South Africa - The Independent

Australia face a test of their mettle on the final day of the opening Test against South Africa. Chasing a notional total of 539 to win in Perth, the home side know this is a salvation mission and will resume day five on 169 for four. They are 370 ...