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Australia dominated the Adelaide Test for a major portion of the game, but South Africa batted credibly well on the last day to help the visitors escape with a draw.

South Africa pulled off a miraculous draw in the Second Test at the Adelaide Oval by batting out the entire final day’s play. The Proteas forced a draw with Australia tantalizingly falling short of a victory by two wickets.

South Africa battled hard on the third day’s play at Brisbane right till the end but the Aussies still hold the edge over them with an overall lead of 273 runs with still five wickets in hand.

South Africa aiming to go 1-0 up at Adelaide have been hit by a double injury blow. The visitors have lost their match-winning pace bowler Vernon Philander this morning through a stiff lower back.

The game of cricket has undergone a sea change from the 90’s to the current times. However, there have been a handful of cricketers who have played in the two eras, and, like greats do, have adapted their game according to the situation, and have succeeded like few others have.

The Gabba Test as expected petered out into a draw though South Africa had their anxious moments in saving the game.

It is said that the first innings of a Test often sets the tone as to which way the series would progress. And if that logic is applied to what has transpired in the Brisbane Test so far...

South Africa are in the driver’s seat in the Gabba Test after taking three quick wickets to rock the Australian top order. However, by the close of a long third day’s play...

South Africa finished the opening day’s play at a strong position of 255 for 2 with Hashim Amla and Jacques Kallis heading towards centuries.