Proteas on fire in 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 yesterday.
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. — Sport24
Rilee Rossouw scored a brisk 77 after CA XI were rolled over