Cricket News sort by South Africa tour of Australia 2012-13

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...

The second day’s play at the Gabba was washed out by torrential rain with not a single ball bowled. It is only after a long gap of 14 years that an entire day’s play has been lost in a Test Match played in Australia.

South Africa will play in the opening Test at Gabba with just the ten batsmen as their left-hander JP Duminy has been ruled out of action with an accidental heel injury.

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.

Australia Vs South Africa, 1st Test at Gabba, Brisbane, Nov 9-14, 2012: Preview

The new World no.1 Test team South Africa will be challenged by hosts Australia in a 3-match Test Series that gets underway at the Gabba from the 9th of this month. Let us look at the history of various tours of South Africa down under.

A practice game by any visiting side is seen as an opportunity by that team to spend as much time as possible out in the middle. And if that is the criteria, South Africa should be pretty pleased with their performance in spite of the fact that Australia A had better returns of the two...

Mr. Twenty20 – Shane Watson as feared by Cricket Australia has broken down with injury prior of the important home Test Series against South Africa.

South Africa tour of Australia 2012, Practice Match: Australia A Vs South Africans at Sydney, Nov 2-4, 2012. Australia A: 480/7d & 13/1; South Africans: 277/6d (105 Ov); Match Drawn.