Faf du Plessis completed his 5th Century.Australia – 14/0,reply to S.Africa 259-9 dec1 min read
South African captain Faf du Plessis completed his 5th test century against Australia in Adelaide Oval. When he walked to the crease, things were against him. Australian bowler on top and the pink ball was swinging,the score was 44/3.
Australia were 14/0 opening day of the third day-night Test at the Adelaide Oval on Thursday.
Earlier South Africa won the toss and elected to bat first in Adelaide oval.John Hazlewood was proving the destroyer with four wickets for 36. South Africa lost their first wicket on 7th over when D Elgar caught in the slip the wicket on a beauty of Mitchell Starc.South Africa was in trouble after wicket of Amla & Duminy.Steve Cook had an early reprieve to go on to score 40 before he fell to Mitchell Starc.
Cook was also lbw by Mitchell starc when he was on four but he was called back to the crease when replays picked up a front-foot no-ball bowled by Starc.
Temba Bavuma also failed to get a start when he caught by wade onJackson Bird delivery as South Africa struggled to 117 for five.
Inform batsman De Kock made 24(33),he is also caught by wicketkeeper Matt Wade bowled by hazelwood.
After recalled in national team for Peter Nevil,Wade had taken four catches.
Australia are fighting off the threat of their sixth straight Test defeat, after losing 3-0 in Sri Lanka in July and August and 0-2 behind in the series against South Africa.