Watch Australia vs South Africa 4th Test Day 3 Highlights 01-04-2018 Today – The afternoon started with South Africa on 313 for 6. They batted on, and on, and on, and published 488, the maximum total made at a Test at the Wanderers as 2003. The afternoon ended with Australia around 110 for 6 response, following Vernon Philander headed a powerful bowling screen with three wickets. Just two Australians had reached double figures and in stumps they had been relying on fresh captain Tim Paine, that had been on 5, and Pat Cummins, on 7, also averting the follow-on was nevertheless 179 runs off.
Australia’s top order was virtually unrecognisable in the corresponding set in Cape Town. Joe Burns and Matt Renshaw started, the very first time Australia had changed both grills in the prior Test since the onset of this 2013 Ashes, when Chris Rogers and Shane Watson walked outside. The tour of India before that year had finished with David Warner and Ed Cowan since the opening set, but Cowan was demoted to No.3 and Warner was suspended because of his bar fracas with Joe Root.
It was a challenging afternoon for Australia’s new-look batting order. Obviously, maybe not the type of tough afternoon that their old-look batting order was having this week. But when a lot has changed as the Cape Town Test, South Africa’s dominance has stayed the continuous them. The only bad thing which may be said about South Africa on the next day was that the inability of the reduced order to help capture Temba Bavuma his next Test ton. As lower points move, that’s stratospheric.
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