Graeme Smith hit an unbeaten century and Morne Morkel took a five-wicket haul to lead South Africa’s fightback on day two of the second cricket Test against Australia in Adelaide.
South Africa Test captain Graeme Smith will miss the ICC Champions Trophy in England and Wales next month because of an ankle injury, Cricket South Africa said.
South Africa and India, cricket’s two top-ranked teams, ended their three-match series all square after the third Test in Cape Town was drawn today.
South Africa defeated India by 10 wickets today in all-rounder Jacques Kallis’s last cricket Test to win the two-game series 1-0.
New Zealand upset South Africa by 49 runs in the quarterfinals of the Cricket World Cup as Jacob Oram took four wickets, and Ross Taylor and Jesse Ryder combined for 114 runs.
Centuries from Hashim Amla and captain Graeme Smith helped South Africa take control of the opening cricket Test against England.
Hashim Amla scored 150 as South Africa totaled 287-5 in its 50 overs against England in the second one-day cricket match in Southampton.
"American efforts to bring peace and stability have failed in Afghanistan, as insurgent attacks are now significantly more frequent than during the early years of the U.S. intervention."
- Graeme Smith on Dec 04, 2014