Sunfoil Series Weekend Wrap Up

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The second Sunfoil test series between Australia and South Africa began on Friday where Rabada showed remarkable play to help the home team get back on the race of winning the series at St. George’s Park.

The visitors won the toss and chose to bat which at first seemed they were very comfortable as David Warner and Cameron Bancroft put on 98 for the first wicket and Steve Smith and Shaun Marsh a further 44 for the fourth.

Rabada become the hereo of the day as he was out to attack,he took 5/36 in 8 overs and he took his 5 wickets in the space of 18 balls for just 13 runs.

Lungile Ngidi and Vernon Philander  shared 5 wickets between them to put Proteas in a better position to win the match.

Second day Proteas had to make sure they have a good play in order to be in the race of winning the Sunfoil series Ab De Villers half century was a good start of the day. Despite Rabada’s heroic play onn Friday Proteas were still straggling to take the lead.

Dean Elgar and Hashim Alma were also able to score half centuries, Elgar made 57 off 197 balls,6 fours and Amla 56 off 148 balls, also 6 fours.

Sunday Australia had to chase a 382/8 score made by South Africa and the day ended  Australia ahead by 45 runs but only have five wickets remaining when they resume their second innings on Monday.