Australia stood at 147/2 at close on Day 1 of the third Test against South Africa with rain and bad light stealing plenty of time.
Australia vs South Africa 3rd Test, Day 1 Highlights: Leading the series 2-0, Australia head into Day 2 of the ongoing third Test against South Africa in control, despite bad light and rain interrupting the proceedings at the Sydney Cricket Ground
Australia vs South Africa, 3rd Test Day 1 Highlights: Usman Khawaja and Marnus Labuschagne hit half-centuries on a rain-hit opening day in Sydney. Only 47 overs were bowled due to wet weather and bad light.
Australia will aim to dish out another clinical display and complete a 3-0 sweep when they take on South Africa in the New Year’s Test in Sydney starting Wednesday.
Australia gained an unassailable 2-0 lead in the series after their six-wicket win in Brisbane followed by an even more lopsided innings-and-182-run victory in the Boxing Day Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
South Africa: Dean Elgar(c), Sarel Erwee, Rassie van der Dussen, Temba Bavuma, Khaya Zondo, Kyle Verreynne(w), Marco Jansen, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Lungi Ngidi, Simon Harmer, Lizaad Williams, Heinrich Klaasen, Gerald Coetzee
Australia: David Warner, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Steven Smith, Travis Head, Alex Carey(w), Ashton Agar, Pat Cummins(c), Nathan Lyon, Scott Boland, Josh Hazlewood, Marcus Harris, Matt Renshaw, Lance Morris