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Pacemen keep Proteas in the game

Adelaide, Nov 24, 2012, Reuters:

South Africa's pacemen routed Australia's batsmen with five late wickets to leave the hosts reeling at 111 for five at the close of day three on Saturday and give the tourists faint hope of pulling off an unlikely victory in the second Test.

Dismissed for 388 at tea to trail Australia's massive first innings total by 162 runs, Rory Kleinveldt took three wickets in a withering pace assault, with fellow quicks Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel taking a wicket each as the Adelaide Oval pitch bared its teeth late in the day.
First innings hero Michael Clarke and Mike Hussey survived a nervous few overs as shadows crept across the ground, with the hosts stuttering to a still-precarious 273-run lead.

Clarke was on nine, with Hussey on five after a pulsating day in hot conditions.
David Warner and Ed Cowan pushed the lead to 239, before Kleinveldt ended their 77-run opening stand amid a superb burst of swing bowling.


Kleinveldt, a late selection following a back injury to Vernon Philander, removed Warner for 41, the pugnacious opener miscuing a swipe off his pads to produce a simple catch to Du Plessis at extra cover.

The two-Test paceman Kleinveldt then had Rob Quiney feathering an edge to wicketkeeper AB de Villiers in the same over, the Australian number three slumping to his second duck of the test following a nine in his sole innings in Brisbane.

Kleinveldt made it a third in quick succession by bowling Cowan through the gate, before Dale Steyn had the out-of-form Ricky Ponting out for 16 when the former Australia captain played onto his stumps.

Nightwatchman Peter Siddle strode out to the crease to meet Clarke but headed back quickly, managing just one run.

Score board

Australia (I Innings): 550
South Africa (I Innings, O/n 217/2):
Smith c Wade b Siddle    122
Petersen (run out)    54
Amla st Wade b Warner    11
Rudolph c Quiney b Lyon    29
De Villiers lbw Siddle    1
Du Plessis c Clarke b Hilfenhaus    78
Steyn c Ponting b Hilfenhaus    1
Kleinveldt b Hilfenhaus    0
Kallis c Wade b Clarke    58
Morkel b Lyon    6
Tahir (not out)    10
Extras (B-7, LB-2, W-3, Nb-6)    18
Total (all out, 124.3 overs)    388
Fall of wickets: 1-138, 2-169, 3-233, 4-233, 5-240, 6-246, 7-250, 8-343, 9-352.
Bowling: Hilfenhaus 19.3-6-49-3, Pattinson 9.1-0-41-0, Lyon 44-7-91-2, Siddle 30.5-6-130-2, Clarke 7-1-22-1, Hussey 1-0-7-0, Warner 5-0-27-1, Quiney 8-3-12-0.
Australia (II Innings):
Cowan b Kleinveldt    29
Warner c du Plessis b Kleinveldt    41
Quiney c de Villiers b Kleinveldt    0
Ponting b Steyn    16
Clarke (batting)    9
Siddle c de Villiers b Morkel    1
Hussey (batting)    5
Extras (LB-7, NB-3)    10
Total (for 5 wkts, 32 overs)     111
Fall of wickets: 1-77, 2-77, 3-91, 4-98, 5-103.
Bowling: Steyn 10-4-28-1, Morkel 9-2-24-1, Tahir 7-1-38-0, Kleinveldt 6-1-14-3.

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