Aus collapse despite great beginning

Steyn took four for 64 in 18 overs to help South     Africa bowl out Australia for 296 in reply to hosts’ first innings of 266. South Africa's second innings was cut short by bad light after just four balls with the hosts 0 without loss.

Australian openers Shane Watson and Phil Hughes earlier both scored 88 as the visitors soared to 174 for nought, before crashing in the afternoon session as South Africa's bowling improved considerably. Seamer Vernon Philander started the collapse when he forced Hughes to edge to first slip, where AB de Villiers held on to a sharp head-high catch.

Score Board

SOUTH AFRICA (I Innings): 266
AUSTRALIA (I Innings):
Watson c Imran Tahir b Kallis    88   
Hughes c De Villiers b Philander    88   
Khawaja lbw b Steyn    12   
Ponting lbw b Steyn    0   
Clarke c De Villiers b Morkel    11   
Hussey b Steyn    20   
Haddin lbw b Imran Tahir    16   
Johnson (not out)    38   
Siddle b Imran Tahir    0   
Cummins c Boucher b Steyn    2   
Lyon lbw b Imran Tahir    2   
Extras (LB-8, B-4, W-3, NB-4)    19   
Total (all out, 76.4 overs)    296   
Fall of wickets: 1-174, 2-192, 3-193, 4-212, 5-228, 6-233, 7-255, 8-255, 9-285.
Bowling: Steyn 18-3-64-4, Philander 15-4-47-1 (nb-1, w-1), Morkel 17-4-62-1 (nb-3, w-1), Kallis 13-2-56-1 (1w), Tahir 13.4-2-55-3.    
SOUTH AFRICA (II Innings):
Smith (batting)    0   
Rudolph (batting)    0   
Total (for no loss, 0.4 over)    0
Bowling: Johnson 0.4-0-0-0

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