Watch Australia vs South Africa 2nd Test Match Live Score Card with ball by ball live commentary and updates. South Africa tour of Australia is at full swing now with the start of 2nd test match at Adelaide, Australia. Australia won the toss and Warner splendid knock as an opener given Aussies a good start in the test. Clarke once again playing a captain knock. Watch SA vs AUS 2nd Test Live Score Card 2012.
Australia vs South Africa 2nd Test Live
Although the 1st test match between Australia and South Africa ends in a draw but both teams get some positive things from that match. Australia are the happiest side as they fight back strongly after a bad 1st day. South Africa are little bit disappointing after they failed to convert good work of Amla and Kallis into a huge total. Their bowlers were also not able to pick wickets but Australian bowlers manage to pick 15 wickets of South Africa.
Ed Cowan, M Clarke and M Hussey batted with authority and put South Africa attack all over the park. We all are hoping for the exciting match and if their will be the result in this match than we could end up in a close finish. South Africa just manages to miss a trick to play Imran Tahir in the last match. And now it is a big chance for him to lay in this match. Duminy is also going to miss the whole tour due to injury he can be replaced by Faf du Plessis. Australia has yet to decide about Shane Watson whether he should play or not. M Starc also might get a game to add a variety in their attack. South Africa did not play in this ground in last ten 10 years. Both Captains looks very positive and wants to do well in any conditions.
Despite showing the powerful performance in the 1st test Australia are little bit concern about their top order who struggle against the South Africa fast bowlers on the batting friendly wicket. Warner, Quieny and Ponting all failed to score big runs. Clarke alongwith Cowan and Hussey managed to pull Australia out of the disastrous start. Quieny can be replaced by Watson at no 3 slot if Watson can pass the fitness test. Australia bowlers fought hard on the 1st day when they only manages to took 2 wickets Of South African but they bounce back strongly to take all 10 wickets in the 1st innings and 5 wickets in the 2nd innings. J Pattinson and P Siddle are the two successive bowlers for the home side. B Hifenhass struggle little bit but he will be getting 1 more chance. But there is a little chance that he could be replaced by M Starc. N Lyon will earn his place as they have no other spinning options in the side.
South Africa has lots of things to look up before this match they struggle to got all 10 wickets in the 1st innings as they have the World Best fast bowling attack and the 2 of their bowlers are in the top 2 spot in the ICC rankings. In batting only Amla and Kallis manage to show some resistance against the young Australian bowlers. Smith and A Petersen struggle against the new ball in both innings. They suffered a huge loss in the form of Duminy. But they are the no 1 test side and have ability to bounce back strongly. So it could be the test match to watch out for the viewers. Kleiveldt can be replaced by Imran Tahir to add up the spinning option. They 4th seamer work will be held by Kallis.