South African hopes will ride on AB de Villiers © Getty Images
South African hopes will ride on AB de Villiers © Getty Images

 

 

Mar 5, 2014

 

Australia go in the last day of Day five needing six wickets to clinch the match and series in Newlands, Cape Town. South Africa‘s chances hang by a thread and would certainly require the services of their brilliant batsmen AB de Villiers and Faf du Plessis.

 

The hosts were staring at defeat at close of play on day four with the score at  71 for 4 , done in by some in by an outstanding display of bowling by Australia , who ran though the hosts’ top order for the second time in the match.

 

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South Africa were blown out of water by the awe inspiring bowling of Ryan Harris and Mitchell Johnson, who rattling the uninspiring top order in no time, shortly after they were put into bat after Michael Clarke declared the innings after yet another demolition job by David Warner, notching up his second hundred of the match.