South Africa vs Australia 4th Test Day 2: Philander strikes thrice after Bavuma’s 95*

Vernon Philander three wickets South Africa Australia 4th Test Day 2 Johannesburg cricket

Vernon Philander dismissed Matt Renshaw, Peter Handscomb and Usman Khawaja

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Following an unbeaten 95 by South Africa batsman Temba Bavuma, pace bowler Vernon Philander took a three-wicket haul to keep the Proteas in complete control over Australia on the second day in Johannesburg.

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Du Plessis to return to training ahead of Australia Test series

Faf du Plessis training South Africa Australia Test series cricket

Faf du Plessis “will start batting tomorrow and we are hopeful he will come through that and be available to captain the team for the first test against Australia”

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South Africa captain Faf du Plessis will start training on Wednesday in a bid to prove his fitness in the lead-up to the four-Test series against South Africa, which begins on March 1 in Durban.

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De Villiers, De Kock set to be fit for start of Australia Test series

AB de Villiers fully fit South Africa Australia Test series cricket

AB de Villiers is likely to be fully fit when the Test series against Australia begins on March 1 in Durban

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South Africa batsman AB de Villiers and wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock are set to be fully fit for the start of the four-Test series against Australia on March 1, but doubts still linger over captain Faf du Plessis and middle-order batsman Temba Bavuma.

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South Africa vs Bangladesh 1st Test Day 4: South Africa seven wickets away from victory in Potchefstroom

South Africa seamer Morne Morkel removed Tamim Iqbal and Mominul Haque in the first over after Bangladesh were set 424 to win

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South Africa sliced through Bangladesh’s top order before the rain halted their charge on the fourth day of the first Test in Potchefstroom.

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