South Africa defeated Australia 2-1 in the three-match Test series played in the latter’s home ground. While the Proteas could not inflict a whitewash as the Aussies fought back hard in the dead rubber at Adelaide, in the day-night encounter, the visitors were still the superior of the two teams
Amidst all the talk about pitches being unfair for batting, India proved on day two at the Feroz Shah Kotla in Delhi that it was possible to do well with the willow even on spinning surfaces, if only batsmen applied themselves
Debutant Kyle Abbott with his steady fast medium bowling demolished Pakistan with dream figures of 7 for 29 in 11.4 overs on Test match Debut to have Pakistan staring at a defeat going into the third day. Pakistan following on in their second innings have already lost a wicket and have a deficit of 239 runs to clear.