Search

Australia vs South Africa 1st Test 2022 Highlights

Watch the highlights of Australia vs South Africa 1st Test 2022 - South Africa tour of Australia 3-match Test series of the 1st Test match played between South Africa and Australia at Brisbane Cricket Ground, Woolloongabba, Brisbane in 17th December to 18th December 2022.

Australia vs South Africa 1st Test 2022 Highlights
Travis Head and Steven Smith counterattacked superbly © Cricket Australia via Getty Images

Travis Head, Pay Cummins, Scott Boland and Mitchell Starc guided Australia comfortable six-wicket victory over South Africa, despite a Kagiso Rabada's attack and take a 1-0 lead inside two days in a low-scoring game of the first Test match.

Match Stats :
  • Australia chased 34 was their fourth lowest successful run-chase against South Africa in Test matches.
  • South Africa's 99 was their joint ninth lowest score against Australia in Test matches, it is the third South Africa all-out for 99 against Australia in Tests and It is their third worst total in Australia in Tests.
  • South Africa's 152 was their ninth lowest score in Australia in Tests.
  • 866-balls : six sessions as 34 wickets fell in fewer than 145 overs - the second-shortest Test in Australia after 656-balls between these same opponents at Melbourne in 1932.
  • This is the third time between Australia and South Africa match completed under two days - This is the 24th shortest match by terms of days in Test matches, Australia have been involved in 12 of the 24 and South Africa ten times.

* Pace bowling attack from Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins and Scott Boland help Australia restricted to South Africa 152 before Travis Head's quick-fire 78* as Australia edge ahead on 15-wicket opening day in the first Test match.

* Once more Pace bowing Attack from Pat Cummins' five-for, Scott Boland and Mitchell Starc's each two wickets helped to South Africa collapse for 99 and Australia comfortable six-wicket victory over South Africa, despite a devastating bowling spell from Kasigo Rabada's four-for in a chaotic 19-wicket day of the first Test match.


South Africa 1st Innings scored 152 for all-out in 48.2 overs with top scorer by Kyle Verreynne struck 64 off 96-balls including 8-fours & a six.

Temba Bavuma scored 38 off 70-balls including 3-fours, Sarel Erwee 10 and Kagiso Rabada 10 not out.

1st Innings Australia best bowler by Nathan Lyon picked up 3-wickets for 14-runs in 8-overs including two maidens, Mitchell Starc takes 3-wickets for 41-runs in 14-overs included a maiden, Scott Boland and Pay Cummins both took 2-wickets.

Australia 1st Innings scored 218 for all-out in 50.3 overs with top scorer by Travis Head hammered a 92 off 96-balls - who fell eight-run short of his century - including 13-fours & a six with strike rate of 95.83.

Steve Smith scored 36 off 68-balls including three boundaries, Alex Carey 22 not out and Cameron Green 18.

1st Innings South Africa best bowlers by Kagiso Rabada claimed a 4-wickets for 76-runs in 17.3-overs including a maiden, Marco Jansen picked up 3-wickets for 32-runs in 9-overs included a maiden, Anrich Nortje took 2-wickets and one for Lungi Ngidi.

South Africa 2nd Innings scored 99 for all-out in 37.4 overs with top scorer by Khaya Zondo cracked a unbeaten 36 off 85-balls including 6-fours.

Temba Bavuma scored 29 off 61-balls including three boundaries and Keshav Maharaj hit 16 off 18-balls included 3-fours.

2nd Innings Australia best bowler by Pat Cummins claimed a 5-wicket haul for 42-runs in 12.4-overs including three maidens, Scott Boland, Mitchell Starc both took 2-wickets and one for Nathan Lyon.

Australia chased 35-4 in 7.5 overs with top scorer by Steve Smith 6, Marnus Labuschagne 5 not out and David Warner 3.

2nd Innings South Africa best bowler by Kagiso Rabada claimed a 4-wickets for 13-runs in 4-overs including a maiden.


Day 2 Highlights

Day 1 Highlights
Copyright - Third Party Reference Inline Linking Embedded Videos from cricket.com.au