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Australia vs South Africa 2nd Test 2022 HighlightsIf

Watch the highlights of Australia vs South Africa 2nd Test 2022 - South Africa tour of Australia 3-match Test series of the 2nd Test match played between South Africa and Australia at Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne  in 26th December to 29th December 2022.

Australia vs South Africa 2nd Test 2022 HighlightsIf
David Warner celebrates his double-century on his 100th match © Getty Images and Cricket Australia

Cameron Green, David Warner, Alex Carey sets up to Australia crushing innings and 182-run victory over South Africa and took an unassailable 2-0 lead to seal the series in a one-sided boxing day Test of the second Test match.

Match Stats :
  • Australia's innings and 182-run win was their fifth largest victory by terms of innings & runs against South Africa in Test matches.
  • Australia registered a first home series win against South Africa since the 2005-06.
  • Cameron Green became the first Australian player to take a Boxing Day five-wicket haul in Test matches since Shane Warne, on a day the legend was honoured at the MCG.
  • David Warner became second Australian batsman to score a 100 in their 100th match in Test cricket after Ricky Ponting, where he struck both innings centuries on his 100th Test match and overall the tenth player in Tests.
  • David Warner became the only the second batsman to score a double-hundred in their 100th match in Test cricket history after Joe Root's 218 against India at Chennai in the last year.
  • Alex Carey became the first wicket-keeper to score a century at MCG in Tests since Rod Marsh in 1977.
  • Australia's 575 was their fourth highest score against South Africa in Test matches and It is their joint fifth highest total at MCG in Tests.

* Cameron Green's boxing day five-for puts Australia in control after fifties from Kyle Verreynne and Marco Jansen added 112 for South Africa on the opening day of the second Test match.

* David Warner's historic double-hundred leads Australia take a 197-run first innings lead in the day 2 of the second Test match.

* Alex Carey's maiden century and Cameron Green's defiant fifty as Australia make the massive total of 575-8 for declared, Pat Cummins struck early with the ball before rain curtailed Australia's final-session push in the day 3 of the second Test match.

* Australia triumph boxing day Test against South Africa by innings 182-runs to secure a series in the day 4 of the second Test match.


South Africa 1st Innings scored 189 for all-out in 68.4 overs with top scorer by Marco Jansen struck 59 off 136-balls including 10-fours.

Kyle Verreynne scored 52 off 99-balls including three boundaries, Dean Elgar 26 and Sarel Erwee 18.

1st innings Australia best bowler by Cameron Green claimed a career-best 5-wicket haul for 27-runs in 10.4-overs including three maidens, Mitchell Starc took 2-wickets and one for Scott Boland - Nathan Lyon.

Australia 1st Innings scored 575-8 for declared in 145 overs with top scorer by David Warner retired hurt for 200 off 254-balls - which was his 3rd Test double-hundred & his first double-century against South Africa in Tests - including 16-fours & 2-sixes with strike rate of 78.74.

Alex Carey hammered a 111 off 149-balls - which was his 1st ODI hundred - including 13-fours, Steve Smith struck 85 off 161-balls including 9-fours & a six.

Travis Head hammered a 51 off 55-balls included 7-fours & a six with strike rate of 92.72, Cameron Green scored a unbeaten 51 off 177-balls included five boundaries and Nathan Lyon blasted a 25 off 17-balls including 3-fours & a six with strike rate of 147.05.

1st Innings South Africa best bowler by Anrich Nortje picked up 3-wickets, Kagiso Rabada took 2-wickets and one for Marco Jansen - Lungi Ngidi.

South Africa 2nd Innings scored 204 for all-out in 68.5 overs with top scorer by Temba Bavuma struck 65 off 144-balls including 6-fours.

Kyle Verreynne cracked a 33 off 40-balls including 5-fours, Theunis de Bruyn scored 28 off 68-balls included two boundaries, Sarel Erwee 21 and Lungi Ngidi 19.


2nd Innings Australia best bowler by Nathan Lyon picked up 3-wickets, Scott Boland takes 2-wickets, Steve Smith, Pat Cummins and Mitchell Starc each took one-wickets.

David Warner named Player of the match for his quick-fire batting performance to smashed a 200-runs on his 100th Test match.


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