1st Test: Australia One Wicket Away From Victory
March 5 (CRICKETNMORE) - Australia need just one wicket to register victory in the first test. South Africa were hanging on at 293 for nine, still 124 runs short of a target of 417, when bad light stopped play on 4th day of the first test at Durban.
Earlier, Proteas’ opener Aiden Markram struck a magnificent century on Sunday, his third test century and by far his most prestigious.
Australia 351 and 227 (Cameron Bancroft 53; Keshav Maharaj 4/102) lead South Africa 162 and 293/9 (Aiden Markram 143, Quinton de Kock 81*; Mitchell Starc 4/74) by 124 runs
STUMPS, DAY 4: AUS need just 1 more wicket to win this match. SA 293/9, Starc 4/74, De Kock 81*, Morkel 0*, Markram 143. What a day of cricket! We're back at Kingsmead at 10am sharp. #SAvAUS #ProteaFire #SunfoilTest pic.twitter.com/yabrc8bH1r— Cricket South Africa (@OfficialCSA) March 4, 2018