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In pics: Australia vs South Africa, Adelaide Day 1

February 28, 2015, 12:02 PM IST
In pics: Australia vs South Africa, Adelaide Day 1

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David Warner took the South African bowlers to the cleaners with a 119 off 112 balls. (AP Photo)

In pics: Australia vs South Africa, Adelaide Day 1

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Michael Clarke slammed his second double century of the series. He and Warner added 155 runs for the fourth wicket to rescue the hosts, who were tottering at 55 for 3 at one time. (AP Photo)

In pics: Australia vs South Africa, Adelaide Day 1

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Jacques Kaliis celebrates with his team-mates the wicket of Ricky Ponting, whose bad run of form continues. (AP Photo)

In pics: Australia vs South Africa, Adelaide Day 1

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Morne Morkel is all pumped up after getting rid of Rob Quiney. (AP Photo)

In pics: Australia vs South Africa, Adelaide Day 1

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Jacques Kallis is leaving the field after a hamstring injury. He was out of action for the rest of the day. (AP Photo)

In pics: Australia vs South Africa, Adelaide Day 1

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Michael Hussey (103) and Clarke (224 not out) batted beautifully to further strengthen the Aussies. The hosts closed the day on 482 for 5 thanks to a 272-run stand between them. (AFP)

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2 New Zealand 2829 109
3 England 4366 104
4 South Africa 3177 102
5 Australia 3672 102
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2 India 7071 122
3 New Zealand 4837 112
4 Australia 5543 111
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