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In pics: Australia vs South Africa, Adelaide Day 2

February 28, 2015, 12:02 PM IST
In pics: Australia vs South Africa, Adelaide Day 2

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[caption id="attachment_891764"] Graeme Smith scored his 26th Test ton to lead South Africa's strong reply to Australia's 550 on the second day of the second Test in Adelaide. [/caption]

In pics: Australia vs South Africa, Adelaide Day 2

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[caption id="attachment_891765"] Morne Morkel cleaned up the Australian tail to help South Africa stage a brilliant fightback; he took five wickets. [/caption]

In pics: Australia vs South Africa, Adelaide Day 2

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Autralian bowlers didn't get much help from the wicket and Pattinson gave away too many runs.

In pics: Australia vs South Africa, Adelaide Day 2

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Smith, who got a reprieve on 46 when Matthew Wade missed a stumping chance off Michael Clarke, added 138 runs with Alviro Petersen for the opening stand before the latter ran himself out for 54.

In pics: Australia vs South Africa, Adelaide Day 2

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David Warner was the only successfull bowler for Australia as he picked the wicket of Hashim Amla.

In pics: Australia vs South Africa, Adelaide Day 2

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[caption id="attachment_891769"] The visitors were 217 for 2 at the close of play with Smith (111) and Jacques Rudolph (25) at the crease. [/caption]

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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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