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South Africa Trails Australia by 273 Runs in Second Cricket Test

November 24, 2012

Rory Kleinveldt claimed three late wickets as South Africa kept alive its chance of winning the second cricket Test against Australia in Adelaide.

Kleinveldt took 3-14 yesterday as Australia was reduced to 111-5 at stumps on day three to lead by 273 runs. Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel also took a wicket each after the host team started its second innings 77-0.

Earlier, Faf du Plessis scored 78 and Jacques Kallis had 58 as South Africa finished with 388 in response to Australia’s first-innings’ 550. The two shared a 93-run partnership to rescue the Proteas from 250-7.

Australia resumes today with Michael Clarke on nine and Michael Hussey on five.

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Bob Bensch at bbensch@bloomberg.net


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