Cricbuzz Prediction : Green takes 5 as Australia dominate second Test against South Africa

After the visitors were sent off for 189, the aggressive David Warner went unbeaten in the 100th Test with 32 and Marnus Labuschagne sat out for 5 to take the hosts to 45/1 on day one.

All-rounder Cameron Green scored a career-high five goals at the age of 27 as Australia beat South Africa’s weak batting force before dominating the second Test with a late run on Monday in Melbourne.

After the visitors were sent off for 189, aggressive David Warner went undefeated in his 100th Test with 32 and Marnus Labuschagne steered the hosts to his 45-to-1 with his Stumps on day one. failed with 5.

Usman Khawaja was eliminated in one fell swoop, but was caught by Kyle Verain in front of Kagiso Labada.

Australia won his first of his Tests last week with his three six wickets in his two days on Brisbane’s hostile green gabba his pitch.

The wickets at the Melbourne Cricket Ground were not well suited for bowlers, but captain Pat Cummins surprisingly chose where the team that won the toss usually bats first.

South African skipper Dean Elgar said he was embarrassed by the decision, but he proved inspired in front of 64,876 fans.

After a 5-67 breakdown, Verreynne and Marco Jansen launched a frenzied comeback with a brave 112-run stand.

But the Indians last week, his second-most expensive acquisition at his league auction, went into overdrive, with Steve his Verreynne on his 52 that Smith collected outside him. ended the partnership when it secured an advantage of

Two balls later Janssen left and wicketkeeper he was caught by Alex Carey for 59 from the green before the giant Australian Kagiso his Labada and Lungin Guidi bowled. Green banned 8 for 4 and Protea lost their last five wickets for ten runs.

initial pressure

South Africa started the day nervously, with Sarel Erwee and him losing cheaply to Theunis de Bruyn.

After 5,000 test runs, he was stunned just before lunch when Elgar and his veteran Temba Bavuma departed with the ball back to back.

They got into trouble with his 58-for-4 and the inexperienced middle order faced a difficult task.

Khaya his Zondo after lunch, Marnus labuchagne’s brilliant dive Thanks to his catch he was eliminated in 5 overs when he was eliminated at 5, the end seemed to be near before Verreynne in and Janssen caught up I was. On a sweltering day, Cummins popped some early questions, dropped Elgar for seven from his own bowling, and denied two big lbw calls against Sarel erwee.

Erwee lived a dangerous life and was no match for local hero Scott Borland.

Sailor, who had beaten England by his 6/7 in the relevant Test a year earlier, was met with great applause and made a breakthrough in two overs, with Khawaja making his catch low in his third slip. , removed erwee at his 18th.

The South African drummer has been under pressure lately, and as a senior player, Elgar knew he had to stay.

However, it was painful for the captain to survive, as Boland’s inside edge rolled the ball into the stumps, leaving the stirrups in place and being dropped by Nathan Lyon. Green took Australia’s second wicket when Theunis De Bruyn attempted a pull shot which was easily caught by wicketkeeper Carry.

Then disaster struck for a sluggish Elgar who passed unnecessarily by Labuschagne, who scored a single for 26, and Bavuma fell on the next ball, forcing Mitchell Stark into a carry.

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