Cricket-Australia v South Africa - third test scoreboard

Nov 30 (Reuters) - Scoreboard at close of play on the

opening day of the third and final test between Australia and

South Africa at the WACA in Perth on Friday:

South Africa won the toss and elected to bat

G. Smith c Clarke b Watson 16

A. Petersen b Starc 30

H. Amla run out 11

J. Kallis b Starc 2

AB de Villiers c Clarke b Hastings 4

D. Elgar c Wade b Johnson 0

F. du Plessis not out 78

R. Peterson c Wade b Lyon 31

V. Philander c Hussey b Lyon 30

D. Steyn b Johnson 2

M. Morkel c Hastings b Lyon 17

Extras (lb-2, w-2) 4

Total (all out, 74 overs) 225

Fall of wickets: 1-38 2-61 3-63 4-67 5-67 6-75 7-132 8-196

9-206

Bowling: Starc 16-3-55-2, Hastings 20-2-51-1, Watson

9-2-22-1 (w-1), Johnson 17-3-54-2 (w-1), Lyon 12-1-41-3

Australia first innings

D. Warner not out 12

E. Cowan c Kallis b Steyn 0

S. Watson lbw b Philander 10

N. Lyon not out 7

Extras (lb-4) 4

Total (for two wickets, 11 overs) 33

Fall of wickets: 1-3 2-18

To bat: R. Ponting, M. Clarke, M. Hussey, M. Wade, M.

Johnson, M. Starc, J. Hastings.

Bowling: Steyn 6-2-21-1, Philander 4-0-8-1, Morkel 1-1-0-0

Series all square after drawn tests in Brisbane and

Adelaide.

(Compiled by Nick Mulvenney, editing by Amlan Chakraborty)

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