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Australia v South Africa: Hosts claim six-wicket win in first Test inside two days in Brisbane

Pat Cummins
Australia Test captain Pat Cummins took 2-35 and 5-42 against South Africa
First Test, Brisbane Cricket Ground
South Africa 152 (Verreynne 64, Lyon 3-14) & 99 (Cummins 5-42)
Australia 218 (Head 92, Rabada 4-76) & 35-4 (Rabada 4-13)
Australia win by six wickets

Australia claimed victory over South Africa inside two days of the first Test as 19 wickets fell on the second day’s play in Brisbane.

Resuming on 145-5, Australia were bowled out for 218, before dismissing South Africa for just 99.

Captain Pat Cummins took 5-42 and Mitchell Starc 2-26 to leave Australia needing 34 runs to win.

The hosts chased down their target in 7.5 overs, despite pace bowler Kagiso Rabada’s 4-13.

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