Australia tour of South Africa 2018

FIXTURES RESULTS SQUADS GROUNDS

Australia tour of South Africa 2018 Facts

Dates 22 February – 3 April 2018
Captains  F du Plessis (c) (South Africa) Steve Smith (c) (Australia)

Schedule

  • Thu Feb 22 – Sat Feb 24 10:00 local (08:00 GMT | 13:30 IST)
    Cricket South Africa Invitation XI v Australia
    Willowmoore Park, Benoni
  • Thu Mar 1 – Mon Mar 5 10:00 local (08:00 GMT | 13:30 IST)
    1st Test – South Africa v Australia
    Kingsmead, Durban
  • Fri Mar 9 – Tue Mar 13 10:00 local (08:00 GMT | 13:30 IST)
    2nd Test – South Africa v Australia
    St George’s Park, Port Elizabeth
  • Thu Mar 22 – Mon Mar 26 10:00 local (08:00 GMT | 13:30 IST)
    3rd Test – South Africa v Australia
    Newlands, Cape Town
  • Fri Mar 30 – Tue Apr 3 10:00 local (08:00 GMT | 13:30 IST)
    4th Test – South Africa v Australia

Results

  • Tour Match: South Africa A v Australia at Benoni – Feb 22-24, 2018
    South Africa A 220 and 248; Australia 329 and 140/5 (29.3 ov, target: 140)
    Australia won by 5 wickets
  • 1st Test: South Africa v Australia at Durban – Mar 1-5, 2018
    Toss: Australia , elected to bat first
    Australia 351 and 227; South Africa 162 and 298 (92.4 ov, target: 417)
    Australia won by 118 runs
    Player Of The Match: Mitchell Starc
    Series result: Australia led the 4-match series 1-0
  • 2nd Test: South Africa v Australia at Port Elizabeth – Mar 9-13, 2018
  • Australia 243 and 239; South Africa 382 and 102/4 (22.5 ov, target: 101)
    South Africa won by 6 wickets
  • 3rd Test: South Africa v Australia at Cape Town – Mar 22-25, 2018
    South Africa 311 and 373; Australia 255 and 107 (39.4 ov, target: 430)
    South Africa won by 322 runs
  • 4th Test: South Africa v Australia at Johannesburg – Mar 30-Apr 3, 2018
    Toss : South Africa , elected to bat first| South Africa 488 and 341/6 (104.1 ov); Australia 221
    South Africa lead by 608 runs with 4 wickets remaining

Squads

Tests Squad

South Africa

  • Faf du Plessis (c)
  • Hashim Amla
  • Temba Bavuma
  • Quinton de Kock
  • Theunis de Bruyn
  • AB de Villiers
  • Dean Elgar
  • Heinrich Klaasen
  • Keshav Maharaj
  • Aiden Markram
  • Morne Morkel
  • Willem Mulder
  • Lungisani Ngidi
  • Vernon Philander
  • Kagiso Rabada

Australia

  • Steve Smith (c)
  • David Warner (vc)
  • Cameron Bancroft
  • Jackson Bird
  • Pat Cummins
  • Peter Handscomb
  • Josh Hazlewood
  • Jon Holland
  • Usman Khawaja
  • Nathan Lyon
  • Mitchell Marsh
  • Shaun Marsh
  • Tim Paine (wk)
  • Jhye Richardson
  • Chadd Sayers
  • Mitchell Starc

Grounds

Kingsmead, Durban

Kingsmead, Durban

Capacity: 25000

Thu Mar 1-Mon Mar 5 South Africa v Australia

Newlands, Cape Town

Newlands, Cape Town

Capacity: 25,000

Thu Mar 22-Mon Mar 26 South Africa v Australia

St George's Park, Port Elizabeth

St George’s Park, Port Elizabeth

Capacity: 19000

Fri Mar 9-Tue Mar 13 South Africa v Australia

The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg

The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg

Capacity: 28,000

Fri Mar 30-Tue Apr 3 South Africa v Australia

Willowmoore Park

Willowmoore Park, Benoni

Capacity: 20,000

Thu Feb 22-Sat Feb 24 CSA Inv XI v Australia

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