• Quinton de Kock was a late call up, and made his debut in Test whites.
  • South Africa won the toss and chose to bat first.
  • Dean Elgar, in for Alviro Petersen, opened the batting alongside Graeme Smith.
  • The skipper was out for nine, trapped LBW by Ryan Harris.
  • Mitchell Johnson then removed Hashim Amla for a duck, also LBW.
  • Elgar battled his way to 23 at lunch, after taking 20 balls to get off the mark.
  • Faf du Plessis was on 26 after the morning session.
  • Du Plessis made 55...
  • ... before being caught at short leg off Nathan Lyon.
  • Elgar was unbeaten at tea, on 61...
  • ...but was gutted to be out for 83, caught by Harris off Lyon.
  • De Kock's debut ended prematurely as he was out for seven, caught off part-timer Steve Smith.
  • AB de Villiers was on 51 not out when bad light stopped play, the hosts on 214 for five.

2nd Test, Day 1: SA v Aus

Quinton de Kock was a late call up, and made his debut in Test whites.