• Michael Clarke won the toss and chose to bat.
  • Chris Rogers was the only wicket of the morning, out to Dale Steyn for 25.
  • David Warner made his way to 75 not out at lunch.
  • Vernon Philander claimed the wicket of Alex Doolan for 20.
  • Warner recorded a century in the afternoon, off 104 balls.
  • Michael Clarke endured a torrid time, struck on the arm twice, and on the head, in one Morkel over.
  • Warner was eventually out for 135.
  • Clarke survived the barrage to sit on 92 not out at stumps, and the Aussies on 331 for three.

3rd Test, Day 1: SA v Aus

Michael Clarke won the toss and chose to bat.