AUS vs SA | Australia won the ‘Boxing Day Test’, defeated South Africa after 16 years. Navabharat (New India)


Melbourne: Australia has won the Boxing Day Test being played against South Africa (Australia vs South Africa Test Series). Australia has also taken an unassailable 2-0 lead in the 3-match Test series. The special thing is that Australia has surprised everyone by winning the Test series against South Africa after 16 years. Actually, 16 years ago Australia won the Test series against South Africa for the last time.

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Talking about the match, Australia defeated South Africa by an innings and 182 runs on the fourth day of the Boxing Day Test. South Africa had nine wickets in hand at the start of the fourth day’s play. But, by the end of the second session, South Africa had lost 9 wickets. Because of which South Africa’s second innings was reduced to 204 runs. At the same time, Australia won the first Test of the series by 6 wickets.

In the Boxing Day Test played in Melbourne, Australia won the toss and decided to bat first. Australia bundled out South Africa for 189 runs in the first innings. Australia, in reply, declared their first innings 575 for nine with the help of opener David Warner’s 200 and Alex Carey’s 111.



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