South Africa crush Aussies in historic win: 2nd Test, Day 5 (MCG)

South Africa sealed a historic Test series victory in Australia winning the second Test in Melbourne by a massive nine wickets a big turnaround after staring defeat at 1987 at the close on day two .

They take a 2-0 series lead to Sydney as Australia suffered its first defeat in a home series for 16 years. The emphatic victory came after skipper Graeme Smith 75 fellow opener Neil McKenzie 59 not out and Hashim Amla took them to 183-1.

Day 5 2nd Test MCG Dec 2008.


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2008 AUS v RSA 2nd Test  

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2008/09 AUS v RSA Test S ...  

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Smith, Graeme C   Lee, Brett   Amla, Hashim M   Hayden, Matthew L   McKenzie, Neil D   Ponting, Ricky T  

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Sriparam
2008-12-30 00:00:00
Stunning win for Proteas. Well done. Its also good for world cricket.
geoffcricket
2008-12-30 00:00:00
Am historic win to rank alongside the Rugby World Cup win for the South Africans. Ponting's team was beaten badly in the final analysis. Hard to believe that RSA was 198-7 at one stage.
sixandout6
2008-12-30 00:00:00
What a win! Smith and his team have dethroned the previously unbeatable Aussies in style...after coming from behind. Well done.
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