SA vs AUS 2018: Twitter hails South Africa's landmark series win

SA vs AUS 2018: Twitter hails South Africa's landmark series win

South Africa won the fourth Test by 492 runs.

South Africa won the series 3-1. (Cricinfo)

Vernon Philander took 6 for 21  as South Africa managed to bundle out Australia for just 119 who needed 611 runs to level the series in Johannesburg. 

In the process, Philander reached to 200 Test wickets as Morkel finished with 3 in the game taking his Test wickets tally to 306 Test wickets. 

A century from SouthAfrica skipper Faf Du Plessis (120) helped the Proteas finish at 344. South  Africa thus, pushed Australia's second innings total with over 600 to win which seemed increasingly difficult in just two days. 

As it turned out South Africa won the match by 492 runs an completed a series victory with a 3-1 scoreline. 

Cricket fraternity hailed an impressive South African series win and the competitive cricket that was played in the process. A series which saw South Africa lose the first Test match in Durban, saw them turn around their fate rather dramatically. Marred by controversies this series seriously tested the character of South Africa as a team and it has to be said them not only did they win the series but they have won the hearts of cricket fans and experts alike.

Here are some of the best tweets. 

 


By Anshuman Roy - 03 Apr, 2018

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