Australia in complete control after Day 1 against South Africa

Australia bowled the perfect line to bowl out South Africa for 242 on the opening day before David Warner took command with the bat.

live cricket score, live cricket, cricket score, cricket live score, australia vs south africa live score, aus vs sa live cricket score, live cricket score aus vs sa, aus vs sa 1st test live score, cricket news, cricket Australia are in complete control at WACA. (Source: Reuters)

South Africa get the Australia tour off to a poor start as the visitors, after electing to bat first, were bundled out for only 242 and couldn’t find a breakthrough when Australia came out to bat later in the day. Mitchell Starc was pick of the bowlers for the hosts as the seamer returned with impressive figures of 4/71. For South Africa, Bavuma and Quinton de Kock chipped in with fighting fifties. Australia came out to bat with intent and David Warner breezed to a fifty off just forty balls. The hosts were comfortably placed at 105/0 when umpire signalled end of day’s play.

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