Cricket: Boxing Day Test,

Australia hammered South Africa into submission. Matthew Hayden made the plans and Symonds executed them to perfection. I wrote it before while blogging on The Ashes, Aussies are genuine guest they never turn down an invitation. That’s what they did. Hussey thanked Kallis for droping the catch. It may not be the best of an year’s ending seen by South Africa who seem to be in a resurgent mood.
After they dropped Micheal Hussey on the morning of second day, the test has been all Australia. It will a big shock for them.
Aussies play the game that way. In the second innings, the two players returned to the scene with a bang and their critics went under covers. Matthew Hayden with 137 and Andrew Symonds with 72 of 54 balls which included five fours and six sixes. He is an intimidating player a brilliant fielder. He bowls too.
The Aussie batsmen ensured that their bowlers have enough score to defend and enough time to attack the Aussie batsmen. Jacques Kallis coming back from injury could not score much. Steve Waugh who in the end of the career; hit a century whenever he came back from injury.
Warne ensured that there is a mini collapse of batting order. He needed ten more wickets to get hundred wickets in a calendar year. I think he will do so before this match ends. South Africa will do very well to force a draw, which seems as far as Melbourne Cricket Ground from my house.
South Africa are looking down the barrel and what they see seems like a Test defeat.

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