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Australian cricket team in South Africa in 2011–12
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South Africa
Flag of Australia
Australia
Dates 13 October 2011 – 21 November 2011
Captains Hashim Amla (ODI and T20I)
Graeme Smith (Test)
Michael Clarke (Test and ODI)
Cameron White (T20I)
Test series
Result 2-match series drawn 1–1
Most runs Hashim Amla (239) Michael Clarke (166)
Most wickets Vernon Philander (14) Pat Cummins (7)
Player of the series Vernon Philander (SA)
One Day International series
Result Australia won the 3-match series 2–1
Most runs Jacques Kallis (145) Mike Hussey (112)
Most wickets Morné Morkel (5)
Dale Steyn (5)
Xavier Doherty (5)
Mitchell Johnson (5)
Pat Cummins (5)
Player of the series Mike Hussey (Aus)
Twenty20 International series
Result 2-match series drawn 1–1
Most runs JP Duminy (67) Cameron White (67)
Most wickets Lonwabo Tsotsobe (3)
Morné Morkel (3)
Pat Cummins (5)
Player of the series Rusty Theron (SA)

The Australia national cricket team toured South Africa from 13 October to 21 November 2011. The tour consisted of two Twenty20 Internationals (T20I), three One Day Internationals (ODIs) and two Tests.

Squads

Tests ODIs T20Is
South Africa Australia South Africa Australia South Africa Australia

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Tour matches

South Africa A v Australians

1–4 November
Scorecard
Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa
183 (54 overs)
v Flag of Australia Australia
236 (72.2 overs)
Australians won by 7 wickets
Senwes Park, Potchefstroom
Umpires: Jordan Cloete (SA) and Shaun George (SA)
Player of the match: Mitchell Johnson (Australians)
Dean Elgar 47 (93)
Mitchell Johnson 4/38 (11 overs)
Michael Clarke 76 (123)
Marchant de Lange 5/56 (19 overs)
264 (62 overs) 214/3 (40.4 overs)
Alviro Petersen 103 (145)
Mitchell Johnson 5/74 (18 overs)
Shane Watson 77 (73)
Robin Peterson 1/15 (5 overs)
  • South Africa A won the toss and elected to bat.

T20I series

1st T20I

13 October (D/N)
Scorecard
Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa
146/7 (20 overs)
v Flag of Australia Australia
147/5 (19.3 overs)
Australia won by 5 wickets
Newlands, Cape Town
Umpires: Marais Erasmus (SA) and Adrian Holdstock (SA)
Player of the match: Shane Watson (Aus)
JP Duminy 67 (53)
Pat Cummins 3/25 (4 overs)
Shane Watson 52 (39)
Lonwabo Tsotsobe 1/21 (4 overs)
  • South Africa won the toss and elected to bat.

2nd T20I

17 October
Scorecard
Flag of Australia Australia
147/8 (20 overs)
v Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa
148/7 (19.1 overs)
South Africa won by 3 wickets
New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
Umpires: Johan Cloete (SA) and Shaun George (SA)
Player of the match: Rusty Theron (SA)
Cameron White 39 (26)
Lonwabo Tsotsobe 2/11 (4 overs)
Johan Botha 34 (28)
James Pattinson 2/17 (4 overs)
  • Australia won the toss and elected to bat.

ODI series

1st ODI

19 October (D/N)
Scorecard
Flag of Australia Australia
183/4 (29 overs)
v Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa
129 (22 overs)
Australia won by 93 runs (D/L)
SuperSport Park, Centurion
Umpires: Johan Cloete (SA) and Ian Gould (Eng)
Player of the match: Ricky Ponting (Aus)
Ricky Ponting 63 (77)
Dale Steyn 2/48 (6 overs)
Faf du Plessis 27 (20)
Mitchell Johnson 3/20 (5 overs)
  • South Africa won the toss and elected to field.
  • Match reduced to 29 overs per side due to rain. South Africa target was 223 runs in 29 overs.

2nd ODI

23 October (D/N)
Scorecard
Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa
303/6 (50 overs)
v Flag of Australia Australia
223 (50 overs)
South Africa won by 80 runs
St George's Park, Port Elizabeth
Umpires: Shaun George (SA) and Richard Kettleborough (Eng)
Player of the match: Morné Morkel (SA)
Jacques Kallis 76 (88)
Doug Bollinger 2/64 (10 overs)
David Warner 74 (97)
Morné Morkel 4/22 (10 overs)
  • South Africa won the toss and elected to bat first.

3rd ODI

28 October (D/N)
Scorecard
Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa
222/6 (50 overs)
v Flag of Australia Australia
227/7 (47.3 overs)
Australia won by 3 wickets
Kingsmead, Durban
Umpires: Johan Cloete (SA) and Ian Gould (Eng)
Player of the match: Shane Watson (Aus)
Jacques Kallis 54 (74)
Xavier Doherty 2/33 (9 overs)
Shane Watson 49 (46)
Jacques Kallis 2/17 (5 overs)
  • South Africa won the toss and elected to bat.

Test series

1st Test

9–13 November
Scorecard
Flag of Australia Australia
284 (75 overs)
v Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa
96 (24.3 overs)
South Africa won by 8 wickets
Newlands, Cape Town
Umpires: Billy Doctrove (WI) and Ian Gould (Eng)
Player of the match: Vernon Philander (SA)
Michael Clarke 151 (176)
Dale Steyn 4/55 (20 overs)
Graeme Smith 37 (48)
Shane Watson 5/17 (5 overs)
47 (18 overs) 236/2 (50.2 overs)
Nathan Lyon 14 (24)
Vernon Philander 5/15 (7 overs)
Hashim Amla 112 (134)
Peter Siddle 1/49 (12.2 overs)

South Africa won the toss and elected to field. At the end of the first day, Australia had made 214 for the loss of 8 wickets, with South African bowler Dale Steyn picking up 4 wickets for 31 runs. On the second day, Australia were eventually dismissed for 284, with Michael Clarke equalling his third highest Test score with 151. Batting second, South Africa were dismissed for just 96 runs, with Australian all-rounder Shane Watson taking five wickets for 17 runs in five overs. In their second innings, Australia were reduced to 13-3 by tea on the second day. After tea they went from 21-6 to 21-9, before being bowled out for 47 runs. This was their fourth lowest Test score and their lowest total for 109 years. Debutant Vernon Philander finished with figures of 5-15 from seven overs. On the third day, Graeme Smith and Hashim Amla both reached centuries to help South Africa to a 8-wicket victory.

2nd Test

17–21 November
Scorecard
Flag of South Africa.svg South Africa
266 (71 overs)
v Flag of Australia Australia
296 (76.4 overs)
Australia won by 2 wickets
New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
Umpires: Billy Bowden (NZ) and Ian Gould (Eng)
Player of the match: Pat Cummins (Aus)
AB de Villiers 64 (97)
Peter Siddle 3/69 (15 overs)
Phillip Hughes 88 (111)
Dale Steyn 4/64 (18 overs)
339 (110 overs) 310/8 (86.5 overs)
Hashim Amla 105 (243)
Pat Cummins 6/79 (29 overs)
Usman Khawaja 65 (110)
Vernon Philander 5/70 (20 overs)
  • South Africa won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Test debut: Pat Cummins (Aus)

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