Michael Hussey smashed another ton as the decision of declaration by Michael Clarke paid off and Australia got rid of four top order Sri Lankan batsmen.
The Sri Lankan bowlers were at the mercy of the Australian batsmen who piled up enough runs with plenty of batting left on the opening day of the first Test.
A spirited batting by the South African debutant, Faf du Plessis, pulled draw from the jaws of Australia who was sure to win the second Test on the fifth day.
The Australian bowlers struck again in the second innings vs. South Africa and the home side requires six more wickets with one day left to win the second Test.
The South African bowlers brought their team back in the match by clinching five Australian wickets in the second innings and kept the game alive.
Graeme Smith led South Africa from the front against Australia as both captains have demonstrated their skills while taking their teams out of woods in crisis.
Michael Clarke continued haunting South Africa with an unbeaten double hundred assisted with a ton from David Warner and Michael Hussey as Australia rules again.
Michael Clarke along with Ed Cowan and Michael Hussey Exhibited the Australian batting power by plundering a mammoth total vs. South Africa in the 1st Test.
The West Indian batsmen led by Chris Gayle tortured the Australian bowlers and the Windies bowlers crushed the Kangaroos batting in the one sided 2nd semi final.
Australia surrendered to the destructive spin bowling of Pakistan and lost the important match against the Green Shirts in the ICC World Twenty20.