Sport Marsh gives Rabada a spray after wicket

15:17  12 march  2018
15:17  12 march  2018 Source:   MSN

Rabada rips through Australian batting

  Rabada rips through Australian batting <p>South African fast bowler Kagiso Rabada ripped the heart out of Australia's batting when he took four wickets in seven balls on the first day of the second Test on Friday.</p>South African fast bowler Kagiso Rabada ripped the heart out of Australia's batting when he took four wickets in seven balls on the first day of the second Test on Friday.

The 22-year-old then gave him a send-off and brushed his shoulder while crossing the batsman in his celebration. 2nd Test: Rabada five- wicket haul helps South Africa dominate Day 1 vs Australia. However, Marsh asks the skipper to opt for the review after some chat, one wonders what conspired.

Philander said Rabada ´s spell was “amazing to watch”. He trapped Smith with a ball speared in to the batsman´s pads, then in his next over gained a second leg before wicket , dismissing Shaun Marsh , before having Mitchell Marsh caught behind off an inside edge. Tea was taken after Mitchell Marsh

Mitch Marsh is the latest player embroiled in controversy during the spiteful Test series between Australia and South Africa, having given Kagiso Rabada a foul-mouthed spray after the spearhead dismissed him on day four in Port Elizabeth.

Marsh appeared to swear at Rabada after he played on to the express paceman, who has rocked the tourists in both of their innings during the second Test.

The four-Test series has been plagued by a series of ugly incidents, including two send-offs from Rabada at St George's Park.

Rabada's poor record means he is facing a series ban for making physical contact with Steve Smith on day one of the contest.

South Africa's Elgar, Amla grind out half-centuries

  South Africa's Elgar, Amla grind out half-centuries Dean Elgar and Hashim Amla ground out half-centuries as South Africa, under the cloud of disciplinary action, made slow progress on the second day of the second Test against Australia at St George’s Park on Saturday. Fast bowler Kagiso Rabada faces a hearing on Sunday that could result in a ban from the third Test against Australia.Rabada, who devastated the Australian batting order on the first day, has been charged following an incident with Australian captain Steve Smith on Friday.After winning a leg before decision against the Australian captain, Rabada shouted in celebration and approached Smith aggressively.

Rabada finished with five for 96, having done all his damage on either side of tea, taking the key wicket of Australian captain Steve Smith, then following up by dismissing the Marsh brothers, Shaun and Mitchell, in his next over. Tea was taken after Mitchell Marsh was out.

Kagiso Rabada picked up three wickets in six balls as Australia collapsed from 161-3 to 170-6 The Australia captain requested the decision to be reviewed, and the confirmation was given soon after . Rabada struck again in his following over, this time hitting the legs of Marsh for a plum lbw decision.

Match referee Jeff Crowe conducted a hearing on Sunday night but is yet to reveal his verdict.

Rabada also gave David Warner a send-off on day three, screaming in the batsman's face.

Warner, Quinton de Kock and Nathan Lyon were all charged after an acrimonious first Test in Durban, which Australia won by 118 runs.

The 22-year-old Rabada has dominated Australia, claiming the fourth 10-wicket haul of his 28-Test career.

To put those numbers in perspective, the only Australians with more 10-wicket Test hauls are Clarrie Grimmett (seven), Dennis Lillee (seven) and Shane Warne (10).

Banned Rabada returns to top of ICC rankings .
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