Australia wrested back the initiative in the third Test by crushing the England batting and replying with 202-3 on day two.
Centuries from JP Duminy and Dean Elgar, in a partnership of 250, put the Proteas in a dominant position on day three of the first Test against Australia.
Hundreds from JP Duminy and Dean Elgar, in a partnership of 250, put the Proteas in dominating position at tea on day three against Australia in Perth.
JP Duminy and Dean Elgar built a 138-run stand as the Proteas tightened their grip in the first session of the third day against Australia at Perth.
The Proteas are in control going into the third day of the first Test at Perth, but the first session will be crucial.
The Australian selectors have gone with Peter Siddle as one of the three mainline seamers to meet the Proteas in the first Test in Perth, starting Thursday.
Dale Steyn is relishing the prospect of playing at a venue which has provided the Proteas with so much success.
If and when South Africa tour Australia beyond 2018, they won’t be playing at the famous old WACA Ground, but at the new Perth Stadium.