Dale Steyn strikes early before Australia A recovery

After Dale Steyn's early blows Australia A were able to recover to a strong position by the end of the first day's play against South Africa in Sydney.

updated: November 02, 2012 15:06 IST
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Sydney: Australia A recovered from an early setback to thwart South Africa's Test-strength bowling attack on the opening day of their three-day tour match at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Friday.

Australia A fought back from 44 for three in the 14th over to be 325 for seven off 90 overs at the close after winning the toss in the tour warm-up game before next week's opening Test in Brisbane.

Spearheaded by premier paceman Dale Steyn, the Proteas started strongly, capturing three wickets cheaply midway through the first session.

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