2nd Test, Day 1: Michael Clarke posts another 200 to put Australia on top against South Africa

Michael Clarke once again led from the front hitting an unbeaten 224 to guide Australia to 482/5 at stumps on Day 1 against South Africa in Adelaide.

updated: November 22, 2012 14:57 IST
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Adelaide: Michael Clarke posted a successive double century and David Warner and Michael Hussey unleashed whirlwind hundreds as Australia demoralised South Africa in the second Adelaide Test on Thursday.

Clarke backed up his unbeaten double century from last week's drawn Brisbane series-opener with another overpowering innings, becoming the first person in the history of Test cricket to post four 200s in a calendar year.

Warner and Hussey compounded the misery for the Proteas with quickfire tons as Australia romped to 482 for five on the opening day.

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