Perth Test: Hashim Amla, Graeme Smith guide South Africa to 292-run lead vs Australia

After South Africa bowlers bundled out Australia for 163, half centuries from Graeme Smith and Hashim Amla put South Africa in command.

updated: December 01, 2012 17:51 IST
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Perth: Dale Steyn rediscovered his best form to bowl South Africa into a commanding position on the second day of the third and final Test against Australia at the WACA Ground on Saturday (December 1).

Steyn's four-wicket haul helped decimate the Australian first innings and hand his side a 62-run lead, before Graeme Smith and Hashim Amla ripped the match away from Australia.

Smith and Amla shared in a thrilling 178-run stand for the second wicket at almost seven runs an over as South Africa took a stranglehold on the top ranking in Test cricket.

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