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South Africa beat Australia by 492 runs in 4th Test
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South Africa beat Australia by 492 runs in the 4th and final Test at Johannesburg today.
 
Vernon Philander, who was adjudged the man-of-the-match finished with remarkable figures of 6 for 21.
 
He captured a match bag of 9 for 51.
 
The visitors were humbled for 119 in their second innings.
 
With this win, South Africa won the 4-match series 3-1.
 
It was their first home Test series win against Australia since 1970.
 
This was incidentally, the final Test of Morne Morkel. He bagged 309 wickets in 86 Tests.

Scorecard:

South Africa first innings: 488
(Markram 152, Bavuma 95*, de Villiers 69, Cummins 5-83, Lyon 3-182)


South Africa second innings: 344 for 6 dec
(Du Plessis 120, Elgar 81, Cummins 4-58)


Australia first innings: 221
(Paine 62, Khawaja 53, Cummins 50, Philander 3-30, Rabada 3-53, Maharaj 3-92)


Australia second innings: 119
(Burns 42, Philander 6-21)
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