Mitchell Starc swings first Test Australia's way as South Africa crumble

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  • Australia 351; South Africa 162
  • Starc’s reverse-swing rips through hosts’ batting

Mitchell Starc produced high-quality reverse-swing to claim five wickets against South Africa as Australia seized control of the first Test in Durban with a first innings lead of 189 at the close on day two.

Australia were all out for 351 after Mitchell Marsh top-scored with 96 before Starc, who took five for 34, and the off-spinner Nathan Lyon (3-50) skittled the hosts for 162 in their reply.

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