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Australia vs South Africa: Snail-paced Aussie opener Matt Renshaw wins Usman Khawaja's support

Australia vs South Africa: Snail-paced Aussie opener Matt Renshaw wins Usman Khawaja's support

Renshaw said he was conscious while edging Australia towards victory of feeling some agitation from the crowd, as fans grew impatient with the team`s meandering pursuit of the 127-run winning target.

Australia vs South Africa: Rejuvenated hosts won Adelaide Test by 7 wickets, but lose series

Australia vs South Africa: Rejuvenated hosts won Adelaide Test by 7 wickets, but lose series

The Australians, rejuvenated by five team changes in response to two humiliating defeats to the Proteas to lose the series, chased down 127 runs for victory after dismissing the tourists for 250 on the fourth day of the pink-ball Test.

WATCH: Nathan Lyon brags after uprooting JP Duminy's wicket with unplayable delivery

WATCH: Nathan Lyon brags after uprooting JP Duminy's wicket with unplayable delivery

Lyon ended up taking three wickets as Australia bowled out South Africa for 250, and giving themselves a realistic chance to win the match.

Australia vs South Africa, 3rd Test: Shaky Proteas hang on as late wickets tumble on day 3

Australia vs South Africa, 3rd Test: Shaky Proteas hang on as late wickets tumble on day 3

At the close, South Africa were holding on and just 70 runs ahead of Australia heading into Sunday`s fourth day.

Mohammed Shami vs Kagiso Rabada: Which delivery impressed you the most?

Mohammed Shami vs Kagiso Rabada: Which delivery impressed you the most?

Mohammed Shami's stump breaker vs Kagiso Rabada's toe crusher.

Magical Delivery! Kagiso Rabada sends off Nic Maddinson in style, with bit of sledging — VIDEO

Magical Delivery! Kagiso Rabada sends off Nic Maddinson in style, with bit of sledging — VIDEO

Rabada, an otherwise quiet character, enjoyed himself with a bit of sledging even as his team-mates found the proceeding entertaining with their youngest member taking on the Aussies.

WATCH: Michael Vaughan conducts 'scientific experiment' to prove Virat Kohli innocent in ball-tampering row

WATCH: Michael Vaughan conducts 'scientific experiment' to prove Virat Kohli innocent in ball-tampering row

Former England skipper Michael Vaughan found these '-gates' ludicrous and employed himself to do a scientific experiment to defend both the captains.

Australia vs South Africa, 3rd Test: Usman Khawaja century powers Aussies ahead of Proteas on day 2

Australia vs South Africa, 3rd Test: Usman Khawaja century powers Aussies ahead of Proteas on day 2

It was Khawaja`s fifth Test century and arguably his best as Australia seek to prevent the Proteas from an unprecedented series clean sweep after huge defeats in the opening two Tests.

Adelaide Test: Few minute's shortage prevented  David Warner from opening 3rd Test for Australia

Adelaide Test: Few minute's shortage prevented David Warner from opening 3rd Test for Australia

David Warner was found short of time spent on field and hence wasn't eligible to open for Australia.

Opinions divided on Dean Elgar's catch which sent Matt Renshaw packing at Adelaide – Video

Opinions divided on Dean Elgar's catch which sent Matt Renshaw packing at Adelaide – Video

The decision wasn't straight forward as a prolonged third umpire's review was required to confirm if Dean Elgar had taken the catch cleanly or not.

Virender Sehwag calls British media poor losers after ball-tampering allegations on Virat Kohli

Virender Sehwag calls British media poor losers after ball-tampering allegations on Virat Kohli

Former Indian opener Virender Sehwag has hit out at British media for spoiling Kohli's image.

ICC slam South African caption Faf du Plesis for appealing against ball-tampering conviction

ICC slam South African caption Faf du Plesis for appealing against ball-tampering conviction

Du Plessis was fined his match fee after being caught on camera sucking a sweet, or mint, and rubbing the ball with his saliva in an alleged attempt to alter its flight.

Australia vs South Africa, 3rd Test, Day 2 – As it happened...

Australia vs South Africa, 3rd Test, Day 2 – As it happened...

Khawaja was top-scorer for Australia with an innings of 138 not-out.

Australia vs South Africa: Faf du Plessis ton puts Proteas in strong position in day-night Test

Australia vs South Africa: Faf du Plessis ton puts Proteas in strong position in day-night Test

Hazlewood was the best of the Australian bowlers with four wickets for 68.

Australia vs South Africa, 3rd Test, Day 1 — As it happened...

Australia vs South Africa, 3rd Test, Day 1 — As it happened...

Australia were 14 without loss at the close in reply to South Africa`s 259 for nine declared.

Faf du Plessis says he is no cheat after ball tampering row

Faf du Plessis says he is no cheat after ball tampering row

Cricket South Africa chief executive Haroon Lorgat said he would raise the subject with the International Cricket Council after several leading figures questioned the case against du Plessis.

South Africa will look to `exploit` rookey Australians in Adelaide, says JP Duminy

South Africa will look to `exploit` rookey Australians in Adelaide, says JP Duminy

The Adelaide Test will also mark the first pink ball Twilight match for South Africa.

Australia vs South Africa, 3rd Test: Desperate Aussies roll the dice to avoid series whitewash against in-form Proteas

Australia vs South Africa, 3rd Test: Desperate Aussies roll the dice to avoid series whitewash against in-form Proteas

The last time there were as many as five changes mid-season -- which is likely given either pacemen Jackson Bird or Chadd Sayers is likely to be 12th man in Adelaide -- was in the 1977-78 series against India after an innings defeat in Sydney.

Australia vs South Africa: Visiting Proteas slam media `harassment` after Adelaide airport scuffle

Australia vs South Africa: Visiting Proteas slam media `harassment` after Adelaide airport scuffle

Channel Nine TV reporter Will Crouch was shoved away and pushed into a glass door as he tried to approach Proteas captain Faf du Plessis in the airport arrival hall.

Ricky Ponting quits Indian Premier League — ready for major Cricket Australia role?

Ricky Ponting quits Indian Premier League — ready for major Cricket Australia role?

There is a school of thought in cricketing fraternity that only when a big role with country's cricket board comes calling then only does someone decides to forego franchise cricket coaching offers.