Kallis, Morkel lead South Africa to victory


Jacques Kallis and Morne Morkel stood out as South Africa scored a convincing 80-run win in the second one-day international against Australia at St George’s Park on Sunday. The win levelled the three-match series at one-all. Kallis hit 76 in a South African total of 303 for six and Morkel bowled with pace and accuracy to take four for 22 as Australia were bowled out for 223 in reply. Kallis became the third batsman, after India’s Sachin Tendulkar and Australia’s Ricky Ponting, to reach fifty on 100 occasions in one-day internationals. He has turned 17 of those efforts into centuries. South Africa made a bad start when captain Hashim Amla was out off the first ball of the match, pushing a simple catch back to opening bowler Doug Bollinger. But Kallis and Graeme Smith (57) put their side on top with a second wicket stand of 142.