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Australia bowled out for 244, lead by two runs

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Cricket - Australia v South Africa - First Test cricket match - WACA Ground, Perth, Australia - 4/11/16 Australia's Peter Nevill reacts as he walks off the ground after being dismissed by South Africa's Keshav Maharaj at the WACA Ground in Perth. REUTERS/David Gray
Cricket - Australia v South Africa - First Test cricket match - WACA Ground, Perth, Australia - 4/11/16 Australia's Peter Nevill reacts as he walks off the ground after being dismissed by South Africa's Keshav Maharaj at the WACA Ground in Perth. REUTERS/David Gray

PERTH (Reuters) - South Africa bowled Australia out for 244 before tea on day two of the first test in Perth on Friday, restricting the hosts to a two-run lead.

Paceman Vernon Philander finished with 4-26, while debutant left-arm spinner Keshav Maharaj took 3-56. David Warner top-scored with 97 for Australia.

(Reporting by Ian Ransom in Melbourne; Editing by John O'Brien)


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