In this match (as the CricViz tweet shows), courtesy South Africa's freaky ploy to bowl short and straight to him, Smith pounded runs through the leg-side even more freely (scoring-rates being 250 through square leg, 123.07 through mid-wicket and 110 through mid-on).
Australia's vice-captain David Warner revealed a heart-to-heart conversation with his embattled opening partner Cameron Bancroft after the younger man's swift dismissal on the first morning of the Durban Test match, in a manner that suggested a mind working overtime to find answers to the vexing questions posed at worldwide level.
Starc provided an entertaining cameo of 35 from 25 deliveries, clubbing two sixes over deep midwicket off Maharaj and striking four fours, including three in one Morkel over, before he was bowled by Maharaj from what became the final ball before lunch.
"I like to go under the radar".
"We know what his conversion rate is like", Warner said, referencing the fact de Villiers has 43 half-centuries and 21 centuries at Test level.
On getting Smith, Maharaj said: "To gain the reward is a nice feeling".
Australia escaped from trouble the Ashes victor was 177-5 on day one to push its way up to 351 all out in its first innings, with the comeback largely down to Marsh and the three significant lower-order partnerships he anchored.
Warner was also vocal when youngster Theunis de Bruyn was at the crease, reminding the recalled batsman he was "playing with the big boys now".
The last four-match series, in 1970, was won 4-0 by South Africa but since South Africa's readmission to worldwide cricket after apartheid, Australia have been supremely successful in the country, winning five of their seven series and drawing the other two for an unbeaten record.
There was only a little lateral movement up front and the first wicket came out of nowhere with Cameron Bancroft (5) advancing down the pitch before nicking off to a short ball outside off from Vernon Philander.
Marsh went on to 60 not out at lunch after having survived a low caught and bowled chance to Rabada when he was on 42.
Apart from a bright third-wicket partnership of 56 off 92 balls between Warner (51) and Smith (56), it was largely attritional cricket between the second- and third-ranked teams in Test cricket.
A small sample size, no doubt, but for South Africa, against a player who has otherwise appeared near unstoppable, it is something.
"With some good intensity and aggression we can still pull off something special", de Villiers said.
And Starc's late rampage ensured Australia should take a 1-0 lead in the much-anticipated four-Test series.
David Warner kept the runs flowing but Usman Khawaja (14) looked uncertain against the short ball and would fall victim to a blinding catch by Quinton de Kock off the bowling of Kagiso Rabada.
Mitchell Marsh showed discipline to stick with the Australian lower order.
"Starc was swinging the ball one way and I felt I had him covered".
Ultimately it would be spin that undid the near immovable titan Smith (56) with Keshav Maharaj inducing an edge which deflected off De Kock's gloves and looped to De Villiers at slip. The home team had no TV reviews to overturn the decision after using them both early on. "Loving my cricket, I am loving the environment and hopefully it will continue for a long time", de Villiers saidon Friday (March 2).
He also condemned what he said were the false accusations of a systematic campaign of abuse against churches and Christians. The status of Jerusalem has always been a point of contention, as both Israel and Palestinians claim the city.
Fegan was among the NBA's most powerful agents, one known for aggressive tactics when negotiating on behalf of his clients. During his career Fegan represented high-profile players such as DeMarcus Cousins, John Wall and Dwight Howard.
When she looked up at the scoreboard and saw the time, she froze. "Yeah, you'll have to get used to it", she said with a laugh. He was followed by Russian athlete Alexander Bolshunov , who ended 18.7 seconds behind.
It is important to note that as of 2017 , 69% of Google's total workforce was male, a slight decrease from 70% in 2014 . However, the Journal cites anonymous sources that corroborate some of Wilberg's claims.
Amazon, the global retail giant, has agreed to acquire smart home and video doorbell start up Ring for an undisclosed amount. Ring is set to be one of Amazon's most expensive takeovers, after its $13.7 billion deal past year for Whole Foods Market.
After a soggy start to our Thursday , a passing cold front has pushed most of the wet weather off to our east. The rain chances are up on both days, and so it's best to be prepared for some rain and have your umbrella.
He is wearing yellow-colored jeans, a blue hoodie with a weapon tucked in his belt. "At that time he was wearing a dark hoodie". Ross thanked law enforcement for their efforts and said the safety of students and staff is the number one priority.
When I was four weeks old, my parents swaddled me in blankets-Kylie is swaddling Stormi in coins (and blankets too, probably). And she seems delighted with the vehicle even although it will be tough to fit a baby seat for their new daughter Stormi .
Farrell, a few metres behind, pushes past a number of Scottish players to approach Wilson, who react negatively. Scotland had not scored a try against England at Murrayfield since wing Simon Danielli went over in 2004.
However, he too failed to earn the 60 percent support needed to win the endorsement Saturday at Democrats' annual convention. "They reminded more than 3,000 activists gathered this weekend that President Donald Trump is their common enemy".
It will be a tribute to the 1949 Los Angeles tent revivals that made Graham famous, said family spokesman Mark DeMoss. Crowds lined up to see Billy Graham's funeral motorcade bring his casket from Asheville to Charlotte on Saturday.
Brock Lesnar Likely to Jump From WWE Back to UFC
It could very well be that Lesnar opted not to come to Raw as part of hardline negotiating tactics with WWE . He stuck around in the WWE , which had given him permission to fight for the UFC once more at UFC 200.
LL Bean bans sales of guns or ammo to anyone under 21
Walmart, the largest seller of guns in the U.S. , said it would remove items from its website that resembled assault-style rifles. Two weeks ago, a gunman killed 17 people, majority teenagers, in Parkland, Fla., with an AR-15 that was legally purchased .
Oil up on strong demand, Saudi comments
London Brent crude slipped 3 cents to $67.28 a barrel, after climbing nearly 4 percent last week. Consider this: in January 2017, US crude oil production mounted to 8.82 million barrels per day.
These are my highlights from Warren Buffett's annual letter
Thakkar of PPFAS MF said the drawdown reference was more in relation to the leverage that people undertake while acquiring stocks. His latest newsletter reports that Berkshire's net earnings a year ago rose from US$24.07 billion to US$44.94 billion.
Apple said to plan giant 6.5-inch iPhone, lower-priced model
Apple launched the 10th anniversary iPhone X at its September event previous year , billing it as the 'future of the smartphone '. But he doesn't think it will have a measurable impact on demand because many consumers will want the bigger model.
NY regulator asks Deutsche, other banks about Kushner loans
Kushner's company, which he left to take his position in the White House previous year , is also being investigated by the U.S. Kushner's firm has sought investments from the Chinese insurer Anbang and from the former prime minister of Qatar.
Asus launches iPhone X clone ZenFone 5 - complete with notch
Asus also introduced a new feature called Zenmoji, and as the name itself suggests, it's a rip off to iPhone X's Animoji feature. This variant has the 12MP Sony IMX363 sensor with 1.4µm pixel size and the other 12MP sensor is a 120-degree wide-angle camera.
Timing for Sunday's rain and thunderstorms
On Sunday night, another disturbance will bring the potential for off-and-on rain through Monday morning. After this storm exits, high pressure will bring significantly warmer temps into the area.