Updated: Saturday, 15 February 2014 22:40 | By Agence France-Presse

Australia thrash South Africa to take first Test

Australia's superb test match form  continued following their 5-0 whitewash of England in the recent Ashes series with a 281 run win over hosts South African on the fourth day of the first Test at SuperSport Park on Saturday.


Australia thrash South Africa to take first Test

Australia's Mitchell Johnson celebrates with teammates after taking a wicket of South Africa's Alviro Petersen in Centurion on February 15, 2014 - by Alexander Joe

Australia's Mitchell Johnson took his tally to 12 wickets in the match with figures of 5-59 in the hosts second innings.

Score summaries

Scores: Australia 397 and 290-4 declared. South Africa 206 and 200.

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