21 Dec 2008

South Africa need 187 runs to beat Australia

5:42 am on 21 December 2008

The South African cricketers require 187 runs on the last day of the first test to beat Australia in Perth.

In pursuit of a victory total of 414, which would be the second-highest successful run chase in Test cricket history, the Proteas are 227 for three heading into day five.

Jacques Kallis is on 33 and with AB De Villiers who is on 11.