Australia v South Africa, First Test: Player Ratings

The first test of this summer of cricket in Australia has come to its inevitable conclusion at the Gabba this afternoon with the teams playing out a draw.  Here are my ratings for the Australian and South African players from this game:


Cowan: 9 out of 10

In his first test match at the Gabba and seemingly under pressure to perform by players churning out runs at domestic level, Cowan scored his maiden test match century and did so in an assured fashion that belied his relative inexperience at this level.  A great test match for a still underrated player.

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