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Rabada steers Proteas to series-levelling win but set for ban

But the 22-year-old has been also found guilty of two ICC charges of misconduct for aggressive wicket celebrations during the match. But the yin came with the yang.

"Australia were never going to give in easily so you had to go to the reserve tank and give of your best", Rabada said after being named man-of-the-match.

Rabada took the first three of the five Australian wickets that fell for the addition of 59 runs on Monday. Only Dale Steyn has more ten-wicket hauls; one more.

Both then fell in consecutive overs but Theunis de Bruyn and captain Faf du Plessis saw South Africa to victory.

"I think all the quicks are going really well". Du Plessis fielded his questions before Rabada‚ who sat quietly alongside his captain as he awaited his turn‚ taking sidelong glances at a television to his left that showed highlights of him taking his wickets. If I do get banned, I have to see it as a big learning curve.

Rabada's strike-rate now sits at 38.9 . It is the joint-most 10-wicket haul by any bowler in Test history before the age of 23, along with Pakistan great Waqar Younis.

Chasing 101 for a win in the final innings, Mitchell dropped Aiden Markram (21) in the slips in the second over. South Africa were 22 for one heading into the break.

Du Plessis said that cricket was only hurting itself by restricting how players could celebrate wickets.

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Warner committed a level-two offence in the first Test. "This Test was for me just a huge indication of the pride and character in our team. I am not happy about it but time moves on", Rabada said.

Such has been theatre off the field in this grand series, it ultimately required extraordinary performances from South Africa's two blockbuster cricketers AB de Villiers and Kagiso Rabada to get people talking about what was happening out in the middle again.

"With the Stokes incident I didn't contest it because I knew I did it", he said. Same thing happened in this Test match.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? "To be honest, I just let it out", he added. "I went out and even some of the Australians made some jokes".

"It's bittersweet, I would've loved to be playing in the next game. I haven't heard today, but before today they were all feeling fine, so hopefully with a good 10-day break they can freshen up a little bit".

It is indeed insane to think that he is spearheading South Africa's pace attack at the age of 22 and already has 124 Test wickets in his kitty.

Regardless of an appeal, however, Rabada will remain suspended for the third Test in Cape Town unless a Judicial Commissioner is appointed and hears an argument to allow him to complete. This Test was the other way around. "It is important that you switch off.", he said.

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