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S. Africa's Smith defies Australia in second Test

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Skipper Graeme Smith survived two close shaves to reach a resolute century and keep South Africa in the match after Australia's big first innings in the second Test in Adelaide on Friday. 

South Africa's batsman Graeme Smith celebrates his hundred against Australia on the second day of the second Test match at the Adelaide Oval on November 23, 2012. Smith survived two close shaves to reach a resolute century on Friday and keep South Africa in the match after Australia's big first innings.

Smith anchored the Proteas' reply with his 26th Test hundred as the world's top-ranked team lost just two wickets in two sessions on a docile pitch.

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