AUSTRALIA: David Warner, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Steve Smith, Travis Head, Cameron Green, Alex Carey (wk), Pat Cummins (c), Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon, Scott Boland
SOUTH AFRICA: Dean Elgar (c), Sarel Erwee, Theunis de Bruyn, Temba Bavuma, Khaya Zondo, Kyle Verreynne (wk), Marco Jansen, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje, Lungi Ngidi
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Alex Carey was the hero of day three at the MCG.
He blasted his maiden Test century in his 13th appearance in the baggy green.
It was a long road from being an AFL reject, which his wife explained.
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The umpires have called stumps on day three at the MCG.
There was some light rain this morning which delayed play, and then more set in just after the tea break which ultimately ended things today.
South Africa trails by 371 runs after copping some more pain from the Aussies today.
Tomorrow play will begin at 10am, half an hour early to make up time.
Proteas have two days to turn things around and salvage this series.
The MCG curators have no brought out the heavier covers as the rain falls.
The temperature is about 17-degrees, in stark contrast to the 37-degrees it reached yesterday when David Warner had to retire hurt.
Play was set to go to 6.15pm (AEDT) today.
Players are walking off the field as some light rain falls at the MCG.
"South Africa will be happy to get off the ground," Mark Howard notes.
It's been a tough start to the Proteas innings, with Pat Cummins dismissing Dean Elgar and almost getting another two overs later.
A chance goes begging for Australia.
Theunis de Bruyn gets a thick edge on a Pat Cummins delivery and David Warner puts it down at slip.
South Africa get a much needed life.
What a start for the Aussies!
Second over of the innings and South Africa captain Dean Elgar is caught behind by Alex Carey.
Pat Cummins sends one over his hip and the umpire sends it up as a soft signal "out".
Snicko confirms the ball just snicked Elgar's gloves.
Proteas in all sorts.
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