Second Test, final day

Australia used seven bowlers, including David Warner, in a bid to prise out wickets. Photo: Getty Images
Australia used seven bowlers, including David Warner, in a bid to prise out wickets. Photo: Getty Images
Match-saver Faf du Plessis (78 and 110 not out) shakes hands with Australian captain Michael Clarke (230). Photo: Getty images

Match-saver Faf du Plessis (78 and 110 not out) shakes hands with Australian captain Michael Clarke (230). Photo: Getty images

Faf du Plessis and Morne Morkel of South Africa embrace at the conclusion of day five. Photo: Getty Images

Faf du Plessis and Morne Morkel of South Africa embrace at the conclusion of day five. Photo: Getty Images

Australia's bowlers were drained by the end of play. Photo: Getty Images

Australia's bowlers were drained by the end of play. Photo: Getty Images

An exhausted Peter Siddle reacts at the end of play. He bowled 33 overs, taking 4/65, to give Australia a chance at victory. Photo: Getty Images

An exhausted Peter Siddle reacts at the end of play. He bowled 33 overs, taking 4/65, to give Australia a chance at victory. Photo: Getty Images

Peter Siddle of Australia bowls Rory Kleinveldt with a superb yorker to give Australia a chance at victory in the final session. Photo: Getty Images

Peter Siddle of Australia bowls Rory Kleinveldt with a superb yorker to give Australia a chance at victory in the final session. Photo: Getty Images

Peter Siddle uses some of his diminishing energy to celebrate after snaring the wicket of Dale Steyn. Photo: Getty Images

Peter Siddle uses some of his diminishing energy to celebrate after snaring the wicket of Dale Steyn. Photo: Getty Images

Anotehr unsuccessful appeal from Nathan Lyon. Photo: Getty Images

Anotehr unsuccessful appeal from Nathan Lyon. Photo: Getty Images

Nathan Lyon of Australia is congratulated by his team mates after dismissing Jacques Kallis. Photo: Getty Images

Nathan Lyon of Australia is congratulated by his team mates after dismissing Jacques Kallis. Photo: Getty Images

Faf du Plessis of South Africa is congratulated by Jacques Kallis of South Africa after reaching his century. Photo: Getty Images

Faf du Plessis of South Africa is congratulated by Jacques Kallis of South Africa after reaching his century. Photo: Getty Images

Faf du Plessis was sore but satisfied after a memorable rearguard action which kept South Africa in with a winning chance in the series. Photo: Getty Images

Faf du Plessis was sore but satisfied after a memorable rearguard action which kept South Africa in with a winning chance in the series. Photo: Getty Images

South Africa resists Australia, losing only four wickets on the final day to secure a draw and remain in contention to take out the Test series at Perth.