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Ab de Villiers has asked Rabada and Morkel to make this series a rememberable one for the Australians. Image Courtesy: Getty Images

South Africa ace batsman, AB de Villiers, expects the likes of Kagiso Rabada and Morne Morkel to create a memorable series for Australia. AB took to Twitter to deliver the message to his fast bowlers during the first Test match in Durban.

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The incident came in the backdrop of the leaked CCTV footage from the staircase of dressing rooms at the Kingsmead, Durban.

It was evident from the footage that David Warner and Quinton de Kock engaged in a verbal duel. The two picked up the fight en route to the dressing room during the tea interval on Day four.

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David Warner celebrating with his team (Credits: Getty)

Warner was seen picking up a fight with the young wicketkeeper from South Africa before the likes of Paine, Lyon, and captain Smith forcefully took him back to the dressing room.

The situation was brought under control before Rabada, and de Villiers had to intervene. Throughout the day, the Aussie opener seemed fired up, as he gave a mouthful to the Aiden Markram post-AB’s run out.

For details read: SA vs AUS 2018: Watch – David Warner Gives a Mouthful to Aiden Markram

Australia spinner Nathan Lyon cheekily threw the ball on AB when he was down, failing to reach the crease after he was run-out on a knot.

The Aussies, featuring Warner and Mitchell Starc resorted to sledging throughout the day.

SA vs AUS 2018: AB de Villiers Expects a Memorable Series Post Warner-de Kock Incident
David Warner of Australia, engaging in a verbal duel with Quinton De Kock. Credits: cricket.co.au

Over the years, such unsporting behaviours from the Kangaroos have been pushed under the carpet. It has been termed as the ‘Aussie way’.

For details read: SA vs AUS 2018: Shameful Behaviour by Nathan Lyon After dismissed AB De Villiers

AB de Villiers reckons the ongoing series would be a memorable one. Also, one can expect some sweet chin music from the likes of Rabada and Morkel.

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