Batting in a line-up which included captain Graeme Smith, Jacques Kallis and AB de Villiers, Amla made a South African record 311 not out in the first Test at The Oval in London.
Labuschagne was born in Klerksdorp, 50km away, and started school in Potchefstroom before his family moved to Australia when he was nine years old. He said it was "very special" to score a century so close to the town where he was born.
While Australia’s borders are largely closed and overseas trips can only be made in extraordinary circumstances - just one in four applications to travel has been approved - the tour has been given the green light after close liaison between both governments.
It was Warner first Test hundred since January 2020 and as the opposition bowlers tired, he battled the elements and converted it to 200 for only the third time.
Batting star Glenn Maxwell’s self-imposed exile from international cricket ended when he was named on Tuesday in Australia’s limited-overs squads to tour South Africa,
Australia opener David Warner is braced for a hostile reception but hopes fans will show “respect” as he and Steve Smith return to South Africa for the first time
David Warner joined Australia’s charm offensive on Thursday ahead of the first Twenty20 international against South Africa at the Wanderers Stadium,
David Warner and Aaron Finch launched a brutal assault on the South African bowlers to set up a comprehensive 97-run Australian victory in the series-deciding
Australia’s Steve Smith and David Warner will return to Newlands on Wednesday, less than two years after they were central figures in one of cricket’s greatest scandals at the ground.