South Africa tour of Australia, 1st Test: Australia v South Africa at Perth, Dec 17-21, 2008
South Africa won by 6 wickets
17,18,19,20,21 December 2008 (5-day match)
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2.6

Ntini to Hussey, no run, No hat-trick for Ntini but it's a good ball, he pitches on an excellent length and slants the ball across the left-hander, Hussey lets it go

Australia 14/2   MEK Hussey 0* (1b)
3.3

Steyn to Hussey, no run, Steyn digs it in short to Hussey who tries to play a short-arm pull, the ball was on to him too quickly and he mis-times it to Amla at square leg

3.4

Steyn to Hussey, no run, 140kmh, Steyn pitches short of a length around off stump and seams it away from the left-hander, Hussey pokes at it without moving his feet and gets beaten

3.5

Steyn to Hussey, no run, this time Hussey tries to pull his bat out of the way of one that moves away from him, he doesn't move it quickly enough and the ball hits the ball and goes on the bounce towards slip

3.6

Steyn to Hussey, no run, this time he manages to leave it comfortably outside off

Australia 15/2   MEK Hussey 0* (5b)
5.1

Steyn to Hussey, no run, Steyn hits the pitch hard outside off and Hussey lets it go

5.2

Steyn to Hussey, OUT, Hussey's gone for a duck! He pushes forward at one that slants across him and gets a thick outside edge which flies low towards third slip, de Villiers dives forward and grabs it inches from the ground, terrific catch, what a fielder he is, Steyn's celebration is intense!

MEK Hussey c de Villiers b Steyn 0 (11m 7b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Australia 15/3   MEK Hussey 0 (7b)
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Hours of play (local time) 11.30am start, Lunch 13.30-14.10, Tea 16.10-16.30, Close 18.30

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