South Africa tour of Australia, 2008/09 / Fall of wickets and partnerships

South Africa in Australia Test Series - 2nd Test

Australia v South Africa

South Africa won by 9 wickets

Partnerships - Australia 1st innings
Wkt Runs Overs RR Player Player Start End
1st 21 7.2 2.86 ML Hayden (8) SM Katich (13) - 1/21 (7.2)
2nd 107 26.4 4.01 SM Katich (41) RT Ponting (60) 1/21 (7.2) 2/128 (33.6)
3rd 15 3.3 4.28 MEK Hussey (0) RT Ponting (14) 2/128 (33.6) 3/143 (37.3)
4th 41 13.5 2.96 RT Ponting (27) MJ Clarke (11) 3/143 (37.3) 4/184 (51.2)
5th 39 14.5 2.62 A Symonds (27) MJ Clarke (8) 4/184 (51.2) 5/223 (66.1)
6th 54 22.2 2.41 BJ Haddin (40) MJ Clarke (14) 5/223 (66.1) 6/277 (88.3)
7th 45 6.5 6.58 B Lee (21) MJ Clarke (23) 6/277 (88.3) 7/322 (95.2)
8th 4 0.3 8.00 MG Johnson (0) MJ Clarke (0) 7/322 (95.2) 8/326 (95.5)
9th 26 6.0 4.33 NM Hauritz (12) MJ Clarke (14) 8/326 (95.5) 9/352 (101.5)
10th 42 11.5 3.54 PM Siddle (19) MJ Clarke (18) 9/352 (101.5) 10/394 (113.4)
Highest partnerships in the match
Inns Wkt Runs Overs RR Player Player Start End
2 9th 180 63.4 2.82 DW Steyn (76) JP Duminy (92) 8/251 (77.5) 9/431 (141.3)
4 1st 121 28.5 4.19 GC Smith (75) ND McKenzie (35) - 1/121 (28.5)
1 2nd 107 26.4 4.01 SM Katich (41) RT Ponting (60) 1/21 (7.2) 2/128 (33.6)
3 4th 96 27.4 3.46 MJ Clarke (29) RT Ponting (62) 3/49 (15.3) 4/145 (43.1)
2 8th 67 20.4 3.24 PL Harris (39) JP Duminy (25) 7/184 (57.1) 8/251 (77.5)
2 3rd 63 18.1 3.46 JH Kallis (26) GC Smith (31) 2/39 (8.3) 3/102 (26.4)
4 2nd 62* 19.1 3.23 ND McKenzie (24) HM Amla (30) 1/121 (28.5) 1/183 (48.0)
1 6th 54 22.2 2.41 BJ Haddin (40) MJ Clarke (14) 5/223 (66.1) 6/277 (88.3)
1 7th 45 6.5 6.58 B Lee (21) MJ Clarke (23) 6/277 (88.3) 7/322 (95.2)
2 7th 43 10.3 4.09 M Morkel (21) JP Duminy (19) 6/141 (46.4) 7/184 (57.1)
1 10th 42 11.5 3.54 PM Siddle (19) MJ Clarke (18) 9/352 (101.5) 10/394 (113.4)
1 4th 41 13.5 2.96 RT Ponting (27) MJ Clarke (11) 3/143 (37.3) 4/184 (51.2)
1 5th 39 14.5 2.62 A Symonds (27) MJ Clarke (8) 4/184 (51.2) 5/223 (66.1)
2 2nd 38 6.5 5.56 HM Amla (19) GC Smith (15) 1/1 (1.4) 2/39 (8.3)
3 1st 37 10.4 3.46 ML Hayden (23) SM Katich (13) - 1/37 (10.4)
3 8th 32 13.0 2.46 RT Ponting (12) MG Johnson (20) 7/180 (58.3) 8/212 (71.3)
2 10th 28 11.3 2.43 JP Duminy (20) M Ntini (2) 9/431 (141.3) 10/459 (152.6)
1 9th 26 6.0 4.33 NM Hauritz (12) MJ Clarke (14) 8/326 (95.5) 9/352 (101.5)
2 4th 24 11.2 2.11 GC Smith (16) AB de Villiers (6) 3/102 (26.4) 4/126 (37.6)
1 1st 21 7.2 2.86 ML Hayden (8) SM Katich (13) - 1/21 (7.2)
3 6th 20 9.1 2.18 BJ Haddin (10) RT Ponting (10) 5/145 (43.6) 6/165 (53.1)
3 9th 19 7.3 2.53 NM Hauritz (3) MG Johnson (14) 8/212 (71.3) 9/231 (78.6)
3 10th 16 5.2 3.00 PM Siddle (6) MG Johnson (9) 9/231 (78.6) 10/247 (84.2)
3 7th 15 5.2 2.81 B Lee (8) RT Ponting (7) 6/165 (53.1) 7/180 (58.3)
1 3rd 15 3.3 4.28 MEK Hussey (0) RT Ponting (14) 2/128 (33.6) 3/143 (37.3)
3 3rd 9 3.1 2.84 MEK Hussey (2) RT Ponting (7) 2/40 (12.2) 3/49 (15.3)
2 6th 9 4.5 1.86 MV Boucher (3) JP Duminy (6) 5/132 (41.5) 6/141 (46.4)
2 5th 6 3.5 1.56 AB de Villiers (1) JP Duminy (4) 4/126 (37.6) 5/132 (41.5)
1 8th 4 0.3 8.00 MG Johnson (0) MJ Clarke (0) 7/322 (95.2) 8/326 (95.5)
3 2nd 3 1.4 1.80 SM Katich (2) RT Ponting (1) 1/37 (10.4) 2/40 (12.2)
2 1st 1 1.4 0.60 ND McKenzie (0) GC Smith (0) - 1/1 (1.4)
3 5th 0 0.5 0.00 A Symonds (0) RT Ponting (0) 4/145 (43.1) 5/145 (43.6)
Series Results
Australia v South Africa at Sydney - Jan 3-7, 2009
Australia won by 103 runs
Australia v South Africa at Melbourne - Dec 26-30, 2008
South Africa won by 9 wickets
Australia v South Africa at Perth - Dec 17-21, 2008
South Africa won by 6 wickets
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Dec 30, 2008

The champagne flows after South Africa's series win, Australia v South Africa, 2nd Test, Melbourne, 5th day, December 30, 2008

The champagne flows after South Africa's series win

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Dec 30, 2008

Paul Harris, Mark Boucher, Morne Morkel and AB de Villiers celebrate South Africa's triumph, Australia v South Africa, 2nd Test, Melbourne, 5th day, December 30, 2008

Paul Harris, Mark Boucher, Morne Morkel and AB de Villiers celebrate South Africa's triumph

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