South Africa tour of Australia, 2005/06 / Commentary

South Africa in Australia Test Series - 2nd Test

Australia v South Africa

Australia won by 184 runs

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100  | Overs 101-150

Hello and welcome to Cricinfos Live coverage of 2nd Test between Australia and South Africa. The news from the middle is match will start 30 minutes delayed due to damp pitch condtion at 11:00 local time. Australian skipper Ricky Ponting have won the toss and he choose to bat first. As far as the teams Australian made couple of changes, Justin Langer who was injured last test match replaced by debutant Paul Jaques and another leggie Stuart MacGill found place in playing XI replacing Nathan Bracken. The good news for Proteas, Jacques Kallis who was out of action last test match back into the side and Nicky Boje in place of Charl Langelveldt.

0.1

Pollock to Jaques, no run, Pollock to Jaques, length but down leg, Jaques misses the ball, no runs, fielded by Boucher

0.2

Pollock to Jaques, 2 runs, Pollock to Jaques, length ball, Jaques gets an edge, 2 runs, fielded by Kallis

0.3

Pollock to Jaques, no run, Pollock to Jaques, good line and length, Jaques plays no shot, no runs, fielded by Boucher

0.4

Pollock to Jaques, no run, Pollock to Jaques, length but down leg, Jaques leaves the ball, no runs, fielded by Boucher

0.5

Pollock to Jaques, no run, Pollock to Jaques, leg side delivery, Jaques defends it, no runs, fielded by Pollock

0.6

Pollock to Jaques, no run, Pollock to Jaques, leg side delivery, Jaques leaves the ball, no runs, fielded by Boucher

End of over 1 (2 runs) Australia 2/0
PA Jaques    2* (6b)      SM Pollock    1-0-2-0
ML Hayden    0* (0b)     

1.1

Ntini to Hayden, no run, de Villiers to Hayden, good line and length, Hayden defends it, no runs, fielded by Ntini

1.2

Ntini to Hayden, no run, de Villiers to Hayden, line and length, Hayden lets it go past, no runs, fielded by Boucher

1.3

Ntini to Hayden, no run, de Villiers to Hayden, line and length, Hayden plays but misses the ball, no runs, fielded by Boucher

1.4

Ntini to Hayden, no run, de Villiers to Hayden, good length delivery, Hayden leaves it alone, no runs, fielded by Boucher

1.5

Ntini to Hayden, no run, de Villiers to Hayden, good length and wide of the off stump, Hayden leaves it alone, no runs, fielded by Boucher

1.6

Ntini to Hayden, no run, de Villiers to Hayden, length ball, Hayden plays and misses the ball, no runs, fielded by Boje

End of over 2 (maiden) Australia 2/0
ML Hayden    0* (6b)      M Ntini    1-1-0-0
PA Jaques    2* (6b)      SM Pollock    1-0-2-0

2.1

Pollock to Jaques, no run, Pollock to Jaques, line and length, Jaques plays and misses the ball, no runs

2.2

Pollock to Jaques, no run, Pollock to Jaques, good line and length, Jaques plays and misses, no runs, fielded by Boucher

2.3

Pollock to Jaques, no run, Pollock to Jaques, down the leg side, Jaques leaves it alone, no runs, fielded by Boucher

2.4

Pollock to Jaques, no run, Pollock to Jaques, good length but down leg, Jaques lets it go past, no runs

2.5

Pollock to Jaques, no run, Pollock to Jaques, leg side delivery, Jaques leaves it alone, no runs, fielded by Boucher

2.6

Pollock to Jaques, OUT, Pollock to Jaques, OUT, Gone! pitched middle and leg and ball swinging away, Jacues gets back and defends it, insided edge into the pads and Rudolph whos kept at short leg for bat and pad catch takes that one.

PA Jaques c Rudolph b Pollock 2 (12m 12b 0x4 0x6) SR: 16.66

Australian skipper Ricky Ponting walks in

End of over 3 (wicket maiden) Australia 2/1
     SM Pollock    2-1-2-1
ML Hayden    0* (6b)      M Ntini    1-1-0-0

3.1

Ntini to Hayden, no run, Ntini to Hayden, good length delivery, Hayden misses the ball, no runs, fielded by Gibbs

3.2

Ntini to Hayden, no run, Ntini to Hayden, good line and length delivery, Hayden leaves the ball, no runs, fielded by Boucher

3.3

Ntini to Hayden, no run, Ntini to Hayden, good line and length delivery, Hayden leaves the ball, no runs, fielded by Boucher

3.4

Ntini to Hayden, FOUR, Ntini to Hayden, 4 runs, full toss outside the off stump, Hayden puts that away to long-on fence, easy picking for Hayden

3.5

Ntini to Hayden, no run, Ntini to Hayden, good length delivery, Hayden leaves it alone, no runs, fielded by Boucher

3.6

Ntini to Hayden, no run, Ntini to Hayden, good line and length, Hayden plays no shot, no runs, fielded by Boucher

End of over 4 (4 runs) Australia 6/1
ML Hayden    4* (12b 1x4)      M Ntini    2-1-4-0
RT Ponting    0* (0b)      SM Pollock    2-1-2-1

4.1

Pollock to Ponting, 1 leg bye, Pollock to Ponting, good line and length, Ponting misses the ball, 1 leg bye, fielded by Prince

4.2

Pollock to Hayden, 1 run, Pollock to Hayden, 1 run, pitched middle and leg, not much movement, Hayden plays to on side and easy single taken

4.3

Pollock to Ponting, no run, Pollock to Ponting, good line and length delivery, Ponting leaves the ball, no runs, fielded by Boucher

4.4

Pollock to Ponting, FOUR, Pollock to Ponting, 4 runs, fuller length delivery outside the off stump and swinging away, Ponting deceived by the length and went for drive, thick edge and ball flies safe between slip and gully fiedlers

4.5

Pollock to Ponting, no run, Pollock to Ponting, good length delivery, Ponting leaves it alone, no runs, fielded by Boucher

4.6

Pollock to Ponting, no run, Pollock to Ponting, line and length, Ponting lets it go past, no runs, fielded by Boucher

End of over 5 (6 runs) Australia 12/1
RT Ponting    4* (5b 1x4)      SM Pollock    3-1-7-1
ML Hayden    5* (13b 1x4)      M Ntini    2-1-4-0

5.1

Ntini to Hayden, no run, Ntini to Hayden, good line and length delivery, Hayden leaves the ball, no runs, fielded by Boucher

5.2

Ntini to Hayden, no run, Ntini to Hayden, full delivery, Hayden driving, no runs, fielded by Nel

5.3

Ntini to Hayden, no run, Ntini to Hayden, line and length, Hayden lets it go past, no runs, fielded by Boucher

5.4

Ntini to Hayden, no run, Ntini to Hayden, good line and length, Hayden plays no shot, no runs, fielded by Boucher

5.5

Ntini to Hayden, 1 run, Ntini to Hayden, 1 run, pitched up delilvery outside the off stump, Hayden drives it back, good stop by Ntini on his follow through saved some runs

5.6

Ntini to Ponting, FOUR, Ntini to Ponting, 4 runs, short and wide outside the off stump, Ponting moves back and pulled it to deep backward square leg

End of over 6 (5 runs) Australia 17/1
RT Ponting    8* (6b 2x4)      M Ntini    3-1-9-0
ML Hayden    6* (18b 1x4)      SM Pollock    3-1-7-1

6.1

Pollock to Hayden, no run, Pollock to Hayden, good length delivery, Hayden leaves it alone, no runs, fielded by Boucher

6.2

Pollock to Hayden, no run, Pollock to Hayden, length ball, Hayden pushes forward, no runs, fielded by de Villiers

6.3

Pollock to Hayden, no run, Pollock to Hayden, good length delivery, Hayden leaves it alone, no runs, fielded by Boucher

6.4

Pollock to Hayden, no run, Pollock to Hayden, good line and length, Hayden plays no shot, no runs, fielded by Boucher

6.5

Pollock to Hayden, no run, Pollock to Hayden, line and length, Hayden lets it go past, no runs, fielded by Boucher

6.6

Pollock to Hayden, no run, Pollock to Hayden, good line and length, Hayden plays no shot, no runs, fielded by Boucher

First change of bowling, Jacques Kallis comes into the attack

End of over 7 (maiden) Australia 17/1
ML Hayden    6* (24b 1x4)      SM Pollock    4-2-7-1
RT Ponting    8* (6b 2x4)      M Ntini    3-1-9-0

7.1

Kallis to Ponting, no run, Kallis to Ponting, line and length, Ponting lets it go past, no runs, fielded by Boucher

7.2

Kallis to Ponting, no run, Kallis to Ponting, good line and length delivery, Ponting leaves the ball, no runs, fielded by Boucher

7.3

Kallis to Ponting, no run, Kallis to Ponting, good line and length delivery, Ponting leaves the ball, no runs, fielded by Boucher

7.4

Kallis to Ponting, no run, Kallis to Ponting, good line and length, Ponting defends, no runs, fielded by de Villiers

7.5

Kallis to Ponting, no run, Kallis to Ponting, length ball, Ponting defends it, no runs, fielded by Gibbs

7.6

Kallis to Ponting, no run, Kallis to Ponting, good length delivery, Ponting plays but misses the ball, no runs, fielded by Boucher

End of over 8 (maiden) Australia 17/1
RT Ponting    8* (12b 2x4)      JH Kallis    1-1-0-0
ML Hayden    6* (24b 1x4)      SM Pollock    4-2-7-1

8.1

Pollock to Hayden, no run, Pollock to Hayden, line and length, Hayden lets it go past, no runs, fielded by Boucher

8.2

Pollock to Hayden, no run, Pollock to Hayden, length ball, Hayden leaves it, no runs, fielded by Boucher

8.3

Pollock to Hayden, 1 run, Pollock to Hayden, good length but down leg, Hayden hits it into the leg side, 1 run, fielded by Prince

8.4

Pollock to Ponting, 1 run, Pollock to Ponting, down the leg side, Ponting driving, 1 run, fielded by Nel

8.5

Pollock to Hayden, no run, Pollock to Hayden, good length delivery, Hayden defends it, no runs, fielded by de Villiers

8.6

Pollock to Hayden, no run, Pollock to Hayden, good length delivery, Hayden leaves it alone, no runs, fielded by Boucher

End of over 9 (2 runs) Australia 19/1
ML Hayden    7* (29b 1x4)      SM Pollock    5-2-9-1
RT Ponting    9* (13b 2x4)      JH Kallis    1-1-0-0

9.1

Kallis to Ponting, FOUR, Kallis to Ponting, 4 runs, short of a length and outside off stump, Ponting quick in his feet and pulled it over mid wicket

9.2

Kallis to Ponting, no run, Kallis to Ponting, length ball, Ponting defends it, no runs, fielded by Gibbs

9.3

Kallis to Ponting, no run, Kallis to Ponting, good length delivery, Ponting leaves it alone, no runs, fielded by Boucher

9.4

Kallis to Ponting, no run, Kallis to Ponting, good length but down leg, Ponting gets an edge, no runs, fielded by Prince

9.5

Kallis to Ponting, no run, Kallis to Ponting, good line and length, Ponting plays no shot, no runs, fielded by Boucher

9.6

Kallis to Ponting, 3 runs, Kallis to Ponting, good line and length delivery, Ponting driving, 3 runs, fielded by Ntini

End of over 10 (7 runs) Australia 26/1
RT Ponting    16* (19b 3x4)      JH Kallis    2-1-7-0
ML Hayden    7* (29b 1x4)      SM Pollock    5-2-9-1

10.1

Pollock to Ponting, no run, Pollock to Ponting, no runs, outside the off stump and straighten, left alone

10.2

Pollock to Ponting, no run, Pollock to Ponting, good length delivery, Ponting leaves it alone, no runs, fielded by Boucher

10.3

Pollock to Ponting, 1 run, Pollock to Ponting, length ball, Ponting drives the ball through the off side, 1 run, fielded by Boje

10.4

Pollock to Hayden, no run, Pollock to Hayden, good length delivery, Hayden defends on the front foot, no runs, fielded by Ntini

10.5

Pollock to Hayden, no run, Pollock to Hayden, good length delivery, Hayden leaves it alone, no runs, fielded by Boucher

10.6

Pollock to Hayden, no run, Pollock to Hayden, length but down leg, Hayden gets an edge, no runs, fielded by Rudolph

Drinks called in

End of over 11 (1 run) Australia 27/1
ML Hayden    7* (32b 1x4)      SM Pollock    6-2-10-1
RT Ponting    17* (22b 3x4)      JH Kallis    2-1-7-0

11.1

Kallis to Ponting, no run, Kallis to Ponting, no runs, Dropped! short of a length delivery outside the off stump, Ponting pulls it on the front foot, Nel drops the sitter at mid wicket, that one cost a lot for Proteas

11.2

Kallis to Ponting, 1 run, Kallis to Ponting, line and length, Ponting gets an edge, 1 run, fielded by Gibbs

11.3

Kallis to Hayden, no run, Kallis to Hayden, line and length, Hayden lets it go past, no runs, fielded by Boucher

11.4

Kallis to Hayden, no run, Kallis to Hayden, length ball, Hayden defends it, no runs, fielded by Gibbs

11.5

Kallis to Hayden, 2 byes, Kallis to Hayden, good line and length, Hayden plays no shot, 2 byes, fielded by Boucher

11.6

Kallis to Hayden, no run, Kallis to Hayden, good line and length, Hayden plays no shot, no runs, fielded by Boucher

End of over 12 (3 runs) Australia 30/1
ML Hayden    7* (36b 1x4)      JH Kallis    3-1-8-0
RT Ponting    18* (24b 3x4)      SM Pollock    6-2-10-1

12.1

Pollock to Ponting, 1 run, Pollock to Ponting, good line and length delivery, Ponting defends, no runs, fielded by de Villiers

12.2

Pollock to Hayden, no run, Pollock to Hayden, length but down leg, Hayden misses the ball, no runs

12.3

Pollock to Hayden, no run, Pollock to Hayden, good line and length delivery, Hayden leaves the ball, no runs, fielded by Boucher

12.4

Pollock to Hayden, no run, Pollock to Hayden, good length and wide of the off stump, Hayden lets it go past, no runs, fielded by Boucher

12.5

Pollock to Hayden, no run, Pollock to Hayden, length ball, Hayden leaves it, no runs, fielded by Boucher

12.6

Pollock to Hayden, 1 run, Pollock to Hayden, good length delivery, Hayden drives the ball through the off side, 1 run, fielded by Nel

End of over 13 (2 runs) Australia 32/1
ML Hayden    8* (41b 1x4)      SM Pollock    7-2-12-1
RT Ponting    19* (25b 3x4)      JH Kallis    3-1-8-0

13.1

Kallis to Hayden, no run, Kallis to Hayden, length ball, Hayden leaves it, no runs, fielded by Boucher

13.2

Kallis to Hayden, no run, Kallis to Hayden, no runs, beauty! pitched on target and moving away, Hayden beaten by the swing, excellent line for the left hander

13.3

Kallis to Hayden, no run, Kallis to Hayden, good length delivery, Hayden defends it, no runs, fielded by Ntini

13.4

Kallis to Hayden, no run, Kallis to Hayden, good line and length delivery, Hayden leaves the ball, no runs, fielded by Boucher

13.5

Kallis to Hayden, no run, Kallis to Hayden, good line and length, Hayden plays no shot, no runs, fielded by Boucher

13.6

Kallis to Hayden, no run, Kallis to Hayden, good line and length delivery, Hayden leaves the ball, no runs, fielded by Boucher

End of over 14 (maiden) Australia 32/1
ML Hayden    8* (47b 1x4)      JH Kallis    4-2-8-0
RT Ponting    19* (25b 3x4)      SM Pollock    7-2-12-1

14.1

Pollock to Ponting, no run, Pollock to Ponting, line and length, Ponting defends on the front foot, no runs, fielded by Nel

14.2

Pollock to Ponting, no run, Pollock to Ponting, good length delivery, Ponting defends, no runs, fielded by Gibbs

14.3

Pollock to Ponting, 1 run, Pollock to Ponting, half volley, Ponting drives it away, 1 run, fielded by Boje

14.4

Pollock to Hayden, no run, Pollock to Hayden, good line and length, Hayden keeps it out, no runs, fielded by Ntini

14.5

Pollock to Hayden, 1 run, Pollock to Hayden, good line and length, Hayden gets an edge, 1 run, fielded by Ntini

14.6

Pollock to Ponting, no run, Pollock to Ponting, length but down leg, Ponting misses the ball, no runs

End of over 15 (2 runs) Australia 34/1
RT Ponting    20* (29b 3x4)      SM Pollock    8-2-14-1
ML Hayden    9* (49b 1x4)      JH Kallis    4-2-8-0

15.1

Kallis to Hayden, no run, Kallis to Hayden, good line and length, Hayden plays no shot, no runs, fielded by Boucher

15.2

Kallis to Hayden, 2 runs, Kallis to Hayden, good length but wide of the off stump, Hayden drives it away, 2 runs, fielded by Nel

15.3

Kallis to Hayden, no run, Kallis to Hayden, length ball, Hayden leaves it, no runs, fielded by Boucher

15.4

Kallis to Hayden, no run, Kallis to Hayden, good line and length delivery, Hayden leaves the ball, no runs, fielded by Boucher

15.5

Kallis to Hayden, 1 run, Kallis to Hayden, good line and length, Hayden hits it into the leg side, 1 run, fielded by Ntini

15.6

Kallis to Ponting, 1 run, Kallis to Ponting, good line and length, Ponting drives on the front foot, 1 run, fielded by Boje

Bowling change, Andrew Nel takes over Southern End from Pollock

End of over 16 (4 runs) Australia 38/1
RT Ponting    21* (30b 3x4)      JH Kallis    5-2-12-0
ML Hayden    12* (54b 1x4)      SM Pollock    8-2-14-1

16.1

Nel to Ponting, FOUR, Nel to Ponting, 4 runs, short ball outside the off stump, Ponting moves back quickly and pulls in air towards deep mid wicket fence, two bounce to boundary rope

16.2

Nel to Ponting, FOUR, Nel to Ponting, 4 runs, anothe one! pitched outside the off stump and moving away, Ponting moves back and cuts it away over slip cordon, Ponting takes on Nel straight away

16.3

Nel to Ponting, no run, Nel to Ponting, length ball, Ponting drives it away, no runs, fielded by Pollock

16.4

Nel to Ponting, 1 run, Nel to Ponting, good length but down leg, Ponting edges the ball, 1 run, fielded by Ntini

16.5

Nel to Hayden, no run, Nel to Hayden, good length delivery, Hayden leaves it alone, no runs, fielded by Boucher

16.6

Nel to Hayden, no run, Nel to Hayden, short leg side delivery, Hayden plays and misses the ball, no runs

End of over 17 (9 runs) Australia 47/1
ML Hayden    12* (56b 1x4)      A Nel    1-0-9-0
RT Ponting    30* (34b 5x4)      JH Kallis    5-2-12-0

17.1

Kallis to Ponting, no run, Kallis to Ponting, good line and length, Ponting defends it, no runs, fielded by Kallis

17.2

Kallis to Ponting, no run, Kallis to Ponting, good line and just short of a length, Ponting plays but misses the ball, no runs, fielded by Kallis

17.3

Kallis to Ponting, 3 runs, Kallis to Ponting, good length but down leg, Ponting works it through the leg side, 3 runs, fielded by Ntini

17.4

Kallis to Hayden, no run, Kallis to Hayden, line and length, Hayden lets it go past, no runs, fielded by Boucher

17.5

Kallis to Hayden, no run, Kallis to Hayden, line and length, Hayden edges it, no runs, fielded by Gibbs

Kallis sliped on his follow through and seem injured himself, looks bad though, physio comes in for the help. And Kallis off the field now. Boje to finish this over

17.6

Boje to Hayden, FOUR, Boje to Hayden, full on the stumps, Hayden drives on the front foot, 4 runs

End of over 18 (7 runs) Australia 54/1
ML Hayden    16* (59b 2x4)      N Boje    0.1-0-4-0
RT Ponting    33* (37b 5x4)      A Nel    1-0-9-0

18.1

Nel to Ponting, no run, Nel to Ponting, good length delivery, Ponting defends it, no runs, fielded by Nel

18.2

Nel to Ponting, no run, Nel to Ponting, length ball, Ponting keeps it out, no runs, fielded by de Villiers

18.3

Nel to Ponting, 2 runs, Nel to Ponting, length ball outside the off stump, Ponting drives the ball through the off side, 2 runs, fielded by Boje

18.4

Nel to Ponting, no run, Nel to Ponting, good line but full, Ponting defends on the front foot, no runs, fielded by Pollock

18.5

Nel to Ponting, no run, Nel to Ponting, good line and length, Ponting defends it, no runs, fielded by Rudolph

18.6

Nel to Ponting, no run, Nel to Ponting, length ball, Ponting defends, no runs, fielded by Boje

End of over 19 (2 runs) Australia 56/1
RT Ponting    35* (43b 5x4)      A Nel    2-0-11-0
ML Hayden    16* (59b 2x4)      N Boje    0.1-0-4-0

19.1

Boje to Hayden, no run, Boje to Hayden, good length delivery, Hayden defends on the front foot, no runs, fielded by Rudolph

19.2

Boje to Hayden, 1 run, Boje to Hayden, line and length, Hayden paddles it away, 1 run, fielded by Prince

19.3

Boje to Ponting, no run, Boje to Ponting, line and length, Ponting defends it, no runs, fielded by Rudolph

19.4

Boje to Ponting, 3 runs, Boje to Ponting, good length delivery, Ponting cuts off the back foot, 3 runs, fielded by Gibbs

19.5

Boje to Hayden, no run, Boje to Hayden, line and length, Hayden plays and misses, no runs, fielded by Rudolph

19.6

Boje to Hayden, no run, Boje to Hayden, leg side delivery, Hayden plays but misses the ball, no runs, fielded by Boucher

And that is Lunch on Day 1, Australians had a good session unless they lost a early wicket of a debutant. Then Hayden and Ponting build up a good partnership. Ricky Ponting played aggerssively and he was dropped by Andrew Nel at 17 runs. Please join with us after 40 minutes break Welcome back for post lunch sesssion, Nel to bowl

End of over 20 (4 runs) Australia 60/1
ML Hayden    17* (63b 2x4)      N Boje    1.1-0-8-0
RT Ponting    38* (45b 5x4)      A Nel    2-0-11-0

20.1

Nel to Ponting, no run, Nel to Ponting, good line and back of a length, Ponting defends, no runs, fielded by Gibbs

20.2

Nel to Ponting, no run, Nel to Ponting, down the leg side, Ponting plays and misses, no runs, fielded by Prince

20.3

Nel to Ponting, no run, Nel to Ponting, wide outside the off stump, Ponting leaves it, no runs, fielded by Boucher

20.4

Nel to Ponting, no run, Nel to Ponting, good line and length, Ponting plays no shot, no runs, fielded by Boucher

20.5

Nel to Ponting, no run, Nel to Ponting, good length delivery, Ponting defends, no runs, fielded by Boje

20.6

Nel to Ponting, no run, Nel to Ponting, good line and length delivery, Ponting drives, no runs, fielded by Gibbs

Makhaya Ntini is back replacing Boje

End of over 21 (maiden) Australia 60/1
RT Ponting    38* (51b 5x4)      A Nel    3-1-11-0
ML Hayden    17* (63b 2x4)      N Boje    1.1-0-8-0

21.1

Ntini to Hayden, FOUR, Ntini to Hayden, 4 runs, length delivery outside the off stump, Hayden picks it and driven uppishly in air through mid-off, excellent timing

21.2

Ntini to Hayden, no run, Ntini to Hayden, good line and length delivery, Hayden leaves the ball, no runs, fielded by Boucher

21.3

Ntini to Hayden, no run, Ntini to Hayden, line and length, Hayden lets it go past, no runs, fielded by Boucher

21.4

Ntini to Hayden, no run, Ntini to Hayden, good length delivery, Hayden driving, no runs, fielded by Ntini

21.5

Ntini to Hayden, no run, Ntini to Hayden, good length delivery, Hayden leaves it alone, no runs, fielded by Boucher

21.6

Ntini to Hayden, no run, Ntini to Hayden, wide outside the off stump, Hayden driving, no runs, fielded by Boje

End of over 22 (4 runs) Australia 64/1
ML Hayden    21* (69b 3x4)      M Ntini    4-1-13-0
RT Ponting    38* (51b 5x4)      A Nel    3-1-11-0

22.1

Nel to Ponting, no run, Nel to Ponting, good line and length, Ponting plays but misses the ball, no runs, fielded by Rudolph

22.2

Nel to Ponting, no run, Nel to Ponting, good line and length delivery, Ponting leaves the ball, no runs, fielded by Boucher

22.3

Nel to Ponting, no run, Nel to Ponting, wide outside the off stump, Ponting leaves it, no runs, fielded by Boucher

22.4

Nel to Ponting, no run, Nel to Ponting, good length delivery, Ponting defends it, no runs, fielded by Pollock

22.5

Nel to Ponting, no run, Nel to Ponting, length ball, Ponting leaves it, no runs, fielded by Boucher

22.6

Nel to Ponting, no run, Nel to Ponting, good line and length, Ponting pushes forward, no runs, fielded by Gibbs

End of over 23 (maiden) Australia 64/1
RT Ponting    38* (57b 5x4)      A Nel    4-2-11-0
ML Hayden    21* (69b 3x4)      M Ntini    4-1-13-0

23.1

Ntini to Hayden, no run, Ntini to Hayden, good line and length, Hayden defends it, no runs, fielded by Ntini

23.2

Ntini to Hayden, no run, Ntini to Hayden, good length delivery, Hayden leaves it alone, no runs, fielded by Boucher

23.3

Ntini to Hayden, no run, Ntini to Hayden, good line and length delivery, Hayden plays but misses the ball, no runs, fielded by Boucher

23.4

Ntini to Hayden, FOUR, Ntini to Hayden, line and length, Hayden drives through the off side, 4 runs

23.5

Ntini to Hayden, no run, Ntini to Hayden, line and length, Hayden defends it, no runs, fielded by Rudolph

23.6

Ntini to Hayden, no run, Ntini to Hayden, length ball outside the off stump, Hayden leaves it alone, no runs, fielded by Boucher

End of over 24 (4 runs) Australia 68/1
ML Hayden    25* (75b 4x4)      M Ntini    5-1-17-0
RT Ponting    38* (57b 5x4)      A Nel    4-2-11-0

24.1

Nel to Ponting, no run, Nel to Ponting, wide outside the off stump, Ponting lets it go past, to the keeper

24.2

Nel to Ponting, no run, Nel to Ponting, good line and length, Ponting defends on the front foot, no runs, fielded by de Villiers

24.3

Nel to Ponting, no run, Nel to Ponting, good length but wide of the off stump, Ponting misses the ball, no runs, fielded by Boucher

24.4

Nel to Ponting, no run, Nel to Ponting, down the leg side, Ponting plays and misses, no runs

24.5

Nel to Ponting, no run, Nel to Ponting, wide outside the off stump, Ponting lets it go past, no runs, fielded by Boucher

24.6

Nel to Ponting, no run, Nel to Ponting, length ball outside the off stump, Ponting lets it go past,to the keeper

End of over 25 (maiden) Australia 68/1
RT Ponting    38* (63b 5x4)      A Nel    5-3-11-0
ML Hayden    25* (75b 4x4)      M Ntini    5-1-17-0

25.1

Ntini to Hayden, no run, Ntini to Hayden, half volley, Hayden drives it away, no runs, fielded by Boje

25.2

Ntini to Hayden, no run, Ntini to Hayden, good line and length delivery, Hayden leaves the ball, no runs, fielded by Boucher

25.3

Ntini to Hayden, no run, Ntini to Hayden, length ball, Hayden leaves it, no runs

25.4

Ntini to Hayden, no run, Ntini to Hayden, length ball, Hayden leaves it, no runs

25.5

Ntini to Hayden, no run, Ntini to Hayden, good line and length delivery, Hayden leaves the ball, no runs

25.6

Ntini to Hayden, no run, Ntini to Hayden, length ball outside the off stump, Hayden leaves it alone, no runs

End of over 26 (maiden) Australia 68/1
ML Hayden    25* (81b 4x4)      M Ntini    6-2-17-0
RT Ponting    38* (63b 5x4)      A Nel    5-3-11-0

26.1

Nel to Ponting, 3 runs, Nel to Ponting, line and length, Ponting drives on the front foot, 3 runs, fielded by Pollock

26.2

Nel to Hayden, no run, Nel to Hayden, line and length, Hayden lets it go past, no runs

26.3

Nel to Hayden, no run, Nel to Hayden, good line and length, Hayden edges it, no runs, fielded by Gibbs

26.4

Nel to Hayden, no run, Nel to Hayden, Hayden defends on the front foot back to the bowler

26.5

Nel to Hayden, 1 leg bye, Nel to Hayden, good length delivery, Hayden defends it to the on side, 1 run, fielded by Gibbs

26.6

Nel to Ponting, no run, Nel to Ponting, line and length, Ponting driving, no runs

End of over 27 (4 runs) Australia 72/1
RT Ponting    41* (65b 5x4)      A Nel    6-3-14-0
ML Hayden    25* (85b 4x4)      M Ntini    6-2-17-0

27.1

Ntini to Hayden, no run, Ntini to Hayden, good line and length delivery, Hayden leaves the ball, no runs

27.2

Ntini to Hayden, no run, Ntini to Hayden, line and length, Hayden defends it away, no runs

27.3

Ntini to Hayden, no run, Ntini to Hayden, line and length, Hayden gets an edge, no runs, fielded by Ntini

27.4

Ntini to Hayden, no run, Ntini to Hayden, just short of a length, Hayden defends it, no runs

27.5

Ntini to Hayden, FOUR, Ntini to Hayden, line and length, Hayden drives on the on side, 4 runs

27.6

Ntini to Hayden, FOUR, Ntini to Hayden, short and wide, Hayden plays a cut-shot, 4 runs

End of over 28 (8 runs) Australia 80/1
ML Hayden    33* (91b 6x4)      M Ntini    7-2-25-0
RT Ponting    41* (65b 5x4)      A Nel    6-3-14-0

28.1

Nel to Ponting, no run, Nel to Ponting, length ball, Ponting defends it, no runs, fielded by Prince

28.2

Nel to Ponting, no run, Nel to Ponting, good length delivery, Ponting defends it, no runs, fielded by Smith

28.3

Nel to Ponting, 3 runs, Nel to Ponting, length ball, Ponting pushes it off the back foot, 3 runs, fielded by Boje

28.4

Nel to Hayden, no run, Nel to Hayden, short of a length, Hayden leaves it, no runs

28.5

Nel to Hayden, no run, Nel to Hayden, length ball, Hayden plays and misses the ball, no runs

28.6

Nel to Hayden, no run, Nel to Hayden, length ball, Hayden keeps it out, no runs, fielded by Nel

End of over 29 (3 runs) Australia 83/1
ML Hayden    33* (94b 6x4)      A Nel    7-3-17-0
RT Ponting    44* (68b 5x4)      M Ntini    7-2-25-0

29.1

Kallis to Ponting, no run, Kallis to Ponting, down the leg side, Ponting plays and misses, no runs, fielded by Boucher

29.2

Kallis to Ponting, no run, Kallis to Ponting, good line and length delivery, Ponting keeps it out, no runs, fielded by Boje

29.3

Kallis to Ponting, 2 runs, Kallis to Ponting, good line and length delivery, Ponting drives, 2 runs, fielded by Rudolph

29.4

Kallis to Ponting, no run, Kallis to Ponting, good line and length delivery, Ponting defends on the front foot, no runs, fielded by Boje

29.5

Kallis to Ponting, FOUR, Kallis to Ponting, full on the stumps, Ponting drives on the front foot, 4 runs

29.6

Kallis to Ponting, no run, Kallis to Ponting, line and length, Ponting defends it, no runs, fielded by Nel

End of over 30 (6 runs) Australia 89/1
RT Ponting    50* (74b 6x4)      JH Kallis    6.5-2-21-0
ML Hayden    33* (94b 6x4)      A Nel    7-3-17-0

30.1

Nel to Hayden, no run, Nel to Hayden, good line and length delivery, Hayden leaves the ball, no runs, fielded by Boucher

30.2

Nel to Hayden, no run, Nel to Hayden, good line and length delivery, Hayden leaves the ball, no runs, fielded by Boucher

30.3

Nel to Hayden, no run, Nel to Hayden, line and length, Hayden lets it go past, no runs, fielded by Boucher

30.4

Nel to Hayden, 1 run, Nel to Hayden, line and length, Hayden defends off the back foot, 1 run, fielded by Gibbs

30.5

Nel to Ponting, 1 no ball, (no ball) Nel to Ponting, Ponting driving, no runs, fielded by Boje

30.5

Nel to Ponting, 2 runs, Nel to Ponting, wide outside the off stump, Ponting cuts, 2 runs, fielded by Boje

30.6

Nel to Ponting, FOUR, Nel to Ponting, good line and length delivery, Ponting drives the ball through the off side, 4 runs

End of over 31 (8 runs) Australia 97/1
RT Ponting    56* (77b 7x4)      A Nel    8-3-25-0
ML Hayden    34* (98b 6x4)      JH Kallis    6.5-2-21-0

31.1

Kallis to Hayden, 2 runs, Kallis to Hayden, short and down leg, Hayden pulls it away, 2 runs, fielded by Rudolph

31.2

Kallis to Hayden, no run, Kallis to Hayden, length ball, Hayden drives it away, no runs, fielded by de Villiers

31.3

Kallis to Hayden, no run, Kallis to Hayden, good line and length delivery, Hayden drives it away, no runs, fielded by Kallis

31.4

Kallis to Hayden, no run, Kallis to Hayden, length ball, Hayden hits it into the leg side, no runs, fielded by Prince

31.5

Kallis to Hayden, no run, Kallis to Hayden, good line and length delivery, Hayden driving off the back foot, no runs, fielded by Prince

31.6

Kallis to Hayden, 1 run, Kallis to Hayden, line and length, Hayden defends on the front foot, 1 run, fielded by Gibbs

End of over 32 (3 runs) Australia 100/1
ML Hayden    37* (104b 6x4)      JH Kallis    7.5-2-24-0
RT Ponting    56* (77b 7x4)      A Nel    8-3-25-0

32.1

Nel to Hayden, no run, Nel to Hayden, good length delivery, Hayden drives on the front foot, no runs, fielded by Pollock

32.2

Nel to Hayden, no run, Nel to Hayden, good line and length delivery, Hayden defends off the back foot, no runs, fielded by Boje

32.3

Nel to Hayden, no run, Nel to Hayden, good length and wide of the off stump, Hayden driving, no runs, fielded by Pollock

32.4

Nel to Hayden, 1 run, Nel to Hayden, good length delivery, Hayden defends it, 1 run, fielded by Rudolph

32.5

Nel to Ponting, no run, Nel to Ponting, line and length, Ponting drives on the front foot, no runs, fielded by Nel

32.6

Nel to Ponting, no run, Nel to Ponting, length ball, Ponting leaves it, no runs, fielded by Boucher

End of over 33 (1 run) Australia 101/1
RT Ponting    56* (79b 7x4)      A Nel    9-3-26-0
ML Hayden    38* (108b 6x4)      JH Kallis    7.5-2-24-0

33.1

Kallis to Hayden, FOUR, Kallis to Hayden, 4 runs, wide outside the off stump, Hayden thrashes it through covers, great timing

33.2

Kallis to Hayden, no run, Kallis to Hayden, good length delivery, Hayden leaves it alone, no runs, fielded by Boucher

33.3

Kallis to Hayden, no run, Kallis to Hayden, length ball, Hayden leaves it, no runs, fielded by Boucher

33.4

Kallis to Hayden, no run, Kallis to Hayden, good line and length delivery, Hayden defends it, no runs, fielded by de Villiers

33.5

Kallis to Hayden, 1 run, Kallis to Hayden, line and length, Hayden drives on the front foot, 1 run, fielded by Nel

33.6

Kallis to Ponting, 1 run, Kallis to Ponting, length but down leg, Ponting keeps it out, 1 run, fielded by Nel

End of over 34 (6 runs) Australia 107/1
RT Ponting    57* (80b 7x4)      JH Kallis    8.5-2-30-0
ML Hayden    43* (113b 7x4)      A Nel    9-3-26-0

34.1

Nel to Ponting, no run, Nel to Ponting, length ball outside the off stump, Ponting cuts off the back foot, no runs, fielded by Gibbs

34.2

Nel to Ponting, no run, Nel to Ponting, good line and length delivery, Ponting pushes forward, no runs, fielded by Nel

34.3

Nel to Ponting, no run, Nel to Ponting, full delivery, Ponting driving, no runs, fielded by Boje

34.4

Nel to Ponting, no run, Nel to Ponting, leg side delivery, Ponting defends it, no runs, fielded by Nel

34.5

Nel to Ponting, no run, Nel to Ponting, good line and length delivery, Ponting keeps it out, no runs, fielded by Rudolph

34.6

Nel to Ponting, no run, Nel to Ponting, line and length, Ponting lets it go past, no runs, fielded by Boucher

End of over 35 (maiden) Australia 107/1
RT Ponting    57* (86b 7x4)      A Nel    10-4-26-0
ML Hayden    43* (113b 7x4)      JH Kallis    8.5-2-30-0

35.1

Kallis to Hayden, no run, Kallis to Hayden, length ball, Hayden defends it, no runs, fielded by Kallis

35.2

Kallis to Hayden, no run, Kallis to Hayden, length ball, Hayden drives the ball through the off side, no runs, fielded by Nel

35.3

Kallis to Hayden, no run, Kallis to Hayden, good line and length, Hayden plays no shot, no runs, fielded by Boucher

35.4

Kallis to Hayden, 1 run, Kallis to Hayden, good length delivery, Hayden drives it away, 1 run, fielded by Rudolph

35.5

Kallis to Ponting, no run, Kallis to Ponting, good line and length, Ponting keeps it out, no runs, fielded by Boje

35.6

Kallis to Ponting, 1 run, Kallis to Ponting, good length but down leg, Ponting works it through the leg side, 1 run, fielded by Ntini

End of over 36 (2 runs) Australia 109/1
RT Ponting    58* (88b 7x4)      JH Kallis    9.5-2-32-0
ML Hayden    44* (117b 7x4)      A Nel    10-4-26-0

36.1

Nel to Ponting, no run, Nel to Ponting, good line and length, Ponting plays no shot, no runs, fielded by Boucher

36.2

Nel to Ponting, no run, Nel to Ponting, line and length, Ponting lets it go past, no runs, fielded by Boucher

36.3

Nel to Ponting, no run, Nel to Ponting, length ball, Ponting leaves it, no runs, fielded by Boucher

36.4

Nel to Ponting, no run, Nel to Ponting, good length but wide of the off stump, Ponting defends, no runs, fielded by Rudolph

36.5

Nel to Ponting, no run, Nel to Ponting, line and length, Ponting defends it, no runs, fielded by Pollock

36.6

Nel to Ponting, no run, Nel to Ponting, good line and length delivery, Ponting leaves the ball, no runs, fielded by Nel

End of over 37 (maiden) Australia 109/1
RT Ponting    58* (94b 7x4)      A Nel    11-5-26-0
ML Hayden    44* (117b 7x4)      JH Kallis    9.5-2-32-0

37.1

Kallis to Hayden, no run, Kallis to Hayden, good line and length, Hayden plays no shot, no runs, fielded by Boucher

37.2

Kallis to Hayden, 1 run, Kallis to Hayden, line and length, Hayden hits it into the leg side, 1 run, fielded by Rudolph

37.3

Kallis to Ponting, no run, Kallis to Ponting, length ball, Ponting drives it away, no runs, fielded by Nel

37.4

Kallis to Ponting, 1 run, Kallis to Ponting, line and length, Ponting pulls it away, 1 run, fielded by Pollock

37.5

Kallis to Hayden, no run, Kallis to Hayden, line and length, Hayden lets it go past, no runs, fielded by Boucher

37.6

Kallis to Hayden, no run, Kallis to Hayden, good length delivery, Hayden drives it away, no runs, fielded by Boje

End of over 38 (2 runs) Australia 111/1
ML Hayden    45* (121b 7x4)      JH Kallis    10.5-2-34-0
RT Ponting    59* (96b 7x4)      A Nel    11-5-26-0

38.1

Ntini to Ponting, no run, Ntini to Ponting, good length but down leg, Ponting plays and misses the ball, no runs, fielded by Boucher

38.2

Ntini to Ponting, no run, Ntini to Ponting, good line and length delivery, Ponting drives through the on side, no runs, fielded by Pollock

38.3

Ntini to Ponting, 1 run, Ntini to Ponting, Ponting drives it away, 1 run, fielded by Pollock

38.4

Ntini to Hayden, no run, Ntini to Hayden, length ball, Hayden driving, no runs, fielded by de Villiers

38.5

Ntini to Hayden, no run, Ntini to Hayden, Hayden defends it, no runs, fielded by Ntini

38.6

Ntini to Hayden, no run, Ntini to Hayden, good line and length, Hayden gets an edge, no runs, fielded by Boje

Drinks called in

End of over 39 (1 run) Australia 112/1
ML Hayden    45* (124b 7x4)      M Ntini    8-2-26-0
RT Ponting    60* (99b 7x4)      JH Kallis    10.5-2-34-0

39.1

Kallis to Ponting, no run, Kallis to Ponting, good line and length delivery, Ponting defends it, no runs, fielded by de Villiers

39.2

Kallis to Ponting, no run, Kallis to Ponting, length ball, Ponting keeps it out, no runs, fielded by Kallis

39.3

Kallis to Ponting, no run, Kallis to Ponting, length ball, Ponting leaves it, no runs, fielded by Boucher

39.4

Kallis to Ponting, no run, Kallis to Ponting, length ball, Ponting defends it, no runs, fielded by de Villiers

39.5

Kallis to Ponting, no run, Kallis to Ponting, length ball, Ponting defends, no runs, fielded by Kallis

39.6

Kallis to Ponting, 1 wide, (wide) Kallis to Ponting, length ball outside the off stump, no runs, fielded by Boucher

39.6

Kallis to Ponting, no run, Kallis to Ponting, length ball, Ponting leaves it, no runs, fielded by Boucher

End of over 40 (1 run) Australia 113/1
RT Ponting    60* (105b 7x4)      JH Kallis    11.5-2-35-0
ML Hayden    45* (124b 7x4)      M Ntini    8-2-26-0

40.1

Ntini to Hayden, no run, Ntini to Hayden, length ball, Hayden drives, no runs, fielded by de Villiers

40.2

Ntini to Hayden, no run, Ntini to Hayden, line and length, Hayden lets it go past, no runs, fielded by Boucher

40.3

Ntini to Hayden, no run, Ntini to Hayden, length ball, Hayden defends it, no runs, fielded by Rudolph

40.4

Ntini to Hayden, no run, Ntini to Hayden, good line and length delivery, Hayden leaves the ball, no runs, fielded by Boucher

40.5

Ntini to Hayden, no run, Ntini to Hayden, length ball, Hayden leaves it, no runs, fielded by Boucher

40.6

Ntini to Hayden, 1 run, Ntini to Hayden, good line and length delivery, Hayden pulls, 1 run, fielded by Nel

End of over 41 (1 run) Australia 114/1
ML Hayden    46* (130b 7x4)      M Ntini    9-2-27-0
RT Ponting    60* (105b 7x4)      JH Kallis    11.5-2-35-0

41.1

Kallis to Hayden, no run, Kallis to Hayden, good length delivery, Hayden leaves it alone, no runs, fielded by Boucher

41.2

Kallis to Hayden, no run, Kallis to Hayden, line and length, Hayden lets it go past, no runs, fielded by Boucher

41.3

Kallis to Hayden, no run, Kallis to Hayden, good line and length delivery, Hayden leaves the ball, no runs, fielded by Boucher

41.4

Kallis to Hayden, no run, Kallis to Hayden, length ball, Hayden defends it, no runs, fielded by Prince

41.5

Kallis to Hayden, FOUR, Kallis to Hayden, 4 runs, 50 for Hayden! of a length outside the off stump, Hayden despatched it to deep extra cover fence, solid innings by Hayden

41.6

Kallis to Hayden, 1 run, Kallis to Hayden, good line and length, Hayden drives through the on side, 1 run, fielded by Nel

End of over 42 (5 runs) Australia 119/1
ML Hayden    51* (136b 8x4)      JH Kallis    12.5-2-40-0
RT Ponting    60* (105b 7x4)      M Ntini    9-2-27-0

42.1

Ntini to Hayden, no run, Ntini to Hayden, good line and length delivery, Hayden plays but misses the ball, no runs, fielded by Boucher

42.2

Ntini to Hayden, no run, Ntini to Hayden, good length delivery, Hayden on the back foot defending, no runs, fielded by Ntini

42.3

Ntini to Hayden, no run, Ntini to Hayden, line and length, Hayden defends it, no runs, fielded by Rudolph

42.4

Ntini to Hayden, no run, Ntini to Hayden, good line and length, Hayden plays no shot, no runs, fielded by Boucher

42.5

Ntini to Hayden, no run, Ntini to Hayden, length ball, Hayden leaves it, no runs, fielded by Boucher

42.6

Ntini to Hayden, 1 run, Ntini to Hayden, down the leg side, Hayden plays a pull, 1 run, fielded by Nel

Bowling change, Nicky Boje been introduced into the attack

End of over 43 (1 run) Australia 120/1
ML Hayden    52* (142b 8x4)      M Ntini    10-2-28-0
RT Ponting    60* (105b 7x4)      JH Kallis    12.5-2-40-0

43.1

Boje to Hayden, no run, Boje to Hayden, good length delivery, Hayden defends it, no runs, fielded by Nel

43.2

Boje to Hayden, 1 run, Boje to Hayden, good line and length delivery, Hayden driving, 1 run, fielded by Nel

43.3

Boje to Ponting, no run, Boje to Ponting, good line and length delivery, Ponting drives it away, no runs, fielded by Pollock

43.4

Boje to Ponting, 1 run, Boje to Ponting, line and length, Ponting cuts, 1 run, fielded by Gibbs

43.5

Boje to Hayden, no run, Boje to Hayden, good line and length, Hayden keeps it out, no runs, fielded by Boje

43.6

Boje to Hayden, no run, Boje to Hayden, line and length, Hayden defends on the front foot, no runs, fielded by Boje

Another bowling change, Shaun Pollock comes back from Southern End

End of over 44 (2 runs) Australia 122/1
ML Hayden    53* (146b 8x4)      N Boje    2.1-0-10-0
RT Ponting    61* (107b 7x4)      M Ntini    10-2-28-0

44.1

Pollock to Ponting, no run, Pollock to Ponting, length ball, Ponting pushes forward, no runs, fielded by Nel

44.2

Pollock to Ponting, 1 no ball, (no ball) Pollock to Ponting, Ponting drives the ball through the off side, no runs, fielded by Nel

44.2

Pollock to Ponting, FOUR, Pollock to Ponting, length ball outside the off stump, Ponting pulls it away, 4 runs

44.3

Pollock to Ponting, 2 runs, Pollock to Ponting, leg side delivery, Ponting works it through the leg side, 2 runs, fielded by Rudolph

44.4

Pollock to Ponting, no run, Pollock to Ponting, good line and length delivery, Ponting defends it, no runs, fielded by Pollock

44.5

Pollock to Ponting, FOUR, Pollock to Ponting, short and wide, Ponting cuts, 4 runs

44.6

Pollock to Ponting, no run, Pollock to Ponting, good line and length, Ponting keeps it out, no runs, fielded by Boje

End of over 45 (11 runs) Australia 133/1
RT Ponting    71* (114b 9x4)      SM Pollock    9-2-25-1
ML Hayden    53* (146b 8x4)      N Boje    2.1-0-10-0

45.1

Boje to Hayden, no run, Boje to Hayden, good line but too full, Hayden drives on the on side, no runs, fielded by Boje

45.2

Boje to Hayden, 1 run, Boje to Hayden, line and length, Hayden paddles it away, 1 run, fielded by Prince

45.3

Boje to Ponting, 1 run, Boje to Ponting, good line and length, Ponting drives on the on side, 1 run, fielded by Nel

45.4

Boje to Hayden, 1 run, Boje to Hayden, length ball, Hayden hits it on the leg side, 1 run, fielded by Pollock

45.5

Boje to Ponting, no run, Boje to Ponting, good length delivery, Ponting driving, no runs, fielded by Nel

45.6

Boje to Ponting, no run, Boje to Ponting, good length delivery, Ponting leaves it alone, no runs, fielded by Boucher

End of over 46 (3 runs) Australia 136/1
RT Ponting    72* (117b 9x4)      N Boje    3.1-0-13-0
ML Hayden    55* (149b 8x4)      SM Pollock    9-2-25-1

46.1

Pollock to Hayden, no run, Pollock to Hayden, line and length, Hayden keeps it out, no runs, fielded by Pollock

46.2

Pollock to Hayden, no run, Pollock to Hayden, line and length, Hayden edges the ball, no runs, fielded by Boucher

46.3

Pollock to Hayden, 3 runs, Pollock to Hayden, good length and wide of the off stump, Hayden cuts, 3 runs, fielded by Gibbs

46.4

Pollock to Ponting, no run, Pollock to Ponting, length ball, Ponting leaves it, no runs, fielded by Boucher

46.5

Pollock to Ponting, no run, Pollock to Ponting, length ball, Ponting leaves it, no runs, fielded by Boucher

46.6

Pollock to Ponting, no run, Pollock to Ponting, good line and length, Ponting plays no shot, no runs, fielded by Boucher

End of over 47 (3 runs) Australia 139/1
RT Ponting    72* (120b 9x4)      SM Pollock    10-2-28-1
ML Hayden    58* (152b 8x4)      N Boje    3.1-0-13-0

47.1

Boje to Hayden, 1 run, Boje to Hayden, good length delivery, Hayden works it through the leg side, 1 run, fielded by Gibbs

47.2

Boje to Ponting, no run, Boje to Ponting, good line and length, Ponting keeps it out, no runs, fielded by Rudolph

47.3

Boje to Ponting, 3 runs, Boje to Ponting, good line and length, Ponting gets an edge, 3 runs, fielded by Pollock

47.4

Boje to Hayden, no run, Boje to Hayden, line and length, Hayden works it through the leg side, no runs, fielded by Kallis

47.5

Boje to Hayden, no run, Boje to Hayden, Hayden hits it on the leg side, no runs, fielded by Boje

47.6

Boje to Hayden, 1 run, Boje to Hayden, line and length, Hayden pulls it away, 1 run, fielded by Ntini

End of over 48 (5 runs) Australia 144/1
ML Hayden    60* (156b 8x4)      N Boje    4.1-0-18-0
RT Ponting    75* (122b 9x4)      SM Pollock    10-2-28-1

48.1

Pollock to Hayden, no run, Pollock to Hayden, good length delivery, Hayden plays and misses, no runs, fielded by Boucher

48.2

Pollock to Hayden, 1 run, Pollock to Hayden, good length delivery, Hayden driving, 1 run, fielded by Boje

48.3

Pollock to Ponting, no run, Pollock to Ponting, good length and wide of the off stump, Ponting leaves it, no runs, fielded by Boucher

48.4

Pollock to Ponting, no run, Pollock to Ponting, line and length, Ponting drives on the front foot, no runs, fielded by Boje

48.5

Pollock to Ponting, no run, Pollock to Ponting, good line and length delivery, Ponting driving, no runs, fielded by Pollock

48.6

Pollock to Ponting, 1 run, Pollock to Ponting, short and wide, Ponting drives off the back foot, 1 run, fielded by de Villiers

End of over 49 (2 runs) Australia 146/1
RT Ponting    76* (126b 9x4)      SM Pollock    11-2-30-1
ML Hayden    61* (158b 8x4)      N Boje    4.1-0-18-0

49.1

Boje to Ponting, no run, Boje to Ponting, good line and length delivery, Ponting defends on the front foot, no runs, fielded by Rudolph

49.2

Boje to Ponting, no run, Boje to Ponting, good line and length, Ponting cuts it, no runs, fielded by Gibbs

49.3

Boje to Ponting, no run, Boje to Ponting, good line and length delivery, Ponting drives through the off side, no runs, fielded by Prince

49.4

Boje to Ponting, no run, Boje to Ponting, good length delivery, Ponting cuts off the back foot, no runs, fielded by de Villiers

49.5

Boje to Ponting, no run, Boje to Ponting, good length delivery, Ponting defends it, no runs, fielded by Gibbs

49.6

Boje to Ponting, no run, Boje to Ponting, good length delivery, Ponting defends it, no runs, fielded by Boje

End of over 50 (maiden) Australia 146/1
RT Ponting    76* (132b 9x4)      N Boje    5.1-1-18-0
ML Hayden    61* (158b 8x4)      SM Pollock    11-2-30-1
Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100  | Overs 101-150
Series Results
Australia v South Africa at Sydney - Jan 2-6, 2006
Australia won by 8 wickets
Australia v South Africa at Melbourne - Dec 26-30, 2005
Australia won by 184 runs
Australia v South Africa at Perth - Dec 16-20, 2005
Match drawn
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Dec 30, 2005

Andrew Symonds acknowledges the MCG crowd, Australia v South Africa, 2nd Test, Melbourne, 4th day, December 30, 2005

Andrew Symonds acknowledges the MCG crowd

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Dec 30, 2005

Brett Lee waves to the crowd, Australia v South Africa, 2nd Test, Melbourne, 4th day, December 30, 2005

Brett Lee waves to the crowd

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