South Africa tour of Australia, 3rd Test: Australia v South Africa at Sydney, Jan 2-6, 2006
Australia won by 8 wickets
2,3,4,5,6 January 2006 (5-day match)
  South Africa 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal AB de Villiers c †Gilchrist b Lee 2 25 18 0 0 11.11
5.6 gone! pitched outside off stump and moving away off the seam, de Villiers comes forward, gets an outside edge to Gilchrist, who takes the catch. 16/1
View dismissal GC Smith* lbw b Lee 39 125 77 6 0 50.64
28.1 gone! good ball pitched on the stumps and going straight on, Smith drives, gets beaten, hit on the pad in line with the stumps, loud appeal, given by Umpire Aleem Dar. 86/3
View dismissal HH Gibbs b McGrath 27 64 49 5 0 55.10
20.3 gone! pitched outside off stump and coming in, bit full, Gibbs drives on the front-foot gets beaten, ball knocks the stumps, excellent delivery! 69/2
View dismissal JH Kallis c McGrath b Symonds 111 361 275 17 0 40.36
104.3 Gone! Symonds done it again for the Australia, short in length, on leg stump, Kallis pulls it away high in the air to long leg and McGrath takes a well judge catch, a great innings and a wonderfull Partnership comes to an end! 305/4
View dismissal AG Prince lbw b Warne 119 395 271 13 0 43.91
121.5 from round the wicket, pitches well wide outside off, in the rough, gets sharp turn, Prince tries to left it, hits on the pad well outside off, shout for lbw, Billy takes his time and raises his finger! 344/5
View dismissal JA Rudolph c †Gilchrist b McGrath 38 138 110 5 0 34.54
140.5 great delivery, pitches on middle stump and swigns away, thick outside edge in the hands of keeper, Gilchrist takes a good sharp catch! 394/7
View dismissal MV Boucher c †Gilchrist b MacGill 5 29 23 0 0 21.73
128.4 full toss, goes for the sweep shot, inside edge onto foot and goes in the air, Gilchrist watches it very closely, runs and dives full length, takes a brilliatn catch! 355/6
View dismissal SM Pollock c Hodge b Lee 46 86 64 3 0 71.87
152.1 full ball, on middle and leg stump, driven on the up and in the air straight in the hands of Hodge at mid-on for a simple catch 433/8
J Botha not out 20 62 46 2 0 43.47
View dismissal A Nel c Hodge b Warne 12 10 8 2 0 150.00
153.5 tossed up, outside off, went for the big shot on the off side, top edge in the air to gully, Hodge took a simple catch 449/9
CK Langeveldt not out 1 4 3 0 0 33.33
Extras (b 9, lb 6, nb 16) 31
  Total (9 wickets dec; 154.4 overs; 660 mins) 451 (2.91 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
View wickets GD McGrath 34 17 65 2 1.91
20.3 to Gibbs, gone! pitched outside off stump and coming in, bit full, Gibbs drives on the front-foot gets beaten, ball knocks the stumps, excellent delivery! 69/2
140.5 to Rudolph, great delivery, pitches on middle stump and swigns away, thick outside edge in the hands of keeper, Gilchrist takes a good sharp catch! 394/7
View wickets B Lee 30.4 7 82 3 2.67 (11nb)
5.6 to de Villiers, gone! pitched outside off stump and moving away off the seam, de Villiers comes forward, gets an outside edge to Gilchrist, who takes the catch. 16/1
28.1 to Smith, gone! good ball pitched on the stumps and going straight on, Smith drives, gets beaten, hit on the pad in line with the stumps, loud appeal, given by Umpire Aleem Dar. 86/3
152.1 to Pollock, full ball, on middle and leg stump, driven on the up and in the air straight in the hands of Hodge at mid-on for a simple catch 433/8
View wicket A Symonds 23 4 69 1 3.00 (3nb)
104.3 to Kallis, Gone! Symonds done it again for the Australia, short in length, on leg stump, Kallis pulls it away high in the air to long leg and McGrath takes a well judge catch, a great innings and a wonderfull Partnership comes to an end! 305/4
View wickets SK Warne 36 5 106 2 2.94
121.5 to Prince, from round the wicket, pitches well wide outside off, in the rough, gets sharp turn, Prince tries to left it, hits on the pad well outside off, shout for lbw, Billy takes his time and raises his finger! 344/5
153.5 to Nel, tossed up, outside off, went for the big shot on the off side, top edge in the air to gully, Hodge took a simple catch 449/9
  MEK Hussey 2 0 12 0 6.00 (2nb)
View wicket SCG MacGill 29 5 102 1 3.51
128.4 to Boucher, full toss, goes for the sweep shot, inside edge onto foot and goes in the air, Gilchrist watches it very closely, runs and dives full length, takes a brilliatn catch! 355/6
  Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal JL Langer b Langeveldt 25 23 20 3 0 125.00
5.4 Gone! short in length, outside off, goes for the pull shot, big inside edge onto stumps, Langeveldt Strikes again! 35/2
View dismissal ML Hayden b Langeveldt 4 15 11 0 0 36.36
3.5 full and bit wide outide off, goes for the cover drive, thick inside edge onto stumps, Hayden goes! 22/1
View dismissal RT Ponting* lbw b Kallis 120 257 174 12 1 68.96
63.2 fuller length ball, just outside off and nips back a long way in, tries to defend it on the back-foot, hits the pad, shout for lbw and this time finger goes up 222/5
View dismissal BJ Hodge c Rudolph b Nel 6 33 23 0 0 26.08
14.2 Gone! short ball, on leg stump, tries to fend it off, goes in the air and Rudolph takes a simple catch at short leg 54/3
View dismissal MEK Hussey c †Boucher b Botha 45 149 111 8 0 40.54
49.6 Doosra! pitches on off stump and spins the other way, tries to defend it on the front foot, inner edge onto pads and goes in the aor, Boucher takes a simple cathc, Botha takes his 1st wicket in Test cricket 184/4
View dismissal A Symonds lbw b Nel 12 77 51 1 0 23.52
66.5 Gone! good inswinging yorker, hits the pad and huge shout for lbw, up goes the finger of Aleem Dar, blla looks missing leg stump, Symonds considered bit unlucky! 226/6
View dismissal AC Gilchrist c †Boucher b Nel 86 156 109 10 2 78.89
95.1 Gone! short ball, on leg stump, goes for the pull shot, off the gloves goes in the air and Boucher takes a simple catch down the leg side, an exciting innings comes to an end 359/10
View dismissal SK Warne c †Boucher b Nel 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
66.6 Gone! good length ball, just outside off and moves away, tries to play at it, edges it to keeper, huge shout for caught behind and up goes the finger of Aleem Dar, Nel on a hat-trick! 226/7
View dismissal B Lee c Smith b Kallis 17 49 40 3 0 42.50
77.5 short and nasty delivery, tries to fend it off, off the gloves in t he hands of Smith at first slip who takes a simple catch 263/8
View dismissal SCG MacGill c Nel b Pollock 29 52 21 5 0 138.09
88.3 full in length, moves back and again swings hard but this time mistimes it in the air to mid-off where Nel takes a simple catch 322/9
GD McGrath not out 1 33 12 0 0 8.33
Extras (lb 10, w 2, nb 2) 14
  Total (all out; 95.1 overs; 431 mins) 359 (3.77 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
View wicket SM Pollock 25 3 109 1 4.36 (2nb)
88.3 to MacGill, full in length, moves back and again swings hard but this time mistimes it in the air to mid-off where Nel takes a simple catch 322/9
View wickets CK Langeveldt 24 4 108 2 4.50 (1w)
3.5 to Hayden, full and bit wide outide off, goes for the cover drive, thick inside edge onto stumps, Hayden goes! 22/1
5.4 to Langer, Gone! short in length, outside off, goes for the pull shot, big inside edge onto stumps, Langeveldt Strikes again! 35/2
View wickets A Nel 24.1 3 81 4 3.35
14.2 to Hodge, Gone! short ball, on leg stump, tries to fend it off, goes in the air and Rudolph takes a simple catch at short leg 54/3
66.5 to Symonds, Gone! good inswinging yorker, hits the pad and huge shout for lbw, up goes the finger of Aleem Dar, blla looks missing leg stump, Symonds considered bit unlucky! 226/6
66.6 to Warne, Gone! good length ball, just outside off and moves away, tries to play at it, edges it to keeper, huge shout for caught behind and up goes the finger of Aleem Dar, Nel on a hat-trick! 226/7
95.1 to Gilchrist, Gone! short ball, on leg stump, goes for the pull shot, off the gloves goes in the air and Boucher takes a simple catch down the leg side, an exciting innings comes to an end 359/10
View wickets JH Kallis 15 4 25 2 1.66 (1w)
63.2 to Ponting, fuller length ball, just outside off and nips back a long way in, tries to defend it on the back-foot, hits the pad, shout for lbw and this time finger goes up 222/5
77.5 to Lee, short and nasty delivery, tries to fend it off, off the gloves in t he hands of Smith at first slip who takes a simple catch 263/8
View wicket J Botha 7 2 26 1 3.71
49.6 to Hussey, Doosra! pitches on off stump and spins the other way, tries to defend it on the front foot, inner edge onto pads and goes in the aor, Boucher takes a simple cathc, Botha takes his 1st wicket in Test cricket 184/4
  South Africa 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal GC Smith* lbw b McGrath 5 12 9 0 0 55.55
2.4 good length ball, on off stump and swings in, goes back to defend it, hits the pad in fron of middle stump, bit high on the pad, huge shout for lbw and up goes the finger of Billy Bowden 6/2
View dismissal AB de Villiers lbw b Lee 1 7 4 0 0 25.00
1.3 Gone! full and fast delivery, on target, tries to play it on the leg side, hits the pad plumb in front of middle stump, huge shout for lbw, up goes the finger 4/1
View dismissal HH Gibbs run out (Hodge) 67 99 74 11 0 90.54
21.4 Warne to Kallis, short in length, on leg stump, off the pads to leg side, Gibbs wants a single, goes far down the wicket, sent back by kallis, Hodge picks up from wide of short leg and hits the stumps, Gibbs was no way near the crease 92/3
JH Kallis not out 50 180 96 3 0 52.08
View dismissal AG Prince c Ponting b MacGill 18 39 30 2 0 60.00
30.6 caught! long hop, Prince pulls, slightly checking his shot, giving Ponting enough time to leap up and snatch it at his mid wicket position 123/4
View dismissal JA Rudolph c McGrath b MacGill 4 5 7 0 0 57.14
32.3 caught! Rudolph charges down the track in a surprising display of aggression, lofting the ball down the ground to long on where McGrath backs back to take the catch at chest height 129/5
View dismissal MV Boucher st †Gilchrist b MacGill 11 14 13 2 0 84.61
36.3 stumped! steps away and down the track, the ball pitches off and spins away, Gilchrist collects and gets Boucher miles out of his ground 152/6
SM Pollock not out 26 24 21 2 1 123.80
Extras (b 3, lb 4, w 3, nb 2) 12
  Total (6 wickets dec; 42 overs; 200 mins) 194 (4.61 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
View wicket GD McGrath 15 2 61 1 4.06 (1nb)
2.4 to Smith, good length ball, on off stump and swings in, goes back to defend it, hits the pad in fron of middle stump, bit high on the pad, huge shout for lbw and up goes the finger of Billy Bowden 6/2
View wicket B Lee 10 3 48 1 4.80 (1nb)
1.3 to de Villiers, Gone! full and fast delivery, on target, tries to play it on the leg side, hits the pad plumb in front of middle stump, huge shout for lbw, up goes the finger 4/1
  SK Warne 11 1 45 0 4.09 (3w)
View wickets SCG MacGill 6 1 33 3 5.50
30.6 to Prince, caught! long hop, Prince pulls, slightly checking his shot, giving Ponting enough time to leap up and snatch it at his mid wicket position 123/4
32.3 to Rudolph, caught! Rudolph charges down the track in a surprising display of aggression, lofting the ball down the ground to long on where McGrath backs back to take the catch at chest height 129/5
36.3 to Boucher, stumped! steps away and down the track, the ball pitches off and spins away, Gilchrist collects and gets Boucher miles out of his ground 152/6
  Australia 2nd innings (target: 287 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal JL Langer b Langeveldt 20 49 32 5 0 62.50
11.2 bowled! beaten by a ball that nips back in through his defence, cleaning up his stumps 30/1
View dismissal ML Hayden c Smith b Botha 90 197 134 11 0 67.16
44.4 caught! charges the delivery, gets a thick outside edge, ball lobs up for an easy catch for Smith at backward point 212/2
RT Ponting* not out 143 202 159 16 0 89.93
BJ Hodge not out 27 51 42 3 0 64.28
Extras (lb 1, w 3, nb 4) 8
  Total (2 wickets; 60.3 overs; 258 mins) 288 (4.76 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  SM Pollock 14 2 55 0 3.92 (2nb, 1w)
View wicket CK Langeveldt 14 1 52 1 3.71 (2nb)
11.2 to Langer, bowled! beaten by a ball that nips back in through his defence, cleaning up his stumps 30/1
  A Nel 7 0 46 0 6.57
View wicket J Botha 12.3 0 77 1 6.16 (1w)
44.4 to Hayden, caught! charges the delivery, gets a thick outside edge, ball lobs up for an easy catch for Smith at backward point 212/2
  JH Kallis 2 0 8 0 4.00
  JA Rudolph 11 0 49 0 4.45 (1w)

Match details


Toss - South Africa, who chose to bat
Series - Australia won the 3-match series 2-0
Test debut - J Botha (South Africa)
Player of the match - RT Ponting (Australia)
Player of the series - RT Ponting (Australia)
Umpires - Aleem Dar (Pakistan) and BF Bowden (New Zealand)
TV umpire - RL Parry
Match referee - BC Broad (England)
Close of play
  • Mon, 2 Jan - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 230/3 (JH Kallis 80*, AG Prince 62*, 74 ov)
  • Tue, 3 Jan - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 54/3 (RT Ponting 13*, 14.2 ov)
  • Wed, 4 Jan - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 4/1 (GC Smith 3*, 1.3 ov)
  • Thu, 5 Jan - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 94/3 (JH Kallis 14*, AG Prince 0*, 22 ov)
  • Fri, 6 Jan - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 288/2 (60.3 ov) - end of match

Match Notes


Day 5
Day 4
Day 3
Day 2
Day 1
General
    • 4th Umpire - RJ Tucker
    • 12th Men: NW Bracken (Australia) and N Boje (South Africa)
    • South Africa: 50 runs in 15.2 overs (93 balls), Extras 9
    • Drinks: South Africa - 52/1 in 18.0 overs (GC Smith 25, HH Gibbs 16)
    • South Africa: 100 runs in 31.2 overs (191 balls), Extras 12
    • Lunch: South Africa - 103/3 in 34.0 overs (JH Kallis 14, AG Prince 8)
    • South Africa: 150 runs in 49.4 overs (304 balls), Extras 17
    • JH Kallis: 50 off 116 balls (8x4)
    • AG Prince: 50 off 106 balls (5x4)
    • South Africa: 200 runs in 65.4 overs (403 balls), Extras 20
    • South Africa: 250 in 86.4 overs (529 balls), Extras 22
    • Drinks: South Africa - 253/3 (Kallis 90, Prince 73)
    • Drinks: South Africa - 280/3 (Kallis 98, Prince 90)
    • JH Kallis: 100 off 266 balls, (16x4)
    • South Africa: 300 in 102.1 overs (624 balls), Extras 25
    • AG Prince: 100 off 214 balls, (11x4)
    • Drinks: South Africa - 347/5 (Rudolph 20, Boucher 2)
    • South Africa: 350 in 124.3 overs (762 balls), Extras 29
    • Tea: South Africa - 390/6 (Rudolph 38, Pollock 19)
    • South Africa: 400 in 142.2 overs (869 balls), Extras 30
    • Drinks: South Africa - 433/8 (Botha 16)
    • South Africa: 450 in 154.2 overs (942 balls), Extras 31
    • Australia 1st innings
    • Australia: 50 in 13 overs (78 balls), Extras 6
    • Drinks: Australia - 92/3 (Ponting 42, Hussey 9)
    • RT Ponting: 50 off 68 balls, (4x4, 1x6)
    • Australia: 100 in 25.4 overs (154 balls), Extras 6
    • Australia: 150 in 43.4 overs (262 balls), Extras 7
    • Drinks: Australia - 194/4 (Ponting 99, Symonds 3)
    • RT Ponting: 100 off 143 balls, (10x4, 1x6)
    • Australia: 200 in 54.5 overs (329 balls), Extras 12
    • Australia: 250 in 74.4 overs (448 balls), Extras 12
    • Drinks: Australia - 270/8 (Gilchrist 23, MacGill 6)
    • Australia: 300 in 86.1 overs (517 balls), Extras 13
    • AC Gilchrist: 50 off 80 balls, (7x4)
    • Australia: 350 in 93.3 overs (562 balls), Extras 14
    • Drinks: South Africa - 73/2 (Gibbs 34, Kallis 1)
    • South Africa: 50 in 12.5 overs (79 balls), Extras 2
    • HH Gibbs: 50 off 58 balls, (9x4)
    • South Africa 100 off 25.1 overs (153 balls)
    • South Africa 150 off 35.4 overs (216 balls)
    • Kallis 50 in 178 mins, off 96 balls, 3x4
    • Lunch: Australia 31/1 (Hayden 8*, Ponting 1*, 12 overs)
    • Australia 50 off 15.1 overs (92 balls)
    • Hayden/Ponting 50 partnership off 44 balls
    • Australia 100 off 22.1 overs (135 balls)
    • Hayden 50 in 123 mins, off 81 balls, 7x4
    • Ponting 50 in 75 mins, off 52 balls, 7x4
    • Hayden/Ponting 100 partnership in 76 mins, off 97 balls
    • Australia 150 off 30 overs (184 balls)
    • Hayden/Ponting 150 partnership off 165 balls
    • Tea: Australia 182/1 (Hayden 75*, Ponting 81*, 39 overs)
    • Australia 200 off 41.5 overs (255 balls)
    • Australia 250 off 52.4 overs (320 balls)
    • Ponting/Hodge 50 partnership off 72 balls
 
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