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)
  • Overs 1-50
  • Overs 51-100
  • Overs 101-150
  • Overs 151-200

Match State: Day 1 start scheduled for 10.30am local time (23.30am GMT) Match State: Delay - Day 1 - Overnight rain has delayed the start Hello and welcome to coverage of the Third Test from Sydney. The news is bad, the start of the match is delayed due to rain. Match State: Day 1 start delayed due to rain The covers are on the pitch. The light is also a concern, the play could be delayed until 11:30 am, 00:30 (GMT) Update at 00:30 (GMT): It is still drizzling and the covers are still on the ground. Update 1:00 (GMT): covers were taken off, but the drizzle again forced the cover back on the pitch. Update 1:20 (GMT): Players are having an early lunch. Play is expected to start after lunch. Match State: Lunch - Day 1 Play is expected to start 2:10 (GMT). South Africa have won the toss and will be batting. For South Africa: Ntini and Boje are out, in comes Langeveldt and Botha. Langer is back in the Australian team replaces Jaques. The playing 11 for South Africa: Smith, de Villiers, Gibbs, Kallis, Prince, Rudolph, Boucher, Pollock, Langeveldt, Nel and Botha. For Australia: Hayden, Langer, Ponting, Hodge, Hussey, Symonds, Gilchrist, Warne, Lee, McGrath and MacGill. We are all set to begin. McGrath will be bowling to de Villiers.

0.1

McGrath to de Villiers, no run, good ball pitched outside off stump, left alone.

0.2

McGrath to de Villiers, no run, left alone outside off stump, a touch wide.

0.3

McGrath to de Villiers, no run, good ball ball swinging away, left alone.

0.4

McGrath to de Villiers, no run, good ball swinging away, de Villiers watchful, lets it go.

0.5

McGrath to de Villiers, no run, good ball pitched outside off stump, swinging in, de Villiers on the front-foot defends, misses the bat, hits the pad and to the keeper, loud appeal, turned down by Umpire Aleem Dar.

0.6

McGrath to de Villiers, no run, good ball pitched outside off stump and coming in, de Villiers lets it go.

It will be Lee bowling to Smith.

End of over 1 (maiden) South Africa 0/0

    • AB de Villiers 0 (6b)
    • GC Smith 0 (0b)
    • GD McGrath 1-1-0-0
1.1

Lee to Smith, 3 runs, full toss outside off stump, Smith pushes the ball down the ground to the long-off, Hussey chases and fields the ball, three runs taken.

1.2

Lee to de Villiers, 1 run, quick single taken to the mid-on.

1.3

Lee to Smith, no run, left alone outside off stump.

1.4

Lee to Smith, no run, good ball pitched outside off stump and swinging away, Smith drawn into the shot, gets beaten.

1.5

Lee to Smith, no run, good ball pitched outside off stump and swinging away, this time Smith watches it and lets it go.

1.6

Lee to Smith, no run, fuller length ball, Smith pushes to the mid-off, not well timed though.

End of over 2 (4 runs) South Africa 4/0

    • GC Smith 3 (5b)
    • AB de Villiers 1 (7b)
    • B Lee 1-0-4-0
2.1

McGrath to de Villiers, 1 run, good ball pitched outside off stump and coming in, de Villiers pushes to the onside, single taken.

2.2

McGrath to Smith, no run, good ball pitched outside off stump, a beauty, moves away, beats the outside edge of the bat.

2.3

McGrath to Smith, no run, short of length, defended to the off side.

2.4

McGrath to Smith, 1 run, on the pads, played to the vacant midwicket for a single.

2.5

McGrath to de Villiers, no run, lovely ball! pitched outside off stump and moving away off the seam, de Villiers drawn into a defensive shot, gets beaten.

Three slips in place.

2.6

McGrath to de Villiers, no run, dropped! good ball pitched outside off stump and moving away off the seam, this time de Villiers gets an edge, Ponting at second slip, drops an easy catch.

End of over 3 (2 runs) South Africa 6/0

    • AB de Villiers 2 (10b)
    • GC Smith 4 (8b)
    • GD McGrath 2-1-2-0
3.1

Lee to Smith, no run, left alone outside off stump.

3.2

Lee to Smith, no run, pitched outside off stump, left alone.

3.3

Lee to Smith, 1 no ball, pitched on the stumps and going straight on, Smith gets hit on the pad, loud shout, Lee oversteps.

3.3

Lee to Smith, 4 byes, pitched outside off stump, swinging away, Smith lets it go, Gilchrist dives across, but fails to collect the ball, goes for four byes.

3.4

Lee to Smith, no run, pitched on the stumps, Smith gets an inside edge onto the track.

3.5

Lee to Smith, no run, left alone outside off stump.

3.6

Lee to Smith, no run, good ball pitched outside off stump and moving away, Smith drives and gets beaten.

Three slips in place.

End of over 4 (5 runs) South Africa 11/0

    • GC Smith 4 (15b)
    • AB de Villiers 2 (10b)
    • B Lee 2-0-5-0
4.1

McGrath to de Villiers, no run, short of length pitched outside off stump and moving away, left alone.

Short leg in place.

4.2

McGrath to de Villiers, no run, good ball pitched outside off stump and coming in, de Villiers gets an inside edge onto the track.

4.3

McGrath to de Villiers, no run, good ball cutting in, de Villiers on the front-foot gets hit high on the pad.

4.4

McGrath to de Villiers, no run, pitched outside off stump, de Villiers drives, gets an inside edge onto the onside.

4.5

McGrath to de Villiers, no run, a beauty! Pitched on the stumps and moving away off the seam, de Villiers on the walk, gets squared up, gets beaten, excellent delivery.

4.6

McGrath to de Villiers, no run, defended to the onside.

End of over 5 (maiden) South Africa 11/0

    • AB de Villiers 2 (16b)
    • GC Smith 4 (15b)
    • GD McGrath 3-2-2-0
5.1

Lee to Smith, no run, pitched outside off stump and swinging away, left alone.

Threes slips and a gully.

5.2

Lee to Smith, no run, good ball pitched on the stumps, Smith defends down the track.

5.3

Lee to Smith, FOUR, shot! full toss outside off stump, Smith drives well past the diving mid-off to the fence.

5.4

Lee to Smith, 1 run, on the legs, Smith glances it to McGrath at fine leg for a single.

5.5

Lee to de Villiers, no run, fuller length, good ball pitched just outside off stump, de Villiers pushes to the mid-on.

5.6

Lee to de Villiers, OUT, 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.

AB de Villiers c †Gilchrist b Lee 2 (25m 18b 0x4 0x6) SR: 11.11

de Villiers hits the bat onto the pad, also gets an outside edge.

End of over 6 (5 runs) South Africa 16/1

    • GC Smith 9 (19b 1x4)
    • B Lee 3-0-10-1
6.1

McGrath to Smith, no run, hit on the pad.

6.2

McGrath to Smith, no run, down the leg side, off the pads to the onside.

6.3

McGrath to Smith, no run, good ball, defended down the track.

6.4

McGrath to Smith, no run, good ball pitched on the stumps and moving away off the seam, Smith on the back-foot plays and gets beaten, excellent delivery!

6.5

McGrath to Smith, FOUR, good shot! overpitched on the legs, Smith takes one step forward and drives to the midwicket fence.

6.6

McGrath to Smith, no run, pitched outside off stump and coming in, Smith lets it go.

End of over 7 (4 runs) South Africa 20/1

    • GC Smith 13 (25b 2x4)
    • HH Gibbs 0 (0b)
    • GD McGrath 4-2-6-0
7.1

Lee to Gibbs, no run, good ball swinging in, Gibbs defends to the off side.

7.2

Lee to Gibbs, 4 byes, good ball pitched outside off stump, coming in sharply, cuts Gibbs in half, gets beaten, Gilchrist fails to collect it, it was a tough take, goes for four byes.

There is some problem with the ball, after the ball went to the fine leg fence. The ball has got wet. The ball is ok now.

7.3

Lee to Gibbs, no run, fuller length ball ball, Gibbs drives, gets an outside edge to Hayden at gully.

7.4

Lee to Gibbs, no run, good ball pitched outside off stump and coming in, Gibbs on the front-foot gets hit on the pad, loud shout, not given by Umpire Bowden.

7.5

Lee to Gibbs, no run, good ball pitched on the stumps and left Gibbs, gets an edge, along the ground to the second slip.

7.6

Lee to Gibbs, no run, good ball pitched outside off stump, left alone.

End of over 8 (4 runs, maiden) South Africa 24/1

    • HH Gibbs 0 (6b)
    • GC Smith 13 (25b 2x4)
    • B Lee 4-1-10-1
8.1

McGrath to Smith, no run, good ball pitched on the stumps and moving away off the seam, Smith on the back-foot lets it go.

8.2

McGrath to Smith, no run, good ball on the stumps and moving away, Smith in line with the ball defends to the backward-point.

8.3

McGrath to Smith, no run, a beauty! good ball pitched just outside off stump and moving away, Smith on the front-foot gets beaten.

8.4

McGrath to Smith, no run, played to the onside.

8.5

McGrath to Smith, FOUR, dropped! short down the leg side, Smith pulls, hits the glove and to the right of Gilchrist, who puts down a tough chance, down to the fine leg fence.

8.6

McGrath to Smith, no run, defended to the onside.

Three slips and two gullies in place.

End of over 9 (4 runs) South Africa 28/1

    • GC Smith 17 (31b 3x4)
    • HH Gibbs 0 (6b)
    • GD McGrath 5-2-10-0
9.1

Lee to Gibbs, no run, fuller length delivery, driven to the mid-off.

9.2

Lee to Gibbs, FOUR, pitched outside off stump, Gibbs drives in the air past the gully to the fence, an outside edge.

9.3

Lee to Gibbs, no run, good ball pitched outside off stump and moving away, Gibbs caught in the crease drives and gets beaten.

9.4

Lee to Gibbs, no run, short of length outside off stump, Gibbs watchfully lets it go.

9.5

Lee to Gibbs, 3 runs, pitched on the stumps, Gibbs drives well to the long-on for three runs, MacGill chases and fields the ball.

9.6

Lee to Smith, no run, left alone outside the off stump.

End of over 10 (7 runs) South Africa 35/1

    • GC Smith 17 (32b 3x4)
    • HH Gibbs 7 (11b 1x4)
    • B Lee 5-1-17-1
10.1

McGrath to Gibbs, no run, good ball pitched outside off stump and going straight on, Gibbs watches it and lets it go.

10.2

McGrath to Gibbs, no run, good ball pitched outside off stump, a beauty!, moves away off the seam, Gibbs playing from the crease plays and misses.

10.3

McGrath to Gibbs, no run, short of length outside off stump, Gibbs on the back-foot defends to Symonds at point.

10.4

McGrath to Gibbs, no run, good ball once again, beats the outside edge of Gibbs bat, excellent delivery!

10.5

McGrath to Gibbs, no run, good ball on target, Gibbs defends to Hussey on the off side.

10.6

McGrath to Gibbs, no run, short of length outside off stump, a bit wide, Gibbs lets it go.

End of over 11 (maiden) South Africa 35/1

    • HH Gibbs 7 (17b 1x4)
    • GC Smith 17 (32b 3x4)
    • GD McGrath 6-3-10-0
11.1

Lee to Smith, no run, pitched up outside off stump, Smith drives, gets a thickish outside edge to Gully, Hayden does well to stop the ball.

11.2

Lee to Smith, 2 runs, on the middle and leg, Smith works it to the long leg for two runs, McGrath runs around from fine leg and fields the ball.

11.3

Lee to Smith, no run, defended down the track.

11.4

Lee to Smith, no run, on the middle and leg, a touch short, Smith caught in two minds, wanted to pull, ball hits high on the pad and falls on the off side.

11.5

Lee to Smith, 1 run, on the legs, played to McGrath at fine leg for a single.

11.6

Lee to Gibbs, no run, short of length on the stumps and moving away, defended to the off side.

End of over 12 (3 runs) South Africa 38/1

    • HH Gibbs 7 (18b 1x4)
    • GC Smith 20 (37b 3x4)
    • B Lee 6-1-20-1
12.1

McGrath to Smith, no run, good ball pitched on the stumps and moving away, Smith in line with the ball defends to the off side.

Three slips and a gully in place.

12.2

McGrath to Smith, no run, defended on the back-foot to Hayden at gully.

12.3

McGrath to Smith, FOUR, short ball down the leg side, Smith pulls, gets a top edge to the fine leg fence.

12.4

McGrath to Smith, no run, fuller length delivery, Smith drives to Hussey at mid-off.

coming round the wicket. Three slips and a gully.

12.5

McGrath to Smith, no run, a beauty! pitched outside off stump and moving away off the seam, Smith drives, beats the outside edge.

12.6

McGrath to Smith, no run, good ball once again, pitched outside off stump and comes back in, Smith plays and gets beaten.

Excellent seam bowling from the Aussies.

End of over 13 (4 runs) South Africa 42/1

    • GC Smith 24 (43b 4x4)
    • HH Gibbs 7 (18b 1x4)
    • GD McGrath 7-3-14-0
13.1

Lee to Gibbs, no run, good ball on target, Gibbs in line with the ball defends to the mid-off.

13.2

Lee to Gibbs, no run, bouncer, a quick one, Gibbs ducks under it.

Four slips and a gully.

13.3

Lee to Gibbs, no run, short of length, Gibbs on the back-foot defends to the gully.

13.4

Lee to Gibbs, no run, short ball, Gibbs plays well, leaves it at the last moment.

13.5

Lee to Gibbs, no run, good ball pitched outside off stump and coming in, Gibbs defends on the front-foot down the track.

13.6

Lee to Gibbs, FOUR, short and wide outside off stump, good shot! Gibbs cuts well to the cover fence.

McGrath round the wicket.

End of over 14 (4 runs) South Africa 46/1

    • HH Gibbs 11 (24b 2x4)
    • GC Smith 24 (43b 4x4)
    • B Lee 7-1-24-1
14.1

McGrath to Smith, no run, pitched outside off stump, Smith watches it and lets it go.

14.2

McGrath to Smith, no run, good ball defended on the back-foot to the gully.

Symonds warming up, could come on soon.

14.3

McGrath to Smith, no run, good ball pitched outside off stump and coming in, Smith on the front-foot watches it and lets it go.

14.4

McGrath to Smith, no run, good ball pitched outside off stump, Smith in line with the ball, defends to the onside.

14.5

McGrath to Smith, no run, good ball on target, Smith gets an inside edge onto the pads.

14.6

McGrath to Smith, no run, good ball pitched outside off stump and moving away off the seam, Smith plays and gets beaten, ball a bit wide off the bat though.

Change in bowling, Symonds replaces Lee. Two slips and two gullies in place.

End of over 15 (maiden) South Africa 46/1

    • GC Smith 24 (49b 4x4)
    • HH Gibbs 11 (24b 2x4)
    • GD McGrath 8-4-14-0
15.1

Symonds to Gibbs, no run, good ball first up, pitched outside off stump and cutting back in, Gibbs plays forward, gets an inside edge onto the pads.

15.2

Symonds to Gibbs, FOUR, overpitched wide outside off stump, Gibbs drives well to the cover fence, excellent shot!

15.3

Symonds to Gibbs, no run, defended to the off side.

15.4

Symonds to Gibbs, 1 run, pitched outside off stump, Gibbs moves forward and pushes to the vacant cover for a single.

Two slips and a gully.

15.5

Symonds to Smith, no run, short of length on the stumps, Smith defends to the off side.

a silly mid-off in place.

15.6

Symonds to Smith, no run, defended to Hayden at gully.

End of over 16 (5 runs) South Africa 51/1

    • GC Smith 24 (51b 4x4)
    • HH Gibbs 16 (28b 3x4)
    • A Symonds 1-0-5-0
16.1

McGrath to Gibbs, no run, good ball pitched outside off stump, Gibbs defends to the off side.

16.2

McGrath to Gibbs, no run, good ball pitched outside off stump and going straight on, Gibbs watches it and lets it go.

16.3

McGrath to Gibbs, no run, good ball pitched outside off stump, Gibbs playing from the crease lets it go.

16.4

McGrath to Gibbs, no run, good ball, a beauty! pitched outside off stump and moves away off the seam, beats the outside edge off Gibbs bat.

16.5

McGrath to Gibbs, no run, short of length outside off stump, Gibbs defends on the back-foot to the off side.

16.6

McGrath to Gibbs, no run, short of length coming in, Gibbs on the back-foot lets it go.

End of over 17 (maiden) South Africa 51/1

    • HH Gibbs 16 (34b 3x4)
    • GC Smith 24 (51b 4x4)
    • GD McGrath 9-5-14-0
17.1

Symonds to Smith, 1 run, on the middle and leg, Smith drives, gets an outside edge to the off side, single taken.

17.2

Symonds to Gibbs, no run, good ball pitched outside off stump and coming in, Gibbs on the front-foot defends onto the pad and then to the off side.

17.3

Symonds to Gibbs, no run, good ball pitched outside off stump and coming in, Gibbs in line with the stumps, defends to the onside.

a short leg in place.

17.4

Symonds to Gibbs, no run, fuller length, Gibbs drives it to the mid-on.

17.5

Symonds to Gibbs, no run, short of length pitched outside off stump and coming in, defended to the short leg.

17.6

Symonds to Gibbs, no run, good ball coming in from outside off stump, defended to the onside.

Match State: Drinks Welcome back after the drinks break. McGrath to continue round the wicket.

End of over 18 (1 run) South Africa 52/1

    • HH Gibbs 16 (39b 3x4)
    • GC Smith 25 (52b 4x4)
    • A Symonds 2-0-6-0
18.1

McGrath to Smith, 1 run, fuller length outside off stump, Smith drives, gets a thickish edge to long leg for a single.

back over the wicket for Gibbs.

18.2

McGrath to Gibbs, FOUR, good shot! pitched a bit wide outside off stump, Gibbs drives on the up to the cover fence.

18.3

McGrath to Gibbs, no run, short of length, Gibbs defends on the back-foot to the off side.

18.4

McGrath to Gibbs, 1 run, good ball pitched outside off stump, again Gibbs drives on the up, this time gets an inside edge to the fine leg for a single.

18.5

McGrath to Smith, no run, good ball pitched on the stumps, Smith playing from the crease, gets an inside edge onto the pads.

18.6

McGrath to Smith, no run, good ball pitched on the stumps and moving away, Smith defends on the front-foot, gets an edge along the ground to the second slip.

End of over 19 (6 runs) South Africa 58/1

    • GC Smith 26 (55b 4x4)
    • HH Gibbs 21 (42b 4x4)
    • GD McGrath 10-5-20-0
19.1

Symonds to Gibbs, FOUR, shot! pitched outside off stump, Gibbs drives well on the up in the air to the backward-point fence.

19.2

Symonds to Gibbs, 1 run, played wide off mid-on for a single.

19.3

Symonds to Smith, FOUR, fuller length on the stumps and moving away, Smith drives on the onside, gets an outside edge past the slips to the thirdman fence.

19.4

Symonds to Smith, 1 run, played to the off side, quick single taken.

19.5

Symonds to Gibbs, no run, good ball on target, Gibbs moves forward and defends to the cover fielder.

19.6

Symonds to Gibbs, 1 run, short of length pitched outside off stump and coming in, Gibbs playing from the creases pushes at the ball, gets an edge to McGrath at fine leg for a single.

End of over 20 (11 runs) South Africa 69/1

    • HH Gibbs 27 (46b 5x4)
    • GC Smith 31 (57b 5x4)
    • A Symonds 3-0-17-0
20.1

McGrath to Gibbs, no run, good ball, defended to the off side.

20.2

McGrath to Gibbs, no run, good ball pitched outside off stump, nips back, Gibbs caught in the crease, gets hit on the pad and the ball goes to the keeper.

20.3

McGrath to Gibbs, OUT, gone! pitched outside off stump and coming in, bit full, Gibbs drives on the front-foot gets beaten, ball knocks the stumps, excellent delivery!

HH Gibbs b McGrath 27 (64m 49b 5x4 0x6) SR: 55.10

wonderful bowling from McGrath. Kallis walks into the middle.

20.4

McGrath to Kallis, no run, good ball, pitched outside off stump and moving away off the seam, beats the outside edge off the bat.

20.5

McGrath to Kallis, no run, bouncer, Kallis ducks under it.

20.6

McGrath to Kallis, no run, good ball pitched outside off stump, Kallis moves forward and lets it go.

a good over comes to an end. Two slips and a gully.

End of over 21 (wicket maiden) South Africa 69/2

    • JH Kallis 0 (3b)
    • GC Smith 31 (57b 5x4)
    • GD McGrath 11-6-20-1
21.1

Symonds to Smith, no run, good ball pitched on the stumps, Smith in line with ball, defends to the off side.

21.2

Symonds to Smith, no run, good ball pitched outside off stump and swinging away, Smith drives and gets beaten, loud shout for a catch, turned down by Umpire Bowden.

21.3

Symonds to Smith, no run, good ball pitched outside off stump and moving away, Smith on the front-foot lets it go.

21.4

Symonds to Smith, no run, pitched on the stumps and moving away a long way outside off stump, left alone.

the appeal looked out, there was an edge.

21.5

Symonds to Smith, no run, good ball, outside edge to the third slip, along the ground.

21.6

Symonds to Smith, no run, left alone outside off stump.

End of over 22 (maiden) South Africa 69/2

    • GC Smith 31 (63b 5x4)
    • JH Kallis 0 (3b)
    • A Symonds 4-1-17-0
22.1

McGrath to Kallis, no run, good ball pitched outside off stump, Kallis plays forward, beats the outside edge off the bat.

22.2

McGrath to Kallis, no run, good ball pitched outside off stump, this time Kallis comes forward and lets the ball go.

22.3

McGrath to Kallis, FOUR, good ball pitched outside off stump and just moving away off the seam, Kallis plays forward, gets it between the slips and gully to the thirdman fence.

22.4

McGrath to Kallis, no run, defended to the off side.

22.5

McGrath to Kallis, no run, good ball pitched outside off stump and moving away off the seam, Kallis in line with the ball defends to the gully.

22.6

McGrath to Kallis, no run, good ball outside off stump, Kallis on the back-foot defends to Symonds at point.

End of over 23 (4 runs) South Africa 73/2

    • JH Kallis 4 (9b 1x4)
    • GC Smith 31 (63b 5x4)
    • GD McGrath 12-6-24-1
23.1

Symonds to Smith, no run, pitched on the stumps and moving away, Smith watches it closely and lets it go.

23.2

Symonds to Smith, no run, pitched outside off stump and moving away off the seam, left alone.

23.3

Symonds to Smith, no run, beauty! pitched outside off stump, Smith drawn on the front-foot, pushes and gets beaten.

23.4

Symonds to Smith, no run, pitched just outside off stump and going away, left alone.

23.5

Symonds to Smith, 1 run, short on the legs, Smith works it to the vacant midwicket for a single.

23.6

Symonds to Kallis, no run, good ball swinging in from outside off stump, Kallis on the front-foot defends on the track.

Change in bowling Lee replaces McGrath from the Randwick End.

End of over 24 (1 run) South Africa 74/2

    • JH Kallis 4 (10b 1x4)
    • GC Smith 32 (68b 5x4)
    • A Symonds 5-1-18-0
24.1

Lee to Smith, 1 run, good ball on target, pitched on the stumps and coming in, Smith plays to the onside for a single.

24.2

Lee to Kallis, no run, good ball pitched on the stumps and just leaves Kallis, beats the outside edge, wonderful bowling.

24.3

Lee to Kallis, no run, good ball, pitched outside off stump and coming in, Kallis plays forward, gets hit on the pad, loud shout, appeal turned down by Umpire Aleem Dar.

24.4

Lee to Kallis, no run, off the pad to the off side.

24.5

Lee to Kallis, no run, good ball outside off stump, defended to the off side.

24.6

Lee to Kallis, no run, yorker length, Kallis digs it out to the backward-point, Symonds fields the ball.

End of over 25 (1 run) South Africa 75/2

    • JH Kallis 4 (15b 1x4)
    • GC Smith 33 (69b 5x4)
    • B Lee 8-1-25-1
25.1

Symonds to Smith, no run, short of length pitched outside leg stump, defended to the off side.

25.2

Symonds to Smith, 2 runs, short of length, Smith mistimes the drive off the back-foot to the off side, two runs taken.

25.3

Symonds to Smith, no run, defended to the onside.

25.4

Symonds to Smith, no run, pitched outside leg stump, Smith shuffles across and defends, gets hit on the pad, loud shout, turned down by Umpire Bowden.

25.5

Symonds to Smith, no run, fuller length, Smith drives to the point fielder.

25.6

Symonds to Smith, FOUR, good shot! pitched outside leg stump, Smith moves across and drives well past the mid-on to the fence, excellent shot!

End of over 26 (6 runs) South Africa 81/2

    • GC Smith 39 (75b 6x4)
    • JH Kallis 4 (15b 1x4)
    • A Symonds 6-1-24-0
26.1

Lee to Kallis, no run, pitched outside off stump moves away, Kallis watches it and lets it go.

26.2

Lee to Kallis, no run, short of length outside off stump, kallis watches it and lets it go outside off stump.

26.3

Lee to Kallis, no run, good ball on target, Kallis in line with the ball defends to the off side.

26.4

Lee to Kallis, no run, good length ball pitched outside off stump, Kallis lets it go.

26.5

Lee to Kallis, 1 leg bye, down the legside, off the pad to the fine leg.

26.6

Lee to Smith, no run, on the stumps, defended to the onside.

End of over 27 (1 run, maiden) South Africa 82/2

    • GC Smith 39 (76b 6x4)
    • JH Kallis 4 (20b 1x4)
    • B Lee 9-2-25-1
27.1

Symonds to Kallis, no run, down the leg side, Kallis misses the shot.

27.2

Symonds to Kallis, no run, good ball pitched outside off stump, a bit slower, Kallis defends to the off side.

27.3

Symonds to Kallis, no run, good ball pitched outside off stump and coming in off the seam, Kallis on the front-foot lets it go.

27.4

Symonds to Kallis, no run, good ball cutting in, Kallis on the front-foot defends onto the pad and then on the track.

Two slips and a gully.

27.5

Symonds to Kallis, FOUR, pitched up, swinging in, Kallis drives well wide of the diving mid-off to the fence, excellent shot!

27.6

Symonds to Kallis, no run, defended to the onside on the back-foot.

End of over 28 (4 runs) South Africa 86/2

    • JH Kallis 8 (26b 2x4)
    • GC Smith 39 (76b 6x4)
    • A Symonds 7-1-28-0
28.1

Lee to Smith, OUT, 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.

GC Smith lbw b Lee 39 (125m 77b 6x4 0x6) SR: 50.64

Lee picks up his second wicket. Prince to face Lee.

28.2

Lee to Prince, no run, good ball pitched outside off stump, Prince on the back-foot, gets beaten, good ball first up for Prince.

28.3

Lee to Prince, no run, yorker dug out on the track.

28.4

Lee to Prince, no run, good ball on target, Prince in line defends to the onside.

28.5

Lee to Prince, 1 run, down the leg side, prince works it to the fine leg for a single.

28.6

Lee to Kallis, no run, short of length outside off stump, left alone.

Three slips, gully and a short cover.

End of over 29 (1 run) South Africa 87/3

    • JH Kallis 8 (27b 2x4)
    • AG Prince 1 (4b)
    • B Lee 10-2-26-2
29.1

Symonds to Prince, no run, short of length on the stumps and moving away, Prince lets it go, bit wide.

29.2

Symonds to Prince, no run, on the pads, played to the wide mid-on, no chance of a run.

29.3

Symonds to Prince, no run, excellent delivery, pitched on the stumps and moving away off the seam, Prince watches it and plays inside the line.

29.4

Symonds to Prince, no run, left alone outside off stump.

29.5

Symonds to Prince, 1 run, down the leg side, Prince gets an inside edge onto the pad and then to the onside, single taken.

29.6

Symonds to Kallis, no run, left alone outside the off stump.

End of over 30 (1 run) South Africa 88/3

    • JH Kallis 8 (28b 2x4)
    • AG Prince 2 (9b)
    • A Symonds 8-1-29-0
30.1

Lee to Prince, 2 runs, overpitched outside off stump, Prince drives well wide off the mid-off for two runs.

30.2

Lee to Prince, FOUR, well Played! short of length on the stumps, Prince opens the face off the bat and runs it down past the gully to the thirdman, ball rolls into the face, Langer chases in vain.

30.3

Lee to Prince, no run, played to the square leg.

30.4

Lee to Prince, no run, good bouncer, Prince ducks under it, well collected by Gilchrist high in the air.

30.5

Lee to Prince, no run, good ball on the stumps, Prince defends back to the bowler.

30.6

Lee to Prince, 1 no ball, short of length on the stumps, Prince on the back-foot defends to the off side, Lee oversteps.

30.6

Lee to Prince, 1 no ball, down the leg side, off the pad to the onside, Lee again oversteps.

30.6

Lee to Prince, no run, good ball pitched outside off stump, moving away off the seam, Prince swings and misses.

Change in bowling, Warne comes into the attack.

End of over 31 (8 runs) South Africa 96/3

    • AG Prince 8 (17b 1x4)
    • JH Kallis 8 (28b 2x4)
    • B Lee 11-2-34-2
31.1

Warne to Kallis, no run, good ball pitched on outside off stump and spining away, left alone.

31.2

Warne to Kallis, FOUR, tossed up on the stumps, Kallis comes down the track and lofts it over the bowler to the long-off fence, excellent footwork!

31.3

Warne to Kallis, no run, defended to the off side.

31.4

Warne to Kallis, no run, straighter ball pitched outside leg stump, off the pad.

31.5

Warne to Kallis, no run, tossed up on the stumps, Kallis comes down the track and mistimes the ball in the air, just short of McGrath at mid-on.

31.6

Warne to Kallis, 1 run, pushes to the mid-on for a single.

End of over 32 (5 runs) South Africa 101/3

    • JH Kallis 13 (34b 3x4)
    • AG Prince 8 (17b 1x4)
    • SK Warne 1-0-5-0
32.1

Lee to Kallis, no run, good bouncer, Kallis ducks under it.

32.2

Lee to Kallis, 1 run, good ball on target, Kallis in line with the ball, defends to the onside, takes off for a single.

32.3

Lee to Prince, no run, good ball on the stumps, Prince bit late on the stumps, defends, ball rolls behind the wicket.

32.4

Lee to Prince, no run, good ball on target, Prince on the front-foot defends on the track, Prince not comfortable.

32.5

Lee to Prince, no run, short of length on the stumps, Prince defends well on the back-foot down the track.

32.6

Lee to Prince, no run, good ball on the stumps, Prince on the back-foot gets hit high on the pad.

Last over before tea.

End of over 33 (1 run) South Africa 102/3

    • AG Prince 8 (21b 1x4)
    • JH Kallis 14 (36b 3x4)
    • B Lee 12-2-35-2
33.1

Warne to Kallis, no run, tossed up outside leg stump, Kallis playing off the pitch gets hit on the pad.

Three fielders around the bat.

33.2

Warne to Kallis, 1 leg bye, on the leg stump, Kallis sweeps, off the pad to the short fine leg for a leg bye.

33.3

Warne to Prince, no run, played to the short leg.

33.4

Warne to Prince, no run, defended to the off side.

33.5

Warne to Prince, no run, good ball tossed up outside off stump and goes on, Prince plays for the turn gets beaten.

33.6

Warne to Prince, no run, on the stumps, played to the midwicket.

That is tea on day 1. Please join us in 20 minutes at 5:00 (GMT), 16:00 local time. For more details please read the Bulletin. Match State: Tea - Day 1 Welcome back after the tea break, 41 overs still to be bowled on day 1. It will be McGrath to bowl to Kallis.

End of over 34 (1 run, maiden) South Africa 103/3

    • AG Prince 8 (25b 1x4)
    • JH Kallis 14 (38b 3x4)
    • SK Warne 2-1-5-0
34.1

McGrath to Kallis, no run, left alone outside off stump, swinging away.

Three slips and a gully.

34.2

McGrath to Kallis, no run, change in pace, pitched outside off stump, left alone.

34.3

McGrath to Kallis, no run, good ball pitched outside off stump and moving away, Kallis moves forward and lets it go.

34.4

McGrath to Kallis, no run, pitched wide outside off stump and moving further away, Kallis has nothing do with it, left alone.

34.5

McGrath to Kallis, no run, good length ball pitched outside off stump, Kallis on the front-foot defends to the off side.

34.6

McGrath to Kallis, no run, pitched bit wide outside off stump, Kallis drives and gets beaten.

Warne to continue. Three fielders around the bat.

End of over 35 (maiden) South Africa 103/3

    • JH Kallis 14 (44b 3x4)
    • AG Prince 8 (25b 1x4)
    • GD McGrath 13-7-24-1
35.1

Warne to Prince, no run, defended to the short leg.

35.2

Warne to Prince, no run, tossed up outside off stump and going on, Prince watches it and lets it go.

35.3

Warne to Prince, no run, tossed up outside off stump, Prince on the back-foot defends back on the track.

35.4

Warne to Prince, 1 run, tossed up, bit full, Prince to the pitch off the ball, pushes to the mid-on for a single.

35.5

Warne to Kallis, no run, tossed up outside leg stump, off the pad to the onside.

35.6

Warne to Kallis, no run, good ball on the stumps, defended to the off side.

End of over 36 (1 run) South Africa 104/3

    • JH Kallis 14 (46b 3x4)
    • AG Prince 9 (29b 1x4)
    • SK Warne 3-1-6-0
36.1

McGrath to Prince, no run, defended to the off side.

36.2

McGrath to Prince, no run, good ball pitched on the stumps and moving away off the seam, left alone.

36.3

McGrath to Prince, no run, short of length on the stumps and moving away off the seam, left alone.

36.4

McGrath to Prince, no run, good ball pitched just outside off stump and moving away off the seam, left alone.

36.5

McGrath to Prince, 1 leg bye, down the leg side, off the pad behind square leg for a leg bye.

36.6

McGrath to Kallis, no run, good ball pitched outside off stump and going straight on, Kallis leaves it alone.

End of over 37 (1 run, maiden) South Africa 105/3

    • JH Kallis 14 (47b 3x4)
    • AG Prince 9 (34b 1x4)
    • GD McGrath 14-8-24-1
37.1

Warne to Prince, 1 run, tossed up on the stumps, Prince on the front-foot works it behind square leg for a single.

37.2

Warne to Kallis, no run, defended to the off side.

37.3

Warne to Kallis, 1 run, pitched outside leg stump, played to the long leg for a single.

37.4

Warne to Prince, no run, tossed up outside off stump, bit straight, Prince on the back-foot pushes to the mid-off.

37.5

Warne to Prince, no run, tossed up outside off stump, Prince comes forward and offers his pad.

37.6

Warne to Prince, FOUR, tossed up, bit full outside off stump, Prince moves to the pitch off the ball and drives well to the cover fence, excellent shot!

End of over 38 (6 runs) South Africa 111/3

    • AG Prince 14 (38b 2x4)
    • JH Kallis 15 (49b 3x4)
    • SK Warne 4-1-12-0
38.1

McGrath to Kallis, FOUR, good ball, played well! pitched outside off stump and moving away, Kallis pushes forward, between the slips and gully to the thirdman fence.

38.2

McGrath to Kallis, no run, left alone outside off stump, left alone.

38.3

McGrath to Kallis, no run, good ball pitched outside off stump and going straight on, Kallis lets the ball go.

Three slips and a gully.

38.4

McGrath to Kallis, no run, pitched outside off stump and moving away a bit, Kallis moves forward and lets it go.

38.5

McGrath to Kallis, no run, good ball pitched outside off stump and coming back in, Kallis lets it go.

38.6

McGrath to Kallis, no run, short of length outside off stump and going on, Kallis on the back-foot lets it go.

short cover in place.

End of over 39 (4 runs) South Africa 115/3

    • JH Kallis 19 (55b 4x4)
    • AG Prince 14 (38b 2x4)
    • GD McGrath 15-8-28-1
39.1

Warne to Prince, no run, tossed up outside off stump, defended to the off side.

39.2

Warne to Prince, 2 runs, tossed up on the stumps, Prince sweeps to the fine leg, McGrath fields the ball.

39.3

Warne to Prince, no run, a touch short outside off stump, Prince on the back-foot defends on the track.

39.4

Warne to Prince, 1 run, tossed up on the stumps, Prince works it around behind square leg for a single.

39.5

Warne to Kallis, 1 run, played to square leg for a single.

Coming round the wicket. slip, silly-point and a short leg.

39.6

Warne to Prince, FOUR, shot! short and straight wide outside off stump, Prince quickly on the cut shot, cuts well to the cover-point fence, excellent shot!

End of over 40 (8 runs) South Africa 123/3

    • AG Prince 21 (43b 3x4)
    • JH Kallis 20 (56b 4x4)
    • SK Warne 5-1-20-0
40.1

McGrath to Kallis, 2 runs, pitched outside off stump, Kallis comes forward and pushes to the vacant cover for two runs, Symond runs and fields the ball.

40.2

McGrath to Kallis, 3 runs, good ball, well played, Kallis keeps it down between the slips and gully to the thirdman fence, Langer chases the ball, slides and fields the ball, saves a run.

40.3

McGrath to Prince, no run, defended back to the bowler.

40.4

McGrath to Prince, no run, good ball pitched on the stumps and moved away off the seam, left alone.

40.5

McGrath to Prince, no run, good ball on target, defended to the off side.

40.6

McGrath to Prince, no run, good ball pitched outside off stump and moving away off the seam, Prince on the back-foot plays away from his body to Symonds at point.

Change in bowling Symonds back into the attack.

End of over 41 (5 runs) South Africa 128/3

    • AG Prince 21 (47b 3x4)
    • JH Kallis 25 (58b 4x4)
    • GD McGrath 16-8-33-1
41.1

Symonds to Kallis, no run, pitched bit wide outside off stump, Kallis moves forward and lets it go.

It has been a cloudy day through out today.

41.2

Symonds to Kallis, no run, defended to the off side.

Two slips and a gully.

41.3

Symonds to Kallis, no run, good ball pitched outside off stump, coming in, Kallis moves forward and defends, gets an inside edge.

41.4

Symonds to Kallis, 1 run, short of length outside off stump and drifting onto the middle and leg, works it nicely to fine leg for a single, McGrath fields the ball.

Coming round the wicket, three slips and a gully.

41.5

Symonds to Prince, no run, good ball pitched bit wide outside off stump and moving away off the seam, left alone.

41.6

Symonds to Prince, no run, good ball, Prince pushes to the mid-on.

Four slips and a gully.

End of over 42 (1 run) South Africa 129/3

    • AG Prince 21 (49b 3x4)
    • JH Kallis 26 (62b 4x4)
    • A Symonds 9-1-30-0
42.1

McGrath to Kallis, no run, good ball on target, defended to the off side.

42.2

McGrath to Kallis, no run, good ball pitched outside off stump, Kallis moves forward and drives, gets the inside off the bat, back on the track.

42.3

McGrath to Kallis, 1 run, pitched outside off stump, Kallis pushes to the off side and takes off for a quick single.

round the wicket.

42.4

McGrath to Prince, no run, a beauty! pitched outside off stump and just beats the outside edge off the bat.

42.5

McGrath to Prince, no run, good ball once again pitched outside off stump and moving off the seam, this Prince watches it and lets it go.

42.6

McGrath to Prince, no run, good ball on target, Prince defends well to the off side.

End of over 43 (1 run) South Africa 130/3

    • AG Prince 21 (52b 3x4)
    • JH Kallis 27 (65b 4x4)
    • GD McGrath 17-8-34-1
43.1

Symonds to Kallis, no run, short of length outside off stump, Kallis defends back to Symonds.

Two slips and a gully.

43.2

Symonds to Kallis, no run, good ball pitched outside off stump, Kallis defends with a full face off the bat to the off side.

43.3

Symonds to Kallis, no run, good ball pitched outside off stump and coming in, Kallis blocks the ball, gets an inside edge, ball stays in the flap of the pad, Kallis takes it and gives it back to the bowler.

43.4

Symonds to Kallis, no run, defended to the off side.

43.5

Symonds to Kallis, no run, good ball, Kallis not cleanly though, defends to the off side.

43.6

Symonds to Kallis, no run, good ball pitched outside off stump and coming in, Kallis works it in front of square leg, no chance of a run.

round the wicket for Prince.

End of over 44 (maiden) South Africa 130/3

    • JH Kallis 27 (71b 4x4)
    • AG Prince 21 (52b 3x4)
    • A Symonds 10-2-30-0
44.1

McGrath to Prince, no run, pushes to the mid-off.

44.2

McGrath to Prince, no run, short of length outside off stump, Prince nicely in line, defends to the onside.

44.3

McGrath to Prince, no run, good ball pitched outside off stump and coming in, Prince defends, gets an inside edge onto the pads.

44.4

McGrath to Prince, no run, drifting down the leg side, off the pad to the onside.

44.5

McGrath to Prince, no run, good ball pitched outside off stump and coming in, Prince moves forward and leaves it alone.

44.6

McGrath to Prince, no run, fuller length delivery, Prince drives it back to the bowler.

End of over 45 (maiden) South Africa 130/3

    • AG Prince 21 (58b 3x4)
    • JH Kallis 27 (71b 4x4)
    • GD McGrath 18-9-34-1
45.1

Symonds to Kallis, no run, good ball pitched outside off stump, Kallis comes forward and defends to the cover fielder.

45.2

Symonds to Kallis, no run, good ball on target, Kallis in line defends to the onside.

45.3

Symonds to Kallis, no run, fuller length, Kallis moves forward and pushes to the mid-off.

45.4

Symonds to Kallis, no run, good ball pitched outside off stump, Kallis stretches forward and defends down the track.

45.5

Symonds to Kallis, no run, pushes off the back-foot to the mid-on.

45.6

Symonds to Kallis, FOUR, short ball, SHOT! pitched outside off stump, Kallis on one leg pulls in front of square leg to the fence, excellent shot!

Change in bowling, Hussey comes into the attack. Two slips and a gully. seam bowling from Hussey.

End of over 46 (4 runs) South Africa 134/3

    • JH Kallis 31 (77b 5x4)
    • AG Prince 21 (58b 3x4)
    • A Symonds 11-2-34-0
46.1

Hussey to Prince, no run, good ball on the stumps, defended back.

46.2

Hussey to Prince, FOUR, on the legs, shot!, Prince works it well to the square leg fence.

46.3

Hussey to Prince, no run, good ball pitched outside off stump and swinging in, bat and pad to the off side.

46.4

Hussey to Prince, no run, short of length, Prince on the back-foot pushes to the cover.

46.5

Hussey to Prince, 2 runs, short of length, Prince on the back-foot pushes past the diving Langer in the covers to the deep for a single.

46.6

Hussey to Prince, no run, defended to the off side.

End of over 47 (6 runs) South Africa 140/3

    • AG Prince 27 (64b 4x4)
    • JH Kallis 31 (77b 5x4)
    • MEK Hussey 1-0-6-0
47.1

Symonds to Kallis, no run, good ball on target, Kallis moves forward and defends to the mid-off.

47.2

Symonds to Kallis, no run, good ball pitched outside off stump, just jumps up off the length, Kallis on the front-foot, gets hit high on the bat.

47.3

Symonds to Kallis, no run, good ball pitched outside off stump, this time Kallis moves forward and defends well to the off side.

47.4

Symonds to Kallis, no run, good ball on target, coming in, Kallis defends to the mid-off.

47.5

Symonds to Kallis, no run, short of length, Kallis forces a shot to the onside, not well timed.

47.6

Symonds to Kallis, 1 run, short of length outside off stump, Kallis on the back-foot works well behind square leg for a single.

End of over 48 (1 run) South Africa 141/3

    • JH Kallis 32 (83b 5x4)
    • AG Prince 27 (64b 4x4)
    • A Symonds 12-2-35-0
48.1

Hussey to Kallis, no run, pitched outside off stump and going on, left alone.

48.2

Hussey to Kallis, FOUR, shot! short ball, Kallis quickly on one leg, pulls well to the midwicket fence.

48.3

Hussey to Kallis, no run, bouncer, Kallis ducks under it.

48.4

Hussey to Kallis, 1 no ball, bouncer, Kallis ducks under it, Hussey oversteps.

48.4

Hussey to Kallis, no run, good ball, Kallis defends on the front-foot to the gully, Hayden dives and stops the ball.

48.5

Hussey to Kallis, 1 no ball, pitched wide outside off stump and going on, Kallis moves forward and lets it go, Hussey again oversteps.

48.5

Hussey to Kallis, no run, good ball pitched outside off stump, Kallis moves forward and defends to the off side.

48.6

Hussey to Kallis, no run, short of length outside off stump, Kallis on the back-foot punches it down to the mid-off.

coming round the wicket.

End of over 49 (6 runs) South Africa 147/3

    • JH Kallis 36 (91b 6x4)
    • AG Prince 27 (64b 4x4)
    • MEK Hussey 2-0-12-0
49.1

Symonds to Prince, no run, bit of swing, bit full, driven back to the bowler.

49.2

Symonds to Prince, no run, good ball pitched outside off stump, left alone.

MacGill could come on soon.

49.3

Symonds to Prince, no run, short of length outside off stump, Prince punches off the back-foot to the off side.

49.4

Symonds to Prince, (no ball) 1 run, pitched outside off stump and coming in, Prince caught in the crease, gets an inside edge behind square leg for a single, Symonds oversteps.

49.4

Symonds to Kallis, 1 run, worked nicely in front of square leg for a single.

49.5

Symonds to Prince, no run, left alone outside off stump.

49.6

Symonds to Prince, 3 runs, short of length outside off stump, Prince punches off the back-foot wide of mid-off to the deep, for three runs, Lee chases and fields the ball.

Change in bowling, MacGill comes into the attack. slip and a short leg.

End of over 50 (6 runs) South Africa 153/3

    • AG Prince 31 (70b 4x4)
    • JH Kallis 37 (92b 6x4)
    • A Symonds 13-2-41-0
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