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)
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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

South Africa 16/1   GC Smith 9* (19b 1x4)   B Lee 3-0-10-1

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

South Africa 69/2   GC Smith 31* (57b 5x4)   GD McGrath 10.3-5-20-1

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

South Africa 86/3   JH Kallis 8* (26b 2x4)   B Lee 9.1-2-25-2

Symonds to Kallis, OUT, 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!

JH Kallis c McGrath b Symonds 111 (361m 275b 17x4 0x6) SR: 40.36

South Africa 305/4   AG Prince 101* (219b 11x4)   A Symonds 16.3-3-49-1

Warne to Prince, OUT, 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!

AG Prince lbw b Warne 119 (395m 271b 13x4 0x6) SR: 43.91

South Africa 344/5   JA Rudolph 19* (54b 3x4)   SK Warne 19.5-3-50-1

MacGill to Boucher, OUT, 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!

MV Boucher c †Gilchrist b MacGill 5 (29m 23b 0x4 0x6) SR: 21.73

South Africa 355/6   JA Rudolph 22* (74b 3x4)   SCG MacGill 23.4-3-85-1

McGrath to Rudolph, OUT, great delivery, pitches on middle stump and swigns away, thick outside edge in the hands of keeper, Gilchrist takes a good sharp catch!

JA Rudolph c †Gilchrist b McGrath 38 (138m 110b 5x4 0x6) SR: 34.54

South Africa 394/7   SM Pollock 23* (37b 2x4)   GD McGrath 29.5-16-51-2

Lee to Pollock, OUT, 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

SM Pollock c Hodge b Lee 46 (86m 64b 3x4 0x6) SR: 71.87

South Africa 433/8   J Botha 16* (41b 2x4)   B Lee 29.1-7-71-3

Warne to Nel, OUT, 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

A Nel c Hodge b Warne 12 (10m 8b 2x4 0x6) SR: 150.00

South Africa 449/9   J Botha 19* (44b 2x4)   SK Warne 35.5-5-106-2
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