VB Series, 2005/06 / Wicket commentary

VB Series - 11th match

Australia v South Africa

Australia won by 57 runs

8.1

van der Wath to Katich, OUT, OUT!!fraction short outside off stump, nipping away, Katich goes for the cut and gets the outside edge, good catch taken by Kemp at wide first slip

SM Katich c Kemp b van der Wath 11 (17b 1x4 0x6) SR: 64.70

Australia 65/1   AC Gilchrist 50* (32b 9x4)   JJ van der Wath 4.1-0-31-1

17.1

Langeveldt to Gilchrist, OUT, short ball on the off stump, moving away, Gilchrist goes back and pulls, gets the top edge and ball goes high up in the air, Boucher gets underneath and takes the skier

AC Gilchrist c †Boucher b Langeveldt 88 (66b 14x4 0x6) SR: 133.33

Australia 138/2   RT Ponting 31* (20b 5x4)   CK Langeveldt 1.1-0-9-1

22.1

Smith to Symonds, OUT, arm ball just outside off stump, Symonds tries to hit over straight, mistimes it completely and ball goes in the air, Hall at mid-off runs back and takes a very good catch

A Symonds c Hall b Smith 7 (12b 1x4 0x6) SR: 58.33

Australia 168/3   RT Ponting 52* (39b 7x4)   GC Smith 1.1-0-6-1

29.3

Botha to Ponting, OUT, OUT! flighted ball around the off stump, Ponting moves forward and tries to work it away, turns it straight to Gibbs at mid-wicket, simple catch taken

RT Ponting c Gibbs b Botha 72 (61b 8x4 0x6) SR: 118.03

Australia 203/4   DR Martyn 15* (22b)   J Botha 4.3-0-22-1

40.5

Hall to Clarke, OUT, OUT good length ball on the off stump, batsman lofts it flat and straight to Rudolph at long-on

MJ Clarke c Rudolph b Hall 27 (37b 0x4 0x6) SR: 72.97

Australia 263/5   DR Martyn 46* (53b 2x4)   AJ Hall 6.5-0-44-1

49.6

Langeveldt to Martyn, 1 run, OUT, RUN OUT low full toss, Martyn hits it away to mid-wicket, Smith slides and misfields, they go for the second run and Smith throws at the batsman end, Boucher does well and Martyn is well short

DR Martyn run out 79 (75b 5x4 0x6) SR: 105.33

Australia 344/6   MEK Hussey 47* (33b 4x4 1x6)   CK Langeveldt 6-0-49-1
Tournament Results
Australia v Sri Lanka at Brisbane - Feb 14, 2006
Australia won by 9 wickets (with 27 balls remaining)
Australia v Sri Lanka at Sydney - Feb 12, 2006
Australia won by 167 runs
Australia v Sri Lanka at Adelaide - Feb 10, 2006
Sri Lanka won by 22 runs
South Africa v Sri Lanka at Hobart - Feb 7, 2006
Sri Lanka won by 76 runs
Australia v South Africa at Sydney - Feb 5, 2006
Australia won by 57 runs
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Photos

Feb 5, 2006

Mark Boucher picked the Australian attack for 76 from 83 balls, Australia v South Africa, VB Series, Sydney, February 5, 2006

Mark Boucher picked the Australian attack for 76 from 83 balls

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Feb 5, 2006

Andrew Symonds celebrates dismissing Herschelle Gibbs, Australia v South Africa, VB Series, Sydney, February 5, 2006

Andrew Symonds celebrates dismissing Herschelle Gibbs

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