Australia tour of South Africa, 2005/06 / Commentary

Australia in South Africa ODI Series - 5th ODI

South Africa v Australia

South Africa won by 1 wicket (with 1 ball remaining)

42.2

Bracken to van der Wath, no run, half volley, van der Wath drives it away to cover

42.3

Bracken to van der Wath, no run, full toss on the stumps, van der Wath drives on the front foot to cover

42.4

Bracken to van der Wath, 2 runs, length ball outside the off stump, van der Wath drives, mis-fielded by Martyn costs a run

42.5

Bracken to van der Wath, no run, full toss down the leg side, van der Wath driving, fielded by Symonds

42.6

Bracken to van der Wath, 1 run, good line but too full, van der Wath drives to long off

South Africa 358/6   JJ van der Wath 3* (5b)

43.1

Lewis to van der Wath, no run, van der Wath pushes forward to a yorker, good ball, couldn't bowl them earlier

43.2

Lewis to van der Wath, SIX, good length delivery, van der Wath drives it away over long off, Lewis ain't good enough here

43.3

Lewis to van der Wath, 1 run, length ball, van der Wath driving, fielded by Symonds at cover

43.6

Lewis to van der Wath, SIX, wide outside the off stump, van der Wath driving over cover, repeat Lewis is not good enough

South Africa 374/6   JJ van der Wath 16* (9b 2x6)

44.2

Bracken to van der Wath, FOUR, good line but full, van der Wath lofts it over mid wicket, great shot 56 to win off 34, SA has a sniff

44.3

Bracken to van der Wath, SIX, line and length, van der Wath drives over the bowlers hit, what an effort, Aussies are they choking

44.4

Bracken to van der Wath, 1 run, line and length, van der Wath slogs it out to deep square leg

South Africa 386/6   JJ van der Wath 27* (12b 1x4 3x6)

45.1

Lewis to van der Wath, 2 runs, too full and on the pads, van der Wath works it through the leg side to deep square leg

45.2

Lewis to van der Wath, 1 run, half volley, van der Wath drives it away to long off

45.4

Lewis to van der Wath, 1 run, van der Wath drives a yorker towards mid on

45.6

Lewis to van der Wath, 3 runs, good line but full, van der Wath hits it into the leg side, good fielding out in the deep by Hussey and Ponting saves a run

South Africa 397/6   JJ van der Wath 34* (16b 1x4 3x6)

46.1

Bracken to van der Wath, 1 run, wide outside the off stump, van der Wath driving to deep point 37 to win off 23

46.3

Bracken to van der Wath, OUT, drives a full toss to cover, the skipper shows he can catch, in comes Telemachus - more fireworks like PE perhaps??

JJ van der Wath c Ponting b Bracken 35 (20m 18b 1x4 3x6) SR: 194.44

South Africa 399/7   JJ van der Wath 35 (18b 1x4 3x6)
Series Results
South Africa v Australia at Johannesburg - Mar 12, 2006
South Africa won by 1 wicket (with 1 ball remaining)
South Africa v Australia at Durban - Mar 10, 2006
Australia won by 1 wicket (with 5 balls remaining)
South Africa v Australia at Port Elizabeth - Mar 5, 2006
Australia won by 24 runs
South Africa v Australia at Cape Town - Mar 3, 2006
South Africa won by 196 runs
South Africa v Australia at Centurion - Feb 26, 2006
South Africa won by 6 wickets (with 21 balls remaining) (D/L method)
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Photos

Mar 12, 2006

Herschelle Gibbs celebrates with fans after masterminding South Africa's astounding chase, South Africa v Australia, 5th ODI, Johannesburg, March 12, 2006

Herschelle Gibbs celebrates with fans after masterminding South Africa's astounding chase

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Mar 12, 2006

Graeme Smith celebrates South Africa's record chase, South Africa v Australia, 5th ODI, Johannesburg, March 12, 2006

Graeme Smith celebrates South Africa's record chase

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