Australia tour of South Africa, 1996/97 / Scorecard

Australia in South Africa Test Series - 3rd Test

South Africa v Australia

South Africa won by 8 wickets

Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
MA Taylor* c †Richardson b Klusener 38 197 138 5 0 27.53
ML Hayden b Schultz 10 36 22 2 0 45.45
MTG Elliott c Schultz b Donald 18 68 52 2 0 34.61
ME Waugh b Donald 5 27 15 1 0 33.33
SR Waugh c †Richardson b Schultz 67 174 132 9 0 50.75
GS Blewett c †Richardson b Symcox 37 94 90 5 0 41.11
MG Bevan lbw b Schultz 6 40 22 1 0 27.27
IA Healy c †Richardson b Donald 19 67 47 1 0 40.42
SK Warne lbw b Schultz 0 3 3 0 0 0.00
JN Gillespie not out 6 47 24 0 0 25.00
GD McGrath b Klusener 0 8 7 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 1, lb 4, w 7, nb 9) 21
Total (all out; 89.5 overs) 227 (2.52 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-23 (Hayden), 2-60 (Elliott), 3-72 (ME Waugh), 4-110 (Taylor), 5-190 (Blewett), 6-197 (SR Waugh), 7-212 (Bevan), 8-212 (Warne), 9-226 (Healy), 10-227 (McGrath)
Bowling O M R W Econ
AA Donald 20 5 60 3 3.00 (4nb, 3w)
BN Schultz 20 4 52 4 2.60 (8nb, 3w)
WJ Cronje 5 3 5 0 1.00
L Klusener 14.5 4 23 2 1.55 (1w)
PL Symcox 23 4 62 1 2.69
JH Kallis 7 2 20 0 2.85 (1nb)
South Africa 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
G Kirsten c †Healy b McGrath 16 59 42 2 0 38.09
AM Bacher lbw b McGrath 96 444 322 10 1 29.81
BM McMillan c Hayden b ME Waugh 55 159 119 8 0 46.21
DJ Cullinan b McGrath 47 120 103 8 0 45.63
PL Symcox c Blewett b Gillespie 16 44 30 3 0 53.33
JH Kallis c SR Waugh b McGrath 2 21 15 0 0 13.33
WJ Cronje* not out 79 148 111 9 2 71.17
DJ Richardson b McGrath 0 2 2 0 0 0.00
L Klusener b Gillespie 30 58 46 3 1 65.21
AA Donald c †Healy b Gillespie 8 32 15 2 0 53.33
BN Schultz c †Healy b McGrath 2 16 9 0 0 22.22
Extras (b 11, lb 16, w 1, nb 5) 33
Total (all out; 134.4 overs) 384 (2.85 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-26 (Kirsten), 2-128 (McMillan), 3-229 (Cullinan), 4-252 (Symcox), 5-255 (Kallis), 6-262 (Bacher), 7-262 (Richardson), 8-330 (Klusener), 9-367 (Donald), 10-384 (Schultz)
Bowling O M R W Econ
GD McGrath 40.4 15 86 6 2.11
JN Gillespie 31 13 75 3 2.41 (1nb, 1w)
GS Blewett 5 0 19 0 3.80 (1nb)
SK Warne 36 11 89 0 2.47 (4nb)
MG Bevan 15 3 54 0 3.60
ME Waugh 7 1 34 1 4.85
Australia 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
MA Taylor* c †Richardson b Donald 5 26 19 1 0 26.31
ML Hayden lbw b Schultz 0 9 6 0 0 0.00
MTG Elliott b Donald 12 50 35 1 0 34.28
ME Waugh b Symcox 42 139 100 7 0 42.00
SR Waugh not out 60 266 179 8 0 33.51
GS Blewett b Donald 0 12 10 0 0 0.00
MG Bevan b Symcox 5 32 20 1 0 25.00
IA Healy c †Richardson b Schultz 12 33 24 1 0 50.00
SK Warne lbw b Donald 12 55 43 2 0 27.90
JN Gillespie b Donald 0 3 2 0 0 0.00
GD McGrath b Klusener 11 20 17 2 0 64.70
Extras (b 2, lb 6, w 4, nb 14) 26
Total (all out; 73.4 overs) 185 (2.51 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-5 (Hayden), 2-10 (Taylor), 3-28 (Elliott), 4-94 (ME Waugh), 5-99 (Blewett), 6-108 (Bevan), 7-131 (Healy), 8-164 (Warne), 9-164 (Gillespie), 10-185 (McGrath)
Bowling O M R W Econ
AA Donald 18 5 36 5 2.00 (3w)
BN Schultz 17 4 39 2 2.29 (9nb, 1w)
L Klusener 14.4 1 40 1 2.72 (3nb)
PL Symcox 19 5 49 2 2.57
JH Kallis 5 1 13 0 2.60 (1nb)
South Africa 2nd innings (target: 29 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
G Kirsten c Taylor b Blewett 6 18 16 1 0 37.50
AM Bacher c Elliott b Gillespie 5 11 6 1 0 83.33
BM McMillan not out 7 18 10 0 0 70.00
DJ Cullinan not out 12 11 9 3 0 133.33
Extras (w 1, nb 1) 2
Total (2 wickets; 6.4 overs) 32 (4.80 runs per over)
Did not bat PL Symcox, JH Kallis, WJ Cronje*, DJ Richardson, L Klusener, AA Donald, BN Schultz
Fall of wickets 1-11 (Bacher), 2-15 (Kirsten)
Bowling O M R W Econ
JN Gillespie 3.4 0 19 1 5.18 (1w)
GS Blewett 3 0 13 1 4.33 (1nb)
Match details
Toss South Africa, who chose to field
Series Australia won the 3-match series 2-1
Player of the match AA Donald (South Africa)
Player of the series SR Waugh (Australia)
Umpires MJ Kitchen (England) and CJ Mitchley
TV umpire RE Koertzen
Match referee R Subba Row (England)
Close of play
Fri, 21 Mar - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 227
Sat, 22 Mar - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 240/3 (AM Bacher 94*, PL Symcox 5*)
Sun, 23 Mar - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 96/4 (SR Waugh 24*, GS Blewett 0*)
Mon, 24 Mar - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 32/2 (6.4 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • IA Healy suspended for two matches for dissent.
 
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Mar 21, 1997

Michael Bevan plays the pull shot, South Africa v Australia, 3rd Test, Centurion, 1st day, March 21, 1997

Michael Bevan plays the pull shot

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