South Africa tour of Australia, 1997/98 / Fall of wickets and partnerships

Partnerships - Australia 1st innings
Wkt Runs Overs RR Player Player Start End
1st 18 13.2 1.35 MTG Elliott MA Taylor - 1/18 (13.2)
2nd 24 9.3 2.52 MA Taylor GS Blewett 1/18 (13.2) 2/42 (22.5)
3rd 2 5.4 0.35 ME Waugh GS Blewett 2/42 (22.5) 3/44 (28.3)
4th 33 23.0 1.43 GS Blewett SR Waugh 3/44 (28.3) 4/77 (51.3)
5th 145 43.0 3.37 SR Waugh RT Ponting 4/77 (51.3) 5/222 (94.3)
6th 28 6.3 4.30 IA Healy RT Ponting 5/222 (94.3) 6/250 (100.6)
7th 52 16.4 3.12 RT Ponting PR Reiffel 6/250 (100.6) 7/302 (117.4)
8th 7 2.1 3.23 PR Reiffel SK Warne 7/302 (117.4) 8/309 (119.5)
9th 0 0.2 0.00 SK Warne MS Kasprowicz 8/309 (119.5) 9/309 (120.1)
10th 0 1.1 0.00 MS Kasprowicz GD McGrath 9/309 (120.1) 10/309 (121.2)
Highest partnerships in the match
Inns Wkt Runs Overs RR Player Player Start End
1 5th 145 43.0 3.37 SR Waugh RT Ponting 4/77 (51.3) 5/222 (94.3)
4 4th 123 44.5 2.74 WJ Cronje JH Kallis 3/88 (39.3) 4/211 (84.2)
4 2nd 87 32.0 2.71 AM Bacher JH Kallis 1/1 (5.1) 2/88 (37.1)
3 9th 62 16.0 3.87 MS Kasprowicz PR Reiffel 8/146 (64.4) 9/208 (80.4)
3 5th 62 28.2 2.18 RT Ponting MA Taylor 4/44 (22.2) 5/106 (50.4)
2 5th 62 39.5 1.55 G Kirsten BM McMillan 4/76 (41.5) 5/138 (81.4)
1 7th 52 16.4 3.12 RT Ponting PR Reiffel 6/250 (100.6) 7/302 (117.4)
3 10th 49 15.4 3.12 GD McGrath PR Reiffel 9/208 (80.4) 10/257 (96.2)
2 2nd 34 19.5 1.71 JH Kallis G Kirsten 1/28 (12.3) 2/62 (32.2)
1 4th 33 23.0 1.43 GS Blewett SR Waugh 3/44 (28.3) 4/77 (51.3)
3 4th 32 9.3 3.36 SR Waugh MA Taylor 3/12 (12.5) 4/44 (22.2)
2 1st 28 12.3 2.24 AM Bacher G Kirsten - 1/28 (12.3)
1 6th 28 6.3 4.30 IA Healy RT Ponting 5/222 (94.3) 6/250 (100.6)
2 8th 24 10.3 2.28 BM McMillan L Klusener 7/158 (93.5) 8/182 (104.2)
1 2nd 24 9.3 2.52 MA Taylor GS Blewett 1/18 (13.2) 2/42 (22.5)
3 6th 22 8.5 2.49 MA Taylor IA Healy 5/106 (50.4) 6/128 (59.3)
4 7th 19 12.2 1.54 DJ Richardson SM Pollock 6/241 (105.6) 7/260 (118.2)
4 5th 18 13.0 1.38 JH Kallis BM McMillan 4/211 (84.2) 5/229 (97.2)
3 8th 18 4.3 4.00 SK Warne PR Reiffel 7/128 (60.1) 8/146 (64.4)
1 1st 18 13.2 1.35 MTG Elliott MA Taylor - 1/18 (13.2)
2 6th 17 9.0 1.88 SM Pollock BM McMillan 5/138 (81.4) 6/155 (90.4)
4 8th 13* 3.4 3.54 SM Pollock L Klusener 7/260 (118.2) 7/273 (122.0)
2 3rd 13 8.4 1.50 DJ Cullinan G Kirsten 2/62 (32.2) 3/75 (40.6)
4 6th 12 8.4 1.38 BM McMillan SM Pollock 5/229 (97.2) 6/241 (105.6)
1 8th 7 2.1 3.23 PR Reiffel SK Warne 7/302 (117.4) 8/309 (119.5)
3 2nd 6 2.2 2.57 GS Blewett MA Taylor 1/4 (6.1) 2/10 (8.3)
3 1st 4 6.1 0.64 MTG Elliott MA Taylor - 1/4 (6.1)
2 10th 4 1.2 3.00 PL Symcox AA Donald 9/182 (105.3) 10/186 (106.5)
2 7th 3 3.1 0.94 DJ Richardson BM McMillan 6/155 (90.4) 7/158 (93.5)
3 3rd 2 4.2 0.46 ME Waugh MA Taylor 2/10 (8.3) 3/12 (12.5)
1 3rd 2 5.4 0.35 ME Waugh GS Blewett 2/42 (22.5) 3/44 (28.3)
4 1st 1 5.1 0.19 G Kirsten AM Bacher - 1/1 (5.1)
2 4th 1 0.5 1.20 WJ Cronje G Kirsten 3/75 (40.6) 4/76 (41.5)
4 3rd 0 2.2 0.00 DJ Cullinan JH Kallis 2/88 (37.1) 3/88 (39.3)
3 7th 0 0.4 0.00 IA Healy PR Reiffel 6/128 (59.3) 7/128 (60.1)
2 9th 0 1.1 0.00 L Klusener PL Symcox 8/182 (104.2) 9/182 (105.3)
1 10th 0 1.1 0.00 MS Kasprowicz GD McGrath 9/309 (120.1) 10/309 (121.2)
1 9th 0 0.2 0.00 SK Warne MS Kasprowicz 8/309 (119.5) 9/309 (120.1)
Series Results
Australia v South Africa at Adelaide - Jan 30-Feb 3, 1998
Match drawn
Australia v South Africa at Sydney - Jan 2-5, 1998
Australia won by an innings and 21 runs
Australia v South Africa at Melbourne - Dec 26-30, 1997
Match drawn
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Photos

Dec 30, 1997

Jacques Kallis plays the pull against Glenn McGrath, Australia v South Africa, first Test, Melbourne, 30 December, 1997

Jacques Kallis pulls

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Dec 30, 1997

Lance Klusener and Shaun Pollock walk off after drawing the match at the end of the final day of the Australia v South Africa Test match at the MCG in Melbourne. December 30th 1997.

Lance Klusener and Shaun Pollock walk off, the Test saved

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