Australia tour of South Africa, 1st Test: South Africa v Australia at Cape Town, Mar 16-18, 2006
Australia won by 7 wickets
16,17,18 March 2006 (5-day match)
  South Africa 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal GC Smith* c †Gilchrist b Clark 19 75 58 2 0 32.75
17.3 OUT: good length delivery on the off stump and nipping away this time, Smith plays forward, ball takes the edge and a good low catch by Gilchrist, Clark's debut wicket! 42/2
View dismissal AB de Villiers b Kasprowicz 8 39 29 1 0 27.58
9.3 OUT: full and nips back thru the gate as de Villiers drove when he shouldnt have been 24/1
View dismissal HH Gibbs b Clark 18 71 46 3 0 39.13
25.3 OUT: a beauty, pitched middle and knocks off stump straight out of the ground 61/4
View dismissal JH Kallis c Hayden b Clark 6 10 12 0 0 50.00
19.5 OUT;cuts off the back foot goes hard but straight to Hayden at gully who holds on well 48/3
View dismissal AG Prince c Hayden b Lee 17 105 67 1 0 25.37
43.3 OUT: regulation catch at gully, cut hard at a wider one, didnt get ontop of it, Hayden does the rest 124/7
View dismissal JA Rudolph c †Gilchrist b Kasprowicz 10 15 14 2 0 71.42
28.2 OUT: big bounce and he looks to cut, edges to Warne at keeper who falls back to the regulation catch and drops it but it pops up and Gilchrist is aware enough to snaffle it before it gets to ground 76/5
View dismissal MV Boucher c †Gilchrist b Clark 16 29 23 3 0 69.56
35.2 OUT: finds the edge and Gilly takes wonderfully almost behind him and low to the right, wouldnt have carried to slip 104/6
View dismissal AJ Hall c Hayden b Lee 24 73 55 3 0 43.63
51.6 OUT: lew away to gully low to the left of Hayden to give him his 100th Test catch, outstanding one to reach the milestone 148/8
View dismissal N Boje lbw b Clark 31 60 48 5 0 64.58
57.5 OUT: pitched in line and straighteened, looked a tad high but otherwise a good call 173/9
View dismissal A Nel lbw b Lee 18 50 31 1 1 58.06
63.5 OUT: finally pitched up and hits his boot on off stump, Umpire Doctrove rightfully raises the finger to bring the innings to a close 205/10
M Ntini not out 17 25 15 1 1 113.33
Extras (lb 6, nb 15) 21
  Total (all out; 63.5 overs; 280 mins) 205 (3.21 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
View wickets B Lee 14.5 2 37 3 2.49 71 5 0 (1nb)
43.3 to Prince, OUT: regulation catch at gully, cut hard at a wider one, didnt get ontop of it, Hayden does the rest 124/7
51.6 to Hall, OUT: lew away to gully low to the left of Hayden to give him his 100th Test catch, outstanding one to reach the milestone 148/8
63.5 to Nel, OUT: finally pitched up and hits his boot on off stump, Umpire Doctrove rightfully raises the finger to bring the innings to a close 205/10
View wickets MS Kasprowicz 13 0 44 2 3.38 66 5 0 (10nb)
9.3 to de Villiers, OUT: full and nips back thru the gate as de Villiers drove when he shouldnt have been 24/1
28.2 to Rudolph, OUT: big bounce and he looks to cut, edges to Warne at keeper who falls back to the regulation catch and drops it but it pops up and Gilchrist is aware enough to snaffle it before it gets to ground 76/5
  A Symonds 10 2 22 0 2.20 50 2 0 (2nb)
View wickets SR Clark 17 3 55 5 3.23 75 5 1 (1nb)
17.3 to Smith, OUT: good length delivery on the off stump and nipping away this time, Smith plays forward, ball takes the edge and a good low catch by Gilchrist, Clark's debut wicket! 42/2
19.5 to Kallis, OUT;cuts off the back foot goes hard but straight to Hayden at gully who holds on well 48/3
25.3 to Gibbs, OUT: a beauty, pitched middle and knocks off stump straight out of the ground 61/4
35.2 to Boucher, OUT: finds the edge and Gilly takes wonderfully almost behind him and low to the right, wouldnt have carried to slip 104/6
57.5 to Boje, OUT: pitched in line and straighteened, looked a tad high but otherwise a good call 173/9
  SK Warne 9 0 41 0 4.55 36 5 1 (1nb)
  Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal JL Langer lbw b Nel 16 40 31 3 0 51.61
9.5 OUT: looked a bit heigh as it pitched and straightened a tad, Umpire Dar raises the finger, Langer wasnt impressed and took an age to go and even longer to get off the field 21/1
View dismissal ML Hayden c Rudolph b Ntini 94 236 173 14 1 54.33
54.5 OUT: short and is onto him a tad quicker than expected, top edge goes high and mid wkt comes in to complete, shot was on just not getting on top of it 192/3
View dismissal RT Ponting* c Hall b Kallis 74 178 112 8 1 66.07
50.3 OUT: holds up on the pitch and is taken at short cover as he drove to finally get a break thru 175/2
View dismissal DR Martyn c †Boucher b Kallis 22 81 59 3 0 37.28
70.2 OUT; cuts and fine edges in to the gloves of Boucher 236/5
View dismissal MEK Hussey c †Boucher b Hall 6 32 23 0 0 26.08
61.6 OUT: rives and finds the edge, Boucher does the rest 214/4
View dismissal A Symonds c Nel b Boje 55 82 47 3 4 117.02
79.3 down the track one hand off the bat as Boje came over the wicket and turned, went high to long off where Nel held on, silly shot really 294/7
View dismissal AC Gilchrist c Smith b Kallis 12 20 19 1 0 63.15
74.6 OUT: cuts and gets the top edge to Smith who took at his chest 272/6
View dismissal SK Warne c de Villiers b Boje 7 30 18 1 0 38.88
81.2 down the track and he lofts it to de Villiers at mid on, miscue has him holing out, silly stuff 296/9
View dismissal B Lee c Gibbs b Ntini 0 6 3 0 0 0.00
80.3 angled in and he flayed at it into the hands of gully 294/8
MS Kasprowicz not out 6 28 20 0 0 30.00
View dismissal SR Clark c Gibbs b Nel 8 23 19 0 0 42.10
87.2 in the channel and he guides it to gully 308/10
Extras (lb 7, w 1) 8
  Total (all out; 87.2 overs; 389 mins) 308 (3.52 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
View wickets M Ntini 21 2 76 2 3.61 94 11 0
54.5 to Hayden, OUT: short and is onto him a tad quicker than expected, top edge goes high and mid wkt comes in to complete, shot was on just not getting on top of it 192/3
80.3 to Lee, angled in and he flayed at it into the hands of gully 294/8
View wickets A Nel 22.2 6 45 2 2.01 109 5 0
9.5 to Langer, OUT: looked a bit heigh as it pitched and straightened a tad, Umpire Dar raises the finger, Langer wasnt impressed and took an age to go and even longer to get off the field 21/1
87.2 to Clark, in the channel and he guides it to gully 308/10
View wicket AJ Hall 16 2 66 1 4.12 64 7 1
61.6 to Hussey, OUT: rives and finds the edge, Boucher does the rest 214/4
View wickets N Boje 16 4 63 2 3.93 70 3 5
79.3 to Symonds, down the track one hand off the bat as Boje came over the wicket and turned, went high to long off where Nel held on, silly shot really 294/7
81.2 to Warne, down the track and he lofts it to de Villiers at mid on, miscue has him holing out, silly stuff 296/9
View wickets JH Kallis 12 0 51 3 4.25 45 7 0 (1w)
50.3 to Ponting, OUT: holds up on the pitch and is taken at short cover as he drove to finally get a break thru 175/2
70.2 to Martyn, OUT; cuts and fine edges in to the gloves of Boucher 236/5
74.6 to Gilchrist, OUT: cuts and gets the top edge to Smith who took at his chest 272/6
  South Africa 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal AB de Villiers c †Gilchrist b Lee 7 18 12 1 0 58.33
4.2 OUT: inside edge as it swung back in, feathered to the keeper who takes left handed and low down 20/1
View dismissal GC Smith* lbw b Warne 16 63 34 2 0 47.05
11.3 OUT: goes back and is wrapped low down, appeal and Umpire Doctrove raises the finger 37/3
View dismissal HH Gibbs b Lee 0 2 2 0 0 0.00
4.4 OUT: nips back and hits the top of off stump, Lee celebrates 20/2
View dismissal JH Kallis c †Gilchrist b Clark 36 86 50 5 0 72.00
21.3 lifting one outside off looks to play square but the bounce finds the top edge and Gilly takes a great catch one handed 75/4
View dismissal AG Prince c †Gilchrist b Clark 27 89 64 3 0 42.18
31.4 slides it down and prince feathers to Gilcrist down legside, thought it was pad myself but Umpire Doctrove raises the finger 92/5
View dismissal JA Rudolph b Warne 41 146 112 6 0 36.60
55.6 wide of off, finds the rough and he looks to get a scratch as he was withdrawing the bat upwards and it clips the top of off 158/7
View dismissal MV Boucher c Langer b Kasprowicz 2 33 21 0 0 9.52
38.5 looking to work it legside goes straight to Langer at short mid wkt 108/6
AJ Hall not out 34 105 69 4 0 49.27
View dismissal N Boje c & b Clark 14 18 15 3 0 93.33
60.1 OUT: slower one just held up on the pitch plays back to Clark who holds onto one at his chest 179/8
View dismissal A Nel b Clark 4 4 5 1 0 80.00
60.6 OUT: yorker and he splits middle and off, too quick for him 183/9
View dismissal M Ntini c Kasprowicz b Warne 6 13 6 1 0 100.00
63.5 OUT: strikes it high and long out to Kasprowicz at long off who doesnt make a mistake 197/10
Extras (w 3, nb 7) 10
  Total (all out; 63.5 overs; 291 mins) 197 (3.08 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
View wickets B Lee 17 5 47 2 2.76 83 6 0 (2nb, 1w)
4.2 to de Villiers, OUT: inside edge as it swung back in, feathered to the keeper who takes left handed and low down 20/1
4.4 to Gibbs, OUT: nips back and hits the top of off stump, Lee celebrates 20/2
View wicket MS Kasprowicz 12 0 39 1 3.25 58 5 0 (3nb)
38.5 to Boucher, looking to work it legside goes straight to Langer at short mid wkt 108/6
View wickets SR Clark 16 7 34 4 2.12 81 5 0 (2w)
21.3 to Kallis, lifting one outside off looks to play square but the bounce finds the top edge and Gilly takes a great catch one handed 75/4
31.4 to Prince, slides it down and prince feathers to Gilcrist down legside, thought it was pad myself but Umpire Doctrove raises the finger 92/5
60.1 to Boje, OUT: slower one just held up on the pitch plays back to Clark who holds onto one at his chest 179/8
60.6 to Nel, OUT: yorker and he splits middle and off, too quick for him 183/9
View wickets SK Warne 18.5 1 77 3 4.08 79 10 0 (2nb)
11.3 to Smith, OUT: goes back and is wrapped low down, appeal and Umpire Doctrove raises the finger 37/3
55.6 to Rudolph, wide of off, finds the rough and he looks to get a scratch as he was withdrawing the bat upwards and it clips the top of off 158/7
63.5 to Ntini, OUT: strikes it high and long out to Kasprowicz at long off who doesnt make a mistake 197/10
  Australia 2nd innings (target: 95 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal JL Langer b Ntini 34 91 56 4 0 60.71
20.6 OUT: nipped back and he played on as he jabbed down on it 71/2
View dismissal ML Hayden c Gibbs b Ntini 32 87 70 4 0 45.71
20.3 OUT: big slog top edges go high and is poached at gully by Gibbs, gets a cheer from the crowd 71/1
View dismissal RT Ponting* lbw b Ntini 1 13 4 0 0 25.00
22.1 OUT: veryy full and he is across looking to go thru the legside Umpire Dar has a think and then nods the head adn raises the finger 76/3
DR Martyn not out 9 30 13 0 0 69.23
MEK Hussey not out 14 23 20 1 0 70.00
Extras (lb 5) 5
  Total (3 wickets; 27.1 overs; 125 mins) 95 (3.49 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s
  A Nel 7 1 25 0 3.57 27 3 0
View wickets M Ntini 10 3 28 3 2.80 48 4 0
20.3 to Hayden, OUT: big slog top edges go high and is poached at gully by Gibbs, gets a cheer from the crowd 71/1
20.6 to Langer, OUT: nipped back and he played on as he jabbed down on it 71/2
22.1 to Ponting, OUT: veryy full and he is across looking to go thru the legside Umpire Dar has a think and then nods the head adn raises the finger 76/3
  AJ Hall 5 1 16 0 3.20 23 1 0
  N Boje 5.1 1 21 0 4.06 14 1 0

Match details


Toss - South Africa, who chose to bat
Series - Australia led the 3-match series 1-0
Test debut - SR Clark (Australia)
Player of the match - SR Clark (Australia)
Umpires - Aleem Dar (Pakistan) and BR Doctrove (West Indies)
TV umpire - KH Hurter
Match referee - BC Broad (England)
Close of play
  • Thu, 16 Mar - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 63/1 (ML Hayden 22*, RT Ponting 20*, 23 ov)
  • Fri, 17 Mar - day 2 - South Africa 2nd innings 70/3 (JH Kallis 31*, AG Prince 14*, 20 ov)
  • Sat, 18 Mar - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 95/3 (27.1 ov) - end of match

Match Notes


General
    • South African 1st Innings
    • 50 up in 92 mins off 132 balls including 4 fours
    • 100 up in 152 mins off 221 balls including 11 fours
    • 150 up in 231 mins off 328 balls including 18 fours
    • SR Clark achieved a fifer on debut
    • Australian 1st Innings
    • Official Attendance: 6,978
    • 50 up in 86 mins off 117 balls including 7 fours
    • ML Hayden passed 7000 Test runs
    • 2nd Wicket 50 Partnership in 75 mins off 103 balls including 5 fours (Hayden 18, Ponting 28)
    • 100 up in 148 mins off 210 balls including 14 fours
    • ML Hayden 50 in 162 mins off 117 balls including 8 fours
    • 2nd Wicket 100 Partnership in 127 mins off 174 balls including 11 fours and a six (Hayden 47, Ponting 47
    • RT Ponting 50 in 129 mins off 86 balls including 5 fours and a six
    • 150 up in 199 mins off 275 balls including 19 fours and a six
    • 2nd Wicket 150 Partnership in 171 mins off 234 balls including 18 fours and 2 sixes (Hayden 73, Ponting 73)
    • 200 up in 242 mins off 337 balls including 27 fours and 2 sixes
    • 250 up in 324 mins off 439 balls including 31 fours and 2 sixes
    • A Symonds 50 in 82 mins off 46 balls including 3 fours and 4 sixes
    • 300 up in 371 mins off 504 balls including 33 fours and 6 sixes
    • New ball taken at 84.0
    • Official Attendance: 8,172
    • South African 2nd Innings
    • 50 up in 78 mins off 90 balls including 6 fours
    • 100 up in 173 mins off 215 balls including 14 fours
    • 150 up in 248 mins off 335 balls including 20 fours
    • 6th Wicket 50 Partnership in 67 mins off 108 balls including 5 fours (Rudolph 24, Hall 20)
    • Australian 2nd Innings
    • Official Attendance: 12,779
    • 50 up in 63 mins off 86 balls including 6 fours
 
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