Australia in South Africa Test Series - 1st Test

South Africa v Australia

Australia won by 7 wickets

Partnerships - South Africa 1st innings
Wkt Runs Overs RR Player Player Start End
1st 24 9.3 2.52 AB de Villiers GC Smith - 1/24 (9.3)
2nd 18 8.0 2.25 GC Smith HH Gibbs 1/24 (9.3) 2/42 (17.3)
3rd 6 2.2 2.57 JH Kallis HH Gibbs 2/42 (17.3) 3/48 (19.5)
4th 13 5.4 2.29 HH Gibbs AG Prince 3/48 (19.5) 4/61 (25.3)
5th 15 2.5 5.29 JA Rudolph AG Prince 4/61 (25.3) 5/76 (28.2)
6th 28 7.0 4.00 MV Boucher AG Prince 5/76 (28.2) 6/104 (35.2)
7th 20 8.1 2.44 AG Prince AJ Hall 6/104 (35.2) 7/124 (43.3)
8th 24 8.3 2.82 AJ Hall N Boje 7/124 (43.3) 8/148 (51.6)
9th 25 5.5 4.28 N Boje A Nel 8/148 (51.6) 9/173 (57.5)
10th 32 6.0 5.33 A Nel M Ntini 9/173 (57.5) 10/205 (63.5)
Highest partnerships in the match
Inns Wkt Runs Overs RR Player Player Start End
2 2nd 154 40.4 3.78 RT Ponting ML Hayden 1/21 (9.5) 2/175 (50.3)
4 1st 71 20.3 3.46 ML Hayden JL Langer - 1/71 (20.3)
3 7th 50 17.1 2.91 JA Rudolph AJ Hall 6/108 (38.5) 7/158 (55.6)
3 4th 38 10.0 3.80 JH Kallis AG Prince 3/37 (11.3) 4/75 (21.3)
2 6th 36 4.4 7.71 AC Gilchrist A Symonds 5/236 (70.2) 6/272 (74.6)
1 10th 32 6.0 5.33 A Nel M Ntini 9/173 (57.5) 10/205 (63.5)
1 6th 28 7.0 4.00 MV Boucher AG Prince 5/76 (28.2) 6/104 (35.2)
1 9th 25 5.5 4.28 N Boje A Nel 8/148 (51.6) 9/173 (57.5)
1 8th 24 8.3 2.82 AJ Hall N Boje 7/124 (43.3) 8/148 (51.6)
1 1st 24 9.3 2.52 AB de Villiers GC Smith - 1/24 (9.3)
2 7th 22 4.3 4.88 A Symonds SK Warne 6/272 (74.6) 7/294 (79.3)
2 5th 22 8.2 2.64 DR Martyn A Symonds 4/214 (61.6) 5/236 (70.2)
2 4th 22 7.1 3.06 MEK Hussey DR Martyn 3/192 (54.5) 4/214 (61.6)
3 8th 21 4.1 5.04 N Boje AJ Hall 7/158 (55.6) 8/179 (60.1)
2 1st 21 9.5 2.13 JL Langer ML Hayden - 1/21 (9.5)
3 1st 20 4.2 4.61 AB de Villiers GC Smith - 1/20 (4.2)
1 7th 20 8.1 2.44 AG Prince AJ Hall 6/104 (35.2) 7/124 (43.3)
4 4th 19* 5.0 3.80 DR Martyn MEK Hussey 3/76 (22.1) 3/95 (27.1)
1 2nd 18 8.0 2.25 GC Smith HH Gibbs 1/24 (9.3) 2/42 (17.3)
3 5th 17 10.1 1.67 AG Prince JA Rudolph 4/75 (21.3) 5/92 (31.4)
3 3rd 17 6.5 2.48 GC Smith JH Kallis 2/20 (4.4) 3/37 (11.3)
2 3rd 17 4.2 3.92 ML Hayden DR Martyn 2/175 (50.3) 3/192 (54.5)
3 6th 16 7.1 2.23 MV Boucher JA Rudolph 5/92 (31.4) 6/108 (38.5)
1 5th 15 2.5 5.29 JA Rudolph AG Prince 4/61 (25.3) 5/76 (28.2)
3 10th 14 2.5 4.94 M Ntini AJ Hall 9/183 (60.6) 10/197 (63.5)
1 4th 13 5.4 2.29 HH Gibbs AG Prince 3/48 (19.5) 4/61 (25.3)
2 10th 12 6.0 2.00 SR Clark MS Kasprowicz 9/296 (81.2) 10/308 (87.2)
1 3rd 6 2.2 2.57 JH Kallis HH Gibbs 2/42 (17.3) 3/48 (19.5)
4 3rd 5 1.1 4.28 RT Ponting DR Martyn 2/71 (20.6) 3/76 (22.1)
3 9th 4 0.5 4.80 A Nel AJ Hall 8/179 (60.1) 9/183 (60.6)
2 9th 2 0.5 2.40 SK Warne MS Kasprowicz 8/294 (80.3) 9/296 (81.2)
4 2nd 0 0.3 0.00 JL Langer RT Ponting 1/71 (20.3) 2/71 (20.6)
3 2nd 0 0.2 0.00 HH Gibbs GC Smith 1/20 (4.2) 2/20 (4.4)
2 8th 0 1.0 0.00 B Lee SK Warne 7/294 (79.3) 8/294 (80.3)
Series Results
South Africa v Australia at Johannesburg - Mar 31-Apr 4, 2006
Australia won by 2 wickets
South Africa v Australia at Durban - Mar 24-28, 2006
Australia won by 112 runs
South Africa v Australia at Cape Town - Mar 16-18, 2006
Australia won by 7 wickets
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Photos

Mar 18, 2006

Justin Langer chops the ball back onto his stumps, 
South Africa v Australia , 1st Test, Cape Town, 3rd day, March 18 2006

Justin Langer chops the ball back onto his stumps

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Mar 18, 2006

Mike Hussey and Damien Martyn are delighted after beating South Africa in the first Test, South Africa v Australia, 1st Test, Cape Town, March 18, 2006

Mike Hussey and Damien Martyn are delighted after beating South Africa in the first Test

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