South Africa tour of Australia, 2nd T20I: Australia v South Africa at Brisbane, Jan 13, 2009
Australia won by 6 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
13 January 2009 - night match (20-over match)
  South Africa innings (20 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal HM Amla c White b Hilfenhaus 26 28 26 1 1 100.00
6.6 pulled straight to White at short midwicket! The short ball works for Hilfenhaus, Amla tries to collect from outside off stump but plays it high off the bat to the fielder 40/2
View dismissal HH Gibbs c MEK Hussey b Hopes 6 22 12 0 0 50.00
5.4 and Hopes gets Gibbs! He kneels across and goes for that booming swipe only to send the ball down to Michael Hussey, running in from deep midwicket, who takes it on his knees 35/1
JP Duminy not out 69 55 41 7 2 168.29
View dismissal VB van Jaarsveld lbw b DJ Hussey 0 2 1 0 0 0.00
7.2 and it works! Hussey floats that up full on the stumps, van Jaarsveld doesn't get far enough across as he goes for the sweep, and cops it flush on the pad in front of middle and leg 41/3
View dismissal MV Boucher c Tait b Hopes 19 19 19 1 0 100.00
13.3 swipes across the line and sends a top edge to Tait at backward point 90/4
View dismissal JA Morkel c DJ Hussey b Bracken 19 15 13 1 1 146.15
17.1 swung down to long -on! Bracken strikes first ball, pitching it just outside off stump, Morkel connects well with the big swipe but David Hussey runs across and from long-off and takes the ball to his right, very well held, even as the other fielder converged from the other side 128/5
ND McKenzie not out 7 10 8 0 0 87.50
Extras (lb 7, w 4) 11
  Total (5 wickets; 20 overs) 157 (7.85 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
  SW Tait 4 0 37 0 9.25 9 4 1 (1w)
View wicket NW Bracken 4 0 29 1 7.25 8 2 1 (1w)
17.1 to JA Morkel, swung down to long -on! Bracken strikes first ball, pitching it just outside off stump, Morkel connects well with the big swipe but David Hussey runs across and from long-off and takes the ball to his right, very well held, even as the other fielder converged from the other side 128/5
View wicket BW Hilfenhaus 4 0 32 1 8.00 7 1 1 (2w)
6.6 to Amla, pulled straight to White at short midwicket! The short ball works for Hilfenhaus, Amla tries to collect from outside off stump but plays it high off the bat to the fielder 40/2
View wickets JR Hopes 4 0 29 2 7.25 7 2 1
5.4 to Gibbs, and Hopes gets Gibbs! He kneels across and goes for that booming swipe only to send the ball down to Michael Hussey, running in from deep midwicket, who takes it on his knees 35/1
13.3 to Boucher, swipes across the line and sends a top edge to Tait at backward point 90/4
View wicket DJ Hussey 3 0 18 1 6.00 3 1 0
7.2 to van Jaarsveld, and it works! Hussey floats that up full on the stumps, van Jaarsveld doesn't get far enough across as he goes for the sweep, and cops it flush on the pad in front of middle and leg 41/3
  MEK Hussey 1 0 5 0 5.00 1 0 0
  Australia innings (target: 158 runs from 20 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal SE Marsh c Botha b M Morkel 15 27 17 1 1 88.23
6.1 soft dismissal this time, Marsh doesn't move his feet much as he attempts to clear the infield, and just scoops the ball up in the air to Botha at mid-on 29/2
View dismissal DA Warner b Steyn 7 16 12 0 0 58.33
4.1 the sound of timber! You miss, I hit! Steyn pitches full and straight, Warner swings and misses, and the ball takes out middle stump 21/1
View dismissal RT Ponting* run out (M Morkel) 38 39 31 3 1 122.58
12.4 M Morkel to MEK Hussey, freat reflexes from the bowler! Hussey inside-edges the ball toward the on side, Morne sprints forward and collects, then flicks a direct hit onto the base of the stumps to get Ponting short by some distance 90/3
MEK Hussey not out 53 62 33 5 1 160.60
View dismissal DJ Hussey c Duminy b M Morkel 2 2 2 0 0 100.00
12.6 oh well held, Duminy! Thats one for the ages! You aren't going to see much better in the outfield than that gem of a catch! Hussey takes a hand off the bat as he chips the ball over mid-off, the ball beats Duminy by some distance but he doesn't for a second take his eyes off it, running ages down toward long-off, covering great distance, then times his dive perfectly to take it 92/4
CL White not out 40 30 18 5 1 222.22
Extras (lb 3, w 3) 6
  Total (4 wickets; 18.5 overs) 161 (8.54 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
  J Botha 4 0 19 0 4.75 9 1 0
View wicket DW Steyn 3 0 19 1 6.33 10 0 1 (3w)
4.1 to Warner, the sound of timber! You miss, I hit! Steyn pitches full and straight, Warner swings and misses, and the ball takes out middle stump 21/1
  WD Parnell 4 0 44 0 11.00 5 7 0
View wickets M Morkel 3.5 0 32 2 8.34 11 4 1
6.1 to Marsh, soft dismissal this time, Marsh doesn't move his feet much as he attempts to clear the infield, and just scoops the ball up in the air to Botha at mid-on 29/2
12.6 to DJ Hussey, oh well held, Duminy! Thats one for the ages! You aren't going to see much better in the outfield than that gem of a catch! Hussey takes a hand off the bat as he chips the ball over mid-off, the ball beats Duminy by some distance but he doesn't for a second take his eyes off it, running ages down toward long-off, covering great distance, then times his dive perfectly to take it 92/4
  JA Morkel 3 0 36 0 12.00 4 2 2
  JP Duminy 1 0 8 0 8.00 0 0 0

Match details


Toss - South Africa, who chose to bat
Series - Australia won the 2-match series 2-0
T20I debuts - HM Amla and WD Parnell (South Africa)
Player of the match - MEK Hussey (Australia)
Umpires - PR Reiffel and RJ Tucker
TV umpire - BNJ Oxenford
Match referee - RS Madugalle (Sri Lanka)
Reserve umpire - NS McNamara

Match Notes


    • 12th men: RJ Harris and LL Tsotsobe
    • Attendance: 37,457
    • South Africa innings
    • South Africa: 50 runs in 8.3 overs (52 balls), Extras 7
    • South Africa: 100 runs in 14.6 overs (92 balls), Extras 8
    • JP Duminy: 50 off 33 balls (5 x 4, 1 x 6)
    • South Africa: 150 runs in 19.4 overs (122 balls), Extras 11
    • Innings Break: South Africa - 157/5 in 20.0 overs (JP Duminy 69, ND McKenzie 7)
    • Australia innings
    • Australia: 50 runs in 9.3 overs (60 balls), Extras 5
    • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 34 balls (RT Ponting 29, MEK Hussey 24, Ex 0)
    • Australia: 100 runs in 13.6 overs (87 balls), Extras 5
    • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 25 balls (MEK Hussey 23, CL White 27, Ex 1)
    • MEK Hussey: 50 off 32 balls (5 x 4, 1 x 6)
    • Australia: 150 runs in 18.3 overs (114 balls), Extras 6
 
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