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South Africa v Australia, 5th ODI, Johannesburg

Australia claim momentum ahead of Pakistan series

Ricky Ponting is confident that Australia's series-ending victory in Johannesburg will give the team momentum heading into next week's one-day contest against Pakistan

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South Africa v Australia, 5th ODI, Johannesburg

Long, tough summer draws to a close

Cricinfo's preview for the fifth one-day international between South Africa and Australia in Johannesburg

South Africa v Australia, 5th ODI, Johannesburg

Botha left out of South African squad

South Africa have replaced offspinner Johan Botha, who was reported for a suspect action, and fast bowler Wayne Parnell with Morne Morkel and Makhaya Ntini in their squad for the final ODI against Australia in Johannesburg

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Pakistan v Australia 2009

Ponting looks forward to a rest

Ricky Ponting has revealed his mixed feelings about handing over the one-day captaincy to Michael Clarke for the upcoming series against Pakistan

Australia in South Africa 2008-09

Botha faces stringent test on action

A meeting between the ICC and leading biomechanists last month could ensure a more difficult path for Johan Botha to clear his name from chucking allegations

Australia in South Africa 2008-09

Botha needs minor tweaks, says SA bowling coach

Vinnie Barnes, South Africa's bowling coach, insists Johan Botha remains an integral part of his team's World Twenty20 plans despite being cited for a suspected illegal bowling action and needs only minor adjustments

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Australia in South Africa 2008-09

Botha reported for suspect action

South Africa offspinner Johan Botha has been reported for a suspected illegal bowling action by the match officials after the fourth ODI between Australia and South Africa in Port Elizabeth on Monday

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South Africa v Australia, 4th ODI, Port Elizabeth

Smith happy with 'good energy' in the squad

South Africa captain Graeme Smith has lauded the players' efforts in sealing the five-match ODI series against Australia with a 61-run win in the penultimate game in Port Elizabeth

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Australia in South Africa 2008-09

Ponting keen to finish lost series on a high

Ricky Ponting's men have been unable to win back the No. 1 one-day international ranking but he believes they can still finish the tour on a high. South Africa claimed the series with a 61-run win in Port Elizabeth on Monday and in doing so confirmed thei