Australia in South Africa Test Series - 3rd Test

South Africa v Australia

South Africa won by an innings and 20 runs

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100

23.6

Morkel to Hussey, no run, pushes this well across Hussey who doesn't play a shot

Australia 59/2   MEK Hussey 0* (1b)

24.4

Harris to Hussey, 1 run, full in length, driven to right of mid-off for a single

Australia 61/2   MEK Hussey 1* (2b)

25.1

Morkel to Hussey, no run, full and moving away from Hussey but a tad too wide to force him into any indiscretion

25.2

Morkel to Hussey, no run, closer to the off stump and Hussey lets it go past him

25.3

Morkel to Hussey, no run, in the zone outside off stump - good probing line this - left alone again

25.4

Morkel to Hussey, no run, banged in short and just down leg side, Hussey ducks

25.5

Morkel to Hussey, no run, gets forward and across, covers his off stump and shoulders arms

25.6

Morkel to Hussey, FOUR, from round the stumps this time, full and outside off, Hussey is late in getting forward but goes through with the square drive nevertheless and manages to get it wide of the point fielder. He wasn't in control of that shot.

Australia 65/2   MEK Hussey 5* (8b 1x4)

26.5

Harris to Hussey, no run, leans forward to defend to the on side

26.6

Harris to Hussey, no run, flighted full on the off stump line, leans across to wrist it to the on side

Australia 66/2   MEK Hussey 5* (10b 1x4)

28.1

Ntini to Hussey, no run, In the zone outside off, angling further away, left alone

28.2

Ntini to Hussey, no run, full and just outside off stump, Hussey lets it go and then practices the off drive

28.3

Ntini to Hussey, no run, full pitched around off stump and this time Hussey drives but straight to mid-off. He now suggests he should have got it straighter

28.4

Ntini to Hussey, FOUR, slightly short in length and Hussey rocks back to cut it past point. Very nicely played; got on top of the bounce pretty well and didn't hit it hard.

28.5

Ntini to Hussey, no run, straighter and Hussey leans forward to defend down the track

28.6

Ntini to Hussey, 3 runs, dug in short and Hussey goes for the pull, doesn't quite time it well but it drops safely behind midwicket

Australia 73/2   MEK Hussey 12* (16b 2x4)

29.1

Steyn to Hussey, FOUR, banged in short again and Hussey plays a feisty pull through square leg. He connected rather well this time.

29.2

Steyn to Hussey, no run, dug in shorter and it climbs above Hussey, who watches it fly through to the keeper

29.3

Steyn to Hussey, FOUR, the short-pitched barrage against Hussey continues and he is putting them away. He swiveled off the front foot to pull it right between deep square leg and fine leg. And he has reached 3000 Test runs as well.

29.4

Steyn to Hussey, OUT, He is gone immediately after bring up his 3000th Test run. It kicked up on the middle stump line, Hussey got back to stab it away to the off side but it ran off the inner edge, bounced once before flicking the top of the stumps. He was beginning to look good there but is gone now ..

MEK Hussey b Steyn 20 (27m 20b 4x4 0x6) SR: 100.00

Australia 81/3   MEK Hussey 20 (20b 4x4)
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Series Results
South Africa v Australia at Cape Town - Mar 19-22, 2009
South Africa won by an innings and 20 runs
South Africa v Australia at Durban - Mar 6-10, 2009
Australia won by 175 runs
South Africa v Australia at Johannesburg - Feb 26-Mar 2, 2009
Australia won by 162 runs
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Photos

Mar 22, 2009

An imperious pull from Mitchell Johnson, South Africa v Australia, 3rd Test, 4th day, Cape Town, March 22, 2009

An imperious pull from Mitchell Johnson

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Mar 22, 2009

A beaming Ricky Ponting with the series trophy, South Africa v Australia, 3rd Test, 4th day, Cape Town, March 22, 2009

A beaming Ricky Ponting with the series trophy

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