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

12.1

Kallis to Hughes, no run, bouncer on the middle stump line, left alone by Hughes who goes down under

12.2

Kallis to Hughes, no run, length delivery on the middle stump line, defended to the off side of the pitch and Kallis gets across to pick it up

12.3

Kallis to Hughes, no run, the "heavy ball" this time, jumping around the off stump, Hughes stands up tall but pushes his bat away from the body and almost drags it back to his stumps. The ball rolls past the leg stump

12.4

Kallis to Hughes, no run, just outside off stump, Hughes pushes it to the off side.

12.5

Kallis to Hughes, no run, bangs in another bouncer and Hughes gets under it

12.6

Kallis to Hughes, no run, kicks up nastily on the middle stump line ,Hughes yanks up to jab it to the on side. It's also because his technique that I used the word nastily I think. He shapes to move forward before getting back and to the on side and all that movement meant the ball caught up on him quicker than he thought

Australia 29/0   JH Kallis 1-1-0-0

14.1

Kallis to Hughes, 2 runs, pushed through the off side for two runs

14.2

Kallis to Hughes, no run, stands up tall to defend down the track

14.3

Kallis to Hughes, FOUR, short and outside off, Hughes gets back to crash it past the diving backward point fielder Imraan Khan for a fine boundary

14.4

Kallis to Hughes, 1 run, run out chance missed. fuller, straighter, pushed towards mid-on for a quick single. The fielder rushes in from midwicket and fires a throw at the non-striker's end. Had it hit, Hughes would have been a goner

14.5

Kallis to Katich, no run

14.6

Kallis to Katich, no run, leans forward to push a full delivery to the off side

Australia 36/0   JH Kallis 2-1-7-0

16.1

Kallis to Katich, no run, full in length, just outside off stump, defended to the off side

16.2

Kallis to Katich, 2 runs, overpitched on the legs, flicked away to deep backward square leg region

16.3

Kallis to Katich, no run, moving away from Katich who lets Boucher collect that one

16.4

Kallis to Katich, 2 runs, even fuller, on the middle, Katich arrests his shuffle and wrists the ball through wide midwicket region

16.5

Kallis to Katich, no run, on a length, around the off stump, guided to the off side

16.6

Kallis to Katich, no run, short in length and just outside off stump, left alone

Australia 40/0   JH Kallis 3-1-11-0

18.1

Kallis to Katich, no run, full in length, on the off stump line, pushed to the off side

18.2

Kallis to Katich, no run, short in length and slanted across Katich who gets his bat high in the air and lets Boucher do the fielding

18.3

Kallis to Katich, no run, lunges out to defend. Both batsmen have a rather ugly defensive pushes, jabs, and stabs. Ugliness is subjective of course ..

18.4

Kallis to Katich, no run, slanted across Katich who doesn't offer a shot

18.5

Kallis to Katich, 2 runs, overpitched and put away nicely by Katich. He leaned into the wristy flick through midwicket

18.6

Kallis to Katich, no run, shuffles to almost outside off and drives towards mid-off

Australia 44/0   JH Kallis 4-1-13-0

20.1

Kallis to Hughes, no run, lunges forward, goes down on his knee to drive but can't beat Dale Steyn at short cover

20.2

Kallis to Hughes, no run, drops in a bouncer and Hughes sways even as he gets down and the ball flies to Boucher

20.3

Kallis to Hughes, no run, shifts to round the stumps and tries to ping him with another bouncer. Hughes drops his wrists, gets the bat down and sways away

20.4

Kallis to Hughes, no run, comes in from a length, Hughes contrives to get squared up but holds his balance in the end to defend to the off side

20.5

Kallis to Hughes, FOUR, What he does well is to put away the loose ones. This was overpitched on the middle and off, from round the stumps, and Hughes drives to the straight boundary

20.6

Kallis to Hughes, no run, length delivery outside off, Hughes pushes at it hard and gets the edge to gully region

Australia 53/0   JH Kallis 5-1-17-0

38.1

Kallis to Haddin, no run, length delivery outside off stump, Haddin allows it go through to Boucher

38.2

Kallis to Haddin, no run, gets forward and across to leave another full-length delivery outside off

38.3

Kallis to Haddin, FOUR, Fabulicious extra-cover drive, the most beautiful shot of the day. It was full in length and outside off stump, Haddin leaned across to cream it through the off side. Again, reminded a bit of Martyn there

38.4

Kallis to Haddin, no run, leans across to push it to the off side

38.5

Kallis to Haddin, FOUR, drifting in to the middle and leg line, Haddin got forward to wrist it to right of the diving mid-off fielder

38.6

Kallis to Haddin, no run, mistimes the drive to the on side

Australia 121/4   JH Kallis 6-1-25-0

40.1

Kallis to Haddin, no run, short in length, stood up tall to punch it to covers

40.2

Kallis to Haddin, no run, in the zone outside off stump, Haddin watches Boucher collect that

40.3

Kallis to Haddin, no run, leans forward to drive to mid-off

40.4

Kallis to Haddin, no run, outside off and left alone again. Haddin has moved to 16 and looking good so far

40.5

Kallis to Haddin, no run

40.6

Kallis to Haddin, no run, over pitched outside off, dug out towards covers

Australia 125/4   JH Kallis 7-2-25-0

42.1

Kallis to Haddin, no run, pitches back of a length and Haddin goes back to defend

42.2

Kallis to Haddin, 1 run, bad ball, short and wide but Haddin cannot beat backward point

42.3

Kallis to Katich, no run, well bowled, a clever little yorker which is jammed to midwicket

42.4

Kallis to Katich, no run, pitches on a length and he gets right over it in watchful defence

42.5

Kallis to Katich, no run, gently pitches on a length, just outside off stump, and shapes away but Katich shoulders arms contently

42.6

Kallis to Katich, no run, pitches on middle and leg, straightens, Katich pats it back

Australia 126/4   JH Kallis 8-2-26-0

47.1

Kallis to Haddin, 1 run, holds its line outside off after landing on a length and Haddin pushes it to cover point for a single

47.2

Kallis to Katich, no run, leans forward to push a length delivery to the off side

47.3

Kallis to Katich, no run, gets behind the line of a length delivery to push it to the on side of the pitch

47.4

Kallis to Katich, no run, just outside off, stays in that region and Katich does his signature no shot

47.5

Kallis to Katich, no run, cutting away from Katich and it bounces once before it reached Boucher.

47.6

Kallis to Katich, no run, fuller, straighter, forcing Katich into playing a shot and he obliges with a defensive poke

Australia 145/4   JH Kallis 9-2-27-0

49.1

Kallis to Haddin, no run, leans forward to drive to extra cover

49.2

Kallis to Haddin, no run

49.3

Kallis to Haddin, no run, on a length, around the middle and off stump line, pushed past the bowler to mid-on

49.4

Kallis to Haddin, no run, fuller, around the off stump, driven to the off side of the pitch where Kallis makes the stop

49.5

Kallis to Haddin, 1 run, dips in late, towards middle and off, driven to mid-off where there is a fumble and Haddin picks up a single

49.6

Kallis to Katich, 3 runs, drifts to the pads , overpitched as well, whipped through midwicket for three runs

Australia 152/4   JH Kallis 10-2-31-0
Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100
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
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Australia won by 162 runs
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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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