Player of the Match
Player of the Match
  • BATSMEN
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    M
    B
    4s
    6s
    SR
    25.6 dabbed to short third man ... and this could well be run out! Amla had to hurry as the throw was fired in. They're going to have another look at this. The return from the fielder was bang on target, and Amla is short of his ground! Cummins was the fielder. He's got quite an arm 117/2
    13.2 great catch! This time Hussey makes it, and it's a blinder. Smith plays the sweep and doesn't keep the ball down. It skims towards deep midwicket where Hussey races in then dives forward 58/1
    33.4 gone! Reward for Doherty and Australia. Kallis tries to break the shackles with a sweep and, like Smith, gets a top edge which, unlike Smith, goes high in the air before being well taken by Marsh inches from the deep square boundary 141/3
    47.1 he strikes straight away, and a frustrated Duminy is caught close to the boundary at midwicket! He got a good connection on the slog to leg, but couldn't hit it far enough to get it over Ponting 205/5
    42.3 du Plessis falls to an extremely slow slower ball! He was looking to play a shot into the off side but by the time the ball got to him his bat had swung round and instead he lifted it out straight to the man at deep square 185/4
    not out
    11
    37
    22
    0
    0
    50.00
    49.2 Boucher holes out to long off! He sliced right across the ball, and presented an easy catch to Warner 218/6
    not out
    2
    3
    2
    0
    0
    100.00
    Extras
    20 (lb 9, w 11)
    TOTAL
    222/6 (50 Overs, RR: 4.44)
    Fall of wickets: 1-58 (GC Smith, 13.2 ov), 2-117 (HM Amla, 25.6 ov), 3-141 (JH Kallis, 33.4 ov), 4-185 (F du Plessis, 42.3 ov), 5-205 (JP Duminy, 47.1 ov), 6-218 (MV Boucher, 49.2 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEcon0s4s6sWDNB
    DE Bollinger1014304.30394040
    PJ Cummins1004914.90316020
    SR Watson1004204.20261010
    MG Johnson1003723.70302000
    XJ Doherty903323.66322100
    MJ Clarke10909.0020100
  • BATSMEN
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    6s
    SR
    49
    60
    46
    6
    1
    106.52
    13.3 chopped on! Kallis strikes, and Watson falls for 49. He was just trying to run this down to third man, but it seemed in to him, taking a thick inside edge and cannoning into the stumps. This could revive South Africa 78/2
    6.6 gone! Morkel hits back. Angled across outside off, Warner was in two minds and in the end the ball runs off the toe end as he tries to leave 38/1
    14.3 there's another one! A soft dismissal for Ponting. Botha floated one down on off stump and Ponting just popped it straight back into his waiting hands. South Africa are right back into this now 82/3
    25.1 first ball! What a start for Duminy. Round the wicket, full on the stumps, Clarke goes for a drive and gets an inside edge into his pads which then cannons into the stumps 130/4
    30
    79
    55
    2
    0
    54.54
    34.1 bowled him! Duminy strikes straight after the interval. Duminy arrowed one down at middle, Marsh gave himself some room but the ball rushed straight on and clattered into middle stump. Just 67 needed by Australia, this is going to get tight 156/5
    not out
    45
    93
    64
    1
    1
    70.31
    41.5 time for another twist?! Haddin couldn't restrain himself. He stood on leg stump and tried to clear the off side but picked out deep cover 194/6
    44.5 gone! This game refuses to die. Johnson chases a length ball outside off and gets an edge which carries low to Boucher. It was a good catch. 213/7
    not out
    6
    12
    10
    1
    0
    60.00
    Extras
    21 (lb 14, w 7)
    TOTAL
    227/7 (47.3 Overs, RR: 4.77)
    Fall of wickets: 1-38 (DA Warner, 6.6 ov), 2-78 (SR Watson, 13.3 ov), 3-82 (RT Ponting, 14.3 ov), 4-130 (MJ Clarke, 25.1 ov), 5-156 (SE Marsh, 34.1 ov), 6-194 (BJ Haddin, 41.5 ov), 7-213 (MG Johnson, 44.5 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEcon0s4s6sWDNB
    LL Tsotsobe604106.83218000
    DW Steyn1004414.40363030
    M Morkel9.316116.42326310
    J Botha1012112.10431010
    JH Kallis501723.40181000
    JP Duminy712924.14261120

Match Details

Toss

South Africa , elected to bat first

Series result

Australia won the 3-match series 2-1

Player of the match

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Match number

Season

Hours of play (local time)

14.30 start, First Session 14.30-18.00, Interval 18.00-18.45, Second Session 18.45-22.15

Match days

28 October 2011 - day/night match (50-over match)

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