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131dThe bulletin by Anand Vasu

Australia wrap up crushing win

Soon after lunch on the final day Australia wrapped up a crushing 184-run win in the Boxing Day Test against South Africa at Melbourne

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Statistics

Best performances - Batsmen

ML Hayden
137(242) 17x4 - 2x6
Control %90%
  • Productive Shot
  • off side drive on front foot
  • 46 runs
  • 7x4 - 1x6
5 4 17 16 17 28 25 24
MEK Hussey
122(203) 14x4 - 4x6
Control %87%
  • Productive Shot
  • off side drive on front foot
  • 49 runs
  • 7x4 - 2x6
2 11 17 12 24 16 5 35

Best performances - Bowlers

SK Warne
O28
M7
R74
W4
Eco2.64
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
A Nel
O31
M6
R84
W4
Eco2.70
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF

END OF OVER:
74 | 1 Run 1 Wkt | SA: 181/10

  • SM Pollock67 (120b)
  • SCG MacGill16-7-28-1
  • GD McGrath15-3-44-3

Australia win by 184 runs, Players shake hands. Well played Australia, South Africa fought well. It has been a wonderful test match.

73.6
W
MacGill to Ntini, OUT, MacGill to Ntini, OUT (Bowled)All over well flighted Googly,too good for Ntini to handle,ball pitches on off and turns in Ntini goes for a drive but misses the ball and the ball hits the middle stump.
73.5
0
MacGill to Ntini, no run, MacGill to Ntini, good line and length delivery, Ntini plays but misses the ball, no runs
73.4
1
MacGill to Pollock, 1 run, MacGill to Pollock, length ball, Pollock drives the ball off the back foot, 1 run, fielded by Hussey
73.3
0
MacGill to Pollock, no run, MacGill to Pollock, good line and length delivery, Pollock leaves the ball, no runs, fielded by Gilchrist
73.2
0
MacGill to Pollock, no run, MacGill to Pollock, good line and length, Pollock defends off the back foot, no runs, fielded by MacGill
73.1
0
MacGill to Pollock, no run, MacGill to Pollock, full on the stumps, Pollock pads it away, no runs
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