• BATSMEN
    R
    M
    B
    4s
    6s
    SR
    22.4 Bracken to Smith, OUT, Gone! pitched outside the off stump and angling in, Smith opts to defend it off the back foot, ball hits him on the pads inline of the stumps, huge appeal, Bucknor raises his finger 55/2
    17.3 Warne to de Villiers, OUT, pitched on middle and leg stump and drifting in, de Villers leans forward and defends it with bat and pad close, inside edge into the pads and ball loops up, Hodge took a simple catch 35/1
    33
    129
    104
    5
    0
    31.73
    48.3 Lee to Gibbs, OUT, Gone, good length delivery outside the off stump and straighten, Gibbs gets forward and defends it, thick edge and ball flies to slips, Warne took excellent low catch, a much needed wicket for Australia 109/3
    not out
    102
    431
    283
    13
    0
    36.04
    61.5 Warne to Prince, OUT, sharp turn! pitched on the rough and spinning in, Prince defends it on the back foot, ball hits the pads in front of the stump, huge appeal and Umpires raises his finger 138/4
    113.4 Warne to Kemp, OUT, flighted delivery on the leg stump, Kemp defends it on the front foot, ball takes the edge and Ponting at silly mid-off took the simple one. 250/5
    not out
    13
    52
    39
    2
    0
    33.33
    Extras
    34 (b 18, lb 13, nb 3)
    TOTAL
    287/5 (126 Overs, 533 minutes)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    GD McGrath24.0113901.6201
    B Lee31.098312.6702
    SK Warne47.0218331.7600
    NW Bracken19.053711.9400
    A Symonds3.00602.0000
    BJ Hodge2.00804.0000
    Fall of wickets:1-35 (AB de Villiers, 17.3 ov), 2-55 (GC Smith, 22.4 ov), 3-109 (HH Gibbs, 48.3 ov), 4-138 (AG Prince, 61.5 ov), 5-250 (JM Kemp, 113.4 ov)

Close of Play

  • Fri, 16 Dec - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 38/0 (AB de Villiers 14*, GC Smith 18*, 7 ov)
  • Sat, 17 Dec - day 2 - Australia 2nd innings 38/1 (JL Langer 15*, B Lee 0*, 11 ov)
  • Sun, 18 Dec - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 310/4 (BJ Hodge 91*, MEK Hussey 54*, 99 ov)
  • Mon, 19 Dec - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 85/2 (HH Gibbs 17*, JA Rudolph 18*, 36 ov)
  • Tue, 20 Dec - day 5 - South Africa 2nd innings 287/5 (126 ov) - end of match

Match Notes