ICC World Cup - 2nd semi final

Australia v South Africa

Australia won by 7 wickets (with 111 balls remaining)

South Africa innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal GC Smith* b Bracken 2 10 5 0 0 40.00
View dismissal AB de Villiers c †Gilchrist b Tait 15 39 34 3 0 44.11
View dismissal JH Kallis b McGrath 5 12 9 1 0 55.55
View dismissal HH Gibbs c †Gilchrist b Tait 39 77 49 6 0 79.59
View dismissal AG Prince c †Gilchrist b McGrath 0 4 2 0 0 0.00
View dismissal MV Boucher c Hayden b McGrath 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
JM Kemp not out 49 151 91 4 1 53.84
View dismissal AJ Hall c †Gilchrist b Tait 3 14 8 0 0 37.50
View dismissal SM Pollock c & b Hogg 5 15 13 1 0 38.46
View dismissal A Nel c Clarke b Tait 8 45 41 1 0 19.51
View dismissal CK Langeveldt b Watson 6 18 10 1 0 60.00
Extras (lb 4, w 13) 17
Total (all out; 43.5 overs; 199 mins) 149 (3.39 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-7 (Smith, 2.3 ov), 2-12 (Kallis, 5.3 ov), 3-26 (de Villiers, 8.5 ov), 4-27 (Prince, 9.4 ov), 5-27 (Boucher, 9.5 ov), 6-87 (Gibbs, 22.5 ov), 7-93 (Hall, 26.1 ov), 8-103 (Pollock, 29.4 ov), 9-130 (Nel, 40.1 ov), 10-149 (Langeveldt, 43.5 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
View wicket NW Bracken 7 2 15 1 2.14
View wickets GD McGrath 8 1 18 3 2.25 (1w)
View wickets SW Tait 10 0 39 4 3.90 (5w)
View wicket SR Watson 8.5 0 49 1 5.54
View wicket GB Hogg 10 2 24 1 2.40 (3w)
Australia innings (target: 150 runs from 50 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal AC Gilchrist b Langeveldt 1 4 5 0 0 20.00
View dismissal ML Hayden c Smith b Pollock 41 115 60 4 0 68.33
View dismissal RT Ponting* b Nel 22 38 25 5 0 88.00
MJ Clarke not out 60 109 86 8 0 69.76
A Symonds not out 18 29 16 3 0 112.50
Extras (lb 5, w 3, nb 3) 11
Total (3 wickets; 31.3 overs; 146 mins) 153 (4.85 runs per over)
Did not bat MEK Hussey, SR Watson, GB Hogg, NW Bracken, SW Tait, GD McGrath
Fall of wickets 1-1 (Gilchrist, 1.1 ov), 2-44 (Ponting, 8.6 ov), 3-110 (Hayden, 24.4 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
View wicket SM Pollock 5 1 16 1 3.20
View wicket CK Langeveldt 6 0 34 1 5.66 (1nb, 1w)
JH Kallis 5 1 20 0 4.00 (1nb, 1w)
View wicket A Nel 7 1 31 1 4.42 (1w)
AJ Hall 6.3 0 43 0 6.61 (1nb)
JM Kemp 2 0 4 0 2.00
Match details
Toss South Africa, who chose to bat
Series Australia advanced
Player of the match GD McGrath (Australia)
Umpires Aleem Dar (Pakistan) and SA Bucknor
TV umpire BF Bowden (New Zealand)
Match referee JJ Crowe (New Zealand)
Reserve umpire MR Benson (England)
Match notes
  • South Africa innings
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 13.4 overs (84 balls), Extras 7
  • Drinks: South Africa - 55/5 in 15.0 overs (HH Gibbs 24, JM Kemp 2)
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 67 balls (HH Gibbs 28, JM Kemp 16, Ex 6)
  • Power Play 3: Overs 26.1 - 31.0
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 29.2 overs (182 balls), Extras 11
  • Australia innings
  • Australia: 50 runs in 9.3 overs (61 balls), Extras 5
  • Lunch: Australia - 0/0
  • Drinks: Australia - 69/2 in 15.0 overs (ML Hayden 28, MJ Clarke 8)
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 66 balls (ML Hayden 19, MJ Clarke 27, Ex 6)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 20.5 overs (130 balls), Extras 10
  • MJ Clarke: 50 off 75 balls (7 x 4)
  • Australia: 150 runs in 31.3 overs (195 balls), Extras 11
  • Official Attendance - 13,875
 
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Photos

Apr 25, 2007

Michael Clarke shakes Mark Boucher's hand, Australia v South Africa, semi-final, World cup, St Lucia, April 25, 2007

Michael Clarke shakes Mark Boucher's hand

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Apr 25, 2007

South African cricketers leave the field after losing to Australia during the ICC Cricket World Cup 2007 semi-final match at Beausejour cricket ground in Gros Islet, St Lucia,

South Africa leave the field after losing to Australia

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