Close of Play

  • Fri, 20 Feb - day 1 - South African Board President's XI 1st innings 393/5 (HG Kuhn 95*, D Wiese 44*, 91 ov)
  • Sat, 21 Feb - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 360/5 (MJ North 52*, MG Johnson 12*, 86 ov)
  • Sun, 22 Feb - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 171/4 (40.4 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • North Test material

    Marcus North spent the last three days laying claims to a spot in Australia's Test squad

  • North boosts Test prospects in draw

    Marcus North has provided Australia with one answer to their selection problems before the first Test in Johannesburg, which starts on February 26

  • Centurion Katich warms up for Steyn threat

    Simon Katich knows that when Thursday rolls around and he is facing the new ball against Dale Steyn at the Wanderers, his task will be as difficult as anything he has come up against since his return to the Test team nine months ago

  • SABP XI v Australians, Potchefstroom

    Match home for the tour match between SABP XI and Australians in Potchefstroom

  • North stakes claim for Test spot

    Marcus North won the battle of Australia's potential Test No. 6s but it was Simon Katich and Ricky Ponting who really enjoyed some pressure-free batting practice

Australians 4th innings Partnerships

1st105MJ NorthPJ Hughes
2nd2MJ NorthAB McDonald
3rd30BJ HaddinAB McDonald
4th34AB McDonaldMG Johnson