Result
1st Test, Australia tour of South Africa at Johannesburg, Feb 26 - Mar 2 2009
466 & 207
(119.2 ov, target 454)
220 & 291
Australia won by 162 runs
Player Of The Match
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
PJ Hughes c †Boucher b Steyn041000.00
SM Katich c McKenzie b Steyn325390012.00
RT Ponting (c) b Ntini8313418811161.94
MEK Hussey c Kallis b Morkel421321019.04
MJ Clarke c †Boucher b Steyn689015910075.55
MJ North st †Boucher b Harris11723335512050.21
BJ Haddin c Harris b Ntini631051489060.00
AB McDonald c Kallis b Steyn024000.00
MG Johnson not out9613118910573.28
PM Siddle c Kallis b Morkel915262060.00
BW Hilfenhaus c de Villiers b Morkel011000.00
Extras(b 6, lb 8, nb 7, w 2)23
TOTAL(125.4 Ov, RR: 3.7, 576 Mts)466
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Phillip Hughes, 0.4 ov), 2-18 (Simon Katich, 8.5 ov), 3-38 (Michael Hussey, 14.6 ov), 4-151 (Ricky Ponting, 41.2 ov), 5-182 (Michael Clarke, 49.4 ov), 6-295 (Brad Haddin, 83.5 ov), 7-296 (Andrew McDonald, 84.4 ov), 8-413 (Marcus North, 120.5 ov), 9-466 (Peter Siddle, 125.3 ov), 10-466 (Ben Hilfenhaus, 125.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DW Steyn30411343.7601
M Ntini2767122.6200
M Morkel28.4311734.0826
JH Kallis803304.1200
PL Harris1826413.5500
JP Duminy1425403.8500
South Africa 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
ND McKenzie lbw b Siddle361251716028.80
GC Smith (c)c †Haddin b Johnson023000.00
HM Amla c Ponting b Hilfenhaus1330033.33
JH Kallis c Hussey b Siddle2744664061.36
AB de Villiers not out1041852859156.21
JP Duminy c †Haddin b Johnson1752732032.69
MV Boucher c †Haddin b Johnson036000.00
M Morkel c & b Siddle22226009.09
PL Harris lbw b North1440025.00
DW Steyn c North b McDonald1749632034.69
M Ntini  b Johnson1290050.00
Extras(b 4, lb 6, nb 4)14
TOTAL(81.1 Ov, RR: 2.71, 356 Mts)220
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Graeme Smith, 0.5 ov), 2-2 (Hashim Amla, 1.2 ov), 3-49 (Jacques Kallis, 17.1 ov), 4-93 (Neil McKenzie, 40.5 ov), 5-138 (Jean-Paul Duminy, 57.2 ov), 6-138 (Mark Boucher, 57.5 ov), 7-154 (Morne Morkel, 63.5 ov), 8-156 (Paul Harris, 64.6 ov), 9-208 (Dale Steyn, 79.4 ov), 10-220 (Makhaya Ntini, 81.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
MG Johnson18.172541.3700
BW Hilfenhaus2595812.3202
PM Siddle2117633.6102
AB McDonald1042212.2000
MJ North702914.1400
Australia 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
PJ Hughes c de Villiers b Harris7512115911161.98
SM Katich c †Boucher b Morkel1022482045.45
RT Ponting (c)c Amla b Kallis2544724056.81
MEK Hussey c Ntini b Kallis012000.00
MJ Clarke c Kallis b Harris023000.00
MJ North  b Kallis5771071.42
BJ Haddin c †Boucher b Ntini3754831268.51
AB McDonald c †Boucher b Ntini711111063.63
MG Johnson c Kallis b Ntini11212008.33
PM Siddle not out2236572161.11
BW Hilfenhaus  b Steyn16152510106.66
Extras(lb 5, nb 3, w 1)9
TOTAL(53.4 Ov, RR: 3.85, 244 Mts)207
Fall of wickets: 1-38 (Simon Katich, 11.3 ov), 2-99 (Ricky Ponting, 26.5 ov), 3-99 (Michael Hussey, 26.6 ov), 4-99 (Michael Clarke, 27.2 ov), 5-104 (Marcus North, 28.5 ov), 6-138 (Phillip Hughes, 35.3 ov), 7-145 (Andrew McDonald, 38.1 ov), 8-147 (Mitchell Johnson, 40.4 ov), 9-174 (Brad Haddin, 48.2 ov), 10-207 (Ben Hilfenhaus, 53.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DW Steyn16.455113.0600
M Ntini1135234.7200
M Morkel1014114.1013
PL Harris1103623.2700
JH Kallis502234.4000
South Africa 2nd Innings (target: 454 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
ND McKenzie c †Haddin b Johnson35951195036.84
GC Smith (c)c Johnson b Hilfenhaus691101867062.72
HM Amla c Hughes b Siddle571301777043.84
JH Kallis  b Johnson451391744032.37
AB de Villiers lbw b McDonald37160042.85
JP Duminy c Ponting b Siddle29751303038.66
MV Boucher  b Hilfenhaus241051361022.85
M Morkel c Hughes b Johnson212240016.66
PL Harris c Katich b Siddle835420022.85
DW Steyn  b Johnson612180050.00
M Ntini not out00200-
Extras(b 1, lb 6, nb 4, w 2)13
TOTAL(119.2 Ov, RR: 2.43, 515 Mts)291
Fall of wickets: 1-76 (Neil McKenzie, 27.3 ov), 2-130 (Graeme Smith, 41.1 ov), 3-206 (Hashim Amla, 69.3 ov), 4-211 (AB de Villiers, 72.4 ov), 5-229 (Jacques Kallis, 82.6 ov), 6-268 (Jean-Paul Duminy, 103.6 ov), 7-272 (Morne Morkel, 109.1 ov), 8-284 (Mark Boucher, 114.6 ov), 9-289 (Paul Harris, 118.6 ov), 10-291 (Dale Steyn, 119.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
MG Johnson34.2211243.2611
BW Hilfenhaus3176822.1902
PM Siddle2584631.8411
AB McDonald2283111.4000
MJ North702703.8500
MATCH DETAILS
The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of South Africa
Player Of The Match
Mitchell Johnson
Series resultAustralia led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1910
Season2008/09
Hours of play (local time)10.30am start, Lunch 12.30-13.10, Tea 15.10-15.30, Close 17.30
Match days26,27,28 February, 1,2 March 2009 (5-day match)
Test debut
Phillip Hughes
Marcus North
Ben Hilfenhaus
Umpires
Billy Bowden
Steve Bucknor
TV Umpire
Asad Rauf
Reserve Umpire
Marais Erasmus
Match Referee
Jeff Crowe
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 26 Feb - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 254/5 (MJ North 47*, BJ Haddin 37*, 68 ov)
Fri, 27 Feb - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 85/3 (ND McKenzie 35*, AB de Villiers 13*, 37 ov)
Sat, 28 Feb - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 51/1 (PJ Hughes 36*, RT Ponting 1*, 16.3 ov)
Sun, 01 Mar - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 178/2 (HM Amla 43*, JH Kallis 26*, 55 ov)
Mon, 02 Mar - day 5 - South Africa 2nd innings 291 (119.2 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 5
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 84 balls (HM Amla 25, JH Kallis 26, Ex 0)
  • HM Amla: 50 off 103 balls (7 x 4)
  • South Africa: 200 runs in 65.5 overs (399 balls), Extras 5
  • Drinks: South Africa - 205/2 in 68.0 overs (HM Amla 57, JH Kallis 39)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 221/4 in 79.0 overs (JH Kallis 42, JP Duminy 9)
  • New Ball Taken: South Africa 224/4 after 80.1 overs (JH Kallis 43, JP Duminy 11)
  • Lunch: South Africa - 247/5 in 91.0 overs (JP Duminy 22, MV Boucher 6)
  • South Africa: 250 runs in 92.1 overs (558 balls), Extras 10
  • Drinks: South Africa - 268/6 in 104.0 overs (MV Boucher 17)
  • Tea: South Africa - 289/8 in 118.0 overs (PL Harris 8, DW Steyn 4)
  • South Africa 2nd innings
  • 0.6: bowling team referral
  • 72.4: Batting team referral
  • 80.1: batting team referral
  • Attendance: 9380
  • Total Attendance: 73091
Day 4
  • PJ Hughes: 50 off 85 balls (9 x 4)
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 84 balls (PJ Hughes 27, RT Ponting 22, Ex 4)
  • Drinks: Australia - 99/2 in 26.5 overs (PJ Hughes 56)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 27.4 overs (170 balls), Extras 8
  • Drinks: Australia - 145/7 in 38.1 overs (BJ Haddin 15)
  • Australia: 150 runs in 43.3 overs (265 balls), Extras 8
  • Lunch: Australia - 174/9 in 50.0 overs (PM Siddle 6, BW Hilfenhaus 0)
  • Australia: 200 runs in 52.6 overs (322 balls), Extras 9
  • Innings Break: Australia - 207/10 in 53.4 overs (PM Siddle 22)
  • Australia 2nd innings
  • 39.1 batting team referral
  • 50.1 bowling team referral
  • South Africa 2nd innings
  • Drinks: South Africa - 36/0 in 11.0 overs (ND McKenzie 12, GC Smith 24)
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 17.4 overs (107 balls), Extras 1
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 107 balls (ND McKenzie 23, GC Smith 26, Ex 1)
  • Tea: South Africa - 57/0 in 20.0 overs (ND McKenzie 28, GC Smith 28)
  • GC Smith: 50 off 84 balls (5 x 4)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 95/1 in 32.0 overs (GC Smith 50, HM Amla 8)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 32.3 overs (196 balls), Extras 2
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 79 balls (GC Smith 27, HM Amla 21, Ex 3)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 130/2 in 41.1 overs (HM Amla 21)
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 46.3 overs (283 balls), Extras 5
  • End Of Day: South Africa - 178/2 in 55.0 overs (HM Amla 43, JH Kallis 26)
  • Attendance: 19784
Day 3
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 43.6 overs (265 balls), Extras 10
  • Drinks: South Africa - 127/4 in 53.0 overs (AB de Villiers 36, JP Duminy 17)
  • AB de Villiers: 50 off 122 balls (5 x 4)
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 62.1 overs (374 balls), Extras 10
  • Lunch: South Africa - 158/8 in 66.0 overs (AB de Villiers 63, DW Steyn 0)
  • South Africa: 200 runs in 76.2 overs (462 balls), Extras 14
  • 9th Wicket: 50 runs in 82 balls (AB de Villiers 30, DW Steyn 17, Ex 4)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 208/9 in 79.4 overs (AB de Villiers 93)
  • New Ball Taken: South Africa 212/9 after 80.1 overs (AB de Villiers 96, M Ntini 1)
  • AB de Villiers: 100 off 181 balls (8 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Innings Break: South Africa - 220/10 in 81.1 overs (AB de Villiers 104)
  • Australia 2nd innings
  • Tea: Australia - 30/0 in 10.0 overs (PJ Hughes 22, SM Katich 6)
  • Australia: 50 runs in 15.6 overs (98 balls), Extras 4
  • Bad Light: Australia - 51/1 in 16.3 overs (PJ Hughes 36, RT Ponting 1)
  • Rain: Australia - 51/1 in 16.3 overs (PJ Hughes 36, RT Ponting 1)
  • End Of Day: Australia - 51/1 in 16.3 overs (PJ Hughes 36, RT Ponting 1)
  • Attendance: 20533
Day 2
  • Australia 1st innings
  • MJ North: 50 off 104 balls (6 x 4)
  • BJ Haddin: 50 off 79 balls (8 x 4)
  • 6th Wicket: 100 runs in 178 balls (MJ North 46, BJ Haddin 54, Ex 1)
  • New Ball Taken: Australia 287/5 after 80.1 overs (MJ North 60, BJ Haddin 57)
  • Drinks: Australia - 290/5 in 81.0 overs (MJ North 61, BJ Haddin 59)
  • Australia: 300 runs in 85.3 overs (518 balls), Extras 16
  • Drinks: Australia - 311/7 in 90.0 overs (MJ North 67, MG Johnson 7)
  • 8th Wicket: 50 runs in 92 balls (MJ North 22, MG Johnson 24, Ex 6)
  • Australia: 350 runs in 100.1 overs (608 balls), Extras 18
  • Lunch: Australia - 351/7 in 101.0 overs (MJ North 85, MG Johnson 27)
  • MJ North: 100 off 207 balls (10 x 4)
  • Drinks: Australia - 394/7 in 116.0 overs (MJ North 110, MG Johnson 44)
  • 8th Wicket: 100 runs in 192 balls (MJ North 48, MG Johnson 45, Ex 7)
  • Australia: 400 runs in 116.3 overs (706 balls), Extras 19
  • MG Johnson: 50 off 100 balls (5 x 4, 2 x 6)
  • Australia: 450 runs in 124.1 overs (752 balls), Extras 21
  • 9th Wicket: 50 runs in 26 balls (MG Johnson 40, PM Siddle 9, Ex 3)
  • Tea: Australia - 466/10 in 125.4 overs (MG Johnson 96)
  • South Africa 1st innings
  • Drinks: South Africa - 31/2 in 15.0 overs (ND McKenzie 15, JH Kallis 13)
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 17.2 overs (105 balls), Extras 7
  • Drinks: South Africa - 70/3 in 28.0 overs (ND McKenzie 24, AB de Villiers 9)
  • End Of Day: South Africa - 85/3 in 37.0 overs (ND McKenzie 35, AB de Villiers 13)
  • Attendance: 12367
Day 1
  • Australia 1st innings
  • Drinks: Australia - 32/2 in 13.0 overs (RT Ponting 25, MEK Hussey 0)
  • Australia: 50 runs in 18.2 overs (113 balls), Extras 5
  • Lunch: Australia - 78/3 in 26.0 overs (RT Ponting 49, MJ Clarke 17)
  • RT Ponting: 50 off 87 balls (6 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 76 balls (RT Ponting 27, MJ Clarke 25, Ex 0)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 29.1 overs (178 balls), Extras 5
  • Drinks: Australia - 136/3 in 39.0 overs (RT Ponting 79, MJ Clarke 43)
  • over no:35.1 Fielding team referral for a catch turned down. One more referral left for South Africa
  • 4th Wicket: 100 runs in 146 balls (RT Ponting 53, MJ Clarke 47, Ex 2)
  • MJ Clarke: 50 off 61 balls (7 x 4)
  • Australia: 150 runs in 40.3 overs (247 balls), Extras 7
  • Tea: Australia - 194/5 in 51.0 overs (MJ North 18, BJ Haddin 6)
  • Australia: 200 runs in 52.5 overs (322 balls), Extras 12
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 73 balls (MJ North 28, BJ Haddin 22, Ex 1)
  • Drinks: Australia - 242/5 in 65.0 overs (MJ North 44, BJ Haddin 28)
  • Australia: 250 runs in 67.3 overs (410 balls), Extras 12
  • Bad Light: Australia - 254/5 in 68.0 overs (MJ North 47, BJ Haddin 37)
  • Rain: Australia - 254/5 in 68.0 overs (MJ North 47, BJ Haddin 37)
  • End Of Day: Australia - 254/5 in 68.0 overs (MJ North 47, BJ Haddin 37)
  • Attendance: 11027