Result
2nd Test, Melbourne, Dec 26-30 2008, South Africa tour of Australia
394 & 247
(48 ov, target 183)
459 & 183/1
South Africa won by 9 wickets
Player Of The Match
South Africa
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
ML Hayden c Duminy b Ntini817311047.05
SM Katich  b Steyn541091536049.54
RT Ponting (c)c Amla b Harris10112619710180.15
MEK Hussey c †Boucher b Steyn0916000.00
MJ Clarke not out882083304142.30
A Symonds c Kallis b Morkel2755563049.09
BJ Haddin c Smith b Ntini4071885056.33
B Lee c Kallis b Steyn21213350100.00
MG Johnson  b Steyn033000.00
NM Hauritz c Smith b Steyn1221292057.14
PM Siddle c de Villiers b Kallis1949541038.77
Extras(b 5, lb 12, nb 7)24
TOTAL(113.4 Ov, RR: 3.46, 500 Mts)394
Fall of wickets: 1-21 (Matthew Hayden, 7.2 ov), 2-128 (Simon Katich, 33.6 ov), 3-143 (Michael Hussey, 37.3 ov), 4-184 (Ricky Ponting, 51.2 ov), 5-223 (Andrew Symonds, 66.1 ov), 6-277 (Brad Haddin, 88.3 ov), 7-322 (Brett Lee, 95.2 ov), 8-326 (Mitchell Johnson, 95.5 ov), 9-352 (Nathan Hauritz, 101.5 ov), 10-394 (Peter Siddle, 113.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DW Steyn2968753.0000
M Ntini27710824.0001
JH Kallis18.445512.9400
M Morkel2238914.0406
PL Harris1733812.2300
South Africa 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GC Smith (c)c †Haddin b Siddle621131666054.86
ND McKenzie  b Siddle057000.00
HM Amla c Symonds b Johnson1930351063.33
JH Kallis c †Haddin b Hauritz2653812049.05
AB de Villiers  b Siddle751570013.72
JP Duminy c Siddle b Hauritz16634044818048.82
MV Boucher c Hussey b Hauritz315220020.00
M Morkel  b Johnson2139454053.84
PL Harris c Johnson b Hussey3967744058.20
DW Steyn  b Siddle761912389139.79
M Ntini not out22949006.89
Extras(b 5, lb 13, nb 15, pen 5)38
TOTAL(153 Ov, RR: 3.0, 615 Mts)459
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Neil McKenzie, 1.4 ov), 2-39 (Hashim Amla, 8.3 ov), 3-102 (Jacques Kallis, 26.4 ov), 4-126 (Graeme Smith, 37.6 ov), 5-132 (AB de Villiers, 41.5 ov), 6-141 (Mark Boucher, 46.4 ov), 7-184 (Morne Morkel, 57.1 ov), 8-251 (Paul Harris, 77.5 ov), 9-431 (Dale Steyn, 141.3 ov), 10-459 (Jean-Paul Duminy, 152.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
B Lee1326805.2307
PM Siddle3498142.3804
MG Johnson39612723.2503
NM Hauritz43139832.2701
MJ Clarke802603.2500
MEK Hussey502214.4000
A Symonds1131401.2700
Australia 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
ML Hayden c Duminy b Steyn2328483082.14
SM Katich c †Boucher b Steyn1540572037.50
RT Ponting (c)c Smith b Morkel991692577058.57
MEK Hussey c Amla b Morkel28150025.00
MJ Clarke c McKenzie b Steyn29791134036.70
A Symonds c Kallis b Steyn054000.00
BJ Haddin c Kallis b Ntini1035380128.57
B Lee  b Kallis821231038.09
MG Johnson not out43851115050.58
NM Hauritz  b Kallis323330013.04
PM Siddle c †Boucher b Steyn618250033.33
Extras(b 1, lb 3, nb 5)9
TOTAL(84.2 Ov, RR: 2.92, 370 Mts)247
Fall of wickets: 1-37 (Matthew Hayden, 10.4 ov), 2-40 (Simon Katich, 12.2 ov), 3-49 (Michael Hussey, 15.3 ov), 4-145 (Michael Clarke, 43.1 ov), 5-145 (Andrew Symonds, 43.6 ov), 6-165 (Brad Haddin, 53.1 ov), 7-180 (Brett Lee, 58.3 ov), 8-212 (Ricky Ponting, 71.3 ov), 9-231 (Nathan Hauritz, 78.6 ov), 10-247 (Peter Siddle, 84.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DW Steyn20.236753.2901
M Ntini1412611.8500
M Morkel1524623.0604
PL Harris2114702.2300
JH Kallis1415724.0700
South Africa 2nd Innings (target: 183 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GC Smith (c)lbw b Hauritz759413310079.78
ND McKenzie not out591402043142.14
HM Amla not out3062702048.38
Extras(lb 9, nb 8, w 2)19
TOTAL(48 Ov, RR: 3.81, 204 Mts)183/1
Fall of wickets: 1-121 (Graeme Smith, 28.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
B Lee1004904.9006
PM Siddle1453402.4200
MG Johnson1113603.2721
NM Hauritz1004114.1001
MJ Clarke301404.6600
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of Australia
Player Of The Match
Dale Steyn
Series resultSouth Africa led the 3-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 1902
Season2008/09
Hours of play (local time)10.30am start, Lunch 12.30-13.10, Tea 15.10-15.30, Close 17.30
Match days26,27,28,29,30 December 2008 (5-day match)
Umpires
Aleem Dar
Billy Doctrove
TV Umpire
Bruce Oxenford
Reserve Umpire
Tony Ward
Match Referee
Ranjan Madugalle
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 26 Dec - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 280/6 (MJ Clarke 36*, B Lee 0*, 90 ov)
Sat, 27 Dec - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 198/7 (JP Duminy 34*, PL Harris 8*, 63 ov)
Sun, 28 Dec - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 4/0 (ML Hayden 1*, SM Katich 2*, 3 ov)
Mon, 29 Dec - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 30/0 (GC Smith 25*, ND McKenzie 3*, 6 ov)
Tue, 30 Dec - day 5 - South Africa 2nd innings 183/1 (48 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 5
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 11.3 overs (73 balls), Extras 4
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 73 balls (GC Smith 35, ND McKenzie 11, Ex 4)
  • GC Smith: 50 off 58 balls (9 x 4)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 82/0 in 19.0 overs (GC Smith 54, ND McKenzie 19)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 22.1 overs (140 balls), Extras 11
  • 1st Wicket: 100 runs in 140 balls (GC Smith 60, ND McKenzie 30, Ex 11)
  • Lunch: South Africa - 132/1 in 33.0 overs (ND McKenzie 37, HM Amla 7)
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 37.3 overs (234 balls), Extras 18
  • ND McKenzie: 50 off 118 balls (3 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 100 balls (ND McKenzie 22, HM Amla 20, Ex 8)
Day 4
  • Drinks: Australia - 49/3 in 15.3 overs (RT Ponting 8)
  • Australia: 50 runs in 16.1 overs (98 balls), Extras 1
  • Lunch: Australia - 86/3 in 30.0 overs (RT Ponting 32, MJ Clarke 9)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 32.3 overs (197 balls), Extras 5
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 103 balls (RT Ponting 36, MJ Clarke 13, Ex 4)
  • RT Ponting: 50 off 83 balls (3 x 4)
  • Drinks: Australia - 145/5 in 44.0 overs (RT Ponting 70)
  • Australia: 150 runs in 45.5 overs (278 balls), Extras 6
  • Tea: Australia - 180/7 in 58.3 overs (RT Ponting 87)
  • Australia: 200 runs in 66.3 overs (402 balls), Extras 6
  • Drinks: Australia - 228/8 in 77.0 overs (MG Johnson 32, NM Hauritz 2)
  • New Ball Taken: Australia 238/9 after 80.3 overs (MG Johnson 40, PM Siddle 1)
  • Innings Break: Australia - 247/10 in 84.2 overs (MG Johnson 43)
  • South Africa 2nd innings
  • End Of Day: South Africa - 30/0 in 6.0 overs (GC Smith 25, ND McKenzie 3)
Day 3
  • South Africa: 250 runs in 77.3 overs (480 balls), Extras 20
  • Drinks: South Africa - 260/8 in 80.0 overs (JP Duminy 56, DW Steyn 7)
  • New Ball Taken: South Africa 260/8 after 80.1 overs (JP Duminy 56, DW Steyn 7)
  • South Africa: 300 runs in 93.2 overs (575 balls), Extras 24
  • Lunch: South Africa - 304/8 in 94.0 overs (JP Duminy 78, DW Steyn 25)
  • 9th Wicket: 50 runs in 97 balls (JP Duminy 24, DW Steyn 25, Ex 4)
  • Penalty: 94.5 - Ball striking Fielding Team helmet
  • DW Steyn: 50 off 102 balls (8 x 4)
  • South Africa: 350 runs in 110.5 overs (680 balls), Extras 29
  • 9th Wicket: 100 runs in 198 balls (JP Duminy 36, DW Steyn 56, Ex 9)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 355/8 in 111.0 overs (JP Duminy 90, DW Steyn 56)
  • JP Duminy: 100 off 222 balls (9 x 4)
  • Tea: South Africa - 399/8 in 127.0 overs (JP Duminy 120, DW Steyn 70)
  • South Africa: 400 runs in 127.3 overs (780 balls), Extras 32
  • 9th Wicket: 150 runs in 298 balls (JP Duminy 66, DW Steyn 72, Ex 12)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 441/9 in 143.0 overs (JP Duminy 150, M Ntini 1)
  • JP Duminy: 150 off 305 balls (16 x 4)
  • South Africa: 450 runs in 145.2 overs (887 balls), Extras 37
  • Innings Break: South Africa - 459/10 in 153.0 overs (M Ntini 2)
  • Australia 2nd innings
  • End Of Day: Australia - 4/0 in 3.0 overs (ML Hayden 1, SM Katich 2)
  • South Africa: 200 runs in 64.1 overs (399 balls), Extras 18
  • 8th Wicket: 50 runs in 90 balls (JP Duminy 17, PL Harris 33, Ex 3)
  • JP Duminy: 50 off 87 balls (5 x 4)
Day 2
  • Australia 1st innings
  • Australia: 300 runs in 93.1 overs (566 balls), Extras 14
  • MJ Clarke: 50 off 170 balls (2 x 4)
  • Australia: 350 runs in 101.2 overs (615 balls), Extras 19
  • Drinks: Australia - 352/9 in 101.5 overs (MJ Clarke 70)
  • Lunch: Australia - 394/10 in 113.4 overs (MJ Clarke 88)
  • South Africa 1st innings
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 13.1 overs (83 balls), Extras 5
  • Drinks: South Africa - 60/2 in 14.0 overs (GC Smith 27, JH Kallis 9)
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 83 balls (GC Smith 20, JH Kallis 25, Ex 5)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 25.2 overs (160 balls), Extras 10
  • Tea: South Africa - 102/3 in 26.4 overs (GC Smith 46)
  • GC Smith: 50 off 90 balls (5 x 4)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 141/5 in 46.0 overs (JP Duminy 10, MV Boucher 3)
  • Attendance: 42,800
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 49.1 overs (307 balls), Extras 14
  • End Of Day: South Africa - 198/7 in 63.0 overs (JP Duminy 34, PL Harris 8)
Day 1
  • Australia 1st innings
  • Drinks: Australia - 28/1 in 13.0 overs (SM Katich 17, RT Ponting 3)
  • Australia: 50 runs in 15.1 overs (92 balls), Extras 1
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 76 balls (SM Katich 26, RT Ponting 21, Ex 3)
  • SM Katich: 50 off 84 balls (6 x 4)
  • Lunch: Australia - 89/1 in 26.0 overs (SM Katich 50, RT Ponting 27)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 27.6 overs (171 balls), Extras 4
  • RT Ponting: 50 off 80 balls (4 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • 2nd Wicket: 100 runs in 157 balls (SM Katich 41, RT Ponting 56, Ex 6)
  • Drinks: Australia - 143/3 in 37.3 overs (RT Ponting 74)
  • Australia: 150 runs in 41.3 overs (255 balls), Extras 8
  • RT Ponting: 100 off 119 balls (10 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Tea: Australia - 184/4 in 51.2 overs (MJ Clarke 11)
  • Australia: 200 runs in 56.2 overs (345 balls), Extras 14
  • Attendance: 63,263
  • Drinks: Australia - 232/5 in 71.0 overs (MJ Clarke 20, BJ Haddin 8)
  • Australia: 250 runs in 75.4 overs (461 balls), Extras 14
  • New Ball Taken: Australia 262/5 after 82.4 overs (MJ Clarke 30, BJ Haddin 28)
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 112 balls (MJ Clarke 13, BJ Haddin 37, Ex 0)
  • End Of Day: Australia - 280/6 in 90.0 overs (MJ Clarke 36, B Lee 0)
  • Australia 2nd innings
  • Attendance: 19847