Result
1st ODI (D/N), Melbourne, Jan 16 2009, South Africa tour of Australia
271/8
(49.3/50 ov, target 272)
272/7
South Africa won by 3 wickets (with 3 balls remaining)
Player Of The Match
South Africa
Australia Innings (50 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
SE Marsh c †Boucher b M Morkel79971484181.44
MEK Hussey c †Boucher b Steyn61191054.54
RT Ponting (c)c †Boucher b Botha4654715085.18
MJ Clarke c Amla b JA Morkel1938391050.00
DJ Hussey  b JA Morkel52506350104.00
CL White  b Botha2124312087.50
BJ Haddin run out (JA Morkel)19121920158.33
JR Hopes c van Jaarsveld b M Morkel2490050.00
NW Bracken not out1281010150.00
BW Hilfenhaus not out1250050.00
Extras(b 2, lb 3, w 9)14
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 5.42)271/8
Did not bat: SW Tait 
Fall of wickets: 1-8 (Michael Hussey, 2.5 ov), 2-102 (Ricky Ponting, 20.5 ov), 3-146 (Michael Clarke, 31.3 ov), 4-174 (Shaun Marsh, 37.1 ov), 5-223 (Cameron White, 44.6 ov), 6-231 (David Hussey, 45.6 ov), 7-254 (James Hopes, 47.6 ov), 8-259 (Brad Haddin, 48.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DW Steyn1024914.90365020
JA Morkel905826.44216000
JH Kallis1003503.50301000
M Morkel1006826.80287020
J Botha1005025.00262110
JP Duminy10606.0010000
South Africa Innings (target: 272 runs from 50 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
HH Gibbs  b Hilfenhaus2228323078.57
HM Amla  b Tait1340033.33
JH Kallis  b Clarke4149704083.67
JP Duminy c White b Bracken71931310076.34
ND McKenzie c Ponting b Hilfenhaus63801056078.75
MV Boucher  b Tait014000.00
VB van Jaarsveld run out (Ponting)4770057.14
JA Morkel not out40183841222.22
J Botha (c)not out1218331066.66
Extras(lb 10, w 8)18
TOTAL(49.3 Ov, RR: 5.49)272/7
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Hashim Amla, 1.2 ov), 2-36 (Herschelle Gibbs, 7.4 ov), 3-90 (Jacques Kallis, 18.3 ov), 4-213 (Jean-Paul Duminy, 40.6 ov), 5-215 (Mark Boucher, 41.3 ov), 6-219 (Vaughn van Jaarsveld, 42.5 ov), 7-221 (Neil McKenzie, 43.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
NW Bracken1024914.90280100
SW Tait1004324.30342030
BW Hilfenhaus9.315525.78296030
JR Hopes1005105.10233000
DJ Hussey503507.0094000
MJ Clarke502915.80153020
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of Australia
Player Of The Match
Albie Morkel
Series resultSouth Africa led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberODI no. 2795
Season2008/09
Hours of play (local time)14.15 start, First Session 14.15-17.45 Interval 17.45-18.30, Second Session 18.30-22.00
Match days16 January 2009 - day/night match (50-over match)
ODI debut
Vaughn van Jaarsveld
Umpires
Bruce Oxenford
Ian Gould
TV Umpire
Rod Tucker
Reserve Umpire
Tony Ward
Match Referee
Ranjan Madugalle
MATCH NOTES
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  • 12th Men: NM Hauritz and M Ntini
Australia innings
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • Australia: 50 runs in 10.4 overs (65 balls), Extras 3
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 53 balls (SE Marsh 16, RT Ponting 32, Ex 2)
  • Drinks: Australia - 87/1 in 18.0 overs (SE Marsh 34, RT Ponting 44)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 20.3 overs (124 balls), Extras 3
  • SE Marsh: 50 off 66 balls (4 x 4)
  • Australia: 150 runs in 32.4 overs (198 balls), Extras 5
  • Drinks: Australia - 170/3 in 36.0 overs (SE Marsh 79, DJ Hussey 14)
  • Power Play 3: Overs 41.1 - 46.0
  • Australia: 200 runs in 42.5 overs (260 balls), Extras 6
  • DJ Hussey: 50 off 47 balls (5 x 4)
  • Australia: 250 runs in 47.3 overs (289 balls), Extras 11
  • Innings Break: Australia - 271/8 in 50.0 overs (NW Bracken 12, BW Hilfenhaus 1)
South Africa innings
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 12.1 overs (76 balls), Extras 7
  • Drinks: South Africa - 86/2 in 18.0 overs (JH Kallis 37, JP Duminy 19)
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 62 balls (JH Kallis 31, JP Duminy 19, Ex 0)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 21.4 overs (136 balls), Extras 11
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 73 balls (JP Duminy 20, ND McKenzie 21, Ex 9)
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 31.5 overs (198 balls), Extras 16
  • JP Duminy: 50 off 73 balls
  • Drinks: South Africa - 178/3 in 36.0 overs (JP Duminy 58, ND McKenzie 40)
  • 4th Wicket: 100 runs in 126 balls (JP Duminy 46, ND McKenzie 46, Ex 9)
  • ND McKenzie: 50 off 66 balls (5 x 4)
  • South Africa: 200 runs in 39.4 overs (245 balls), Extras 16
  • Power Play 3: Overs 44.1 - 49.0
  • South Africa: 250 runs in 47.1 overs (291 balls), Extras 18
  • 8th Wicket: 50 runs in 33 balls (JA Morkel 38, J Botha 11, Ex 1)