Match Day

527dThe Bulletin by Andrew Miller

A performance of awesome power and intent

Ricky Ponting produced one of the most sensational one-day innings of all time as Australia powered to a world-record total of 434 for 4 - the first 400-plus score in the game's history

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Ponting worries about ODI scars

Australia are in danger of being under-prepared for the first Test starting on Thursday after Ricky Ponting said his players could take days to recover from Sunday's record-breaking loss

505dEdward Craig in Johannesburg

The morning after

The reaction to South Africa's record-breaking victory in the final one-day international against Australia

505dTelford Vice in Johannesburg

South Africa embraces a new reality

South Africa awoke to a new reality on Monday: the Australians are beatable, even in matches that matter. England, of course, proved this to the world last year. But down here on the southern tip of Africa we didn't believe it


South Africa lose fear of failure

South Africa's euphoria after their victory in what has been hailed as the greatest one-day game of all time was officially declared over by the coach Mickey Arthur

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Ponting in awe of Gibbs

Ricky Ponting has praised Herschelle Gibbs's "amazing" batting that launched South Africa to a mind-blowing one-wicket victory after Australia set a world-record 434 for 4

505dEdward Craig at Johannesburg

Searching for a reason

Okay, why did that happen? Nearly 900 runs in one day, that doesn't happen - ever

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Wessels targets Australia's attack

Kepler Wessels says Australia's bowling attack is one-dimensional and they must entice Shane Warne out of one-day retirement&