Result
3rd Test, Johannesburg, Mar 31 - Apr 4 2006, Australia tour of South Africa
303 & 258
(91.4 ov, target 292)
270 & 294/8
Australia won by 2 wickets
Player Of The Match
Australia
South Africa 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AB de Villiers c Martyn b Clark1245601026.66
HH Gibbs  b Kasprowicz1644762036.36
HH Dippenaar c †Gilchrist b Clark32691017046.37
JH Kallis (c) b Lee37921236040.21
AG Prince c Langer b Lee9317024811054.70
JA Rudolph c Hayden b Warne2544634056.81
MV Boucher lbw b Symonds2453732045.28
SM Pollock c Ponting b Clark817252047.05
N Boje c Langer b Kasprowicz4346719093.47
A Nel c Martyn b Lee0817000.00
M Ntini not out057000.00
Extras(lb 4, nb 9)13
TOTAL(97.2 Ov, RR: 3.11, 434 Mts)303
Fall of wickets: 1-26 (AB de Villiers, 13.3 ov), 2-38 (Herschelle Gibbs, 16.4 ov), 3-97 (Boeta Dippenaar, 36.3 ov), 4-106 (Jacques Kallis, 44.5 ov), 5-161 (Jacques Rudolph, 60.1 ov), 6-233 (Mark Boucher, 77.3 ov), 7-251 (Shaun Pollock, 83.1 ov), 8-285 (Ashwell Prince, 92.6 ov), 9-303 (Andre Nel, 96.1 ov), 10-303 (Nicky Boje, 97.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
B Lee2485732.3703
SR Clark2888132.8900
MS Kasprowicz24.248623.5304
SK Warne1324913.7600
A Symonds822613.2502
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
JL Langer retired hurt013000.00
ML Hayden c Gibbs b Ntini37150042.85
RT Ponting (c)c de Villiers b Ntini3440625185.00
DR Martyn c Nel b Ntini2123342191.30
MEK Hussey lbw b Boje7315320211047.71
A Symonds lbw b Ntini411130036.36
AC Gilchrist c Rudolph b Nel1224373050.00
SK Warne c Pollock b Ntini36336170109.09
B Lee c Boje b Ntini64681066294.11
MS Kasprowicz c Gibbs b Pollock217280011.76
SR Clark not out00500-
Extras(b 5, lb 14, w 2)21
TOTAL(62.5 Ov, RR: 4.29, 286 Mts)270
Fall of wickets: 1-12 (Matthew Hayden, 2.1 ov), 2-68 (Damien Martyn, 10.2 ov), 3-73 (Ricky Ponting, 14.1 ov), 4-89 (Andrew Symonds, 16.6 ov), 5-106 (Adam Gilchrist, 24.6 ov), 6-174 (Shane Warne, 38.6 ov), 7-242 (Michael Hussey, 55.3 ov), 8-260 (Michael Kasprowicz, 61.6 ov), 9-270 (Brett Lee, 62.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
M Ntini18.5210065.3010
A Nel1524212.8010
SM Pollock1525613.7300
JH Kallis1024304.3000
N Boje411012.5000
South Africa 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AB de Villiers  b Clark415170026.66
HH Gibbs c Martyn b Warne53871256160.91
HH Dippenaar c Hayden b Clark2021404095.23
JH Kallis (c)lbw b Clark27821254032.92
AG Prince c Symonds b Warne930421030.00
SM Pollock c †Gilchrist b Lee4447776093.61
JA Rudolph c †Gilchrist b Clark039000.00
MV Boucher c †Gilchrist b Lee63921389068.47
N Boje c Symonds b Warne414171028.57
A Nel not out1841723043.90
M Ntini  b Lee023000.00
Extras(b 6, lb 4, nb 5, w 1)16
TOTAL(71.3 Ov, RR: 3.6, 334 Mts)258
Fall of wickets: 1-9 (AB de Villiers, 3.4 ov), 2-55 (Boeta Dippenaar, 11.3 ov), 3-100 (Herschelle Gibbs, 28.1 ov), 4-120 (Ashwell Prince, 36.6 ov), 5-130 (Jacques Kallis, 39.5 ov), 6-140 (Jacques Rudolph, 41.5 ov), 7-186 (Shaun Pollock, 53.2 ov), 8-194 (Nicky Boje, 56.5 ov), 9-258 (Mark Boucher, 71.1 ov), 10-258 (Makhaya Ntini, 71.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
B Lee18.335733.0803
SR Clark1846443.5500
MS Kasprowicz201206.0001
A Symonds501803.6000
RT Ponting21703.5010
SK Warne2659033.4601
Australia 2nd Innings (target: 292 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
ML Hayden c de Villiers b Ntini079000.00
MEK Hussey lbw b Boje8919726312045.17
RT Ponting (c)c †Boucher b Kallis2032511162.50
DR Martyn lbw b Pollock10120828613048.55
A Symonds c †Boucher b Kallis29262141111.53
AC Gilchrist c †Boucher b Ntini015000.00
SK Warne c †Boucher b Ntini38110037.50
B Lee not out2446864052.17
SR Clark c †Boucher b Ntini1013222076.92
MS Kasprowicz not out713171053.84
Extras(b 1, lb 9, nb 1)11
TOTAL(91.4 Ov, RR: 3.2, 388 Mts)294/8
Did not bat: JL Langer 
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Matthew Hayden, 2.1 ov), 2-33 (Ricky Ponting, 13.2 ov), 3-198 (Michael Hussey, 66.1 ov), 4-228 (Andrew Symonds, 70.6 ov), 5-229 (Adam Gilchrist, 71.2 ov), 6-237 (Shane Warne, 73.3 ov), 7-258 (Damien Martyn, 83.6 ov), 8-275 (Stuart Clark, 88.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
M Ntini2647843.0000
A Nel21402.0000
SM Pollock25.438113.1501
JH Kallis1864422.4400
N Boje1956513.4200
AB de Villiers1012012.0000
MATCH DETAILS
The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
TossSouth Africa , elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of South Africa
Player Of The Match
Brett Lee
Player Of The Series
Stuart Clark
Series resultAustralia won the 3-match series 3-0
Match numberTest no. 1795
Season2005/06
Match days31 March, 1,2,3,4 April 2006 (5-day match)
Umpires
Steve Bucknor
Tony Hill
TV Umpire
Karl Hurter
Match Referee
Chris Broad
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 31 Mar - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 238/6 (AG Prince 79*, SM Pollock 4*, 79 ov)
Sat, 01 Apr - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 246/7 (B Lee 42*, MS Kasprowicz 0*, 58.2 ov)
Sun, 02 Apr - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 250/8 (MV Boucher 55*, A Nel 18*, 69 ov)
Mon, 03 Apr - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 248/6 (DR Martyn 93*, B Lee 5*, 78.3 ov)
Tue, 04 Apr - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 294/8 (91.4 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 5
  • New Ball taken at 80 overs 250 /6
  • Australia 250 runs in 350 mins off 479 balls in 79.4 overs, 31x4, 2x6
  • Martyn 100 runs in 283 mins off 203 balls 13x4 0x6
Day 4
  • Australia 2nd innings
  • Australia 50 runs in 90 mins off 123 balls in 20.3 overs, 6x4, 1x6
  • 50 partnership for Hussey and Martyn in 78 mins off 122 balls 8x4 0x6 (Contributions: Hussey 23, Martyn 27, Extras 0)
  • Australia 100 runs in 164 mins off 245 balls in 40.5 overs, 12x4, 1x6
  • Hussey 50 runs in 185 mins off 140 balls, 7x4, 0x6
  • Martyn 50 runs in 139 mins off 108 balls, 7x4, 0x6
  • 100 partnership for Hussey and Martyn in 139 mins in 224 balls, 15x4, 0x6(Contributions Hussey 50, Martyn 50, Extras 3)
  • 150 partnership for Hussey and Martyn in 189 mins in 299 balls, 22x4, 0x6 (Contributions: Hussey 72, Martyn 79, Extras 1)
  • Australia 200 runs in 266 mins off 400 balls in 66.3 overs, 25x4, 1x6
Day 3
  • Australia 250 runs in 271 mins off 361 balls in 59.5 overs, 32x4 3x6
  • Lee 50 runs in 95 mins off 62 balls, 4x4 1x6
  • South Africa 2nd innings
  • South Africa 50 runs in 50 mins off 66 balls in 10.2 overs, 7x4, 1x6
  • Gibbs 50 runs in 100 mins off 72 balls, 6x4 1x6
  • South Africa 100 runs in 113 mins off 158 balls in 25.3 overs, 12x4, 1x6
  • South Africa 150 runs in 167 mins off 217 balls in 35.5 overs, 20x4, 2x6
  • South Africa 200 runs in 206 mins off 271 balls in 44.5 overs, 27x4, 2x6
  • Boucher 50 runs in 116 mins off 77 balls, 7x4, 0x6
  • 50 partnership for Boucher and Nel in 53 mins off 66 mins 6x4 0x6 (Contributions: Boucher 35, Nel 14, Extras 3)
  • South Africa 250 runs in 315 mins off 417 balls in 68.3 overs, 32x4, 3x6
Day 2
  • New Ball taken at 80.1 overs 241/6
  • South Africa 250 runs in 261 mins off 507 balls in 83 overs, 35x4, 0x6
  • South Africa 300 runs in 425 mins off 584 balls in 95.5 overs, 44x4, 0x6
  • Australia 1st innings
  • Australia 50 runs in 35 mins off 42 balls in 6.5 overs, 4x4, 1x6
  • 50 partnership for Ponting and Martyn in 26 mins off 38 balls, 4x4, 2x6 (Contributions: Ponting 21, Martyn 21, Extras 9)
  • Australia 100 runs in 100 mins off 125 balls in 20.4 overs, 11x4, 2x6
  • 50 partnership for Hussey and Warne in 52 mins off 72 balls, 9x4, 0x6 (Contributions: Hussey 24, Warne 24, Extras 3)
  • Hussey 50 runs in 151 mins off 109 balls, 8x4 0x6
  • Australia 200 runs in 206 mins off 271 balls in 44.5 overs, 27x4 2x6
  • 50 partnership for Hussey and Lee in 49 mins off 63 mins 4x4 1x6 (Contributions: Hussey 20, Lee 29, Extras 1)
  • JL Langer retired hurt at 0/0 (0.1 ov)
Day 1
  • South Africa first innings
  • South Africa 50 runs in 97 mins off 128 balls in 20.5 overs, 7x4, 0x6
  • 50 partnership for Dippenaar and Kallis in 73 mins off 108 balls, 9x4, 0x6 (Contributions: Dippenaar 22, Kallis 22, Extras 6)
  • South Africa 100 runs in 193 mins off 267 balls in 43.2 overs, 15x4, 0x6
  • South Africa 150 runs in 246 mins off 340 balls in 55.2 overs, 21x4, 0x6
  • 50 partnership for Prince and Rudolf in 51 mins off 73 balls, 6x4, 0x6 (Contributions: Prince 25, Rudolf 25, Extras 1)
  • Prince 50 runs in 126 mins off 89 balls, 7x4 0x6
  • Prince 50 runs in 126 mins off 89 balls, 7x4 0x6
  • South Africa 200 runs in 300 mins off 422 balls in 69 overs, 29x4, 0x6
  • 50 partnership for Prince and Boucher in 49 mins off 66 balls, 7x4, 0x6 (Contributions: Prince 39, Boucher 12, Extras 0)
General
  • 4th Umpire - BG Jerling