Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Best performances - Batsmen

Graeme Smith
119(124) 12x4 - 1x6
Control %82%
  • Productive Shot
  • leg glance
  • 26 runs
  • 2x4 - 0x6
1 12 16 14 42 11 19 4
Michael Hussey
56(73) 4x4 - 1x6
Control %93%
  • Productive Shot
  • pull/hook on back foot
  • 14 runs
  • 2x4 - 1x6
2 11 7 4 15 6 6 5

Best performances - Bowlers

Shaun Pollock
O10
M1
R23
W3
Eco2.30
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
Makhaya Ntini
O9
M3
R42
W2
Eco4.66
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF

Partnerships

Australia - Innings

4
Adam Gilchrist1 (6)
Simon Katich2 (16)
1
Damien Martyn1 (3)
Adam Gilchrist0 (0)
20
Adam Gilchrist13 (13)
Michael Clarke6 (9)
100
Michael Hussey52 (68)
Michael Clarke47 (73)
7
Michael Hussey4 (5)
Shane Watson3 (9)
25
Brad Hogg13 (16)
Shane Watson11 (16)
51
Brett Lee35 (25)
Shane Watson8 (13)
19
Brett Lee1 (1)
Nathan Bracken16 (7)
2*
Brett Lee2 (2)
Mitchell Johnson0 (0)

South Africa - Innings

24
Boeta Dippenaar10 (16)
Graeme Smith12 (19)
4
Herschelle Gibbs0 (1)
Graeme Smith4 (5)
83
Graeme Smith38 (32)
AB de Villiers43 (30)
23
Mark Boucher4 (17)
Graeme Smith16 (19)
73*
Justin Kemp24 (38)
Graeme Smith49 (49)

Manhattan

Run rate graph

Worm

  • Coaches agree McGrath can reach the Ashes

    Bob Simpson has joined the current coach John Buchanan in supporting Glenn McGrath's push to play in next summer's Ashes series

  • Hilditch to decide on Jaques

    Andrew Hilditch, the Australian selector, will have the final say on whether Phil Jaques plays in Friday's second one-day match

  • Martyn tipped as short-term No. 3

    John Buchanan says Damien Martyn has the ability to handle the No. 3 spot if he replaces the injured Ricky Ponting for the next two matches against South Africa

  • Clark confident for Cape Town

    Stuart Clark is ready to provide Australia's stuttering bowling line-up with another option as he sets his sights on returning from a bruised rib

  • Ponting unlikely for second ODI

    Australia's injury-hit squad could be without Ricky Ponting for the second one-day match against South Africa at Cape Town on Friday