Player of the Match
Player of the Match
  • BATSMEN
    R
    B
    M
    4s
    6s
    SR
    lbw b Blewett
    39
    85
    121
    4
    0
    45.88
    c Taylor b McGrath
    11
    42
    55
    0
    0
    26.19
    run out (Ponting)
    16
    59
    68
    2
    0
    27.11
    c Taylor b Warne
    88
    262
    335
    8
    0
    33.58
    c †Healy b Bevan
    54
    150
    162
    6
    0
    36.00
    c Elliott b Bevan
    6
    17
    14
    0
    0
    35.29
    c Taylor b Warne
    18
    67
    91
    3
    0
    26.86
    b Warne
    6
    15
    14
    0
    0
    40.00
    c †Healy b Warne
    29
    40
    56
    5
    0
    72.50
    not out
    4
    15
    19
    1
    0
    26.66
    c SR Waugh b Warne
    0
    3
    7
    0
    0
    0.00
    Extras
    16 (b 4, lb 4, nb 7, w 1)
    TOTAL
    287 all out (124.1 Overs, RR: 2.31)
    Fall of wickets: 1-25 (Gary Kirsten, 12.2 ov), 2-70 (Adam Bacher, 30.2 ov), 3-70 (Jacques Kallis, 30.5 ov), 4-167 (Herschelle Gibbs, 77.4 ov), 5-174 (Brian McMillan, 81.2 ov), 6-228 (Shaun Pollock, 105.6 ov), 7-236 (David Richardson, 109.4 ov), 8-276 (Hansie Cronje, 120.1 ov), 9-287 (Pat Symcox, 122.4 ov), 10-287 (Paul Adams, 124.1 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    GD McGrath2065112.5500
    PR Reiffel2474802.0003
    SK Warne32.187552.3303
    MG Bevan2335622.4302
    GS Blewett1353012.3002
    SR Waugh841001.2510
    ME Waugh31501.6600
    MTG Elliott10404.0000
  • BATSMEN
    R
    B
    M
    4s
    6s
    SR
    c McMillan b Symcox
    32
    66
    90
    4
    0
    48.48
    c †Richardson b Pollock
    11
    45
    50
    0
    0
    24.44
    b McMillan
    28
    113
    119
    4
    0
    24.77
    lbw b Pollock
    100
    186
    211
    12
    1
    53.76
    b Donald
    85
    199
    279
    9
    0
    42.71
    c & b Adams
    62
    155
    219
    1
    1
    40.00
    c McMillan b Symcox
    12
    39
    42
    1
    0
    30.76
    not out
    46
    130
    152
    2
    0
    35.38
    b Donald
    0
    7
    12
    0
    0
    0.00
    lbw b Pollock
    12
    28
    46
    2
    0
    42.85
    c †Richardson b Donald
    14
    45
    59
    0
    0
    31.11
    Extras
    19 (b 1, lb 12, nb 6)
    TOTAL
    421 all out (167.4 Overs, RR: 2.51)
    Fall of wickets: 1-35 (Mark Taylor, 13.2 ov), 2-59 (Matthew Elliott, 24.6 ov), 3-103 (Greg Blewett, 49.4 ov), 4-219 (Mark Waugh, 83.6 ov), 5-317 (Steve Waugh, 118.5 ov), 6-337 (Michael Bevan, 128.5 ov), 7-354 (Ricky Ponting, 136.6 ov), 8-357 (Paul Reiffel, 139.6 ov), 9-385 (Shane Warne, 153.1 ov), 10-421 (Glenn McGrath, 167.4 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    AA Donald30.458132.6400
    SM Pollock3387132.1506
    PL Symcox39910322.6400
    PR Adams3896611.7300
    BM McMillan1855513.0500
    JH Kallis813003.7501
    WJ Cronje10202.0000
  • BATSMEN
    R
    B
    M
    4s
    6s
    SR
    lbw b McGrath
    0
    9
    8
    0
    0
    0.00
    c Ponting b Reiffel
    2
    12
    22
    0
    0
    16.66
    b Warne
    45
    110
    155
    4
    0
    40.90
    c Ponting b Warne
    5
    35
    36
    0
    0
    14.28
    c Blewett b Warne
    1
    25
    33
    0
    0
    4.00
    b Warne
    11
    13
    11
    2
    0
    84.61
    c Taylor b Warne
    4
    12
    11
    0
    0
    33.33
    c & b Warne
    0
    3
    2
    0
    0
    0.00
    b Reiffel
    38
    72
    69
    4
    1
    52.77
    c †Healy b Reiffel
    2
    23
    34
    0
    0
    8.69
    not out
    1
    5
    8
    0
    0
    20.00
    Extras
    4 (b 2, lb 1, nb 1)
    TOTAL
    113 all out (53 Overs, RR: 2.13)
    Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Gary Kirsten, 1.5 ov), 2-3 (Adam Bacher, 4.5 ov), 3-21 (Hansie Cronje, 13.6 ov), 4-27 (Herschelle Gibbs, 23.2 ov), 5-41 (Brian McMillan, 25.6 ov), 6-55 (Shaun Pollock, 29.3 ov), 7-55 (David Richardson, 29.6 ov), 8-96 (Jacques Kallis, 43.4 ov), 9-112 (Pat Symcox, 50.3 ov), 10-113 (Allan Donald, 52.6 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    PR Reiffel1231431.1600
    GD McGrath52811.6000
    SK Warne2193461.6101
    GS Blewett21100.5000
    MG Bevan301806.0000
    ME Waugh1023503.5000

Close of Play

  • Fri, 02 Jan - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 197/5 (WJ Cronje 56*, SM Pollock 1*, 97 ov)
  • Sat, 03 Jan - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 174/3 (ME Waugh 78*, SR Waugh 18*, 67 ov)
  • Sun, 04 Jan - day 3 - Australia 1st innings 392/9 (IA Healy 31*, GD McGrath 3*, 157 ov)
  • Mon, 05 Jan - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 113 (53 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

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