Result
2nd Semi-Final, Gros Islet, Apr 25 2007, ICC World Cup
149
(31.3/50 ov, target 150)
153/3
Australia won by 7 wickets (with 111 balls remaining)
Player Of The Match
Australia
South Africa Innings (50 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GC Smith (c) b Bracken25100040.00
AB de Villiers c †Gilchrist b Tait1534393044.11
JH Kallis  b McGrath59121055.55
HH Gibbs c †Gilchrist b Tait3949776079.59
AG Prince c †Gilchrist b McGrath024000.00
MV Boucher c Hayden b McGrath011000.00
JM Kemp not out49911514153.84
AJ Hall c †Gilchrist b Tait38140037.50
SM Pollock c & b Hogg513151038.46
A Nel c Clarke b Tait841451019.51
CK Langeveldt  b Watson610181060.00
Extras(lb 4, w 13)17
TOTAL(43.5 Ov, RR: 3.39)149
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Graeme Smith, 2.3 ov), 2-12 (Jacques Kallis, 5.3 ov), 3-26 (AB de Villiers, 8.5 ov), 4-27 (Ashwell Prince, 9.4 ov), 5-27 (Mark Boucher, 9.5 ov), 6-87 (Herschelle Gibbs, 22.5 ov), 7-93 (Andrew Hall, 26.1 ov), 8-103 (Shaun Pollock, 29.4 ov), 9-130 (Andre Nel, 40.1 ov), 10-149 (Charl Langeveldt, 43.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
NW Bracken721512.14301000
GD McGrath811832.25382010
SW Tait1003943.90486050
SR Watson8.504915.54317100
GB Hogg1022412.40431030
Australia Innings (target: 150 runs from 50 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AC Gilchrist  b Langeveldt1540020.00
ML Hayden c Smith b Pollock41601154068.33
RT Ponting (c) b Nel2225385088.00
MJ Clarke not out60861098069.76
A Symonds not out18162930112.50
Extras(lb 5, nb 3, w 3)11
TOTAL(31.3 Ov, RR: 4.85)153/3
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Adam Gilchrist, 1.1 ov), 2-44 (Ricky Ponting, 8.6 ov), 3-110 (Matthew Hayden, 24.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
SM Pollock511613.20201000
CK Langeveldt603415.66236011
JH Kallis512004.00202011
A Nel713114.42295010
AJ Hall6.304306.61206001
JM Kemp20402.0090000
MATCH DETAILS
Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium, Gros Islet, St Lucia
TossSouth Africa , elected to bat first
SeriesICC World Cup 2007
Player Of The Match
Glenn McGrath
Series resultAustralia advanced
Match numberODI no. 2580
Season2006/07
Hours of play (local time)09.30 start, First Session 09.30-13.00. Interval 13.00-13.45, Second Session 13.45-17.15
Match days25 April 2007 (50-over match)
Umpires
Steve Bucknor
Aleem Dar
TV Umpire
Billy Bowden
Reserve Umpire
Mark Benson
Match Referee
Jeff Crowe
MATCH NOTES
South Africa innings
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 13.4 overs (84 balls), Extras 7
  • Drinks: South Africa - 55/5 in 15.0 overs (HH Gibbs 24, JM Kemp 2)
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 67 balls (HH Gibbs 28, JM Kemp 16, Ex 6)
  • Power Play 3: Overs 26.1 - 31.0
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 29.2 overs (182 balls), Extras 11
Australia innings
  • Australia: 50 runs in 9.3 overs (61 balls), Extras 5
  • Lunch: Australia - 0/0
  • Drinks: Australia - 69/2 in 15.0 overs (ML Hayden 28, MJ Clarke 8)
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 66 balls (ML Hayden 19, MJ Clarke 27, Ex 6)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 20.5 overs (130 balls), Extras 10
  • MJ Clarke: 50 off 75 balls (7 x 4)
  • Australia: 150 runs in 31.3 overs (195 balls), Extras 11
  • Official Attendance - 13,875