Result
4th Match (D/N), Melbourne (Docklands), Jan 20 2006, VB Series
245
(47/50 ov, target 246)
186
Australia won by 59 runs
Player Of The Match
Australia
Australia Innings (50 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
DR Martyn  b Pollock119920122.22
PA Jaques c †Boucher b van der Wath9411214514083.92
RT Ponting (c)c Smith b Hall919301047.36
A Symonds c Prince b Steyn714221050.00
MJ Clarke c †Boucher b van der Wath3444654077.27
MEK Hussey c Kruger b Hall1831370058.06
BJ Haddin  b Pollock1430025.00
JR Hopes c Botha b Hall3847561080.85
B Lee  b Smith6990066.66
BR Dorey c Kemp b Hall28130025.00
GD McGrath not out2670033.33
Extras(lb 3, nb 7, w 13)23
TOTAL(49.2 Ov, RR: 4.96)245
Fall of wickets: 1-17 (Damien Martyn, 2.4 ov), 2-55 (Ricky Ponting, 9.6 ov), 3-85 (Andrew Symonds, 14.5 ov), 4-172 (Michael Clarke, 30.3 ov), 5-177 (Phil Jaques, 32.5 ov), 6-181 (Brad Haddin, 34.1 ov), 7-208 (Michael Hussey, 40.3 ov), 8-221 (Brett Lee, 43.4 ov), 9-238 (Brett Dorey, 47.1 ov), 10-245 (James Hopes, 49.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
SM Pollock1023123.10392010
DW Steyn5058111.601510027
AJ Hall9.203543.75363010
GJP Kruger603505.83214020
J Botha1004704.70232000
JJ van der Wath502124.20202010
GC Smith401513.75130020
South Africa Innings (target: 246 runs from 50 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GC Smith (c)c †Haddin b Lee917191052.94
HH Dippenaar  b Lee41931303044.08
AJ Hall  b Lee1470025.00
HH Gibbs lbw b Hogg3953704173.58
AG Prince  b Lee2127351177.77
MV Boucher lbw b Hogg512210041.66
JM Kemp  b Lee3860037.50
JJ van der Wath c †Haddin b Hogg067000.00
SM Pollock c †Haddin b Dorey46313614148.38
J Botha not out1525401060.00
GJP Kruger c Symonds b McGrath075000.00
Extras(b 1, lb 2, nb 1, w 2)6
TOTAL(47 Ov, RR: 3.95)186
Did not bat: DW Steyn 
Fall of wickets: 1-12 (Graeme Smith, 4.3 ov), 2-16 (Andrew Hall, 6.2 ov), 3-84 (Herschelle Gibbs, 24.5 ov), 4-114 (Boeta Dippenaar, 31.5 ov), 5-119 (Ashwell Prince, 33.3 ov), 6-123 (Justin Kemp, 35.2 ov), 7-123 (Mark Boucher, 36.2 ov), 8-124 (Johan van der Wath, 36.6 ov), 9-185 (Shaun Pollock, 45.3 ov), 10-186 (Garnett Kruger, 46.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
B Lee1012252.20410020
GD McGrath923513.88383101
BR Dorey915115.66363400
JR Hopes712804.00294000
GB Hogg1003233.20351000
A Symonds201507.5040100
MATCH DETAILS
Docklands Stadium, Melbourne
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesVB Series 2006
Player Of The Match
Brett Lee
Match numberODI no. 2316
Season2005/06
Match days20 January 2006 - day/night match (50-over match)
South Africa replacementJJ van der Wath for DW Steyn (Australia innings, 18.0 ov)
Australia replacementGB Hogg for PA Jaques (South Africa innings, 20.0 ov)
ODI debut
Phil Jaques
Brett Dorey
Johan van der Wath
Umpires
Mark Benson
Daryl Harper
TV Umpire
Peter Parker
Match Referee
Jeff Crowe
PointsAustralia 5, South Africa 0
MATCH NOTES
Australia innings
  • Australia: 50 runs in 8.6 overs (60 balls), Extras 6
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • Drinks: Australia - 85/3 in 14.5 overs (PA Jaques 47, MJ Clarke 0)
  • Power Play 3: Overs 15.1 - 20.0
  • PA Jaques: 50 off 55 balls (10 x 4)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 17.2 overs (115 balls), Extras 12
  • Australia: 150 runs in 26.2 overs (171 balls), Extras 20
  • Drinks: Australia - 175/4 in 32.0 overs (PA Jaques 92, MEK Hussey 1)
  • Australia: 200 runs in 37.4 overs (240 balls), Extras 21
  • South Africa innings
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • Power Play 3: Overs 15.1 - 20.0
  • Drinks: South Africa - 43/2 in 17.0 overs (HH Dippenaar 21, HH Gibbs 12)
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 17.6 overs (108 balls), Extras 0
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 29.5 overs (179 balls), Extras 2
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 41.6 overs (254 balls), Extras 4