Result
10th Match (D/N), Melbourne (Docklands), Feb 3 2006, VB Series
281/7
(50 ov, target 282)
201/9
Australia won by 80 runs
Player Of The Match
Australia Innings (50 overs maximum)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AC Gilchrist  b Hall3343414076.74
SM Katich c Pollock b van der Wath2543702058.13
RT Ponting (c)c van der Wath b Botha53631022184.12
DR Martyn c Botha b Smith3446552073.91
A Symonds run out (van der Wath)65608451108.33
MJ Clarke run out (Prince/Smith)1230050.00
MEK Hussey  b van der Wath62445890140.90
B Lee not out012000.00
Extras(b 1, lb 1, nb 2, w 4)8
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 5.62)281/7
Fall of wickets: 1-45 (Adam Gilchrist, 9.6 ov), 2-71 (Simon Katich, 16.2 ov), 3-145 (Damien Martyn, 30.5 ov), 4-163 (Ricky Ponting, 35.5 ov), 5-167 (Michael Clarke, 36.5 ov), 6-276 (Michael Hussey, 49.3 ov), 7-281 (Andrew Symonds, 49.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
SM Pollock1022002.00460000
CK Langeveldt605008.33144112
AJ Hall1005615.60275010
JJ van der Wath1008228.202313010
GC Smith1005915.90202110
J Botha401213.00140000
South Africa Innings (target: 282 runs from 50 overs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GC Smith (c)lbw b Lee022000.00
HH Dippenaar c †Gilchrist b Clark923310039.13
JA Rudolph run out (Hussey)1939571048.71
HH Gibbs  b Hopes3340525082.50
J Botha c †Gilchrist b Lee46611074075.40
AG Prince run out (Dorey/†Gilchrist)2439462061.53
JM Kemp c Hopes b Lee2030271066.66
MV Boucher c Ponting b Lee012000.00
SM Pollock c sub (DR Martyn) b Symonds1617221094.11
AJ Hall not out1935360054.28
JJ van der Wath not out814130157.14
Extras(nb 1, w 6)7
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 4.02)201/9
Did not bat: CK Langeveldt 
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Graeme Smith, 0.2 ov), 2-13 (Boeta Dippenaar, 7.1 ov), 3-48 (Jacques Rudolph, 13.5 ov), 4-69 (Herschelle Gibbs, 19.2 ov), 5-117 (Ashwell Prince, 30.6 ov), 6-155 (Justin Kemp, 38.1 ov), 7-156 (Mark Boucher, 38.4 ov), 8-156 (Johan Botha, 38.6 ov), 9-183 (Shaun Pollock, 45.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
B Lee1023043.00431011
SR Clark813414.25303000
BR Dorey1004804.80386020
JR Hopes611612.66281000
GB Hogg703204.57222020
A Symonds904114.55251110
MATCH DETAILS
Docklands Stadium, Melbourne
TossAustralia , elected to bat first
SeriesVB Series 2006
Player Of The Match
Michael Hussey
Match numberODI no. 2322
Season2005/06
Match days3 February 2006 - day/night match (50-over match)
South Africa replacementJ Botha for CK Langeveldt (Australia innings, 25.0 ov)
Australia replacementJR Hopes for DR Martyn (South Africa innings, 12.0 ov)
Umpires
Peter Parker
Aleem Dar
TV Umpire
Bob Parry
Match Referee
Jeff Crowe
PointsAustralia 5, South Africa 0
MATCH NOTES
4th Umpire - AP Ward
  • Australia innings
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • Australia: 50 runs in 12.5 overs (81 balls), Extras 4
  • Power Play 3: Overs 15.1 - 20.0
  • Drinks: Australia - 71/2 in 16.2 overs (RT Ponting 9, DR Martyn 0)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 21.2 overs (132 balls), Extras 4
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 47 balls (RT Ponting 31, DR Martyn 22, Ex 0)
  • Australia: 150 runs in 31.5 overs (196 balls), Extras 6
  • RT Ponting: 50 off 58 balls (2 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Drinks: Australia - 160/3 in 35.0 overs (RT Ponting 52, A Symonds 10)
  • Australia: 200 runs in 42.2 overs (260 balls), Extras 7
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 51 balls (A Symonds 22, MEK Hussey 29, Ex 1)
  • A Symonds: 50 off 52 balls (2 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Australia: 250 runs in 47.3 overs (291 balls), Extras 7
  • MEK Hussey: 50 off 40 balls (7 x 4)
  • 6th Wicket: 100 runs in 75 balls (A Symonds 46, MEK Hussey 55, Ex 1)
  • South Africa innings
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 14.2 overs (87 balls), Extras 1
  • Power Play 3: Overs 15.1 - 20.0
  • Drinks: South Africa - 56/3 in 16.0 overs (HH Gibbs 27, J Botha 0)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 26.5 overs (163 balls), Extras 2
  • Drinks: South Africa - 128/5 in 33.0 overs (J Botha 37, JM Kemp 3)
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 37.2 overs (229 balls), Extras 5
  • South Africa: 200 runs in 49.4 overs (305 balls), Extras 7