2nd ODI (D/N), Cape Town, March 03, 2006, Australia tour of South Africa
(34.3/50 ov, T:290) 93

South Africa won by 196 runs

Player Of The Match
South Africa INNINGS (50 overs maximum)
Graeme Smith (c) b Clark2429363082.75
Boeta Dippenaar  b Watson3143606072.09
Herschelle Gibbs c & b Hogg66711058092.95
AB de Villiers  b Watson1823333078.26
Mark Boucher lbw b Hogg4259671371.18
Justin Kemp not out 51417314124.39
Shaun Pollock c Clarke b Lee38273632140.74
Robin Peterson c Martyn b Clark43610133.33
Andrew Hall not out 441400100.00
Extras(b 1, lb 5, w 5)11
TOTAL50 Ov (RR: 5.78, 215 Mts)289/7
Did not bat: Andre Nel, Makhaya Ntini 
Fall of wickets: 1-45 (Graeme Smith, 8.3 ov), 2-57 (Boeta Dippenaar, 13.5 ov), 3-95 (AB de Villiers, 21.3 ov), 4-175 (Herschelle Gibbs, 34.4 ov), 5-192 (Mark Boucher, 38.5 ov), 6-254 (Shaun Pollock, 46.3 ov), 7-262 (Robin Peterson, 47.3 ov)
Brett Lee805116.37267110
46.3 to SM Pollock, Gone! short of length delivery, Pollock tries to go over the mid-off fielder, didn't timed it well, ball travel hight in the air, Clarke under the ball and takes the skier. 254/6
Nathan Bracken1004504.50342210
Stuart Clark1026926.90317310
8.3 to GC Smith, Bowled him! pitched on the middle and off stump line and straighten, Smith plays across the line tries to work it to onside, ball went through the gate and crashes into the stumps, Clark bowled a beauty to remove Smith!. 45/1
47.3 to RJ Peterson, Gone! fuller ball outside the off stump, Pieterson slashed it and ball loops staight to backward point fielder. 262/7
Shane Watson1004624.60408000
13.5 to HH Dippenaar, Bowled him! pitched outside the off stump and cutting back in, Dippenaar went for a drive, inside edge and dragging the ball into the stumps, Watson strikes on his first over!. 57/2
21.3 to AB de Villiers, Bowled him! pitched on the off stump and coming back in, ball kept little low, de Villers plays the pull short across the line, fail to make contact and ball hit the furniture, de Villers didn't happy about that shot. 95/3
Brad Hogg914825.33281210
34.4 to HH Gibbs, Gone! flighted delivery on the off stump, Gibbs comes down the track and pushes the ball in the air back to the bowler, Hogg tooko the catch in couple of attempts, Gibbs departs, a much needed wicket for Australia!. 175/4
38.5 to MV Boucher, Gone! tossed up delivery on the middle and off stump, Boucher shuffel across the line and plays a slog sweep, beaten by the spin, ball hits the pads in front of the off stump, huge appeal, Umpire raises his finger. 192/5
Michael Clarke302408.0071110
Australia INNINGS (Target: 290 runs from 50 overs)
Adam Gilchrist (c)†c †Boucher b Ntini1750014.28
Simon Katich c de Villiers b Nel1648793033.33
Phil Jaques c Kemp b Ntini043000.00
Damien Martyn c Dippenaar b Ntini49130044.44
Michael Clarke c †Boucher b Ntini11517006.66
Michael Hussey c Kemp b Nel2248692145.83
Shane Watson c †Boucher b Ntini2739703069.23
Brad Hogg c Pollock b Peterson68121075.00
Brett Lee c Dippenaar b Nel1440025.00
Nathan Bracken c †Boucher b Ntini1020181050.00
Stuart Clark not out 2570040.00
Extras(lb 1, w 2)3
TOTAL34.3 Ov (RR: 2.69, 150 Mts)93
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Adam Gilchrist, 1.1 ov), 2-1 (Phil Jaques, 1.5 ov), 3-5 (Damien Martyn, 5.2 ov), 4-7 (Michael Clarke, 9.3 ov), 5-33 (Simon Katich, 18.2 ov), 6-57 (Michael Hussey, 24.5 ov), 7-70 (Brad Hogg, 27.2 ov), 8-71 (Brett Lee, 28.1 ov), 9-86 (Nathan Bracken, 32.6 ov), 10-93 (Shane Watson, 34.3 ov)
Shaun Pollock74901.28371010
Makhaya Ntini9.342262.31462000
1.1 to AC Gilchrist, Gone! short of length delivery and coming back in, Gilchrist defends it on the back foot, thin edge and ball flies to Boucher, appeal made and Gilchrist walks away. 1/1
1.5 to PA Jaques, Another wicket! fuller length delivery outside the off stump and shaping away, Phil Jaques drives the ball and edges it to second slip, Kemp took the simple catch, Ntini strike twice in a over. 1/2
5.2 to DR Martyn, Gone! Ntini bangs a short ball outside the off stump, Martyn hooks it of the backfoot, didn't timed it well to clear the fence, ball went high in the air, Dippennar gets under the ball and takes the well judged catch, Australia in deep trouble now!. 5/3
9.3 to MJ Clarke, Four down! short of length delivery and shaping away nicely, Clarke drives it off the backfoot, thick edge and Boucher takes the catch, Ntini on fire!. 7/4
32.6 to NW Bracken, Gone! fuller ball outside the off stump, slower one, Bracken early into the shot, ball takes the outside edge and easy catch for Boucher, Bracken departs. 86/9
34.3 to SR Watson, All over! good length delivery outside the off stump and straighten, Watson drives the it, ball takes the outside edge and Boucher takes the simple catch, Makhaya Ntini finishes his best spell against Australia of 6 for 22 runs.. 93/10
Andre Nel823033.75365010
18.2 to SM Katich, Gone! good length delivery outside the off stump, Katich drives on the up to cover, de Villers perfects his jump and taken the stunner, Nel strikes!. 33/5
24.5 to MEK Hussey, Big wicket! short ball from round the stumps, Hussey gets back and pulled it in the air, Kemp who placed for this takes the sharp catch there, Australia in deep trouble now!. 57/6
28.1 to B Lee, Eight down! short and raising delivery outside the off stump, Lee slashes the ball hard and top edged it, ball flies towards third man, Dippennar takes the catch, Nel can't hide his joy!. 71/8
Andrew Hall511503.00220100
Robin Peterson511613.20202000
27.2 to GB Hogg, what a catch! tossed up delivery outside the off stump, Hogg sweeps it high in the air to deep mid wicket, Pollock took the well judged catch at the deep just in front of the rope, great catch!. 70/7
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Newlands, Cape Town
TossSouth Africa, elected to bat first
Player Of The Match
South Africa
Makhaya Ntini
Series resultSouth Africa led the 5-match series 2-0
Match numberODI no. 2345
Match daysdaynight (50-over match)
Jeremy Lloyds
South Africa
Karl Hurter
TV Umpire
South Africa
Brian Jerling
Match Referee
Chris Broad
  • South African Innings
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • 50 up in 53 mins off 76 balls including 8 fours
  • Power Play 3: Overs 15.1 - 20.0
  • 100 up in 99 mins off 136 balls including 16 fours
  • HH Gibbs 50 in 89 mins off 54 balls including 7 fours
  • 4th Wicket 50 Partnership in 38 mins off 58 balls including 4 fours (Gibbs 34, Boucher 14)
  • 200 up in 169 mins off 247 balls inclduing 21 fours and 3 sixes
  • 6th Wicket 50 Partnership in 30 mins off 38 balls including 3 fours and 3 sixes (Kemp 14, Pollock 38)
  • 250 up in 191 mins off 276 balls including 24 fours and 7 sixes
  • JM Kemp 50 in 73 mins off 41 balls including 1 four and 4 sixes *
  • Australian Innings
  • AC Gilchrist scored his 8000th ODI run
  • DR Martyn became M Ntini's 200th ODI wicket
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • Power Play 3: Overs 15.1 - 20.0
  • 50 up in 102 mins off 143 balls including 6 fours
  • M Ntini achieve his best bowling in ODI cricket and claimed the South African record in the process beating the 6/23 of Donald vs Kenya in Nairobi in 1996/97
  • This is the lowest score for Australia vs South Africa beating the 125 at Melbourne in 1997/98
  • JM Kemp received a batting award for his better than run a ball 50
  • SM Pollock received a bowling award for his miserly economy rate - less than 2 per over having bowled a minimum of 6 overs
  • M Ntini received a bowling award for taking more than 4 wickets in an innings
Australia Innings
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