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3rd ODI, Gqeberha, March 05, 2006, Australia tour of South Africa
(47.2/50 ov, T:255) 230

Australia won by 24 runs

Player Of The Match
Australia Innings
South Africa Innings
Match Flow
Australia  (50 ovs maximum)
Adam Gilchrist c †Boucher b Pollock2533353075.75
Simon Katich run out (de Villiers)49801034161.25
Ricky Ponting (c)c Peterson b Pollock62821235075.60
Damien Martyn c Telemachus b Ntini5169791173.91
Michael Clarke run out (†Boucher)25234201108.69
Michael Hussey c Gibbs b Hall22101612220.00
Brett Lee not out 63710200.00
Shane Watson not out 43500133.33
Extras(lb 1, nb 3, w 6)10
TOTAL50 Ov (RR: 5.08, 208 Mins)254/6
Fall of wickets: 1-36 (Adam Gilchrist, 8.5 ov), 2-99 (Simon Katich, 24.3 ov), 3-173 (Ricky Ponting, 40.5 ov), 4-214 (Damien Martyn, 45.5 ov), 5-243 (Michael Hussey, 48.6 ov), 6-244 (Michael Clarke, 49 ov)
Shaun Pollock1014524.50374100
8.5 to AC Gilchrist, GONE! Pollock strikes, first blood for South Africa, width outside off stump, Gilchrist cuts, gets an edge to Boucher behind the stumps.. 36/1
40.5 to RT Ponting, GONE! too full to pull, Ponting mistimes the pull high in the air to deep midwicket, Peterson runs backwards and judges the catch well and takes it, wonderful catch.. 173/3
Makhaya Ntini905616.22244100
45.5 to DR Martyn, GONE! low full toss, Martyn cannot get his bat under the ball, mishits to midwicket, where Telemachus takes the catch.. 214/4
Roger Telemachus805907.37224243
Andrew Hall913914.33282100
48.6 to MEK Hussey, GONE! Hussey perishes, full ball outside off stump, mishits the drive in the air to long off, where Gibbs takes the catch.. 243/5
Robin Peterson1013903.90291010
Graeme Smith401503.75100010
South Africa  (T: 255 runs from 50 ovs)
Graeme Smith (c)c †Gilchrist b Lee1012132083.33
Boeta Dippenaar lbw b Watson1635752045.71
Herschelle Gibbs run out (Clark)1630382053.33
AB de Villiers c Hogg b Clarke68921346173.91
Mark Boucher c †Gilchrist b Lee511181045.45
Justin Kemp c Bracken b Clark055000.00
Shaun Pollock  b Watson6974807193.24
Andrew Hall c †Gilchrist b Lee56120083.33
Robin Peterson c †Gilchrist b Lee3590060.00
Roger Telemachus lbw b Bracken29131703223.07
Makhaya Ntini not out 14140025.00
Extras(lb 3, nb 3, w 2)8
TOTAL47.2 Ov (RR: 4.85, 211 Mins)230
Fall of wickets: 1-15 (Graeme Smith, 2.2 ov), 2-43 (Herschelle Gibbs, 10.5 ov), 3-60 (Boeta Dippenaar, 15.1 ov), 4-68 (Mark Boucher, 19.3 ov), 5-69 (Justin Kemp, 20.3 ov), 6-188 (Shaun Pollock, 42.2 ov), 7-192 (AB de Villiers, 43.1 ov), 8-197 (Andrew Hall, 44.2 ov), 9-199 (Robin Peterson, 44.5 ov), 10-230 (Roger Telemachus, 47.2 ov)
Brett Lee924845.33354203
2.2 to GC Smith, GONE! first strike for Australia, good ball outside off stump, moves off the seam, Smith pushes at it, gets an edge, Gilchrist behind the stumps takes the catch.. 15/1
19.3 to MV Boucher, GONE! wonderful delivery, just short of length outside off stump, just leaves the batsman, but gets the required edge to Gilchrist behind the stumps, plays away from his body.. 68/4
44.2 to AJ Hall, GONE! another wicket goes, short of length, bit more bounce, Hall pulls, gets a top edge, goes high in the air behind the wicket, Gilchrist takes the catch.. 197/8
44.5 to RJ Peterson, GONE! another wicket goes, makes room and hits the ball, faint edge to Gilchrist, who takes the catch.. 199/9
Nathan Bracken8.214014.80335120
47.2 to R Telemachus, GONE! all over, yorker, full on the legs, tries to hit it to the on side, misses it, gets hit on the boot, loud shout, given by the Umpire.. 230/10
Stuart Clark903213.55333000
20.3 to JM Kemp, OUT! Another wicket goes, banged in short, Kemp pulls, gets a top edge high in the air to fine leg, Bracken runs in and takes a good catch.. 69/5
Shane Watson1004924.90327000
15.1 to HH Dippenaar, GONE! first ball after drinks, just short of length outside off stump, comes back in, Dippenaar moves back and tries to work it to the on side, misses it, gets hit high on the pad, loud shout, given by Umpire JW Lloyds.. 60/3
42.2 to SM Pollock, GONE! what a wicket to get, good ball pitched outside off stump, comes in, Pollock misses the drive and gets bowled.. 188/6
Michael Clarke904615.11210200
43.1 to AB de Villiers, GONE! another wicket goes, Clarke picks up the wicket, tossed up outside off stump, de Villiers goes for the big shot, mishits it high in the air to wide long on, Hogg moves backwards and takes the catch one handed behind him, wonderful effort to take the catch.. 192/7
Brad Hogg201206.0041000
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  • Australia 100 in 106 mins (24.4 overs) 8x4, 1x6
  • Ponting scored his 9000th ODI run during the Australian innings
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  • Ponting 50 in 110 mins from 3 balls (3x4, 0x6)
  • Australia 200 in 174 mins (43.4 overs) 12x4, 3x6
  • Martyn 50 in 79 mins from 68 balls (1x4, 1x6)
  • Australia 250 in 205 mins (49.3 overs) 15x4, 5x6
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  • South Africa 50 in 60 mins (12.1 overs) 7x4, 0x6
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  • de Villiers 50 in 95 mins from 72 balls (6x4, 0x6)
  • South Africa 150 in 157 mins (35.3 overs) 13x4, 0x6
  • Pollock 50 in 60 mins from 51 balls (6x4, 0x6)
  • The South African 6th wicket partnership is the highest by South Africa against Australia
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St George's Park, Port Elizabeth
TossSouth Africa, elected to field first
Player Of The Match
Brett Lee
Series resultSouth Africa led the 5-match series 2-1
Match numberODI no. 2347
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