RESULT
2nd Test, Durban, March 06 - 10, 2009, Australia tour of South Africa
352 & 331/5d
(T:546) 138 & 370

Australia won by 175 runs

Player Of The Match
115 & 160
phillip-hughes
Australia 1st Innings
South Africa 1st Innings
Australia 2nd Innings
South Africa 2nd Innings
Match Details
Australia 1st Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Phillip Hughes c McKenzie b Kallis11515119019276.15
Simon Katich c Smith b Steyn10819029616056.84
Ricky Ponting (c)c McKenzie b Harris920361045.00
Michael Hussey  b Morkel501442149034.72
Michael Clarke  b Harris311160027.27
Marcus North c Steyn b Kallis381141515033.33
Brad Haddin c Amla b Ntini510230050.00
Andrew McDonald not out 47210057.14
Mitchell Johnson lbw b Ntini011000.00
Peter Siddle c †Boucher b Steyn0410000.00
Ben Hilfenhaus c Smith b Steyn022000.00
Extras(b 6, lb 4, nb 8, w 2)20
TOTAL107.4 Ov (RR: 3.26, 483 Mts)352
Fall of wickets: 1-184 (Phillip Hughes, 43.5 ov), 2-208 (Ricky Ponting, 51.4 ov), 3-259 (Simon Katich, 67.1 ov), 4-266 (Michael Clarke, 70.1 ov), 5-329 (Michael Hussey, 100.6 ov), 6-348 (Marcus North, 104.5 ov), 7-348 (Brad Haddin, 105.3 ov), 8-348 (Mitchell Johnson, 105.4 ov), 9-352 (Peter Siddle, 107.2 ov), 10-352 (Ben Hilfenhaus, 107.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dale Steyn25.438333.2311411020
67.1 to SM Katich, Steyn's new spell brings a change of luck, he continues over the wicket and gets the ball to kick up slightly off a good length, Katich loses his concentration, loosely hangs his bat out and gives Smith catching practice at first slip, he takes it at waist height, easy take. 259/3
107.2 to PM Siddle, Referral, That's a snorter! Short on the off stump and spat off the pitch, Siddle tries to basically cover his face with his bat, takes his hand off the bat but only after it seems he has gloved it, Boucher snaps it and Asad Rauf raises his finger immediately. Siddle has doubts though and calls for a referral. It's in vain as hot spot indicates there was a faint white mark on the gloves. Perhaps he felt he took his hand off before it hit him, which, according to the rule, would have been not out. However, the replays indicate otherwise. Australia are nine down.. 352/9
107.4 to BW Hilfenhaus, Australia have collapsed here! Fraction short on the off stump and moved away, Hilfenhaus prodded at it off the back foot, got the outside edge and Smith at first slip pouched it easily moving to his right. 352/10
Makhaya Ntini1945823.059110000
105.3 to BJ Haddin, Another one! Short outside off, he could have hit that anywhere but pulled it straight to Amla at midwicket who takes it comfortably, that definitely makes it South Africa's morning. 348/7
105.4 to MG Johnson, Oh dear Oh dear ... What was Mitch thinking? It was full, it was straight and Mitchell decides its time to shoulder arms. Dead duck. The ball landed in line with the stumps and straightened a fraction - Mitch thought Ntini would be taking it away as usual - and caught him in front. Australia are crumbling here. What a morning. The ball landed in middle and leg and would have hit the middle and off. 348/8
Morne Morkel2448113.3711113006
100.6 to MEK Hussey, Timber!! Full on middle and off and moves away at the last moment just as Hussey tries to work that away into the leg side, misses it completely and the off stump is out of the ground.. 329/5
Jacques Kallis1544923.26708001
43.5 to PJ Hughes, Hughes' fun and frolic comes to an end! Kallis teases him with a short and wide delivery outside off, Hughes chases it and goes for the cut but he fails to get the elevation, McKenzie at gully takes a sharp catch falling to his right. 184/1
104.5 to MJ North, Kallis strikes! Full on the pads, he clips it uppishly but straight to Steyn at square leg who takes a sitter, wristy subcontinental shot that, but there was a fielder positioned exactly for that. 348/6
Paul Harris2156623.14998201
51.4 to RT Ponting, almost an action replay of the previous ball but Ponting's not so lucky, he gets forward and tries to loft straight but he miscues it high in the air, McKenzie at deepish mid-off pedals back a bit and takes the catch falling backwards. 208/2
70.1 to MJ Clarke, I think Harris will watch replays of that all night! He lands it on middle stump and gets it to straighten, Clarke is uncertain what to do with it but he barely has time to decide as the ball skids through and crashes onto the stumps. He exposed at least two stumps while trying to defend, classic spinner's dismissal. 266/4
Jean-Paul Duminy31501.66140000
South Africa 1st Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Neil McKenzie c †Haddin b Johnson031000.00
Graeme Smith (c)retired hurt 23220066.66
Hashim Amla lbw b Johnson026000.00
Jacques Kallis c Ponting b McDonald22781175028.20
AB de Villiers lbw b Hilfenhaus38130037.50
Jean-Paul Duminy not out 7315224111048.02
Mark Boucher  b Johnson1980011.11
Paul Harris  b McDonald44669008.69
Morne Morkel  b McDonald2380066.66
Dale Steyn c †Haddin b Siddle841591019.51
Makhaya Ntini lbw b Siddle011000.00
Extras(b 10, lb 12, nb 1)23
TOTAL57.3 Ov (RR: 2.40, 277 Mts)138
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Neil McKenzie, 0.3 ov), 2-0 (Hashim Amla, 0.5 ov), 2-3* (Graeme Smith, retired hurt), 3-6 (AB de Villiers, 5.3 ov), 3-56 (24.5 ov), 4-62 (Mark Boucher, 26.6 ov), 5-104 (Paul Harris, 41.4 ov), 6-104 (Jacques Kallis, 41.6 ov), 7-106 (Morne Morkel, 43.3 ov), 8-138 (Dale Steyn, 57.2 ov), 9-138 (Makhaya Ntini, 57.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Mitchell Johnson1653732.31796000
0.3 to ND McKenzie, what a start for Australia, short of a length outside off and moved away, McKenzie tried to defend that off the back foot, got a thin edge to Haddin who took a good catch stretching to his right. 0/1
0.5 to HM Amla, he's given him, the hosts are reeling here! Swung in sharply, landed on middle and leg and seemed to strike him in line, at least to the naked eye, as he tries to flick that away, Rauf raises his finger but Amla is not convinced. He's called for a referral, but replays suggest he is stone dead.. 0/2
26.6 to MV Boucher, what a ball! An absolutely lethal yorker on the off stump fired in at close to 149 kmph, Boucher failed to get his bat down in time and the poor stick is out of the ground. Australia end the session on top.. 62/4
Ben Hilfenhaus1122812.54523001
5.3 to AB de Villiers, they've gone silent again, this was absolutely plumb, landed on a good length on the off stump and cut back in sharply, de Villiers didn't anticipate that movement as he came forward to defend that on the off side, was rapped on the pads in front of middle. He knew he was out, didn't call for a referral. South Africa are in deep trouble now as Hilfenhaus joins the party. 6/3
Andrew McDonald1242532.08624000
24.5 to JH Kallis, Kallis goes! Landed on middle and leg and moved back in just a touch, Kallis gets on the front foot and chips it straight to Ponting at short midwicket who takes a sharp catch diving to his right. 56/3
41.4 to PL Harris, McDonald's done the trick here, got him into the habit of leaving balls outside off and then fired in one that landed just a touch outside off and jagged back in to bowl Harris through the gate. 104/5
41.6 to JH Kallis, Kallis goes! Landed on middle and leg and moved back in just a touch, Kallis gets on the front foot and chips it straight to Ponting at short midwicket who takes a sharp catch diving to his right. 104/6
43.3 to M Morkel, McDonald's bowling a dream spell here, landed on a good length outside off and Morkel was induced into the drive, the ball jagged back in to beat the bat and uproot the off stump. 106/7
Peter Siddle13.362021.48713000
57.2 to DW Steyn, very early success for Australia! Siddle pitches it up wide of the offstump and has Steyn chasing it without moving his feet, the ball clips the toe of the bat and it's an easy catch for Haddin, Steyn will be kicking himself for throwing it away, Duminy needs support. 138/8
57.3 to M Ntini, that's the end of the innings! Siddle lands it on a good length just outside off and gets it to angle inwards, the ball clips Ntini's pads in line with legstump and Bowden raises the finger, Smith won't come out to bat. 138/9
Marcus North43601.50211000
Michael Clarke11000.0060000
Australia 2nd Innings 
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Phillip Hughes c Morkel b Ntini16032337615349.53
Simon Katich c Harris b Kallis3047713163.82
Ricky Ponting (c)c McKenzie b Morkel8110618912076.41
Michael Hussey c Kallis b Duminy1950532038.00
Michael Clarke not out 2339682058.97
Marcus North c de Villiers b Steyn078000.00
Extras(b 12, lb 2, nb 4)18
TOTAL94.4 Ov (RR: 3.49, 385 Mts)331/5d
Fall of wickets: 1-55 (Simon Katich, 15.6 ov), 2-219 (Ricky Ponting, 64.3 ov), 3-260 (Michael Hussey, 78.5 ov), 4-330 (Phillip Hughes, 93.1 ov), 5-331 (Marcus North, 94.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dale Steyn15.417514.786110200
94.4 to MJ North, that's an AB special! North flashes at a full and wide delivery and the ball flies off the outside edge and nearly beats the slips but de Villiers nonchalantly sticks his left hand out and plucks it, he makes it look so easy sometimes, I've seen him take a similar catch while keeping for SA. 331/5
Makhaya Ntini1525513.66607000
93.1 to PJ Hughes, Hughes' party comes to an end, he makes room to slice a pitched up delivery outside off and the ball balloons off the top edge and swirls to Morkel at third man, he takes it just over his head. 330/4
Morne Morkel1416014.286010003
64.3 to RT Ponting, the bowling change works, Morkel bowls it short of a length and Ponting swivels and goes for his favourite pull over square leg, unfortunately he picks McKenzie who's patrolling the boundary. 219/2
Jacques Kallis802112.62341000
15.6 to SM Katich, Kallis gets the long-awaited breakthrough! Kallis lands it outside off and the ball holds its line, Katich tries to angle it wide of the slips but the ball flies off the outside edge and travels quickly to Harris at gully who takes it low to his left. 55/1
Paul Harris3186802.191435100
Jean-Paul Duminy1113813.45441100
78.5 to MEK Hussey, turn and a bit of grip does for Hussey! Thats a good ball, tossed up on middle and leg and turning into Hussey sharply, who goes back to try and turn it away but the ball kisses the edge and Kallis takes a good low catch at first slip, in fact it was rather low and just off the grass. 260/3
South Africa 2nd Innings (T: 546 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Hashim Amla c Ponting b Siddle43821248052.43
Neil McKenzie c †Haddin b Siddle3178955039.74
Jacques Kallis c Ponting b Johnson9317524613053.14
AB de Villiers c †Haddin b Siddle841992349042.21
Jean-Paul Duminy c †Haddin b Hilfenhaus1745763037.77
Mark Boucher c & b North251071581023.36
Paul Harris c Siddle b Katich515180033.33
Morne Morkel c †Haddin b Katich24781014030.76
Dale Steyn st †Haddin b Katich722270031.81
Makhaya Ntini not out 43610133.33
Graeme Smith (c)absent hurt------
Extras(b 13, lb 11, nb 10, w 3)37
TOTAL132.2 Ov (RR: 2.79, 549 Mts)370
Fall of wickets: 1-63 (Neil McKenzie, 22.2 ov), 2-80 (Hashim Amla, 28.5 ov), 3-267 (Jacques Kallis, 85.5 ov), 4-279 (AB de Villiers, 88.6 ov), 5-299 (Jean-Paul Duminy, 101.2 ov), 6-307 (Paul Harris, 105.2 ov), 7-345 (Mark Boucher, 125.3 ov), 8-363 (Morne Morkel, 130.5 ov), 9-370 (Dale Steyn, 132.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Mitchell Johnson3397812.361629001
85.5 to JH Kallis, that dropped catch doesn't cost the Australians much, Johnson bangs it in on a good length outside off and has Kallis trying to fend it off, the ball comes on really quick and Kallis fails to keep it down and the ball lobs to Ponting who takes it in front of his face at second slip. 267/3
Ben Hilfenhaus2447913.2911411035
101.2 to JP Duminy, that's a cracker and Hilfenhaus gave Duminy more than a sneak preview of what to expect, it's a nasty bouncer which Duminy is forced to play at, the ball fizzes towards his body, he hops at the crease and has barely enough time to withdraw his glove and the ball clips the glove and heads to Haddin. 299/5
Peter Siddle28126132.1714811002
22.2 to ND McKenzie, classic seam bowler's dismissal! He lands it on the corridor of uncertainty outside off and gets the ball to come back in, McKenzie is forced to play at it but he fails to cover the line, there's a big deflection off the outside edge. 63/1
28.5 to HM Amla, sudden loss of concentration costs Amla his wicket, he chases a delivery which seams away very wide of the offstump, the edge flies off the toe of the bat and Ponting takes it in front of his face at second slip. 80/2
88.6 to AB de Villiers, that's a cracker of a delivery! Siddle gets that nagging angle into the right-hander, de Villiers prods forward and is forced to play at it, there's a clear deflection to Haddin and Siddle knows he's deserved that breakthrough. 279/4
Andrew McDonald1634702.93777002
Marcus North2063611.80971000
125.3 to MV Boucher, that's a sharp return catch! Boucher leans forward to push the ball past the bowler, he ends up getting a leading edge and North dives to his right and takes it with both hands, Boucher can't believe he's thrown it away after all the hard work. 345/7
Simon Katich11.214533.97445000
105.2 to PL Harris, Siddle's the man! Katich drops the ball short and Harris moves back and across and tries to club it over the on side, he gets a thick top edge and Siddle does really well to run to his right from mid-on and take the catch on the slide. 307/6
130.5 to M Morkel, That's a batsman's referral Morkel defends on the front foot and there's an inside edge onto his pads, the ball just sneaks past the offstump and the ball lodges between Haddin's legs, he appeals and Asad Rauf gives him out, Morkel walks off, turns back and asks for the referral, now it was a little confusing if they were appealing for the catch or an lbw, after an eternity the decision is given so Morkel is out caught behind. 363/8
132.2 to DW Steyn, That's the series to Australia! Steyn gets a pace forward and goes for a huge heave across the line and he misses, he doesn't bother dragging it foot back and Haddin breaks the stumps. 370/9
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MATCH DETAILS
Kingsmead, Durban
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
Series
Season2008/09
Player Of The Match
Australia
Phillip Hughes
Series resultAustralia led the 3-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 1913
Hours of play (local time)10.00am start, Lunch 12.00-12.40, Tea 14.40-15.00, Close 17.00
Match days6,7,8,9,10 March 2009 - day (5-day match)
Umpires
Pakistan
Asad Rauf
New Zealand
Billy Bowden
TV Umpire
West Indies
Steve Bucknor
Reserve Umpire
South Africa
Ian Howell
Match Referee
New Zealand
Jeff Crowe
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 06 Mar - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 303/4 (Michael Hussey 37*, Marcus North 17*, 89 ov)
Sat, 07 Mar - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 138/7 (Jean-Paul Duminy 73*, Dale Steyn 8*, 57 ov)
Sun, 08 Mar - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 292/3 (Phillip Hughes 136*, Michael Clarke 14*, 87 ov)
Mon, 09 Mar - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 244/2 (Jacques Kallis 84*, AB de Villiers 68*, 80 ov)
Tue, 10 Mar - day 5 - South Africa 2nd innings 370 (132.2 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4
Day 5
  • New Ball Taken: South Africa 244/2 after 80.1 overs (JH Kallis 84, AB de Villiers 68)
  • South Africa: 250 runs in 81.1 overs (495 balls), Extras 18
  • Drinks: South Africa - 280/4 in 94.0 overs (JP Duminy 6, MV Boucher 0)
  • South Africa: 300 runs in 101.5 overs (622 balls), Extras 26
  • Lunch: South Africa - 307/6 in 105.2 overs (MV Boucher 8)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 339/6 in 121.0 overs (MV Boucher 19, M Morkel 14)
  • South Africa: 350 runs in 126.2 overs (771 balls), Extras 37
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