result
2nd Semi-Final, Gros Islet, Apr 25 2007, ICC World Cup
(31.3/50 ov, target 150)153/3
Australia won by 7 wickets (with 111 balls remaining)
player of the match
Glenn McGrath
Australia
South Africa INNINGS (50 overs maximum)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Graeme Smith (c) b Bracken25100040.00
AB de Villiers c †Gilchrist b Tait1534393044.11
Jacques Kallis  b McGrath59121055.55
Herschelle Gibbs c †Gilchrist b Tait3949776079.59
Ashwell Prince c †Gilchrist b McGrath024000.00
Mark Boucher c Hayden b McGrath011000.00
Justin Kemp not out 49911514153.84
Andrew Hall c †Gilchrist b Tait38140037.50
Shaun Pollock c & b Hogg513151038.46
Andre Nel c Clarke b Tait841451019.51
Charl Langeveldt  b Watson610181060.00
Extras(lb 4, w 13)17
TOTAL(43.5 Ov, RR: 3.39, 199 Mts)149
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Graeme Smith, 2.3 ov), 2-12 (Jacques Kallis, 5.3 ov), 3-26 (AB de Villiers, 8.5 ov), 4-27 (Ashwell Prince, 9.4 ov), 5-27 (Mark Boucher, 9.5 ov), 6-87 (Herschelle Gibbs, 22.5 ov), 7-93 (Andrew Hall, 26.1 ov), 8-103 (Shaun Pollock, 29.4 ov), 9-130 (Andre Nel, 40.1 ov), 10-149 (Charl Langeveldt, 43.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Nathan Bracken721512.14301000
Glenn McGrath811832.25382010
Shaun Tait1003943.90486050
Shane Watson8.504915.54317100
Brad Hogg1022412.40431030
Australia INNINGS (target: 150 runs from 50 overs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Adam Gilchrist  b Langeveldt1540020.00
Matthew Hayden c Smith b Pollock41601154068.33
Ricky Ponting (c) b Nel2225385088.00
Michael Clarke not out 60861098069.76
Andrew Symonds not out 18162930112.50
Extras(lb 5, nb 3, w 3)11
TOTAL(31.3 Ov, RR: 4.85, 146 Mts)153/3
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Adam Gilchrist, 1.1 ov), 2-44 (Ricky Ponting, 8.6 ov), 3-110 (Matthew Hayden, 24.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Shaun Pollock511613.20201000
Charl Langeveldt603415.66236011
Jacques Kallis512004.00202011
Andre Nel713114.42295010
Andrew Hall6.304306.61206001
Justin Kemp20402.0090000
MATCH DETAILS
Beausejour Stadium, Gros Islet, St Lucia
TossSouth Africa, elected to bat first
SeriesICC World Cup
Season2006/07
Player Of The Match
Glenn McGrath
Glenn McGrath
Series resultAustralia advanced
Match numberODI no. 2580
Hours of play (local time)09.30 start, First Session 09.30-13.00. Interval 13.00-13.45, Second Session 13.45-17.15
Match days25 April 2007 - day(50-over match)
Umpires
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Aleem Dar
West Indies Image
Steve Bucknor
TV Umpire
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Billy Bowden
Reserve Umpire
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Mark Benson
Match Referee
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Jeff Crowe
MATCH NOTES
  • South Africa innings
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 13.4 overs (84 balls), Extras 7
  • Drinks: South Africa - 55/5 in 15.0 overs (HH Gibbs 24, JM Kemp 2)
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 67 balls (HH Gibbs 28, JM Kemp 16, Ex 6)
  • Power Play 3: Overs 26.1 - 31.0
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 29.2 overs (182 balls), Extras 11
  • Australia innings
  • Australia: 50 runs in 9.3 overs (61 balls), Extras 5
  • Lunch: Australia - 0/0
  • Drinks: Australia - 69/2 in 15.0 overs (ML Hayden 28, MJ Clarke 8)
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 66 balls (ML Hayden 19, MJ Clarke 27, Ex 6)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 20.5 overs (130 balls), Extras 10
  • MJ Clarke: 50 off 75 balls (7 x 4)
  • Australia: 150 runs in 31.3 overs (195 balls), Extras 11
  • Official Attendance - 13,875