result
2nd Test, Melbourne, Dec 26 - 29 2001, South Africa tour of Australia
277 & 219
(target 10)487 & 10/1
Australia won by 9 wickets
Player Of The Match
138
matthew-hayden
South Africa 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Herschelle Gibbs c Ponting b McGrath1441572034.14
Gary Kirsten  b McGrath1053771018.86
Boeta Dippenaar c Hayden b Lee2653714049.05
Jacques Kallis c †Gilchrist b Bichel381241702130.64
Neil McKenzie lbw b Lee671632328041.10
Lance Klusener c & b Bichel011000.00
Mark Boucher c Bichel b ME Waugh4366716065.15
Shaun Pollock (c)not out 42931044045.16
Claude Henderson run out (Bichel)53410166.66
Allan Donald c Ponting b Lee069000.00
Nantie Hayward c ME Waugh b Bichel1422532063.63
Extras(b 1, lb 10, nb 7)18
TOTAL(103.5 Ov, RR: 2.66, 427 Mts)277
Fall of wickets: 1-24 (Herschelle Gibbs, 14.2 ov), 2-36 (Gary Kirsten, 18.2 ov), 3-59 (Boeta Dippenaar, 30.4 ov), 4-131 (Jacques Kallis, 59.3 ov), 5-131 (Lance Klusener, 59.4 ov), 6-198 (Mark Boucher, 77.5 ov), 7-220 (Neil McKenzie, 89.1 ov), 8-225 (Claude Henderson, 89.6 ov), 9-233 (Allan Donald, 91.6 ov), 10-277 (Nantie Hayward, 103.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Glenn McGrath2687022.6912810001
Brett Lee31107732.481509000
Andy Bichel19.564432.21993001
Shane Warne1935602.94876101
Mark Waugh811912.37340000
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Justin Langer c Klusener b Donald851762337048.29
Matthew Hayden c Donald b Henderson13821129017065.40
Ricky Ponting c Kallis b Hayward2238543057.89
Mark Waugh  b Donald3454845062.96
Steve Waugh (c)run out (Gibbs)9015617412057.69
Damien Martyn c Kallis b Pollock521041334050.00
Adam Gilchrist not out 3067974044.77
Shane Warne c Kirsten b Donald1230050.00
Brett Lee c McKenzie b Hayward318280016.66
Andy Bichel c †Boucher b Pollock5660083.33
Glenn McGrath lbw b Pollock01116000.00
Extras(lb 17, nb 9, w 1)27
TOTAL(139 Ov, RR: 3.50, 563 Mts)487
Fall of wickets: 1-202 (Justin Langer, 55.5 ov), 2-267 (Ricky Ponting, 69.4 ov), 3-267 (Matthew Hayden, 70.2 ov), 4-348 (Mark Waugh, 91.4 ov), 5-429 (Steve Waugh, 115.6 ov), 6-462 (Damien Martyn, 126.5 ov), 7-463 (Shane Warne, 127.1 ov), 8-470 (Brett Lee, 133.3 ov), 9-475 (Andy Bichel, 134.5 ov), 10-487 (Glenn McGrath, 138.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Allan Donald29510333.5512812000
Shaun Pollock3138432.701458006
Nantie Hayward26110924.1910914002
Jacques Kallis1735503.23756010
Claude Henderson29310813.7211911001
Lance Klusener711101.57330000
South Africa 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Herschelle Gibbs c †Gilchrist b Lee2135434060.00
Gary Kirsten c Ponting b Lee1014221071.42
Boeta Dippenaar c Hayden b Warne2349833046.93
Jacques Kallis run out (Martyn/†Gilchrist)991802878055.00
Neil McKenzie c †Gilchrist b Warne1244571027.27
Lance Klusener lbw b McGrath729341024.13
Mark Boucher c ME Waugh b Warne025000.00
Shaun Pollock (c)run out (Martyn)1826393069.23
Claude Henderson c ME Waugh b McGrath1654542029.62
Allan Donald  b Bichel720240035.00
Nantie Hayward not out 00600-
Extras(b 4, nb 2)6
TOTAL(75.1 Ov, RR: 2.91, 331 Mts)219
Fall of wickets: 1-24 (Gary Kirsten, 5.2 ov), 2-37 (Herschelle Gibbs, 9.5 ov), 3-74 (Boeta Dippenaar, 25.1 ov), 4-107 (Neil McKenzie, 38.1 ov), 5-120 (Lance Klusener, 45.5 ov), 6-121 (Mark Boucher, 46.4 ov), 7-157 (Shaun Pollock, 55.5 ov), 8-192 (Claude Henderson, 68.3 ov), 9-215 (Allan Donald, 73.6 ov), 10-219 (Jacques Kallis, 75.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Glenn McGrath2164322.041034001
Brett Lee1855222.88836000
Shane Warne2436832.831108000
Andy Bichel12.105214.27465001
Australia 2nd INNINGS (target: 10 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Justin Langer c Henderson b Pollock76710116.66
Matthew Hayden not out 310140030.00
Ricky Ponting not out 026000.00
Extras0
TOTAL(3 Ov, RR: 3.33, 14 Mts)10/1
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Justin Langer, 1.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Allan Donald20402.0090000
Shaun Pollock10616.0041000
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia, elected to field first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of Australia
Season2001/02
Player Of The Match
Matthew Hayden
Matthew Hayden
Series resultAustralia led the 3-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 1580
Match daysday (5-day match)
Umpires
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Darrell Hair
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Eddie Nicholls
TV Umpire
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Bob Parry
Match Referee
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Ranjan Madugalle
CLOSE OF PLAY
Wed, 26 Dec - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 89/3 (Jacques Kallis 22*, Neil McKenzie 14*, 40 ov)
Thu, 27 Dec - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 126/0 (Justin Langer 67*, Matthew Hayden 55*, 32.1 ov)
Fri, 28 Dec - day 3 - Australia 1st innings 487/9 (Adam Gilchrist 30*, Glenn McGrath 0*, 138 ov)
Sat, 29 Dec - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 10/1 (3 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • Hours of play: 11.00am - 1.00pm, 1.40pm - 3.40pm, 4.00pm - 6.00pm
  • Scorers: KV O'Neill and CJ Reece
  • 12th Men: BA Williams (Australia) and JL Ontong (South Africa)
  • Mark Waugh's 100th consecutive Test for Australia (England 1993 - South Africa 2001/02)
Day 1
  • Rain delayed the start of play until 12:19pm
  • Lunch: South Africa 17/0 (Gibbs 8, Kirsten 9*, 11 overs)
  • Rain stopped play from 1:51pm to 2.34pm
  • Rain stopped play from 2.43pm to 4.10pm
  • Tea: South Africa 27/1 (Kirsten 10*, Dippenaar 2*, 14.5 overs)
  • South Africa 50 in 111 minutes from 160 balls (26.3 overs)
  • South Africa 1st innings: 1x5 ball over (over 32, Bichel's 7th over)
  • Play abandoned at 6:27pm
  • Attendance: 61,796
Day 2
  • Play commenced at 10.30am and was scheduled to end at 6.30pm
  • South Africa 100 in 204 minutes from 293 balls (48.5 overs)
  • McKenzie struck an all run 4 off Brett Lee (49.2 overs)
  • McKenzie/Kallis 50 partnership in 82 minutes, 118 balls
  • McKenzie 50 in 165 minutes from 117 balls
  • South Africa 150 in 274 minutes from 394 balls (65.3 overs)
  • McKenzie/Boucher 50 partnership in 55 minutes from 70 balls
  • Lunch: South Africa 190/5 (McKenzie 53, Boucher 37, 75 overs)
  • South Africa 200 in 325 minutes from 470 balls (78.1 overs)
  • New Ball taken by Australia after 87.3 overs
  • South Africa 250 in 392 minutes from 575 balls (95.3 overs)
  • Tea: South Africa 277
  • Australia 50 in 49 minutes from 65 balls (10.2 overs)
  • Langer 50 in 107 minutes from 81 balls
  • Hayden 50 in 111 minutes from 73 balls
  • Rain stopped play at 6:24pm
  • Attendance: 30,055
Day 3
  • Play commenced at 10.30am and was scheduled to end at 6.30pm
  • Australia 150 in 168 minutes from 242 balls (39.4 overs)
  • Hayden 100 in 226 minutes from 158 balls, 14x4
  • Australia 200 in 232 minutes from 338 balls (55.4 overs)
  • Ponting struck an all run 4 off Claude Henderson (62.5 overs)
  • Australia 250 in 268 minutes from 388 balls (63.6 overs)
  • Hayden/Ponting 50 partnership in 34 minutes from 49 balls
  • At 130 Hayden reached 1,000 first-class runs for the 2001/02 season (4th time 1000 runs in an Australian season)
  • When Hayden passed 132 runs he broke RB Simpson's Australian Test record for most runs in a calendar year (1381 runs @ 60.04, 3x100 in 1964)
  • Lunch: Australia 267/2 (Hayden 138*, 69.4 overs)
  • Australia 300 in 318 minutes from 474 balls (78.0 overs)
  • New Ball taken by South Africa after 80.3 overs
  • SR Waugh/ME Waugh 50 partnership in 37 minutes from 63 balls
  • Australia 350 in 375 minutes from 558 balls (92.0 overs)
  • Tea: Australia 375/4 (SR Waugh 65*, Martyn 6*, 100 overs)
  • Australia 400 in 430 minutes from 644 balss (106.1 overs)
  • SR Waugh/Martyn 50 partnership in 65 minutes from 86 balls
  • SR Waugh's 90 was his 10th Test innings in the 90s passing MJ Slater's record of 9 times
  • Australia 450 in 490 minutes from 744 balls (122.4 overs)
  • Martyn 50 in 118 minutes from 89 balls, 4x4
  • Attendance: 39,494
Day 4
  • Play commenced at 10.30am and was scheduled to end at 6.30pm
  • South Africa 50 in 67 minutes from 93 balls (15.3 overs)
  • Lunch: South Africa 97/3 (Kallis 36*, McKenzie 5*, 31 overs)
  • South Africa 100 in 134 minutes from 190 balls (31.2 overs)
  • Kallis 50 in 170 minutes from 113 balls, 5x4
  • South Africa 150 in 236 minutes from 323 balls (53.3 overs)
  • South Africa 200 in 310 minutes from 424 balls (70.2 overs)
  • Match finished at 5:49pm
  • Attendance: 21,680