result
3rd Test, Sydney, Jan 2 - 6 2006, South Africa tour of Australia
451/9d & 194/6d
(60.3 ov, target 287)359 & 288/2
Australia won by 8 wickets
player of the match
Ricky Ponting
Australia
South Africa 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
AB de Villiers c †Gilchrist b Lee218250011.11
Graeme Smith (c)lbw b Lee39771256050.64
Herschelle Gibbs  b McGrath2749645055.10
Jacques Kallis c McGrath b Symonds11127536117040.36
Ashwell Prince lbw b Warne11927139513043.91
Jacques Rudolph c †Gilchrist b McGrath381101385034.54
Mark Boucher c †Gilchrist b MacGill523290021.73
Shaun Pollock c Hodge b Lee4664863071.87
Johan Botha not out 2046622043.47
Andre Nel c Hodge b Warne1281020150.00
Charl Langeveldt not out 1340033.33
Extras(b 9, lb 6, nb 16)31
TOTAL(154.4 Ov, RR: 2.91, 660 Mts)451/9d
Fall of wickets: 1-16 (AB de Villiers, 5.6 ov), 2-69 (Herschelle Gibbs, 20.3 ov), 3-86 (Graeme Smith, 28.1 ov), 4-305 (Jacques Kallis, 104.3 ov), 5-344 (Ashwell Prince, 121.5 ov), 6-355 (Mark Boucher, 128.4 ov), 7-394 (Jacques Rudolph, 140.5 ov), 8-433 (Shaun Pollock, 152.1 ov), 9-449 (Andre Nel, 153.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Glenn McGrath34176521.9117911000
Brett Lee30.478232.6715090011
Andrew Symonds2346913.001099003
Shane Warne36510622.941519000
Michael Hussey201206.0092002
Stuart MacGill29510213.5112313000
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Justin Langer  b Langeveldt25202330125.00
Matthew Hayden  b Langeveldt411150036.36
Ricky Ponting (c)lbw b Kallis12017425712168.96
Brad Hodge c Rudolph b Nel623330026.08
Michael Hussey c †Boucher b Botha451111498040.54
Andrew Symonds lbw b Nel1251771023.52
Adam Gilchrist c †Boucher b Nel8610915610278.89
Shane Warne c †Boucher b Nel011000.00
Brett Lee c Smith b Kallis1740493042.50
Stuart MacGill c Nel b Pollock29215250138.09
Glenn McGrath not out 11233008.33
Extras(lb 10, nb 2, w 2)14
TOTAL(95.1 Ov, RR: 3.77, 431 Mts)359
Fall of wickets: 1-22 (Matthew Hayden, 3.5 ov), 2-35 (Justin Langer, 5.4 ov), 3-54 (Brad Hodge, 14.2 ov), 4-184 (Michael Hussey, 49.6 ov), 5-222 (Ricky Ponting, 63.2 ov), 6-226 (Andrew Symonds, 66.5 ov), 7-226 (Shane Warne, 66.6 ov), 8-263 (Brett Lee, 77.5 ov), 9-322 (Stuart MacGill, 88.3 ov), 10-359 (Adam Gilchrist, 95.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Shaun Pollock25310914.3610310202
Charl Langeveldt24410824.5010215110
Andre Nel24.138143.3510710000
Jacques Kallis1542521.66763010
Johan Botha722613.71294000
South Africa 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Graeme Smith (c)lbw b McGrath59120055.55
AB de Villiers lbw b Lee1470025.00
Herschelle Gibbs run out (Hodge)67749911090.54
Jacques Kallis not out 50961803052.08
Ashwell Prince c Ponting b MacGill1830392060.00
Jacques Rudolph c McGrath b MacGill4750057.14
Mark Boucher st †Gilchrist b MacGill1113142084.61
Shaun Pollock not out 26212421123.80
Extras(b 3, lb 4, nb 2, w 3)12
TOTAL(42 Ov, RR: 4.61, 200 Mts)194/6d
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (AB de Villiers, 1.3 ov), 2-6 (Graeme Smith, 2.4 ov), 3-92 (Herschelle Gibbs, 21.4 ov), 4-123 (Ashwell Prince, 30.6 ov), 5-129 (Jacques Rudolph, 32.3 ov), 6-152 (Mark Boucher, 36.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Glenn McGrath1526114.06648001
Brett Lee1034814.80437001
Shane Warne1114504.09393030
Stuart MacGill613335.50192100
Australia 2nd INNINGS (target: 287 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Justin Langer  b Langeveldt2032495062.50
Matthew Hayden c Smith b Botha9013419711067.16
Ricky Ponting (c)not out 14315920216089.93
Brad Hodge not out 2742513064.28
Extras(lb 1, nb 4, w 3)8
TOTAL(60.3 Ov, RR: 4.76, 258 Mts)288/2
Fall of wickets: 1-30 (Justin Langer, 11.2 ov), 2-212 (Matthew Hayden, 44.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Shaun Pollock1425503.92597012
Charl Langeveldt1415213.71606002
Andre Nel704606.57238000
Johan Botha12.307716.163811010
Jacques Kallis20804.0060000
Jacques Rudolph1104904.45343010
MATCH DETAILS
Sydney Cricket Ground
TossSouth Africa, elected to bat first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of Australia
Season2005/06
Player Of The Match
Ricky Ponting
Ricky Ponting
Player Of The Series
Ricky Ponting
Ricky Ponting
Series resultAustralia won the 3-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 1780
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Johan Botha
Johan Botha
Umpires
Pakistan Image
Aleem Dar
New Zealand Image
Billy Bowden
TV Umpire
Australia Image
Bob Parry
Match Referee
England Image
Chris Broad
CLOSE OF PLAY
Mon, 02 Jan - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 230/3 (Jacques Kallis 80*, Ashwell Prince 62*, 74 ov)
Tue, 03 Jan - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 54/3 (Ricky Ponting 13*, 14.2 ov)
Wed, 04 Jan - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 4/1 (Graeme Smith 3*, 1.3 ov)
Thu, 05 Jan - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 94/3 (Jacques Kallis 14*, Ashwell Prince 0*, 22 ov)
Fri, 06 Jan - day 5 - Australia 2nd innings 288/2 (60.3 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • 4th Umpire - RJ Tucker
  • 12th Men: NW Bracken (Australia) and N Boje (South Africa)
Day 1
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 15.2 overs (93 balls), Extras 9
  • Drinks: South Africa - 52/1 in 18.0 overs (GC Smith 25, HH Gibbs 16)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 31.2 overs (191 balls), Extras 12
  • Lunch: South Africa - 103/3 in 34.0 overs (JH Kallis 14, AG Prince 8)
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 49.4 overs (304 balls), Extras 17
  • JH Kallis: 50 off 116 balls (8x4)
  • AG Prince: 50 off 106 balls (5x4)
  • South Africa: 200 runs in 65.4 overs (403 balls), Extras 20
Day 2
  • South Africa: 250 in 86.4 overs (529 balls), Extras 22
  • Drinks: South Africa - 253/3 (Kallis 90, Prince 73)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 280/3 (Kallis 98, Prince 90)
  • JH Kallis: 100 off 266 balls, (16x4)
  • South Africa: 300 in 102.1 overs (624 balls), Extras 25
  • AG Prince: 100 off 214 balls, (11x4)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 347/5 (Rudolph 20, Boucher 2)
  • South Africa: 350 in 124.3 overs (762 balls), Extras 29
  • Tea: South Africa - 390/6 (Rudolph 38, Pollock 19)
  • South Africa: 400 in 142.2 overs (869 balls), Extras 30
  • Drinks: South Africa - 433/8 (Botha 16)
  • South Africa: 450 in 154.2 overs (942 balls), Extras 31
  • Australia 1st innings
  • Australia: 50 in 13 overs (78 balls), Extras 6
Day 3
  • Drinks: Australia - 92/3 (Ponting 42, Hussey 9)
  • RT Ponting: 50 off 68 balls, (4x4, 1x6)
  • Australia: 100 in 25.4 overs (154 balls), Extras 6
  • Australia: 150 in 43.4 overs (262 balls), Extras 7
  • Drinks: Australia - 194/4 (Ponting 99, Symonds 3)
  • RT Ponting: 100 off 143 balls, (10x4, 1x6)
  • Australia: 200 in 54.5 overs (329 balls), Extras 12
  • Australia: 250 in 74.4 overs (448 balls), Extras 12
  • Drinks: Australia - 270/8 (Gilchrist 23, MacGill 6)
  • Australia: 300 in 86.1 overs (517 balls), Extras 13
  • AC Gilchrist: 50 off 80 balls, (7x4)
  • Australia: 350 in 93.3 overs (562 balls), Extras 14
Day 4
  • Drinks: South Africa - 73/2 (Gibbs 34, Kallis 1)
  • South Africa: 50 in 12.5 overs (79 balls), Extras 2
  • HH Gibbs: 50 off 58 balls, (9x4)
Day 5
  • South Africa 100 off 25.1 overs (153 balls)
  • South Africa 150 off 35.4 overs (216 balls)
  • Kallis 50 in 178 mins, off 96 balls, 3x4
  • Lunch: Australia 31/1 (Hayden 8*, Ponting 1*, 12 overs)
  • Australia 50 off 15.1 overs (92 balls)
  • Hayden/Ponting 50 partnership off 44 balls
  • Australia 100 off 22.1 overs (135 balls)
  • Hayden 50 in 123 mins, off 81 balls, 7x4
  • Ponting 50 in 75 mins, off 52 balls, 7x4
  • Hayden/Ponting 100 partnership in 76 mins, off 97 balls
  • Australia 150 off 30 overs (184 balls)
  • Hayden/Ponting 150 partnership off 165 balls
  • Tea: Australia 182/1 (Hayden 75*, Ponting 81*, 39 overs)
  • Australia 200 off 41.5 overs (255 balls)
  • Australia 250 off 52.4 overs (320 balls)
  • Ponting/Hodge 50 partnership off 72 balls