result
1st ODI (D/N), Melbourne, Jan 16 2009, South Africa tour of Australia
(49.3/50 ov)272/7
South Africa won by 3 wickets (with 3 balls remaining)
player of the match
Albie Morkel
South Africa
Australia INNINGS (50 overs maximum)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Shaun Marsh c †Boucher b M Morkel79971484181.44
Michael Hussey c †Boucher b Steyn61191054.54
Ricky Ponting (c)c †Boucher b Botha4654715085.18
Michael Clarke c Amla b JA Morkel1938391050.00
David Hussey  b JA Morkel52506350104.00
Cameron White  b Botha2124312087.50
Brad Haddin run out (JA Morkel)19121920158.33
James Hopes c van Jaarsveld b M Morkel2490050.00
Nathan Bracken not out 1281010150.00
Ben Hilfenhaus not out 1250050.00
Extras(b 2, lb 3, w 9)14
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 5.42)271/8
Did not bat: Shaun Tait 
Fall of wickets: 1-8 (Michael Hussey, 2.5 ov), 2-102 (Ricky Ponting, 20.5 ov), 3-146 (Michael Clarke, 31.3 ov), 4-174 (Shaun Marsh, 37.1 ov), 5-223 (Cameron White, 44.6 ov), 6-231 (David Hussey, 45.6 ov), 7-254 (James Hopes, 47.6 ov), 8-259 (Brad Haddin, 48.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dale Steyn1024914.90365020
Albie Morkel905826.44216000
Jacques Kallis1003503.50301000
Morne Morkel1006826.80287020
Johan Botha1005025.00262110
Jean-Paul Duminy10606.0010000
South Africa INNINGS (target: 272 runs from 50 overs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Herschelle Gibbs  b Hilfenhaus2228323078.57
Hashim Amla  b Tait1340033.33
Jacques Kallis  b Clarke4149704083.67
Jean-Paul Duminy c White b Bracken71931310076.34
Neil McKenzie c Ponting b Hilfenhaus63801056078.75
Mark Boucher  b Tait014000.00
Vaughn van Jaarsveld run out (Ponting)4770057.14
Albie Morkel not out 40183841222.22
Johan Botha (c)not out 1218331066.66
Extras(lb 10, w 8)18
TOTAL(49.3 Ov, RR: 5.49)272/7
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Hashim Amla, 1.2 ov), 2-36 (Herschelle Gibbs, 7.4 ov), 3-90 (Jacques Kallis, 18.3 ov), 4-213 (Jean-Paul Duminy, 40.6 ov), 5-215 (Mark Boucher, 41.3 ov), 6-219 (Vaughn van Jaarsveld, 42.5 ov), 7-221 (Neil McKenzie, 43.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Nathan Bracken1024914.90280100
Shaun Tait1004324.30342030
Ben Hilfenhaus9.315525.78296030
James Hopes1005105.09233000
David Hussey503507.0094000
Michael Clarke502915.80153020
MATCH DETAILS
Melbourne Cricket Ground
TossAustralia, elected to bat first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of Australia
Season2008/09
Player Of The Match
Albie Morkel
Albie Morkel
Series resultSouth Africa led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberODI no. 2795
Hours of play (local time)14.15 start, First Session 14.15-17.45 Interval 17.45-18.30, Second Session 18.30-22.00
Match days16 January 2009 - daynight(50-over match)
ODI debut
Vaughn van Jaarsveld
Vaughn van Jaarsveld
Umpires
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Bruce Oxenford
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Ian Gould
TV Umpire
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Rod Tucker
Reserve Umpire
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Tony Ward
Match Referee
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Ranjan Madugalle
MATCH NOTES
  • Crowd: 39,371
  • 12th Men: NM Hauritz and M Ntini
  • Australia innings
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • Australia: 50 runs in 10.4 overs (65 balls), Extras 3
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 53 balls (SE Marsh 16, RT Ponting 32, Ex 2)
  • Drinks: Australia - 87/1 in 18.0 overs (SE Marsh 34, RT Ponting 44)
  • Australia: 100 runs in 20.3 overs (124 balls), Extras 3
  • SE Marsh: 50 off 66 balls (4 x 4)
  • Australia: 150 runs in 32.4 overs (198 balls), Extras 5
  • Drinks: Australia - 170/3 in 36.0 overs (SE Marsh 79, DJ Hussey 14)
  • Power Play 3: Overs 41.1 - 46.0
  • Australia: 200 runs in 42.5 overs (260 balls), Extras 6
  • DJ Hussey: 50 off 47 balls (5 x 4)
  • Australia: 250 runs in 47.3 overs (289 balls), Extras 11
  • Innings Break: Australia - 271/8 in 50.0 overs (NW Bracken 12, BW Hilfenhaus 1)
  • South Africa innings
  • Power Play 2: Overs 10.1 - 15.0
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 12.1 overs (76 balls), Extras 7
  • Drinks: South Africa - 86/2 in 18.0 overs (JH Kallis 37, JP Duminy 19)
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 62 balls (JH Kallis 31, JP Duminy 19, Ex 0)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 21.4 overs (136 balls), Extras 11
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 73 balls (JP Duminy 20, ND McKenzie 21, Ex 9)
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 31.5 overs (198 balls), Extras 16
  • JP Duminy: 50 off 73 balls
  • Drinks: South Africa - 178/3 in 36.0 overs (JP Duminy 58, ND McKenzie 40)
  • 4th Wicket: 100 runs in 126 balls (JP Duminy 46, ND McKenzie 46, Ex 9)
  • ND McKenzie: 50 off 66 balls (5 x 4)
  • South Africa: 200 runs in 39.4 overs (245 balls), Extras 16
  • Power Play 3: Overs 44.1 - 49.0
  • South Africa: 250 runs in 47.1 overs (291 balls), Extras 18
  • 8th Wicket: 50 runs in 33 balls (JA Morkel 38, J Botha 11, Ex 1)