11th Match (D/N), Sydney, February 05, 2006, VB Series
(50 ov, T:345) 287/6

Australia won by 57 runs

Player Of The Match
88 (66) & 2 catches
Australia INNINGS (50 overs maximum)
Adam Gilchrist c †Boucher b Langeveldt8866-140133.33
Simon Katich c Kemp b van der Wath1117-1064.70
Ricky Ponting (c)c Gibbs b Botha7261-80118.03
Andrew Symonds c Hall b Smith712-1058.33
Damien Martyn run out (Smith/†Boucher)7975-50105.33
Michael Clarke c Rudolph b Hall2737-0072.97
Michael Hussey not out 4733-41142.42
Extras(lb 4, nb 1, w 8)13
TOTAL50 Ov (RR: 6.88)344/6
Fall of wickets: 1-65 (Simon Katich, 8.1 ov), 2-138 (Adam Gilchrist, 17.1 ov), 3-168 (Andrew Symonds, 22.1 ov), 4-203 (Ricky Ponting, 29.3 ov), 5-263 (Michael Clarke, 40.5 ov), 6-344 (Damien Martyn, 49.6 ov)
Johan van der Wath1007617.60279110
8.1 to SM Katich, OUT!!fraction short outside off stump, nipping away, Katich goes for the cut and gets the outside edge, good catch taken by Kemp at wide first slip. 65/1
Monde Zondeki4042010.5096020
Andrew Hall1006916.90238010
40.5 to MJ Clarke, OUT good length ball on the off stump, batsman lofts it flat and straight to Rudolph at long-on. 263/5
Charl Langeveldt604918.16147021
17.1 to AC Gilchrist, short ball on the off stump, moving away, Gilchrist goes back and pulls, gets the top edge and ball goes high up in the air, Boucher gets underneath and takes the skier. 138/2
Graeme Smith1005215.20202020
22.1 to A Symonds, arm ball just outside off stump, Symonds tries to hit over straight, mistimes it completely and ball goes in the air, Hall at mid-off runs back and takes a very good catch. 168/3
Johan Botha1005215.20201000
29.3 to RT Ponting, OUT! flighted ball around the off stump, Ponting moves forward and tries to work it away, turns it straight to Gibbs at mid-wicket, simple catch taken. 203/4
South Africa INNINGS (Target: 345 runs from 50 overs)
Graeme Smith (c)c †Gilchrist b Lee68-1075.00
Boeta Dippenaar c Hussey b Clark2729-4093.10
Herschelle Gibbs c †Gilchrist b Symonds4654-6085.18
Mark Boucher c Hopes b Symonds7683-3291.56
Justin Kemp c Bracken b Hogg2836-3077.77
Ashwell Prince run out (Ponting)2537-0067.56
Jacques Rudolph not out 3139-2079.48
Johan van der Wath not out 3716-24231.25
Extras(lb 7, nb 2, w 2)11
TOTAL50 Ov (RR: 5.74)287/6
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Graeme Smith, 2.1 ov), 2-52 (Boeta Dippenaar, 10.3 ov), 3-105 (Herschelle Gibbs, 19.2 ov), 4-172 (Justin Kemp, 31.6 ov), 5-199 (Mark Boucher, 36.3 ov), 6-236 (Ashwell Prince, 44.4 ov)
Brett Lee603115.16223011
2.1 to GC Smith, OUT! short ball banged in on the leg stump, shaping in, Smith tries to tuck it away and gets the glove, Gilchrist takes a great one-handed catch down the leg, amazing diving catch!. 7/1
Nathan Bracken905105.66303210
Stuart Clark1007017.00319201
10.3 to HH Dippenaar, OUT: length delivery outside leg stump, Dippenaar lofts it on the front-foot but hits it high in the air to deep forward square leg, Hussey runs backwards and takes a great catch. 52/2
James Hopes503507.00114000
Andrew Symonds1004224.20282000
19.2 to HH Gibbs, OUT! arm ball on the off stump, Gibbs tries to work it awy through square leg, ball just clips the pads and onto Gilchrist, Gibbs drags his foot outside, Gilchrist does the rest. 105/3
36.3 to MV Boucher, OUT flat one on the stumps, Boucher tries to loft it over the ropes but gets it high up in the air to long-on where Hopes takes a good catch just inside the ropes. 199/5
Brad Hogg1005115.10220200
31.6 to JM Kemp, OUT flighted ball, wrong'un, kemp tries to loft it over long-on, mistimes and ball goes high up in the air to long-off, Bracken takes a simple catch. 172/4
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TossAustralia, elected to bat first
Player Of The Match
Adam Gilchrist
Match numberODI no. 2323
Match daysdaynight (50-over match)
Player Replacement
Charl Langeveldt for Monde Zondeki (Australia 1st innings, 14.0 ov)
James Hopes for Simon Katich (South Africa 1st innings, 10.3 ov)
Aleem Dar
Peter Parker
TV Umpire
Bob Parry
Match Referee
New Zealand
Jeff Crowe
PointsAustralia 4, South Africa 0
  • 4th Umpire - RD Goodger
South Africa Innings
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