result
2nd Test, Sydney, Oct 17 - 20 2003, Zimbabwe tour of Australia
308 & 266
(target 172)403 & 172/1
Australia won by 9 wickets
Player Of The Match
169 & 53*
ricky-ponting
Player Of The Series
501 runs
matthew-hayden
Zimbabwe 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Dion Ebrahim  b Lee912192075.00
Trevor Gripper c †Gilchrist b Bichel1532562046.87
Mark Vermeulen lbw b Williams1732442053.12
Stuart Carlisle c Ponting b Bichel11821329815255.39
Craig Wishart c †Gilchrist b Williams1462691022.58
Tatenda Taibu c †Gilchrist b Hogg2770785038.57
Heath Streak (c)lbw b Hogg14891171015.73
Gavin Ewing c Martyn b Lee2590040.00
Andy Blignaut not out 38721097052.77
Ray Price c Williams b Bichel2046623043.47
Blessing Mahwire c †Gilchrist b Bichel620221030.00
Extras(b 4, lb 12, nb 9, w 3)28
TOTAL(107.2 Ov, RR: 2.86, 441 Mts)308
Fall of wickets: 1-15 (Dion Ebrahim, 4.1 ov), 2-45 (Trevor Gripper, 12.1 ov), 3-47 (Mark Vermeulen, 13.2 ov), 4-95 (Craig Wishart, 31.2 ov), 5-151 (Tatenda Taibu, 49.5 ov), 6-218 (Heath Streak, 80.5 ov), 7-222 (Gavin Ewing, 82.4 ov), 8-243 (Stuart Carlisle, 87.2 ov), 9-296 (Ray Price, 101.5 ov), 10-308 (Blessing Mahwire, 107.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Brett Lee2357823.3911112005
Brad Williams2365822.521168011
Andy Bichel24.276642.711219013
Brad Hogg2384922.131156010
Steve Waugh40701.75190000
Simon Katich702503.57332200
Damien Martyn31903.00152000
Australia 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Justin Langer c Streak b Blignaut2460050.00
Matthew Hayden c Carlisle b Blignaut2039603051.28
Ricky Ponting  b Price16924931423267.87
Damien Martyn lbw b Price3250823064.00
Steve Waugh (c)c Carlisle b Price61981329062.24
Simon Katich  b Price52861448060.46
Adam Gilchrist  b Streak2025362180.00
Brad Hogg c Ebrahim b Price1339460033.33
Andy Bichel c Wishart b Blignaut515301033.33
Brett Lee not out 617261035.29
Brad Williams c & b Price711110063.63
Extras(lb 2, nb 13, w 1)16
TOTAL(103.3 Ov, RR: 3.89, 448 Mts)403
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Justin Langer, 1.1 ov), 2-51 (Matthew Hayden, 13.1 ov), 3-148 (Damien Martyn, 31.1 ov), 4-283 (Steve Waugh, 65.4 ov), 5-306 (Ricky Ponting, 75.5 ov), 6-347 (Adam Gilchrist, 84.2 ov), 7-375 (Brad Hogg, 95.2 ov), 8-384 (Simon Katich, 97.2 ov), 9-394 (Andy Bichel, 100.5 ov), 10-403 (Brad Williams, 103.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Heath Streak2138313.959211011
Andy Blignaut2028334.159411006
Blessing Mahwire1016106.10389006
Ray Price41.3612162.9119310300
Gavin Ewing1115304.81459000
Zimbabwe 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Dion Ebrahim c Katich b Williams043000.00
Trevor Gripper c Hayden b Katich47871298054.02
Mark Vermeulen c Waugh b Williams4870958068.57
Stuart Carlisle c Williams b Katich510121050.00
Craig Wishart st †Gilchrist b Katich4589947050.56
Tatenda Taibu c Ponting b Katich351501814023.33
Heath Streak (c)run out (Katich/†Gilchrist)2550535050.00
Gavin Ewing c †Gilchrist b Hogg057000.00
Andy Blignaut c Williams b Katich4463697169.84
Ray Price lbw b Katich01413000.00
Blessing Mahwire not out 11315007.69
Extras(b 6, lb 5, nb 4, w 1)16
TOTAL(91.5 Ov, RR: 2.89, 342 Mts)266
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Dion Ebrahim, 0.4 ov), 2-93 (Mark Vermeulen, 24.3 ov), 3-103 (Stuart Carlisle, 27.2 ov), 4-114 (Trevor Gripper, 31.2 ov), 5-176 (Craig Wishart, 54.6 ov), 6-212 (Heath Streak, 70.3 ov), 7-216 (Gavin Ewing, 72.2 ov), 8-230 (Tatenda Taibu, 83.1 ov), 9-244 (Ray Price, 87.3 ov), 10-266 (Andy Blignaut, 91.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Brad Williams1685623.507811010
Andy Bichel1956403.369210003
Brad Hogg3197012.251559101
Simon Katich25.536562.5112410000
Australia 2nd INNINGS (target: 172 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Justin Langer c †Taibu b Streak823240034.78
Matthew Hayden not out 10185140113118.82
Ricky Ponting not out 53711158074.64
Extras(b 3, lb 3, nb 4)10
TOTAL(29.1 Ov, RR: 5.89, 140 Mts)172/1
Fall of wickets: 1-21 (Justin Langer, 4.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Heath Streak914615.11357000
Andy Blignaut403508.75155004
Ray Price12.106305.17427100
Trevor Gripper10202.0040000
Gavin Ewing302006.66110200
MATCH DETAILS
Sydney Cricket Ground
TossZimbabwe, elected to bat first
SeriesZimbabwe tour of Australia
Season2003/04
Player Of The Match
Ricky Ponting
Ricky Ponting
Player Of The Series
Matthew Hayden
Matthew Hayden
Series resultAustralia won the 2-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 1663
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Brad Williams
Brad Williams
Gavin Ewing
Gavin Ewing
Umpires
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Billy Bowden
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Srinivas Venkataraghavan
TV Umpire
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Peter Parker
Match Referee
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Gundappa Viswanath
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 17 Oct - day 1 - Zimbabwe 1st innings 256/8 (Andy Blignaut 9*, Ray Price 7*, 90 ov)
Sat, 18 Oct - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 245/3 (Ricky Ponting 137*, Steve Waugh 43*, 56.5 ov)
Sun, 19 Oct - day 3 - Zimbabwe 2nd innings 151/4 (Craig Wishart 32*, Tatenda Taibu 13*, 44.4 ov)
Mon, 20 Oct - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 172/1 (29.1 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • Hours of Play: 10.30am - 12.30pm, 1.10pm - 3.10pm, 3.30pm - 5.30pm (90 overs per day)
  • 12th Men: NW Bracken (Australia) and S Matsikenyeri (Zimbabwe)
  • Scorers: CL Bennison and R Kelleher
Day 1
  • Zimbabwe 50 in 75 mins, off 16.1 overs
  • Lunch: Zimbabwe 86/3 (Carlisle 26*, Wishart 11*, 28 overs)
  • Zimbabwe 100 in 140 mins, off 32.1 overs
  • Carlisle/Taibu 50 partnership in 61 mins, off 83 balls
  • Zimbabwe 150 in 209 mins, off 48.4 overs
  • Carlisle 50 in 156 mins, off 96 balls, 9x4
  • Tea: Zimbabwe 164/5 (Carlisle 59*, Streak 4*, 59 overs
  • Zimbabwe 200 in 294 mins, off 73.3 overs
  • Carlisle/Streak 50 partnership in 80 mins, off 143 balls
  • Carlisle 100 in 261 mins, off 193 balls, 13x4, 2x6
  • Zimbabwe 250 in 362 mins, off 88.3 overs
  • Attendance: 5455
Day 2
  • Blignaut/Price 50 partnership in 56 mins, off 82 balls
  • Zimbabwe 300 in 435 mins, off 106 overs
  • Lunch: Australia 31/1 (Hayden 8*, Ponting 19*, 8 overs)
  • Austraia 50 in 59 mins, off 12.5 overs
  • Ponting 50 in 79 mins, off 51 balls, 9x4
  • Australia 100 in 95 mins, off 20.1 overs
  • Ponting/Martyn 50 partnership in 35 mins, off 47 balls
  • Australia 1st innings: 1x5-ball over (31st over - Streak's 10th over)
  • Australia 150 in 145 mins, off 31.2 overs
  • Tea: Australia 162/3 (Ponting 97*, Waugh 4*, 35 overs)
  • Ponting 100 in 154 mins, off 113 balls, 16x1, 1x6
  • Ponting/Waugh 50 partnership in 42 mins, off 77 balls
  • Australia 200 in 188 mins, off 44.4 overs
  • Bad light ended play at 4.54pm. Stumps were called at 5.50pm.
  • Attendance: 5707
Day 3
  • Play commenced at 10.00am with a minimum of 103.1 overs to be bowled. Stumps were scheduled for 5.52pm.
  • Ponting/Waugh 100 partnership in 107 mins, off 173 balls
  • Australia 250 in 253 mins, off 60 overs
  • Waugh 50 in 117 mins, off 87 balls, 7x4
  • Ponting 150 in 258 mins, off 205 balls, 21x4, 2x6
  • Australia 300 in 316 mins, off 74.2 overs
  • Australia 1st innings: Second new ball taken after 82 overs
  • Australia 350 in 374 mins, off 87.3 overs
  • Lunch: Australia 360/6 (Katich 33*, Hogg 10*, 93 overs)
  • Katich 50 in 141 mins, off 84 balls, 8x4
  • Australia 400 in 444 mins, off 102.2 overs
  • Zimbabwe 50 in 45 mins, off 10.3 overs
  • Gripper/Vermeulen 50 partnership in 42 mins, off 60 balls
  • Tea: Zimbabwe 56/1 (Gripper 18*, Vermeulen 37*, 13 overs)
  • Zimbabwe 100 in 106 mins, off 26.1 overs
  • Zimbabwe 150 in 170 mins, off 43.3 overs
  • Bad light ended play at 5.31pm. Stumps were called at 5.46pm.
  • Attendance: 6058
Day 4
  • Play commenced at 10.00am with a minimum of 99.2 overs to be bowled. Stumps were scheduled for 5.36pm.
  • Wishart/Taibu 50 partnership in 59 mins, off 106 balls
  • Zimbabwe 200 in 215 mins, off 67.2 overs
  • Lunch: Zimbabwe 243/8 (Blignaut 23*, Price 0*, 87 overs)
  • Zimbabwe 250 in 330 mins, off 88.3 overs
  • Australia 50 in 62 mins, off 11.5 overs
  • Hayden/Ponting 50 partnership in 49 mins, off 58 balls
  • Blignaut conceded 21 runs in his 4th over: Ponting 2 4 4 4 LB1; Hayden NB4 1
  • Hayden 50 in 88 mins, off 48 balls, 6x4, 1x6
  • Australia 100 in 91 mins, off 17.1 overs
  • Tea: Australia 107/1 (Hayden 57*, Ponting 33*, 18 overs)
  • Hayden/Ponting 100 partnership in 81 mins, off 99 balls
  • Ponting 50 in 92 mins, off 57 balls, 8x4
  • Australia 150 in 124 mins, off 25.3 overs
  • Hayden 100 in 136 mins, off 84 balls, 11x4, 3x6
  • Hayden/Ponting 150 partnership in 111 mins, off 147 balls
  • Match ended at 4.16pm
  • Attendance: 1312 (Total: 18,532)