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RESULT
2nd Test, Sydney, October 17 - 20, 2003, Zimbabwe tour of Australia
308 & 266
(T: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
TOTAL107.2 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
4.1 to DD Ebrahim, . 15/1
82.4 to GM Ewing, . 222/7
Brad Williams2365822.521168011
13.2 to MA Vermeulen, . 47/3
31.2 to CB Wishart, . 95/4
Andy Bichel24.276642.711219013
12.1 to TR Gripper, . 45/2
87.2 to SV Carlisle, . 243/8
101.5 to RW Price, . 296/9
107.2 to NB Mahwire, . 308/10
Brad Hogg2384922.131156010
49.5 to T Taibu, . 151/5
80.5 to HH Streak, . 218/6
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
TOTAL103.3 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
84.2 to AC Gilchrist, . 347/6
Andy Blignaut2028334.159411006
1.1 to JL Langer, . 7/1
13.1 to ML Hayden, . 51/2
100.5 to AJ Bichel, . 394/9
Blessing Mahwire1016106.10389006
Ray Price41.3612162.9119310300
31.1 to DR Martyn, . 148/3
65.4 to SR Waugh, . 283/4
75.5 to RT Ponting, . 306/5
95.2 to GB Hogg, . 375/7
97.2 to SM Katich, . 384/8
103.3 to BA Williams, . 403/10
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
TOTAL91.5 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
0.4 to DD Ebrahim, . 0/1
24.3 to MA Vermeulen, . 93/2
Andy Bichel1956403.369210003
Brad Hogg3197012.251559101
72.2 to GM Ewing, . 216/7
Simon Katich25.536562.5112410000
27.2 to SV Carlisle, . 103/3
31.2 to TR Gripper, . 114/4
54.6 to CB Wishart, . 176/5
83.1 to T Taibu, . 230/8
87.3 to RW Price, . 244/9
91.5 to AM Blignaut, . 266/10
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
TOTAL29.1 Ov (RR: 5.89, 140 Mts)172/1
Fall of wickets: 1-21 (Justin Langer, 4.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Heath Streak914615.11357000
4.5 to JL Langer, . 21/1
Andy Blignaut403508.75155004
Ray Price12.106305.17427100
Trevor Gripper10202.0040000
Gavin Ewing302006.66110200
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MATCH DETAILS
Sydney Cricket Ground
TossZimbabwe, elected to bat first
Series
Season2003/04
Player Of The Match
Australia
Ricky Ponting
Player Of The Series
Australia
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
New Zealand
Billy Bowden
India
Srinivas Venkataraghavan
TV Umpire
Australia
Peter Parker
Match Referee
India
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
Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
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)