Andy Flower lofts the ball towards the hoarding and a $50,000 reward
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Andy Flower's winter in Australia proved more lucrative than expected when he collected a Aus$50,000 prize for hitting an ING advertising hoarding during South Australia's ING Cup match against Western Australia. Flower swept the ball over midwicket to become the sixth player during the 12-year sponsorship to win the prize.

In an impressive innings, his first at home for the Redbacks, Flower hit 74 off 73 deliveries, the winning six coming in the 45th over off WA's Marcus North. Flower and youngster Mark Cosgrove (50 from 75 balls) put on 107 runs for the fifth-wicket from 121 balls to help SA to a solid total.

But despite Flower's personal success, it was a poor day for South Australia as they went down to a comprehensive seven-wicket defeat with Murray Goodwin (80) and Mike Hussey (84*) putting on an unbeaten 153 for the fourth wicket in 121 balls.

In 2001-02 Hussey collected Aus $200,000 for hitting a simlar sign at Perth.