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Australia v South Africa, 1st Test, Perth

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16-Dec-2005
Australia 258 (Ponting 71, Ntini 5-64) and 8 for 528 dec (Hodge 203*, Hussey 58, Ponting 53) drew with South Africa 296 (de Villiers 68, Boucher 62, Lee 5-93) and 5 for 287 (Rudolph 102*, Kemp 55)
Scorecard and ball-by-ball details
5th day
Bulletin - Resolute Rudolph thwarts Australia
Verdict - Fighting the good fight
Quotes - Smith confident after marathon draw
Gallery - South Africa stick it out
News - South Africa issue complaint over crowd
4th day
Bulletin - Hodge makes his first century a double
Verdict - A hurrah for Hodge
News - Langer misses second Test
Ashwell Prince interview - Filling Jonty's boots
Gallery - Hodge's day in the sun
3rd day
Bulletin - Hodge and Hussey tilt the scales
Verdict - Patience pays
Gallery - The Hodge and Hussey show
2nd day
Bulletin - Boucher and Lee set up tense contest
Verdict - Waxing Warne
Herschelle Gibbs interview - South Africa's natural born thriller
Gallery - Tense battle for high ground
1st day
Bulletin - Ntini five-for restricts Australia to 258
Verdict - The middle order comes a cropper
Gallery - Ntini rocks Australia with five-for
Preview package
Preview - Talking the talk
Quotes - Lillee happy for Warne to take record
News - Kallis battles to get fit