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TEST MATCH

AUSTRALIA v SOUTH AFRICA
W.A.C.A. GROUND, PERTH
DECEMBER 17, 2008
Result: SOUTH AFRICA
Runs Per Wicket: 40.9 | Scoring Rate: 3.4
Scorecard on ESPNCricinfo
South Africa in Australia Test Series


FORMBOOK EXPECTATION [?]

TEAM WIN.
EXP.
BAT BOWL OVERALL EXPE.
Australia 53% 36 33 33 256
South Africa 42% 31 29 32 460

SCORE SUMMARY

INNS BATTING TEAM R D BF
1 Australia 375 10 593
2 South Africa 281 10 539
3 Australia 319 10 582
4 South Africa 414 4 716

TWENTY MATCH RATINGS HISTORY [?]

This chart shows the twenty match rating history for the two teams upto the start of the current match.

2.0 1.5 1.0 0.5 SOUTH AFRICA AUSTRALIA 1912-07-15 1935-07-27 1955-03-26 1965-03-03 1977-07-07 1985-11-08 1994-03-25 1999-09-22 2004-03-08 2008-11-19

MATCH PROGRESS

AUSTRALIA PTS SOUTH AFRICA PTS 0 228 455 683 910 1138 1366 1593 1821 2048 0 228 455 683 910 1138 1366 1593 1821 2048 1st 2nd 3rd 4th

PROGRESS TABLE

This table shows the progress of the match by each partnership. This progress is illustrated in the chart above.

I WKT RPW T1P T2P T1PT T2PT
4 5 40.9 1266 1512 0.46 0.54
4 4 37.6 1220 1336 0.48 0.52
4 3 35.0 1149 1159 0.5 0.5
4 2 35.8 1124 1170 0.49 0.51
4 1 32.1 1047 941 0.53 0.47
3 10 32.5 1019 931 0.52 0.48
3 9 32.2 975 893 0.52 0.48
3 8 32.0 936 858 0.52 0.48
3 7 30.3 840 796 0.51 0.49
3 6 31.3 845 781 0.52 0.48
3 5 32.2 845 763 0.53 0.47
3 4 31.0 773 715 0.52 0.48
3 3 32.3 786 702 0.53 0.47
3 2 32.5 759 671 0.53 0.47
3 1 32.4 724 638 0.53 0.47
2 10 32.8 703 609 0.54 0.46
2 9 33.2 674 588 0.53 0.47
2 8 34.2 649 583 0.53 0.47
2 7 36.2 629 603 0.51 0.49
2 6 38.3 605 621 0.49 0.51
2 5 40.8 579 645 0.47 0.53
2 4 43.5 549 669 0.45 0.55
2 3 37.3 487 483 0.5 0.5
2 2 40.1 455 507 0.47 0.53
2 1 35.5 411 371 0.52 0.48
1 10 37.5 375 375 0.5 0.5
1 9 37.9 341 341 0.5 0.5
1 8 37.9 303 303 0.5 0.5
1 7 42.6 298 298 0.5 0.5
1 6 43.2 259 259 0.5 0.5
1 5 33.2 166 166 0.5 0.5
1 4 41.0 164 164 0.5 0.5
1 3 5.0 15 15 0.5 0.5
1 2 7.0 14 14 0.5 0.5
1 1 14.0 14 14 0.5 0.5

MATCH BOWLING

BOWLER TEAM BB RC W MR
[?]
MG Johnson Australia 350 159 11 228.6
PL Harris South Africa 288 155 5 49.4
M Ntini South Africa 245 148 5 44.0
DW Steyn South Africa 252 162 4 26.5
M Morkel South Africa 216 122 3 16.9
JH Kallis South Africa 174 89 3 18.7
JJ Krejza Australia 294 204 1 1.2
B Lee Australia 288 132 1 1.9
PM Siddle Australia 257 128 1 1.7
MJ Clarke Australia 48 35 0 0.0
A Symonds Australia 18 10 0 0.0

MATCH BATTING

BATSMAN TEAM R D BF RSH(%) MR
[?]
AB de Villiers South Africa 169 1 316 24 1.1
GC Smith (c) South Africa 156 2 241 22 3.9
BJ Haddin † Australia 140 2 204 20 4.2
SM Katich Australia 120 2 206 17 3.3
JH Kallis South Africa 120 2 217 17 1.6
HM Amla South Africa 100 2 179 14 0.3
A Symonds Australia 94 2 165 14 1.2
MJ Clarke Australia 87 2 208 13 0.5
JJ Krejza Australia 62 1 108 9 0.4
JP Duminy South Africa 51 1 130 7 0.1
MG Johnson Australia 39 2 59 6 0.1
B Lee Australia 34 2 52 5 0.1
RT Ponting (c) Australia 32 2 56 5 0.1
PM Siddle Australia 27 1 52 4 0.0
MV Boucher † South Africa 26 1 65 4 0.2
ML Hayden Australia 16 2 35 2 0.0
ND McKenzie South Africa 12 2 83 2 0.0
MEK Hussey Australia 8 2 42 1 0.0
DW Steyn South Africa 8 1 9 1 0.0
M Ntini South Africa 5 0 15 1 0.0
M Morkel South Africa 1 1 10 0 0.0
PL Harris South Africa 0 1 3 0 0.0

AUSTRALIA v SOUTH AFRICA
FORMBOOK HISTORY

Australia faced South Africa in 77 test matches before this game. Of these, Australia had the stronger team in 63 matches according to the formbook expectation.

Each circle in the chart below represents a previous Australia v South Africa test. To reach a match page, click on the circle. The red circle represents the current match.

AUSTRALIA SOUTH AFRICA STRONGER WEAKER WEAKER STRONGER 10 15 20 26 31 36 41 46 51 57 10 15 20 26 31 36 41 46 51 57

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WIN EXP.
SOUTH AFRICA
WIN EXP.
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December 16, 2005
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