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TEST MATCH

SOUTH AFRICA v AUSTRALIA
ST GEORGE'S PARK, PORT ELIZABETH
MARCH 14, 1997
Result: AUSTRALIA
Runs Per Wicket: 19.9 | Scoring Rate: 2.4
Scorecard on ESPNCricinfo
Australia in South Africa Test Series


FORMBOOK EXPECTATION [?]

TEAM WIN.
EXP.
BAT BOWL OVERALL EXPE.
South Africa 23% 26 31 28 224
Australia 74% 37 28 35 232

SCORE SUMMARY

INNS BATTING TEAM R D BF
1 South Africa 209 10 448
2 Australia 108 10 424
3 South Africa 168 10 442
4 Australia 271 8 561

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 AUSTRALIA SOUTH AFRICA 1909-06-14 1927-12-31 1939-03-03 1954-12-31 1962-12-29 1970-03-05 1979-01-06 1985-06-13 1992-08-28 1997-01-16

MATCH PROGRESS

SOUTH AFRICA PTS AUSTRALIA 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 9 19.9 735 777 0.49 0.51
4 8 19.7 732 768 0.49 0.51
4 7 20.1 718 768 0.48 0.52
4 6 20.6 707 779 0.48 0.52
4 5 19.3 667 687 0.49 0.51
4 4 19.2 645 659 0.49 0.51
4 3 18.1 613 583 0.51 0.49
4 2 16.1 570 460 0.55 0.45
4 1 16.4 557 459 0.55 0.45
3 10 16.2 539 431 0.56 0.44
3 9 16.7 543 425 0.56 0.44
3 8 16.9 534 412 0.56 0.44
3 7 17.4 535 403 0.57 0.43
3 6 17.5 521 387 0.57 0.43
3 5 17.6 507 371 0.58 0.42
3 4 17.4 483 351 0.58 0.42
3 3 18.1 489 343 0.59 0.41
3 2 18.9 496 334 0.6 0.4
3 1 19.2 488 320 0.6 0.4
2 10 15.8 368 266 0.58 0.42
2 9 16.6 358 272 0.57 0.43
2 8 16.4 340 250 0.58 0.42
2 7 17.3 330 258 0.56 0.44
2 6 17.4 314 244 0.56 0.44
2 5 18.3 301 249 0.55 0.45
2 4 19.5 287 259 0.53 0.47
2 3 19.8 268 246 0.52 0.48
2 2 18.5 246 198 0.55 0.45
2 1 19.1 228 192 0.54 0.46
1 10 20.9 209 209 0.5 0.5
1 9 22.7 204 204 0.5 0.5
1 8 22.5 180 180 0.5 0.5
1 7 13.6 95 95 0.5 0.5
1 6 15.8 95 95 0.5 0.5
1 5 14.0 70 70 0.5 0.5
1 4 5.5 22 22 0.5 0.5
1 3 7.0 21 21 0.5 0.5
1 2 8.5 17 17 0.5 0.5
1 1 13.0 13 13 0.5 0.5

MATCH BOWLING

BOWLER TEAM BB RC W MR
[?]
JN Gillespie Australia 246 103 8 84.2
SK Warne Australia 248 82 5 41.6
JH Kallis South Africa 154 47 4 37.3
GD McGrath Australia 210 109 3 9.5
BM McMillan South Africa 210 78 3 17.2
PR Adams South Africa 150 71 3 13.5
WJ Cronje (c) South Africa 141 57 3 15.8
MG Bevan Australia 90 26 3 17.2
SM Pollock South Africa 36 6 2 17.1
AA Donald South Africa 294 93 1 2.3
GS Blewett Australia 69 19 0 0.0
SR Waugh Australia 27 16 0 0.0

MATCH BATTING

BATSMAN TEAM R D BF RSH(%) MR
[?]
ME Waugh Australia 136 2 264 36 5.1
MTG Elliott Australia 67 2 212 18 0.9
AM Bacher South Africa 60 2 163 16 1.4
BM McMillan South Africa 57 2 123 15 0.6
DJ Richardson † South Africa 50 1 126 13 0.7
G Kirsten South Africa 43 2 125 11 0.1
HH Gibbs South Africa 38 2 87 10 0.1
DJ Cullinan South Africa 36 2 70 10 0.7
WJ Cronje (c) South Africa 27 2 73 7 0.2
SR Waugh Australia 26 2 103 7 0.0
MG Bevan Australia 24 2 75 6 0.0
MA Taylor (c) Australia 21 2 75 6 0.1
SK Warne Australia 21 2 30 6 0.1
GS Blewett Australia 20 2 88 5 0.1
SM Pollock South Africa 17 2 23 5 0.2
AA Donald South Africa 16 2 49 4 0.0
IA Healy † Australia 15 1 42 4 0.0
ML Hayden Australia 14 2 51 4 0.0
PR Adams South Africa 6 1 16 2 0.0
JH Kallis South Africa 2 2 38 1 0.0
JN Gillespie Australia 1 0 42 0 0.0
GD McGrath Australia 0 1 7 0 0.0

SOUTH AFRICA v AUSTRALIA
FORMBOOK HISTORY

South Africa faced Australia in 60 test matches before this game. Of these, South Africa had the stronger team in 13 matches according to the formbook expectation.

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

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

RECENT MATCHES

MATCH SOUTH AFRICA
WIN EXP.
AUSTRALIA
WIN EXP.
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Kingsmead, Durban
35 62
March 17, 1994
Newlands, Cape Town
42 54
March 04, 1994
The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
40 57
January 28, 1994
Adelaide Oval
49 47
January 02, 1994
Sydney Cricket Ground
47 49
December 26, 1993
Melbourne Cricket Ground
46 50
March 05, 1970
St George's Park, Port Elizabeth
85 12
February 19, 1970
The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
84 14