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TEST MATCH

AUSTRALIA v SOUTH AFRICA
SUPERSPORT PARK, CENTURION
MARCH 21, 1997
Result: SOUTH AFRICA
Runs Per Wicket: 25.9 | Scoring Rate: 2.7
Scorecard on ESPNCricinfo
Australia in South Africa Test Series


FORMBOOK EXPECTATION [?]

TEAM WIN.
EXP.
BAT BOWL OVERALL EXPE.
Australia 74% 35 25 33 246
South Africa 23% 26 30 26 238

SCORE SUMMARY

INNS BATTING TEAM R D BF
1 Australia 227 10 539
2 South Africa 384 10 808
3 Australia 185 10 442
4 South Africa 32 2 40

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 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

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 3 25.9 722 934 0.44 0.56
4 2 25.3 716 906 0.44 0.56
4 1 26.0 698 916 0.43 0.57
3 10 26.5 677 915 0.43 0.57
3 9 26.7 658 892 0.42 0.58
3 8 27.7 668 882 0.43 0.57
3 7 27.5 633 851 0.43 0.57
3 6 27.7 612 826 0.43 0.57
3 5 28.4 610 810 0.43 0.57
3 4 29.4 615 795 0.44 0.56
3 3 27.8 533 745 0.42 0.58
3 2 28.2 519 723 0.42 0.58
3 1 29.3 525 707 0.43 0.57
2 10 30.6 532 690 0.44 0.56
2 9 31.3 508 680 0.43 0.57
2 8 30.9 475 639 0.43 0.57
2 7 28.8 428 550 0.44 0.56
2 6 30.6 410 568 0.42 0.58
2 5 32.1 388 576 0.4 0.6
2 4 34.2 364 594 0.38 0.62
2 3 35.1 332 580 0.36 0.64
2 2 29.6 286 424 0.4 0.6
2 1 23.0 250 256 0.49 0.51
1 10 22.7 227 227 0.5 0.5
1 9 25.1 226 226 0.5 0.5
1 8 26.5 212 212 0.5 0.5
1 7 30.3 212 212 0.5 0.5
1 6 32.8 197 197 0.5 0.5
1 5 38.0 190 190 0.5 0.5
1 4 27.5 110 110 0.5 0.5
1 3 24.0 72 72 0.5 0.5
1 2 30.0 60 60 0.5 0.5
1 1 23.0 23 23 0.5 0.5

MATCH BOWLING

BOWLER TEAM BB RC W MR
[?]
AA Donald South Africa 228 96 8 111.7
GD McGrath Australia 244 86 6 65.1
BN Schultz South Africa 222 91 6 64.5
JN Gillespie Australia 208 94 4 22.6
PL Symcox South Africa 252 111 3 15.0
L Klusener South Africa 177 63 3 18.6
GS Blewett Australia 48 32 1 1.0
ME Waugh Australia 42 34 1 0.8
SK Warne Australia 216 89 0 0.0
MG Bevan Australia 90 54 0 0.0
JH Kallis South Africa 72 33 0 0.0
WJ Cronje (c) South Africa 30 5 0 0.0

MATCH BATTING

BATSMAN TEAM R D BF RSH(%) MR
[?]
SR Waugh Australia 127 1 311 31 9.6
AM Bacher South Africa 101 2 328 24 2.9
WJ Cronje (c) South Africa 79 0 111 19 4.7
BM McMillan South Africa 62 1 129 15 0.4
DJ Cullinan South Africa 59 1 112 14 0.3
ME Waugh Australia 47 2 115 11 0.2
MA Taylor (c) Australia 43 2 157 10 0.3
GS Blewett Australia 37 2 100 9 0.1
IA Healy † Australia 31 2 71 8 0.2
MTG Elliott Australia 30 2 87 7 0.1
L Klusener South Africa 30 1 46 7 0.1
G Kirsten South Africa 22 2 58 5 0.1
PL Symcox South Africa 16 1 30 4 0.1
SK Warne Australia 12 2 46 3 0.0
MG Bevan Australia 11 2 42 3 0.0
GD McGrath Australia 11 2 24 3 0.0
ML Hayden Australia 10 2 28 2 0.0
AA Donald South Africa 8 1 15 2 0.0
JN Gillespie Australia 6 1 26 1 0.0
JH Kallis South Africa 2 1 15 0 0.0
BN Schultz South Africa 2 1 9 0 0.0
DJ Richardson † South Africa 0 1 2 0 0.0

AUSTRALIA v SOUTH AFRICA
FORMBOOK HISTORY

Australia faced South Africa in 61 test matches before this game. Of these, Australia had the stronger team in 47 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

RECENT MATCHES

MATCH AUSTRALIA
WIN EXP.
SOUTH AFRICA
WIN EXP.
March 14, 1997
St George's Park, Port Elizabeth
74 23
February 28, 1997
The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
52 43
March 25, 1994
Kingsmead, Durban
62 35
March 17, 1994
Newlands, Cape Town
54 42
March 04, 1994
The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
57 40
January 28, 1994
Adelaide Oval
47 49
January 02, 1994
Sydney Cricket Ground
49 47
December 26, 1993
Melbourne Cricket Ground
50 46
March 05, 1970
St George's Park, Port Elizabeth
12 85