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TEST MATCH

SOUTH AFRICA v AUSTRALIA
SYDNEY CRICKET GROUND
JANUARY 02, 1998
Result: AUSTRALIA
Runs Per Wicket: 27.4 | Scoring Rate: 2.4
Scorecard on ESPNCricinfo
South Africa in Australia Test Series


FORMBOOK EXPECTATION [?]

TEAM WIN.
EXP.
BAT BOWL OVERALL EXPE.
South Africa 24% 26 30 26 136
Australia 73% 34 26 33 330

SCORE SUMMARY

INNS BATTING TEAM R D BF
1 South Africa 287 10 745
2 Australia 421 10 1006
3 South Africa 113 10 318

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 1909-07-26 1928-11-30 1947-02-28 1955-06-11 1964-02-28 1972-12-22 1980-01-04 1986-09-26 1993-08-25

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
3 10 27.4 674 968 0.41 0.59
3 9 28.3 682 958 0.42 0.58
3 8 28.7 670 938 0.42 0.58
3 7 28.3 625 901 0.41 0.59
3 6 29.3 635 891 0.42 0.58
3 5 30.0 628 870 0.42 0.58
3 4 30.6 620 850 0.42 0.58
3 3 31.7 625 833 0.43 0.57
3 2 32.3 613 809 0.43 0.57
3 1 33.8 626 792 0.44 0.56
2 10 35.4 641 775 0.45 0.55
2 9 35.4 605 739 0.45 0.55
2 8 35.8 573 715 0.45 0.55
2 7 37.7 551 731 0.43 0.57
2 6 39.0 521 727 0.42 0.58
2 5 40.3 488 720 0.4 0.6
2 4 36.1 432 580 0.43 0.57
2 3 30.0 377 403 0.48 0.52
2 2 28.8 345 347 0.5 0.5
2 1 29.3 316 328 0.49 0.51
1 10 28.7 287 287 0.5 0.5
1 9 31.9 287 287 0.5 0.5
1 8 34.5 276 276 0.5 0.5
1 7 33.7 236 236 0.5 0.5
1 6 38.0 228 228 0.5 0.5
1 5 34.8 174 174 0.5 0.5
1 4 41.8 167 167 0.5 0.5
1 3 23.3 70 70 0.5 0.5
1 2 35.0 70 70 0.5 0.5
1 1 25.0 25 25 0.5 0.5

MATCH BOWLING

BOWLER TEAM BB RC W MR
[?]
SK Warne Australia 319 109 11 173.2
PR Reiffel Australia 216 62 3 15.3
SM Pollock South Africa 198 71 3 17.9
AA Donald South Africa 184 81 3 14.5
PL Symcox South Africa 234 103 2 6.5
MG Bevan Australia 156 74 2 4.1
GD McGrath Australia 150 59 2 5.0
PR Adams South Africa 228 66 1 2.5
BM McMillan South Africa 108 55 1 1.4
GS Blewett Australia 90 31 1 1.4
ME Waugh Australia 78 40 0 0.0
SR Waugh Australia 48 10 0 0.0
JH Kallis South Africa 48 30 0 0.0
MTG Elliott Australia 6 4 0 0.0
WJ Cronje (c) South Africa 6 2 0 0.0

MATCH BATTING

BATSMAN TEAM R D BF RSH(%) MR
[?]
ME Waugh Australia 100 1 186 24 1.3
WJ Cronje (c) South Africa 93 2 297 23 3.0
SR Waugh Australia 85 1 199 20 0.4
PL Symcox South Africa 67 2 112 17 1.4
RT Ponting Australia 62 1 155 15 0.5
JH Kallis South Africa 61 2 169 15 1.9
HH Gibbs South Africa 55 2 175 14 0.3
IA Healy † Australia 46 0 130 11 0.8
AM Bacher South Africa 41 2 97 10 0.4
MTG Elliott Australia 32 1 66 8 0.1
GS Blewett Australia 28 1 113 7 0.0
SM Pollock South Africa 22 2 79 6 0.0
BM McMillan South Africa 17 2 30 4 0.1
GD McGrath Australia 14 1 45 3 0.0
MG Bevan Australia 12 1 39 3 0.0
SK Warne Australia 12 1 28 3 0.0
MA Taylor (c) Australia 11 1 45 3 0.0
G Kirsten South Africa 11 2 51 3 0.0
AA Donald South Africa 6 1 38 2 0.0
DJ Richardson † South Africa 6 2 18 2 0.0
PR Adams South Africa 1 1 8 0 0.0
PR Reiffel Australia 0 1 7 0 0.0

SOUTH AFRICA v AUSTRALIA
FORMBOOK HISTORY

South Africa faced Australia in 63 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.
December 26, 1997
Melbourne Cricket Ground
34 62
March 21, 1997
SuperSport Park, Centurion
23 74
March 14, 1997
St George's Park, Port Elizabeth
23 74
February 28, 1997
The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
43 52
March 25, 1994
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