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TEST MATCH

SOUTH AFRICA v AUSTRALIA
MELBOURNE CRICKET GROUND
DECEMBER 26, 2001
Result: AUSTRALIA
Runs Per Wicket: 32.0 | Scoring Rate: 3.1
Scorecard on ESPNCricinfo
South Africa in Australia Test Series


FORMBOOK EXPECTATION [?]

TEAM WIN.
EXP.
BAT BOWL OVERALL EXPE.
South Africa 39% 30 29 30 382
Australia 57% 36 29 33 374

SCORE SUMMARY

INNS BATTING TEAM R D BF
1 South Africa 277 10 623
2 Australia 487 10 834
3 South Africa 219 10 451
4 Australia 10 1 18

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 1910-12-31 1930-12-24 1950-02-10 1959-12-12 1968-07-11 1978-03-31 1985-08-15 1993-07-01 1998-03-18 2001-11-16

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 2 32.0 848 1138 0.43 0.57
4 1 31.9 847 1133 0.43 0.57
3 10 32.8 824 1142 0.42 0.58
3 9 33.8 830 1128 0.42 0.58
3 8 34.1 810 1102 0.42 0.58
3 7 34.1 775 1067 0.42 0.58
3 6 34.0 738 1032 0.42 0.58
3 5 35.4 751 1017 0.42 0.58
3 4 36.3 747 995 0.43 0.57
3 3 36.4 715 961 0.43 0.57
3 2 36.4 678 924 0.42 0.58
3 1 37.5 676 900 0.43 0.57
2 10 38.2 659 869 0.43 0.57
2 9 39.6 633 871 0.42 0.58
2 8 41.5 609 885 0.41 0.59
2 7 43.5 582 898 0.39 0.61
2 6 46.2 554 924 0.37 0.63
2 5 47.1 512 900 0.36 0.64
2 4 44.6 456 794 0.36 0.64
2 3 41.8 403 685 0.37 0.63
2 2 45.3 368 720 0.34 0.66
2 1 43.5 321 637 0.33 0.67
1 10 27.7 277 277 0.5 0.5
1 9 25.9 233 233 0.5 0.5
1 8 28.1 225 225 0.5 0.5
1 7 31.4 220 220 0.5 0.5
1 6 33.0 198 198 0.5 0.5
1 5 26.2 131 131 0.5 0.5
1 4 32.8 131 131 0.5 0.5
1 3 19.7 59 59 0.5 0.5
1 2 18.0 36 36 0.5 0.5
1 1 24.0 24 24 0.5 0.5

MATCH BOWLING

BOWLER TEAM BB RC W MR
[?]
B Lee Australia 294 129 5 39.5
GD McGrath Australia 282 113 4 27.7
AJ Bichel Australia 192 96 4 22.2
SM Pollock (c) South Africa 192 90 4 35.8
SK Warne Australia 258 124 3 13.0
AA Donald South Africa 186 107 3 16.4
M Hayward South Africa 156 109 2 6.0
CW Henderson South Africa 174 108 1 1.7
ME Waugh Australia 48 19 1 1.8
JH Kallis South Africa 102 55 0 0.0
L Klusener South Africa 42 11 0 0.0

MATCH BATTING

BATSMAN TEAM R D BF RSH(%) MR
[?]
ML Hayden Australia 141 1 221 28 4.3
JH Kallis South Africa 137 2 304 28 10.2
JL Langer Australia 92 2 182 19 0.5
SR Waugh (c) Australia 90 1 156 18 0.7
ND McKenzie South Africa 79 2 207 16 0.9
SM Pollock (c) South Africa 60 1 119 12 1.1
DR Martyn Australia 52 1 104 10 0.2
HH Dippenaar South Africa 49 2 102 10 0.5
MV Boucher † South Africa 43 2 68 9 0.2
HH Gibbs South Africa 35 2 76 7 0.1
ME Waugh Australia 34 1 54 7 0.1
AC Gilchrist † Australia 30 0 67 6 0.3
RT Ponting Australia 22 1 40 4 0.0
CW Henderson South Africa 21 2 57 4 0.0
G Kirsten South Africa 20 2 67 4 0.0
M Hayward South Africa 14 1 22 3 0.0
AA Donald South Africa 7 2 26 1 0.0
L Klusener South Africa 7 2 30 1 0.0
AJ Bichel Australia 5 1 6 1 0.0
B Lee Australia 3 1 18 1 0.0
SK Warne Australia 1 1 2 0 0.0
GD McGrath Australia 0 1 11 0 0.0

SOUTH AFRICA v AUSTRALIA
FORMBOOK HISTORY

South Africa faced Australia in 66 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 14, 2001
Adelaide Oval
30 66
January 30, 1998
Adelaide Oval
44 52
January 02, 1998
Sydney Cricket Ground
24 73
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