Australia in South Africa, 2008-09


 

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Date Match Venue Result & Card
Feb 20-22 v Board President's XI Potchefstroom Match drawn
Feb 6-Mar 2 1st TEST v Sth Africa Johannesburg Australia by 162 runs
Aus 466 & 207, SAf 220 & 291
Mar 6-10 2nd TEST v Sth Africa Durban Australia by 175 runs
Aus 352 & 331/5d, SAf 138 & 370
Mar 19-23 3rd TEST v Sth Africa Cape Town South Africa by an Innings and 20 runs
Aus 209 & 422, SAf 651
Mar 27 1st Twenty20 Int'l v Sth Africa Johannesburg South Africa by 4 wickets: Aus 166/7 (20), SAf 168/6 (19.2)
Mar 29 2nd Twenty20 Int'l v Sth Africa Centurion South Africa by 17 runs: SAf 156/5 (20), Aus 139/8 (20)
Apr 3 1st ODI v Sth Africa Durban Australia by 141 runs: Aus 286/7 (50), SAf 145 (33.1)
Apr 5 2nd ODI v Sth Africa Centurion South Africa by 7 wickets: Aus 131 (40.2), SAf 132/3 (26.2)
Apr 9 3rd ODI v Sth Africa Cape Town South Africa by 25 runs: SAf 289/6 (50), Aus 264/7 (50)
Apr 13 4th ODI v Sth Africa Port Elizabeth South Africa by 61 runs: SAf 317/6 (50), Aus 256 (45.5)
Apr 17 5th ODI v Sth Africa Johannesburg Australia by 47 runs: Aus 303/7 (50), SAf 256 (45.5)

 

ODI Series Averages


                    M  I *    R   Avg  50    HS   SR   4/6  Ct/    B   R  W   Avg    BB  Eco
                                        100                   St
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South Africa

HM Amla             1  1 -    7   7.00  - -   7  50.0   1    -
J Botha             4  1 -    8   8.00  - -   8  72.7   1    3   234 174  3  58.00 1/29 4.46
MV Boucher          5  4 2   66  33.00  - -  29*117.9   5/3  4/2
AB de Villiers      5  5 1  240  60.00  2 -  84  95.6  17/4  3
JP Duminy           5  5 1  101  25.25  - -  40  91.0   7/1  4    96  76  4  19.00 3/48 4.75
HH Gibbs            5  5 -  253  50.60  1 1 110  82.1  27/3  2
JH Kallis           4  4 -  182  45.50  2 -  70  82.4  17/2  -    84  76  1  76.00 1/11 5.43
JA Morkel           5  4 -   52  13.00  - -  29  92.9   4/1  2   162 148  2  74.00 1/24 5.48
M Morkel            2  2 -   17   8.50  - -  15  77.3   2    -   108 102  2  51.00 2/61 5.67
M Ntini             2  2 2   11    -    - -   9* 91.7   -/1  -    90 115  1 115.00 1/67 7.67
WD Parnell          3  0 -    0    -    - -   -   -     -    1   156 136  5  27.20 4/25 5.23
GC Smith            5  5 -  140  28.00  1 -  52  85.9  17    -
DW Steyn            5  2 -    1   0.50  - -   1  33.3   -    3   277 233 10  23.30 4/27 5.05
RE van der Merwe    4  2 1    9   9.00  - -   6*112.5   -/1  1   210 149  8  18.62 3/37 4.26
 

Australia

NW Bracken          5  2 1    5   5.00  - -   5  62.5   1    1   240 235  5  47.00 2/54 5.88
MJ Clarke           5  5 -  157  31.40  2 -  66  80.1  16    3    30  38  0             7.60
CJ Ferguson         5  5 -  182  36.40  2 -  63  77.8  16    2
B Geeves            1  1 1   10    -    - -  10* 90.9   1    -    60  67  1  67.00 1/67 6.70
BJ Haddin           5  5 -  209  41.80  3 -  78  93.7  21/6  8/1
SM Harwood          1  1 -    0   0.00  - -   0   0.0   -    -    60  57  2  28.50 2/57 5.70
NM Hauritz          5  4 2   57  28.50  - -  24* 80.3   5/1  4   223 177  6  29.50 4/29 4.76
JR Hopes            5  5 1  143  35.75  1 -  63*102.9  15    2   186 176  4  44.00 2/24 5.68
DJ Hussey           5  5 -   62  12.40  - -  20  69.7   4    1    30  29  0             5.80
MEK Hussey          5  5 2  138  46.00  1 -  83* 89.0  11/2  4
MG Johnson          5  5 -   47   9.40  - -  30  57.3   2/2  1   275 222 13  17.07 4/34 4.84
B Laughlin          3  1 1    1    -    - -   1* 11.1   -    2   128 114  3  38.00 1/28 5.34
RT Ponting          5  5 -  158  31.60  1 -  53  79.8  13/2  -
 

 


Records for Test series


Highest Innings

Rank Name   Opp. Venue Date
1 DG Bradman (Aus) 299* SAf Adelaide 29 Jan 1932
2 RG Pollock (SAf) 274 Aus Durban 5 Feb 1970
3 AD Nourse (SAf) 231 Aus Johannesburg OW 24 Dec 1935
4 DG Bradman (Aus) 226 SAf Brisbane 27 Nov 1931
5 VT Trumper (Aus) 214* SAf Adelaide 7 Jan 1911
6 GS Blewett (Aus) 214 SAf Johannesburg 28 Feb 1997
7 RG Pollock (SAf) 209 Aus Cape Town 31 Dec 1966
8 RN Harvey (Aus) 205 SAf Melbourne 6 Feb 1953
9 AC Gilchrist (Aus) 204* SAf Johannesburg 22 Feb 2002
10 GA Faulkner (SAf) 204 Aus Melbourne 31 Dec 1910
11 BJ Hodge (Aus) 203* SAf Perth 16 Dec 2005
12 HL Collins (Aus) 203 SAf Johannesburg OW 12 Nov 1921
13 EJ Barlow (SAf) 201 Aus Adelaide 24 Jan 1964
14 C Hill (Aus) 191 SAf Sydney 9 Dec 1910
15 RN Harvey (Aus) 190 SAf Sydney 9 Jan 1953
16 SJ McCabe (Aus) 189* SAf Johannesburg OW 24 Dec 1935
17 JW Burke (Aus) 189 SAf Cape Town 31 Dec 1957
18 DT Lindsay (SAf) 182 Aus Johannesburg 23 Dec 1966
19 RN Harvey (Aus) 178 SAf Cape Town 31 Dec 1949
20 RG Pollock (SAf) 175 Aus Adelaide 24 Jan 1964
21 MA Taylor (Aus) 170 SAf Melbourne 26 Dec 1993
22 MA Taylor (Aus) 169* SAf Adelaide 30 Jan 1998
23 BC Booth (Aus) 169 SAf Brisbane 6 Dec 1963
24 DG Bradman (Aus) 167 SAf Melbourne 31 Dec 1931
= AL Hassett (Aus) 167 SAf Port Elizabeth 3 Mar 1950
26 JP Duminy (SAf) 166 Aus Melbourne 26 Dec 2008
27 SR Waugh (Aus) 164 SAf Adelaide 28 Jan 1994
= W Bardsley (Aus) 164 SAf Lord's 15 Jul 1912
29 AL Hassett (Aus) 163 SAf Adelaide 24 Jan 1953
= AB de Villiers (SAf) 163 Aus Cape Town 19 Mar 2009

Best Bowling - Innings

Rank Name   Opp. Venue Date
1 MG Johnson (Aus) 8-61 SAf Perth 17 Dec 2008
2 HJ Tayfield (SAf) 7-23 Aus Durban 20 Jan 1950
3 JV Saunders (Aus) 7-34 SAf Johannesburg OW 18 Oct 1902
4 CV Grimmett (Aus) 7-40 SAf Johannesburg OW 15 Feb 1936
5 SK Warne (Aus) 7-56 SAf Sydney 2 Jan 1994
6 HJ Tayfield (SAf) 7-81 Aus Melbourne 24 Dec 1952
7 CV Grimmett (Aus) 7-83 SAf Adelaide 29 Jan 1932
8 SM Pollock (SAf) 7-87 Aus Adelaide 30 Jan 1998
9 JT Partridge (SAf) 7-91 Aus Sydney 7 Feb 1964
10 CV Grimmett (Aus) 7-100 SAf Durban 28 Feb 1936
11 CV Grimmett (Aus) 7-116 SAf Adelaide 29 Jan 1932
12 WJ Whitty (Aus) 6-17 SAf Melbourne 31 Dec 1910
13 H Ironmonger (Aus) 6-18 SAf Melbourne 12 Feb 1932
14 AK Davidson (Aus) 6-34 SAf Johannesburg 23 Dec 1957
= SK Warne (Aus) 6-34 SAf Sydney 2 Jan 1998
16 NAT Adcock (SAf) 6-43 Aus Durban 24 Jan 1958
= PS de Villiers (SAf) 6-43 Aus Sydney 2 Jan 1994
18 WA Johnston (Aus) 6-44 SAf Johannesburg EP 24 Dec 1949
19 AN Connolly (Aus) 6-47 SAf Port Elizabeth 5 Mar 1970
= RO Schwarz (SAf) 6-47 Aus Sydney 3 Mar 1911
21 TL Goddard (SAf) 6-53 Aus Johannesburg 23 Dec 1966
22 PS Heine (SAf) 6-58 Aus Johannesburg 23 Dec 1957
23 AA Donald (SAf) 6-59 Aus Melbourne 26 Dec 1997
24 A Cotter (Aus) 6-69 SAf Sydney 9 Dec 1910
25 MG Melle (SAf) 6-71 Aus Brisbane 5 Dec 1952
26 DT Ring (Aus) 6-72 SAf Brisbane 5 Dec 1952
27 MJ Procter (SAf) 6-73 Aus Port Elizabeth 5 Mar 1970
= CV Grimmett (Aus) 6-73 SAf Durban 28 Feb 1936
29 JM Gregory (Aus) 6-77 SAf Durban (Lord's) 5 Nov 1921
30 HJ Tayfield (SAf) 6-84 Aus Melbourne 24 Dec 1952

Best Bowling - Match

Rank Name   Opp. Venue Date
1 CV Grimmett (Aus) 14-199 SAf Adelaide 29 Jan 1932
2 HJ Tayfield (SAf) 13-165 Aus Melbourne 24 Dec 1952
3 CV Grimmett (Aus) 13-173 SAf Durban 28 Feb 1936
4 SK Warne (Aus) 12-128 SAf Sydney 2 Jan 1994
5 H Ironmonger (Aus) 11-24 SAf Melbourne 12 Feb 1932
6 SK Warne (Aus) 11-109 SAf Sydney 2 Jan 1998
7 MG Johnson (Aus) 11-159 SAf Perth 17 Dec 2008
8 CV Grimmett (Aus) 10-88 SAf Cape Town 1 Jan 1936
9 CV Grimmett (Aus) 10-110 SAf Johannesburg OW 15 Feb 1936
10 CB Llewellyn (SAf) 10-116 Aus Johannesburg OW 18 Oct 1902
11 PS de Villiers (SAf) 10-123 Aus Sydney 2 Jan 1994
12 DW Steyn (SAf) 10-154 Aus Melbourne 26 Dec 2008
13 M Ntini (SAf) 10-178 Aus Johannesburg 31 Mar 2006
14 JV Saunders (Aus) 9-66 SAf Johannesburg OW 18 Oct 1902
15 AK Davidson (Aus) 9-82 SAf Port Elizabeth 28 Feb 1958

Most Runs for Series

Rank Name Mat Inn Runs Avg 50 100 HS
1 RT Ponting (Aus) 21 39 2030 56.38 10 8 143*
2 RN Harvey (Aus) 14 23 1625 81.25 5 8 205
3 JH Kallis (SAf) 23 43 1581 39.52 8 4 114
4 ML Hayden (Aus) 19 36 1486 43.70 5 6 138
5 RG Pollock (SAf) 14 23 1453 69.19 5 5 274
6 EJ Barlow (SAf) 14 26 1149 47.87 3 5 201
7 SR Waugh (Aus) 16 25 1147 49.86 7 2 164
8 ME Waugh (Aus) 18 29 1135 42.03 4 4 116
9 G Kirsten (SAf) 18 34 1134 34.36 5 2 153
10 TL Goddard (SAf) 18 33 1090 37.58 8 0 93
11 WM Lawry (Aus) 14 28 985 36.48 4 1 157
12 W Bardsley (Aus) 11 17 982 61.37 6 3 164
13 RB Simpson (Aus) 15 27 980 39.20 6 1 153
14 HH Gibbs (SAf) 15 30 947 31.56 6 1 104
15 AD Nourse (SAf) 10 19 923 51.27 5 2 231

Most Wickets for Series

Rank Name Mat Bls Wkt Avg S/R 5/10 BBi
1 SK Warne (Aus) 24 7928 130 24.16 61.0 7/2 7-56
2 CV Grimmett (Aus) 10 3913 77 15.57 50.8 8/4 7-40
3 HJ Tayfield (SAf) 15 6027 64 34.50 94.2 4/1 7-23
4 M Ntini (SAf) 15 3438 58 34.74 59.3 2/1 6-100
5 GD McGrath (Aus) 17 4082 57 27.33 71.6 2/0 6-86
6 TL Goddard (SAf) 18 5089 53 27.58 96.0 2/0 6-53
= AA Donald (SAf) 14 3266 53 31.07 61.6 2/0 6-59
8 PM Pollock (SAf) 14 2968 52 27.65 57.1 3/0 6-95
= R Benaud (Aus) 13 4136 52 27.17 79.5 5/0 5-49
10 B Lee (Aus) 14 3122 50 34.64 62.4 2/0 5-69
= WJ Whitty (Aus) 8 2055 50 17.50 41.1 3/0 6-17
12 JH Kallis (SAf) 23 3176 47 36.34 67.6 0/0 3-22
13 WA Johnston (Aus) 10 3420 44 25.65 77.7 3/0 6-44
14 CB Llewellyn (SAf) 10 1828 42 27.09 43.5 4/1 6-92
15 MJ Procter (SAf) 7 1514 41 15.02 36.9 1/0 6-73