South Africa in Australia, 2005-06


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Past Aus-SAf tours: 1997-98 |  1999-00
2000 |  2001-02 |  2001-02

Date Match Venue Result & Card
Dec 5-7 v Western Australia Perth Western Aust. by an Innings and 48 runs
Dec 9 v Cricket Aust. Chairman's XI Perth (Lilac Hill) South Africans by 8 wickets
Dec 16-20 v Western Australia XI Perth (James Oval) Match Drawn
Dec 2-6 1st TEST v Australia Perth Match Drawn
Aus 258 & 528/8d, SAf 296 & 287/5
Dec 26-30 2nd TEST v Australia Melbourne Australia by 184 runs
Aus 355 & 321/7d, SAf 311 & 181
Jan 2-6 3rd TEST v Australia Sydney Australia by 8 wickets
SAf 451/9d & 194/6d, Aus 359 & 288/2
Jan 9 Twenty20 Intl v Australia Brisbane Australia by 95 runs
Jan 13 v Qld Acad. Sport XI Brisbane ABF South Africans by 46 runs

Australia
Age TEST
28 NW Bracken Bat Bowl
34 AC Gilchrist Bat Bowl
34 ML Hayden Bat Bowl
31 BJ Hodge Bat Bowl
30 MEK Hussey Bat Bowl
26 PA Jaques Bat Bowl
35 JL Langer Bat Bowl
29 B Lee Bat Bowl
34 SCG MacGill Bat Bowl
35 GD McGrath Bat Bowl
31 RT Ponting Bat Bowl
30 A Symonds Bat Bowl
36 SK Warne Bat Bowl
South Africa
Age TEST
32 N Boje Bat Bowl
23 J Botha Bat Bowl
29 MV Boucher Bat Bowl
21 AB de Villiers Bat Bowl
31 HH Gibbs Bat Bowl
30 JH Kallis Bat Bowl
28 JM Kemp Bat Bowl
31 CK Langeveldt Bat Bowl
28 A Nel Bat Bowl
28 M Ntini Bat Bowl
32 SM Pollock Bat Bowl
28 AG Prince Bat Bowl
25 JA Rudolph Bat Bowl
24 GC Smith Bat Bowl


Record performances for 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 Joh'burg 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 Joh'burg 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 Joh'burg 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

Best Bowling - Innings

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

Most Runs for Series

Rank Name M I R Avg. 50 100 HS
1 RN Harvey (Aus) 14 23 1625 81.25 5 8 205
2 RG Pollock (SAf) 14 23 1453 69.19 5 5 274
3 RT Ponting (Aus) 12 21 1187 65.94 5 5 143*
4 EJ Barlow (SAf) 14 26 1149 47.87 3 5 201
5 SR Waugh (Aus) 16 25 1147 49.86 7 2 164
6 ML Hayden (Aus) 13 24 1138 51.72 4 5 138
7 ME Waugh (Aus) 18 29 1135 42.03 4 4 116
8 G Kirsten (SAf) 18 34 1134 34.36 5 2 153
9 TL Goddard (SAf) 18 33 1090 37.58 8 0 93
10 WM Lawry (Aus) 14 28 985 36.48 4 1 157
11 W Bardsley (Aus) 11 17 982 61.37 6 3 164
12 RB Simpson (Aus) 15 27 980 39.20 6 1 153

Most Wickets for Series

Rank Name M R W Avg. 5wi 10wm Best
1 SK Warne (Aus) 21 2719 115 23.64 6 2 7/ 56
2 CV Grimmett (Aus) 10 1199 77 15.57 8 4 7/ 40
3 HJ Tayfield (SAf) 15 2208 64 34.50 4 1 7/ 23
4 GD McGrath (Aus) 17 1558 57 27.33 2 0 6/ 86
5 TL Goddard (SAf) 18 1462 53 27.58 2 0 6/ 53
= AA Donald (SAf) 14 1647 53 31.07 2 0 6/ 59
7 PM Pollock (SAf) 14 1438 52 27.65 3 0 6/ 95
= R Benaud (Aus) 13 1413 52 27.17 5 0 5/ 49
9 WJ Whitty (Aus) 8 875 50 17.50 3 0 6/ 17
10 WA Johnston (Aus) 10 1129 44 25.65 3 0 6/ 44
11 CB Llewellyn (SAf) 10 1138 42 27.09 4 1 6/ 92
12 MJ Procter (SAf) 7 616 41 15.02 1 0 6/ 73