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Last Updated: Sunday, 12 March 2006, 17:03 GMT
SA v Australia photos

Adam Gilchrist scores 55 off 44 balls

Australia win the toss and bat, Adam Gilchrist opens the batting with Simon Katich and scores a swift half century

Simon Katich scores 79 off 90 balls

Katich makes 79 runs of his own as he builds a partnership of 119 with captain Ricky Ponting to put pressure on the hosts

Michael Hussey scores nine fours and three sixes during his impressive innings

Michael Hussey joins Ponting and blasts 81 as the pair score 158 off just 96 balls to leave Australia on 374-3

Ricky Ponting hits 12 fours and nine sixes during an epic performance

Andrew Symonds and Brett Lee also add to the score but Ponting's 164 off 105 balls is the highlight of the innings

Australia's score is displayed for all to see

The Wanderers Stadium scoreboard displays Australia's new record one-day international total of 434 during the interval

Graeme Smith hits 90 at a strike rate of 163.63

In reply, the hosts lose Boeta Dippenaar cheaply but this only serves to spur on captain Graeme Smith who makes 90

Herschelle Gibbs puts South Africa back in contention

Smith's partner Herschelle Gibbs thrills the crowd with a stunning knock of 175 that gives the hosts real hope

Mark Boucher moves to 50 not out off the last ball of the match

South Africa lose five more wickets and take the match to the last over where Mark Boucher hits the winning runs

South Africa celebrate success

Scenes of celebration ensue as the players enjoy the dramatic one-wicket win that gives them a 3-2 series victory

The Wanderers Stadium scoreboard displays a record score for the second time in a day

But perhaps more significantly, South Africa's score of 438-9 becomes a new record one-day international score



SEE ALSO
Australia in South Africa 2006
10 Mar 06 |  Future tour dates


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