South Africa v Australia
Australia in South Africa 1996/97 (3rd Test)
VenueCenturion Park, Centurion on 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 24th March 1997 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSouth Africa won the toss and decided to field
ResultSouth Africa won by 8 wickets
UmpiresMJ Kitchen, CJ Mitchley
TV umpireRE Koertzen
RefereeR Subba Row
Close of play day 1Australia (1) 227 all out
Close of play day 2South Africa (1) 240/3 (Bacher 94*, Symcox 5*)
Close of play day 3Australia (2) 96/4 (SR Waugh 24*, Blewett 0*)
Man of the MatchAA Donald

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MA Taylorc Richardson b Klusener381381975- 
ML Haydenb Schultz1022362- 
MTG Elliottc Schultz b Donald1852682- 
ME Waughb Donald515271- 
SR Waughc Richardson b Schultz671321749- 
GS Blewettc Richardson b Symcox3790945- 
MG Bevanlbw b Schultz622401- 
+IA Healyc Richardson b Donald1947671- 
SK Warnelbw b Schultz033-- 
JN Gillespienot out62447-- 
GD McGrathb Klusener078-- 
Extras(1 b, 4 lb, 9 nb, 7 w)21
Total(all out, 385 minutes, 89.5 overs)227
Fall of wickets:
1-23 (Hayden), 2-60 (Elliott), 3-72 (ME Waugh), 4-110 (Taylor), 5-190 (Blewett), 6-197 (SR Waugh), 7-212 (Bevan), 8-212 (Warne), 9-226 (Healy), 10-227 (McGrath)
South Africa bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Donald20   560334
Schultz20   452438
Cronje5   350--
Symcox23   4621--
Kallis7   2200-1

South Africa first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Kirstenc Healy b McGrath1642592- 
AM Bacherlbw b McGrath96322444101 
BM McMillanc Hayden b ME Waugh551191598- 
DJ Cullinanb McGrath471031208- 
PL Symcoxc Blewett b Gillespie1630443- 
JH Kallisc SR Waugh b McGrath21521-- 
*WJ Cronjenot out7911114892 
+DJ Richardsonb McGrath022-- 
L Klusenerb Gillespie30465831 
AA Donaldc Healy b Gillespie815322- 
BN Schultzc Healy b McGrath2916-- 
Extras(11 b, 16 lb, 5 nb, 1 w)33
Total(all out, 556 minutes, 134.4 overs)384
Fall of wickets:
1-26 (Kirsten), 2-128 (McMillan), 3-229 (Cullinan), 4-252 (Symcox), 5-255 (Kallis), 6-262 (Bacher), 7-262 (Richardson), 8-330 (Klusener), 9-367 (Donald), 10-384 (Schultz)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Gillespie31   1375311
Blewett5   0190-1
Warne36   11890-4
Bevan15   3540--
ME Waugh7   1341--

Australia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MA Taylorc Richardson b Donald519261- 
ML Haydenlbw b Schultz069-- 
MTG Elliottb Donald1235501- 
ME Waughb Symcox421001397- 
SR Waughnot out601792668- 
GS Blewettb Donald01012-- 
MG Bevanb Symcox520321- 
+IA Healyc Richardson b Schultz1224331- 
SK Warnelbw b Donald1243552- 
JN Gillespieb Donald023-- 
GD McGrathb Klusener1117202- 
Extras(2 b, 6 lb, 14 nb, 4 w)26
Total(all out, 327 minutes, 73.4 overs)185
Fall of wickets:
1-5 (Hayden), 2-10 (Taylor), 3-28 (Elliott), 4-94 (ME Waugh), 5-99 (Blewett), 6-108 (Bevan), 7-131 (Healy), 8-164 (Warne), 9-164 (Gillespie), 10-185 (McGrath)
South Africa bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Donald18   53653-
Schultz17   439219
Symcox19   5492--
Kallis5   1130-1

South Africa second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Kirstenc Taylor b Blewett616181- 
AM Bacherc Elliott b Gillespie56111- 
BM McMillannot out71018-- 
DJ Cullinannot out129113- 
PL Symcoxdid not bat      
JH Kallisdid not bat      
*WJ Cronjedid not bat      
+DJ Richardsondid not bat      
L Klusenerdid not bat      
AA Donalddid not bat      
BN Schultzdid not bat      
Extras(1 nb, 1 w)2
Total(2 wickets, 30 minutes, 6.4 overs)32
Fall of wickets:
1-11 (Bacher), 2-15 (Kirsten)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Blewett3   0131-1

--> The match was scheduled for five days but completed in four.
--> Day 2 Lunch: South Africa (1) 58/1 (Bacher 20*, McMillan 19*; 30 overs)
--> Day 2 Tea: South Africa (1) 145/2 (Bacher 51*, Cullinan 8*; 60 overs)
--> MA Taylor (1) passed 14500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 29
--> SR Waugh (1) passed 5500 runs in Test matches when he reached 57
--> AM Bacher (1) passed his previous highest score of 55 in Test matches
--> AM Bacher (1) passed 1000 runs in first-class matches for the season when he reached 89
--> AM Bacher (1) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 6
--> BM McMillan (1) passed 6500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 8
--> WJ Cronje (1) passed 2000 runs in Test matches when he reached 67
--> AA Donald reached 150 wickets in Test matches when he dismissed IA Healy, his 3rd wicket in the Australia first innings
--> AM Bacher and BM McMillan added 100 in 237 balls, 161 minutes for the South Africa 2nd wicket in the first innings
--> AM Bacher and DJ Cullinan added 100 in 190 balls, 115 minutes for the South Africa 3rd wicket in the first innings

Healy dropped by Richardson off Schultz when he had 2 and the total was 199.
Attendance: 9100
Attendance: 9663
ME Waugh caught by Richardson off a no-ball from Brett Schultz when he was on 26 and the total was 71.
In the 22nd over, Klusener was no-balled under law 42 for bowling a third bouncer in the over to S Waugh.
Bad light stopped play with 7 scheduled overs remaining.
Attendance: 11 100.
IA Healy suspended for two matches for dissent.





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