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Thursday, April 16, 2020

Graeme Smith 89* - South Africa vs Australia Only T20I 2006 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - Graeme Smith 89* - South Africa vs Australia Only T20I 2006


Watch the highlights of Graeme Smith 89* - South Africa vs Australia Only T20I 2006 - Australia tour of South Africa one & only Twenty20 international match played between Australia and South Africa at Johannesburg in 24th February 2006.

Graeme Smith powers to South Africa thrilling two-run victory over Australia, despite a fightback knocks from Brad Hogg and Brett Lee in the high-scoring encounter in the only T20I at Wanderers.

* South Africa win their first ever T20 international match.

* South Africa's 201 was third highest ever score in T20Is.

* 400 : This was the highest aggregates match in T20 internationals cricket history.

* Australia's 199 was fourth highest ever total in T20Is and their third highest score in T20 Internationals.

South Africa scored massive total of 201-4 in 20 overs with top scorer by Graeme Smith 89 not out, Herschelle Gibbs cracked a 56 off 34-balls including 4-sixes and 4-fours with strike rate of 164.70 and debutant Loots Bosman struck 23 off 18-balls included 3-fours & a six.

Australia best bowler by Mick Lewis took two-wickets and one for Shane Watson - Nathan Bracken.

Australia scored 199-7 in 20 overs with top scorer by Brett Lee hammered a quick-fire 21-ball 43-rus including 4-fours and 2-sixes with strike rate of 204.76.

Simon Katich smashed a 22-ball 39-runs including six-fours and a six with strike rate of 177.27, Brad Hogg struck a 41 off 25-balls included 3-fours & 2-sixes, Michael Clarke cracked a 37 off 24-balls with 3-sixes and Damien Martyn 17.

South Africa best bowler by Andrew Hall picked up 3-wickets, debutant Robin Peterson takes two-wickets, debuters Roger Telemachus and Johan van der wath each took one-wickets on their debut T20I match.

Graeme Smith named Player of the match for his brilliant batting performance to scored a unbeaten 89-runs knocked off facing 58-balls including 11-fours and a six with strike rate of 153.44.