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March 12, 2006   

ODI history at the Wanderers

  • Scorecard: Aus vs SA, 5th ODI
  • Australia opener Adam Gilchrist hits out during the fifth one-day international against South Africa at the Wanderers stadium in Johannesburg, on Sunday.

    Gilchrist provided Australia a blazing start, scoring 55 from 44 balls, putting on 97 runs for the opening wicket with Simon Katich.

    Batting first, Australia produced a magical batting display to post a world record score of 434 for 4 in their 50 overs.

    South Africa in reply hit a world record 438 for nine in the highest-scoring one-day international in history to beat Australia by one wicket and win the series 3-2.

    Photographs: Getty Images

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