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AUSTRALIA v SOUTH AFRICA
Melbourne Cricket Ground, Friday 26th December 2008.
Photos by Michael Shillito
Australia won the toss
and elected to bat
The national anthems
The Australian openers
come out
Matthew Hayden defends
the first ball
Katich plays away on the
leg side
Hayden leaves a ball
outside off stump
Celebrations for South
Africa after an early
wicket
The long walk back to the
pavilion for Matthew
Hayden
Ricky Ponting forward in
defence
The vast stands of the
MCG
Katich plays on the off
side
An injury scare for
Jacques Kallis
Ponting on drives
50 for Simon Katich
Makhaya Ntini bowls
Bay 13 play with their balls
Ponting brings up his 50
Simon Katich is dismissed
Drinks break
Michael Clarke leaves
outside off stump
Hashim Alma plays
frisbee with his hat
A century for Ricky
Ponting
Ponting is out
Andrew Symonds defends
A bumper Boxing Day
crowd
Brad Haddin drives
The MCG's longest beer
snake
Michael Clarke cuts
The Mexican wave comes
around the ground
Ntini with the new ball
from the members end
A late wicket for the
South Africans
Honours even at stumps,
Australia 6/280