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Greatest ODI Match of All Time

To mark the 40th anniversary of One-Day International (ODI) cricket, the ICC’s official website had called on supporters from across the globe to select their choice of the greatest ODI match of all-time.

The fans had between 22 December 2010 and 2 January 2011 to cast their vote.

Out of the 10 matches that were chosen to last list, the match the fans chose was a run-fest at Johannesburg’s famous Wanderers Stadium in March 2006. Batting first, Australia made a record 434-4 in 50 overs with captain Ricky Ponting setting the day alight with 164 off just 105 balls.

But then an innings of magic from Herschelle Gibbs (175 off 111) backed up by cameos by Graeme Smith (90 off 55), Mark Boucher (50 not out) and Johan van der Wath (35) saw the Proteas to a scarcely possible winning score of 438 with nine wickets down and one ball remaining