South Africa tour of Pakistan, 1st Test: Pakistan v South Africa at Rawalpindi, Oct 6-10, 1997
6,7,8,9,10 October 1997 (5-day match)
  Pakistan 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
Saeed Anwar* c †Richardson b Donald 16 38 26 2 0 61.53
Ali Naqvi c Kirsten b Donald 115 352 270 14 0 42.59
Mohammad Ramzan lbw b Pollock 29 114 92 4 0 31.52
Ijaz Ahmed b Symcox 11 51 34 1 0 32.35
Inzamam-ul-Haq c †Richardson b Schultz 8 28 22 1 0 36.36
Mohammad Wasim c Bacher b Symcox 11 75 56 2 0 19.64
Moin Khan lbw b Donald 12 60 34 0 0 35.29
Azhar Mahmood not out 128 350 267 11 1 47.94
Saqlain Mushtaq lbw b Pollock 0 13 5 0 0 0.00
Waqar Younis lbw b Pollock 45 106 81 5 2 55.55
Mushtaq Ahmed b Cronje 59 183 106 4 4 55.66
Extras (b 2, lb 7, nb 13) 22
  Total (all out; 162.5 overs) 456 (2.80 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  AA Donald 33 3 108 3 3.27 (1nb)
  BN Schultz 15 4 58 1 3.86 (7nb)
  SM Pollock 37 13 74 3 2.00 (3nb)
  BM McMillan 17 5 36 0 2.11 (4nb)
  PL Symcox 46 11 130 2 2.82
  JH Kallis 7 3 15 0 2.14
  WJ Cronje 7.5 0 26 1 3.31
  South Africa 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
G Kirsten c Ijaz Ahmed b Saqlain Mushtaq 98 425 344 7 0 28.48
AM Bacher c Mohammad Ramzan b Saqlain Mushtaq 50 199 142 3 0 35.21
JH Kallis lbw b Saqlain Mushtaq 61 213 157 6 0 38.85
DJ Cullinan lbw b Saqlain Mushtaq 16 59 45 3 0 35.55
WJ Cronje* c Ijaz Ahmed b Azhar Mahmood 24 91 59 3 0 40.67
BM McMillan c Ijaz Ahmed b Saqlain Mushtaq 7 49 27 1 0 25.92
SM Pollock c †Mohammad Wasim b Azhar Mahmood 48 136 99 4 1 48.48
DJ Richardson not out 45 168 124 5 0 36.29
PL Symcox st †Mohammad Wasim b Mushtaq Ahmed 5 5 6 1 0 83.33
AA Donald c Saeed Anwar b Mushtaq Ahmed 0 21 17 0 0 0.00
BN Schultz lbw b Mushtaq Ahmed 1 9 7 0 0 14.28
Extras (b 20, lb 9, w 4, nb 15) 48
  Total (all out; 167.5 overs) 403 (2.40 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  Waqar Younis 20 8 45 0 2.25
  Azhar Mahmood 27 1 74 2 2.74 (9nb, 1w)
  Mushtaq Ahmed 58.5 17 126 3 2.14
  Saqlain Mushtaq 62 13 129 5 2.08 (11nb)
  Pakistan 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
Saeed Anwar* c sub (JN Rhodes) b Donald 4 12 12 1 0 33.33
Ali Naqvi c †Richardson b Kallis 19 57 27 3 0 70.37
Mohammad Ramzan c Cronje b Kallis 7 71 49 0 0 14.28
Ijaz Ahmed b Symcox 16 50 38 2 0 42.10
Inzamam-ul-Haq c Symcox b Cronje 56 131 82 10 0 68.29
Mohammad Wasim c Pollock b Symcox 10 26 20 1 0 50.00
Azhar Mahmood not out 50 137 96 8 1 52.08
Moin Khan not out 6 56 33 0 0 18.18
Extras (b 2, lb 2, nb 10) 14
  Total (6 wickets; 57.4 overs) 182 (3.15 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  AA Donald 11 4 25 1 2.27
  SM Pollock 8 1 22 0 2.75 (8nb)
  BM McMillan 8 1 24 0 3.00 (3nb)
  JH Kallis 7.4 1 21 2 2.73
  PL Symcox 16 2 56 2 3.50
  WJ Cronje 6 1 28 1 4.66
  DJ Cullinan 1 0 2 0 2.00

Match details


Toss - Pakistan, who chose to bat
Series - 3-match series level 0-0
Test debuts - Ali Naqvi, Azhar Mahmood and Mohammad Ramzan (Pakistan)
Player of the match - Azhar Mahmood (Pakistan)
Umpires - Javed Akhtar and S Venkataraghavan (India)
TV umpire - Said Ahmed Shah
Match referee - RS Madugalle (Sri Lanka)
Close of play
  • Mon, 6 Oct - day 1 - Pakistan 1st innings 216/6 (Moin Khan 8*, Azhar Mahmood 4*)
  • Tue, 7 Oct - day 2 - Pakistan 1st innings 345/9 (Azhar Mahmood 72*, Mushtaq Ahmed 6*)
  • Wed, 8 Oct - day 3 - South Africa 1st innings 139/1 (G Kirsten 62*, JH Kallis 20*)
  • Thu, 9 Oct - day 4 - South Africa 1st innings 359/6 (SM Pollock 35*, DJ Richardson 30*)
  • Fri, 10 Oct - day 5 - Pakistan 2nd innings 182/6 (57.4 ov) - end of match

Match Notes


Day 3
Day 2
Day 1
    • Pakistan 1st innings: 3x7-ball overs (by umpire Javed Akhtar - overs 21, 83 and 105)
    • Pakistan 1st innings: 1x5-ball over (by umpire Javed Akhtar - over 35)
    • Ali Naqvi is the 5th Pakistani batsman to score a century on debut.
    • New ball taken after 82 overs.
    • At the end of 82nd over, Schultz left the field. Rhodes came on as the substitute.
    • Moin Khan had an all run 4.
    • The light was offered to the batsmen after 86.2 overs, ending play on the first day.
    • 3 hours of play lost due to overnight rain and wet outfield.
    • Brett Schultz has injured his shoulder and may not bowl further in the match.
    • The 10th wicket partnership of 151 between Azhar Mahmood and Mushtaq Ahmed equalled the Test record for this wicket (Hastings and Collinge for New Zealand v Pakistan, Auckland, 1972-73), and beat the previous Pakistan record of 133 (Wasim Raja and Wasim Bari, v West Indies, Bridgetown, 1976-77)
    • Azhar Mahmood is the 6th Pakistani batsman to score a century on debut.
    • First occasion of two players making century on debut (Ali Naqvi and Azhar Mahmood) in the same Test innings.
    • Highest Test scores for Waqar Younis and Mushtaq Ahmed.
 
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