Pakistan tour of South Africa, 2nd Test: South Africa v Pakistan at Durban, Feb 26-Mar 2, 1998
Pakistan won by 29 runs
Played at Kingsmead, Durban
26,27,28 February, 1,2 March 1998 (5-day match)
  Pakistan 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
Saeed Anwar lbw b Donald 43 136 84 7 0 51.19
Aamer Sohail* c †Boucher b Pollock 17 45 39 2 0 43.58
Ijaz Ahmed c de Villiers b Pollock 2 18 10 0 0 20.00
Mohammad Wasim c Kallis b Donald 12 34 28 0 0 42.85
Yousuf Youhana c †Boucher b Donald 5 24 15 0 0 33.33
Moin Khan c Donald b de Villiers 25 47 36 4 0 69.44
Azhar Mahmood b Donald 132 198 163 24 0 80.98
Mushtaq Ahmed c Kallis b Klusener 2 24 18 0 0 11.11
Waqar Younis c Hudson b Donald 6 27 21 1 0 28.57
Shoaib Akhtar c †Boucher b Klusener 6 82 21 1 0 28.57
Fazl-e-Akbar not out 0 22 10 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 2, lb 1, w 2, nb 4) 9
  Total (all out; 73.2 overs) 259 (3.53 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  AA Donald 19.2 4 79 5 4.08 (1w)
  PS de Villiers 18 5 55 1 3.05 (1nb, 1w)
  SM Pollock 18 3 55 2 3.05 (2nb)
  L Klusener 18 3 67 2 3.72 (1nb)
  South Africa 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
AM Bacher c †Moin Khan b Fazl-e-Akbar 17 63 39 1 0 43.58
G Kirsten c Azhar Mahmood b Fazl-e-Akbar 0 9 7 0 0 0.00
JH Kallis b Shoaib Akhtar 43 219 138 6 0 31.15
HD Ackerman c Mohammad Wasim b Mushtaq Ahmed 57 228 155 6 0 36.77
AC Hudson lbw b Shoaib Akhtar 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
WJ Cronje* lbw b Mushtaq Ahmed 3 24 22 0 0 13.63
SM Pollock not out 70 163 106 5 2 66.03
MV Boucher b Shoaib Akhtar 2 26 20 0 0 10.00
L Klusener b Shoaib Akhtar 6 12 5 1 0 120.00
PS de Villiers b Shoaib Akhtar 7 16 9 1 0 77.77
AA Donald lbw b Mushtaq Ahmed 11 67 46 1 0 23.91
Extras (b 4, lb 2, w 3, nb 6) 15
  Total (all out; 90 overs) 231 (2.56 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  Waqar Younis 19 3 63 0 3.31 (2nb)
  Fazl-e-Akbar 8 2 16 2 2.00 (1nb)
  Shoaib Akhtar 12 1 43 5 3.58 (1w)
  Mushtaq Ahmed 32 9 71 3 2.21 (1w)
  Azhar Mahmood 17 6 28 0 1.64 (2nb, 1w)
  Aamer Sohail 2 0 4 0 2.00
  Pakistan 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
Saeed Anwar lbw b Pollock 118 312 209 18 0 56.45
Aamer Sohail* c †Boucher b Donald 36 144 113 4 0 31.85
Ijaz Ahmed b de Villiers 24 85 65 3 0 36.92
Mohammad Wasim run out (Cronje) 5 4 3 1 0 166.66
Yousuf Youhana c †Boucher b Pollock 1 40 25 0 0 4.00
Moin Khan lbw b Pollock 5 23 14 1 0 35.71
Azhar Mahmood c †Boucher b Pollock 1 18 13 0 0 7.69
Mushtaq Ahmed run out 20 39 27 3 0 74.07
Waqar Younis c Klusener b Pollock 0 18 12 0 0 0.00
Shoaib Akhtar not out 1 11 1 0 0 100.00
Fazl-e-Akbar c Klusener b Pollock 0 2 3 0 0 0.00
Extras (lb 7, w 2, nb 6) 15
  Total (all out; 79.3 overs) 226 (2.84 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  PS de Villiers 16 1 51 1 3.18 (2nb)
  AA Donald 10 3 20 1 2.00 (2nb, 2w)
  SM Pollock 22.3 6 50 6 2.22 (1nb)
  L Klusener 9 1 32 0 3.55 (3nb)
  WJ Cronje 5 0 20 0 4.00
  JH Kallis 17 1 46 0 2.70
  South Africa 2nd innings (target: 255 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
G Kirsten c sub (Rashid Latif) b Mushtaq Ahmed 25 104 77 4 0 32.46
AM Bacher lbw b Fazl-e-Akbar 0 7 5 0 0 0.00
JH Kallis c †Moin Khan b Mushtaq Ahmed 22 113 89 2 0 24.71
HD Ackerman lbw b Mushtaq Ahmed 11 73 58 1 0 18.96
AC Hudson c Fazl-e-Akbar b Mushtaq Ahmed 8 67 43 1 0 18.60
WJ Cronje* c †Moin Khan b Waqar Younis 11 56 36 1 0 30.55
SM Pollock st †Moin Khan b Mushtaq Ahmed 30 50 38 5 0 78.94
MV Boucher b Waqar Younis 52 128 100 7 0 52.00
L Klusener lbw b Mushtaq Ahmed 2 77 20 0 0 10.00
PS de Villiers not out 46 103 67 6 0 68.65
AA Donald lbw b Waqar Younis 0 7 2 0 0 0.00
Extras (lb 15, nb 3) 18
  Total (all out; 88.2 overs) 225 (2.54 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  Waqar Younis 17.2 1 60 3 3.46 (3nb)
  Fazl-e-Akbar 5 2 16 1 3.20
  Shoaib Akhtar 11 0 20 0 1.81 (1nb)
  Mushtaq Ahmed 37 13 78 6 2.10
  Azhar Mahmood 11 4 12 0 1.09
  Aamer Sohail 7 1 24 0 3.42

Match details


Toss - South Africa, who chose to field
Series - Pakistan led the 3-match series 1-0
Test debuts - Fazl-e-Akbar and Yousuf Youhana (Pakistan); HD Ackerman (South Africa)
Player of the match - Mushtaq Ahmed (Pakistan)
Umpires - MJ Kitchen (England) and DL Orchard
TV umpire - RE Koertzen
Match referee - JR Reid (New Zealand)
Close of play
  • Thu, 26 Feb - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 23/1 (AM Bacher 14*, JH Kallis 7*, 6 ov)
  • Fri, 27 Feb - day 2 - Pakistan 2nd innings 11/0 (Saeed Anwar 8*, Aamer Sohail 2*, 2 ov)
  • Sat, 28 Feb - day 3 - Pakistan 2nd innings 222/8 (Mushtaq Ahmed 16*, Shoaib Akhtar 1*, 78.1 ov)
  • Sun, 1 Mar - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 186/8 (MV Boucher 36*, PS de Villiers 26*, 80 ov)
  • Mon, 2 Mar - day 5 - South Africa 2nd innings 225 (88.2 ov) - end of match

Match Notes


Day 5
Day 4
Day 3
Day 2
Day 1
    • Lunch: Pak 81/3 (27 overs)
    • Tea: Pak 170/8 (55 overs)
    • Mahmood dropped by Donald on 91,
    • Record 9th wicket partnership between Azhar Mahmood and Shoaib Aktar of 80 for Kingsmead.
    • 8 overs lost through bad light.
    • Lunch: SA 65/2 (33 overs)
    • Tea: SA 132/5 (59 overs)
    • Lunch: Pak 98/0 (32 overs)
    • Tea: Pak 176/3 (59 overs)
    • Highest 1st wicket partnership (101) against South Africa since 1966/67 season
    • Mushtaq Ahmed dropped by Kallis on 9
    • Lunch: RSA 37/1 (20 overs)
    • Tea: 91/5 (51 overs)
    • Catches dropped: * Kirsten on 21 by Sohail * Kallis on 14 by Wasim * Hudson on 2 by Wasim * de Villiers on 14 by Ijaz * Boucher on 18 by Latif
    • Lost 7 overs due to bad light
    • Pakistan take 43 mins and 8.2 overs to wrap up the 2nd Test, and record their first ever Test win against South Africa
 
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