Australia tour of South Africa, 2nd Test: South Africa v Australia at Port Elizabeth, Mar 14-17, 1997
Australia won by 2 wickets
14,15,16,17 March 1997 (5-day match)
  South Africa 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
G Kirsten c Hayden b Gillespie 0 27 19 0 0 0.00
AM Bacher c Elliott b McGrath 11 51 34 2 0 32.35
JH Kallis c Blewett b Gillespie 0 19 12 0 0 0.00
DJ Cullinan c Warne b Gillespie 34 78 59 4 0 57.62
WJ Cronje* b McGrath 0 11 7 0 0 0.00
HH Gibbs b Gillespie 31 93 65 5 0 47.69
BM McMillan c SR Waugh b Warne 55 187 108 7 0 50.92
SM Pollock lbw b Gillespie 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
DJ Richardson c McGrath b Warne 47 116 105 4 1 44.76
AA Donald c & b Warne 9 46 30 1 0 30.00
PR Adams not out 5 8 8 1 0 62.50
Extras (b 8, lb 8, w 1) 17
  Total (all out; 74.4 overs) 209 (2.79 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  GD McGrath 22 7 66 2 3.00
  JN Gillespie 23 10 54 5 2.34 (1w)
  SK Warne 23.4 5 62 3 2.61
  GS Blewett 4 2 3 0 0.75
  MG Bevan 2 0 8 0 4.00
  Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
ML Hayden c Cullinan b Pollock 0 15 14 0 0 0.00
MA Taylor* c †Richardson b Pollock 8 65 44 0 0 18.18
MTG Elliott run out (Bacher) 23 166 121 4 0 19.00
ME Waugh lbw b Cronje 20 67 36 3 0 55.55
SR Waugh c †Richardson b McMillan 8 55 49 1 0 16.32
GS Blewett b Donald 13 82 46 0 0 28.26
MG Bevan c †Richardson b McMillan 0 16 13 0 0 0.00
IA Healy c Bacher b Cronje 5 47 33 0 0 15.15
SK Warne lbw b Adams 18 49 27 2 0 66.66
JN Gillespie not out 1 44 37 0 0 2.70
GD McGrath c †Richardson b Kallis 0 5 7 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 1, lb 7, w 2, nb 2) 12
  Total (all out; 70.4 overs) 108 (1.52 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  AA Donald 23 13 18 1 0.78 (1nb)
  SM Pollock 6 3 6 2 1.00 (1nb)
  PR Adams 4 0 5 1 1.25
  BM McMillan 14 2 32 2 2.28
  WJ Cronje 14 7 21 2 1.50
  JH Kallis 9.4 2 18 1 1.86 (1nb, 2w)
  South Africa 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
G Kirsten b Gillespie 43 138 106 7 0 40.56
AM Bacher c McGrath b Gillespie 49 173 129 7 0 37.98
JH Kallis run out (Blewett) 2 31 26 0 0 7.69
DJ Cullinan lbw b Gillespie 2 15 11 0 0 18.18
WJ Cronje* c †Healy b Bevan 27 89 66 5 0 40.90
HH Gibbs c ME Waugh b McGrath 7 32 22 0 0 31.81
BM McMillan lbw b Bevan 2 20 15 0 0 13.33
SM Pollock lbw b Warne 17 27 22 4 0 77.27
DJ Richardson not out 3 32 21 0 0 14.28
AA Donald c Warne b Bevan 7 22 19 1 0 36.84
PR Adams c Taylor b Warne 1 5 8 0 0 12.50
Extras (b 1, lb 5, nb 2) 8
  Total (all out; 73.4 overs) 168 (2.28 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  GD McGrath 13 3 43 1 3.30 (2nb)
  JN Gillespie 18 4 49 3 2.72
  SR Waugh 4.3 0 16 0 3.55
  GS Blewett 7.3 3 16 0 2.13
  SK Warne 17.4 7 20 2 1.13 (1nb)
  MG Bevan 13 3 18 3 1.38
  Australia 2nd innings (target: 270 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
MA Taylor* lbw b McMillan 13 43 31 1 0 41.93
ML Hayden run out (Cronje) 14 64 37 2 0 37.83
MTG Elliott c & b Adams 44 114 91 8 0 48.35
ME Waugh b Kallis 116 323 228 17 1 50.87
SR Waugh c Cronje b Kallis 18 88 54 1 0 33.33
GS Blewett b Adams 7 46 42 1 0 16.66
MG Bevan c Cullinan b Cronje 24 98 62 3 0 38.70
IA Healy not out 10 19 9 1 1 111.11
SK Warne lbw b Kallis 3 6 3 0 0 100.00
JN Gillespie not out 0 7 5 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 11, lb 8, w 3) 22
  Total (8 wickets; 93.3 overs) 271 (2.89 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  AA Donald 26 6 75 0 2.88 (1w)
  BM McMillan 21 5 46 1 2.19
  WJ Cronje 9.3 1 36 1 3.78 (1w)
  JH Kallis 16 7 29 3 1.81 (1nb)
  PR Adams 21 4 66 2 3.14 (1w)

Match details


Toss - Australia, who chose to field
Series - Australia led the 3-match series 2-0
Player of the match - ME Waugh (Australia)
Umpires - RE Koertzen and S Venkataraghavan (India)
TV umpire - DL Orchard
Match referee - R Subba Row (England)
Close of play
  • Fri, 14 Mar - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 10/1 (MA Taylor 7*, MTG Elliott 1*)
  • Sat, 15 Mar - day 2 - South Africa 2nd innings 83/0 (G Kirsten 41*, AM Bacher 38*)
  • Sun, 16 Mar - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 145/3 (ME Waugh 54*, SR Waugh 11*)
  • Mon, 17 Mar - day 4 - Australia 2nd innings 271/8 (93.3 ov) - end of match

Match Notes


General
    • Notes:
    • Day 1
    • Attendance: 12500 Day 2
    • Australia's 108 is their second-lowest completed Test innings total against South Africa (lowest: 75)
    • Attendance: 6517 Day 3
    • Attendance: 10328 Day 4
    • ME Waugh dropped by Cullinan off Donald when he had 105 and the total was 244/5.
    • BG Jerling was the TV Umpire in place of DL Orchard
 
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