South Africa in India ODI Series - 3rd ODI

India v South Africa

South Africa won by 2 wickets (with 6 balls remaining)

India innings (50 overs maximum) R M B 4s 6s SR
SC Ganguly* c †Boucher b Elworthy 56 78 54 8 1 103.70
SR Tendulkar lbw b Pollock 12 48 28 1 0 42.85
R Dravid run out (†Boucher/Pollock) 73 172 109 4 1 66.97
M Azharuddin c †Boucher b Kallis 2 12 9 0 0 22.22
A Jadeja c Kallis b Cronje 31 76 56 0 0 55.35
SB Joshi run out (Gibbs/†Boucher) 23 16 16 2 1 143.75
RR Singh run out (Strydom/†Boucher) 9 12 9 1 0 100.00
SS Dighe not out 17 24 17 0 0 100.00
AB Agarkar b Kallis 8 8 5 1 0 160.00
Extras (b 1, lb 4, w 9, nb 3) 17
Total (8 wickets; 50 overs; 230 mins) 248 (4.96 runs per over)
Did not bat T Kumaran, A Kumble
Fall of wickets 1-61 (Tendulkar, 10.5 ov), 2-80 (Ganguly, 15.4 ov), 3-85 (Azharuddin, 18.5 ov), 4-147 (Jadeja, 37.1 ov), 5-182 (Joshi, 41.4 ov), 6-209 (Singh, 44.4 ov), 7-238 (Dravid, 48.5 ov), 8-248 (Agarkar, 49.6 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
SM Pollock 10 1 36 1 3.60 (2nb)
S Elworthy 10 1 44 1 4.40 (1nb, 1w)
WJ Cronje 10 0 69 1 6.90 (1w)
JH Kallis 10 0 37 2 3.70 (2w)
L Klusener 2 0 11 0 5.50
N Boje 4 0 22 0 5.50
DM Benkenstein 1 0 9 0 9.00
PC Strydom 3 0 15 0 5.00 (4w)
South Africa innings (target: 249 runs from 49 overs) R M B 4s 6s SR
G Kirsten b Tendulkar 93 162 111 8 0 83.78
HH Gibbs c Tendulkar b Kumble 19 36 29 2 0 65.51
N Boje c Agarkar b Tendulkar 14 14 12 3 0 116.66
JH Kallis b Joshi 10 19 15 0 1 66.66
WJ Cronje* lbw b Tendulkar 66 107 71 7 1 92.95
DM Benkenstein b Kumble 0 2 4 0 0 0.00
L Klusener c Ganguly b Tendulkar 6 20 16 0 0 37.50
SM Pollock b Dravid 14 25 15 2 0 93.33
MV Boucher not out 17 22 14 1 1 121.42
PC Strydom not out 1 3 3 0 0 33.33
Extras (b 1, w 8, nb 2) 11
Total (8 wickets; 48 overs; 212 mins) 251 (5.22 runs per over)
Did not bat S Elworthy
Fall of wickets 1-42 (Gibbs, 8.3 ov), 2-63 (Boje, 11.6 ov), 3-91 (Kallis, 17.6 ov), 4-204 (Kirsten, 37.6 ov), 5-205 (Benkenstein, 38.5 ov), 6-217 (Cronje, 41.5 ov), 7-219 (Klusener, 43.2 ov), 8-244 (Pollock, 47.2 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
AB Agarkar 8 0 36 0 4.50 (1w)
T Kumaran 5 0 31 0 6.20 (1w)
SB Joshi 10 0 56 1 5.60 (3w)
A Kumble 10 0 39 2 3.90 (1nb, 1w)
SR Tendulkar 10 0 56 4 5.60 (1w)
SC Ganguly 3 0 16 0 5.33 (1nb, 1w)
R Dravid 2 0 16 1 8.00
Match details
Toss South Africa, who chose to field
Series India led the 5-match series 2-1
Player of the match WJ Cronje (South Africa)
Umpires V Chopra and TR Kashyappan
TV umpire SC Gupta
Match referee R Subba Row (England)
Match notes
  • SC Ganguly 50 in 46 balls, 8x4, 1x6
  • South Africa were fined 1 over for a slow over rate
 
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Mar 19, 2000

Indian batsman Rahul Dravid on his way to 73 runs during the one-day cricket international between India and South Africa 15 March 2000. South Africa are chasing India's challenging 248. With the gloves at ready is South African wicket keeper  Mark Boucher (L).

Rahul Dravid about to launch into a drive

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Mar 19, 2000

Indian captain and opening batsman Saurav Ganguly, blocks a delivery on his way to scoring a quick 56 runs during the one-day cricket international between India and South Africa, 15 March 2000 in Faridabad. South Africa are chasing India's challenging 248. In the background is South African wicket keeper Mark Boucher.

Ganguly middles the ball in his essay of 56 at Faridabad

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