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)
Fall of wickets 1-45 (Saeed Anwar), 2-114 (Mohammad Ramzan), 3-135 (Ijaz Ahmed), 4-152 (Inzamam-ul-Haq), 5-196 (Mohammad Wasim), 6-206 (Ali Naqvi), 7-230 (Moin Khan), 8-231 (Saqlain Mushtaq), 9-305 (Waqar Younis), 10-456 (Mushtaq Ahmed)
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)
Fall of wickets 1-107 (Bacher), 2-221 (Kallis), 3-228 (Kirsten), 4-249 (Cullinan), 5-278 (Cronje), 6-282 (McMillan), 7-388 (Pollock), 8-393 (Symcox), 9-399 (Donald), 10-403 (Schultz)
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)
Did not bat Saqlain Mushtaq, Waqar Younis, Mushtaq Ahmed
Fall of wickets 1-5 (Saeed Anwar), 2-33 (Ali Naqvi), 3-42 (Mohammad Ramzan), 4-66 (Ijaz Ahmed), 5-80 (Mohammad Wasim), 6-148 (Inzamam-ul-Haq)
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 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • 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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