India in South Africa Test Series - 1st Test

South Africa v India

South Africa won by 328 runs

South Africa 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
AC Hudson c †Mongia b Ganguly 80 288 191 12 0 41.88
G Kirsten b Prasad 2 17 12 0 0 16.66
AM Bacher lbw b Srinath 25 109 73 3 1 34.24
DJ Cullinan c †Mongia b Prasad 1 6 6 0 0 16.66
WJ Cronje* c †Mongia b Prasad 15 45 41 3 0 36.58
HH Gibbs c †Mongia b Johnson 0 18 10 0 0 0.00
BM McMillan lbw b Johnson 34 128 99 2 0 34.34
SM Pollock not out 23 94 47 3 0 48.93
DJ Richardson b Prasad 24 40 31 4 0 77.41
L Klusener c †Mongia b Srinath 1 4 4 0 0 25.00
AA Donald c Rathour b Prasad 5 8 11 1 0 45.45
Extras (b 4, lb 10, nb 11) 25
Total (all out; 86 overs) 235 (2.73 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-8 (Kirsten), 2-70 (Bacher), 3-71 (Cullinan), 4-99 (Cronje), 5-113 (Gibbs), 6-162 (Hudson), 7-190 (McMillan), 8-229 (Richardson), 9-230 (Klusener), 10-235 (Donald)
Bowling O M R W Econ
J Srinath 20 7 36 2 1.80
BKV Prasad 19 6 60 5 3.15
DJ Johnson 15 2 52 2 3.46
SR Tendulkar 2.4 2 0 0 0.00
A Kumble 20.2 3 61 0 3.00
SC Ganguly 9 4 12 1 1.33
India 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
V Rathour c Hudson b Donald 7 48 42 0 0 16.66
WV Raman b Pollock 0 13 3 0 0 0.00
SC Ganguly c Klusener b Pollock 16 80 45 1 0 35.55
SR Tendulkar* b Donald 15 58 45 2 0 33.33
M Azharuddin c Bacher b McMillan 15 28 15 1 1 100.00
R Dravid lbw b McMillan 7 31 23 0 0 30.43
NR Mongia c †Richardson b Donald 4 17 13 1 0 30.76
A Kumble not out 13 46 27 0 1 48.14
J Srinath c Cullinan b Donald 0 2 1 0 0 0.00
DJ Johnson c Bacher b Donald 3 20 10 0 0 30.00
BKV Prasad c †Richardson b Klusener 4 20 16 0 0 25.00
Extras (b 4, lb 3, w 2, nb 7) 16
Total (all out; 39.1 overs) 100 (2.55 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-2 (Raman), 2-22 (Rathour), 3-36 (Ganguly), 4-52 (Tendulkar), 5-68 (Azharuddin), 6-74 (Dravid), 7-74 (Mongia), 8-74 (Srinath), 9-89 (Johnson), 10-100 (Prasad)
Bowling O M R W Econ
AA Donald 16 5 40 5 2.50
SM Pollock 8 2 18 2 2.25
L Klusener 7.1 2 8 1 1.11
BM McMillan 8 2 27 2 3.37
South Africa 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
AC Hudson c Tendulkar b Kumble 52 166 97 8 0 53.60
G Kirsten c Dravid b Prasad 2 17 17 0 0 11.76
AM Bacher c Tendulkar b Kumble 55 129 101 9 0 54.45
DJ Cullinan c †Mongia b Prasad 3 14 8 0 0 37.50
WJ Cronje* c †Mongia b Prasad 17 71 46 1 0 36.95
HH Gibbs lbw b Srinath 25 71 47 3 0 53.19
BM McMillan not out 51 96 54 4 3 94.44
SM Pollock c Rathour b Prasad 2 15 14 0 0 14.28
DJ Richardson b Srinath 4 13 4 0 0 100.00
L Klusener c †Mongia b Srinath 4 4 4 1 0 100.00
AA Donald c Rathour b Prasad 26 57 35 3 0 74.28
Extras (b 7, lb 6, nb 5) 18
Total (all out; 70 overs) 259 (3.70 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-4 (Kirsten), 2-115 (Bacher), 3-120 (Cullinan), 4-120 (Hudson), 5-164 (Cronje), 6-164 (Gibbs), 7-171 (Pollock), 8-181 (Richardson), 9-185 (Klusener), 10-259 (Donald)
Bowling O M R W Econ
J Srinath 23 5 80 3 3.47
BKV Prasad 25 4 93 5 3.72
DJ Johnson 9 1 39 0 4.33
A Kumble 11 3 26 2 2.36
SC Ganguly 2 0 8 0 4.00
India 2nd innings (target: 395 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
V Rathour c †Richardson b Donald 2 1 2 0 0 100.00
WV Raman b Donald 1 21 8 0 0 12.50
SC Ganguly b Donald 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
SR Tendulkar* c Kirsten b Pollock 4 32 25 1 0 16.00
M Azharuddin c Klusener b Pollock 8 26 14 1 0 57.14
R Dravid not out 27 120 73 5 0 36.98
NR Mongia c Cronje b Klusener 4 37 29 0 0 13.79
A Kumble c Hudson b Klusener 2 21 17 0 0 11.76
J Srinath run out (Bacher) 7 14 17 0 0 41.17
DJ Johnson c Klusener b Pollock 5 13 12 1 0 41.66
BKV Prasad c Hudson b Donald 1 20 10 0 0 10.00
Extras (lb 2, nb 3) 5
Total (all out; 34.1 overs) 66 (1.93 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-2 (Rathour), 2-2 (Ganguly), 3-7 (Raman), 4-15 (Tendulkar), 5-20 (Azharuddin), 6-25 (Mongia), 7-40 (Kumble), 8-51 (Srinath), 9-59 (Johnson), 10-66 (Prasad)
Bowling O M R W Econ
AA Donald 11.1 4 14 4 1.25
SM Pollock 12 4 25 3 2.08
L Klusener 9 2 16 2 1.77
BM McMillan 2 0 9 0 4.50
Match details
Toss India, who chose to field
Series South Africa led the 3-match series 1-0
Test debut AM Bacher (South Africa)
Player of the match AC Hudson (South Africa)
Umpires RS Dunne (New Zealand) and DL Orchard
TV umpire RE Koertzen
Match referee BN Jarman (Australia)
Close of play
Thu, 26 Dec - day 1 - India 1st innings 2/0 (V Rathour 2*, WV Raman 0*, 2 ov)
Fri, 27 Dec - day 2 - South Africa 2nd innings 164/4 (WJ Cronje 17*, HH Gibbs 25*, 51 ov)
Sat, 28 Dec - day 3 - India 2nd innings 66 (34.1 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • Day 1
  • Day 3
  • McMillan and Donald add 74 runs for the 10th wicket. A record for South Africa at Kingsmead.
  • Mongia's 8 catches in the match a new record for India.
  • India's 66 all out lowest completed total against South Africa
 
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Series Results
South Africa v India at Johannesburg - Jan 16-20, 1997
Match drawn
South Africa v India at Cape Town - Jan 2-6, 1997
South Africa won by 282 runs
South Africa v India at Durban - Dec 26-28, 1996
South Africa won by 328 runs
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