Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Best performances - Batsmen

VVS Laxman
96(171) 12x4 - 0x6
Control %83%
  • Productive Shot
  • cut shot on back foot
  • 19 runs
  • 3x4 - 0x6
11 15 9 23 18 3 1 16
AG Prince
39(108) 3x4 - 0x6
Control %83%
  • Productive Shot
  • leg glance
  • 9 runs
  • 0x4 - 0x6
1 7 2 7 10 4 2 6

Best performances - Bowlers

DW Steyn
O19
M6
R50
W6
Eco2.63
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
Harbhajan Singh
O7.2
M2
R10
W4
Eco1.36
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF

Partnerships

  • INDIA - 1st
  • SA - 1st
  • INDIA - 2nd
  • SA - 2nd

India - 1st - Innings

43
V Sehwag25 (32)
M Vijay15 (32)
5
R Dravid1 (3)
M Vijay4 (10)
31
SR Tendulkar13 (22)
R Dravid17 (20)
38
R Dravid7 (45)
VVS Laxman28 (60)
13
VVS Laxman10 (13)
CA Pujara2 (11)
26
MS Dhoni9 (18)
CA Pujara17 (34)
34
Harbhajan Singh21 (39)
MS Dhoni12 (25)
3
MS Dhoni3 (5)
Z Khan0 (5)
12
MS Dhoni11 (9)
I Sharma1 (8)
0
S Sreesanth0 (1)
I Sharma0 (1)

South Africa - 1st - Innings

23
GC Smith9 (11)
AN Petersen14 (19)
23
HM Amla10 (15)
AN Petersen10 (20)
21
JH Kallis10 (17)
HM Amla8 (14)
7
HM Amla6 (4)
AB de Villiers0 (5)
22
AG Prince9 (42)
HM Amla9 (13)
4
MV Boucher0 (5)
AG Prince4 (4)
3
MV Boucher2 (4)
DW Steyn1 (11)
0
MV Boucher0 (0)
PL Harris0 (5)
24
MV Boucher10 (13)
M Morkel10 (30)
4
MV Boucher4 (2)
LL Tsotsobe0 (2)

India - 2nd - Innings

42
V Sehwag32 (31)
M Vijay9 (24)
2
R Dravid2 (5)
M Vijay0 (3)
4
SR Tendulkar4 (3)
R Dravid0 (2)
8
SR Tendulkar2 (7)
VVS Laxman2 (10)
37
VVS Laxman21 (50)
CA Pujara10 (56)
48
VVS Laxman21 (26)
MS Dhoni21 (35)
7
VVS Laxman3 (6)
Harbhajan Singh4 (7)
70
VVS Laxman39 (54)
Z Khan27 (63)
5
VVS Laxman5 (15)
I Sharma0 (16)
5
VVS Laxman5 (10)
S Sreesanth0 (2)

South Africa - 2nd - Innings

63
GC Smith37 (38)
AN Petersen23 (38)
19
HM Amla16 (14)
AN Petersen3 (7)
0
JH Kallis0 (2)
HM Amla0 (2)
41
JH Kallis17 (50)
AB de Villiers24 (58)
13
AG Prince3 (17)
AB de Villiers9 (18)
7
MV Boucher1 (6)
AG Prince6 (10)
12
AG Prince2 (12)
DW Steyn10 (24)
27
AG Prince17 (44)
PL Harris7 (28)
33
AG Prince11 (25)
M Morkel20 (47)
0
AG Prince0 (0)
LL Tsotsobe0 (2)
  • The tough get going

    The conditions were the most difficult Laxman had encountered in his career. Tailor-made, in other words

  • The secret of Zaheer's success

    He has learnt the art of bringing the ball back into the right-hander too and also sacrificed a bit of pace for accuracy

  • India exorcise demons of 1996

    Fourteen years ago, in Durban, India suffered one of their worst defeats in Tests. What has changed since then? We spoke to three players who featured in that Test

  • 'Durban among toughest wickets I've played' - Laxman

    VVS Laxman ranks Durban "up there" with the best wins of his career, especially because on the first day the batsmen had to counter "one of the most challenging wickets I have played on in my career".

  • Dhoni downplays Kingsmead achievement

    In typical fashion, MS Dhoni has sought to downplay the Durban win, saying this win is as special as ones that came in Kanpur, Eden Gardens or anywhere else

South Africa 4th innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st63GC SmithAN Petersen
2nd19HM AmlaAN Petersen
3rd0JH KallisHM Amla
4th41JH KallisAB de Villiers
5th13AG PrinceAB de Villiers
6th7MV BoucherAG Prince
7th12AG PrinceDW Steyn
8th27AG PrincePL Harris
9th33AG PrinceM Morkel
10th0AG PrinceLL Tsotsobe