Player of the Match
Player of the Match
  • BATSMEN
    R
    M
    B
    4s
    6s
    SR
    c Smith b Ntini
    32
    161
    110
    4
    0
    29.09
    c †Boucher b Ntini
    6
    21
    15
    1
    0
    40.00
    c Nel b Ntini
    5
    9
    8
    1
    0
    62.50
    b Nel
    196
    430
    286
    25
    0
    68.53
    c & b Boje
    35
    119
    70
    5
    0
    50.00
    b Ntini
    0
    4
    7
    0
    0
    0.00
    b Nel
    5
    20
    17
    1
    0
    29.41
    c Rudolph b Ntini
    26
    85
    77
    3
    0
    33.76
    b Ntini
    15
    24
    29
    3
    0
    51.72
    lbw b Nel
    2
    16
    9
    0
    0
    22.22
    not out
    1
    20
    5
    0
    0
    20.00
    Extras
    24 (b 4, lb 8, nb 5, w 2, pen 5)
    TOTAL
    347 all out (104.4 Overs, RR: 3.31, 460 minutes)
    Fall of wickets: 1-7 (CH Gayle, 5.3 ov), 2-13 (RR Sarwan, 7.2 ov), 3-108 (WW Hinds, 35.5 ov), 4-203 (S Chanderpaul, 60.2 ov), 5-204 (DJ Pagon, 61.4 ov), 6-225 (DJ Bravo, 67.1 ov), 7-299 (CO Browne, 91.5 ov), 8-318 (DBL Powell, 97.4 ov), 9-325 (PT Collins, 100.4 ov), 10-347 (BC Lara, 104.4 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    A Nel28.477132.4710
    M Ntini2839563.3902
    JH Kallis1344103.1500
    M Zondeki1507104.7313
    N Boje2025212.6000
  • BATSMEN
    R
    M
    B
    4s
    6s
    SR
    lbw b Boje
    22
    167
    126
    1
    0
    17.46
    c de Villiers b Ntini
    1
    23
    16
    0
    0
    6.25
    not out
    107
    348
    221
    11
    0
    48.41
    b Boje
    4
    8
    7
    1
    0
    57.14
    lbw b Ntini
    1
    5
    5
    0
    0
    20.00
    b Ntini
    2
    18
    19
    0
    0
    10.52
    c †Boucher b Ntini
    33
    128
    116
    3
    0
    28.44
    lbw b Ntini
    2
    11
    10
    0
    0
    20.00
    c Kallis b Nel
    1
    5
    7
    0
    0
    14.28
    b Ntini
    0
    14
    10
    0
    0
    0.00
    b Ntini
    0
    9
    5
    0
    0
    0.00
    Extras
    21 (b 6, lb 10, nb 4, w 1)
    TOTAL
    194 all out (89.5 Overs, RR: 2.15, 373 minutes)
    Fall of wickets: 1-14 (CH Gayle, 5.6 ov), 2-79 (WW Hinds, 38.1 ov), 3-85 (BC Lara, 40.2 ov), 4-86 (S Chanderpaul, 41.1 ov), 5-92 (DJ Pagon, 45.5 ov), 6-180 (DJ Bravo, 81.3 ov), 7-188 (CO Browne, 83.4 ov), 8-189 (DBL Powell, 84.6 ov), 9-190 (PT Collins, 87.6 ov), 10-194 (RD King, 89.5 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    A Nel2164212.0010
    M Ntini19.573771.8601
    M Zondeki1142402.1803
    N Boje2063721.8500
    JH Kallis1132902.6300
    GC Smith71901.2800

Close of Play

  • Fri, 8 Apr - day 1 - West Indies 1st innings 281/6 (BC Lara 159*, CO Browne 19*, 87 ov)
  • Sat, 9 Apr - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 182/3 (GC Smith 90*, M Zondeki 1*, 67 ov)
  • Sun, 10 Apr - day 3 - South Africa 1st innings 370/6 (AG Prince 41*, MV Boucher 28*, 157 ov)
  • Mon, 11 Apr - day 4 - West Indies 2nd innings 170/5 (RR Sarwan 93*, DJ Bravo 30*, 78 ov)
  • Tue, 12 Apr - day 5 - South Africa 2nd innings 146/2 (44.5 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • Subcontinental giants, and runs in defeats

    A look at teams visiting in the subcontinent, and Brian Lara's continued run-spree in West Indian defeats

  • Ntini's eyes tell of his passion

    Makhaya Ntini's voice crackles from the boundary like a loose connection spitting with renegade volts, and his eyes are barbed beams of passion. He is energy itself dressed in increasingly undone whites. Damn fool needs to be told when he's tired, because

  • Unplayable Ntini trounces West Indies

    Makhaya Ntini recorded his best Test figures of 7 for 37, to complete a sensational 13-wicket match haul, as South Africa ripped through West Indies' resistance on the final day at Trinidad.

  • Sarwan and Bravo keep West Indies afloat

    Ramnaresh Sarwan reached the close of the fourth day in Trinidad on 93 not out, seven runs short of the seventh and, potentially, most valuable Test century of his 51-match career, as he and Dwayne Bravo added 78 for the sixth wicket in a crucial

  • Smith hundred puts sloppy West Indies on the back foot

    Graeme Smith's ninth Test hundred helped put South Africa, who finished on 370 for 6, a lead of 23, in a strong position at the end of the third day at Port of Spain