Player of the Match
Player of the Match
  • BATSMEN
    R
    B
    M
    4s
    6s
    SR
    c Boje b Pollock
    13
    37
    55
    1
    0
    35.13
    c †Boucher b Kallis
    81
    159
    218
    14
    0
    50.94
    b Boje
    40
    87
    110
    6
    0
    45.97
    c Donald b Klusener
    47
    106
    112
    5
    0
    44.33
    b Donald
    7
    83
    105
    0
    0
    8.43
    c Klusener b Boje
    69
    156
    210
    7
    0
    44.23
    lbw b Donald
    0
    1
    1
    0
    0
    0.00
    b Klusener
    6
    15
    27
    1
    0
    40.00
    run out (Gibbs)
    5
    13
    22
    1
    0
    38.46
    c Cullinan b Ntini
    9
    88
    117
    1
    0
    10.22
    not out
    2
    9
    14
    0
    0
    22.22
    Extras
    25 (b 2, lb 12, nb 9, w 2)
    TOTAL
    304 all out (124.1 Overs, RR: 2.44, 499 minutes)
    Fall of wickets: 1-43 (WW Hinds, 11.6 ov), 2-131 (MN Samuels, 39.4 ov), 3-165 (CH Gayle, 52.2 ov), 4-206 (BC Lara, 73.5 ov), 5-221 (RR Sarwan, 80.4 ov), 6-221 (RD Jacobs, 80.5 ov), 7-228 (NAM McLean, 87.3 ov), 8-238 (D Ramnarine, 91.6 ov), 9-300 (M Dillon, 121.1 ov), 10-304 (CL Hooper, 124.1 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    AA Donald2394321.8610
    SM Pollock1825413.0004
    M Ntini1224814.0001
    JH Kallis1723311.9412
    L Klusener35145621.6002
    N Boje19.165622.9200
  • BATSMEN
    R
    B
    M
    4s
    6s
    SR
    c †Jacobs b Walsh
    150
    338
    446
    13
    1
    44.37
    b Dillon
    8
    24
    50
    1
    0
    33.33
    lbw b McLean
    50
    181
    239
    4
    0
    27.62
    c †Jacobs b Ramnarine
    7
    11
    17
    1
    0
    63.63
    b Ramnarine
    4
    19
    25
    0
    0
    21.05
    lbw b Walsh
    52
    94
    132
    5
    0
    55.31
    lbw b McLean
    5
    10
    15
    1
    0
    50.00
    c Hinds b Dillon
    15
    33
    41
    3
    0
    45.45
    not out
    17
    33
    65
    1
    0
    51.51
    c Lara b Ramnarine
    2
    9
    15
    0
    0
    22.22
    c †Jacobs b Dillon
    11
    12
    15
    2
    0
    91.66
    Extras
    11 (b 4, lb 5, nb 2)
    TOTAL
    332 all out (127 Overs, RR: 2.61)
    Fall of wickets: 1-25 (HH Gibbs, 11.1 ov), 2-171 (JH Kallis, 72.5 ov), 3-186 (DJ Cullinan, 77.2 ov), 4-198 (ND McKenzie, 83.6 ov), 5-274 (G Kirsten, 108.4 ov), 6-285 (L Klusener, 111.4 ov), 7-287 (MV Boucher, 112.5 ov), 8-310 (N Boje, 120.5 ov), 9-315 (AA Donald, 123.3 ov), 10-332 (M Ntini, 126.6 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    CA Walsh2875622.0001
    M Dillon2756432.3701
    NAM McLean2207523.4000
    D Ramnarine41910532.5600
    CL Hooper802102.6200
    MN Samuels10202.0000

Close of Play

  • Fri, 09 Mar - day 1 - West Indies 1st innings 232/7 (CL Hooper 12*, D Ramnarine 4*, 90 ov)
  • Sat, 10 Mar - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 130/1 (G Kirsten 80*, JH Kallis 39*, 54 ov)
  • Sun, 11 Mar - day 3 - West Indies 2nd innings 50/0 (WW Hinds 13*, CH Gayle 27*, 15 ov)
  • Mon, 12 Mar - day 4 - West Indies 2nd innings 286/4 (RR Sarwan 71*, CL Hooper 31*, 105 ov)
  • Tue, 13 Mar - day 5 - South Africa 2nd innings 142/2 (69.3 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • First Test a learning experience for both teams

    It was a pity that South Africa never really took up the challenge set by Carl Hooper's West Indies of trying to score that 306 in a minimum of 76 overs, an initial asking rate of about 4.02

  • An Even Break

    Georgetown Stymied by an unco-operative pitch, the West Indies and South Africa could not produce a grand finale to the closely fought first Cable & Wireless Test at the Bourda Ground yesterday

  • All To Play For

    Georgetown After four days of measured, intense struggle, the West Indies start the final day of the first Test today not only safe from the defeat they have endured in their last seven Tests but unmistakably showing that their aim is a stunnin

  • Honours shared as First Test ends in draw

    Herschelle Gibbs batted out the final session of the first Test between the West Indies and South Africa at the Bourda on Tuesday to ensure an honourable draw for the tourists as they finished the final day on 142-2 chasing an unlikely target of 306

  • Gary Kirsten - professional, determined and dogged

    Professionalism, determination and plain doggedness - these words describe the Western Province opener Gary Kirsten, probably the hardest batsman in the South African team to get out