Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Close of Play

  • Sun, 08 Dec - day 1 - India 1st innings 204/6 (SR Tendulkar 43*, A Kumble 5*)
  • Mon, 09 Dec - day 2 - India 2nd innings 7/1 (NR Mongia 4*, A Kumble 0*)
  • Tue, 10 Dec - day 3 - India 2nd innings 270/5 (M Azharuddin 88*, R Dravid 33*)
  • Wed, 11 Dec - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 127/5 (BM McMillan 18*, DJ Richardson 5*)
  • Thu, 12 Dec - day 5 - South Africa 2nd innings 180 (96.1 ov) - end of match

South Africa tour of India 1996-97 News

  • Azhar makes Tendulkar a very happy captain

    By the time South Africa came to India for their next visit, they hadbeen playing international cricket the world over for five years and hadbecome strong enough to defeat Pakistan and England and had provedcapable of sharing two rubbers with

  • Sachin's boys too good at home

    The Indians dished out home style treatment to the South Africans whenthey came to India in November 1996

  • Why Azhar stakes a claim for a place in the Indian side

    If the selectors go by the performance of the players around the Indian domestic circuit, then they cannot ignore the showing of former Indian captain Mohammad Azharuddin