- BATSMENRMB4s6sSRrun out (Bacher)034000.00c Cronje b Donald501521043148.07c †Richardson b Kallis313140021.42b Donald11414007.14c Rhodes b Donald57122933061.29lbw b Kallis15261411107.14c Bacher b Adams813161050.00c Donald b Pollock18291801100.00not out1126180061.11run out (†Richardson)86610133.33Extras8 (lb 3, nb 1, w 4)TOTAL179/9 (50 Overs, RR: 3.58)Fall of wickets: 1-0 (SC Ganguly, ), 2-7 (J Srinath, ), 3-11 (SR Tendulkar, ), 4-116 (R Dravid, ), 5-118 (M Azharuddin, ), 6-130 (SS Karim, ), 7-147 (A Jadeja, ), 8-168 (RR Singh, ), 9-179 (SA Ankola, )
- BATSMENRMB4s6sSRb Kumble1355341038.23c Azharuddin b Prasad6671085.71c Ankola b Singh791741278062.20c Jadeja b Singh2165422050.00not out2986501058.00not out20181621125.00Extras12 (lb 9, nb 2, w 1)TOTAL180/4 (45.1 Overs, RR: 3.98)Fall of wickets: 1-8 (G Kirsten, ), 2-47 (AM Bacher, ), 3-89 (DJ Cullinan, ), 4-152 (JH Kallis, )
India , elected to bat first
Player of the match
2 February 1997 (50-over match)
South Africa 2, India 0
- The players went off the field for approximately 15 minutes near the start of the South African innings due to a faulty sightscreen.
- South Africa's 10th consecutive win on home soil (extending to 14 wins from the past 15 matches)