- BATSMENRBM4s6sSRrun out (Bacher)043000.00c Cronje b Donald501041523148.07c †Richardson b Kallis314130021.42b Donald11414007.14c Rhodes b Donald57931223061.29lbw b Kallis15142611107.14c Bacher b Adams816131050.00c Donald b Pollock18182901100.00not out1118260061.11run 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)
- BATSMENRBM4s6sSRb Kumble1334551038.23c Azharuddin b Prasad6761085.71c Ankola b Singh791271748062.20c Jadeja b Singh2142652050.00not out2950861058.00not out20161821125.00Extras12 (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)