South Africa 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal GC Smith* c Laxman b Kumble 73 157 97 13 0 75.25
View dismissal ND McKenzie c Dravid b Harbhajan Singh 94 230 156 18 0 60.25
View dismissal HM Amla run out (Sreesanth/†Dhoni/Kumble) 159 406 262 20 0 60.68
View dismissal JH Kallis c Jaffer b Harbhajan Singh 13 57 42 1 0 30.95
View dismissal AG Prince c & b Kumble 23 68 60 2 0 38.33
View dismissal AB de Villiers c †Dhoni b Sreesanth 44 66 58 8 0 75.86
View dismissal MV Boucher c Dravid b Sehwag 70 216 146 9 0 47.94
View dismissal M Morkel c & b Harbhajan Singh 35 91 54 7 0 64.81
View dismissal PL Harris c †Dhoni b Harbhajan Singh 5 26 16 0 0 31.25
View dismissal DW Steyn c Singh b Harbhajan Singh 15 22 21 3 0 71.42
M Ntini not out 1 10 6 0 0 16.66
Extras (b 1, lb 5, w 1, nb 1) 8
Total (all out; 152.5 overs; 679 mins) 540 (3.53 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-132 (Smith, 33.3 ov), 2-196 (McKenzie, 50.5 ov), 3-244 (Kallis, 64.6 ov), 4-291 (Prince, 81.3 ov), 5-357 (de Villiers, 97.6 ov), 6-456 (Amla, 126.4 ov), 7-510 (Boucher, 143.5 ov), 8-520 (Morkel, 146.6 ov), 9-529 (Harris, 150.2 ov), 10-540 (Steyn, 152.5 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s
RP Singh 23 1 111 0 4.82 96 20 0
View wicket S Sreesanth 26 5 104 1 4.00 122 21 0 (1nb, 1w)
View wickets A Kumble 45 11 106 2 2.35 214 13 0
View wickets Harbhajan Singh 44.5 4 164 5 3.65 178 20 0
View wicket V Sehwag 11 1 37 1 3.36 46 5 0
SC Ganguly 3 0 12 0 4.00 13 2 0
India 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal W Jaffer c Kallis b Harris 73 250 166 6 1 43.97
View dismissal V Sehwag c McKenzie b Ntini 319 530 304 42 5 104.93
View dismissal R Dravid c Kallis b Ntini 111 396 291 15 0 38.14
View dismissal SR Tendulkar c Kallis b Ntini 0 9 5 0 0 0.00
View dismissal SC Ganguly c †Boucher b Harris 24 56 29 4 0 82.75
View dismissal VVS Laxman c & b Harris 39 162 64 4 0 60.93
View dismissal MS Dhoni c †Boucher b Steyn 16 49 33 2 0 48.48
View dismissal A Kumble* b Steyn 3 23 18 0 0 16.66
View dismissal Harbhajan Singh b Steyn 0 3 2 0 0 0.00
View dismissal RP Singh b Steyn 0 8 8 0 0 0.00
S Sreesanth not out 4 25 15 0 0 26.66
Extras (b 20, lb 10, w 4, nb 4) 38
Total (all out; 155.1 overs; 760 mins) 627 (4.04 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-213 (Jaffer, 52.6 ov), 2-481 (Sehwag, 111.4 ov), 3-481 (Tendulkar, 113.3 ov), 4-526 (Ganguly, 123.5 ov), 5-573 (Dravid, 135.4 ov), 6-598 (Dhoni, 144.2 ov), 7-610 (Kumble, 148.2 ov), 8-610 (Harbhajan Singh, 148.4 ov), 9-612 (Singh, 150.4 ov), 10-627 (Laxman, 155.1 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s
View wickets DW Steyn 32 3 103 4 3.21 139 14 0
View wickets M Ntini 28 3 128 3 4.57 114 14 4
M Morkel 25 4 76 0 3.04 115 11 0 (2nb, 1w)
View wickets PL Harris 53.1 6 203 3 3.81 212 25 1 (2nb, 1w)
JH Kallis 14 0 71 0 5.07 47 9 0
AG Prince 3 0 16 0 5.33 10 0 1 (1w)
South Africa 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
ND McKenzie not out 155 445 339 13 1 45.72
View dismissal GC Smith* lbw b Harbhajan Singh 35 60 30 5 0 116.66
View dismissal HM Amla c Dravid b Kumble 81 200 148 9 0 54.72
View dismissal JH Kallis c Singh b Harbhajan Singh 19 69 40 1 0 47.50
View dismissal AG Prince c Jaffer b Harbhajan Singh 5 12 11 1 0 45.45
View dismissal AB de Villiers c Ganguly b Sehwag 11 50 41 0 0 26.82
MV Boucher not out 11 50 46 0 0 23.91
Extras (b 8, lb 5, nb 1) 14
Total (5 wickets dec; 109 overs; 445 mins) 331 (3.03 runs per over)
Did not bat M Morkel, PL Harris, DW Steyn, M Ntini
Fall of wickets 1-53 (Smith, 10.3 ov), 2-210 (Amla, 56.6 ov), 3-264 (Kallis, 76.2 ov), 4-272 (Prince, 78.6 ov), 5-306 (de Villiers, 94.3 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s
S Sreesanth 12 0 42 0 3.50 49 5 0 (1nb)
RP Singh 9 1 43 0 4.77 33 6 0
View wickets Harbhajan Singh 34 1 101 3 2.97 144 9 0
SC Ganguly 2 1 1 0 0.50 11 0 0
View wicket A Kumble 20 2 57 1 2.85 89 6 0
View wicket V Sehwag 22 2 55 1 2.50 95 2 1
VVS Laxman 10 2 19 0 1.90 47 1 0
Match details
Toss South Africa, who chose to bat
Series 3-match series level 0-0
Player of the match V Sehwag (India)
Umpires Asad Rauf (Pakistan) and AL Hill (New Zealand)
TV umpire AM Saheba
Match referee RS Mahanama (Sri Lanka)
Reserve umpire SK Tarapore
Close of play
Wed, 26 Mar - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 304/4 (HM Amla 85*, AB de Villiers 10*, 90 ov)
Thu, 27 Mar - day 2 - India 1st innings 82/0 (W Jaffer 25*, V Sehwag 52*, 21 ov)
Fri, 28 Mar - day 3 - India 1st innings 468/1 (V Sehwag 309*, R Dravid 65*, 106 ov)
Sat, 29 Mar - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 131/1 (ND McKenzie 59*, HM Amla 35*, 33 ov)
Sun, 30 Mar - day 5 - South Africa 2nd innings 331/5d (109 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 38.3 overs (231 balls), Extras 6
  • HM Amla: 50 off 85 balls (6 x 4)
  • 2nd Wicket: 100 runs in 176 balls (ND McKenzie 46, HM Amla 50, Ex 5)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 160/1 in 42.0 overs (ND McKenzie 69, HM Amla 50)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 188/1 in 50.0 overs (ND McKenzie 75, HM Amla 71)
  • South Africa: 200 runs in 54.1 overs (326 balls), Extras 7
  • 2nd Wicket: 150 runs in 268 balls (ND McKenzie 68, HM Amla 79, Ex 6)
  • Lunch: South Africa - 212/2 in 59.0 overs (ND McKenzie 88, JH Kallis 0)
  • ND McKenzie: 100 off 184 balls (11 x 4)
  • South Africa: 250 runs in 69.4 overs (419 balls), Extras 10
  • Drinks: South Africa - 253/2 in 70.0 overs (ND McKenzie 113, JH Kallis 14)
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 109 balls (ND McKenzie 29, JH Kallis 18, Ex 3)
  • Tea: South Africa - 298/4 in 92.0 overs (ND McKenzie 139, AB de Villiers 9)
  • South Africa: 300 runs in 92.6 overs (559 balls), Extras 10
  • ND McKenzie: 150 off 312 balls (13 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 324/5 in 104.0 overs (ND McKenzie 153, MV Boucher 6)
  • New Ball Taken: South Africa 324/5 after 104.1 overs (ND McKenzie 153, MV Boucher 6)
 
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Series Results
India v South Africa at Kanpur - Apr 11-13, 2008
India won by 8 wickets
India v South Africa at Ahmedabad - Apr 3-5, 2008
South Africa won by an innings and 90 runs
India v South Africa at Chennai - Mar 26-30, 2008
Match drawn
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Mar 30, 2008

Makhaya Ntini has a hearty laugh with Gary Kirsten, India v South Africa, 1st Test, Chennai, 5th day, March 30, 2008

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Mar 30, 2008

Asad Rauf gets a pat on the back from Mahendra Singh Dhoni, India v South Africa, 1st Test, Chennai, 5th day, March 30, 2008

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