Result
4th Test, Delhi, Dec 3-7 2015, South Africa tour of India
334 & 267/5d
(143.1 ov, target 481)
121 & 143
India won by 337 runs
Player Of The Match
India 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
M Vijay c Amla b Piedt1259840020.33
S Dhawan lbw b Piedt33851324038.82
CA Pujara  b Abbott1437541137.83
V Kohli (c)c †Vilas b Piedt4462747070.96
AM Rahane c de Villiers b Imran Tahir12721530611459.06
RG Sharma c Imran Tahir b Piedt16150016.66
WP Saha  b Abbott11514006.66
RA Jadeja c Elgar b Abbott2459733040.67
R Ashwin c de Villiers b Abbott561401866140.00
UT Yadav not out1030542033.33
I Sharma lbw b Abbott022000.00
Extras(b 8, nb 3, w 1)12
TOTAL(117.5 Ov, RR: 2.83, 501 Mts)334
Fall of wickets: 1-30 (Murali Vijay, 16.2 ov), 2-62 (Shikhar Dhawan, 28.5 ov), 3-66 (Cheteshwar Pujara, 29.6 ov), 4-136 (Virat Kohli, 46.6 ov), 5-138 (Rohit Sharma, 50.1 ov), 6-139 (Wriddhiman Saha, 53.5 ov), 7-198 (Ravindra Jadeja, 72.4 ov), 8-296 (Ajinkya Rahane, 104.5 ov), 9-334 (Ravichandran Ashwin, 117.3 ov), 10-334 (Ishant Sharma, 117.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
M Morkel2455802.4111
KJ Abbott24.574051.6101
DL Piedt38611743.0701
Imran Tahir1626614.1200
D Elgar1103303.0000
JP Duminy401203.0000
South Africa 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
D Elgar c †Saha b Yadav1750722034.00
T Bavuma  b Jadeja2255923040.00
HM Amla (c)c †Saha b Jadeja33444008.82
AB de Villiers c I Sharma b Jadeja42781215053.84
F du Plessis c Rahane b Jadeja028000.00
JP Duminy  b Yadav18130012.50
DJ Vilas  b I Sharma1121291052.38
KJ Abbott lbw b Ashwin4661066.66
DL Piedt c Rahane b Jadeja518190027.77
M Morkel not out917230052.94
Imran Tahir c sub (KL Rahul) b Ashwin1960011.11
Extras(b 5, nb 1)6
TOTAL(49.3 Ov, RR: 2.44, 221 Mts)121
Fall of wickets: 1-36 (Dean Elgar, 14.3 ov), 2-40 (Temba Bavuma, 19.6 ov), 3-56 (Hashim Amla, 25.6 ov), 4-62 (Faf du Plessis, 27.6 ov), 5-65 (Jean-Paul Duminy, 30.6 ov), 6-79 (Dane Vilas, 36.4 ov), 7-84 (Kyle Abbott, 37.5 ov), 8-103 (Dane Piedt, 42.5 ov), 9-118 (AB de Villiers, 46.6 ov), 10-121 (Imran Tahir, 49.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
I Sharma1252812.3301
UT Yadav1233222.6600
R Ashwin13.352621.9200
RA Jadeja1223052.5000
India 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
M Vijay c †Vilas b Morkel315240020.00
S Dhawan  b Morkel21861332024.41
RG Sharma  b Morkel017000.00
CA Pujara  b Imran Tahir28791103035.44
V Kohli (c)lbw b Abbott8816525910053.33
AM Rahane not out1002063158348.54
WP Saha not out2351653045.09
Extras(lb 2, nb 2)4
TOTAL(100.1 Ov, RR: 2.66, 459 Mts)267/5d
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Murali Vijay, 4.6 ov), 2-8 (Rohit Sharma, 6.1 ov), 3-53 (Shikhar Dhawan, 28.6 ov), 4-57 (Cheteshwar Pujara, 31.1 ov), 5-211 (Virat Kohli, 85.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
M Morkel2165132.4201
KJ Abbott2294712.1300
DL Piedt1815302.9400
Imran Tahir26.147412.8201
D Elgar1314003.0700
South Africa 2nd Innings (target: 481 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
D Elgar c Rahane b Ashwin417161023.52
T Bavuma  b Ashwin341171534129.05
HM Amla (c) b Jadeja252442893010.24
AB de Villiers c Jadeja b Ashwin432973546014.47
F du Plessis lbw b Jadeja10971201010.30
JP Duminy lbw b Ashwin01215000.00
DJ Vilas  b Yadav1350602026.00
KJ Abbott  b Yadav0710000.00
DL Piedt c †Saha b Yadav11113009.09
M Morkel  b Ashwin2690033.33
Imran Tahir not out012000.00
Extras(b 8, lb 3)11
TOTAL(143.1 Ov, RR: 0.99, 525 Mts)143
Fall of wickets: 1-5 (Dean Elgar, 3.6 ov), 2-49 (Temba Bavuma, 42.4 ov), 3-76 (Hashim Amla, 84.5 ov), 4-111 (Faf du Plessis, 119.6 ov), 5-112 (Jean-Paul Duminy, 124.2 ov), 6-136 (Dane Vilas, 138.5 ov), 7-136 (AB de Villiers, 139.1 ov), 8-140 (Kyle Abbott, 140.6 ov), 9-143 (Dane Piedt, 142.5 ov), 10-143 (Morne Morkel, 143.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
I Sharma20122301.1500
R Ashwin49.1266151.2400
RA Jadeja46332620.5600
UT Yadav2116930.4200
S Dhawan31903.0000
M Vijay20201.0000
V Kohli11000.0000
CA Pujara10202.0000
MATCH DETAILS
Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi
TossIndia , elected to bat first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of India
Player Of The Match
Ajinkya Rahane
Player Of The Series
Ravichandran Ashwin
Series resultIndia won the 4-match series 3-0
Match numberTest no. 2191
Season2015/16
Hours of play (local time)09.30 start, Lunch 11.30-12.10, Tea 14.10-14.30, Close 16.30
Match days3,4,5,6,7 December 2015 (5-day match)
Umpires
Bruce Oxenford
Kumar Dharmasena
TV Umpire
Nandan
Reserve Umpire
Anil Chaudhary
Match Referee
Jeff Crowe
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 03 Dec - day 1 - India 1st innings 231/7 (AM Rahane 89*, R Ashwin 6*, 84 ov)
Fri, 04 Dec - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 121
Sat, 05 Dec - day 3 - India 2nd innings 190/4 (V Kohli 83*, AM Rahane 52*, 81 ov)
Sun, 06 Dec - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 72/2 (HM Amla 23*, AB de Villiers 11*, 72 ov)
Mon, 07 Dec - day 5 - South Africa 2nd innings 143 (143.1 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 5
  • New ball taken at 80.1 overs
  • Drinks: South Africa - 80/3 in 89.0 overs (AB de Villiers 17, F du Plessis 0)
  • Lunch: South Africa - 94/3 in 107.0 overs (AB de Villiers 26, F du Plessis 2)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 108.5 overs (653 balls), Extras 3
  • Drinks: South Africa - 112/4 in 124.0 overs (AB de Villiers 36, JP Duminy 0)
  • Tea: South Africa - 136/5 in 138.0 overs (AB de Villiers 43, DJ Vilas 13)
Day 4
  • India: 200 runs in 83.4 overs (503 balls), Extras 3
  • 5th Wicket: 150 runs in 324 balls (V Kohli 84, AM Rahane 68, Ex 2)
  • Drinks: India - 227/5 in 93.0 overs (AM Rahane 78, WP Saha 5)
  • India: 250 runs in 96.3 overs (581 balls), Extras 4
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 77 balls (AM Rahane 28, WP Saha 21, Ex 1)
  • Innings Break: India - 267/5 in 100.1 overs (AM Rahane 100, WP Saha 23)
  • AM Rahane: 100 off 206 balls (8 x 4, 3 x 6)
  • South Africa 2nd innings
  • Lunch: South Africa - 5/1 in 5.0 overs (T Bavuma 1, HM Amla 0)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 21/1 in 21.0 overs (T Bavuma 14, HM Amla 3)
  • Tea: South Africa - 40/1 in 39.0 overs (T Bavuma 30, HM Amla 6)
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 53.1 overs (319 balls), Extras 0
  • Drinks: South Africa - 58/2 in 55.0 overs (HM Amla 19, AB de Villiers 1)
  • End Of Day: South Africa - 72/2 in 72.0 overs (HM Amla 23, AB de Villiers 11)
Day 3
  • Drinks: India - 20/2 in 13.0 overs (S Dhawan 8, CA Pujara 9)
  • India: 50 runs in 25.3 overs (153 balls), Extras 1
  • Lunch: India - 51/2 in 26.0 overs (S Dhawan 20, CA Pujara 27)
  • Drinks: India - 83/4 in 40.0 overs (V Kohli 20, AM Rahane 9)
  • India: 100 runs in 47.1 overs (284 balls), Extras 3
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 112 balls (V Kohli 28, AM Rahane 21, Ex 2)
  • Tea: India - 116/4 in 54.0 overs (V Kohli 39, AM Rahane 22)
  • V Kohli: 50 off 70 balls (7 x 4)
  • India: 150 runs in 69.2 overs (417 balls), Extras 3
  • 5th Wicket: 100 runs in 234 balls (V Kohli 67, AM Rahane 31, Ex 2)
  • Drinks: India - 167/4 in 72.0 overs (V Kohli 72, AM Rahane 40)
  • AM Rahane: 50 off 146 balls (5 x 4)
  • New ball taken at 80.5 overs
  • Bad Light: India - 190/4 in 81.0 overs (V Kohli 83, AM Rahane 52)
  • End Of Day: India - 190/4 in 81.0 overs (V Kohli 83, AM Rahane 52)
Day 2
  • India: 250 runs in 92.4 overs (559 balls), Extras 8
  • 8th Wicket: 50 runs in 120 balls (AM Rahane 33, R Ashwin 19, Ex 1)
  • AM Rahane: 100 off 180 balls (10 x 4, 2 x 6)
  • Drinks: India - 279/7 in 98.0 overs (AM Rahane 116, R Ashwin 22)
  • India: 300 runs in 105.4 overs (637 balls), Extras 12
  • R Ashwin: 50 off 116 balls (6 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Lunch: India - 326/8 in 113.0 overs (R Ashwin 53, UT Yadav 5)
  • Innings Break: India - 334/10 in 117.5 overs (UT Yadav 10)
  • South Africa 1st innings
  • Tea: South Africa - 38/1 in 19.0 overs (T Bavuma 20, HM Amla 1)
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 22.1 overs (134 balls), Extras 1
  • Drinks: South Africa - 79/5 in 36.0 overs (AB de Villiers 24, DJ Vilas 11)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 40.2 overs (243 balls), Extras 1
  • Innings Break: South Africa - 121/10 in 49.3 overs (M Morkel 9)
  • India 2nd innings
  • End Of Day: India - 0/0
Day 1
  • India 1st innings
  • Drinks: India - 16/0 in 12.0 overs (M Vijay 10, S Dhawan 5)
  • India: 50 runs in 24.1 overs (148 balls), Extras 3
  • Lunch: India - 60/1 in 26.0 overs (S Dhawan 31, CA Pujara 14)
  • India: 100 runs in 38.1 overs (232 balls), Extras 3
  • Drinks: India - 114/3 in 41.0 overs (V Kohli 29, AM Rahane 23)
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 67 balls (V Kohli 25, AM Rahane 25, Ex 0)
  • Tea: India - 139/6 in 53.5 overs (AM Rahane 31)
  • India: 150 runs in 59.3 overs (360 balls), Extras 3
  • AM Rahane: 50 off 91 balls (5 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • 7th Wicket: 50 runs in 92 balls (AM Rahane 30, RA Jadeja 16, Ex 4)
  • Drinks: India - 198/6 in 71.0 overs (AM Rahane 62, RA Jadeja 24)
  • India: 200 runs in 73.1 overs (442 balls), Extras 7
  • Bad Light: India - 231/7 in 84.0 overs (AM Rahane 89, R Ashwin 6)
  • End Of Day: India - 231/7 in 84.0 overs (AM Rahane 89, R Ashwin 6)