Result
2nd Test, Ahmedabad, Apr 3-5 2008, South Africa tour of India
(94.2 ov)
76 & 328
494/7d
South Africa won by an innings and 90 runs
Player Of The Match
South Africa
India 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
W Jaffer c Smith b Ntini914172064.28
V Sehwag  b Steyn612231050.00
R Dravid  b Steyn326510011.53
VVS Laxman  b Ntini37130042.85
SC Ganguly  b Ntini023000.00
MS Dhoni c †Boucher b Morkel1422333063.63
IK Pathan not out21173930123.52
A Kumble (c) b Morkel023000.00
Harbhajan Singh lbw b Steyn1650016.66
RP Singh c Smith b Steyn01119000.00
S Sreesanth  b Steyn033000.00
Extras(b 4, lb 11, nb 2, w 2)19
TOTAL(20 Ov, RR: 3.8, 109 Mts)76
Fall of wickets: 1-16 (Wasim Jaffer, 3.3 ov), 2-24 (Virender Sehwag, 4.4 ov), 3-30 (VVS Laxman, 7.1 ov), 4-30 (Sourav Ganguly, 7.3 ov), 5-53 (Rahul Dravid, 13.1 ov), 6-55 (MS Dhoni, 14.2 ov), 7-55 (Anil Kumble, 14.4 ov), 8-56 (Harbhajan Singh, 15.4 ov), 9-76 (RP Singh, 19.3 ov), 10-76 (Sreesanth, 19.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DW Steyn822352.8721
M Ntini611833.0000
M Morkel612023.3301
South Africa 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GC Smith (c)lbw b Sreesanth3442806080.95
ND McKenzie c Dravid b Harbhajan Singh42731228057.53
HM Amla c Jaffer b Harbhajan Singh1634482047.05
JH Kallis  b Sreesanth13227535914148.00
AG Prince lbw b Harbhajan Singh29140022.22
AB de Villiers not out21733348017265.16
MV Boucher lbw b Kumble2148821043.75
M Morkel lbw b Harbhajan Singh11219008.33
PL Harris not out922381040.90
Extras(b 2, lb 14, w 4)20
TOTAL(141.2 Ov, RR: 3.49, 625 Mts)494/7d
Fall of wickets: 1-78 (Graeme Smith, 15.3 ov), 2-100 (Neil McKenzie, 23.4 ov), 3-101 (Hashim Amla, 25.4 ov), 4-117 (Ashwell Prince, 29.5 ov), 5-373 (Jacques Kallis, 109.4 ov), 6-439 (Mark Boucher, 128.4 ov), 7-452 (Morne Morkel, 133.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
S Sreesanth2348723.7810
RP Singh2128103.8500
IK Pathan21.238503.9830
Harbhajan Singh40513543.3700
A Kumble3327812.3600
SC Ganguly301204.0000
India 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
V Sehwag lbw b Ntini1720321285.00
W Jaffer c de Villiers b Kallis1953972035.84
R Dravid c de Villiers b Morkel1741552041.46
VVS Laxman c †Boucher b Morkel3545776077.77
SC Ganguly c †Boucher b Steyn871492298058.38
MS Dhoni c Smith b Ntini521322005039.39
IK Pathan not out43771204155.84
A Kumble (c) b Harris512121041.66
Harbhajan Singh lbw b Steyn418230022.22
RP Singh c Kallis b Steyn811232072.72
S Sreesanth  b Ntini17131921130.76
Extras(b 5, lb 7, nb 5, w 7)24
TOTAL(94.2 Ov, RR: 3.47, 448 Mts)328
Fall of wickets: 1-31 (Virender Sehwag, 7.2 ov), 2-64 (Rahul Dravid, 18.1 ov), 3-70 (Wasim Jaffer, 19.6 ov), 4-125 (VVS Laxman, 33.4 ov), 5-235 (Sourav Ganguly, 69.3 ov), 6-268 (MS Dhoni, 77.5 ov), 7-273 (Anil Kumble, 80.5 ov), 8-292 (Harbhajan Singh, 86.1 ov), 9-306 (RP Singh, 90.4 ov), 10-328 (Sreesanth, 94.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DW Steyn2319133.9520
M Ntini16.234432.6900
M Morkel2008724.3515
JH Kallis1032612.6000
PL Harris2546812.7200
MATCH DETAILS
Sardar Patel (Gujarat) Stadium, Motera, Ahmedabad
TossIndia , elected to bat first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of India
Player Of The Match
AB de Villiers
Series resultSouth Africa led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1871
Season2007/08
Hours of play (local time)09.30 start, Lunch 11.30-12.10, Tea 14.40-15.00, Close 17.12
Match days3,4,5 April 2008 (5-day match)
Umpires
Tony Hill
Billy Doctrove
TV Umpire
Suresh Shastri
Reserve Umpire
Anil Dandekar
Match Referee
Roshan Mahanama
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 03 Apr - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 223/4 (JH Kallis 60*, AB de Villiers 59*, 64 ov)
Fri, 04 Apr - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 494/7 (AB de Villiers 217*, PL Harris 9*, 141.2 ov)
Sat, 05 Apr - day 3 - India 2nd innings 328 (94.2 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 3
  • India 2nd innings
  • Drinks: India - 37/1 in 9.0 overs (W Jaffer 9, R Dravid 2)
  • India: 50 runs in 11.5 overs (72 balls), Extras 10
  • Drinks: India - 64/1 in 17.0 overs (W Jaffer 19, R Dravid 17)
  • Lunch: India - 95/3 in 25.0 overs (VVS Laxman 19, SC Ganguly 10)
  • India: 100 runs in 27.3 overs (168 balls), Extras 13
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 73 balls (VVS Laxman 26, SC Ganguly 23, Ex 3)
  • Drinks: India - 125/4 in 33.4 overs (SC Ganguly 23)
  • India: 150 runs in 40.5 overs (250 balls), Extras 15
  • Drinks: India - 165/4 in 45.0 overs (SC Ganguly 40, MS Dhoni 22)
  • SC Ganguly: 50 off 86 balls (5 x 4)
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 97 balls (SC Ganguly 27, MS Dhoni 22, Ex 1)
  • Tea: India - 191/4 in 57.0 overs (SC Ganguly 59, MS Dhoni 28)
  • India: 200 runs in 60.4 overs (369 balls), Extras 16
  • 5th Wicket: 100 runs in 195 balls (SC Ganguly 61, MS Dhoni 36, Ex 3)
  • Drinks: India - 233/4 in 68.0 overs (SC Ganguly 87, MS Dhoni 40)
  • India: 250 runs in 72.1 overs (440 balls), Extras 18
  • MS Dhoni: 50 off 122 balls (5 x 4)
  • Drinks: India - 265/5 in 77.0 overs (MS Dhoni 52, IK Pathan 20)
  • New Ball Taken: India 283/7 after 85.1 overs (IK Pathan 28, Harbhajan Singh 4)
  • India: 300 runs in 88.5 overs (541 balls), Extras 24
Day 2
  • Drinks: South Africa - 249/4 in 76.0 overs (JH Kallis 63, AB de Villiers 80)
  • South Africa: 250 runs in 76.3 overs (461 balls), Extras 12
  • New Ball Taken: South Africa 261/4 after 81.3 overs (JH Kallis 71, AB de Villiers 84)
  • 5th Wicket: 150 runs in 328 balls (JH Kallis 62, AB de Villiers 85, Ex 3)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 267/4 in 85.0 overs (JH Kallis 75, AB de Villiers 85)
  • South Africa: 300 runs in 91.5 overs (553 balls), Extras 13
  • AB de Villiers: 100 off 174 balls (11 x 4)
  • Lunch: South Africa - 306/4 in 93.0 overs (JH Kallis 97, AB de Villiers 102)
  • JH Kallis: 100 off 228 balls (12 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • 5th Wicket: 200 runs in 401 balls (JH Kallis 93, AB de Villiers 105, Ex 3)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 339/4 in 103.0 overs (JH Kallis 116, AB de Villiers 116)
  • South Africa: 350 runs in 104.4 overs (631 balls), Extras 14
  • 5th Wicket: 250 runs in 477 balls (JH Kallis 115, AB de Villiers 133, Ex 4)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 373/5 in 109.4 overs (AB de Villiers 133)
  • South Africa: 400 runs in 114.4 overs (692 balls), Extras 19
  • AB de Villiers: 150 off 241 balls (15 x 4)
  • Tea: South Africa - 413/5 in 117.0 overs (AB de Villiers 159, MV Boucher 9)
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 86 balls (AB de Villiers 32, MV Boucher 13, Ex 5)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 439/6 in 128.4 overs (AB de Villiers 173)
  • South Africa: 450 runs in 131.6 overs (796 balls), Extras 19
  • AB de Villiers: 200 off 320 balls (17 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 484/7 in 140.0 overs (AB de Villiers 208, PL Harris 8)
  • Rain: South Africa - 494/7 in 141.2 overs (AB de Villiers 217, PL Harris 9)
  • End Of Day: South Africa - 494/7 in 141.2 overs (AB de Villiers 217, PL Harris 9)
Day 1
  • India 1st innings
  • Drinks: India - 30/3 in 7.1 overs (R Dravid 1)
  • India: 50 runs in 12.5 overs (80 balls), Extras 17
  • Innings Break: India - 76/10 in 20.0 overs (IK Pathan 21)
  • South Africa 1st innings
  • Lunch: South Africa - 1/0 in 1.0 overs (GC Smith 1, ND McKenzie 0)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 45/0 in 9.0 overs (GC Smith 26, ND McKenzie 11)
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 9.4 overs (59 balls), Extras 8
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 59 balls (GC Smith 26, ND McKenzie 19, Ex 8)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 78/1 in 15.3 overs (ND McKenzie 36)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 22.4 overs (138 balls), Extras 9
  • Tea: South Africa - 100/2 in 23.4 overs (HM Amla 15)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 135/4 in 36.0 overs (JH Kallis 23, AB de Villiers 8)
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 41.2 overs (250 balls), Extras 10
  • Drinks: South Africa - 164/4 in 48.0 overs (JH Kallis 39, AB de Villiers 21)
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 117 balls (JH Kallis 27, AB de Villiers 23, Ex 0)
  • South Africa: 200 runs in 58.6 overs (356 balls), Extras 10
  • JH Kallis: 50 off 117 balls (3 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • AB de Villiers: 50 off 98 balls (5 x 4)
  • 5th Wicket: 100 runs in 204 balls (JH Kallis 47, AB de Villiers 55, Ex 0)
  • End Of Day: South Africa - 223/4 in 64.0 overs (JH Kallis 60, AB de Villiers 59)