Result
3rd Test, South Africa tour of India at Kanpur, Apr 11-13 2008
265 & 121
(13.1 ov, target 62)
325 & 64/2
India won by 8 wickets
Player Of The Match
South Africa 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
ND McKenzie st †Dhoni b Chawla3657935063.15
GC Smith (c)c Jaffer b Yuvraj Singh691341948251.49
HM Amla  b Sharma511011146050.49
JH Kallis  b Harbhajan Singh17220014.28
AG Prince lbw b Sehwag16711050022.53
AB de Villiers c Ganguly b Chawla2545553055.55
MV Boucher  b Sharma2959903049.15
M Morkel c Dravid b Harbhajan Singh17171930100.00
PL Harris  b Sharma1231442038.70
DW Steyn c sub (M Kaif) b Harbhajan Singh058000.00
M Ntini not out0215000.00
Extras(lb 3, nb 4, w 2)9
TOTAL(87.3 Ov, RR: 3.02, 379 Mts)265
Fall of wickets: 1-61 (Neil McKenzie, 17.5 ov), 2-152 (Graeme Smith, 45.4 ov), 3-160 (Hashim Amla, 48.4 ov), 4-161 (Jacques Kallis, 49.6 ov), 5-199 (AB de Villiers, 62.2 ov), 6-215 (Ashwell Prince, 73.2 ov), 7-241 (Morne Morkel, 77.5 ov), 8-264 (Mark Boucher, 85.2 ov), 9-265 (Dale Steyn, 86.4 ov), 10-265 (Paul Harris, 87.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
S Sreesanth1103202.9012
I Sharma12.315534.4012
Harbhajan Singh3195231.6700
PP Chawla1636624.1200
Yuvraj Singh1113913.5400
V Sehwag621813.0000
India 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
W Jaffer lbw b Morkel1534503044.11
V Sehwag lbw b Steyn814212057.14
R Dravid c de Villiers b Morkel291061514027.35
VVS Laxman  b Morkel501031387048.54
SC Ganguly c Amla b Steyn871192199173.10
Yuvraj Singh c de Villiers b Harris3257756056.14
MS Dhoni (c) †st †Boucher b Harris3254745059.25
Harbhajan Singh lbw b Steyn621320028.57
PP Chawla c Smith b Ntini412171033.33
S Sreesanth c Prince b Harris2944645065.90
I Sharma not out1438622036.84
Extras(b 8, lb 6, nb 4, w 1)19
TOTAL(99.4 Ov, RR: 3.26, 456 Mts)325
Fall of wickets: 1-18 (Virender Sehwag, 4.6 ov), 2-35 (Wasim Jaffer, 10.4 ov), 3-113 (Rahul Dravid, 41.1 ov), 4-123 (VVS Laxman, 43.5 ov), 5-188 (Yuvraj Singh, 60.6 ov), 6-248 (MS Dhoni, 76.1 ov), 7-268 (Harbhajan Singh, 82.5 ov), 8-279 (Piyush Chawla, 85.6 ov), 9-279 (Sourav Ganguly, 86.1 ov), 10-325 (Sreesanth, 99.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DW Steyn2017133.5510
M Ntini2174712.2300
M Morkel1526334.2003
PL Harris32.4810133.0901
JH Kallis912302.5500
HM Amla20603.0000
South Africa 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
ND McKenzie lbw b Sreesanth1445501031.11
GC Smith (c) b Sehwag35901573038.88
HM Amla c Jaffer b Harbhajan Singh067000.00
JH Kallis c Jaffer b Sehwag1545831033.33
AG Prince not out22871171025.28
AB de Villiers c Laxman b Harbhajan Singh721220033.33
MV Boucher c †Dhoni b Sharma511230045.45
M Morkel  b Sharma032000.00
PL Harris c Dravid b Harbhajan Singh075000.00
DW Steyn  b Harbhajan Singh710221070.00
M Ntini c Ganguly b Sehwag01222000.00
Extras(b 12, lb 1, nb 2, w 1)16
TOTAL(55.5 Ov, RR: 2.16, 259 Mts)121
Fall of wickets: 1-26 (Neil McKenzie, 11.3 ov), 2-27 (Hashim Amla, 12.5 ov), 3-65 (Jacques Kallis, 29.1 ov), 4-72 (Graeme Smith, 33.1 ov), 5-90 (AB de Villiers, 39.5 ov), 6-101 (Mark Boucher, 45.1 ov), 7-101 (Morne Morkel, 45.4 ov), 8-102 (Paul Harris, 46.5 ov), 9-114 (Dale Steyn, 50.5 ov), 10-121 (Makhaya Ntini, 55.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Harbhajan Singh2374441.9100
I Sharma1021821.8010
S Sreesanth94911.0002
PP Chawla401804.5000
V Sehwag8.521231.3500
Yuvraj Singh10707.0000
India 2nd Innings (target: 62 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
W Jaffer lbw b Morkel1011202090.90
V Sehwag c Prince b Harris22121512183.33
SC Ganguly not out1328412046.42
R Dravid not out1829364062.06
Extras(nb 1)1
TOTAL(13.1 Ov, RR: 4.86, 57 Mts)64/2
Fall of wickets: 1-32 (Virender Sehwag, 3.3 ov), 2-32 (Wasim Jaffer, 4.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DW Steyn201507.5000
M Ntini10505.0000
PL Harris5.103616.9600
M Morkel51811.6001
MATCH DETAILS
Green Park, Kanpur
TossSouth Africa , elected to bat first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of India
Player Of The Match
Sourav Ganguly
Player Of The Series
Harbhajan Singh
Series result3-match series drawn 1-1
Match numberTest no. 1873
Season2007/08
Hours of play (local time)09.30 start, Lunch 11.30-12.10, Tea 14.10-14.30, Close 16.42
Match days11,12,13 April 2008 (5-day match)
Umpires
Asad Rauf
Billy Doctrove
TV Umpire
GA Pratapkumar
Reserve Umpire
Sanjeev Dua
Match Referee
Roshan Mahanama
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 11 Apr - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 265
Sat, 12 Apr - day 2 - India 1st innings 288/9 (S Sreesanth 9*, I Sharma 0*, 88 ov)
Sun, 13 Apr - day 3 - India 2nd innings 64/2 (13.1 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 3
  • India: 300 runs in 91.6 overs (556 balls), Extras 18
  • Drinks: India - 319/9 in 97.0 overs (S Sreesanth 24, I Sharma 14)
  • Innings Break: India - 325/10 in 99.4 overs (I Sharma 14)
  • South Africa 2nd innings
  • Lunch: South Africa - 27/2 in 12.5 overs (GC Smith 10)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 39/2 in 21.0 overs (GC Smith 15, JH Kallis 6)
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 24.3 overs (149 balls), Extras 4
  • Drinks: South Africa - 65/2 in 29.0 overs (GC Smith 30, JH Kallis 15)
  • Tea: South Africa - 88/4 in 39.0 overs (AG Prince 8, AB de Villiers 6)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 44.1 overs (267 balls), Extras 14
  • Drinks: South Africa - 102/8 in 48.0 overs (AG Prince 10, DW Steyn 0)
  • Innings Break: South Africa - 121/10 in 55.5 overs (AG Prince 22)
  • India 2nd innings
  • India: 50 runs in 9.2 overs (57 balls), Extras 1
  • day 3 - India 2nd innings 64/2 (13.1 ov) - end of match
Day 2
  • India 1st innings
  • Drinks: India - 31/1 in 9.0 overs (W Jaffer 15, R Dravid 2)
  • India: 50 runs in 14.4 overs (90 balls), Extras 7
  • Drinks: India - 64/2 in 18.0 overs (R Dravid 8, VVS Laxman 22)
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 109 balls (R Dravid 14, VVS Laxman 33, Ex 5)
  • Lunch: India - 88/2 in 29.0 overs (R Dravid 20, VVS Laxman 33)
  • India: 100 runs in 36.5 overs (224 balls), Extras 13
  • Drinks: India - 105/2 in 39.0 overs (R Dravid 27, VVS Laxman 42)
  • VVS Laxman: 50 off 98 balls (7 x 4)
  • India: 150 runs in 51.3 overs (313 balls), Extras 16
  • Tea: India - 165/4 in 56.0 overs (SC Ganguly 26, Yuvraj Singh 21)
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 83 balls (SC Ganguly 24, Yuvraj Singh 27, Ex 2)
  • India: 200 runs in 64.2 overs (390 balls), Extras 16
  • Drinks: India - 203/5 in 65.0 overs (SC Ganguly 41, MS Dhoni 12)
  • SC Ganguly: 50 off 76 balls (5 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Drinks: India - 238/5 in 74.0 overs (SC Ganguly 60, MS Dhoni 28)
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 78 balls (SC Ganguly 22, MS Dhoni 28, Ex 0)
  • India: 250 runs in 77.6 overs (472 balls), Extras 16
  • End Of Day: India - 288/9 in 88.0 overs (S Sreesanth 9, I Sharma 0)
  • day 2 - India 1st innings 288/9 (S Sreesanth 9*, I Sharma 0*, 88 ov)
Day 1
  • South Africa 1st innings
  • Drinks: South Africa - 30/0 in 8.0 overs (ND McKenzie 19, GC Smith 10)
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 14.1 overs (86 balls), Extras 1
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 86 balls (ND McKenzie 27, GC Smith 22, Ex 1)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 52/0 in 15.0 overs (ND McKenzie 28, GC Smith 23)
  • Lunch: South Africa - 80/1 in 25.0 overs (GC Smith 31, HM Amla 11)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 29.6 overs (182 balls), Extras 2
  • GC Smith: 50 off 96 balls (6 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 90 balls (GC Smith 27, HM Amla 23, Ex 1)
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 45.3 overs (275 balls), Extras 3
  • Drinks: South Africa - 152/2 in 45.4 overs (HM Amla 44)
  • HM Amla: 50 off 91 balls (6 x 4)
  • Tea: South Africa - 175/4 in 55.0 overs (AG Prince 10, AB de Villiers 3)
  • South Africa: 200 runs in 62.3 overs (381 balls), Extras 7
  • Drinks: South Africa - 203/5 in 65.0 overs (AG Prince 11, MV Boucher 3)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 241/6 in 77.0 overs (MV Boucher 18, M Morkel 17)
  • South Africa: 250 runs in 82.1 overs (499 balls), Extras 8
  • End Of Day: South Africa - 265/10 in 87.3 overs (M Ntini 0)
  • day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 265