Result
1st Test, Port Elizabeth, Dec 26-29 2007, West Indies tour of Zimbabwe and South Africa
408 & 175
(74.5 ov, target 389)
195 & 260
West Indies won by 128 runs
Player Of The Match
West Indies
West Indies 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
CH Gayle (c)c Kallis b Harris664983130134.69
D Ganga c †Boucher b Nel3357794057.89
RS Morton c Prince b Ntini33711087046.47
MN Samuels c Kallis b Steyn9419526712048.20
S Chanderpaul  b Nel10425339412041.10
DJ Bravo c & b Ntini1236472033.33
D Ramdin c †Boucher b Ntini110120010.00
DJG Sammy run out (de Villiers)3877933049.35
JE Taylor  b Steyn937461024.32
DBL Powell not out11738005.88
FH Edwards c Prince b Nel044000.00
Extras(b 2, lb 8, nb 4, w 3)17
TOTAL(133.4 Ov, RR: 3.05, 591 Mts)408
Fall of wickets: 1-98 (Daren Ganga, 16.6 ov), 2-102 (Chris Gayle, 17.2 ov), 3-166 (Runako Morton, 41.3 ov), 4-277 (Marlon Samuels, 80.5 ov), 5-296 (Dwayne Bravo, 91.1 ov), 6-304 (Denesh Ramdin, 93.4 ov), 7-361 (Daren Sammy, 115.1 ov), 8-385 (Jerome Taylor, 125.4 ov), 9-407 (Shivnarine Chanderpaul, 133.1 ov), 10-408 (Fidel Edwards, 133.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DW Steyn31412123.9023
M Ntini30610033.3300
A Nel25.478533.3101
PL Harris3096912.3000
JH Kallis1782301.3510
South Africa 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GC Smith (c)lbw b Taylor2831444090.32
HH Gibbs c †Ramdin b Powell044000.00
HM Amla  b Powell2930645096.66
JH Kallis c Bravo b Taylor0610000.00
AG Prince c Morton b Powell2047694042.55
AB de Villiers  b Bravo591271939046.45
MV Boucher c Powell b Taylor2029503068.96
PL Harris c Taylor b Bravo9681000013.23
A Nel c Ganga b Bravo1618262088.88
DW Steyn c Powell b Bravo79171077.77
M Ntini not out058000.00
Extras(b 4, lb 1, nb 1, w 1)7
TOTAL(62.1 Ov, RR: 3.13, 295 Mts)195
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Herschelle Gibbs, 0.5 ov), 2-45 (Graeme Smith, 8.5 ov), 3-53 (Jacques Kallis, 10.5 ov), 4-63 (Hashim Amla, 13.1 ov), 5-96 (Ashwell Prince, 25.3 ov), 6-129 (Mark Boucher, 36.4 ov), 7-172 (AB de Villiers, 54.5 ov), 8-181 (Paul Harris, 58.5 ov), 9-194 (Andre Nel, 60.3 ov), 10-195 (Dale Steyn, 62.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DBL Powell1745833.4110
FH Edwards1535603.7301
JE Taylor1344633.5300
DJ Bravo13.132441.8200
DJG Sammy42601.5000
West Indies 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
CH Gayle (c)c †Boucher b Ntini29223451131.81
D Ganga run out (Gibbs)451251846036.00
RS Morton lbw b Kallis524361020.83
MN Samuels  b Steyn40871205045.97
S Chanderpaul c Kallis b Steyn815380053.33
DJ Bravo c Gibbs b Harris1017261058.82
D Ramdin c Gibbs b Steyn0720000.00
DJG Sammy lbw b Harris39100033.33
JE Taylor c Nel b Harris2228372178.57
DBL Powell  b Harris615211040.00
FH Edwards not out028000.00
Extras(b 1, nb 5, w 1)7
TOTAL(57.4 Ov, RR: 3.03, 272 Mts)175
Fall of wickets: 1-32 (Chris Gayle, 7.1 ov), 2-57 (Runako Morton, 14.1 ov), 3-122 (Daren Ganga, 41.2 ov), 4-123 (Marlon Samuels, 42.5 ov), 5-141 (Dwayne Bravo, 47.4 ov), 6-141 (Shivnarine Chanderpaul, 48.1 ov), 7-144 (Daren Sammy, 49.4 ov), 8-144 (Denesh Ramdin, 50.5 ov), 9-160 (Daren Powell, 55.5 ov), 10-175 (Jerome Taylor, 57.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DW Steyn1736733.9415
M Ntini1133513.1800
A Nel712103.0000
JH Kallis711612.2800
PL Harris15.453542.2300
South Africa 2nd Innings (target: 389 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
HH Gibbs lbw b Powell01312000.00
GC Smith (c)c Ganga b Edwards1122460050.00
HM Amla c †Ramdin b Edwards814211057.14
JH Kallis c †Ramdin b Edwards851261889067.46
AG Prince c Gayle b Taylor1028431035.71
AB de Villiers c Samuels b Taylor601322006045.45
MV Boucher  b Taylor1335481037.14
PL Harris  b Bravo0912000.00
A Nel c †Ramdin b Sammy3437484191.89
DW Steyn not out33264732126.92
M Ntini c Powell b Samuels1750014.28
Extras(lb 4, w 1)5
TOTAL(74.5 Ov, RR: 3.47, 339 Mts)260
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Herschelle Gibbs, 2.4 ov), 2-17 (Hashim Amla, 7.2 ov), 3-20 (Graeme Smith, 9.3 ov), 4-45 (Ashwell Prince, 18.4 ov), 5-157 (Jacques Kallis, 49.5 ov), 6-183 (Mark Boucher, 59.5 ov), 7-190 (Paul Harris, 62.3 ov), 8-192 (AB de Villiers, 63.4 ov), 9-259 (Andre Nel, 73.4 ov), 10-260 (Makhaya Ntini, 74.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DBL Powell1424713.3510
FH Edwards1333732.8400
JE Taylor1816633.6600
DJ Bravo1626313.9300
DJG Sammy702914.1400
MN Samuels6.511412.0400
MATCH DETAILS
St George's Park, Port Elizabeth
TossSouth Africa , elected to field first
SeriesWest Indies tour of Zimbabwe and South Africa
Player Of The Match
Marlon Samuels
Series resultWest Indies led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1856
Season2007/08
Hours of play (local time)10.30am start, Lunch 12.30-13.10, Tea 15.10-15.30, Close 17.30
Match days26,27,28,29 December 2007 (5-day match)
Umpires
Russell Tiffin
Aleem Dar
TV Umpire
Rudi Koertzen
Reserve Umpire
Brian Jerling
Match Referee
Roshan Mahanama
CLOSE OF PLAY
Wed, 26 Dec - day 1 - West Indies 1st innings 281/4 (S Chanderpaul 43*, DJ Bravo 0*, 84 ov)
Thu, 27 Dec - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 122/5 (AB de Villiers 22*, MV Boucher 18*, 34 ov)
Fri, 28 Dec - day 3 - West Indies 2nd innings 146/8 (JE Taylor 2*, DBL Powell 0*, 52 ov)
Sat, 29 Dec - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 260 (74.5 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 4
  • West Indies: 150 runs in 52.4 overs (320 balls), Extras 5
  • Innings Break: West Indies - 175/10 in 57.4 overs (FH Edwards 0)
  • South Africa 2nd innings
  • Lunch: South Africa - 45/3 in 18.0 overs (JH Kallis 16, AG Prince 10)
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 19.4 overs (118 balls), Extras 0
  • Drinks: South Africa - 87/4 in 30.0 overs (JH Kallis 45, AB de Villiers 13)
  • JH Kallis: 50 off 70 balls (7 x 4)
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 73 balls (JH Kallis 39, AB de Villiers 13, Ex 0)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 31.4 overs (190 balls), Extras 0
  • Tea: South Africa - 138/4 in 46.0 overs (JH Kallis 77, AB de Villiers 31)
  • 5th Wicket: 100 runs in 167 balls (JH Kallis 68, AB de Villiers 31, Ex 1)
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 46.5 overs (282 balls), Extras 1
  • Drinks: South Africa - 170/5 in 56.0 overs (AB de Villiers 45, MV Boucher 6)
  • AB de Villiers: 50 off 120 balls (5 x 4)
  • South Africa: 200 runs in 64.6 overs (391 balls), Extras 5
  • Drinks: South Africa - 214/8 in 68.0 overs (A Nel 11, DW Steyn 11)
  • 9th Wicket: 50 runs in 45 balls (A Nel 28, DW Steyn 23, Ex 0)
  • South Africa: 250 runs in 72.1 overs (434 balls), Extras 5
Day 3
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 42.3 overs (257 balls), Extras 7
  • AB de Villiers: 50 off 102 balls (8 x 4)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 162/6 in 47.0 overs (AB de Villiers 51, PL Harris 7)
  • Lunch: South Africa - 192/8 in 60.0 overs (A Nel 14, DW Steyn 6)
  • Innings Break: South Africa - 195/10 in 62.1 overs (M Ntini 0)
  • West Indies 2nd innings
  • Drinks: West Indies - 35/1 in 11.0 overs (D Ganga 4, RS Morton 1)
  • West Indies: 50 runs in 13.1 overs (80 balls), Extras 1
  • Tea: West Indies - 66/2 in 20.0 overs (D Ganga 22, MN Samuels 9)
  • Drinks: West Indies - 98/2 in 32.0 overs (D Ganga 33, MN Samuels 29)
  • West Indies: 100 runs in 32.4 overs (197 balls), Extras 2
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 130 balls (D Ganga 17, MN Samuels 32, Ex 1)
  • Drinks: West Indies - 125/4 in 44.0 overs (S Chanderpaul 2, DJ Bravo 1)
  • End Of Day: West Indies - 146/8 in 52.0 overs (JE Taylor 2, DBL Powell 0)
Day 2
  • West Indies: 300 runs in 92.4 overs (561 balls), Extras 13
  • S Chanderpaul: 50 off 146 balls (6 x 4)
  • Drinks: West Indies - 319/6 in 97.0 overs (S Chanderpaul 60, DJG Sammy 7)
  • West Indies: 350 runs in 104.4 overs (633 balls), Extras 13
  • 7th Wicket: 50 runs in 75 balls (S Chanderpaul 18, DJG Sammy 33, Ex 0)
  • Lunch: West Indies - 357/6 in 111.0 overs (S Chanderpaul 70, DJG Sammy 35)
  • Drinks: West Indies - 384/7 in 125.0 overs (S Chanderpaul 85, JE Taylor 9)
  • West Indies: 400 runs in 130.4 overs (790 balls), Extras 16
  • S Chanderpaul: 100 off 244 balls (12 x 4)
  • Innings Break: West Indies - 408/10 in 133.4 overs (DBL Powell 1)
  • Tea: West Indies - 408/10 in 133.4 overs (DBL Powell 1)
  • South Africa 1st innings
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 9.4 overs (59 balls), Extras 1
  • Drinks: South Africa - 53/3 in 10.5 overs (HM Amla 24)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 95/4 in 25.0 overs (AG Prince 20, AB de Villiers 13)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 26.1 overs (158 balls), Extras 5
  • End Of Day: South Africa - 122/5 in 34.0 overs (AB de Villiers 22, MV Boucher 18)
Day 1
  • West Indies 1st innings
  • West Indies: 50 runs in 10.2 overs (65 balls), Extras 3
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 65 balls (CH Gayle 25, D Ganga 22, Ex 3)
  • Drinks: West Indies - 80/0 in 14.0 overs (CH Gayle 51, D Ganga 26)
  • CH Gayle: 50 off 42 balls (10 x 4)
  • West Indies: 100 runs in 17.1 overs (106 balls), Extras 3
  • Lunch: West Indies - 130/2 in 27.0 overs (RS Morton 13, MN Samuels 14)
  • West Indies: 150 runs in 38.1 overs (233 balls), Extras 5
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 126 balls (RS Morton 24, MN Samuels 25, Ex 2)
  • Drinks: West Indies - 166/2 in 41.0 overs (RS Morton 33, MN Samuels 29)
  • Tea: West Indies - 190/3 in 55.0 overs (MN Samuels 44, S Chanderpaul 5)
  • Rain: West Indies - 193/3 in 56.2 overs (MN Samuels 45, S Chanderpaul 7)
  • West Indies: 200 runs in 63.5 overs (388 balls), Extras 10
  • MN Samuels: 50 off 142 balls (4 x 4)
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 163 balls (MN Samuels 28, S Chanderpaul 20, Ex 5)
  • Drinks: West Indies - 230/3 in 71.0 overs (MN Samuels 59, S Chanderpaul 28)
  • West Indies: 250 runs in 76.5 overs (466 balls), Extras 11
  • 4th Wicket: 100 runs in 221 balls (MN Samuels 63, S Chanderpaul 33, Ex 6)
  • New Ball Taken: West Indies 275/3 after 80.1 overs (MN Samuels 93, S Chanderpaul 38)
  • Bad Light: West Indies - 281/4 in 84.0 overs (S Chanderpaul 43, DJ Bravo 0)
  • End Of Day: West Indies - 281/4 in 84.0 overs (S Chanderpaul 43, DJ Bravo 0)