Result
1st Test, Johannesburg, Dec 15-18 2006, India tour of South Africa
249 & 236
(86.5 ov, target 402)
84 & 278
India won by 123 runs
Player Of The Match
India 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
W Jaffer lbw b Ntini940422022.50
V Sehwag c †Boucher b Pollock426460015.38
R Dravid (c)c Smith b Kallis32831515038.55
SR Tendulkar c de Villiers b Kallis44891137049.43
VVS Laxman c †Boucher b Ntini28671045041.79
SC Ganguly not out511011804150.49
MS Dhoni c Pollock b Ntini520230025.00
A Kumble c Kallis b Nel615231040.00
Z Khan lbw b Pollock923320039.13
S Sreesanth c Amla b Pollock023000.00
VRV Singh c & b Pollock29192760152.63
Extras(lb 15, nb 6, w 11)32
TOTAL(79.5 Ov, RR: 3.11, 374 Mts)249
Fall of wickets: 1-14 (Wasim Jaffer, 9.6 ov), 2-14 (Virender Sehwag, 10.5 ov), 3-83 (Sachin Tendulkar, 35.4 ov), 4-110 (Rahul Dravid, 41.6 ov), 5-156 (VVS Laxman, 56.5 ov), 6-167 (MS Dhoni, 61.6 ov), 7-188 (Anil Kumble, 66.5 ov), 8-205 (Zaheer Khan, 73.4 ov), 9-205 (Sreesanth, 73.6 ov), 10-249 (Vikram Singh, 79.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
DW Steyn10.132602.5502
M Ntini1815733.1600
SM Pollock17.573942.1800
A Nel18.554512.3811
JH Kallis1506724.4623
South Africa 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GC Smith (c)lbw b Sreesanth51280041.66
HH Gibbs c Sehwag b Khan0412000.00
HM Amla c Laxman b Sreesanth0611000.00
JH Kallis c Laxman b Sreesanth1214213085.71
AG Prince c †Dhoni b Kumble24601052040.00
AB de Villiers c Sehwag b Khan614231042.85
MV Boucher  b Sreesanth56121083.33
SM Pollock lbw b Sreesanth510111050.00
A Nel c Khan b Singh2124502187.50
M Ntini  b Kumble012000.00
DW Steyn not out013000.00
Extras(b 2, nb 1, w 3)6
TOTAL(25.1 Ov, RR: 3.33, 131 Mts)84
Fall of wickets: 1-5 (Graeme Smith, 1.6 ov), 2-5 (Herschelle Gibbs, 2.4 ov), 3-5 (Hashim Amla, 3.6 ov), 4-21 (Jacques Kallis, 7.3 ov), 5-33 (AB de Villiers, 12.5 ov), 6-38 (Mark Boucher, 15.2 ov), 7-45 (Shaun Pollock, 17.1 ov), 8-84 (Ashwell Prince, 24.4 ov), 9-84 (Makhaya Ntini, 24.5 ov), 10-84 (Andre Nel, 25.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Z Khan1033223.2000
S Sreesanth1034054.0021
VRV Singh3.10812.5210
A Kumble21221.0000
India 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
W Jaffer c Smith b Nel49171044.44
V Sehwag c Gibbs b Nel33293960113.79
R Dravid (c)c †Boucher b Pollock19160011.11
SR Tendulkar  b Pollock1422433063.63
VVS Laxman c Smith b Ntini7315425312047.40
SC Ganguly c †Boucher b Ntini2538614065.78
MS Dhoni c †Boucher b Pollock1825353072.00
A Kumble c Prince b Nel11113009.09
Z Khan c †Boucher b Ntini37801073246.25
S Sreesanth not out67140185.71
VRV Singh run out (sub [Makalima]/†Boucher)1141120275.00
Extras(b 2, lb 10, w 1)13
TOTAL(64.4 Ov, RR: 3.64, 308 Mts)236
Fall of wickets: 1-20 (Wasim Jaffer, 3.5 ov), 2-37 (Rahul Dravid, 6.6 ov), 3-41 (Virender Sehwag, 7.5 ov), 4-61 (Sachin Tendulkar, 16.1 ov), 5-119 (Sourav Ganguly, 28.1 ov), 6-147 (MS Dhoni, 36.3 ov), 7-148 (Anil Kumble, 39.2 ov), 8-218 (VVS Laxman, 62.4 ov), 9-219 (Zaheer Khan, 62.6 ov), 10-236 (Vikram Singh, 64.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
M Ntini15.427734.9110
A Nel1945833.0500
SM Pollock1643332.0600
JH Kallis1123002.7200
GC Smith302608.6600
South Africa 2nd Innings (target: 402 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
HH Gibbs c Tendulkar b Khan042000.00
GC Smith (c)c Sehwag b Sreesanth1027351037.03
HM Amla c †Dhoni b Sreesanth1730562056.66
JH Kallis c Ganguly b Sreesanth27721084037.50
AG Prince  b Kumble9722332711043.49
AB de Villiers run out (Khan)1742633040.47
MV Boucher lbw b Khan2341803056.09
SM Pollock  b Kumble4041676197.56
A Nel lbw b Kumble612181050.00
DW Steyn not out624420025.00
M Ntini c Sehwag b Khan820281040.00
Extras(lb 8, nb 19)27
TOTAL(86.5 Ov, RR: 3.2, 415 Mts)278
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Herschelle Gibbs, 0.4 ov), 2-22 (Graeme Smith, 7.6 ov), 3-34 (Hashim Amla, 11.6 ov), 4-84 (Jacques Kallis, 29.6 ov), 5-120 (AB de Villiers, 44.1 ov), 6-164 (Mark Boucher, 60.3 ov), 7-231 (Shaun Pollock, 74.3 ov), 8-245 (Andre Nel, 78.3 ov), 9-264 (Ashwell Prince, 80.1 ov), 10-278 (Makhaya Ntini, 86.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Z Khan22.557933.4500
S Sreesanth2585932.3605
VRV Singh1846703.7208
SC Ganguly1011011.0002
A Kumble2045432.7000
MATCH DETAILS
The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
TossIndia , elected to bat first
SeriesIndia tour of South Africa
Player Of The Match
Sreesanth
Series resultIndia led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1823
Season2006/07
Hours of play (local time)10.00 start, Lunch 12.30-13.10, Tea 15.30-15.50, Close 18.30
Match days15,16,17,18 December 2006 (5-day match)
Umpires
Mark Benson
Daryl Harper
TV Umpire
Karl Hurter
Reserve Umpire
Zed Ndamane
Match Referee
Roshan Mahanama
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 15 Dec - day 1 - India 1st innings 156/5 (SC Ganguly 14*, 56.5 ov)
Sat, 16 Dec - day 2 - India 2nd innings 146/5 (VVS Laxman 42*, MS Dhoni 17*, 35 ov)
Sun, 17 Dec - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 163/5 (AG Prince 54*, MV Boucher 23*, 58 ov)
Mon, 18 Dec - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 278 (86.5 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 4
  • South Africa: 200 runs in 65.4 overs (405 balls), Extras 19
  • Drinks: South Africa - 207/6 in 69.0 overs (AG Prince 69, SM Pollock 25)
  • 7th Wicket: 50 runs in 64 balls (AG Prince 16, SM Pollock 31, Ex 3)
  • South Africa: 250 runs in 79.0 overs (486 balls), Extras 24
  • New Ball Taken: South Africa 269/9 after 83.1 overs (DW Steyn 2, M Ntini 3)
  • Test Match Scorer: Firdose Moonda
  • Test Match Commentators: Anand Vasu & Sajan Nair
Day 3
  • India: 150 runs in 41.1 overs (248 balls), Extras 10
  • VVS Laxman: 50 off 108 balls (10 x 4)
  • Drinks: India - 161/7 in 47.0 overs (VVS Laxman 53, Z Khan 2)
  • India: 200 runs in 59.1 overs (356 balls), Extras 12
  • 8th Wicket: 50 runs in 119 balls (VVS Laxman 29, Z Khan 21, Ex 2)
  • South Africa 2nd innings
  • Lunch: South Africa - 0/1 in 0.4 overs (GC Smith 0)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 34/3 in 12.0 overs (JH Kallis 0)
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 15.4 overs (98 balls), Extras 11
  • Tea: South Africa - 69/3 in 25.0 overs (JH Kallis 24, AG Prince 5)
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 104 balls (JH Kallis 27, AG Prince 17, Ex 6)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 97/4 in 36.0 overs (AG Prince 22, AB de Villiers 7)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 37.6 overs (235 balls), Extras 14
  • Drinks: South Africa - 129/5 in 48.0 overs (AG Prince 43, MV Boucher 1)
  • AG Prince: 50 off 136 balls (4 x 4)
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 57.1 overs (351 balls), Extras 15
  • End Of Day: South Africa - 163/5 in 58.0 overs (AG Prince 54, MV Boucher 23)
Day 2
  • India: 200 runs in 71.6 overs (441 balls), Extras 29
  • SC Ganguly: 50 off 99 balls (4 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • South Africa 1st innings
  • Lunch: South Africa - 21/3 in 7.0 overs (JH Kallis 12, AG Prince 1)
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 17.4 overs (109 balls), Extras 5
  • Drinks: South Africa - 57/7 in 19.0 overs (AG Prince 15, A Nel 4)
  • India 2nd innings
  • Drinks: India - 45/3 in 10.0 overs (SR Tendulkar 4, VVS Laxman 0)
  • India: 50 runs in 14.4 overs (89 balls), Extras 3
  • Drinks: India - 90/4 in 22.0 overs (VVS Laxman 15, SC Ganguly 20)
  • India: 100 runs in 23.6 overs (145 balls), Extras 8
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 56 balls (VVS Laxman 22, SC Ganguly 23, Ex 5)
  • End Of Day: India - 146/5 in 35.0 overs (VVS Laxman 42, MS Dhoni 17)
  • Tea: India - 0/0
Day 1
  • India 1st innings
  • Lunch: India - 19/2 in 14.0 overs (R Dravid 0, SR Tendulkar 4)
  • Drinks: India - 47/2 in 24.0 overs (R Dravid 8, SR Tendulkar 23)
  • India: 50 runs in 24.6 overs (152 balls), Extras 3
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 110 balls (R Dravid 13, SR Tendulkar 37, Ex 3)
  • Drinks: India - 76/2 in 34.0 overs (R Dravid 17, SR Tendulkar 40)
  • India: 100 runs in 39.2 overs (240 balls), Extras 12
  • Ground Delay: India - 101/3 in 39.4 overs (R Dravid 30, VVS Laxman 1)
  • Tea: India - 101/3 in 39.4 overs (R Dravid 30, VVS Laxman 1)
  • Rain: India - 101/3 in 39.4 overs (R Dravid 30, VVS Laxman 1)
  • Drinks: India - 140/4 in 50.0 overs (VVS Laxman 19, SC Ganguly 7)
  • India: 150 runs in 52.5 overs (326 balls), Extras 25
  • Bad Light: India - 156/5 in 56.5 overs (SC Ganguly 14)
  • End Of Day: India - 156/5 in 56.5 overs (SC Ganguly 14)