Result
2nd Test, Durban, Dec 26-30 2006, India tour of South Africa
328 & 265/8d
(55.1 ov, target 354)
240 & 179
South Africa won by 174 runs
Player Of The Match
South Africa
South Africa 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GC Smith (c)c Tendulkar b Khan513120038.46
AB de Villiers c Tendulkar b Sreesanth938641023.68
HM Amla lbw b Khan19170011.11
HH Gibbs c †Dhoni b Sreesanth638814313071.59
AG Prince c Laxman b Sreesanth12121231516057.07
MV Boucher  b Sreesanth53911147058.24
SM Pollock c Sehwag b Singh1123352047.82
AJ Hall lbw b Kumble045000.00
A Nel  b Kumble032000.00
M Morkel not out3152923059.61
M Ntini lbw b Kumble1630462053.33
Extras(lb 3, nb 14, w 1)18
TOTAL(91.3 Ov, RR: 3.58, 427 Mts)328
Fall of wickets: 1-8 (Graeme Smith, 2.4 ov), 2-13 (Hashim Amla, 6.2 ov), 3-28 (AB de Villiers, 12.3 ov), 4-122 (Herschelle Gibbs, 35.2 ov), 5-222 (Mark Boucher, 63.6 ov), 6-256 (Shaun Pollock, 71.3 ov), 7-257 (Andrew Hall, 72.2 ov), 8-257 (Andre Nel, 72.5 ov), 9-296 (Ashwell Prince, 82.3 ov), 10-328 (Makhaya Ntini, 91.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Z Khan2378323.6014
S Sreesanth24410944.5403
VRV Singh1316014.6103
A Kumble28.316232.1702
SC Ganguly311103.6602
India 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
W Jaffer c de Villiers b Ntini26731125035.61
V Sehwag c de Villiers b Nel012000.00
R Dravid (c)lbw b Nel1123432047.82
SR Tendulkar c †Boucher b Ntini6311517311054.78
VVS Laxman not out501562773032.05
SC Ganguly c Gibbs b Ntini023000.00
MS Dhoni c de Villiers b Morkel3439727087.17
A Kumble c †Boucher b Morkel0610000.00
Z Khan c Amla b Morkel220190010.00
S Sreesanth c †Boucher b Hall2840575070.00
VRV Singh c †Boucher b Pollock44510100.00
Extras(b 1, lb 7, nb 12, w 2)22
TOTAL(77.5 Ov, RR: 3.08, 391 Mts)240
Fall of wickets: 1-5 (Virender Sehwag, 0.5 ov), 2-35 (Rahul Dravid, 9.2 ov), 3-61 (Wasim Jaffer, 23.3 ov), 4-125 (Sachin Tendulkar, 45.4 ov), 5-125 (Sourav Ganguly, 45.6 ov), 6-179 (MS Dhoni, 59.1 ov), 7-179 (Anil Kumble, 61.1 ov), 8-183 (Zaheer Khan, 65.2 ov), 9-235 (Sreesanth, 76.6 ov), 10-240 (Vikram Singh, 77.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
A Nel2356022.6010
M Ntini1544132.7301
M Morkel1818634.77111
SM Pollock14.5101711.1400
AJ Hall702814.0000
South Africa 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GC Smith (c) b Sreesanth588116211071.60
AB de Villiers c Laxman b Singh471001438047.00
HM Amla lbw b Sreesanth047000.00
HH Gibbs c sub (KD Karthik) b Kumble924401037.50
AG Prince c Ganguly b Sreesanth034000.00
MV Boucher lbw b Khan814341057.14
SM Pollock not out639912810063.63
AJ Hall lbw b Sreesanth2152683040.38
M Morkel c Singh b Sehwag2741504065.85
Extras(b 5, lb 8, nb 12, w 7)32
TOTAL(67.4 Ov, RR: 3.91, 321 Mts)265/8d
Did not bat: A Nel, M Ntini 
Fall of wickets: 1-99 (AB de Villiers, 28.4 ov), 2-108 (Hashim Amla, 29.5 ov), 3-121 (Graeme Smith, 31.3 ov), 4-121 (Ashwell Prince, 31.6 ov), 5-140 (Herschelle Gibbs, 36.2 ov), 6-143 (Mark Boucher, 37.5 ov), 7-213 (Andrew Hall, 55.5 ov), 8-265 (Morne Morkel, 67.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Z Khan2056513.2522
S Sreesanth1937944.1511
VRV Singh1026416.4007
A Kumble1643712.3102
V Sehwag2.41712.6200
India 2nd Innings (target: 354 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
W Jaffer c Nel b Ntini2847754059.57
V Sehwag c Smith b Ntini811171072.72
R Dravid (c)c †Boucher b Ntini525341020.00
SR Tendulkar lbw b Ntini0713000.00
VVS Laxman  b Nel1544751034.09
SC Ganguly c Gibbs b Ntini2633544078.78
MS Dhoni c †Boucher b Nel476710610070.14
A Kumble c Amla b Hall1131411035.48
Z Khan c Hall b Nel2156802037.50
S Sreesanth c †Boucher b Hall1012322083.33
VRV Singh not out014000.00
Extras(b 2, lb 1, nb 4, w 1)8
TOTAL(55.1 Ov, RR: 3.24, 267 Mts)179
Fall of wickets: 1-14 (Virender Sehwag, 3.6 ov), 2-34 (Rahul Dravid, 11.4 ov), 3-38 (Sachin Tendulkar, 13.5 ov), 4-45 (Wasim Jaffer, 15.2 ov), 5-83 (Sourav Ganguly, 27.1 ov), 6-85 (VVS Laxman, 28.4 ov), 7-101 (Anil Kumble, 38.1 ov), 8-160 (MS Dhoni, 48.5 ov), 9-179 (Zaheer Khan, 54.5 ov), 10-179 (Sreesanth, 55.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
A Nel1645733.5600
M Ntini1964852.5200
SM Pollock952002.2200
M Morkel602504.1613
AJ Hall5.112625.0300
MATCH DETAILS
Kingsmead, Durban
TossSouth Africa , elected to bat first
SeriesIndia tour of South Africa
Player Of The Match
Makhaya Ntini
Series result3-match series level 1-1
Match numberTest no. 1825
Season2006/07
Hours of play (local time)09.30 start, Lunch 11.30-12.10, Tea 14.40-15.00, Close 17.00
Match days26,27,28,29,30 December 2006 (5-day match)
Test debut
Morne Morkel
Umpires
Mark Benson
Asad Rauf
TV Umpire
Ian Howell
Reserve Umpire
Marais Erasmus
Kevin Adams
Match Referee
Roshan Mahanama
CLOSE OF PLAY
Tue, 26 Dec - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 257/8 (AG Prince 98*, M Morkel 0*, 73 ov)
Wed, 27 Dec - day 2 - India 1st innings 103/3 (SR Tendulkar 46*, VVS Laxman 10*, 38.4 ov)
Thu, 28 Dec - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 64/0 (GC Smith 28*, AB de Villiers 31*, 19.3 ov)
Fri, 29 Dec - day 4 - India 2nd innings 38/2 (W Jaffer 22*, SR Tendulkar 0*, 13 ov)
Sat, 30 Dec - day 5 - India 2nd innings 179 (55.1 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 5
  • Bad Light: India - 38/2 in 13.0 overs (W Jaffer 22, SR Tendulkar 0)
  • Bad Light: India - 47/4 in 17.3 overs (VVS Laxman 3, SC Ganguly 0)
  • Lunch: India - 47/4 in 17.3 overs (VVS Laxman 3, SC Ganguly 0)
  • India: 50 runs in 17.4 overs (106 balls), Extras 3
  • Drinks: India - 94/6 in 32.0 overs (MS Dhoni 2, A Kumble 7)
  • India: 100 runs in 36.2 overs (220 balls), Extras 6
  • India: 150 runs in 46.2 overs (282 balls), Extras 8
  • 8th Wicket: 50 runs in 51 balls (MS Dhoni 39, Z Khan 10, Ex 2)
  • Tea: India - 160/8 in 49.0 overs (Z Khan 12, S Sreesanth 0)
Day 4
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 29.1 overs (180 balls), Extras 10
  • GC Smith: 50 off 77 balls (9 x 4)
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 40.1 overs (251 balls), Extras 20
  • Lunch: South Africa - 192/6 in 51.0 overs (SM Pollock 18, AJ Hall 20)
  • 7th Wicket: 50 runs in 86 balls (SM Pollock 21, AJ Hall 20, Ex 12)
  • South Africa: 200 runs in 51.6 overs (327 balls), Extras 31
  • SM Pollock: 50 off 89 balls (8 x 4)
  • South Africa: 250 runs in 65.3 overs (408 balls), Extras 31
  • Drinks: South Africa - 258/7 in 66.0 overs (SM Pollock 61, M Morkel 22)
  • 8th Wicket: 50 runs in 63 balls (SM Pollock 23, M Morkel 27, Ex 0)
  • India 2nd innings
  • Tea: India - 18/1 in 8.0 overs (W Jaffer 6, R Dravid 1)
  • Bad Light: India - 38/2 in 13.0 overs (W Jaffer 22, SR Tendulkar 0)
  • End Of Day: India - 38/2 in 13.0 overs (W Jaffer 22, SR Tendulkar 0)
Day 3
  • Mark Benson left the field at the start of the 43rd over feeling unwell, he was replaced by Ian Howell for the remainder of the match, Marais Erasmus took over as the TV Umpire and Kevin Adams as the reserve official
  • SR Tendulkar: 50 off 92 balls (9 x 4)
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 107 balls (SR Tendulkar 40, VVS Laxman 11, Ex 0)
  • Drinks: India - 146/5 in 52.0 overs (VVS Laxman 20, MS Dhoni 13)
  • India: 150 runs in 52.3 overs (320 balls), Extras 13
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 75 balls (VVS Laxman 8, MS Dhoni 34, Ex 8)
  • Lunch: India - 183/8 in 65.2 overs (VVS Laxman 28)
  • India: 200 runs in 70.1 overs (433 balls), Extras 20
  • 9th Wicket: 50 runs in 69 balls (VVS Laxman 21, S Sreesanth 28, Ex 3)
  • VVS Laxman: 50 off 156 balls (3 x 4)
  • South Africa 2nd innings
  • Tea: South Africa - 22/0 in 10.0 overs (GC Smith 7, AB de Villiers 13)
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 17.2 overs (107 balls), Extras 5
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 107 balls (GC Smith 24, AB de Villiers 21, Ex 5)
  • Bad Light: South Africa - 60/0 in 18.1 overs (GC Smith 24, AB de Villiers 31)
  • Bad Light: South Africa - 64/0 in 19.3 overs (GC Smith 28, AB de Villiers 31)
  • End Of Day: South Africa - 64/0 in 19.3 overs (GC Smith 28, AB de Villiers 31)
Day 2
  • AG Prince: 100 off 188 balls (14 x 4)
  • New Ball Taken: South Africa 287/8 after 81.1 overs (AG Prince 112, M Morkel 16)
  • South Africa: 300 runs in 83.3 overs (515 balls), Extras 17
  • Drinks: South Africa - 312/9 in 88.0 overs (M Morkel 22, M Ntini 9)
  • India 1st innings
  • Lunch: India - 24/1 in 7.0 overs (W Jaffer 10, R Dravid 7)
  • India: 50 runs in 12.6 overs (82 balls), Extras 9
  • Drinks: India - 61/2 in 20.0 overs (W Jaffer 26, SR Tendulkar 14)
  • Tea: India - 93/3 in 33.0 overs (SR Tendulkar 37, VVS Laxman 9)
  • India: 100 runs in 35.5 overs (219 balls), Extras 10
  • Bad Light: India - 103/3 in 38.4 overs (SR Tendulkar 46, VVS Laxman 10)
  • End Of Day: India - 103/3 in 38.4 overs (SR Tendulkar 46, VVS Laxman 10)
Day 1
  • South Africa 1st innings
  • Drinks: South Africa - 28/2 in 12.0 overs (AB de Villiers 9, HH Gibbs 9)
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 18.3 overs (116 balls), Extras 6
  • Lunch: South Africa - 67/3 in 23.0 overs (HH Gibbs 26, AG Prince 17)
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 92 balls (HH Gibbs 25, AG Prince 21, Ex 6)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 31.2 overs (197 balls), Extras 11
  • HH Gibbs: 50 off 73 balls (11 x 4)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 122/4 in 35.2 overs (AG Prince 32)
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 46.2 overs (288 balls), Extras 12
  • Tea: South Africa - 165/4 in 51.0 overs (AG Prince 47, MV Boucher 27)
  • AG Prince: 50 off 116 balls (8 x 4)
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 103 balls (AG Prince 24, MV Boucher 27, Ex 1)
  • South Africa: 200 runs in 59.4 overs (368 balls), Extras 13
  • MV Boucher: 50 off 88 balls (7 x 4)
  • 5th Wicket: 100 runs in 171 balls (AG Prince 44, MV Boucher 53, Ex 3)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 222/5 in 64.0 overs (AG Prince 76)
  • South Africa: 250 runs in 71.1 overs (441 balls), Extras 17
  • Bad Light: South Africa - 257/8 in 73.0 overs (AG Prince 98, M Morkel 0)
  • End Of Day: South Africa - 257/8 in 73.0 overs (AG Prince 98, M Morkel 0)