Result
1st Test, Zimbabwe tour of South Africa at Cape Town, Mar 4-5 2005
(75.2 ov)
54 & 265
340/3d
South Africa won by an innings and 21 runs
Player Of The Match
South Africa
Zimbabwe 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
S Matsikenyeri c de Villiers b Ntini1232523037.50
BG Rogers c †Boucher b Pollock11218008.33
DD Ebrahim  b Ntini316210018.75
H Masakadza lbw b Kallis638590015.78
BRM Taylor c †Boucher b Ntini211200018.18
T Taibu (c) †c de Villiers b Kallis732421021.87
E Chigumbura c Smith b Kallis217200011.76
HH Streak c †Boucher b Pollock918231050.00
AM Blignaut c Boje b Kallis814232057.14
AG Cremer c Kallis b Pollock023000.00
CB Mpofu not out00200-
Extras(nb 4)4
TOTAL(31.2 Ov, RR: 1.72, 145 Mts)54
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Barney Rogers, 4.1 ov), 2-13 (Dion Ebrahim, 9.1 ov), 3-20 (Stuart Matsikenyeri, 11.4 ov), 4-22 (Brendan Taylor, 15.3 ov), 5-33 (Hamilton Masakadza, 21.3 ov), 6-36 (Tatenda Taibu, 25.1 ov), 7-37 (Elton Chigumbura, 25.6 ov), 8-50 (Heath Streak, 30.4 ov), 9-50 (Graeme Cremer, 30.6 ov), 10-54 (Andy Blignaut, 31.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
SM Pollock84931.1202
M Ntini1022332.3000
CK Langeveldt62901.5002
JH Kallis7.231341.7700
South Africa 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GC Smith (c)c Masakadza b Cremer121107167172113.08
AB de Villiers c Blignaut b Cremer9811818220083.05
JA Rudolph not out4950707198.00
JH Kallis c Blignaut b Cremer54254235216.00
HH Gibbs not out881410100.00
Extras(lb 1, nb 8, w 1)10
TOTAL(50 Ov, RR: 6.8, 238 Mts)340/3d
Fall of wickets: 1-217 (Graeme Smith, 34.5 ov), 2-234 (AB de Villiers, 37.5 ov), 3-328 (Jacques Kallis, 47.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
HH Streak1309006.9204
CB Mpofu1225304.4100
AM Blignaut604407.3312
E Chigumbura805306.6201
AG Cremer908639.5501
S Matsikenyeri10606.0000
BRM Taylor10707.0000
Zimbabwe 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
S Matsikenyeri c Rudolph b Ntini1326322050.00
BG Rogers c †Boucher b Ntini2845753062.22
DD Ebrahim lbw b Langeveldt7215320210047.05
H Masakadza c Gibbs b Boje46781077058.97
BRM Taylor c Langeveldt b Boje991620100.00
T Taibu (c) †c sub (WE September) b Langeveldt922222040.90
E Chigumbura  b Boje01111000.00
HH Streak c Gibbs b Kallis1233451036.36
AM Blignaut st †Boucher b Boje61588236105.17
AG Cremer run out (Pollock/†Boucher)29130022.22
CB Mpofu not out01023000.00
Extras(b 2, lb 7, nb 2, w 2)13
TOTAL(75.2 Ov, RR: 3.51, 316 Mts)265
Fall of wickets: 1-25 (Stuart Matsikenyeri, 7.4 ov), 2-59 (Barney Rogers, 15.6 ov), 3-157 (Hamilton Masakadza, 44.6 ov), 4-173 (Brendan Taylor, 48.3 ov), 5-183 (Tatenda Taibu, 53.6 ov), 6-186 (Elton Chigumbura, 56.6 ov), 7-186 (Dion Ebrahim, 57.1 ov), 8-214 (Heath Streak, 67.3 ov), 9-247 (Graeme Cremer, 70.2 ov), 10-265 (Andy Blignaut, 75.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
SM Pollock511402.8000
M Ntini1626824.2500
CK Langeveldt9.332722.8402
JH Kallis17.374012.2820
N Boje26.2510644.0200
JA Rudolph10101.0000
MATCH DETAILS
Newlands, Cape Town
TossZimbabwe , elected to bat first
SeriesZimbabwe tour of South Africa
Player Of The Match
Jacques Kallis
Series resultSouth Africa led the 2-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1737
Season2004/05
Match days4,5 March 2005 (5-day match)
Umpires
Billy Bowden
Billy Doctrove
TV Umpire
Brian Jerling
Match Referee
Alan Hurst
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 04 Mar - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 340/3 (JA Rudolph 49*, HH Gibbs 8*, 50 ov)
Sat, 05 Mar - day 2 - Zimbabwe 2nd innings 265 (75.2 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 2
  • Zimbabwe Second Innings
  • 50 up in 57 mins off 79 balls including 6 fours
  • 100 up in 126 mins off 175 balls including 13 fours
  • 3rd Wicket 50 Partnership in 59 mins off 90 balls including 8 fours (Ebrahim 31, Masakadza 18)
  • DD Ebrahim 50 in 140 mins off 114 balls including 7 fours
  • 150 up in 177 mins off 263 balls including 20 fours
  • 200 up in 270 mins off 397 balls including 28 fours
  • AM Blignaut 50 in 60 mins off 39 balls including 3 fours and 5 sixes
  • 250 up in 296 mins off 426 balls including 30 fours and 5 sixes
  • This is the 11th Shortest Test in terms of balls in History
General
  • 4th Umpire - LH Matroos
  • Zimbabwe Innings
  • M Ntini became the 46th bowler to take 200 Test Wickets and the 3rd South African
  • MV Boucher becames the 3rd wicketkeeper to claim 300 Test dismissals
  • T Taibu passed 1000 Test runs
  • 50 up in 138 mins off 186 balls including 6 fours
  • This is Zimbabwe's lowest Test Innings score
  • South African 1st Innings
  • 1st Wicket 50 Partnership in 50 mins off 63 balls including 8 fours (Smith 20, de Villiers 30)
  • 1st Wicket 100 partnership in 83 mins off 111 balls including 17
  • AB de Villiers 50 in 86 mins off 63 balls including 10 fours
  • GC Smith 50 in 87 mins off 52 balls including 8 fours
  • 1st Wicket 100 Partnership in 83 mins off 111 balls including 17 fours (Smith 48 de Villiers 49)
  • 1st Wicket 150 Partnership in 127 mins off 169 balls including 26 fours (Smith 77, de Villiers 69)
  • GC Smith 100 in 155 mins off 101 balls including 16 fours
  • 1st Wicket 200 Partnership in 159 mins off 205 balls including 33 fours and a six (Smith 115, de Villiers 78)
  • 250 up in 193 mins off 251 balls including 31 fours and 2 sixes
  • 3rd Wicket 50 Partnership in 20 mins off 28 balls including 4 fours and 4 sixes (Rudolph 19, Kallis 30)
  • 300 up in 208 mins off 270 balls including 44 fours and 7 sixes
  • JH Kallis passed 1000 Test runs at Newlands Cricket Ground
  • JH Kallis 50 in 36 mins off 24 balls including 3 fours and 5 sixes
  • JH Kallis claimed the record for the Fastest Test Fifty off only 24 balls beating the 26 ball fifty of IT Botham vs India at Dehli in 1981/82
  • South Africa broke the record for the biggest lead on a first days play in a Test match beating the record set by England of 233 at Lords in 1896