Player of the Match
Player of the Match

Best performances - Batsmen

JH Kallis
121(259) 12x4 - 0x6
Control %89%
  • Productive Shot
  • leg glance
  • 27 runs
  • 0x4 - 0x6
4 7 23 38 20 10 7 12
V Sehwag
88(118) 11x4 - 2x6
Control %86%
  • Productive Shot
  • off side drive on front foot
  • 26 runs
  • 4x4 - 0x6
8 1 6 12 23 3 10 25

Best performances - Bowlers

Harbhajan Singh
O30
M3
R87
W7
Eco2.90
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF
M Ntini
O44
M9
R112
W4
Eco2.54
RHB
OFFLEG
  • FTFULL TOSS
  • YYORKER
  • FFULL LENGTH
  • GGOOD LENGTH
  • SGSHORT OF GOOD LENGTH
  • SSHORT LENGTH
LHB
LEGOFF

Partnerships

  • SA - 1st
  • INDIA - 1st
  • SA - 2nd
  • INDIA - 2nd

South Africa - 1st - Innings

0
AJ Hall0 (0)
GC Smith0 (0)
21
AJ Hall7 (13)
JA Rudolph13 (18)
109
JH Kallis52 (129)
JA Rudolph48 (140)
46
JH Kallis17 (26)
HM Amla24 (49)
6
JH Kallis5 (13)
HH Dippenaar1 (12)
48
JH Kallis32 (47)
Z de Bruyn15 (66)
31
SM Pollock14 (47)
JH Kallis15 (44)
12
SM Pollock4 (13)
JL Ontong3 (20)
32
JL Ontong13 (41)
TL Tsolekile15 (53)
0
M Ntini0 (2)
JL Ontong0 (0)

India - 1st - Innings

17
G Gambhir7 (22)
V Sehwag5 (16)
127
R Dravid42 (113)
V Sehwag78 (98)
45
SR Tendulkar20 (54)
R Dravid23 (59)
49
SC Ganguly25 (52)
R Dravid15 (75)
29
SC Ganguly15 (21)
VVS Laxman13 (42)
41
VVS Laxman25 (43)
KD Karthik14 (35)
58
KD Karthik12 (37)
IK Pathan11 (40)
16
A Kumble8 (26)
KD Karthik7 (25)
5
Harbhajan Singh3 (11)
KD Karthik1 (6)
24
Harbhajan Singh11 (21)
Z Khan11 (32)

South Africa - 2nd - Innings

77
AJ Hall21 (63)
GC Smith45 (73)
4
JA Rudolph3 (14)
GC Smith1 (3)
45
JH Kallis20 (37)
GC Smith21 (42)
12
JH Kallis9 (17)
HM Amla2 (20)
9
JH Kallis7 (9)
HH Dippenaar2 (8)
36
JH Kallis19 (35)
Z de Bruyn17 (45)
10
SM Pollock6 (27)
Z de Bruyn3 (7)
0
Z de Bruyn0 (0)
JL Ontong0 (2)
1
Z de Bruyn0 (1)
TL Tsolekile1 (4)
28
Z de Bruyn12 (19)
M Ntini12 (19)

India - 2nd - Innings

15
G Gambhir5 (15)
V Sehwag9 (17)
45
R Dravid21 (34)
G Gambhir21 (41)
60*
SR Tendulkar32 (64)
R Dravid26 (70)
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