Result
Unofficial 3rd Test, Centurion, Nov 23-27 2001, India tour of South Africa
(84.1 ov)
232 & 261
566/8d
South Africa won by an innings and 73 runs
Player Of The Match
South Africa
India 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
SS Das c Gibbs b Hayward461321649034.84
CC Williams lbw b Klusener546730010.86
R Dravid (c)lbw b Ntini537501013.51
SR Tendulkar c †Boucher b Kallis2738535071.05
VVS Laxman c Kirsten b Kallis1422303063.63
D Dasgupta c Rudolph b Hayward3673966049.31
A Kumble  b Hayward27129-3020.93
Harbhajan Singh run out (Ntini)2932386090.62
J Srinath retired hurt814242057.14
BKV Prasad not out1140551027.50
A Nehra c Boje b Hayward429290013.79
Extras(b 1, lb 12, nb 7)20
TOTAL(97.4 Ov, RR: 2.37, 392 Mts)232
Fall of wickets: 1-16 (Connor Williams, 16.5 ov), 2-49 (Rahul Dravid, 29.6 ov), 3-90 (Shiv Sunder Das, 39.5 ov), 4-100 (Sachin Tendulkar, 42.5 ov), 5-107 (VVS Laxman, 46.5 ov), 6-158 (Deep Dasgupta, 67.3 ov), 7-197 (Harbhajan Singh, 77.6 ov), 7-210* (Javagal Srinath, retired not out ), 8-221 (Anil Kumble, 89.6 ov), 9-232 (Ashish Nehra, 97.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
SM Pollock20112101.0503
M Hayward28.487442.5802
M Ntini1737814.5801
L Klusener1261110.9100
JH Kallis1371521.1500
N Boje722002.8500
South Africa 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
HH Gibbs c Harbhajan Singh b Srinath5911114510053.15
G Kirsten c Dravid b Nehra9015521013158.06
JA Rudolph run out (sub [Agarkar]/Kumble)2138424055.26
JH Kallis  b Kumble11023429518047.00
ND McKenzie c Laxman b Tendulkar33921016035.86
L Klusener c Laxman b Srinath3360656055.00
MV Boucher  b Nehra19741042025.67
SM Pollock (c)not out11310913497103.66
N Boje st †Dasgupta b Harbhajan Singh2036380155.55
M Ntini not out3448915070.83
Extras(b 11, lb 2, nb 14, w 2, pen 5)34
TOTAL(157.1 Ov, RR: 3.6, 616 Mts)566/8d
Did not bat: M Hayward 
Fall of wickets: 1-135 (Herschelle Gibbs, 34.6 ov), 2-171 (Jacques Rudolph, 46.1 ov), 3-195 (Gary Kirsten, 54.1 ov), 4-261 (Neil McKenzie, 80.4 ov), 5-321 (Lance Klusener, 98.6 ov), 6-395 (Jacques Kallis, 124.4 ov), 7-395 (Mark Boucher, 125.2 ov), 8-445 (Nicky Boje, 135.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
J Srinath2739423.4814
A Nehra30512324.1015
BKV Prasad2167103.3805
Harbhajan Singh34.11010413.0400
A Kumble34410213.0000
SR Tendulkar1105414.9000
India 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
SS Das  b Pollock481451758033.10
CC Williams c Kallis b Klusener42831217050.60
R Dravid (c) b Hayward2357705040.35
SR Tendulkar  b Ntini4061876165.57
VVS Laxman c Gibbs b Ntini2356874041.07
D Dasgupta lbw b Kallis2765814041.53
A Kumble c Boje b Pollock871520114.28
Harbhajan Singh c †Boucher b Hayward3033356090.90
A Nehra not out058000.00
BKV Prasad absent hurt-
J Srinath absent hurt-
Extras(b 2, lb 11, nb 7)20
TOTAL(84.1 Ov, RR: 3.1, 337 Mts)261
Fall of wickets: 1-92 (Connor Williams, 30.6 ov), 2-116 (Shiv Sunder Das, 44.3 ov), 3-130 (Rahul Dravid, 47.6 ov), 4-188 (Sachin Tendulkar, 63.1 ov), 5-197 (VVS Laxman, 67.6 ov), 6-212 (Anil Kumble, 70.6 ov), 7-259 (Harbhajan Singh, 81.4 ov), 8-261 (Deep Dasgupta, 84.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
SM Pollock1424022.8504
M Hayward1736123.5802
M Ntini1862721.5001
JH Kallis14.144513.1700
L Klusener1263012.5000
N Boje723404.8500
JA Rudolph201105.5000
MATCH DETAILS
SuperSport Park, Centurion
TossSouth Africa , elected to field first
SeriesIndia tour of South Africa
Player Of The Match
Shaun Pollock
Season2001/02
Match days23,24,25,26,27 November 2001 (5-day match)
Umpires
Rudi Koertzen
David Orchard
TV Umpire
Brian Jerling
Match Referee
Denis Lindsay
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 23 Nov - day 1 - India 1st innings 221/8 (BKV Prasad 6*, 90 ov)
Sat, 24 Nov - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 261/4 (JH Kallis 41*, 80.4 ov)
Sun, 25 Nov - day 3 - South Africa 1st innings 566/8 (SM Pollock 113*, M Ntini 34*, 157.1 ov)
Mon, 26 Nov - day 4 - India 2nd innings 118/2 (R Dravid 11*, SR Tendulkar 2*, 46 ov)
Tue, 27 Nov - day 5 - India 2nd innings 261 (84.1 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
General
  • Day 1
  • New ball taken after 79.6 overs
  • J Srinath (1) retired hurt at 210/7 (left the field injured when on 8* and India 210/7, 83.2 overs)
  • 50 partnership (Dasgupta, Kumble) 78 minutes, 123 balls, 8*4
  • Singh dropped by Klusener on 2 off Hayward
  • Kumble dropped by Kallis on 12 off hayward
  • India 100, 173 minutes, 41.5 overs
  • India 200, 315 minutes, 78.2 overs
  • Day 2
  • G Kirsten 50, 97 minutes, 72 balls, 9*4
  • South Africa 100, 108 minutes, 25.4 overs, 16*4
  • HH Gibbs 50, 129 minutes, 92 balls, 8*4
  • 100 partnership (Gibbs, Kirsten) 108 minutes, 161 balls
  • South Africa 200, 226 minutes, 56.1 overs, 30*4 1*6
  • Day 3
  • JH Kallis 50, 109 balls, 137 minutes, 8*4
  • New Ball taken after 93.6 overs
  • South Africa 300, 360 minutes, 94.1 overs, 45*4 1*6
  • 50 partnership (Kallis, Klusener) 60 minutes, 102 balls, 8*4
  • South Africa 400, 495 minutes, 127.6 overs, 59*4 1*6
  • 50 partnership (Pollock, Boje) 42 minutes, 61 balls, 2*4 3*6
  • SM Pollock 50, 59 minutes, 49 balls, 5*4 3*6
  • 50 partnership (Pollock, Ntini) 32 minutes, 44 balls, 7*4 2*6
  • Rain stops play at 15:44 after 143.4 overs RSA 497/8
  • Rain delay for 9 minutes
  • South Africa 500, 565 minutes, 145.1 overs, 69*4 6*6
  • Rain at 16:52 157.1 overs, RSA 566/8
  • Day 4
  • South Africa declare overnight at 566/8
  • 50 partnership (Das, Williams) 52 minutes, 77 balls, 8*4
  • Play stopped due to rain at 13:38 to 14:34, 42.2 overs, 115/1
  • 50 partnership (Tendulkar, Laxman) 47 minutes, 66 balls, 7*4, 1*6
  • India 100, 133 minutes, 33.4 overs, 14*4
  • Day 5
  • Tendulkar dropped by Kirsten when on 16 off Kallis
  • India 200, 280 minutes, 68.1 overs, 30*4, 1*6
  • Singh dropped by Pollock when on 21 off Rudolph
  • New Ball taken at after 79.6 overs
  • J Srinath (left hand) did not bat
  • BKV Prasad (neck) did not bat