Result
1st Test, Durban, Dec 26-30 2000, Sri Lanka tour of South Africa
420 & 140/7d
(74 ov, target 345)
216 & 149/6
Match drawn
Player Of The Match
South Africa
South Africa 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
HH Dippenaar c †Kaluwitharana b Fernando1127391040.74
G Kirsten c †Kaluwitharana b Fernando18046155820039.04
JH Kallis c Muralitharan b Fernando2156872037.50
DJ Cullinan c Atapattu b Muralitharan591161397150.86
ND McKenzie c Dilshan b Muralitharan948651018.75
MV Boucher c Arnold b Muralitharan1724321070.83
L Klusener c Sangakkara b Muralitharan501211575041.32
N Boje  b Muralitharan3251713062.74
SM Pollock (c)c †Kaluwitharana b Fernando213130015.38
M Ntini  b Fernando812122066.66
M Ngam not out011000.00
Extras(b 5, lb 10, nb 15, w 1)31
TOTAL(152.3 Ov, RR: 2.75, 585 Mts)420
Fall of wickets: 1-31 (Boeta Dippenaar, 8.5 ov), 2-86 (Jacques Kallis, 29.1 ov), 3-194 (Daryll Cullinan, 66.1 ov), 4-238 (Neil McKenzie, 82.4 ov), 5-269 (Mark Boucher, 90.5 ov), 6-358 (Lance Klusener, 132.6 ov), 7-401 (Gary Kirsten, 145.5 ov), 8-410 (Shaun Pollock, 149.2 ov), 9-420 (Makhaya Ntini, 151.5 ov), 10-420 (Nicky Boje, 152.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WPUJC Vaas2618403.2305
DNT Zoysa2036203.1010
CRD Fernando3449852.8809
M Muralitharan58.31612252.0801
RP Arnold1433902.7800
Sri Lanka 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MS Atapattu run out (Ntini)066000.00
ST Jayasuriya (c)c McKenzie b Ngam0816000.00
KC Sangakkara c Kirsten b Boje742132698134.74
DPMD Jayawardene c †Boucher b Klusener9819527013050.25
RP Arnold  b Boje39170033.33
TM Dilshan  b Ngam645571013.33
RS Kaluwitharana c †Boucher b Ntini1627312059.25
WPUJC Vaas c †Boucher b Pollock219240010.52
DNT Zoysa c Ngam b Pollock37120042.85
CRD Fernando not out53910166.66
M Muralitharan c †Boucher b Pollock011000.00
Extras(nb 9)9
TOTAL(87.4 Ov, RR: 2.46, 361 Mts)216
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Marvan Atapattu, 1.1 ov), 2-2 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 3.2 ov), 3-170 (Kumar Sangakkara, 67.4 ov), 4-184 (Mahela Jayawardene, 70.1 ov), 5-184 (Russel Arnold, 71.3 ov), 6-201 (Romesh Kaluwitharana, 80.1 ov), 7-208 (Tillakaratne Dilshan, 84.5 ov), 8-208 (Chaminda Vaas, 85.6 ov), 9-215 (Nuwan Zoysa, 87.2 ov), 10-216 (Muttiah Muralitharan, 87.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
SM Pollock20.474031.9302
M Ngam1205924.9106
M Ntini1653612.2500
JH Kallis931701.8800
N Boje1944422.3100
L Klusener1152011.8100
South Africa 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
HH Dippenaar lbw b Muralitharan2236493061.11
G Kirsten c Arnold b Muralitharan34711152047.88
JH Kallis  b Muralitharan1541471036.58
SM Pollock (c)c Dilshan b Muralitharan1117171064.70
N Boje c Sangakkara b Fernando881810100.00
MV Boucher c Vaas b Muralitharan107720142.85
ND McKenzie lbw b Muralitharan1316191181.25
L Klusener not out11101920110.00
DJ Cullinan not out2450050.00
Extras(b 4, lb 3, nb 7)14
TOTAL(34 Ov, RR: 4.11, 155 Mts)140/7d
Did not bat: M Ntini, M Ngam 
Fall of wickets: 1-46 (Boeta Dippenaar, 11.1 ov), 2-75 (Jacques Kallis, 22.2 ov), 3-91 (Gary Kirsten, 26.2 ov), 4-92 (Shaun Pollock, 26.6 ov), 5-108 (Mark Boucher, 28.5 ov), 6-114 (Nicky Boje, 29.5 ov), 7-132 (Neil McKenzie, 32.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
WPUJC Vaas912502.7700
DNT Zoysa502104.2000
CRD Fernando1004814.8006
M Muralitharan1013963.9000
Sri Lanka 2nd Innings (target: 345 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MS Atapattu c †Boucher b Boje20981321020.40
ST Jayasuriya (c)c Cullinan b Ngam2644605059.09
KC Sangakkara st †Boucher b Boje1737541045.94
DPMD Jayawardene c †Boucher b Ntini718270038.88
RP Arnold c Dippenaar b Pollock301001243030.00
TM Dilshan not out281191503023.52
RS Kaluwitharana c Boje b Pollock1990011.11
WPUJC Vaas not out325270012.00
Extras(b 4, lb 7, nb 6)17
TOTAL(74 Ov, RR: 2.01, 297 Mts)149/6
Fall of wickets: 1-41 (Sanath Jayasuriya, 13.6 ov), 2-69 (Kumar Sangakkara, 26.3 ov), 3-80 (Marvan Atapattu, 30.3 ov), 4-80 (Mahela Jayawardene, 33.2 ov), 5-132 (Russel Arnold, 64.1 ov), 6-140 (Romesh Kaluwitharana, 66.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
SM Pollock1653522.1802
M Ngam1333412.6104
M Ntini1041811.8000
JH Kallis611402.3300
N Boje24123021.2500
L Klusener51701.4000
MATCH DETAILS
Kingsmead, Durban
TossSouth Africa , elected to bat first
SeriesSri Lanka tour of South Africa
Player Of The Match
Gary Kirsten
Series result3-match series level 0-0
Match numberTest no. 1526
Season2000/01
Match days26,27,28,29,30 December 2000 (5-day match)
Umpires
Riazuddin
David Orchard
TV Umpire
Ian Howell
Match Referee
Raman Subba Row
CLOSE OF PLAY
Tue, 26 Dec - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 230/3 (G Kirsten 112*, ND McKenzie 5*, 79.2 ov)
Wed, 27 Dec - day 2 - Sri Lanka 1st innings 62/2 (KC Sangakkara 25*, DPMD Jayawardene 31*, 23 ov)
Thu, 28 Dec - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 47/1 (G Kirsten 20*, JH Kallis 1*, 12.3 ov)
Fri, 29 Dec - day 4 - no play
Sat, 30 Dec - day 5 - Sri Lanka 2nd innings 149/6 (74 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 5
  • SA 50 :87 balls, 64 mins
  • SA 100 runs: 173 balls, 125 mins
  • SL 50 : 116 balls,83 mins
  • Sl 100: 190mins
  • 50 P'Ship : Arnold 28, Dilshan 17, extras 5 , 3 mins, 153 balls
Day 4
  • No Play - Rain
Day 3
  • Jayawardena 50: 74 balls, 107 minutes, 7x4
  • Sri Lankan 100: 209 balls, 148 minutes
  • 100 Partnership: Sangakkara 38, Jayawardena 58, extras 7 , 130 minutes, 189 balls
  • Sri Lanka 1st innings: 1x5 ball over (27th over, Ngam's 8th, called by umpire Orchard)
  • Sangakkara 50: 167 balls, 219 minutes, 5x4, 1x6
  • Sri Lankan 150: 362 balls, 246 minutes
  • 150 Partnership: Sangakkara 66, Jayawardena 77, extras 7, 228 minutes, 342 balls
  • Sri Lankan 200 : 470 balls, 318 minutes
  • Pollock becomes the second South African to takes his 200th test wicket
  • Pollock becomes the 37th bowler to take 200 wickets
  • Pollock becomes the 11th player to take 200 wickets and score 1,500 runs
  • Ball 9.6 of South Africa innings should have been given a 5 run bonus as it ended up in the fielder's hat
  • Bad light stops play early
Day 2
  • South African 250: 532 balls, 352 minutes
  • South African 300: 408 minutes, 612 balls
  • 50 Partnership: Kirsten 11, Klusener 37, extras 2, 64 minutes, 89 balls
  • Kirsten 150: 380 balls, 488 minutes, 18x4
  • South African 350: 787 balls, 517 minutes
  • Klusener 50: 114 balls, 151 minutes, 5x4
  • South African 400: 877 balls, 568 minutes
  • Sri Lankan 1st innings:
  • Sri Lankan 50: 114 balls, 83 minutes
  • 50 Partnership: Sangakkara 21, Jayawardena 25, 4 extras, 70 minutes, 102 balls
Day 1
  • South African 1st innings:
  • South African 50: 60 minutes and 79 balls
  • Lunch: 80/1 after 27 overs
  • 50 Partnership: Kirsten 21, Kallis 21, 11 extras, 121 balls, 84 minutes
  • Kirten 50: 112 balls, 149 minutes, 8x4
  • 50 Partnership: Kirsten 21 Cullinan 27 ,extras 3 , 96 balls , 57 minutes
  • South African 150: 322 balls , 213 minutes
  • Tea: 168/2 after 59 overs
  • Cullinan 50: 100 balls, 124 minutes , 6x4 , 1x 6
  • 100 Partnership: Kirsten 43, Cullinan 85, 3 extras, 126 minutes , 208 balls
  • South African 200: 430 balls, 284 minutes
  • Kirsten 100: 238 balls, 304 minutes , 14x4