4th Test, Cape Town, Jan 2-6 1999, West Indies tour of South Africa
406/8d & 226/7d
(91.4 ov, target 421)
212 & 271
South Africa won by 149 runs
Player Of The Match
South Africa
South Africa 1st Innings
G Kirsten c †Jacobs b Ambrose011000.00
HH Gibbs c Wallace b Dillon42831204050.60
JH Kallis c †Jacobs b Gibson1103284309033.53
DJ Cullinan c †Jacobs b McLean16830642520054.90
WJ Cronje (c)c †Jacobs b McLean079000.00
JN Rhodes  b Hooper3468882150.00
SM Pollock c Lara b Dillon938410023.68
MV Boucher not out1535591042.85
AA Donald c Wallace b Dillon088000.00
DJ Terbrugge not out427230014.81
Extras(lb 3, nb 20, w 1)24
TOTAL(146.5 Ov, RR: 2.76)406/8d
Did not bat: PR Adams 
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Gary Kirsten, 0.1 ov), 2-74 (Herschelle Gibbs, 28.2 ov), 3-309 (Jacques Kallis, 105.6 ov), 4-312 (Hansie Cronje, 108.3 ov), 5-376 (Jonty Rhodes, 127.2 ov), 6-380 (Daryll Cullinan, 130.6 ov), 7-397 (Shaun Pollock, 138.1 ov), 8-397 (Allan Donald, 140.3 ov)
CEL Ambrose24.174912.02013
NAM McLean25.577622.9402
OD Gibson3049213.0615
M Dillon33.569932.9200
CL Hooper2766012.2200
S Chanderpaul602704.5000
West Indies 1st Innings
PA Wallace c Cullinan b Donald823301034.78
JR Murray c †Boucher b Donald044000.00
S Chanderpaul c Rhodes b Terbrugge658870010.34
BC Lara (c)hit wicket b Donald4591080.00
CL Hooper run out (Cronje)861522128056.57
D Ganga c Kirsten b Pollock17781011021.79
RD Jacobs c Kallis b Pollock2961886047.54
OD Gibson c Kirsten b Kallis3775915049.33
NAM McLean c Cronje b Adams1434481041.17
CEL Ambrose not out415300026.66
M Dillon c †Boucher b Kallis0810000.00
Extras(lb 2, nb 3, w 2)7
TOTAL(85 Ov, RR: 2.49)212
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Junior Murray, 0.5 ov), 2-10 (Philo Wallace, 6.4 ov), 3-14 (Brian Lara, 8.3 ov), 4-34 (Shivnarine Chanderpaul, 19.2 ov), 5-108 (Daren Ganga, 45.6 ov), 6-146 (Carl Hooper, 59.3 ov), 7-164 (Ridley Jacobs, 67.1 ov), 8-199 (Nixon McLean, 78.3 ov), 9-210 (Ottis Gibson, 82.4 ov), 10-212 (Mervyn Dillon, 84.6 ov)
AA Donald612033.3300
SM Pollock2293521.5913
DJ Terbrugge2083711.8500
JH Kallis1553422.2600
PR Adams1626113.8110
WJ Cronje612303.8300
South Africa 2nd Innings
G Kirsten c Murray b McLean521490023.80
HH Gibbs c †Jacobs b Dillon2538444065.78
JH Kallis not out882572864034.24
DJ Cullinan lbw b McLean022000.00
WJ Cronje (c)c Hooper b Dillon541091444049.54
JN Rhodes lbw b Hooper2336590063.88
SM Pollock c Lara b Hooper327290011.11
MV Boucher c & b McLean2235381062.85
AA Donald not out029000.00
Extras(lb 4, nb 1, w 1)6
TOTAL(87.4 Ov, RR: 2.57)226/7d
Fall of wickets: 1-31 (Herschelle Gibbs, 9.4 ov), 2-31 (Gary Kirsten, 10.1 ov), 3-31 (Daryll Cullinan, 10.3 ov), 4-125 (Hansie Cronje, 48.3 ov), 5-174 (Jonty Rhodes, 63.4 ov), 6-190 (Shaun Pollock, 77.1 ov), 7-222 (Mark Boucher, 86.4 ov)
NAM McLean1615333.3101
OD Gibson14.425103.4710
M Dillon1723722.1700
CL Hooper2885221.8500
S Chanderpaul1212902.4100
West Indies 2nd Innings (target: 421 runs)
PA Wallace c Gibbs b Pollock0710000.00
JR Murray lbw b Kallis714161050.00
S Chanderpaul c Cullinan b Kallis514220035.71
BC Lara (c)c & b Adams331061523131.13
CL Hooper  b Kallis2065842030.76
D Ganga lbw b Pollock1633462048.48
RD Jacobs not out6914419710047.91
OD Gibson run out (Rhodes)1337431035.13
NAM McLean c Adams b Kallis3949504379.59
CEL Ambrose c Kirsten b Adams1934334055.88
M Dillon c Cronje b Kallis3660655060.00
Extras(lb 2, nb 12)14
TOTAL(91.4 Ov, RR: 2.95)271
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Philo Wallace, 2.1 ov), 2-7 (Junior Murray, 3.4 ov), 3-15 (Shivnarine Chanderpaul, 7.3 ov), 4-47 (Carl Hooper, 26.5 ov), 5-87 (Daren Ganga, 38.5 ov), 6-87 (Brian Lara, 39.1 ov), 7-108 (Ottis Gibson, 50.4 ov), 8-173 (Nixon McLean, 65.4 ov), 9-207 (Sir Curtly Ambrose, 74.6 ov), 10-271 (Mervyn Dillon, 91.4 ov)
SM Pollock2534921.96012
JH Kallis27.449053.2500
WJ Cronje11000.0000
DJ Terbrugge1144003.6300
PR Adams2358023.4700
DJ Cullinan411002.5000
Newlands, Cape Town
TossSouth Africa , elected to bat first
SeriesWest Indies tour of South Africa
Player Of The Match
Jacques Kallis
Series resultSouth Africa led the 5-match series 4-0
Match numberTest no. 1440
Match days2,3,4,5,6 January 1999 (5-day match)
Srinivas Venkataraghavan
David Orchard
TV Umpire
Cyril Mitchley
Match Referee
Ranjan Madugalle
Sat, 02 Jan - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 282/2 (JH Kallis 102*, DJ Cullinan 122*, 90 ov)
Sun, 03 Jan - day 2 - West Indies 1st innings 89/4 (CL Hooper 53*, D Ganga 16*, 33 ov)
Mon, 04 Jan - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 91/3 (JH Kallis 28*, WJ Cronje 32*, 38 ov)
Tue, 05 Jan - day 4 - West Indies 2nd innings 93/6 (RD Jacobs 0*, OD Gibson 6*, 40 ov)
Wed, 06 Jan - day 5 - West Indies 2nd innings 271 (91.4 ov) - end of match
Day 5
  • Lunch WI 199/8 (Jacobs 40, Ambrose 15, 73 overs)
  • Jacobs scored a maiden Test 50 (previous highest score 42 vs South Africa at Johannesburg, 1998/99)
  • McLean achieved his highest Test score (Previously 31 vs South Africa at Port Elizabeth, 1998/99)
  • Dillon achieved his highest Test score (Previously 21 vs India at Bridgetown, 1996/97)
  • The last 3 wicket partnerships of 65 (Jacobs and McLean, 8th), 34 (Jacobs and Ambrose, 9th) and 64 (Jacobs and Dillon, 10th) were all new records for West Indies vs South Africa in Tests
  • The 10th wicket partnership by Jacobs and Dillon is the first 50 partnership conceded by South Africa in Tests at Newlands (Previous best 49* by AE Dick & FJ Cameron for New Zealand, 1961/62)
  • Kallis took 5 wickets in an innings for the first time in Tests (Previous best 4/24 vs England at Lord's, 1998). It was also his best bowling in South African domestic First Class cricket
  • Man of the Match adjudicator - CC Hunte
  • Paid attendance 7,200
Day 4
  • Kallis and Cronje set a new South African 4th wicket partnership record for Tests vs West Indies
  • McLean achieved his best bowling in Tests (previously 2/46 vs England at Port-of-Spain, 1997/98)
  • Donald took the field, but did not bowl
  • Paid attendance 11,245
Day 3
  • Hooper scores his 4,000th test run. His score of 86 was the highest by a West Indian batsmen against South Africa in Tests.
  • Hooper and Ganga score West Indies best 5th wicket partnership in Tests vs South Africa.
  • Ambrose batted with a runner (Ganga)
  • Gibson made his highest Test score (previously 28 vs England at Lord's, 1995)
  • Paid attendance 13,535
Day 2
  • Cullinan's passes his highest test score, and the highest against West Indies
  • Cullinan and Kallis set a new South African 3rd wicket partnership for home tests
  • Donald equals Roy McLean's record of 11 ducks for South Africa
  • South Africa recorded the first total of 400 in Tests between these two countries
  • Ambrose pulled a hamstring while bowling his 25th over. Over completed by McLean
  • Donald left the field after bowling 5 overs - slight hamstring strain
  • Paid attendance 16,700
Day 1
  • Ambrose becomes the 9th bowler to take 350 test wickets
  • Cullinan scores his 2,500th test run, and becomes the 6th highest South African
  • Kallis and Cullinan score RSA's best 3rd wicket partnership at Newlands
  • Kallis and Cullinan score RSA's best 3rd wicket partnership since re-admission
  • Paid attendance 17,100