Result
1st Test, Pakistan tour of South Africa at Johannesburg, Feb 14-18 1998
(10.3 ov)
364 & 44/0
329
Match drawn
Player Of The Match
South Africa
South Africa 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AM Bacher lbw b Waqar Younis46941339048.93
G Kirsten (c)c Azhar Mahmood b Waqar Younis313320023.07
JH Kallis c Mohammad Wasim b Shoaib Akhtar1527553055.55
DJ Cullinan  b Waqar Younis1642543038.09
AC Hudson  b Mushtaq Ahmed33641055051.56
HH Gibbs lbw b Mushtaq Ahmed49121044.44
SM Pollock c Mushtaq Ahmed b Azhar Mahmood2143701048.83
MV Boucher c Mohammad Wasim b Saqlain Mushtaq781612659148.44
L Klusener  b Mushtaq Ahmed622170027.27
PL Symcox c Shoaib Akhtar b Saqlain Mushtaq10815722617068.78
AA Donald not out035000.00
Extras(b 2, lb 21, nb 7, w 4)34
TOTAL(104.2 Ov, RR: 3.48)364
Fall of wickets: 1-14 (Gary Kirsten, 6.3 ov), 2-56 (Jacques Kallis, 16.1 ov), 3-86 (Adam Bacher, 26.6 ov), 4-91 (Daryll Cullinan, 28.6 ov), 5-96 (Herschelle Gibbs, 31.6 ov), 6-149 (Shaun Pollock, 46.2 ov), 7-157 (Andrew Hudson, 49.1 ov), 8-166 (Lance Klusener, 53.4 ov), 9-361 (Pat Symcox, 102.6 ov), 10-364 (Mark Boucher, 104.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Waqar Younis2348033.4702
Shoaib Akhtar2128414.0006
Azhar Mahmood2015212.6031
Mushtaq Ahmed2756632.4400
Saqlain Mushtaq12.204723.8100
Aamer Sohail1012012.0010
Pakistan 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Saeed Anwar c Cullinan b Donald22533008.00
Aamer Sohail (c)c †Boucher b Pollock1225312048.00
Ijaz Ahmed c Pollock b Donald34661047051.51
Mohammad Wasim c †Boucher b Klusener44446580100.00
Inzamam-ul-Haq  b Klusener068000.00
Moin Khan c Gibbs b Klusener46931499049.46
Azhar Mahmood c Donald b Pollock13621530416263.25
Saqlain Mushtaq c †Boucher b Kallis23952005.12
Mushtaq Ahmed c Kirsten b Kallis1034352029.41
Waqar Younis c Hudson b Klusener1017451058.82
Shoaib Akhtar not out49360044.44
Extras(b 11, lb 7, nb 8, w 3)29
TOTAL(94.1 Ov, RR: 3.49)329
Fall of wickets: 1-15 (Aamer Sohail, 7.6 ov), 2-15 (Saeed Anwar, 8.1 ov), 3-87 (Mohammad Wasim, 22.2 ov), 4-91 (Inzamam-ul-Haq, 24.2 ov), 5-112 (Ijaz Ahmed, 29.6 ov), 6-219 (Moin Khan, 56.3 ov), 7-230 (Saqlain Mushtaq, 70.1 ov), 8-255 (Mushtaq Ahmed, 78.6 ov), 9-296 (Waqar Younis, 87.3 ov), 10-329 (Azhar Mahmood, 94.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
AA Donald2348923.8602
SM Pollock24.1105522.2704
L Klusener2469343.8703
JH Kallis1875823.2230
PL Symcox501603.2000
South Africa 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
G Kirsten (c)not out2033494060.60
AM Bacher not out2029494068.96
Extras(lb 4)4
TOTAL(10.3 Ov, RR: 4.19)44/0
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Waqar Younis5.311803.2700
Shoaib Akhtar502204.4000
MATCH DETAILS
The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
TossPakistan , elected to field first
SeriesPakistan tour of South Africa
Player Of The Match
Pat Symcox
Azhar Mahmood
Series result3-match series level 0-0
Match numberTest no. 1400
Season1997/98
Match days14,15,16,17,18 February 1998 (5-day match)
Umpires
Peter Willey
Cyril Mitchley
TV Umpire
David Orchard
Match Referee
John Reid
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sat, 14 Feb - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 296/8 (MV Boucher 50*, PL Symcox 77*, 84.2 ov)
Sun, 15 Feb - day 2 - Pakistan 1st innings 106/4 (Ijaz Ahmed 33*, Moin Khan 5*, 28 ov)
Mon, 16 Feb - day 3 - Pakistan 1st innings 329
Tue, 17 Feb - day 4 - no play
Wed, 18 Feb - day 5 - South Africa 2nd innings 44/0 (10.3 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 5
  • Play called off at 14:30
Day 4
  • No play due to rain.
Day 3
  • Lunch: Pak 171/5 (Moin Khan 31*, Azhar Mahmood 29*, 47 overs)
  • Tea: Pak 265/8 (Azhar Mahmood 87*, Waqar Younis 1*, 81 overs)
  • Azhar Mahmood's 136 is his highest Test score
  • 21 overs lost to bad light and rain during the day
  • Alan Donald becomes highest wicket taker for SA at The Wanderers
Day 2
  • Lunch: Pak 1/0 (Aamer Sohail 0*, Saeed Anwar 0*, 3 overs)
  • Boucher/Symcox 195 partnership, South African 9th wicket record in all Tests (prev 137, EL Dalton & ABC Langton v England at The Oval, 1935), world record for 9th wicket (prev. 190, Asif Iqbal & Intikhab Alam, Pakistan v England at The Oval, 1967)
  • PS Symcox 108:
  • Highest Test score
  • The third batsman in Test history to score a century from number ten in the batting order. (Others: WW Read 117, England v Australia at The Oval, 1884; RA Duff, 104 on debut, Australia v England at Melbourne, 1901-02)
Day 1
  • Lunch: SA 75/2 (25 overs)
  • Tea: SA 160/7 (50 overs)
  • Hudson dropped on 8, Pollock dropped on 10, Boucher dropped on 23
  • Symcox and Boucher break the 9th wicket partnership for SA at The Wanderers