Result
3rd Test, Pakistan tour of South Africa at Port Elizabeth, Mar 6-10 1998
293 & 206/7d
60.5 ov, target 394
106 & 134
South Africa won by 259 runs
Player Of The Match
South Africa
South Africa 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
AM Bacher lbw b Waqar Younis3780042.85
G Kirsten  b Waqar Younis38881195043.18
JH Kallis  b Waqar Younis1091420111.11
HD Ackerman  b Waqar Younis1113182084.61
AC Hudson c Moin Khan b Mushtaq Ahmed421211615034.71
WJ Cronje (c)lbw b Waqar Younis851702557250.00
SM Pollock c Azhar Mahmood b Wasim Akram3863897060.31
MV Boucher c †Rashid Latif b Wasim Akram521001378152.00
PS de Villiers c Azhar Mahmood b Waqar Younis11628006.25
AA Donald lbw b Wasim Akram11217008.33
PR Adams not out23110066.66
Extras(lb 3, nb 7)10
TOTAL(99 Ov, RR: 2.95)293
Fall of wickets: 1-3 (Adam Bacher, 1.4 ov), 2-13 (Jacques Kallis, 5.2 ov), 3-36 (HD Ackerman, 9.2 ov), 4-81 (Gary Kirsten, 27.3 ov), 5-122 (Andrew Hudson, 46.2 ov), 6-200 (Shaun Pollock, 67.2 ov), 7-257 (Hansie Cronje, 87.3 ov), 8-263 (Fanie de Villiers, 93.2 ov), 9-269 (Allan Donald, 96.6 ov), 10-293 (Mark Boucher, 98.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Wasim Akram2687032.6905
Waqar Younis2367863.3900
Azhar Mahmood2174702.2300
Shoaib Akhtar1353002.3003
Mushtaq Ahmed1616514.0600
Pakistan 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
Saeed Anwar c †Boucher b Donald1820313090.00
Aamer Sohail c Hudson b Donald33642008.33
Ijaz Ahmed c †Boucher b Donald011000.00
Inzamam-ul-Haq c †Boucher b Donald67171085.71
Moin Khan c †Boucher b de Villiers1745613037.77
Azhar Mahmood c Adams b de Villiers1749683034.69
Wasim Akram not out3047755063.82
Rashid Latif (c) †lbw b de Villiers011000.00
Waqar Younis c Kirsten b de Villiers726341026.92
Shoaib Akhtar c †Boucher b de Villiers011000.00
Mushtaq Ahmed c †Boucher b de Villiers512201041.66
Extras(lb 3)3
TOTAL(40.5 Ov, RR: 2.59)106
Fall of wickets: 1-21 (Saeed Anwar, 7.5 ov), 2-21 (Ijaz Ahmed, 7.6 ov), 3-26 (Aamer Sohail, 9.5 ov), 4-29 (Inzamam-ul-Haq, 11.5 ov), 5-61 (Moin Khan, 24.2 ov), 6-62 (Azhar Mahmood, 28.1 ov), 7-62 (Rashid Latif, 28.2 ov), 8-84 (Waqar Younis, 36.2 ov), 9-84 (Shoaib Akhtar, 36.3 ov), 10-106 (Mushtaq Ahmed, 40.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
AA Donald1334743.6100
SM Pollock1653302.0600
PS de Villiers11.552361.9400
South Africa 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
G Kirsten c †Rashid Latif b Azhar Mahmood44931395147.31
AM Bacher c †Rashid Latif b Waqar Younis1114212078.57
JH Kallis c †Rashid Latif b Azhar Mahmood691432407048.25
HD Ackerman c Inzamam-ul-Haq b Azhar Mahmood421101584038.18
AC Hudson  b Waqar Younis426310015.38
WJ Cronje (c)not out78221087.50
SM Pollock  b Waqar Younis75510140.00
MV Boucher  b Waqar Younis410111040.00
Extras(b 1, lb 6, nb 10, w 1)18
TOTAL(65.4 Ov, RR: 3.13)206/7d
Did not bat: PS de Villiers, AA Donald, PR Adams 
Fall of wickets: 1-17 (Adam Bacher, 5.1 ov), 2-92 (Gary Kirsten, 28.5 ov), 3-170 (Jacques Kallis, 54.1 ov), 4-185 (Andrew Hudson, 61.2 ov), 5-187 (HD Ackerman, 62.2 ov), 6-198 (Shaun Pollock, 63.2 ov), 7-206 (Mark Boucher, 65.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Wasim Akram1633702.3105
Waqar Younis17.445543.1113
Shoaib Akhtar1615803.6206
Azhar Mahmood1514933.2601
Aamer Sohail11000.0000
Pakistan 2nd Innings (target: 394 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
Saeed Anwar c Kallis b Donald551091378050.45
Ijaz Ahmed lbw b de Villiers1545560033.33
Inzamam-ul-Haq st †Boucher b Adams434571011.76
Moin Khan lbw b Donald11312007.69
Wasim Akram c †Boucher b Pollock512141041.66
Azhar Mahmood c Kirsten b Donald4174926055.40
Aamer Sohail lbw b Adams729311024.13
Rashid Latif (c) †c Kallis b Adams045000.00
Waqar Younis c †Boucher b Donald316350018.75
Shoaib Akhtar  b de Villiers214240014.28
Mushtaq Ahmed not out11111009.09
TOTAL(60.5 Ov, RR: 2.2)134
Fall of wickets: 1-36 (Ijaz Ahmed, 15.2 ov), 2-67 (Inzamam-ul-Haq, 30.1 ov), 3-70 (Moin Khan, 32.6 ov), 4-75 (Saeed Anwar, 35.2 ov), 5-81 (Wasim Akram, 36.3 ov), 6-93 (Aamer Sohail, 44.5 ov), 7-98 (Rashid Latif, 46.3 ov), 8-120 (Waqar Younis, 55.2 ov), 9-133 (Azhar Mahmood, 57.3 ov), 10-134 (Shoaib Akhtar, 60.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
AA Donald1542741.8000
SM Pollock1724612.7000
PS de Villiers12.532521.9400
PR Adams1683632.2500
MATCH DETAILS
St George's Park, Port Elizabeth
TossPakistan , elected to field first
SeriesPakistan tour of South Africa 1997/98
Player Of The Match
Mark Boucher
Player Of The Series
Azhar Mahmood
Series result3-match series drawn 1-1
Match numberTest no. 1406
Season1997/98
Match days6,7,8,9,10 March 1998 (5-day match)
Umpires
Rudi Koertzen
Steve Dunne
TV Umpire
David Orchard
Match Referee
John Reid
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 06 Mar - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 262/7 (MV Boucher 27*, PS de Villiers 1*, 90 ov)
Sat, 07 Mar - day 2 - no play
Sun, 08 Mar - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 94/2 (JH Kallis 32*, HD Ackerman 0*, 29.2 ov)
Mon, 09 Mar - day 4 - Pakistan 2nd innings 120/7 (Azhar Mahmood 30*, Waqar Younis 3*, 55 ov)
Tue, 10 Mar - day 5 - Pakistan 2nd innings 134 (60.5 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 5
  • day 5 - Pakistan 2nd innings 134 (60.5 ov) - end of match
Day 4
  • Lunch : SA 170/3 (HD Ackerman 31* Andrew Hudson 0*), 54.1 overs
  • Tea : Pak 32/0 (Saeed Anwar 17* Ijaz Ahemd 15*), 14 overs
  • Inzamam-ul-Haq dropped on 0 by Hudson at 3rd slip
  • Saeed Anwar dropped on 31 by Hudson at mid wicket
  • Attendance 7,100
  • MV Boucher's 9 dismisals in the match equalled DJ Richardson's South African record
  • MV Boucher's 18 dismisals in the series set a new South African record for a 3-Test series
  • day 4 - Pakistan 2nd innings 120/7 (Azhar Mahmood 30*, Waqar Younis 3*, 55 ov)
Day 3
  • Lunch : Pak 39/4
  • Tea : Pak 106/10
  • Wasim Akram scores his 2000th Test run
  • Waqar Younis dropped on 3 by Donald at mid on
  • Waqar Younis dropped on 3 by Pollock in his follow through
  • Fanie de Villiers gets his best test bowling analysis 6-23
  • Attendance 11,000
  • day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 94/2 (JH Kallis 32*, HD Ackerman 0*, 29.2 ov)
Day 2
  • Rain - no play.
  • day 2 - no play
Day 1
  • Lunch : SA 81/4 (W Cronje 0*, A Hudson 17), 27.3 overs
  • Tea : SA 157/5 (W Cronje 36, S Pollock 11), 56 overs
  • A Hudson becomes the 13th South African to get 2000 Test runs
  • Hudson dropped on 41 by Moin Khan in the covers
  • Pollock dropped on 33 by Inzamam-ul-Haq in the slips
  • Cronje dropped on 46 by Wasim Akram in the slips
  • Attendance 9,500
  • day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 262/7 (MV Boucher 27*, PS de Villiers 1*, 90 ov)