1st Test, Rawalpindi, Oct 6-10 1997, South Africa tour of Pakistan
(57.4 ov)
456 & 182/6
Match drawn
Player Of The Match
Pakistan 1st Innings
Saeed Anwar (c)c †Richardson b Donald1626382061.53
Ali Naqvi c Kirsten b Donald11527035214042.59
Mohammad Ramzan lbw b Pollock29921144031.52
Ijaz Ahmed  b Symcox1134511032.35
Inzamam-ul-Haq c †Richardson b Schultz822281036.36
Mohammad Wasim c Bacher b Symcox1156752019.64
Moin Khan lbw b Donald1234600035.29
Azhar Mahmood not out12826735011147.94
Saqlain Mushtaq lbw b Pollock0513000.00
Waqar Younis lbw b Pollock45811065255.55
Mushtaq Ahmed  b Cronje591061834455.66
Extras(b 2, lb 7, nb 13)22
TOTAL(162.5 Ov, RR: 2.8)456
Fall of wickets: 1-45 (Saeed Anwar), 2-114 (Mohammad Ramzan), 3-135 (Ijaz Ahmed), 4-152 (Inzamam-ul-Haq), 5-196 (Mohammad Wasim), 6-206 (Ali Naqvi), 7-230 (Moin Khan), 8-231 (Saqlain Mushtaq), 9-305 (Waqar Younis), 10-456 (Mushtaq Ahmed)
AA Donald33310833.2701
BN Schultz1545813.8607
SM Pollock37137432.0003
BM McMillan1753602.1104
PL Symcox461113022.8200
JH Kallis731502.1400
WJ Cronje7.502613.3100
South Africa 1st Innings
G Kirsten c Ijaz Ahmed b Saqlain Mushtaq983444257028.48
AM Bacher c Mohammad Ramzan b Saqlain Mushtaq501421993035.21
JH Kallis lbw b Saqlain Mushtaq611572136038.85
DJ Cullinan lbw b Saqlain Mushtaq1645593035.55
WJ Cronje (c)c Ijaz Ahmed b Azhar Mahmood2459913040.67
BM McMillan c Ijaz Ahmed b Saqlain Mushtaq727491025.92
SM Pollock c †Mohammad Wasim b Azhar Mahmood48991364148.48
DJ Richardson not out451241685036.29
PL Symcox st †Mohammad Wasim b Mushtaq Ahmed5651083.33
AA Donald c Saeed Anwar b Mushtaq Ahmed01721000.00
BN Schultz lbw b Mushtaq Ahmed1790014.28
Extras(b 20, lb 9, nb 15, w 4)48
TOTAL(167.5 Ov, RR: 2.4)403
Fall of wickets: 1-107 (Adam Bacher), 2-221 (Jacques Kallis), 3-228 (Gary Kirsten), 4-249 (Daryll Cullinan), 5-278 (Hansie Cronje), 6-282 (Brian McMillan), 7-388 (Shaun Pollock), 8-393 (Pat Symcox), 9-399 (Allan Donald), 10-403 (Brett Schultz)
Waqar Younis2084502.2500
Azhar Mahmood2717422.7419
Mushtaq Ahmed58.51712632.1400
Saqlain Mushtaq621312952.08011
Pakistan 2nd Innings
Saeed Anwar (c)c sub (JN Rhodes) b Donald412121033.33
Ali Naqvi c †Richardson b Kallis1927573070.37
Mohammad Ramzan c Cronje b Kallis749710014.28
Ijaz Ahmed  b Symcox1638502042.10
Inzamam-ul-Haq c Symcox b Cronje568213110068.29
Mohammad Wasim c Pollock b Symcox1020261050.00
Azhar Mahmood not out50961378152.08
Moin Khan not out633560018.18
Extras(b 2, lb 2, nb 10)14
TOTAL(57.4 Ov, RR: 3.15)182/6
Fall of wickets: 1-5 (Saeed Anwar), 2-33 (Ali Naqvi), 3-42 (Mohammad Ramzan), 4-66 (Ijaz Ahmed), 5-80 (Mohammad Wasim), 6-148 (Inzamam-ul-Haq)
AA Donald1142512.2700
SM Pollock812202.7508
BM McMillan812403.0003
JH Kallis7.412122.7300
PL Symcox1625623.5000
WJ Cronje612814.6600
DJ Cullinan10202.0000
Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium
TossPakistan , elected to bat first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of Pakistan
Player Of The Match
Azhar Mahmood
Series result3-match series level 0-0
Match numberTest no. 1380
Match days6,7,8,9,10 October 1997 (5-day match)
Test debut
Ali Naqvi
Mohammad Ramzan
Azhar Mahmood
Srinivas Venkataraghavan
Javed Akhtar
TV Umpire
Said Shah
Match Referee
Ranjan Madugalle
Mon, 06 Oct - day 1 - Pakistan 1st innings 216/6 (Moin Khan 8*, Azhar Mahmood 4*)
Tue, 07 Oct - day 2 - Pakistan 1st innings 345/9 (Azhar Mahmood 72*, Mushtaq Ahmed 6*)
Wed, 08 Oct - day 3 - South Africa 1st innings 139/1 (G Kirsten 62*, JH Kallis 20*)
Thu, 09 Oct - day 4 - South Africa 1st innings 359/6 (SM Pollock 35*, DJ Richardson 30*)
Fri, 10 Oct - day 5 - Pakistan 2nd innings 182/6 (57.4 ov) - end of match
Day 3
  • The 10th wicket partnership of 151 between Azhar Mahmood and Mushtaq Ahmed equalled the Test record for this wicket (Hastings and Collinge for New Zealand v Pakistan, Auckland, 1972-73), and beat the previous Pakistan record of 133 (Wasim Raja and Wasim Bari, v West Indies, Bridgetown, 1976-77)
  • Azhar Mahmood is the 6th Pakistani batsman to score a century on debut.
  • First occasion of two players making century on debut (Ali Naqvi and Azhar Mahmood) in the same Test innings.
  • Highest Test scores for Waqar Younis and Mushtaq Ahmed.
Day 2
  • 3 hours of play lost due to overnight rain and wet outfield.
  • Brett Schultz has injured his shoulder and may not bowl further in the match.
Day 1
  • Pakistan 1st innings: 3x7-ball overs (by umpire Javed Akhtar - overs 21, 83 and 105)
  • Pakistan 1st innings: 1x5-ball over (by umpire Javed Akhtar - over 35)
  • Ali Naqvi is the 5th Pakistani batsman to score a century on debut.
  • New ball taken after 82 overs.
  • At the end of 82nd over, Schultz left the field. Rhodes came on as the substitute.
  • Moin Khan had an all run 4.
  • The light was offered to the batsmen after 86.2 overs, ending play on the first day.