Result
1st Test, Australia tour of South Africa at Johannesburg, Feb 28 - Mar 4 1997
(69 ov)
302 & 130
628/8d
Australia won by an innings and 196 runs
Player Of The Match
Australia
South Africa 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AC Hudson c †Healy b McGrath042000.00
G Kirsten c †Healy b McGrath936671025.00
JH Kallis c ME Waugh b McGrath630361020.00
DJ Cullinan c †Healy b McGrath27731005036.98
WJ Cronje (c)c ME Waugh b Warne7614418710152.77
JN Rhodes c †Healy b Gillespie2237363059.45
SM Pollock c SR Waugh b Bevan3542448083.33
L Klusener c Taylor b Bevan922212040.90
DJ Richardson not out728711210182.75
AA Donald c †Healy b Gillespie2145564046.66
PR Adams lbw b Warne1533442045.45
Extras(b 1, lb 3, nb 3, w 3)10
TOTAL(91.4 Ov, RR: 3.29)302
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Andrew Hudson), 2-15 (Jacques Kallis), 3-25 (Gary Kirsten), 4-78 (Daryll Cullinan), 5-115 (Jonty Rhodes), 6-165 (Shaun Pollock), 7-183 (Lance Klusener), 8-195 (Hansie Cronje), 9-253 (Allan Donald), 10-302 (Paul Adams)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GD McGrath2687742.9601
JN Gillespie1766623.8820
SK Warne27.496822.4502
MG Bevan1716423.7610
GS Blewett402305.7500
Australia 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MA Taylor (c) b Pollock1635472045.71
ML Hayden c Cullinan b Pollock401151545034.78
MTG Elliott c Adams b Donald8511316013175.22
ME Waugh c †Richardson b Donald2634464076.47
SR Waugh c †Richardson b Kallis16036650122043.71
GS Blewett c Adams b Klusener21442151933050.83
MG Bevan not out3758736063.79
IA Healy c Kirsten b Adams1122361050.00
SK Warne  b Cronje991101100.00
Extras(b 1, lb 15, nb 10, w 4)30
TOTAL(193.4 Ov, RR: 3.24)628/8d
Fall of wickets: 1-33 (Mark Taylor), 2-128 (Matthew Hayden), 3-169 (Mark Waugh), 4-174 (Matthew Elliott), 5-559 (Steve Waugh), 6-577 (Greg Blewett), 7-613 (Ian Healy), 8-628 (Shane Warne)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
AA Donald35713623.8821
SM Pollock32310523.2809
L Klusener371012213.2901
JH Kallis2145412.5720
PR Adams52716313.1300
WJ Cronje16.453211.9200
South Africa 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
G Kirsten  b Warne847640017.02
AC Hudson run out (SR Waugh)3162805050.00
JH Kallis  b Warne391551715025.16
DJ Cullinan c †Healy b Warne01015000.00
WJ Cronje (c)c †Healy b SR Waugh2249604044.89
JN Rhodes lbw b Warne844571018.18
SM Pollock not out1433442042.42
L Klusener c Hayden b Bevan049000.00
DJ Richardson c Hayden b Bevan2540040.00
AA Donald  b Bevan045000.00
PR Adams  b Bevan022000.00
Extras(b 4, lb 2)6
TOTAL(69 Ov, RR: 1.88)130
Fall of wickets: 1-36 (Gary Kirsten), 2-41 (Andrew Hudson), 3-46 (Daryll Cullinan), 4-90 (Hansie Cronje), 5-108 (Jonty Rhodes), 6-127 (Jacques Kallis), 7-128 (Lance Klusener), 8-130 (David Richardson), 9-130 (Allan Donald), 10-130 (Paul Adams)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
GD McGrath1051701.7001
JN Gillespie1142402.1800
SK Warne28154341.5300
MG Bevan1533242.1300
SR Waugh41411.0000
ME Waugh10404.0000
MATCH DETAILS
The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
TossSouth Africa , elected to bat first
SeriesAustralia tour of South Africa
Player Of The Match
Steve Waugh
Greg Blewett
Series resultAustralia led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1356
Season1996/97
Match days28 February, 1,2,3,4 March 1997 (5-day match)
Umpires
Srinivas Venkataraghavan
Cyril Mitchley
TV Umpire
Rudi Koertzen
Match Referee
Raman Subba Row
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 28 Feb - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 302
Sat, 01 Mar - day 2 - Australia 1st innings 191/4 (SR Waugh 14*, GS Blewett 3*)
Sun, 02 Mar - day 3 - Australia 1st innings 479/4 (SR Waugh 137*, GS Blewett 156*)
Mon, 03 Mar - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 99/4 (JH Kallis 29*, JN Rhodes 3*)
Tue, 04 Mar - day 5 - South Africa 2nd innings 130 (69 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 5
  • day 5 - South Africa 2nd innings 130 (69 ov) - end of match
Day 4
  • day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 99/4 (JH Kallis 29*, JN Rhodes 3*)
Day 3
  • day 3 - Australia 1st innings 479/4 (SR Waugh 137*, GS Blewett 156*)
Day 2
  • day 2 - Australia 1st innings 191/4 (SR Waugh 14*, GS Blewett 3*)
Day 1
  • day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 302