Result
2nd Test, India tour of South Africa at Cape Town, Jan 2-6 1997
529/7d & 256/6d
66.2 ov, target 427
359 & 144
South Africa won by 282 runs
Player Of The Match
South Africa
South Africa 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
AC Hudson c †Mongia b Prasad1652711030.76
G Kirsten run out (Azharuddin/Ganguly)10320429015050.49
AM Bacher c †Mongia b Srinath2560774041.66
DJ Cullinan c †Mongia b Prasad771411416154.60
WJ Cronje (c)c †Mongia b Srinath41791153151.89
BM McMillan not out1032333459044.20
SM Pollock c Tendulkar b Prasad11324007.69
DJ Richardson c Dravid b Srinath391061235036.79
L Klusener not out102100141131102.00
Extras(b 5, lb 9, nb 8)22
TOTAL(162.5 Ov, RR: 3.24)529/7d
Did not bat: AA Donald, PR Adams 
Fall of wickets: 1-37 (Andrew Hudson), 2-89 (Adam Bacher), 3-203 (Gary Kirsten), 4-251 (Daryll Cullinan), 5-291 (Hansie Cronje), 6-299 (Shaun Pollock), 7-382 (David Richardson)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
J Srinath38813033.4200
BKV Prasad36111433.1600
D Ganesh23.569303.9000
A Kumble51713602.6600
SC Ganguly912402.6600
WV Raman511803.6000
India 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
WV Raman run out (Klusener)511121045.45
R Dravid  b Klusener24155004.87
SC Ganguly c McMillan b Donald2338582060.52
BKV Prasad  b Adams024000.00
SR Tendulkar (c)c Bacher b McMillan16925432926066.53
VVS Laxman c †Richardson b Pollock523311021.73
M Azharuddin run out (Hudson)115110174191104.54
NR Mongia lbw b Adams531291016.12
A Kumble c †Richardson b Donald218230011.11
J Srinath  b Pollock1127361040.74
D Ganesh not out211200018.18
Extras(lb 9, nb 11)20
TOTAL(92.2 Ov, RR: 3.88)359
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Woorkeri Raman), 2-24 (Rahul Dravid), 3-25 (Venkatesh Prasad), 4-33 (Sourav Ganguly), 5-58 (VVS Laxman), 6-280 (Mohammad Azharuddin), 7-298 (Nayan Mongia), 8-315 (Anil Kumble), 9-340 (Javagal Srinath), 10-359 (Sachin Tendulkar)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
AA Donald2439924.1200
SM Pollock2327623.3000
PR Adams1854922.7200
L Klusener1218817.3300
BM McMillan6.202213.4700
WJ Cronje951601.7700
South Africa 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
AC Hudson  b Srinath551341977041.04
G Kirsten lbw b Ganesh01016000.00
AM Bacher lbw b Srinath035000.00
L Klusener c Dravid b Srinath1230451040.00
DJ Cullinan  b Kumble55741157074.32
WJ Cronje (c)c Dravid b Kumble1830332060.00
BM McMillan not out59761106077.63
SM Pollock not out4076873052.63
Extras(b 4, lb 12, w 1)17
TOTAL(72 Ov, RR: 3.55)256/6d
Did not bat: DJ Richardson, AA Donald, PR Adams 
Fall of wickets: 1-6 (Gary Kirsten), 2-7 (Adam Bacher), 3-33 (Lance Klusener), 4-127 (Daryll Cullinan), 5-133 (Andrew Hudson), 6-155 (Hansie Cronje)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
J Srinath1857834.3300
D Ganesh1033813.8000
BKV Prasad711602.2800
A Kumble2545822.3200
SC Ganguly20502.5000
WV Raman1004504.5000
India 2nd Innings (target: 427 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
WV Raman c †Richardson b Pollock1648741033.33
NR Mongia  b Donald217270011.76
R Dravid c †Richardson b Adams1248691025.00
SC Ganguly c McMillan b Pollock30821145036.58
SR Tendulkar (c)c Klusener b McMillan928381032.14
M Azharuddin c Hudson b Donald2460050.00
VVS Laxman not out351091364032.11
A Kumble c †Richardson b Adams1445581031.11
D Ganesh  b Donald17120014.28
BKV Prasad st †Richardson b Adams1516202093.75
Extras(lb 1, nb 5, w 2)8
TOTAL(66.2 Ov, RR: 2.17)144
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Nayan Mongia), 2-26 (Woorkeri Raman), 3-44 (Rahul Dravid), 4-59 (Sachin Tendulkar), 5-61 (Mohammad Azharuddin), 6-87 (Sourav Ganguly), 7-115 (Anil Kumble), 8-121 (Dodda Ganesh), 9-144 (Venkatesh Prasad)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
AA Donald1854032.2200
SM Pollock1222922.4100
L Klusener931301.4400
BM McMillan1141611.4500
PR Adams16.244532.7500
MATCH DETAILS
Newlands, Cape Town
TossSouth Africa , elected to bat first
SeriesIndia tour of South Africa 1996/97
Player Of The Match
Brian McMillan
Series resultSouth Africa led the 3-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 1349
Season1996/97
Match days2,3,4,5,6 January 1997 (5-day match)
debut
Dodda Ganesh
Umpires
Rudi Koertzen
Darrell Hair
TV Umpire
Cyril Mitchley
Match Referee
Barry Jarman
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 02 Jan - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 280/4 (WJ Cronje 35*, BM McMillan 13*, 90 ov)
Fri, 03 Jan - day 2 - India 1st innings 29/3 (SC Ganguly 19*, SR Tendulkar 1*, 16 ov)
Sat, 04 Jan - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 24/2 (AC Hudson 7*, L Klusener 10*, 12 ov)
Sun, 05 Jan - day 4 - India 2nd innings 52/3 (SC Ganguly 11*, SR Tendulkar 6*, 28 ov)
Mon, 06 Jan - day 5 - India 2nd innings 144 (66.2 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 5
  • day 5 - India 2nd innings 144 (66.2 ov) - end of match
Day 4
  • day 4 - India 2nd innings 52/3 (SC Ganguly 11*, SR Tendulkar 6*, 28 ov)
Day 3
  • day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 24/2 (AC Hudson 7*, L Klusener 10*, 12 ov)
Day 2
  • Klusener made his last 27 runs off 9 balls
  • Klusener's century is the quickest ever recorded for SA in terms of balls faced
  • SA's highest score at Newlands, and since re-admission
  • 8th wicket partnership of 147 unbroken is SA record v India
  • Dravid dropped off Klusener by Donald on 2.
  • day 2 - India 1st innings 29/3 (SC Ganguly 19*, SR Tendulkar 1*, 16 ov)
Day 1
  • day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 280/4 (WJ Cronje 35*, BM McMillan 13*, 90 ov)