Result
2nd Test, Kolkata, Nov 27 - Dec 1 1996, South Africa tour of India
428 & 367/3d
(53.3 ov, target 467)
329 & 137
South Africa won by 329 runs
Player Of The Match
South Africa
South Africa 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AC Hudson  b Prasad14624431724059.83
G Kirsten  b Srinath10217024414060.00
HH Gibbs lbw b Prasad311121577027.67
DJ Cullinan lbw b Prasad43801307053.75
WJ Cronje (c)c †Mongia b Srinath418221022.22
BM McMillan lbw b Prasad023000.00
DJ Richardson not out3660854060.00
L Klusener  b Prasad1020251050.00
PL Symcox  b Prasad1321410161.90
AA Donald c Laxman b Kumble023000.00
PR Adams  b Kumble4860050.00
Extras(b 6, lb 24, nb 9)39
TOTAL(121.1 Ov, RR: 3.53)428
Fall of wickets: 1-236 (Gary Kirsten), 2-296 (Andrew Hudson), 3-346 (Herschelle Gibbs), 4-361 (Hansie Cronje), 5-362 (Brian McMillan), 6-363 (Daryll Cullinan), 7-379 (Lance Klusener), 8-421 (Pat Symcox), 9-422 (Allan Donald), 10-428 (Paul Adams)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
J Srinath37710722.8902
BKV Prasad35610462.9705
SB Joshi1214804.0001
SC Ganguly311003.3300
A Kumble20.117823.8600
ND Hirwani1425103.6400
India 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
NR Mongia run out (Gibbs)3568885051.47
R Dravid c Hudson b McMillan3148785064.58
SC Ganguly  b McMillan617241035.29
SR Tendulkar (c) b Donald1862913029.03
M Azharuddin c & b Adams10977132181141.55
VVS Laxman  b Donald1435552040.00
SB Joshi run out (Donald)49141044.44
J Srinath  b Donald1144511025.00
A Kumble run out (Gibbs)8812416813070.96
BKV Prasad c †Richardson b Adams11050010.00
ND Hirwani not out023000.00
Extras(lb 5, nb 7)12
TOTAL(81.2 Ov, RR: 4.04)329
Fall of wickets: 1-68 (Rahul Dravid), 2-71 (Nayan Mongia), 3-77 (Sourav Ganguly), 3-87* (Mohammad Azharuddin, retired not out ), 4-114 (VVS Laxman), 5-119 (Sachin Tendulkar), 6-119 (Sunil Joshi), 7-161 (Javagal Srinath), 8-322 (Mohammad Azharuddin), 9-324 (Venkatesh Prasad), 10-329 (Anil Kumble)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
AA Donald21.247233.3700
L Klusener1417505.3508
PR Adams1316925.3000
BM McMillan1645223.2500
WJ Cronje631302.1600
PL Symcox1114303.9000
South Africa 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AC Hudson retired hurt627441022.22
G Kirsten run out (Joshi)13319631718067.85
HH Gibbs c Dravid b Srinath912242075.00
DJ Cullinan not out15326136415158.62
WJ Cronje (c)c & b Kumble3437515091.89
BM McMillan not out1735532048.57
Extras(b 1, lb 11, nb 2, w 1)15
TOTAL(93.2 Ov, RR: 3.93)367/3d
Fall of wickets: 1-39 (Herschelle Gibbs), 2-251 (Gary Kirsten), 3-306 (Hansie Cronje)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
J Srinath24.2210114.1501
BKV Prasad1506304.2001
A Kumble32410113.1510
ND Hirwani1114003.6300
SB Joshi1105004.5400
India 2nd Innings (target: 467 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
NR Mongia c Cullinan b Klusener857801014.03
R Dravid  b McMillan231271913018.11
SC Ganguly c †Richardson b Klusener042000.00
SR Tendulkar (c)c Kirsten b Symcox22528008.00
VVS Laxman  b Klusener15110020.00
M Azharuddin c McMillan b Klusener5255829094.54
SB Joshi c McMillan b Klusener1880012.50
A Kumble  b Klusener1722482077.27
J Srinath c McMillan b Klusener1924312079.16
BKV Prasad not out33900100.00
ND Hirwani  b Klusener021000.00
Extras(lb 2, nb 9)11
TOTAL(53.3 Ov, RR: 2.56)137
Fall of wickets: 1-17 (Nayan Mongia), 2-18 (Sourav Ganguly), 3-27 (Sachin Tendulkar), 4-28 (VVS Laxman), 5-88 (Rahul Dravid), 6-92 (Sunil Joshi), 7-97 (Mohammad Azharuddin), 8-132 (Javagal Srinath), 9-137 (Anil Kumble), 10-137 (Narendra Hirwani)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
BM McMillan1983311.7302
L Klusener21.346482.97010
WJ Cronje741001.4200
PL Symcox612814.6600
MATCH DETAILS
Eden Gardens, Kolkata
TossSouth Africa , elected to bat first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of India
Player Of The Match
Gary Kirsten
Series result3-match series level 1-1
Match numberTest no. 1341
Season1996/97
Match days27,28,29,30 November, 1 December 1996 (5-day match)
Test debut
Herschelle Gibbs
Lance Klusener
Umpires
B.C. Cooray
V.K.Ramaswamy
TV Umpire
Subroto Porel
Match Referee
John Reid
CLOSE OF PLAY
Wed, 27 Nov - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 339/2 (HH Gibbs 28*, DJ Cullinan 29*)
Thu, 28 Nov - day 2 - India 1st innings 152/6 (J Srinath 9*, A Kumble 24*)
Fri, 29 Nov - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 160/1 (G Kirsten 82*, DJ Cullinan 60*)
Sat, 30 Nov - day 4 - India 2nd innings 59/4 (R Dravid 18*, M Azharuddin 25*)
Sun, 01 Dec - day 5 - India 2nd innings 137 (53.3 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 3
  • M Azharuddin (1) retired hurt on 6* from 87/3 to 161/7
  • Azharuddin hits five consecutive fours off Klusener in the 61st over of the innings.
  • AC Hudson retired hurt at 18/0
Day 1
  • Hudson dropped once by Ganguly and once by Mongia off Srinath in the first session. Highest opening partnership at the Eden Gardens.