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1st Test, Durban, December 26 - 28, 1996, India tour of South Africa
235 & 259
(T:395) 100 & 66

South Africa won by 328 runs

Player Of The Match
80 & 52
South Africa 1st Innings
India 1st Innings
South Africa 2nd Innings
India 2nd Innings
Match Details
South Africa 1st Innings 
Andrew Hudson c †Mongia b Ganguly8019128812041.88
Gary Kirsten  b Prasad212170016.66
Adam Bacher lbw b Srinath25731093134.24
Daryll Cullinan c †Mongia b Prasad1660016.66
Hansie Cronje (c)c †Mongia b Prasad1541453036.58
Herschelle Gibbs c †Mongia b Johnson01018000.00
Brian McMillan lbw b Johnson34991282034.34
Shaun Pollock not out 2347943048.93
David Richardson  b Prasad2431404077.41
Lance Klusener c †Mongia b Srinath1440025.00
Allan Donald c Rathour b Prasad51181045.45
Extras(b 4, lb 10, nb 11)25
TOTAL86 Ov (RR: 2.73)235
Fall of wickets: 1-8 (Gary Kirsten), 2-70 (Adam Bacher), 3-71 (Daryll Cullinan), 4-99 (Hansie Cronje), 5-113 (Herschelle Gibbs), 6-162 (Andrew Hudson), 7-190 (Brian McMillan), 8-229 (David Richardson), 9-230 (Lance Klusener), 10-235 (Allan Donald)
Javagal Srinath2073621.80---00
Venkatesh Prasad1966053.15---00
David Johnson1525223.46---00
Sachin Tendulkar2.42000.00---00
Anil Kumble20.236103.00---00
Sourav Ganguly941211.33---00
India 1st Innings 
Vikram Rathour c Hudson b Donald742480016.66
Woorkeri Raman  b Pollock0313000.00
Sourav Ganguly c Klusener b Pollock1645801035.55
Sachin Tendulkar (c) b Donald1545582033.33
Mohammad Azharuddin c Bacher b McMillan15152811100.00
Rahul Dravid lbw b McMillan723310030.43
Nayan Mongia c †Richardson b Donald413171030.76
Anil Kumble not out 1327460148.14
Javagal Srinath c Cullinan b Donald012000.00
David Johnson c Bacher b Donald310200030.00
Venkatesh Prasad c †Richardson b Klusener416200025.00
Extras(b 4, lb 3, nb 7, w 2)16
TOTAL39.1 Ov (RR: 2.55)100
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Woorkeri Raman), 2-22 (Vikram Rathour), 3-36 (Sourav Ganguly), 4-52 (Sachin Tendulkar), 5-68 (Mohammad Azharuddin), 6-74 (Rahul Dravid), 7-74 (Nayan Mongia), 8-74 (Javagal Srinath), 9-89 (David Johnson), 10-100 (Venkatesh Prasad)
Allan Donald1654052.50---00
Shaun Pollock821822.25---00
Lance Klusener7.12811.11---00
Brian McMillan822723.37---00
South Africa 2nd Innings 
Andrew Hudson c Tendulkar b Kumble52971668053.60
Gary Kirsten c Dravid b Prasad217170011.76
Adam Bacher c Tendulkar b Kumble551011299054.45
Daryll Cullinan c †Mongia b Prasad38140037.50
Hansie Cronje (c)c †Mongia b Prasad1746711036.95
Herschelle Gibbs lbw b Srinath2547713053.19
Brian McMillan not out 5154964394.44
Shaun Pollock c Rathour b Prasad214150014.28
David Richardson  b Srinath441300100.00
Lance Klusener c †Mongia b Srinath44410100.00
Allan Donald c Rathour b Prasad2635573074.28
Extras(b 7, lb 6, nb 5)18
TOTAL70 Ov (RR: 3.70)259
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Gary Kirsten), 2-115 (Adam Bacher), 3-120 (Daryll Cullinan), 4-120 (Andrew Hudson), 5-164 (Hansie Cronje), 6-164 (Herschelle Gibbs), 7-171 (Shaun Pollock), 8-181 (David Richardson), 9-185 (Lance Klusener), 10-259 (Allan Donald)
Javagal Srinath2358033.47---00
Venkatesh Prasad2549353.72---00
David Johnson913904.33---00
Anil Kumble1132622.36---00
Sourav Ganguly20804.00---00
India 2nd Innings (T: 395 runs)
Vikram Rathour c †Richardson b Donald22100100.00
Woorkeri Raman  b Donald18210012.50
Sourav Ganguly  b Donald011000.00
Sachin Tendulkar (c)c Kirsten b Pollock425321016.00
Mohammad Azharuddin c Klusener b Pollock814261057.14
Rahul Dravid not out 27731205036.98
Nayan Mongia c Cronje b Klusener429370013.79
Anil Kumble c Hudson b Klusener217210011.76
Javagal Srinath run out (Bacher)717140041.17
David Johnson c Klusener b Pollock512131041.66
Venkatesh Prasad c Hudson b Donald110200010.00
Extras(lb 2, nb 3)5
TOTAL34.1 Ov (RR: 1.93)66
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Vikram Rathour), 2-2 (Sourav Ganguly), 3-7 (Woorkeri Raman), 4-15 (Sachin Tendulkar), 5-20 (Mohammad Azharuddin), 6-25 (Nayan Mongia), 7-40 (Anil Kumble), 8-51 (Javagal Srinath), 9-59 (David Johnson), 10-66 (Venkatesh Prasad)
Allan Donald11.141441.25---00
Shaun Pollock1242532.08---00
Lance Klusener921621.77---00
Brian McMillan20904.50---00
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Kingsmead, Durban
TossIndia, elected to field first
Player Of The Match
South Africa
Andrew Hudson
Series resultSouth Africa led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1347
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Adam Bacher
Adam Bacher
South Africa
David Orchard
New Zealand
Steve Dunne
TV Umpire
South Africa
Rudi Koertzen
Match Referee
Barry Jarman
Thu, 26 Dec - day 1 - India 1st innings 2/0 (Vikram Rathour 2*, Woorkeri Raman 0*, 2 ov)
Fri, 27 Dec - day 2 - South Africa 2nd innings 164/4 (Hansie Cronje 17*, Herschelle Gibbs 25*, 51 ov)
Sat, 28 Dec - day 3 - India 2nd innings 66 (34.1 ov) - end of match
Day 1
Day 3
  • McMillan and Donald add 74 runs for the 10th wicket. A record for South Africa at Kingsmead.
  • Mongia's 8 catches in the match a new record for India.
  • India's 66 all out lowest completed total against South Africa
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