1st Test, Durban, Dec 26 - 28 1996, India tour of South Africa
235 & 259
(34.1 ov, target 395)100 & 66
South Africa won by 328 runs
player of the match
Andrew Hudson
South Africa
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
TOTAL(86 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
TOTAL(39.1 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
TOTAL(70 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 (target: 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
TOTAL(34.1 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
Kingsmead, Durban
TossIndia, elected to field first
SeriesIndia tour of South Africa
Player Of The Match
Andrew Hudson
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 Image
David Orchard
New Zealand Image
Steve Dunne
TV Umpire
South Africa Image
Rudi Koertzen
Match Referee
Australia Image
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
  • Tendulkar was unable to complete his 3rd over due a strained left side
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