2nd Test, Cape Town, Jan 2 - 6 1997, India tour of South Africa
529/7d & 256/6d
(66.2 ov, target 427)359 & 144
South Africa won by 282 runs
player of the match
Brian McMillan
South Africa
South Africa 1st INNINGS
Andrew Hudson c †Mongia b Prasad1652711030.76
Gary Kirsten run out (Azharuddin/Ganguly)10320429015050.49
Adam Bacher c †Mongia b Srinath2560774041.66
Daryll Cullinan c †Mongia b Prasad771411416154.60
Hansie Cronje (c)c †Mongia b Srinath41791153151.89
Brian McMillan not out 1032333459044.20
Shaun Pollock c Tendulkar b Prasad11324007.69
David Richardson c Dravid b Srinath391061235036.79
Lance Klusener not out 102100141131102.00
Extras(b 5, lb 9, nb 8)22
TOTAL(162.5 Ov, RR: 3.24)529/7d
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)
Javagal Srinath38813033.42---00
Venkatesh Prasad36111433.16---00
Dodda Ganesh23.569303.90---00
Anil Kumble51713602.66---00
Sourav Ganguly912402.66---00
Woorkeri Raman511803.60---00
India 1st INNINGS
Woorkeri Raman run out (Klusener)511121045.45
Rahul Dravid  b Klusener24155004.87
Sourav Ganguly c McMillan b Donald2338582060.52
Venkatesh Prasad  b Adams024000.00
Sachin Tendulkar (c)c Bacher b McMillan16925432926066.53
VVS Laxman c †Richardson b Pollock523311021.73
Mohammad Azharuddin run out (Hudson)115110174191104.54
Nayan Mongia lbw b Adams531291016.12
Anil Kumble c †Richardson b Donald218230011.11
Javagal Srinath  b Pollock1127361040.74
Dodda Ganesh not out 211200018.18
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)
Allan Donald2439924.12---00
Shaun Pollock2327623.30---00
Paul Adams1854922.72---00
Lance Klusener1218817.33---00
Brian McMillan6.202213.47---00
Hansie Cronje951601.77---00
South Africa 2nd INNINGS
Andrew Hudson  b Srinath551341977041.04
Gary Kirsten lbw b Ganesh01016000.00
Adam Bacher lbw b Srinath035000.00
Lance Klusener c Dravid b Srinath1230451040.00
Daryll Cullinan  b Kumble55741157074.32
Hansie Cronje (c)c Dravid b Kumble1830332060.00
Brian McMillan not out 59761106077.63
Shaun Pollock not out 4076873052.63
Extras(b 4, lb 12, w 1)17
TOTAL(72 Ov, RR: 3.55)256/6d
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)
Javagal Srinath1857834.33---00
Dodda Ganesh1033813.80---00
Venkatesh Prasad711602.28---00
Anil Kumble2545822.31---00
Sourav Ganguly20502.50---00
Woorkeri Raman1004504.50---00
India 2nd INNINGS (target: 427 runs)
Woorkeri Raman c †Richardson b Pollock1648741033.33
Nayan Mongia  b Donald217270011.76
Rahul Dravid c †Richardson b Adams1248691025.00
Sourav Ganguly c McMillan b Pollock30821145036.58
Sachin Tendulkar (c)c Klusener b McMillan928381032.14
Mohammad Azharuddin c Hudson b Donald2460050.00
VVS Laxman not out 351091364032.11
Anil Kumble c †Richardson b Adams1445581031.11
Dodda Ganesh  b Donald17120014.28
Venkatesh Prasad st †Richardson b Adams1516202093.75
Javagal Srinath absent ill-----0.00
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)
Allan Donald1854032.22---00
Shaun Pollock1222922.41---00
Lance Klusener931301.44---00
Brian McMillan1141611.45---00
Paul Adams16.244532.75---00
Newlands, Cape Town
TossSouth Africa, elected to bat first
SeriesIndia tour of South Africa
Player Of The Match
Brian McMillan
Brian McMillan
Series resultSouth Africa led the 3-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 1349
Match daysday(5-day match)
Test debut
Dodda Ganesh
Dodda Ganesh
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Darrell Hair
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Rudi Koertzen
TV Umpire
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Cyril Mitchley
Match Referee
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Barry Jarman
Thu, 02 Jan - day 1 -South Africa 1st innings 280/4 (Hansie Cronje 35*, Brian McMillan 13*, 90 ov)
Fri, 03 Jan - day 2 -India 1st innings 29/3 (Sourav Ganguly 19*, Sachin Tendulkar 1*, 16 ov)
Sat, 04 Jan - day 3 -South Africa 2nd innings 24/2 (Andrew Hudson 7*, Lance Klusener 10*, 12 ov)
Sun, 05 Jan - day 4 -India 2nd innings 52/3 (Sourav Ganguly 11*, Sachin Tendulkar 6*, 28 ov)
Mon, 06 Jan - day 5 -India 2nd innings 144/9 (66.2 ov) - end of match
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.