result
3rd Test, Johannesburg, Jan 16 - 20 1997, India tour of South Africa
410 & 266/8d
(target 356)321 & 228/8
Match drawn
Player Of The Match
148 & 81
rahul-dravid
Player Of The Series
35 runs • 20 wkts
allan-donald
India 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Vikram Rathour c †Richardson b Adams1369921018.84
Nayan Mongia  b Donald211041423020.19
Rahul Dravid c Pollock b Cronje14836254121040.88
Sachin Tendulkar (c)c McMillan b Cronje3555727063.63
Sourav Ganguly c McMillan b Klusener7313817413152.89
Mohammad Azharuddin c Hudson b Klusener1820194090.00
VVS Laxman retired hurt 048000.00
Anil Kumble c †Richardson b Klusener29801043036.25
Javagal Srinath c Hudson b Donald4165834063.07
Dodda Ganesh c Cullinan b Donald11319007.69
Venkatesh Prasad not out 2360066.66
Extras(lb 15, nb 9, w 5)29
TOTAL(150.3 Ov, RR: 2.72)410
Fall of wickets: 1-25 (Vikram Rathour), 2-46 (Nayan Mongia), 3-100 (Sachin Tendulkar), 4-245 (Sourav Ganguly), 5-266 (Mohammad Azharuddin), 5-266* (VVS Laxman, retired hurt), 6-327 (Anil Kumble), 7-403 (Javagal Srinath), 8-408 (Dodda Ganesh), 9-410 (Rahul Dravid)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Allan Donald32.198832.73---00
Shaun Pollock30115501.83---00
Brian McMillan20.545002.40---00
Lance Klusener2767532.77---00
Paul Adams2468813.66---00
Hansie Cronje16.353922.36---00
South Africa 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Andrew Hudson c Azharuddin b Kumble1827411166.66
Gary Kirsten  b Prasad2948745060.41
Adam Bacher lbw b Srinath1319243068.42
Daryll Cullinan c sub (P Dharmani) b Srinath3346706071.73
Hansie Cronje (c)c †Mongia b Srinath4357777075.43
Brian McMillan lbw b Ganguly47831364056.62
Shaun Pollock c †Mongia b Srinath7915820412050.00
David Richardson c Azharuddin b Ganguly1346511028.26
Lance Klusener not out 2238611157.89
Allan Donald  b Prasad414190028.57
Paul Adams c Dravid b Srinath28120025.00
Extras(b 2, lb 7, nb 8, w 1)18
TOTAL(89.1 Ov, RR: 3.59)321
Fall of wickets: 1-36 (Andrew Hudson), 2-64 (Adam Bacher), 3-73 (Gary Kirsten), 4-139 (Daryll Cullinan), 5-147 (Hansie Cronje), 6-259 (Brian McMillan), 7-285 (David Richardson), 8-303 (Shaun Pollock), 9-318 (Allan Donald), 10-321 (Paul Adams)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Javagal Srinath25.1510454.13---00
Venkatesh Prasad2028324.15---00
Anil Kumble2556312.52---00
Dodda Ganesh712603.71---00
Sourav Ganguly1213623.00---00
India 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Vikram Rathour lbw b Donald441111495039.63
Nayan Mongia c McMillan b Donald50891326056.17
Rahul Dravid c Cullinan b Adams8114620811055.47
Sachin Tendulkar (c)c †Richardson b Cronje911132081.81
Sourav Ganguly  b Adams609312411164.51
Mohammad Azharuddin lbw b Pollock2660033.33
Anil Kumble  b Adams617290035.29
Javagal Srinath lbw b Donald411100036.36
Dodda Ganesh not out 01014000.00
Venkatesh Prasad not out 1980011.11
Extras(lb 3, nb 2, w 4)9
TOTAL(83 Ov, RR: 3.20)266/8d
Did not bat: VVS Laxman 
Fall of wickets: 1-90 (Nayan Mongia), 2-109 (Vikram Rathour), 3-124 (Sachin Tendulkar), 4-232 (Sourav Ganguly), 5-235 (Mohammad Azharuddin), 6-256 (Anil Kumble), 7-265 (Javagal Srinath), 8-265 (Rahul Dravid)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Allan Donald1863832.11---00
Shaun Pollock1102812.54---00
Brian McMillan1104804.36---00
Lance Klusener1314103.15---00
Paul Adams2118033.80---00
Hansie Cronje832413.00---00
Adam Bacher10404.00---00
South Africa 2nd INNINGS (target: 356 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Andrew Hudson  b Kumble323190013.04
Gary Kirsten c Rathour b Prasad110230010.00
Adam Bacher  b Prasad2333514069.69
Daryll Cullinan not out 12220026115161.00
Hansie Cronje (c)run out (Kumble/†Mongia)621300028.57
Brian McMillan c sub (P Dharmani) b Srinath2560040.00
Shaun Pollock  b Srinath047000.00
David Richardson c Azharuddin b Kumble728241025.00
Lance Klusener c Dravid b Kumble49771175163.63
Allan Donald not out 01625000.00
Extras(b 1, lb 13, nb 1)15
TOTAL(68 Ov, RR: 3.35)228/8
Did not bat: Paul Adams 
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Andrew Hudson), 2-4 (Gary Kirsten), 3-49 (Adam Bacher), 4-71 (Hansie Cronje), 5-76 (Brian McMillan), 6-78 (Shaun Pollock), 7-95 (David Richardson), 8-222 (Lance Klusener)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Javagal Srinath2468923.70---00
Venkatesh Prasad1515923.93---00
Anil Kumble2374031.73---00
Dodda Ganesh20804.00---00
Sourav Ganguly22000.00---00
Sachin Tendulkar201809.00---00
MATCH DETAILS
New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
TossIndia, elected to bat first
SeriesIndia tour of South Africa
Season1996/97
Player Of The Match
Rahul Dravid
Rahul Dravid
Player Of The Series
Allan Donald
Allan Donald
Series resultSouth Africa won the 3-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 1350
Match daysday (5-day match)
Umpires
South Africa Image
Cyril Mitchley
England Image
Peter Willey
TV Umpire
South Africa Image
David Orchard
Match Referee
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Barry Jarman
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 16 Jan - day 1 - India 1st innings 233/3 (Rahul Dravid 81*, Sourav Ganguly 68*, 90 ov)
Fri, 17 Jan - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 0/0 (Andrew Hudson 0*, Gary Kirsten 0*, 0.2 ov)
Sat, 18 Jan - day 3 - South Africa 1st innings 321
Sun, 19 Jan - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 4/1 (Gary Kirsten 1*, 4.5 ov)
Mon, 20 Jan - day 5 - South Africa 2nd innings 228/8 (68 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 1
  • Donald was injured bowling the 1st ball of the 84th over; McMillan completed the over.
Day 3
  • Pre-lunch session lost to rain.
  • VVS Laxman retired hurt at 266/5
Day 5
  • Rain halted play with South Africa 77/5 (23.3 overs).
  • 72 overs to be bowled in the innings in total after the rain.
  • DJ Cullinan 100 off 143 balls, 199 minutes, 12x4, 1x6.
  • Play halted for bad light with 4 overs remaining.