result
1st Test, Johannesburg, Dec 15 - 19 2006, India tour of South Africa
249 & 236
(86.5 ov, target 402)84 & 278
India won by 123 runs
player of the match
India 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Wasim Jaffer lbw b Ntini940422022.50
Virender Sehwag c †Boucher b Pollock426460015.38
Rahul Dravid (c)c Smith b Kallis32831515038.55
Sachin Tendulkar c de Villiers b Kallis44891137049.44
VVS Laxman c †Boucher b Ntini28671045041.79
Sourav Ganguly not out 511011804150.50
MS Dhoni c Pollock b Ntini520230025.00
Anil Kumble c Kallis b Nel615231040.00
Zaheer Khan lbw b Pollock923320039.13
Sreesanth c Amla b Pollock023000.00
Vikram Singh c & b Pollock29192760152.63
Extras(lb 15, nb 6, w 11)32
TOTAL(79.5 Ov, RR: 3.11, 374 Mts)249
Fall of wickets: 1-14 (Wasim Jaffer, 9.6 ov), 2-14 (Virender Sehwag, 10.5 ov), 3-83 (Sachin Tendulkar, 35.4 ov), 4-110 (Rahul Dravid, 41.6 ov), 5-156 (VVS Laxman, 56.5 ov), 6-167 (MS Dhoni, 61.6 ov), 7-188 (Anil Kumble, 66.5 ov), 8-205 (Zaheer Khan, 73.4 ov), 9-205 (Sreesanth, 73.6 ov), 10-249 (Vikram Singh, 79.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dale Steyn10.132602.56524002
Makhaya Ntini1815733.17797100
Shaun Pollock17.573942.19874000
Andre Nel18.554512.39957011
Jacques Kallis1506724.47618023
South Africa 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Graeme Smith (c)lbw b Sreesanth51280041.67
Herschelle Gibbs c Sehwag b Khan0412000.00
Hashim Amla c Laxman b Sreesanth0611000.00
Jacques Kallis c Laxman b Sreesanth1214213085.71
Ashwell Prince c †Dhoni b Kumble24601052040.00
AB de Villiers c Sehwag b Khan614231042.86
Mark Boucher  b Sreesanth56121083.33
Shaun Pollock lbw b Sreesanth510111050.00
Andre Nel c Khan b Singh2124502187.50
Makhaya Ntini  b Kumble012000.00
Dale Steyn not out 013000.00
Extras(b 2, nb 1, w 3)6
TOTAL(25.1 Ov, RR: 3.33, 131 Mts)84
Fall of wickets: 1-5 (Graeme Smith, 1.6 ov), 2-5 (Herschelle Gibbs, 2.4 ov), 3-5 (Hashim Amla, 3.6 ov), 4-21 (Jacques Kallis, 7.3 ov), 5-33 (AB de Villiers, 12.5 ov), 6-38 (Mark Boucher, 15.2 ov), 7-45 (Shaun Pollock, 17.1 ov), 8-84 (Ashwell Prince, 24.4 ov), 9-84 (Makhaya Ntini, 24.5 ov), 10-84 (Andre Nel, 25.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Zaheer Khan1033223.20445000
Sreesanth1034054.00474121
Vikram Singh3.10812.53151010
Anil Kumble21221.00110000
India 2nd INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Wasim Jaffer c Smith b Nel49171044.44
Virender Sehwag c Gibbs b Nel33293960113.79
Rahul Dravid (c)c †Boucher b Pollock19160011.11
Sachin Tendulkar  b Pollock1422433063.64
VVS Laxman c Smith b Ntini7315425312047.40
Sourav Ganguly c †Boucher b Ntini2538614065.79
MS Dhoni c †Boucher b Pollock1825353072.00
Anil Kumble c Prince b Nel11113009.09
Zaheer Khan c †Boucher b Ntini37801073246.25
Sreesanth not out 67140185.71
Vikram Singh run out (sub [DL Makalima]/†Boucher)1141120275.00
Extras(b 2, lb 10, w 1)13
TOTAL(64.4 Ov, RR: 3.64, 308 Mts)236
Fall of wickets: 1-20 (Wasim Jaffer, 3.5 ov), 2-37 (Rahul Dravid, 6.6 ov), 3-41 (Virender Sehwag, 7.5 ov), 4-61 (Sachin Tendulkar, 16.1 ov), 5-119 (Sourav Ganguly, 28.1 ov), 6-147 (MS Dhoni, 36.3 ov), 7-148 (Anil Kumble, 39.2 ov), 8-218 (VVS Laxman, 62.4 ov), 9-219 (Zaheer Khan, 62.6 ov), 10-236 (Vikram Singh, 64.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Makhaya Ntini15.427734.916314010
Andre Nel1945833.05898100
Shaun Pollock1643332.06805000
Jacques Kallis1123002.73525000
Graeme Smith302608.6782200
South Africa 2nd INNINGS (target: 402 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Herschelle Gibbs c Tendulkar b Khan042000.00
Graeme Smith (c)c Sehwag b Sreesanth1027351037.04
Hashim Amla c †Dhoni b Sreesanth1730562056.67
Jacques Kallis c Ganguly b Sreesanth27721084037.50
Ashwell Prince  b Kumble9722332711043.50
AB de Villiers run out (Khan)1742633040.48
Mark Boucher lbw b Khan2341803056.10
Shaun Pollock  b Kumble4041676197.56
Andre Nel lbw b Kumble612181050.00
Dale Steyn not out 624420025.00
Makhaya Ntini c Sehwag b Khan820281040.00
Extras(lb 8, nb 19)27
TOTAL(86.5 Ov, RR: 3.20, 415 Mts)278
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Herschelle Gibbs, 0.4 ov), 2-22 (Graeme Smith, 7.6 ov), 3-34 (Hashim Amla, 11.6 ov), 4-84 (Jacques Kallis, 29.6 ov), 5-120 (AB de Villiers, 44.1 ov), 6-164 (Mark Boucher, 60.3 ov), 7-231 (Shaun Pollock, 74.3 ov), 8-245 (Andre Nel, 78.3 ov), 9-264 (Ashwell Prince, 80.1 ov), 10-278 (Makhaya Ntini, 86.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Zaheer Khan22.557933.4610611100
Sreesanth2585932.361265005
Vikram Singh1846703.72869008
Sourav Ganguly1011011.0042002
Anil Kumble2045432.70915000
MATCH DETAILS
The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
TossIndia, elected to bat first
SeriesIndia tour of South Africa
Season2006/07
Player Of The Match
Sreesanth
Sreesanth
Series resultIndia led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1823
Hours of play (local time)10.00 start, Lunch 12.30-13.10, Tea 15.30-15.50, Close 18.30
Match days15,16,17,18 December 2006 - day match (5-day match)
Umpires
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Daryl Harper
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Mark Benson
TV Umpire
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Karl Hurter
Reserve Umpire
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Zed Ndamane
Match Referee
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Roshan Mahanama
CLOSE OF PLAY
Fri, 15 Dec - day 1 -India 1st innings 156/5 (Sourav Ganguly 14*, 56.5 ov)
Sat, 16 Dec - day 2 -India 2nd innings 146/5 (VVS Laxman 42*, MS Dhoni 17*, 35 ov)
Sun, 17 Dec - day 3 -South Africa 2nd innings 163/5 (Ashwell Prince 54*, Mark Boucher 23*, 58 ov)
Mon, 18 Dec - day 4 -South Africa 2nd innings 278/10 (86.5 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 1
  • India 1st innings
  • Lunch: India - 19/2 in 14.0 overs (R Dravid 0, SR Tendulkar 4)
  • Drinks: India - 47/2 in 24.0 overs (R Dravid 8, SR Tendulkar 23)
  • India: 50 runs in 24.6 overs (152 balls), Extras 3
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 110 balls (R Dravid 13, SR Tendulkar 37, Ex 3)
  • Drinks: India - 76/2 in 34.0 overs (R Dravid 17, SR Tendulkar 40)
  • India: 100 runs in 39.2 overs (240 balls), Extras 12
  • Ground Delay: India - 101/3 in 39.4 overs (R Dravid 30, VVS Laxman 1)
  • Tea: India - 101/3 in 39.4 overs (R Dravid 30, VVS Laxman 1)
  • Rain: India - 101/3 in 39.4 overs (R Dravid 30, VVS Laxman 1)
  • Drinks: India - 140/4 in 50.0 overs (VVS Laxman 19, SC Ganguly 7)
  • India: 150 runs in 52.5 overs (326 balls), Extras 25
  • Bad Light: India - 156/5 in 56.5 overs (SC Ganguly 14)
  • End Of Day: India - 156/5 in 56.5 overs (SC Ganguly 14)
Day 2
  • India: 200 runs in 71.6 overs (441 balls), Extras 29
  • SC Ganguly: 50 off 99 balls (4 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • South Africa 1st innings
  • Lunch: South Africa - 21/3 in 7.0 overs (JH Kallis 12, AG Prince 1)
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 17.4 overs (109 balls), Extras 5
  • Drinks: South Africa - 57/7 in 19.0 overs (AG Prince 15, A Nel 4)
  • India 2nd innings
  • Drinks: India - 45/3 in 10.0 overs (SR Tendulkar 4, VVS Laxman 0)
  • India: 50 runs in 14.4 overs (89 balls), Extras 3
  • Drinks: India - 90/4 in 22.0 overs (VVS Laxman 15, SC Ganguly 20)
  • India: 100 runs in 23.6 overs (145 balls), Extras 8
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 56 balls (VVS Laxman 22, SC Ganguly 23, Ex 5)
  • End Of Day: India - 146/5 in 35.0 overs (VVS Laxman 42, MS Dhoni 17)
  • Tea: India - 0/0
Day 3
  • India: 150 runs in 41.1 overs (248 balls), Extras 10
  • VVS Laxman: 50 off 108 balls (10 x 4)
  • Drinks: India - 161/7 in 47.0 overs (VVS Laxman 53, Z Khan 2)
  • India: 200 runs in 59.1 overs (356 balls), Extras 12
  • 8th Wicket: 50 runs in 119 balls (VVS Laxman 29, Z Khan 21, Ex 2)
  • South Africa 2nd innings
  • Lunch: South Africa - 0/1 in 0.4 overs (GC Smith 0)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 34/3 in 12.0 overs (JH Kallis 0)
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 15.4 overs (98 balls), Extras 11
  • Tea: South Africa - 69/3 in 25.0 overs (JH Kallis 24, AG Prince 5)
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 104 balls (JH Kallis 27, AG Prince 17, Ex 6)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 97/4 in 36.0 overs (AG Prince 22, AB de Villiers 7)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 37.6 overs (235 balls), Extras 14
  • Drinks: South Africa - 129/5 in 48.0 overs (AG Prince 43, MV Boucher 1)
  • AG Prince: 50 off 136 balls (4 x 4)
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 57.1 overs (351 balls), Extras 15
  • End Of Day: South Africa - 163/5 in 58.0 overs (AG Prince 54, MV Boucher 23)
Day 4
  • South Africa: 200 runs in 65.4 overs (405 balls), Extras 19
  • Drinks: South Africa - 207/6 in 69.0 overs (AG Prince 69, SM Pollock 25)
  • 7th Wicket: 50 runs in 64 balls (AG Prince 16, SM Pollock 31, Ex 3)
  • South Africa: 250 runs in 79.0 overs (486 balls), Extras 24
  • New Ball Taken: South Africa 269/9 after 83.1 overs (DW Steyn 2, M Ntini 3)
  • Test Match Scorer: Firdose Moonda
  • Test Match Commentators: Anand Vasu & Sajan Nair