result
3rd Test, Cape Town, Jan 2 - 6 2007, India tour of South Africa
414 & 169
(target 211)373 & 211/5
South Africa won by 5 wickets
Player Of The Match
94 & 55
graeme-smith
Player Of The Series
187 runs • 13 wkts
shaun-pollock
India 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Wasim Jaffer c Kallis b Steyn11624436015047.54
Dinesh Karthik c Amla b Harris631702407037.05
Rahul Dravid (c)c †Boucher b Pollock2958635050.00
Sachin Tendulkar c Kallis b Harris6413018711049.23
VVS Laxman  b Steyn1346563028.26
Sourav Ganguly c Amla b Pollock66751599188.00
Virender Sehwag c Ntini b Harris4050496180.00
Anil Kumble lbw b Pollock032000.00
Zaheer Khan st †Boucher b Harris11211008.33
Sreesanth c Gibbs b Pollock3590060.00
Munaf Patel not out 025000.00
Extras(b 5, lb 4, nb 8, w 2)19
TOTAL(131.1 Ov, RR: 3.15, 580 Mts)414
Fall of wickets: 1-153 (Dinesh Karthik, 56.1 ov), 2-202 (Rahul Dravid, 71.5 ov), 3-240 (Wasim Jaffer, 85.1 ov), 4-269 (VVS Laxman, 97.6 ov), 5-337 (Sachin Tendulkar, 112.4 ov), 6-395 (Virender Sehwag, 124.6 ov), 7-395 (Anil Kumble, 125.3 ov), 8-398 (Zaheer Khan, 128.1 ov), 9-407 (Sreesanth, 129.6 ov), 10-414 (Sourav Ganguly, 131.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dale Steyn27125822.141378004
Makhaya Ntini26410704.1111418000
Shaun Pollock29.197542.5714012000
Jacques Kallis1243603.00585020
Paul Harris37312943.4816013204
South Africa 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Graeme Smith (c)c Sehwag b Kumble9414221814166.19
AB de Villiers c †Karthik b Sreesanth11319007.69
Hashim Amla c †Karthik b Sreesanth631742127036.20
Jacques Kallis c Patel b Tendulkar541281628042.18
Ashwell Prince  b Kumble261121541023.21
Herschelle Gibbs c Jaffer b Sehwag724311029.16
Mark Boucher c †Karthik b Patel50991456050.50
Shaun Pollock c Ganguly b Khan3157882054.38
Paul Harris not out 1129392037.93
Dale Steyn  b Kumble1540020.00
Makhaya Ntini lbw b Kumble011000.00
Extras(b 7, lb 13, nb 14, w 1)35
TOTAL(128.3 Ov, RR: 2.90, 539 Mts)373
Fall of wickets: 1-14 (AB de Villiers, 3.6 ov), 2-173 (Graeme Smith, 50.5 ov), 3-177 (Hashim Amla, 53.6 ov), 4-260 (Jacques Kallis, 92.1 ov), 5-260 (Ashwell Prince, 93.6 ov), 6-281 (Herschelle Gibbs, 101.2 ov), 7-350 (Shaun Pollock, 120.1 ov), 8-372 (Mark Boucher, 127.3 ov), 9-373 (Dale Steyn, 128.2 ov), 10-373 (Makhaya Ntini, 128.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Zaheer Khan2037413.709610112
Sreesanth2495822.411217002
Anil Kumble42.3611742.7519512002
Munaf Patel2054312.151026004
Virender Sehwag1203112.58521003
Sachin Tendulkar1023013.00465000
India 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Wasim Jaffer c de Villiers b Ntini211120018.18
Virender Sehwag c †Boucher b Steyn431010133.33
Rahul Dravid (c)c & b Harris471342045035.07
Sourav Ganguly c Gibbs b Kallis46891315051.68
Sachin Tendulkar lbw b Pollock1462881022.58
VVS Laxman run out (Pollock/†Boucher)1490025.00
Dinesh Karthik not out 3848756079.16
Anil Kumble c Gibbs b Steyn622340027.27
Zaheer Khan run out (de Villiers/†Boucher)17200014.28
Sreesanth c Kallis b Steyn4551080.00
Munaf Patel c Pollock b Steyn014000.00
Extras(lb 5, nb 1)6
TOTAL(64 Ov, RR: 2.64, 299 Mts)169
Fall of wickets: 1-6 (Virender Sehwag, 1.6 ov), 2-6 (Wasim Jaffer, 2.2 ov), 3-90 (Sourav Ganguly, 31.4 ov), 4-114 (Rahul Dravid, 46.5 ov), 5-115 (VVS Laxman, 48.3 ov), 6-121 (Sachin Tendulkar, 51.3 ov), 7-147 (Anil Kumble, 59.4 ov), 8-165 (Zaheer Khan, 63.1 ov), 9-169 (Sreesanth, 63.6 ov), 10-169 (Munaf Patel, 63.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Makhaya Ntini812913.62355000
Dale Steyn703044.28294001
Shaun Pollock1552411.60773000
Paul Harris2265012.271024000
Jacques Kallis1203112.58513000
South Africa 2nd INNINGS (target: 211 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
AB de Villiers c †Karthik b Khan2233444066.66
Graeme Smith (c)c †Karthik b Khan55841426065.47
Hashim Amla lbw b Kumble1022292045.45
Shaun Pollock c Laxman b Khan3756875066.07
Jacques Kallis c Dravid b Khan32901522035.55
Ashwell Prince not out 381031302036.89
Herschelle Gibbs not out 024000.00
Extras(b 11, lb 1, nb 5)17
TOTAL(64.1 Ov, RR: 3.28, 294 Mts)211/5
Fall of wickets: 1-36 (AB de Villiers, 9.2 ov), 2-55 (Hashim Amla, 16.2 ov), 3-127 (Graeme Smith, 31.1 ov), 4-132 (Shaun Pollock, 35.3 ov), 5-209 (Jacques Kallis, 63.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Zaheer Khan2126242.95978003
Sreesanth1325003.84546001
Anil Kumble2547412.961097000
Munaf Patel10202.0050000
Virender Sehwag10808.0010001
Sachin Tendulkar3.12300.94160000
MATCH DETAILS
Newlands, Cape Town
TossIndia, elected to bat first
SeriesIndia tour of South Africa
Season2006/07
Player Of The Match
Graeme Smith
Graeme Smith
Player Of The Series
Shaun Pollock
Shaun Pollock
Series resultSouth Africa won the 3-match series 2-1
Match numberTest no. 1827
Hours of play (local time)10.30am start, Lunch 12.30-1.10pm, Tea 3.10-3.30pm, Close 5.30pm
Match days2,3,4,5,6 January 2007 - day (5-day match)
Test debut
Paul Harris
Paul Harris
Umpires
Pakistan Image
Asad Rauf
Australia Image
Daryl Harper
TV Umpire
South Africa Image
Marais Erasmus
Reserve Umpire
South Africa Image
Murray Brown
Match Referee
Sri Lanka Image
Roshan Mahanama
CLOSE OF PLAY
Tue, 02 Jan - day 1 - India 1st innings 254/3 (Sachin Tendulkar 28*, VVS Laxman 4*, 90 ov)
Wed, 03 Jan - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 144/1 (Graeme Smith 76*, Hashim Amla 50*, 41 ov)
Thu, 04 Jan - day 3 - South Africa 1st innings 373
Fri, 05 Jan - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 55/2 (Graeme Smith 21*, 16.2 ov)
Sat, 06 Jan - day 5 - South Africa 2nd innings 211/5 (64.1 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 1
  • India 1st innings
  • Drinks: India - 27/0 in 13.0 overs (W Jaffer 21, KD Karthik 5)
  • India: 50 runs in 20.3 overs (124 balls), Extras 1
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 124 balls (W Jaffer 33, KD Karthik 19, Ex 1)
  • Lunch: India - 61/0 in 28.0 overs (W Jaffer 38, KD Karthik 22)
  • W Jaffer: 50 off 114 balls (8 x 4)
  • India: 100 runs in 38.1 overs (231 balls), Extras 4
  • 1st Wicket: 100 runs in 231 balls (W Jaffer 64, KD Karthik 32, Ex 4)
  • Drinks: India - 106/0 in 41.0 overs (W Jaffer 68, KD Karthik 34)
  • KD Karthik: 50 off 144 balls (5 x 4)
  • India: 150 runs in 55.5 overs (339 balls), Extras 6
  • 1st Wicket: 150 runs in 339 balls (W Jaffer 84, KD Karthik 62, Ex 6)
  • Tea: India - 153/0 in 56.0 overs (W Jaffer 84, KD Karthik 63)
  • W Jaffer: 100 off 197 balls (13 x 4)
  • India: 200 runs in 69.3 overs (422 balls), Extras 7
  • Drinks: India - 201/1 in 70.0 overs (W Jaffer 102, R Dravid 29)
  • New Ball Taken: India 238/2 after 81.4 overs (W Jaffer 116, SR Tendulkar 17)
  • India: 250 runs in 88.6 overs (541 balls), Extras 14
  • End Of Day: India - 254/3 in 90.0 overs (SR Tendulkar 28, VVS Laxman 4)
  • Official Attendance: 13,872
Day 2
  • Drinks: India - 271/4 in 101.1 overs (SR Tendulkar 35, SC Ganguly 0)
  • India: 300 runs in 105.5 overs (644 balls), Extras 16
  • SR Tendulkar: 50 off 106 balls (9 x 4)
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 71 balls (SR Tendulkar 27, SC Ganguly 21, Ex 3)
  • India: 350 runs in 114.6 overs (700 balls), Extras 19
  • Lunch: India - 350/5 in 115.0 overs (SC Ganguly 34, V Sehwag 12)
  • SC Ganguly: 50 off 57 balls (8 x 4)
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 68 balls (SC Ganguly 17, V Sehwag 35, Ex 0)
  • Drinks: India - 398/8 in 128.1 overs (SC Ganguly 53)
  • India: 400 runs in 128.5 overs (783 balls), Extras 19
  • South Africa 1st innings
  • Tea: South Africa - 25/1 in 7.0 overs (GC Smith 21, HM Amla 3)
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 15.3 overs (93 balls), Extras 0
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 82 balls (GC Smith 29, HM Amla 19, Ex 2)
  • GC Smith: 50 off 64 balls (6 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 83/1 in 24.0 overs (GC Smith 53, HM Amla 25)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 29.2 overs (179 balls), Extras 11
  • 2nd Wicket: 100 runs in 172 balls (GC Smith 46, HM Amla 42, Ex 15)
  • HM Amla: 50 off 125 balls (6 x 4)
  • End Of Day: South Africa - 144/1 in 41.0 overs (GC Smith 76, HM Amla 50)
  • Official Attendance: 9,853
  • India 2nd innings
  • 5 overs were lost in the day
Day 3
  • South Africa 1st innings
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 44.5 overs (276 balls), Extras 18
  • 2nd Wicket: 150 runs in 278 balls (GC Smith 72, HM Amla 60, Ex 18)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 178/3 in 56.0 overs (JH Kallis 2, AG Prince 0)
  • South Africa: 200 runs in 67.6 overs (416 balls), Extras 20
  • Lunch: South Africa - 206/3 in 71.0 overs (JH Kallis 18, AG Prince 9)
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 160 balls (JH Kallis 25, AG Prince 22, Ex 4)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 244/3 in 86.0 overs (JH Kallis 42, AG Prince 22)
  • South Africa: 250 runs in 88.1 overs (539 balls), Extras 22
  • JH Kallis: 50 off 117 balls (8 x 4)
  • Tea: South Africa - 283/6 in 102.0 overs (MV Boucher 14, SM Pollock 1)
  • South Africa: 300 runs in 106.1 overs (648 balls), Extras 26
  • New Ball Taken: South Africa 326/6 after 115.1 overs (MV Boucher 34, SM Pollock 18)
  • 7th Wicket: 50 runs in 90 balls (MV Boucher 21, SM Pollock 22, Ex 10)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 341/6 in 117.0 overs (MV Boucher 40, SM Pollock 22)
  • Ground Delay: South Africa - 341/6 in 117.2 overs (MV Boucher 40, SM Pollock 22)
  • South Africa: 350 runs in 119.4 overs (732 balls), Extras 34
  • MV Boucher: 50 off 96 balls (6 x 4)
  • India 2nd innings
  • Official Attendance: 10,375
Day 4
  • Drinks: India - 32/2 in 11.0 overs (R Dravid 7, SC Ganguly 17)
  • India: 50 runs in 14.4 overs (89 balls), Extras 2
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 93 balls (R Dravid 20, SC Ganguly 30, Ex 2)
  • Lunch: India - 73/2 in 25.0 overs (R Dravid 30, SC Ganguly 35)
  • India: 100 runs in 37.1 overs (224 balls), Extras 2
  • Drinks: India - 100/3 in 39.0 overs (R Dravid 42, SR Tendulkar 4)
  • Tea: India - 121/6 in 51.3 overs (KD Karthik 1)
  • India: 150 runs in 60.2 overs (363 balls), Extras 6
  • Drinks: India - 169/9 in 63.6 overs (KD Karthik 38)
  • India 2nd Innings: 1x7 ball over (64th over, DW Steyn, called by Umpire Asad Rauf)
  • South Africa 2nd innings
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 15.4 overs (95 balls), Extras 2
  • End Of Day: South Africa - 55/2 in 16.2 overs (GC Smith 21)
  • Official Attendance: 7,156
  • 7 overs were lost in the day
Day 5
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 25.5 overs (156 balls), Extras 3
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 59 balls (GC Smith 25, SM Pollock 24, Ex 1)
  • Rain: South Africa - 111/2 in 27.0 overs (GC Smith 49, SM Pollock 25)
  • GC Smith: 50 off 74 balls (6 x 4)
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 43.5 overs (266 balls), Extras 7
  • Tea: South Africa - 162/4 in 48.0 overs (JH Kallis 14, AG Prince 13)
  • Official Attendance: 8,136
  • 31 overs were lost in the day due a rain delay
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 119 balls (JH Kallis 17, AG Prince 25, Ex 8)
  • South Africa: 200 runs in 58.5 overs (358 balls), Extras 13
  • W Jaffer passed 1000 Test runs
  • JH Kallis became the first South African to take 100 Test catches
  • GC Smith passed 4000 Test runs
  • Test Match Commentators: Sajan Nair, George Binoy, Sriram Veera and Siddhartha Vaidyanathan
  • Test Match Scorer: Klaus-Peter Munch