result
2nd Test, Durban, Dec 26 - 30 2010, India tour of South Africa
205 & 228
(72.3 ov, target 303)131 & 215
India won by 87 runs
player of the match
India 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Virender Sehwag c Kallis b Steyn2532474078.13
Murali Vijay c †Boucher b Steyn1942592045.24
Rahul Dravid c †Boucher b Steyn25681213036.76
Sachin Tendulkar c Kallis b Tsotsobe1322423059.09
VVS Laxman c Tsotsobe b Steyn3873944152.05
Cheteshwar Pujara c †Boucher b Tsotsobe1945543042.22
MS Dhoni (c)†c Petersen b Steyn35571083161.40
Harbhajan Singh c de Villiers b Steyn2139482053.85
Zaheer Khan c †Boucher b Morkel057000.00
Ishant Sharma not out 19180011.11
Sreesanth c †Boucher b Morkel013000.00
Extras(b 1, lb 2, nb 2, w 4)9
TOTAL(65.1 Ov, RR: 3.14)205
Fall of wickets: 1-43 (Virender Sehwag, 10.4 ov), 2-48 (Murali Vijay, 12.5 ov), 3-79 (Sachin Tendulkar, 19.5 ov), 4-117 (Rahul Dravid, 36.6 ov), 5-130 (VVS Laxman, 40.6 ov), 6-156 (Cheteshwar Pujara, 49.4 ov), 7-190 (Harbhajan Singh, 60.2 ov), 8-193 (Zaheer Khan, 61.6 ov), 9-205 (MS Dhoni, 64.5 ov), 10-205 (Sreesanth, 65.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dale Steyn1965062.63904200
Morne Morkel19.136823.558811002
Lonwabo Tsotsobe1134023.64506010
Jacques Kallis821802.25381010
Paul Harris812603.25342000
South Africa 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Alviro Petersen  b Khan2439543061.54
Graeme Smith (c)c †Dhoni b Khan911222081.82
Hashim Amla lbw b Harbhajan Singh33461065071.74
Jacques Kallis run out (Sharma)1017272058.82
AB de Villiers c †Dhoni b Sreesanth057000.00
Ashwell Prince  b Khan1346482028.26
Mark Boucher not out 1624602066.67
Dale Steyn c Dravid b Harbhajan Singh11111009.09
Paul Harris c Pujara b Harbhajan Singh054000.00
Morne Morkel c Harbhajan Singh b Sharma1030301033.33
Lonwabo Tsotsobe c Vijay b Harbhajan Singh024000.00
Extras(lb 2, nb 12, w 1)15
TOTAL(37.2 Ov, RR: 3.50, 192 Mts)131
Fall of wickets: 1-23 (Graeme Smith, 4.6 ov), 2-46 (Alviro Petersen, 10.3 ov), 3-67 (Jacques Kallis, 15.2 ov), 4-74 (AB de Villiers, 16.4 ov), 5-96 (Hashim Amla, 25.1 ov), 6-100 (Ashwell Prince, 26.4 ov), 7-103 (Dale Steyn, 29.1 ov), 8-103 (Paul Harris, 29.6 ov), 9-127 (Morne Morkel, 36.4 ov), 10-131 (Lonwabo Tsotsobe, 37.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Zaheer Khan1323632.77595000
Sreesanth804115.13336015
Ishant Sharma924214.67385007
Harbhajan Singh7.221041.36381000
India 2nd INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Virender Sehwag c †Boucher b Tsotsobe32314360103.23
Murali Vijay c Amla b Morkel927541033.33
Rahul Dravid c †Boucher b Tsotsobe27170028.57
Sachin Tendulkar c de Villiers b Steyn610221060.00
VVS Laxman c †Boucher b Steyn9617128012056.14
Cheteshwar Pujara  b Morkel1056811017.86
MS Dhoni (c)†c †Boucher b Tsotsobe2135524060.00
Harbhajan Singh c Kallis b Morkel47100057.14
Zaheer Khan c de Villiers b Harris2763874042.86
Ishant Sharma c Amla b Kallis01622000.00
Sreesanth not out 0210000.00
Extras(b 8, lb 4, w 9)21
TOTAL(70.5 Ov, RR: 3.21, 342 Mts)228
Fall of wickets: 1-42 (Virender Sehwag, 9.1 ov), 2-44 (Murali Vijay, 10.3 ov), 3-48 (Rahul Dravid, 11.2 ov), 4-56 (Sachin Tendulkar, 14.1 ov), 5-93 (Cheteshwar Pujara, 31.5 ov), 6-141 (MS Dhoni, 41.6 ov), 7-148 (Harbhajan Singh, 44.1 ov), 8-218 (Zaheer Khan, 63.4 ov), 9-223 (Ishant Sharma, 68.5 ov), 10-228 (VVS Laxman, 70.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dale Steyn15.516023.796910020
Morne Morkel1514733.13695040
Lonwabo Tsotsobe1334333.31576010
Jacques Kallis1323012.31623010
Paul Harris1423612.57645000
South Africa 2nd INNINGS (target: 303 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Graeme Smith (c)c †Dhoni b Sreesanth3738625097.37
Alviro Petersen c Pujara b Harbhajan Singh2645784057.78
Hashim Amla c †Dhoni b Sreesanth16161930100.00
Jacques Kallis c Sehwag b Sreesanth1752772032.69
AB de Villiers lbw b Harbhajan Singh33761030143.42
Ashwell Prince not out 391081813036.11
Mark Boucher lbw b Khan16120016.67
Dale Steyn c Pujara b Khan1024252041.67
Paul Harris  b Khan728580025.00
Morne Morkel c †Dhoni b Sharma2047483042.55
Lonwabo Tsotsobe run out (Pujara)024000.00
Extras(lb 1, nb 8)9
TOTAL(72.3 Ov, RR: 2.96, 338 Mts)215
Fall of wickets: 1-63 (Graeme Smith, 12.1 ov), 2-82 (Alviro Petersen, 15.4 ov), 3-82 (Hashim Amla, 16.2 ov), 4-123 (Jacques Kallis, 34.2 ov), 5-136 (AB de Villiers, 39.6 ov), 6-143 (Mark Boucher, 42.4 ov), 7-155 (Dale Steyn, 48.5 ov), 8-182 (Paul Harris, 60.2 ov), 9-215 (Morne Morkel, 72.1 ov), 10-215 (Lonwabo Tsotsobe, 72.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Zaheer Khan1735733.35748000
Ishant Sharma11.303613.13533006
Sreesanth1424533.21615002
Harbhajan Singh2957022.411315100
Sachin Tendulkar10606.0031000
MATCH DETAILS
Kingsmead, Durban
TossSouth Africa, elected to field first
SeriesIndia tour of South Africa
Season2010/11
Player Of The Match
VVS Laxman
VVS Laxman
Series result3-match series level 1-1
Match numberTest no. 1987
Hours of play (local time)9.30am start, Lunch 12.00-12.40, Tea 14.40-15.00, Close 17.30
Match days26,27,28,29 December 2010 - day match (5-day match)
Umpires
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Asad Rauf
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Steve Davis
TV Umpire
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Johan Cloete
Reserve Umpire
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Shaun George
Match Referee
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Andy Pycroft
CLOSE OF PLAY
Sun, 26 Dec - day 1 -India 1st innings 183/6 (MS Dhoni 20*, Harbhajan Singh 15*, 56 ov)
Mon, 27 Dec - day 2 -India 2nd innings 92/4 (VVS Laxman 23*, Cheteshwar Pujara 10*, 30.5 ov)
Tue, 28 Dec - day 3 -South Africa 2nd innings 111/3 (Jacques Kallis 12*, AB de Villiers 17*, 27 ov)
Wed, 29 Dec - day 4 -South Africa 2nd innings 215/10 (72.3 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 1
  • India 1st innings
  • Wet Ground: India - 0/0
  • Rain: India - 0/0
  • Wet Ground: India - 0/0
  • Drinks: India - 43/1 in 10.4 overs (M Vijay 15)
  • India: 50 runs in 13.1 overs (79 balls), Extras 3
  • Lunch: India - 74/2 in 19.0 overs (R Dravid 14, SR Tendulkar 13)
  • India: 100 runs in 30.2 overs (184 balls), Extras 6
  • Drinks: India - 109/3 in 31.0 overs (R Dravid 23, VVS Laxman 23)
  • India: 150 runs in 46.5 overs (283 balls), Extras 8
  • Tea: India - 168/6 in 53.0 overs (MS Dhoni 18, Harbhajan Singh 2)
  • Bad Light: India - 183/6 in 56.0 overs (MS Dhoni 20, Harbhajan Singh 15)
  • End Of Day: India - 183/6 in 56.0 overs (MS Dhoni 20, Harbhajan Singh 15)
  • South Africa 2nd innings
  • Attendance: 12,018
Day 2
  • India 1st innings
  • India: 200 runs in 62.6 overs (380 balls), Extras 9
  • Innings Break: India - 205/10 in 65.1 overs (I Sharma 1)
  • South Africa 1st innings
  • Drinks: South Africa - 45/1 in 10.0 overs (AN Petersen 24, HM Amla 9)
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 11.2 overs (70 balls), Extras 3
  • Lunch: South Africa - 74/4 in 16.4 overs (HM Amla 24)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 26.2 overs (167 balls), Extras 11
  • Innings Break: South Africa - 131/10 in 37.2 overs (MV Boucher 16)
  • Tea: South Africa - 131/10 in 37.2 overs (MV Boucher 16)
  • India 2nd innings
  • India: 50 runs in 11.5 overs (71 balls), Extras 1
  • Drinks: India - 76/4 in 21.0 overs (VVS Laxman 12, CA Pujara 6)
  • Bad Light: India - 92/4 in 30.5 overs (VVS Laxman 23, CA Pujara 10)
  • End Of Day: India - 92/4 in 30.5 overs (VVS Laxman 23, CA Pujara 10)
  • South Africa 2nd innings
  • Attendance: 10,154
Day 3
  • India 2nd innings
  • India: 100 runs in 33.2 overs (200 balls), Extras 12
  • Drinks: India - 141/5 in 41.0 overs (VVS Laxman 44, MS Dhoni 21)
  • India: 150 runs in 44.6 overs (270 balls), Extras 17
  • VVS Laxman: 50 off 95 balls (8 x 4)
  • Drinks: India - 170/7 in 51.0 overs (VVS Laxman 58, Z Khan 9)
  • 8th Wicket: 50 runs in 83 balls (VVS Laxman 29, Z Khan 17, Ex 4)
  • India: 200 runs in 59.1 overs (355 balls), Extras 21
  • Lunch: India - 218/7 in 62.0 overs (VVS Laxman 86, Z Khan 27)
  • Innings Break: India - 228/10 in 70.5 overs (S Sreesanth 0)
  • South Africa 2nd innings
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 9.5 overs (61 balls), Extras 2
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 61 balls (GC Smith 34, AN Petersen 15, Ex 2)
  • Tea: South Africa - 70/1 in 13.0 overs (AN Petersen 24, HM Amla 6)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 23.2 overs (143 balls), Extras 3
  • Drinks: South Africa - 103/3 in 25.0 overs (JH Kallis 6, AB de Villiers 15)
  • Bad Light: South Africa - 111/3 in 27.0 overs (JH Kallis 12, AB de Villiers 17)
  • End Of Day: South Africa - 111/3 in 27.0 overs (JH Kallis 12, AB de Villiers 17)
  • Attendance: 8,442
Day 4
  • Drinks: South Africa - 134/4 in 39.0 overs (AB de Villiers 31, AG Prince 3)
  • South Africa 2nd innings: 1x5 ball over (43rd over, bowled by Z Khan, called by Umpire SJ Davis)
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 46.3 overs (282 balls), Extras 4
  • Drinks: South Africa - 155/7 in 48.5 overs (AG Prince 11)
  • Lunch: South Africa - 182/7 in 59.0 overs (AG Prince 28, PL Harris 7)
  • South Africa: 200 runs in 66.3 overs (405 balls), Extras 8
  • Drinks: South Africa - 215/9 in 72.1 overs (AG Prince 39)
  • Attendance: 5,155