2nd Test, Cape Town, April 27 - May 01, 2006, New Zealand tour of South Africa
593/8d & 121/3

Match drawn

Player Of The Match
New Zealand 1st Innings
South Africa 1st Innings
New Zealand 2nd Innings
Match Flow
New Zealand 1st Innings 
Michael Papps  b Nel2258733037.93
Peter Fulton c †Boucher b Steyn3662947058.06
Stephen Fleming (c) b Prince26242357631261.93
Scott Styris c Dippenaar b Ntini1121371052.38
Nathan Astle lbw b Ntini50711146070.42
Jacob Oram run out (Prince/Smith)1344621029.54
Brendon McCullum lbw b Ntini514221035.71
Daniel Vettori c Nel b Ntini1113161084.61
James Franklin not out 12226835914145.52
Jeetan Patel not out 2731633087.09
Extras(b 3, lb 15, nb 15, w 1)34
TOTAL165 Ov (RR: 3.59, 706 Mins)593/8d
Did not bat: Chris Martin 
Fall of wickets: 1-50 (Michael Papps, 17.3 ov), 2-62 (Peter Fulton, 21.2 ov), 3-82 (Scott Styris, 28.5 ov), 4-188 (Nathan Astle, 54.3 ov), 5-237 (Jacob Oram, 71.2 ov), 6-259 (Brendon McCullum, 76.5 ov), 7-279 (Daniel Vettori, 80.3 ov), 8-535 (Stephen Fleming, 151.6 ov)
Makhaya Ntini43516243.7617417202
28.5 to SB Styris, Ntini strikes, short delivery angled in, Styris uncertain jumps up and fends at it, climbs up on him, gets the edge to Dippenaar at first slip, who takes an easy catch. 82/3
54.3 to NJ Astle, Ntini picks up his second wicket, angling in from outside the off stump, Astle caught in the crease, plays down the wrong line, strikes the pad, loud appeal, given by the Umpire.. 188/4
76.5 to BB McCullum, Ntini picks up his 3rd wicket, good delivery pitched outside the off stump, comes in with the angle, McCullum caught in the crease, plays down the wrong line, gets hit on the pad in line with the stumps, loud appeal, given by the Umpire. 259/6
80.3 to DL Vettori, Ntini strikes, short of length delivery outside the off stump moving away, Vettori looks to pull to the midwicket fence, mistimes the shot to mid on, where Nel moves to his right and takes the catch. 279/7
Dale Steyn31411413.67139130111
21.2 to PG Fulton, Steyn strikes, excellent delivery back of a length, just moves away slightly, Fulton on the back foot, gets an edge, Boucher dives full length to his right and takes the catch one handed, wonderful effort.. 62/2
Andre Nel2739813.6211816001
17.3 to MHW Papps, First strike for Nel and South Africa, good length delivery pitched outside the off stump, seams in a long way, Papps comes forward, misjudges it completely, lets it go, the ball knocks the top of off stump.. 50/1
Jacques Kallis1544503.00716001
Nicky Boje2948903.061319100
Graeme Smith1726103.58647000
Hashim Amla10404.0030000
Ashwell Prince20211.00100000
151.6 to SP Fleming, Fleming goes after a wonderful knock, tossed up full outside the off stump, spins in, Fleming drives, gets an inside edge, drags it on to his stumps.. 535/8
South Africa 1st Innings 
Graeme Smith (c)c & b Patel2540592062.50
Boeta Dippenaar  b Patel471111514042.34
Hashim Amla lbw b Vettori14931740820047.00
Jacques Kallis c Martin b Oram711701917041.76
Ashwell Prince not out 1082864009037.76
AB de Villiers c Papps b Patel1323292056.52
Mark Boucher c Fleming b Franklin33761044043.42
Nicky Boje lbw b Franklin011000.00
Andre Nel lbw b Franklin1253671022.64
Dale Steyn st †McCullum b Vettori1340582032.50
Makhaya Ntini run out (Astle/†McCullum)1116161068.75
Extras(b 15, lb 10, nb 5)30
TOTAL188 Ov (RR: 2.72, 746 Mins)512
Fall of wickets: 1-36 (Graeme Smith, 12.3 ov), 2-108 (Boeta Dippenaar, 39.6 ov), 3-252 (Jacques Kallis, 90.2 ov), 4-344 (Hashim Amla, 121.4 ov), 5-361 (AB de Villiers, 128.5 ov), 6-435 (Mark Boucher, 154.4 ov), 7-435 (Nicky Boje, 154.5 ov), 8-462 (Andre Nel, 171.1 ov), 9-495 (Dale Steyn, 183.3 ov), 10-512 (Makhaya Ntini, 187.6 ov)
Chris Martin2076203.109610000
James Franklin3359532.8715211001
154.4 to MV Boucher, Boucher goes, short of length delivery wide outside the off stump, moves away slightly, Boucher looks to pull to the midwicket fence, gets the edge to Fleming at first slip, who takes the catch way over his head, wonderful catch.. 435/6
154.5 to N Boje, Boje goes first ball, excellent delivery, swinging in from outside the off stump, Boje caught in the crease, tries to play to the on side, misses the line, strikes the pad in line with the middle and leg, loud appeal, given by the Umpire.. 435/7
171.1 to A Nel, Franklin picks up his 3rd wicket of the morning, this time with the new ball, full ball pitches on the stumps, swinging, Nel looks to drive, misses the line, strikes him low on the pads in front of the stumps, loud appeal, given by the Umpire. 462/8
Daniel Vettori631014722.332799002
121.4 to HM Amla, Oh no! good ball bowled from wide off the crease, quicker one, the arm ball, Amla comes forward and plays down the wrong line, strikes the pad, loud appeal, given by the Umpire, who raises his finger immediately.. 344/4
183.3 to DW Steyn, Steyn goes, good flighted delivery, draws Steyn out of the crease, uses his feet and looks to play to the on side, the spin beats the outside off the bat, McCullum behind the stumps collects the ball and whips off the bails, excellent work.. 495/9
Jeetan Patel42811732.7819015001
12.3 to GC Smith, Patel gets his first wicket in test cricket, tossed up full outside the off stump, Smith pushes at it, lobs back to Patel, who takes the catch high over his head, referred to the third Umpire, Out comes up on the big screen, Smith has to go.. 36/1
39.6 to HH Dippenaar, Patel gets his second wicket, tossed up too wide, spins in, Dippenaar cuts, gets the bottom edge, drags it on to the stumps.. 108/2
128.5 to AB de Villiers, got him, good delivery tossed up outside the off stump, de Villiers comes forward and defends, gets the edge on to the pads and then pops up to Papps at short leg, who takes the catch low down. Jeetan Patel picks up his 3rd wicket.. 361/5
Scott Styris1023303.30413001
Jacob Oram18102411.33963000
90.2 to JH Kallis, Kallis goes, wicket out of the blue, short of a length delivery, Kallis looks to pull to midwicket fence, gets a leading edge, the ball goes high in the air towards mid on, where Martin moves to his left and takes the catch.. 252/3
Nathan Astle20904.5071000
New Zealand 2nd Innings 
Michael Papps c Prince b Steyn2028364071.42
Peter Fulton c Kallis b Ntini1139542028.20
Scott Styris not out 54751299072.00
Nathan Astle c Smith b Kallis1445602031.11
Jacob Oram not out 839511020.51
Extras(b 1, lb 9, nb 4)14
TOTAL37 Ov (RR: 3.27, 166 Mins)121/3
Fall of wickets: 1-34 (Michael Papps, 8.1 ov), 2-41 (Peter Fulton, 11.6 ov), 3-81 (Nathan Astle, 24.6 ov)
Dale Steyn932612.88454003
8.1 to MHW Papps, Steyn strikes, excellent delivery short of a length outside the off stump, moves away, Papps on the move backwards, edges the ball in the air to Prince at fourth slip, who takes an excellent catch to his left, the ball was travelling. Prince was in the air when he took that catch, splendid effort. 34/1
Makhaya Ntini822513.12384001
11.6 to PG Fulton, Ntini set him up with a few short ones and then delivered a good length delivery, Fulton drives away from his body, gets the edge in the air to Kallis at second slip takes an easy catch, straight into his hands.. 41/2
Andre Nel1024104.10438000
Jacques Kallis53511.00270000
24.6 to NJ Astle, Kallis strikes, short of length delivery outside the off stump, bit of movement away, Astle gets into a tangle, tries to play to the on side, gets a leading edge, the ball goes in the air towards cover, where Smith waits for the catch and takes it.. 81/3
Nicky Boje511402.80242000
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Thu, 27 Apr - day 1 - New Zealand 1st innings 265/6 (Stephen Fleming 114*, Daniel Vettori 1*, 78 ov)
Fri, 28 Apr - day 2 - New Zealand 1st innings 535/8 (James Franklin 93*, 152 ov)
Sat, 29 Apr - day 3 - South Africa 1st innings 155/2 (Hashim Amla 50*, Jacques Kallis 25*, 61.5 ov)
Sun, 30 Apr - day 4 - South Africa 1st innings 427/5 (Ashwell Prince 70*, Mark Boucher 26*, 151 ov)
Mon, 01 May - day 5 - New Zealand 2nd innings 121/3 (37 ov) - end of match
Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4
Day 5
  • 450 up in 497 mins off 979 balls including 46 fours
  • New ball taken at the start of the 171st over
  • AG Prince 100 in 262 mins off 259 balls including 9 fours
  • 500 up in 739 mins off 1117 balls including 51 fours
  • New Zealand 2nd Innings
  • 50 up in 70 mins off 92 balls including 7 fours
  • Official Attendance Day 4 : 4,044
  • 100 up in 139 mins off 185 balls including 15 fours
  • SB Styris 50 in 120 mins off 66 balls including 9 fours
Newlands, Cape Town
TossSouth Africa, elected to field first
Player Of The Match
New Zealand
Stephen Fleming
Series resultSouth Africa led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1800
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Jeetan Patel
Jeetan Patel
TV Umpire
Match Referee