result
2nd Test, Durban, Feb 26 - Mar 2 1998, Pakistan tour of South Africa
259 & 226
(88.2 ov, target 255)231 & 225
Pakistan won by 29 runs
player of the match
Pakistan 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Saeed Anwar lbw b Donald43841367051.19
Aamer Sohail (c)c †Boucher b Pollock1739452043.58
Ijaz Ahmed c de Villiers b Pollock210180020.00
Mohammad Wasim c Kallis b Donald1228340042.85
Mohammad Yousuf c †Boucher b Donald515240033.33
Moin Khan c Donald b de Villiers2536474069.44
Azhar Mahmood  b Donald13216319824080.98
Mushtaq Ahmed c Kallis b Klusener218240011.11
Waqar Younis c Hudson b Donald621271028.57
Shoaib Akhtar c †Boucher b Klusener621821028.57
Fazl-e-Akbar not out 01022000.00
Extras(b 2, lb 1, nb 4, w 2)9
TOTAL(73.2 Ov, RR: 3.53)259
Fall of wickets: 1-35 (Aamer Sohail, 10.3 ov), 2-37 (Ijaz Ahmed, 14.2 ov), 3-70 (Mohammad Wasim, 22.3 ov), 4-82 (Mohammad Yousuf, 28.2 ov), 5-89 (Saeed Anwar, 30.3 ov), 6-127 (Moin Khan, 39.2 ov), 7-142 (Mushtaq Ahmed, 44.6 ov), 8-153 (Waqar Younis, 51.4 ov), 9-233 (Shoaib Akhtar, 68.2 ov), 10-259 (Azhar Mahmood, 73.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Allan Donald19.247954.08---10
Fanie de Villiers1855513.05---11
Shaun Pollock1835523.05---02
Lance Klusener1836723.72---01
South Africa 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Adam Bacher c †Moin Khan b Fazl-e-Akbar1739631043.58
Gary Kirsten c Azhar Mahmood b Fazl-e-Akbar079000.00
Jacques Kallis  b Shoaib Akhtar431382196031.15
HD Ackerman c Mohammad Wasim b Mushtaq Ahmed571552286036.77
Andrew Hudson lbw b Shoaib Akhtar011000.00
Hansie Cronje (c)lbw b Mushtaq Ahmed322240013.63
Shaun Pollock not out 701061635266.03
Mark Boucher  b Shoaib Akhtar220260010.00
Lance Klusener  b Shoaib Akhtar651210120.00
Fanie de Villiers  b Shoaib Akhtar79161077.77
Allan Donald lbw b Mushtaq Ahmed1146671023.91
Extras(b 4, lb 2, nb 6, w 3)15
TOTAL(90 Ov, RR: 2.56)231
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Gary Kirsten, 1.6 ov), 2-32 (Adam Bacher, 11.6 ov), 3-115 (Jacques Kallis, 51.2 ov), 4-115 (Andrew Hudson, 51.3 ov), 5-120 (Hansie Cronje, 54.5 ov), 6-139 (HD Ackerman, 62.5 ov), 7-154 (Mark Boucher, 69.5 ov), 8-166 (Lance Klusener, 71.5 ov), 9-178 (Fanie de Villiers, 73.6 ov), 10-231 (Allan Donald, 89.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Waqar Younis1936303.31---02
Fazl-e-Akbar821622.00---01
Shoaib Akhtar1214353.58---10
Mushtaq Ahmed3297132.21---10
Azhar Mahmood1762801.64---12
Aamer Sohail20402.00---00
Pakistan 2nd INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Saeed Anwar lbw b Pollock11820931218056.45
Aamer Sohail (c)c †Boucher b Donald361131444031.85
Ijaz Ahmed  b de Villiers2465853036.92
Mohammad Wasim run out (Cronje)53410166.66
Mohammad Yousuf c †Boucher b Pollock12540004.00
Moin Khan lbw b Pollock514231035.71
Azhar Mahmood c †Boucher b Pollock11318007.69
Mushtaq Ahmed run out 2027393074.07
Waqar Younis c Klusener b Pollock01218000.00
Shoaib Akhtar not out 111100100.00
Fazl-e-Akbar c Klusener b Pollock032000.00
Extras(lb 7, nb 6, w 2)15
TOTAL(79.3 Ov, RR: 2.84)226
Fall of wickets: 1-101 (Aamer Sohail, 35.3 ov), 2-159 (Ijaz Ahmed, 54.2 ov), 3-164 (Mohammad Wasim, 54.5 ov), 4-182 (Mohammad Yousuf, 63.5 ov), 5-198 (Moin Khan, 69.3 ov), 6-203 (Saeed Anwar, 71.3 ov), 7-212 (Azhar Mahmood, 73.4 ov), 8-220 (Waqar Younis, 77.5 ov), 9-226 (Mushtaq Ahmed, 78.6 ov), 10-226 (Fazl-e-Akbar, 79.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Fanie de Villiers1615113.18---02
Allan Donald1032012.00---22
Shaun Pollock22.365062.22---01
Lance Klusener913203.55---03
Hansie Cronje502004.00---00
Jacques Kallis1714602.70---00
South Africa 2nd INNINGS (target: 255 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Gary Kirsten c sub (Rashid Latif) b Mushtaq Ahmed25771044032.46
Adam Bacher lbw b Fazl-e-Akbar057000.00
Jacques Kallis c †Moin Khan b Mushtaq Ahmed22891132024.71
HD Ackerman lbw b Mushtaq Ahmed1158731018.96
Andrew Hudson c Fazl-e-Akbar b Mushtaq Ahmed843671018.60
Hansie Cronje (c)c †Moin Khan b Waqar Younis1136561030.55
Shaun Pollock st †Moin Khan b Mushtaq Ahmed3038505078.94
Mark Boucher  b Waqar Younis521001287052.00
Lance Klusener lbw b Mushtaq Ahmed220770010.00
Fanie de Villiers not out 46671036068.65
Allan Donald lbw b Waqar Younis027000.00
Extras(lb 15, nb 3)18
TOTAL(88.2 Ov, RR: 2.54)225
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Adam Bacher, 1.4 ov), 2-42 (Gary Kirsten, 25.3 ov), 3-49 (Jacques Kallis, 29.5 ov), 4-76 (HD Ackerman, 43.4 ov), 5-79 (Andrew Hudson, 45.3 ov), 6-110 (Hansie Cronje, 56.3 ov), 7-120 (Shaun Pollock, 57.1 ov), 8-133 (Lance Klusener, 63.1 ov), 9-219 (Mark Boucher, 86.6 ov), 10-225 (Allan Donald, 88.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Waqar Younis17.216033.46---03
Fazl-e-Akbar521613.20---00
Shoaib Akhtar1102001.81---01
Mushtaq Ahmed37137862.10---00
Azhar Mahmood1141201.09---00
Aamer Sohail712403.42---00
MATCH DETAILS
Kingsmead, Durban
TossSouth Africa, elected to field first
SeriesPakistan tour of South Africa
Season1997/98
Player Of The Match
Mushtaq Ahmed
Mushtaq Ahmed
Series resultPakistan led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1403
Match daysday(5-day match)
Test debut
Fazl-e-Akbar
Fazl-e-Akbar
HD Ackerman
HD Ackerman
Mohammad Yousuf
Mohammad Yousuf
Umpires
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David Orchard
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Mervyn Kitchen
TV Umpire
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Rudi Koertzen
Match Referee
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John Reid
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 26 Feb - day 1 -South Africa 1st innings 23/1 (Adam Bacher 14*, Jacques Kallis 7*, 6 ov)
Fri, 27 Feb - day 2 -Pakistan 2nd innings 11 (Saeed Anwar 8*, Aamer Sohail 2*, 2 ov)
Sat, 28 Feb - day 3 -Pakistan 2nd innings 222/8 (Mushtaq Ahmed 16*, Shoaib Akhtar 1*, 78.1 ov)
Sun, 01 Mar - day 4 -South Africa 2nd innings 186/8 (Mark Boucher 36*, Fanie de Villiers 26*, 80 ov)
Mon, 02 Mar - day 5 -South Africa 2nd innings 225/10 (88.2 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 1
  • Lunch: Pak 81/3 (27 overs)
  • Tea: Pak 170/8 (55 overs)
  • Mahmood dropped by Donald on 91,
  • Record 9th wicket partnership between Azhar Mahmood and Shoaib Aktar of 80 for Kingsmead.
  • 8 overs lost through bad light.
Day 2
  • Lunch: SA 65/2 (33 overs)
  • Tea: SA 132/5 (59 overs)
Day 3
  • Lunch: Pak 98/0 (32 overs)
  • Tea: Pak 176/3 (59 overs)
  • Highest 1st wicket partnership (101) against South Africa since 1966/67 season
  • Mushtaq Ahmed dropped by Kallis on 9
Day 4
  • Lunch: RSA 37/1 (20 overs)
  • Tea: 91/5 (51 overs)
  • Catches dropped: * Kirsten on 21 by Sohail * Kallis on 14 by Wasim * Hudson on 2 by Wasim * de Villiers on 14 by Ijaz * Boucher on 18 by Latif
  • Lost 7 overs due to bad light
Day 5
  • Pakistan take 43 mins and 8.2 overs to wrap up the 2nd Test, and record their first ever Test win against South Africa