result
1st Test, Ahmedabad, Nov 20 - Nov 23 1996, South Africa tour of India
223 & 190
(38.5 ov, target 170)244 & 105
India won by 64 runs
player of the match
India 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Sanjay Manjrekar  b Adams34941144036.17
Nayan Mongia lbw b de Villiers918332050.00
Rahul Dravid lbw b Symcox24981243024.49
Sachin Tendulkar (c)c Rhodes b Symcox4264807065.63
Mohammad Azharuddin run out (Rhodes)3579915044.30
VVS Laxman lbw b Donald1143621025.58
Sunil Joshi c Hudson b Donald1660791026.67
Javagal Srinath c Cullinan b Donald1446591030.43
Anil Kumble c Kirsten b Donald1754713031.48
Venkatesh Prasad c Donald b de Villiers937540024.32
Narendra Hirwani not out 036000.00
Extras(lb 9, nb 3)12
TOTAL(99 Ov, RR: 2.25)223
Fall of wickets: 1-22 (Nayan Mongia), 2-63 (Sanjay Manjrekar), 3-98 (Rahul Dravid), 4-129 (Sachin Tendulkar), 5-159 (Mohammad Azharuddin), 6-165 (VVS Laxman), 7-193 (Javagal Srinath), 8-196 (Sunil Joshi), 9-221 (Venkatesh Prasad), 10-223 (Anil Kumble)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Allan Donald27143741.37---00
Fanie de Villiers1855523.06---00
Brian McMillan1142001.82---03
Hansie Cronje53801.60---00
Paul Adams1724612.71---00
Pat Symcox2154822.29---00
South Africa 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Gary Kirsten st †Mongia b Kumble1747622036.17
Andrew Hudson lbw b Kumble2380933028.75
Daryll Cullinan lbw b Joshi4375974157.33
Hansie Cronje (c)lbw b Hirwani1890012.50
Jonty Rhodes c Manjrekar b Joshi1438470036.84
Brian McMillan  b Joshi823430034.78
David Richardson  b Hirwani429230013.79
Pat Symcox lbw b Joshi32811051139.51
Fanie de Villiers not out 671361895149.26
Allan Donald  b Srinath1764892026.56
Paul Adams c Azharuddin b Srinath1770014.29
Extras(b 7, lb 9, nb 1)17
TOTAL(98.1 Ov, RR: 2.48)244
Fall of wickets: 1-29 (Gary Kirsten), 2-46 (Andrew Hudson), 3-49 (Hansie Cronje), 4-95 (Jonty Rhodes), 5-102 (Daryll Cullinan), 6-113 (David Richardson), 7-119 (Brian McMillan), 8-182 (Pat Symcox), 9-242 (Allan Donald), 10-244 (Paul Adams)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Javagal Srinath19.174722.45---01
Venkatesh Prasad922402.67---00
Anil Kumble3167622.45---00
Sunil Joshi2444341.79---00
Narendra Hirwani1533822.53---00
India 2nd INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Sanjay Manjrekar c Hudson b Donald520220025.00
Nayan Mongia c †Richardson b Donald522370022.73
Rahul Dravid lbw b Symcox341101495030.91
Sachin Tendulkar (c)c Rhodes b McMillan733431021.21
Mohammad Azharuddin c McMillan b Donald2442613057.14
VVS Laxman lbw b Adams511251706040.80
Sunil Joshi c McMillan b Symcox1351591025.49
Javagal Srinath lbw b de Villiers1660016.67
Anil Kumble not out 3061824049.18
Venkatesh Prasad c McMillan b Adams021000.00
Narendra Hirwani c sub (DN Crookes) b Adams94620225.00
Extras(b 4, lb 4, nb 3)11
TOTAL(79.2 Ov, RR: 2.39)190
Fall of wickets: 1-10 (Sanjay Manjrekar), 2-15 (Nayan Mongia), 3-38 (Sachin Tendulkar), 4-82 (Mohammad Azharuddin), 5-91 (Rahul Dravid), 6-123 (Sunil Joshi), 7-124 (Javagal Srinath), 8-180 (VVS Laxman), 9-180 (Venkatesh Prasad), 10-190 (Narendra Hirwani)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Allan Donald1533232.13---02
Fanie de Villiers1744512.65---00
Brian McMillan941812.00---00
Pat Symcox2284722.14---00
Hansie Cronje721001.43---00
Paul Adams9.243033.21---01
South Africa 2nd INNINGS (target: 170 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Andrew Hudson lbw b Srinath053000.00
Gary Kirsten lbw b Joshi2043842046.51
Daryll Cullinan c †Mongia b Srinath011000.00
Hansie Cronje (c)not out 481221726039.34
Brian McMillan c Joshi b Kumble1723272073.91
David Richardson c †Mongia b Srinath726381026.92
Jonty Rhodes lbw b Srinath011000.00
Pat Symcox  b Kumble0411000.00
Fanie de Villiers c Azharuddin b Kumble042000.00
Allan Donald  b Srinath43510133.33
Paul Adams  b Srinath011000.00
Extras(b 1, lb 3, w 5)9
TOTAL(38.5 Ov, RR: 2.70)105
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Andrew Hudson), 2-0 (Daryll Cullinan), 3-40 (Gary Kirsten), 4-65 (Brian McMillan), 5-96 (David Richardson), 6-96 (Jonty Rhodes), 7-100 (Pat Symcox), 8-100 (Fanie de Villiers), 9-105 (Allan Donald), 10-105 (Paul Adams)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Javagal Srinath11.542161.77---50
Venkatesh Prasad701802.57---00
Anil Kumble1223432.83---00
Sunil Joshi812813.50---00
MATCH DETAILS
Sardar Patel (Gujarat) Stadium, Motera, Ahmedabad
TossIndia, elected to bat first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of India
Season1996/97
Player Of The Match
Javagal Srinath
Javagal Srinath
Series resultIndia led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTEST No. 1338
Match days - day match (5-day match)
Test debut
VVS Laxman
VVS Laxman
Umpires
England Image
George Sharp
India Image
Shyam Bansal
TV Umpire
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Amiesh Saheba
Match Referee
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John Reid
CLOSE OF PLAY
Wed, 20 Nov - day 1 -India 1st innings 215/8 (Anil Kumble 13*, Venkatesh Prasad 7*, null ov)
Thu, 21 Nov - day 2 -South Africa 1st innings 202/8 (Fanie de Villiers 40*, Allan Donald 2*, null ov)
Fri, 22 Nov - day 3 -India 2nd innings 172/7 (VVS Laxman 50*, Anil Kumble 22*, null ov)
Sat, 23 Nov - day 4 -South Africa 2nd innings 105/10 (38.5 ov) - end of match