result
1st Test, Ahmedabad, Nov 20 - 24 1996, South Africa tour of India
223 & 190
(38.5 ov, target 170)244 & 105
India won by 64 runs
player of the match
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Scorecard summary
India223/10(99 overs)1st INNINGS
South Africa244/10(98.1 overs)1st INNINGS
India190/10(79.2 overs)2nd INNINGS
VVS Laxman51 (125)
Rahul Dravid34 (110)
Allan Donald3/32(15)
Paul Adams3/30(9.2)
South Africa105/10(38.5 overs)2nd INNINGS
Javagal Srinath6/21(11.5)
Anil Kumble3/34(12)
Match details
Narendra Modi 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
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George Sharp
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Shyam Bansal
TV Umpire
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Amiesh Saheba
Match Referee
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John Reid