result
2nd Test, Kolkata, Nov 27 - Dec 1 1996, South Africa tour of India
428 & 367/3d
(target 467)329 & 137
South Africa won by 329 runs
Player Of The Match
102 & 133
gary-kirsten
South Africa 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Andrew Hudson  b Prasad14624431724059.83
Gary Kirsten  b Srinath10217024414060.00
Herschelle Gibbs lbw b Prasad311121577027.67
Daryll Cullinan lbw b Prasad43801307053.75
Hansie Cronje (c)c †Mongia b Srinath418221022.22
Brian McMillan lbw b Prasad023000.00
David Richardson not out 3660854060.00
Lance Klusener  b Prasad1020251050.00
Pat Symcox  b Prasad1321410161.90
Allan Donald c Laxman b Kumble023000.00
Paul Adams  b Kumble4860050.00
Extras(b 6, lb 24, nb 9)39
TOTAL(121.1 Ov, RR: 3.53)428
Fall of wickets: 1-236 (Gary Kirsten), 2-296 (Andrew Hudson), 3-346 (Herschelle Gibbs), 4-361 (Hansie Cronje), 5-362 (Brian McMillan), 6-363 (Daryll Cullinan), 7-379 (Lance Klusener), 8-421 (Pat Symcox), 9-422 (Allan Donald), 10-428 (Paul Adams)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Javagal Srinath37710722.89---02
Venkatesh Prasad35610462.97---05
Sunil Joshi1214804.00---01
Sourav Ganguly311003.33---00
Anil Kumble20.117823.86---00
Narendra Hirwani1425103.64---00
India 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Nayan Mongia run out (Gibbs)3568885051.47
Rahul Dravid c Hudson b McMillan3148785064.58
Sourav Ganguly  b McMillan617241035.29
Sachin Tendulkar (c) b Donald1862913029.03
Mohammad Azharuddin c & b Adams10977132181141.55
VVS Laxman  b Donald1435552040.00
Sunil Joshi run out (Donald)49141044.44
Javagal Srinath  b Donald1144511025.00
Anil Kumble run out (Gibbs)8812416813070.96
Venkatesh Prasad c †Richardson b Adams11050010.00
Narendra Hirwani not out 023000.00
Extras(lb 5, nb 7)12
TOTAL(81.2 Ov, RR: 4.04)329
Fall of wickets: 1-68 (Rahul Dravid), 2-71 (Nayan Mongia), 3-77 (Sourav Ganguly), 3-87, 4-114 (VVS Laxman), 5-119 (Sachin Tendulkar), 6-119 (Sunil Joshi), 7-161 (Javagal Srinath), 8-322 (Mohammad Azharuddin), 9-324 (Venkatesh Prasad), 10-329 (Anil Kumble)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Allan Donald21.247233.37---00
Lance Klusener1417505.35---08
Paul Adams1316925.30---00
Brian McMillan1645223.25---00
Hansie Cronje631302.16---00
Pat Symcox1114303.90---00
South Africa 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Andrew Hudson retired hurt 627441022.22
Gary Kirsten run out (Joshi)13319631718067.85
Herschelle Gibbs c Dravid b Srinath912242075.00
Daryll Cullinan not out 15326136415158.62
Hansie Cronje (c)c & b Kumble3437515091.89
Brian McMillan not out 1735532048.57
Extras(b 1, lb 11, nb 2, w 1)15
TOTAL(93.2 Ov, RR: 3.93)367/3d
Fall of wickets: 0-18* (Andrew Hudson, retired hurt), 1-39 (Herschelle Gibbs), 2-251 (Gary Kirsten), 3-306 (Hansie Cronje)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Javagal Srinath24.2210114.15---01
Venkatesh Prasad1506304.20---01
Anil Kumble32410113.15---10
Narendra Hirwani1114003.63---00
Sunil Joshi1105004.54---00
India 2nd INNINGS (target: 467 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Nayan Mongia c Cullinan b Klusener857801014.03
Rahul Dravid  b McMillan231271913018.11
Sourav Ganguly c †Richardson b Klusener042000.00
Sachin Tendulkar (c)c Kirsten b Symcox22528008.00
VVS Laxman  b Klusener15110020.00
Mohammad Azharuddin c McMillan b Klusener5255829094.54
Sunil Joshi c McMillan b Klusener1880012.50
Anil Kumble  b Klusener1722482077.27
Javagal Srinath c McMillan b Klusener1924312079.16
Venkatesh Prasad not out 33900100.00
Narendra Hirwani  b Klusener021000.00
Extras(lb 2, nb 9)11
TOTAL(53.3 Ov, RR: 2.56)137
Fall of wickets: 1-17 (Nayan Mongia), 2-18 (Sourav Ganguly), 3-27 (Sachin Tendulkar), 4-28 (VVS Laxman), 5-88 (Rahul Dravid), 6-92 (Sunil Joshi), 7-97 (Mohammad Azharuddin), 8-132 (Javagal Srinath), 9-137 (Anil Kumble), 10-137 (Narendra Hirwani)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Brian McMillan1983311.73---02
Lance Klusener21.346482.97---010
Hansie Cronje741001.42---00
Pat Symcox612814.66---00
MATCH DETAILS
Eden Gardens, Calcutta
TossSouth Africa, elected to bat first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of India
Season1996/97
Player Of The Match
Gary Kirsten
Gary Kirsten
Series result3-match series level 1-1
Match numberTest no. 1341
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Herschelle Gibbs
Herschelle Gibbs
Lance Klusener
Lance Klusener
Umpires
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B.C. Cooray
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V.K.Ramaswamy
TV Umpire
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Subroto Porel
Match Referee
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John Reid
CLOSE OF PLAY
Wed, 27 Nov - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 339/2 (Herschelle Gibbs 28*, Daryll Cullinan 29*)
Thu, 28 Nov - day 2 - India 1st innings 152/6 (Javagal Srinath 9*, Anil Kumble 24*)
Fri, 29 Nov - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 160/1 (Gary Kirsten 82*, Daryll Cullinan 60*)
Sat, 30 Nov - day 4 - India 2nd innings 59/4 (Rahul Dravid 18*, Mohammad Azharuddin 25*)
Sun, 01 Dec - day 5 - India 2nd innings 137 (53.3 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 1
  • Hudson dropped once by Ganguly and once by Mongia off Srinath in the first session. Highest opening partnership at the Eden Gardens.
Day 3
  • M Azharuddin (1) retired hurt on 6* from 87/3 to 161/7
  • Azharuddin hits five consecutive fours off Klusener in the 61st over of the innings.
  • AC Hudson retired hurt at 18/0
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