1st Test, Mumbai, Feb 24 - 26 2000, South Africa tour of India
225 & 113
(target 163)176 & 164/6
South Africa won by 4 wickets
Player Of The Match
97 & 3/10
• Anand Vasu

India lose first round of the battle

The last day's play in the first Test in Mumbai raised an intriguing question

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Scorecard summary
India225/10(79.2 overs)1st INNINGS
South Africa176/10(64 overs)1st INNINGS
India113/10(50.2 overs)2nd INNINGS
Shaun Pollock4/24(12.2)
South Africa164/6(63 overs)2nd INNINGS
Match details
Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
TossIndia, elected to bat first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of India
Player Of The Match
Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar
Series resultSouth Africa led the 2-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1484
Match daysday (5-day match)
Test debut
Murali Kartik
Murali Kartik
Nicky Boje
Nicky Boje
Wasim Jaffer
Wasim Jaffer
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David Shepherd
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Srinivas Venkataraghavan
TV Umpire
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Sameer Bandekar
Match Referee
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Raman Subba Row