result
1st ODI, Hyderabad, Nov 16 2005, South Africa tour of India
249/9
(48.5/50 ov, target 250)252/5
South Africa won by 5 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
player of the match
15y
• The Bulletin by Siddhartha Vaidyanathan

Kallis steers South Africa home

South Africa's faster men began with a bang, rattling the Indian top order with seam, pace and bounce, before their batsmen strung together vital partnerships, held their nerve and wrapped up an absorbing opening game of the five-match series at Hyderabad

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Scorecard summary
India249/9(50 overs)
Yuvraj Singh103 (122)
Irfan Pathan46 (63)
Andre Nel2/45(10)
South Africa252/5(48.5 overs)
Ajit Agarkar2/55(9.5)
RP Singh1/18(7)
48.5
4
Agarkar to Kallis, FOUR runs
48.4
1
Agarkar to Kemp, 1 run
48.3
Agarkar to Kemp, no run
48.2
Agarkar to Kemp, no run
48.1
4
Agarkar to Kemp, FOUR runs
end of over 487 runs
SA: 243/5CRR: 5.06 RRR: 3.50 • Need 7 from 12b
Jacques Kallis64 (96)
Justin Kemp41 (45)
Yuvraj Singh5-0-27-0
Ajit Agarkar9-1-46-2
47.6
Yuvraj to Kallis, no run
47.5
1
Yuvraj to Kemp, 1 run
47.4
2
Yuvraj to Kemp, 2 runs
47.3
1
Yuvraj to Kallis, 1 run
47.3
2nb
Yuvraj to Kemp, (no ball) 1 run
47.2
1
Yuvraj to Kallis, 1 run
47.1
Yuvraj to Kallis, no run
end of over 476 runs
SA: 236/5CRR: 5.02 RRR: 4.67 • Need 14 from 18b
Justin Kemp37 (42)
Jacques Kallis62 (92)
Ajit Agarkar9-1-46-2
Yuvraj Singh4-0-20-0
46.6
2
Agarkar to Kemp, 2 runs
46.5
1
Agarkar to Kallis, 1 run
46.4
1
Agarkar to Kemp, 1 run
46.3
1
Agarkar to Kallis, 1 run
46.2
1
Agarkar to Kemp, 1 run
46.1
Agarkar to Kemp, no run
end of over 465 runs
SA: 230/5CRR: 5.00 RRR: 5.00 • Need 20 from 24b
Justin Kemp33 (38)
Jacques Kallis60 (90)
Yuvraj Singh4-0-20-0
Ajit Agarkar8-1-40-2
45.6
1
Yuvraj to Kemp, 1 run
45.5
Yuvraj to Kemp, no run
Match details
Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Uppal, Hyderabad
TossSouth Africa, elected to field first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of India
Season2005/06
Player Of The Match
Yuvraj Singh
Yuvraj Singh
Series resultSouth Africa led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberODI no. 2297
Match daysday(50-over match)
Player Replacement
Gautam Gambhir for Murali Kartik (India 1st innings, 10.3 ov)
Justin Ontong for Charl Langeveldt (South Africa 1st innings, 0.0 ov)
ODI debut
Johan Botha
Johan Botha
Umpires
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Daryl Harper
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Krishna Hariharan
TV Umpire
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Ivaturi Shivram
Match Referee
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Jeff Crowe