result
2nd Test, Ahmedabad, Apr 3 - Apr 5 2008, South Africa tour of India
(94.2 ov)76 & 328
South Africa won by an innings and 90 runs
player of the match
AB de Villiers
South Africa
India 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Wasim Jaffer c Smith b Ntini914172064.29
Virender Sehwag  b Steyn612231050.00
Rahul Dravid  b Steyn326510011.54
VVS Laxman  b Ntini37130042.86
Sourav Ganguly  b Ntini023000.00
MS Dhoni c †Boucher b Morkel1422333063.64
Irfan Pathan not out 21173930123.53
Anil Kumble (c) b Morkel023000.00
Harbhajan Singh lbw b Steyn1650016.67
RP Singh c Smith b Steyn01119000.00
Sreesanth  b Steyn033000.00
Extras(b 4, lb 11, nb 2, w 2)19
TOTAL(20 Ov, RR: 3.80, 109 Mts)76
Fall of wickets: 1-16 (Wasim Jaffer, 3.3 ov), 2-24 (Virender Sehwag, 4.4 ov), 3-30 (VVS Laxman, 7.1 ov), 4-30 (Sourav Ganguly, 7.3 ov), 5-53 (Rahul Dravid, 13.1 ov), 6-55 (MS Dhoni, 14.2 ov), 7-55 (Anil Kumble, 14.4 ov), 8-56 (Harbhajan Singh, 15.4 ov), 9-76 (RP Singh, 19.3 ov), 10-76 (Sreesanth, 19.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dale Steyn822352.88413021
Makhaya Ntini611833.00303000
Morne Morkel612023.33283001
South Africa 1st INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Graeme Smith (c)lbw b Sreesanth3442806080.95
Neil McKenzie c Dravid b Harbhajan Singh42731228057.53
Hashim Amla c Jaffer b Harbhajan Singh1634482047.06
Jacques Kallis  b Sreesanth13227535914148.00
Ashwell Prince lbw b Harbhajan Singh29140022.22
AB de Villiers not out 21733348017265.17
Mark Boucher lbw b Kumble2148821043.75
Morne Morkel lbw b Harbhajan Singh11219008.33
Paul Harris not out 922381040.91
Extras(b 2, lb 14, w 4)20
TOTAL(141.2 Ov, RR: 3.49, 625 Mts)494/7d
Fall of wickets: 1-78 (Graeme Smith, 15.3 ov), 2-100 (Neil McKenzie, 23.4 ov), 3-101 (Hashim Amla, 25.4 ov), 4-117 (Ashwell Prince, 29.5 ov), 5-373 (Jacques Kallis, 109.4 ov), 6-439 (Mark Boucher, 128.4 ov), 7-452 (Morne Morkel, 133.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Sreesanth2348723.7810315010
RP Singh2128103.869012000
Irfan Pathan21.238503.98878030
Harbhajan Singh40513543.381619200
Anil Kumble3327812.361453100
Sourav Ganguly301204.00142000
India 2nd INNINGS
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
Virender Sehwag lbw b Ntini1720321285.00
Wasim Jaffer c de Villiers b Kallis1953972035.85
Rahul Dravid c de Villiers b Morkel1741552041.46
VVS Laxman c †Boucher b Morkel3545776077.78
Sourav Ganguly c †Boucher b Steyn871492298058.39
MS Dhoni c Smith b Ntini521322005039.39
Irfan Pathan not out 43771204155.84
Anil Kumble (c) b Harris512121041.67
Harbhajan Singh lbw b Steyn418230022.22
RP Singh c Kallis b Steyn811232072.73
Sreesanth  b Ntini17131921130.77
Extras(b 5, lb 7, nb 5, w 7)24
TOTAL(94.2 Ov, RR: 3.47, 448 Mts)328
Fall of wickets: 1-31 (Virender Sehwag, 7.2 ov), 2-64 (Rahul Dravid, 18.1 ov), 3-70 (Wasim Jaffer, 19.6 ov), 4-125 (VVS Laxman, 33.4 ov), 5-235 (Sourav Ganguly, 69.3 ov), 6-268 (MS Dhoni, 77.5 ov), 7-273 (Anil Kumble, 80.5 ov), 8-292 (Harbhajan Singh, 86.1 ov), 9-306 (RP Singh, 90.4 ov), 10-328 (Sreesanth, 94.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dale Steyn2319133.961008320
Makhaya Ntini16.234432.69784000
Morne Morkel2008724.358612015
Jacques Kallis1032612.60442000
Paul Harris2546812.721127100
MATCH DETAILS
Sardar Patel (Gujarat) Stadium, Motera, Ahmedabad
TossIndia, elected to bat first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of India
Season2007/08
Player Of The Match
AB de Villiers
AB de Villiers
Series resultSouth Africa led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTEST No. 1871
Hours of play (local time)09.30 start, Lunch 11.30-12.10, Tea 14.40-15.00, Close 17.12
Match days3,4,5 April 2008 - day match (5-day match)
Umpires
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Billy Doctrove
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Tony Hill
TV Umpire
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Suresh Shastri
Reserve Umpire
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Anil Dandekar
Match Referee
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Roshan Mahanama
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 03 Apr - day 1 -South Africa 1st innings 223/4 (Jacques Kallis 60*, AB de Villiers 59*, 64 ov)
Fri, 04 Apr - day 2 -South Africa 1st innings 494/7 (AB de Villiers 217*, Paul Harris 9*, 141.2 ov)
Sat, 05 Apr - day 3 -India 2nd innings 328/10 (94.2 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 1
  • India 1st innings
  • Drinks: India - 30/3 in 7.1 overs (R Dravid 1)
  • India: 50 runs in 12.5 overs (80 balls), Extras 17
  • Innings Break: India - 76/10 in 20.0 overs (IK Pathan 21)
  • South Africa 1st innings
  • Lunch: South Africa - 1/0 in 1.0 overs (GC Smith 1, ND McKenzie 0)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 45/0 in 9.0 overs (GC Smith 26, ND McKenzie 11)
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 9.4 overs (59 balls), Extras 8
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 59 balls (GC Smith 26, ND McKenzie 19, Ex 8)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 78/1 in 15.3 overs (ND McKenzie 36)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 22.4 overs (138 balls), Extras 9
  • Tea: South Africa - 100/2 in 23.4 overs (HM Amla 15)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 135/4 in 36.0 overs (JH Kallis 23, AB de Villiers 8)
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 41.2 overs (250 balls), Extras 10
  • Drinks: South Africa - 164/4 in 48.0 overs (JH Kallis 39, AB de Villiers 21)
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 117 balls (JH Kallis 27, AB de Villiers 23, Ex 0)
  • South Africa: 200 runs in 58.6 overs (356 balls), Extras 10
  • JH Kallis: 50 off 117 balls (3 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • AB de Villiers: 50 off 98 balls (5 x 4)
  • 5th Wicket: 100 runs in 204 balls (JH Kallis 47, AB de Villiers 55, Ex 0)
  • End Of Day: South Africa - 223/4 in 64.0 overs (JH Kallis 60, AB de Villiers 59)
Day 2
  • Drinks: South Africa - 249/4 in 76.0 overs (JH Kallis 63, AB de Villiers 80)
  • South Africa: 250 runs in 76.3 overs (461 balls), Extras 12
  • New Ball Taken: South Africa 261/4 after 81.3 overs (JH Kallis 71, AB de Villiers 84)
  • 5th Wicket: 150 runs in 328 balls (JH Kallis 62, AB de Villiers 85, Ex 3)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 267/4 in 85.0 overs (JH Kallis 75, AB de Villiers 85)
  • South Africa: 300 runs in 91.5 overs (553 balls), Extras 13
  • AB de Villiers: 100 off 174 balls (11 x 4)
  • Lunch: South Africa - 306/4 in 93.0 overs (JH Kallis 97, AB de Villiers 102)
  • JH Kallis: 100 off 228 balls (12 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • 5th Wicket: 200 runs in 401 balls (JH Kallis 93, AB de Villiers 105, Ex 3)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 339/4 in 103.0 overs (JH Kallis 116, AB de Villiers 116)
  • South Africa: 350 runs in 104.4 overs (631 balls), Extras 14
  • 5th Wicket: 250 runs in 477 balls (JH Kallis 115, AB de Villiers 133, Ex 4)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 373/5 in 109.4 overs (AB de Villiers 133)
  • South Africa: 400 runs in 114.4 overs (692 balls), Extras 19
  • AB de Villiers: 150 off 241 balls (15 x 4)
  • Tea: South Africa - 413/5 in 117.0 overs (AB de Villiers 159, MV Boucher 9)
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 86 balls (AB de Villiers 32, MV Boucher 13, Ex 5)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 439/6 in 128.4 overs (AB de Villiers 173)
  • South Africa: 450 runs in 131.6 overs (796 balls), Extras 19
  • AB de Villiers: 200 off 320 balls (17 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 484/7 in 140.0 overs (AB de Villiers 208, PL Harris 8)
  • Rain: South Africa - 494/7 in 141.2 overs (AB de Villiers 217, PL Harris 9)
  • End Of Day: South Africa - 494/7 in 141.2 overs (AB de Villiers 217, PL Harris 9)
Day 3
  • India 2nd innings
  • Drinks: India - 37/1 in 9.0 overs (W Jaffer 9, R Dravid 2)
  • India: 50 runs in 11.5 overs (72 balls), Extras 10
  • Drinks: India - 64/1 in 17.0 overs (W Jaffer 19, R Dravid 17)
  • Lunch: India - 95/3 in 25.0 overs (VVS Laxman 19, SC Ganguly 10)
  • India: 100 runs in 27.3 overs (168 balls), Extras 13
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 73 balls (VVS Laxman 26, SC Ganguly 23, Ex 3)
  • Drinks: India - 125/4 in 33.4 overs (SC Ganguly 23)
  • India: 150 runs in 40.5 overs (250 balls), Extras 15
  • Drinks: India - 165/4 in 45.0 overs (SC Ganguly 40, MS Dhoni 22)
  • SC Ganguly: 50 off 86 balls (5 x 4)
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 97 balls (SC Ganguly 27, MS Dhoni 22, Ex 1)
  • Tea: India - 191/4 in 57.0 overs (SC Ganguly 59, MS Dhoni 28)
  • India: 200 runs in 60.4 overs (369 balls), Extras 16
  • 5th Wicket: 100 runs in 195 balls (SC Ganguly 61, MS Dhoni 36, Ex 3)
  • Drinks: India - 233/4 in 68.0 overs (SC Ganguly 87, MS Dhoni 40)
  • India: 250 runs in 72.1 overs (440 balls), Extras 18
  • MS Dhoni: 50 off 122 balls (5 x 4)
  • Drinks: India - 265/5 in 77.0 overs (MS Dhoni 52, IK Pathan 20)
  • New Ball Taken: India 283/7 after 85.1 overs (IK Pathan 28, Harbhajan Singh 4)
  • India: 300 runs in 88.5 overs (541 balls), Extras 24