result
4th Test, Delhi, Dec 3 - 7 2015, South Africa tour of India
334 & 267/5d
(target 481)121 & 143
India won by 337 runs
Player Of The Match
127 & 100*
ajinkya-rahane
Player Of The Series
101 runs • 31 wkts
ravichandran-ashwin
India 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Murali Vijay c Amla b Piedt1259840020.33
Shikhar Dhawan lbw b Piedt33851324038.82
Cheteshwar Pujara  b Abbott1437541137.83
Virat Kohli (c)c †Vilas b Piedt4462747070.96
Ajinkya Rahane c de Villiers b Imran Tahir12721530611459.06
Rohit Sharma c Imran Tahir b Piedt16150016.66
Wriddhiman Saha  b Abbott11514006.66
Ravindra Jadeja c Elgar b Abbott2459733040.67
Ravichandran Ashwin c de Villiers b Abbott561401866140.00
Umesh Yadav not out 1030542033.33
Ishant Sharma lbw b Abbott022000.00
Extras(b 8, nb 3, w 1)12
TOTAL(117.5 Ov, RR: 2.83, 501 Mts)334
Fall of wickets: 1-30 (Murali Vijay, 16.2 ov), 2-62 (Shikhar Dhawan, 28.5 ov), 3-66 (Cheteshwar Pujara, 29.6 ov), 4-136 (Virat Kohli, 46.6 ov), 5-138 (Rohit Sharma, 50.1 ov), 6-139 (Wriddhiman Saha, 53.5 ov), 7-198 (Ravindra Jadeja, 72.4 ov), 8-296 (Ajinkya Rahane, 104.5 ov), 9-334 (Ravichandran Ashwin, 117.3 ov), 10-334 (Ishant Sharma, 117.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Morne Morkel2455802.411188011
Kyle Abbott24.574051.611264001
Dane Piedt38611743.0717312401
Imran Tahir1626614.12626200
Dean Elgar1103303.00443000
Jean-Paul Duminy401203.00161000
South Africa 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Dean Elgar c †Saha b Yadav1750722034.00
Temba Bavuma  b Jadeja2255923040.00
Hashim Amla (c)c †Saha b Jadeja33444008.82
AB de Villiers c I Sharma b Jadeja42781215053.84
Faf du Plessis c Rahane b Jadeja028000.00
Jean-Paul Duminy  b Yadav18130012.50
Dane Vilas  b I Sharma1121291052.38
Kyle Abbott lbw b Ashwin4661066.66
Dane Piedt c Rahane b Jadeja518190027.77
Morne Morkel not out 917230052.94
Imran Tahir c sub (KL Rahul) b Ashwin1960011.11
Extras(b 5, nb 1)6
TOTAL(49.3 Ov, RR: 2.44, 221 Mts)121
Fall of wickets: 1-36 (Dean Elgar, 14.3 ov), 2-40 (Temba Bavuma, 19.6 ov), 3-56 (Hashim Amla, 25.6 ov), 4-62 (Faf du Plessis, 27.6 ov), 5-65 (Jean-Paul Duminy, 30.6 ov), 6-79 (Dane Vilas, 36.4 ov), 7-84 (Kyle Abbott, 37.5 ov), 8-103 (Dane Piedt, 42.5 ov), 9-118 (AB de Villiers, 46.6 ov), 10-121 (Imran Tahir, 49.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ishant Sharma1252812.33604001
Umesh Yadav1233222.66584000
Ravichandran Ashwin13.352621.92621000
Ravindra Jadeja1223052.50533000
India 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Murali Vijay c †Vilas b Morkel315240020.00
Shikhar Dhawan  b Morkel21861332024.41
Rohit Sharma  b Morkel017000.00
Cheteshwar Pujara  b Imran Tahir28791103035.44
Virat Kohli (c)lbw b Abbott8816525910053.33
Ajinkya Rahane not out 1002063158348.54
Wriddhiman Saha not out 2351653045.09
Extras(lb 2, nb 2)4
TOTAL(100.1 Ov, RR: 2.66, 459 Mts)267/5d
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Murali Vijay, 4.6 ov), 2-8 (Rohit Sharma, 6.1 ov), 3-53 (Shikhar Dhawan, 28.6 ov), 4-57 (Cheteshwar Pujara, 31.1 ov), 5-211 (Virat Kohli, 85.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Morne Morkel2165132.421035101
Kyle Abbott2294712.131128000
Dane Piedt1815302.94745000
Imran Tahir26.147412.821106101
Dean Elgar1314003.07512100
South Africa 2nd INNINGS (target: 481 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Dean Elgar c Rahane b Ashwin417161023.52
Temba Bavuma  b Ashwin341171534129.05
Hashim Amla (c) b Jadeja252442893010.24
AB de Villiers c Jadeja b Ashwin432973546014.47
Faf du Plessis lbw b Jadeja10971201010.30
Jean-Paul Duminy lbw b Ashwin01215000.00
Dane Vilas  b Yadav1350602026.00
Kyle Abbott  b Yadav0710000.00
Dane Piedt c †Saha b Yadav11113009.09
Morne Morkel  b Ashwin2690033.33
Imran Tahir not out 012000.00
Extras(b 8, lb 3)11
TOTAL(143.1 Ov, RR: 0.99, 525 Mts)143
Fall of wickets: 1-5 (Dean Elgar, 3.6 ov), 2-49 (Temba Bavuma, 42.4 ov), 3-76 (Hashim Amla, 84.5 ov), 4-111 (Faf du Plessis, 119.6 ov), 5-112 (Jean-Paul Duminy, 124.2 ov), 6-136 (Dane Vilas, 138.5 ov), 7-136 (AB de Villiers, 139.1 ov), 8-140 (Kyle Abbott, 140.6 ov), 9-143 (Dane Piedt, 142.5 ov), 10-143 (Morne Morkel, 143.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Ishant Sharma20122301.141114000
Ravichandran Ashwin49.1266151.242677100
Ravindra Jadeja46332620.562623000
Umesh Yadav2116930.421201000
Shikhar Dhawan31903.00152000
Murali Vijay20201.00100000
Virat Kohli11000.0060000
Cheteshwar Pujara10202.0040000
MATCH DETAILS
Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi
TossIndia, elected to bat first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of India
Season2015/16
Player Of The Match
Ajinkya Rahane
Ajinkya Rahane
Player Of The Series
Ravichandran Ashwin
Ravichandran Ashwin
Series resultIndia won the 4-match series 3-0
Match numberTest no. 2191
Hours of play (local time)09.30 start, Lunch 11.30-12.10, Tea 14.10-14.30, Close 16.30
Match days3,4,5,6,7 December 2015 - day (5-day match)
Umpires
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Bruce Oxenford
Sri Lanka Image
Kumar Dharmasena
TV Umpire
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Nandan
Reserve Umpire
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Anil Chaudhary
Match Referee
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Jeff Crowe
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 03 Dec - day 1 - India 1st innings 231/7 (Ajinkya Rahane 89*, Ravichandran Ashwin 6*, 84 ov)
Fri, 04 Dec - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 121
Sat, 05 Dec - day 3 - India 2nd innings 190/4 (Virat Kohli 83*, Ajinkya Rahane 52*, 81 ov)
Sun, 06 Dec - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 72/2 (Hashim Amla 23*, AB de Villiers 11*, 72 ov)
Mon, 07 Dec - day 5 - South Africa 2nd innings 143 (143.1 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 1
  • India 1st innings
  • Drinks: India - 16/0 in 12.0 overs (M Vijay 10, S Dhawan 5)
  • India: 50 runs in 24.1 overs (148 balls), Extras 3
  • Lunch: India - 60/1 in 26.0 overs (S Dhawan 31, CA Pujara 14)
  • India: 100 runs in 38.1 overs (232 balls), Extras 3
  • Drinks: India - 114/3 in 41.0 overs (V Kohli 29, AM Rahane 23)
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 67 balls (V Kohli 25, AM Rahane 25, Ex 0)
  • Tea: India - 139/6 in 53.5 overs (AM Rahane 31)
  • India: 150 runs in 59.3 overs (360 balls), Extras 3
  • AM Rahane: 50 off 91 balls (5 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • 7th Wicket: 50 runs in 92 balls (AM Rahane 30, RA Jadeja 16, Ex 4)
  • Drinks: India - 198/6 in 71.0 overs (AM Rahane 62, RA Jadeja 24)
  • India: 200 runs in 73.1 overs (442 balls), Extras 7
  • Bad Light: India - 231/7 in 84.0 overs (AM Rahane 89, R Ashwin 6)
  • End Of Day: India - 231/7 in 84.0 overs (AM Rahane 89, R Ashwin 6)
Day 2
  • India: 250 runs in 92.4 overs (559 balls), Extras 8
  • 8th Wicket: 50 runs in 120 balls (AM Rahane 33, R Ashwin 19, Ex 1)
  • AM Rahane: 100 off 180 balls (10 x 4, 2 x 6)
  • Drinks: India - 279/7 in 98.0 overs (AM Rahane 116, R Ashwin 22)
  • India: 300 runs in 105.4 overs (637 balls), Extras 12
  • R Ashwin: 50 off 116 balls (6 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • Lunch: India - 326/8 in 113.0 overs (R Ashwin 53, UT Yadav 5)
  • Innings Break: India - 334/10 in 117.5 overs (UT Yadav 10)
  • South Africa 1st innings
  • Tea: South Africa - 38/1 in 19.0 overs (T Bavuma 20, HM Amla 1)
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 22.1 overs (134 balls), Extras 1
  • Drinks: South Africa - 79/5 in 36.0 overs (AB de Villiers 24, DJ Vilas 11)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 40.2 overs (243 balls), Extras 1
  • Innings Break: South Africa - 121/10 in 49.3 overs (M Morkel 9)
  • India 2nd innings
  • End Of Day: India - 0/0
Day 3
  • Drinks: India - 20/2 in 13.0 overs (S Dhawan 8, CA Pujara 9)
  • India: 50 runs in 25.3 overs (153 balls), Extras 1
  • Lunch: India - 51/2 in 26.0 overs (S Dhawan 20, CA Pujara 27)
  • Drinks: India - 83/4 in 40.0 overs (V Kohli 20, AM Rahane 9)
  • India: 100 runs in 47.1 overs (284 balls), Extras 3
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 112 balls (V Kohli 28, AM Rahane 21, Ex 2)
  • Tea: India - 116/4 in 54.0 overs (V Kohli 39, AM Rahane 22)
  • V Kohli: 50 off 70 balls (7 x 4)
  • India: 150 runs in 69.2 overs (417 balls), Extras 3
  • 5th Wicket: 100 runs in 234 balls (V Kohli 67, AM Rahane 31, Ex 2)
  • Drinks: India - 167/4 in 72.0 overs (V Kohli 72, AM Rahane 40)
  • AM Rahane: 50 off 146 balls (5 x 4)
  • New ball taken at 80.5 overs
  • Bad Light: India - 190/4 in 81.0 overs (V Kohli 83, AM Rahane 52)
  • End Of Day: India - 190/4 in 81.0 overs (V Kohli 83, AM Rahane 52)
Day 4
  • India: 200 runs in 83.4 overs (503 balls), Extras 3
  • 5th Wicket: 150 runs in 324 balls (V Kohli 84, AM Rahane 68, Ex 2)
  • Drinks: India - 227/5 in 93.0 overs (AM Rahane 78, WP Saha 5)
  • India: 250 runs in 96.3 overs (581 balls), Extras 4
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 77 balls (AM Rahane 28, WP Saha 21, Ex 1)
  • Innings Break: India - 267/5 in 100.1 overs (AM Rahane 100, WP Saha 23)
  • AM Rahane: 100 off 206 balls (8 x 4, 3 x 6)
  • South Africa 2nd innings
  • Lunch: South Africa - 5/1 in 5.0 overs (T Bavuma 1, HM Amla 0)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 21/1 in 21.0 overs (T Bavuma 14, HM Amla 3)
  • Tea: South Africa - 40/1 in 39.0 overs (T Bavuma 30, HM Amla 6)
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 53.1 overs (319 balls), Extras 0
  • Drinks: South Africa - 58/2 in 55.0 overs (HM Amla 19, AB de Villiers 1)
  • End Of Day: South Africa - 72/2 in 72.0 overs (HM Amla 23, AB de Villiers 11)
Day 5
  • New ball taken at 80.1 overs
  • Drinks: South Africa - 80/3 in 89.0 overs (AB de Villiers 17, F du Plessis 0)
  • Lunch: South Africa - 94/3 in 107.0 overs (AB de Villiers 26, F du Plessis 2)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 108.5 overs (653 balls), Extras 3
  • Drinks: South Africa - 112/4 in 124.0 overs (AB de Villiers 36, JP Duminy 0)
  • Tea: South Africa - 136/5 in 138.0 overs (AB de Villiers 43, DJ Vilas 13)