1st Test, Rawalpindi, Oct 6 - 10 1997, South Africa tour of Pakistan
(57.4 ov)456 & 182/6
Match drawn
player of the match
Pakistan 1st INNINGS
Saeed Anwar (c)c †Richardson b Donald1626382061.53
Ali Naqvi c Kirsten b Donald11527035214042.59
Mohammad Ramzan lbw b Pollock29921144031.52
Ijaz Ahmed  b Symcox1134511032.35
Inzamam-ul-Haq c †Richardson b Schultz822281036.36
Mohammad Wasim c Bacher b Symcox1156752019.64
Moin Khan lbw b Donald1234600035.29
Azhar Mahmood not out 12826735011147.94
Saqlain Mushtaq lbw b Pollock0513000.00
Waqar Younis lbw b Pollock45811065255.55
Mushtaq Ahmed  b Cronje591061834455.66
Extras(b 2, lb 7, nb 13)22
TOTAL(162.5 Ov, RR: 2.80)456
Fall of wickets: 1-45 (Saeed Anwar), 2-114 (Mohammad Ramzan), 3-135 (Ijaz Ahmed), 4-152 (Inzamam-ul-Haq), 5-196 (Mohammad Wasim), 6-206 (Ali Naqvi), 7-230 (Moin Khan), 8-231 (Saqlain Mushtaq), 9-305 (Waqar Younis), 10-456 (Mushtaq Ahmed)
Allan Donald33310833.27---01
Brett Schultz1545813.86---07
Shaun Pollock37137432.00---03
Brian McMillan1753602.11---04
Pat Symcox461113022.82---00
Jacques Kallis731502.14---00
Hansie Cronje7.502613.31---00
South Africa 1st INNINGS
Gary Kirsten c Ijaz Ahmed b Saqlain Mushtaq983444257028.48
Adam Bacher c Mohammad Ramzan b Saqlain Mushtaq501421993035.21
Jacques Kallis lbw b Saqlain Mushtaq611572136038.85
Daryll Cullinan lbw b Saqlain Mushtaq1645593035.55
Hansie Cronje (c)c Ijaz Ahmed b Azhar Mahmood2459913040.67
Brian McMillan c Ijaz Ahmed b Saqlain Mushtaq727491025.92
Shaun Pollock c †Mohammad Wasim b Azhar Mahmood48991364148.48
David Richardson not out 451241685036.29
Pat Symcox st †Mohammad Wasim b Mushtaq Ahmed5651083.33
Allan Donald c Saeed Anwar b Mushtaq Ahmed01721000.00
Brett Schultz lbw b Mushtaq Ahmed1790014.28
Extras(b 20, lb 9, nb 15, w 4)48
TOTAL(167.5 Ov, RR: 2.40)403
Fall of wickets: 1-107 (Adam Bacher), 2-221 (Jacques Kallis), 3-228 (Gary Kirsten), 4-249 (Daryll Cullinan), 5-278 (Hansie Cronje), 6-282 (Brian McMillan), 7-388 (Shaun Pollock), 8-393 (Pat Symcox), 9-399 (Allan Donald), 10-403 (Brett Schultz)
Waqar Younis2084502.25---00
Azhar Mahmood2717422.74---19
Mushtaq Ahmed58.51712632.14---00
Saqlain Mushtaq621312952.08---011
Pakistan 2nd INNINGS
Saeed Anwar (c)c sub (JN Rhodes) b Donald412121033.33
Ali Naqvi c †Richardson b Kallis1927573070.37
Mohammad Ramzan c Cronje b Kallis749710014.28
Ijaz Ahmed  b Symcox1638502042.10
Inzamam-ul-Haq c Symcox b Cronje568213110068.29
Mohammad Wasim c Pollock b Symcox1020261050.00
Azhar Mahmood not out 50961378152.08
Moin Khan not out 633560018.18
Extras(b 2, lb 2, nb 10)14
TOTAL(57.4 Ov, RR: 3.15)182/6
Fall of wickets: 1-5 (Saeed Anwar), 2-33 (Ali Naqvi), 3-42 (Mohammad Ramzan), 4-66 (Ijaz Ahmed), 5-80 (Mohammad Wasim), 6-148 (Inzamam-ul-Haq)
Allan Donald1142512.27---00
Shaun Pollock812202.75---08
Brian McMillan812403.00---03
Jacques Kallis7.412122.73---00
Pat Symcox1625623.50---00
Hansie Cronje612814.66---00
Daryll Cullinan10202.00---00
Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium
TossPakistan, elected to bat first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of Pakistan
Player Of The Match
Azhar Mahmood
Azhar Mahmood
Series result3-match series level 0-0
Match numberTest no. 1380
Match daysday(5-day match)
Test debut
Ali Naqvi
Ali Naqvi
Azhar Mahmood
Azhar Mahmood
Mohammad Ramzan
Mohammad Ramzan
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Javed Akhtar
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Srinivas Venkataraghavan
TV Umpire
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Said Shah
Match Referee
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Ranjan Madugalle
Mon, 06 Oct - day 1 -Pakistan 1st innings 216/6 (Moin Khan 8*, Azhar Mahmood 4*, null ov)
Tue, 07 Oct - day 2 -Pakistan 1st innings 345/9 (Azhar Mahmood 72*, Mushtaq Ahmed 6*, null ov)
Wed, 08 Oct - day 3 -South Africa 1st innings 139/1 (Gary Kirsten 62*, Jacques Kallis 20*, null ov)
Thu, 09 Oct - day 4 -South Africa 1st innings 359/6 (Shaun Pollock 35*, David Richardson 30*, null ov)
Fri, 10 Oct - day 5 -Pakistan 2nd innings 182/6 (57.4 ov) - end of match
Day 1
  • Pakistan 1st innings: 3x7-ball overs (by umpire Javed Akhtar - overs 21, 83 and 105)
  • Pakistan 1st innings: 1x5-ball over (by umpire Javed Akhtar - over 35)
  • Ali Naqvi is the 5th Pakistani batsman to score a century on debut.
  • New ball taken after 82 overs.
  • At the end of 82nd over, Schultz left the field. Rhodes came on as the substitute.
  • Moin Khan had an all run 4.
  • The light was offered to the batsmen after 86.2 overs, ending play on the first day.
Day 2
  • 3 hours of play lost due to overnight rain and wet outfield.
  • Brett Schultz has injured his shoulder and may not bowl further in the match.
Day 3
  • The 10th wicket partnership of 151 between Azhar Mahmood and Mushtaq Ahmed equalled the Test record for this wicket (Hastings and Collinge for New Zealand v Pakistan, Auckland, 1972-73), and beat the previous Pakistan record of 133 (Wasim Raja and Wasim Bari, v West Indies, Bridgetown, 1976-77)
  • Azhar Mahmood is the 6th Pakistani batsman to score a century on debut.
  • First occasion of two players making century on debut (Ali Naqvi and Azhar Mahmood) in the same Test innings.
  • Highest Test scores for Waqar Younis and Mushtaq Ahmed.