result
1st Test, Port Elizabeth, Dec 26 - 29 2007, West Indies tour of Zimbabwe and South Africa
408 & 175
(74.5 ov, target 389)195 & 260
West Indies won by 128 runs
Player Of The Match
94, 40 & 1/14
marlon-samuels
West Indies 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Chris Gayle (c)c Kallis b Harris664983130134.69
Daren Ganga c †Boucher b Nel3357794057.89
Runako Morton c Prince b Ntini33711087046.47
Marlon Samuels c Kallis b Steyn9419526712048.20
Shivnarine Chanderpaul  b Nel10425339412041.10
Dwayne Bravo c & b Ntini1236472033.33
Denesh Ramdin c †Boucher b Ntini110120010.00
Daren Sammy run out (de Villiers)3877933049.35
Jerome Taylor  b Steyn937461024.32
Daren Powell not out 11738005.88
Fidel Edwards c Prince b Nel044000.00
Extras(b 2, lb 8, nb 4, w 3)17
TOTAL(133.4 Ov, RR: 3.05, 591 Mts)408
Fall of wickets: 1-98 (Daren Ganga, 16.6 ov), 2-102 (Chris Gayle, 17.2 ov), 3-166 (Runako Morton, 41.3 ov), 4-277 (Marlon Samuels, 80.5 ov), 5-296 (Dwayne Bravo, 91.1 ov), 6-304 (Denesh Ramdin, 93.4 ov), 7-361 (Daren Sammy, 115.1 ov), 8-385 (Jerome Taylor, 125.4 ov), 9-407 (Shivnarine Chanderpaul, 133.1 ov), 10-408 (Fidel Edwards, 133.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dale Steyn31412123.9013217023
Makhaya Ntini30610033.3313715000
Andre Nel25.478533.3111815001
Paul Harris3096912.291416000
Jacques Kallis1782301.35901010
South Africa 1st INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Graeme Smith (c)lbw b Taylor2831444090.32
Herschelle Gibbs c †Ramdin b Powell044000.00
Hashim Amla  b Powell2930645096.66
Jacques Kallis c Bravo b Taylor0610000.00
Ashwell Prince c Morton b Powell2047694042.55
AB de Villiers  b Bravo591271939046.45
Mark Boucher c Powell b Taylor2029503068.96
Paul Harris c Taylor b Bravo9681000013.23
Andre Nel c Ganga b Bravo1618262088.88
Dale Steyn c Powell b Bravo79171077.77
Makhaya Ntini not out 058000.00
Extras(b 4, lb 1, nb 1, w 1)7
TOTAL(62.1 Ov, RR: 3.13, 295 Mts)195
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Herschelle Gibbs, 0.5 ov), 2-45 (Graeme Smith, 8.5 ov), 3-53 (Jacques Kallis, 10.5 ov), 4-63 (Hashim Amla, 13.1 ov), 5-96 (Ashwell Prince, 25.3 ov), 6-129 (Mark Boucher, 36.4 ov), 7-172 (AB de Villiers, 54.5 ov), 8-181 (Paul Harris, 58.5 ov), 9-194 (Andre Nel, 60.3 ov), 10-195 (Dale Steyn, 62.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Daren Powell1745833.41727010
Fidel Edwards1535603.73648001
Jerome Taylor1344633.53619000
Dwayne Bravo13.132441.82663000
Daren Sammy42601.50211000
West Indies 2nd INNINGS
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Chris Gayle (c)c †Boucher b Ntini29223451131.81
Daren Ganga run out (Gibbs)451251846036.00
Runako Morton lbw b Kallis524361020.83
Marlon Samuels  b Steyn40871205045.97
Shivnarine Chanderpaul c Kallis b Steyn815380053.33
Dwayne Bravo c Gibbs b Harris1017261058.82
Denesh Ramdin c Gibbs b Steyn0720000.00
Daren Sammy lbw b Harris39100033.33
Jerome Taylor c Nel b Harris2228372178.57
Daren Powell  b Harris615211040.00
Fidel Edwards not out 028000.00
Extras(b 1, nb 5, w 1)7
TOTAL(57.4 Ov, RR: 3.03, 272 Mts)175
Fall of wickets: 1-32 (Chris Gayle, 7.1 ov), 2-57 (Runako Morton, 14.1 ov), 3-122 (Daren Ganga, 41.2 ov), 4-123 (Marlon Samuels, 42.5 ov), 5-141 (Dwayne Bravo, 47.4 ov), 6-141 (Shivnarine Chanderpaul, 48.1 ov), 7-144 (Daren Sammy, 49.4 ov), 8-144 (Denesh Ramdin, 50.5 ov), 9-160 (Daren Powell, 55.5 ov), 10-175 (Jerome Taylor, 57.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dale Steyn1736733.94737115
Makhaya Ntini1133513.18495000
Andre Nel712103.00333000
Jacques Kallis711612.28332000
Paul Harris15.453542.23794100
South Africa 2nd INNINGS (target: 389 runs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Herschelle Gibbs lbw b Powell01312000.00
Graeme Smith (c)c Ganga b Edwards1122460050.00
Hashim Amla c †Ramdin b Edwards814211057.14
Jacques Kallis c †Ramdin b Edwards851261889067.46
Ashwell Prince c Gayle b Taylor1028431035.71
AB de Villiers c Samuels b Taylor601322006045.45
Mark Boucher  b Taylor1335481037.14
Paul Harris  b Bravo0912000.00
Andre Nel c †Ramdin b Sammy3437484191.89
Dale Steyn not out 33264732126.92
Makhaya Ntini c Powell b Samuels1750014.28
Extras(lb 4, w 1)5
TOTAL(74.5 Ov, RR: 3.47, 339 Mts)260
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Herschelle Gibbs, 2.4 ov), 2-17 (Hashim Amla, 7.2 ov), 3-20 (Graeme Smith, 9.3 ov), 4-45 (Ashwell Prince, 18.4 ov), 5-157 (Jacques Kallis, 49.5 ov), 6-183 (Mark Boucher, 59.5 ov), 7-190 (Paul Harris, 62.3 ov), 8-192 (AB de Villiers, 63.4 ov), 9-259 (Andre Nel, 73.4 ov), 10-260 (Makhaya Ntini, 74.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Daren Powell1424713.35575010
Fidel Edwards1333732.84592100
Jerome Taylor1816633.66769000
Dwayne Bravo1626313.93678100
Daren Sammy702914.14231100
Marlon Samuels6.511412.04270000
MATCH DETAILS
St George's Park, Port Elizabeth
TossSouth Africa, elected to field first
SeriesWest Indies tour of Zimbabwe and South Africa
Season2007/08
Player Of The Match
Marlon Samuels
Marlon Samuels
Series resultWest Indies led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1856
Hours of play (local time)10.30am start, Lunch 12.30-13.10, Tea 15.10-15.30, Close 17.30
Match days26,27,28,29 December 2007 - day (5-day match)
Umpires
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Aleem Dar
Zimbabwe Image
Russell Tiffin
TV Umpire
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Rudi Koertzen
Reserve Umpire
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Brian Jerling
Match Referee
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Roshan Mahanama
CLOSE OF PLAY
Wed, 26 Dec - day 1 - West Indies 1st innings 281/4 (Shivnarine Chanderpaul 43*, Dwayne Bravo 0*, 84 ov)
Thu, 27 Dec - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 122/5 (AB de Villiers 22*, Mark Boucher 18*, 34 ov)
Fri, 28 Dec - day 3 - West Indies 2nd innings 146/8 (Jerome Taylor 2*, Daren Powell 0*, 52 ov)
Sat, 29 Dec - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 260 (74.5 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 1
  • West Indies 1st innings
  • West Indies: 50 runs in 10.2 overs (65 balls), Extras 3
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 65 balls (CH Gayle 25, D Ganga 22, Ex 3)
  • Drinks: West Indies - 80/0 in 14.0 overs (CH Gayle 51, D Ganga 26)
  • CH Gayle: 50 off 42 balls (10 x 4)
  • West Indies: 100 runs in 17.1 overs (106 balls), Extras 3
  • Lunch: West Indies - 130/2 in 27.0 overs (RS Morton 13, MN Samuels 14)
  • West Indies: 150 runs in 38.1 overs (233 balls), Extras 5
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 126 balls (RS Morton 24, MN Samuels 25, Ex 2)
  • Drinks: West Indies - 166/2 in 41.0 overs (RS Morton 33, MN Samuels 29)
  • Tea: West Indies - 190/3 in 55.0 overs (MN Samuels 44, S Chanderpaul 5)
  • Rain: West Indies - 193/3 in 56.2 overs (MN Samuels 45, S Chanderpaul 7)
  • West Indies: 200 runs in 63.5 overs (388 balls), Extras 10
  • MN Samuels: 50 off 142 balls (4 x 4)
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 163 balls (MN Samuels 28, S Chanderpaul 20, Ex 5)
  • Drinks: West Indies - 230/3 in 71.0 overs (MN Samuels 59, S Chanderpaul 28)
  • West Indies: 250 runs in 76.5 overs (466 balls), Extras 11
  • 4th Wicket: 100 runs in 221 balls (MN Samuels 63, S Chanderpaul 33, Ex 6)
  • New Ball Taken: West Indies 275/3 after 80.1 overs (MN Samuels 93, S Chanderpaul 38)
  • Bad Light: West Indies - 281/4 in 84.0 overs (S Chanderpaul 43, DJ Bravo 0)
  • End Of Day: West Indies - 281/4 in 84.0 overs (S Chanderpaul 43, DJ Bravo 0)
Day 2
  • West Indies: 300 runs in 92.4 overs (561 balls), Extras 13
  • S Chanderpaul: 50 off 146 balls (6 x 4)
  • Drinks: West Indies - 319/6 in 97.0 overs (S Chanderpaul 60, DJG Sammy 7)
  • West Indies: 350 runs in 104.4 overs (633 balls), Extras 13
  • 7th Wicket: 50 runs in 75 balls (S Chanderpaul 18, DJG Sammy 33, Ex 0)
  • Lunch: West Indies - 357/6 in 111.0 overs (S Chanderpaul 70, DJG Sammy 35)
  • Drinks: West Indies - 384/7 in 125.0 overs (S Chanderpaul 85, JE Taylor 9)
  • West Indies: 400 runs in 130.4 overs (790 balls), Extras 16
  • S Chanderpaul: 100 off 244 balls (12 x 4)
  • Innings Break: West Indies - 408/10 in 133.4 overs (DBL Powell 1)
  • Tea: West Indies - 408/10 in 133.4 overs (DBL Powell 1)
  • South Africa 1st innings
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 9.4 overs (59 balls), Extras 1
  • Drinks: South Africa - 53/3 in 10.5 overs (HM Amla 24)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 95/4 in 25.0 overs (AG Prince 20, AB de Villiers 13)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 26.1 overs (158 balls), Extras 5
  • End Of Day: South Africa - 122/5 in 34.0 overs (AB de Villiers 22, MV Boucher 18)
Day 3
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 42.3 overs (257 balls), Extras 7
  • AB de Villiers: 50 off 102 balls (8 x 4)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 162/6 in 47.0 overs (AB de Villiers 51, PL Harris 7)
  • Lunch: South Africa - 192/8 in 60.0 overs (A Nel 14, DW Steyn 6)
  • Innings Break: South Africa - 195/10 in 62.1 overs (M Ntini 0)
  • West Indies 2nd innings
  • Drinks: West Indies - 35/1 in 11.0 overs (D Ganga 4, RS Morton 1)
  • West Indies: 50 runs in 13.1 overs (80 balls), Extras 1
  • Tea: West Indies - 66/2 in 20.0 overs (D Ganga 22, MN Samuels 9)
  • Drinks: West Indies - 98/2 in 32.0 overs (D Ganga 33, MN Samuels 29)
  • West Indies: 100 runs in 32.4 overs (197 balls), Extras 2
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 130 balls (D Ganga 17, MN Samuels 32, Ex 1)
  • Drinks: West Indies - 125/4 in 44.0 overs (S Chanderpaul 2, DJ Bravo 1)
  • End Of Day: West Indies - 146/8 in 52.0 overs (JE Taylor 2, DBL Powell 0)
Day 4
  • West Indies: 150 runs in 52.4 overs (320 balls), Extras 5
  • Innings Break: West Indies - 175/10 in 57.4 overs (FH Edwards 0)
  • South Africa 2nd innings
  • Lunch: South Africa - 45/3 in 18.0 overs (JH Kallis 16, AG Prince 10)
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 19.4 overs (118 balls), Extras 0
  • Drinks: South Africa - 87/4 in 30.0 overs (JH Kallis 45, AB de Villiers 13)
  • JH Kallis: 50 off 70 balls (7 x 4)
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 73 balls (JH Kallis 39, AB de Villiers 13, Ex 0)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 31.4 overs (190 balls), Extras 0
  • Tea: South Africa - 138/4 in 46.0 overs (JH Kallis 77, AB de Villiers 31)
  • 5th Wicket: 100 runs in 167 balls (JH Kallis 68, AB de Villiers 31, Ex 1)
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 46.5 overs (282 balls), Extras 1
  • Drinks: South Africa - 170/5 in 56.0 overs (AB de Villiers 45, MV Boucher 6)
  • AB de Villiers: 50 off 120 balls (5 x 4)
  • South Africa: 200 runs in 64.6 overs (391 balls), Extras 5
  • Drinks: South Africa - 214/8 in 68.0 overs (A Nel 11, DW Steyn 11)
  • 9th Wicket: 50 runs in 45 balls (A Nel 28, DW Steyn 23, Ex 0)
  • South Africa: 250 runs in 72.1 overs (434 balls), Extras 5