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India v South Africa
South Africa in India 1996/97 (2nd Test)
VenueEden Gardens, Calcutta on 27th, 28th, 29th, 30th November, 1st December 1996 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSouth Africa won the toss and decided to bat
ResultSouth Africa won by 329 runs
UmpiresBC Cooray, VK Ramaswamy
TV umpireSK Porel
RefereeJR Reid
Close of play day 1South Africa (1) 339/2 (Gibbs 28*, Cullinan 29*)
Close of play day 2India (1) 152/6 (Srinath 9*, Kumble 24*)
Close of play day 3South Africa (2) 160/1 (Kirsten 82*, Cullinan 60*)
Close of play day 4India (2) 59/4 (Dravid 18*, Azharuddin 25*)
Man of the MatchG Kirsten

South Africa first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AC Hudsonb Prasad14624431724- 
G Kirstenb Srinath10217024414- 
HH Gibbslbw b Prasad311121577- 
DJ Cullinanlbw b Prasad43801307- 
*WJ Cronjec Mongia b Srinath418221- 
BM McMillanlbw b Prasad023-- 
+DJ Richardsonnot out3660854- 
L Klusenerb Prasad1020251- 
PL Symcoxb Prasad132141-1 
AA Donaldc Laxman b Kumble023-- 
PR Adamsb Kumble486-- 
Extras(6 b, 24 lb, 9 nb)39
Total(all out, 121.1 overs)428
Fall of wickets:
1-236 (Kirsten), 2-296 (Hudson), 3-346 (Gibbs), 4-361 (Cronje), 5-362 (McMillan), 6-363 (Cullinan), 7-379 (Klusener), 8-421 (Symcox), 9-422 (Donald), 10-428 (Adams)
India bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Srinath37   71072-2
Prasad35   61046-5
Joshi12   1480-1
Ganguly3   1100--
Kumble20.11782--
Hirwani14   2510--

India first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+NR Mongiarun out (Gibbs)3568885- 
RS Dravidc Hudson b McMillan3148785- 
SC Gangulyb McMillan617241- 
*SR Tendulkarb Donald1862913- 
M Azharuddinc and b Adams10977132181 
VVS Laxmanb Donald1435552- 
SB Joshirun out (Donald)49141- 
J Srinathb Donald1144511- 
A Kumblerun out (Gibbs)8812416813- 
BKV Prasadc Richardson b Adams1105-- 
ND Hirwaninot out023-- 
Extras(5 lb, 7 nb)12
Total(all out, 81.2 overs)329
Fall of wickets:
1-68 (Dravid), 2-71 (Mongia), 3-77 (Ganguly), 4-114 (Laxman), 5-119 (Tendulkar), 6-119 (Joshi), 7-161 (Srinath), 8-322 (Azharuddin), 9-324 (Prasad), 10-329 (Kumble)
South Africa bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Donald21.24723--
Klusener14   1750-8
Adams13   1692--
McMillan16   4522--
Cronje6   3130--
Symcox11   1430--

South Africa second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AC Hudsonretired hurt627441- 
G Kirstenrun out (Joshi)13319631718- 
HH Gibbsc Dravid b Srinath912242- 
DJ Cullinannot out153261364151 
*WJ Cronjec and b Kumble3437515- 
BM McMillannot out1735532- 
+DJ Richardsondid not bat      
L Klusenerdid not bat      
PL Symcoxdid not bat      
AA Donalddid not bat      
PR Adamsdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 11 lb, 2 nb, 1 w)15
Total(3 wickets, declared, 93.2 overs)367
Fall of wickets:
1-39 (Gibbs), 2-251 (Kirsten), 3-306 (Cronje)
India bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Srinath24.221011-1
Prasad15   0630-1
Kumble32   410111-
Hirwani11   1400--
Joshi11   0500--

India second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
+NR Mongiac Cullinan b Klusener857801- 
RS Dravidb McMillan231271913- 
SC Gangulyc Richardson b Klusener042-- 
*SR Tendulkarc Kirsten b Symcox22528-- 
VVS Laxmanb Klusener1511-- 
M Azharuddinc McMillan b Klusener5255829- 
SB Joshic McMillan b Klusener188-- 
A Kumbleb Klusener1722482- 
J Srinathc McMillan b Klusener1924312- 
BKV Prasadnot out339-- 
ND Hirwanib Klusener021-- 
Extras(2 lb, 9 nb)11
Total(all out, 53.3 overs)137
Fall of wickets:
1-17 (Mongia), 2-18 (Ganguly), 3-27 (Tendulkar), 4-28 (Laxman), 5-88 (Dravid), 6-92 (Joshi), 7-97 (Azharuddin), 8-132 (Srinath), 9-137 (Kumble), 10-137 (Hirwani)
South Africa bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McMillan19   8331-2
Klusener21.34648-10
Cronje7   4100--
Symcox6   1281--

Notes
--> AC Hudson (1) passed 1500 runs in Test matches when he reached 33
--> HH Gibbs made his debut in Test matches
--> DJ Richardson (1) passed 6500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 35
--> L Klusener made his debut in Test matches
--> M Azharuddin (1) 100 in 74 balls
--> M Azharuddin (1) passed 4500 runs in Test matches when he reached 41
--> M Azharuddin (1) passed 13000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 46
--> A Kumble (1) passed his previous highest score of 52 in Test matches
--> G Kirsten (2) passed his previous highest score of 110 in Test matches
--> G Kirsten (2) passed 1500 runs in Test matches when he reached 96
--> DJ Cullinan (2) passed his previous highest score of 102 in Test matches
--> ND Hirwani made his last appearance in Test matches
--> L Klusener made his debut for South Africa in first-class matches
--> HH Gibbs made his debut for South Africa in first-class matches
--> BKV Prasad achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed PL Symcox in the South Africa first innings (previous best was 5-76)
--> L Klusener achieved his first five wickets in an innings in Test matches in the India second innings
--> M Azharuddin retired hurt in the India first innings having scored 6 (team score 87/3) - he returned when the score was 161/7
--> AC Hudson retired hurt in the South Africa second innings having scored 6 (team score 18/0)

Hudson dropped once by Ganguly and once by Mongia off Srinath in the first session. Highest opening partnership at the Eden Gardens.
Azharuddin hits five consecutive fours off Klusener in the 61st over of the innings.

 

 

 

 

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