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South Africa v Australia
Australia in South Africa 1996/97 (1st Test)
VenueNew Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg on 28th February, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th March 1997 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossSouth Africa won the toss and decided to bat
ResultAustralia won by an innings and 196 runs
UmpiresCJ Mitchley, S Venkataraghavan
TV umpireRE Koertzen
RefereeR Subba Row
Close of play day 1South Africa (1) 302 all out
Close of play day 2Australia (1) 191/4 (SR Waugh 14*, Blewett 3*)
Close of play day 3Australia (1) 479/4 (SR Waugh 137*, Blewett 156*)
Close of play day 4South Africa (2) 99/4 (Kallis 29*, Rhodes 3*)
Man of the MatchSR Waugh, GS Blewett

South Africa first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
AC Hudsonc Healy b McGrath042-- 
G Kirstenc Healy b McGrath936671- 
JH Kallisc ME Waugh b McGrath630361- 
DJ Cullinanc Healy b McGrath27731005- 
*WJ Cronjec ME Waugh b Warne76144187101 
JN Rhodesc Healy b Gillespie2237363- 
SM Pollockc SR Waugh b Bevan3542448- 
L Klusenerc Taylor b Bevan922212- 
+DJ Richardsonnot out7287112101 
AA Donaldc Healy b Gillespie2145564- 
PR Adamslbw b Warne1533442- 
Extras(1 b, 3 lb, 3 nb, 3 w)10
Total(all out, 357 minutes, 91.4 overs)302
Fall of wickets:
1-0 (Hudson), 2-15 (Kallis), 3-25 (Kirsten), 4-78 (Cullinan), 5-115 (Rhodes), 6-165 (Pollock), 7-183 (Klusener), 8-195 (Cronje), 9-253 (Donald), 10-302 (Adams)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McGrath26   8774-1
Gillespie17   66622-
Warne27.49682-2
Bevan17   16421-
Blewett4   0230--

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MA Taylorb Pollock1635472- 
ML Haydenc Cullinan b Pollock401151545- 
MTG Elliottc Adams b Donald85113160131 
ME Waughc Richardson b Donald2634464- 
SR Waughc Richardson b Kallis16036650122- 
GS Blewettc Adams b Klusener21442151933- 
MG Bevannot out3758736- 
+IA Healyc Kirsten b Adams1122361- 
SK Warneb Cronje9911-1 
JN Gillespiedid not bat      
GD McGrathdid not bat      
Extras(1 b, 15 lb, 10 nb, 4 w)30
Total(8 wickets, declared, 777 minutes, 193.4 overs)628
Fall of wickets:
1-33 (Taylor), 2-128 (Hayden), 3-169 (ME Waugh), 4-174 (Elliott), 5-559 (SR Waugh), 6-577 (Blewett), 7-613 (Healy), 8-628 (Warne)
South Africa bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Donald35   7136221
Pollock32   31052-9
Klusener37   101221-1
Kallis21   45412-
Adams52   71631--
Cronje16.45321--

South Africa second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Kirstenb Warne84764-- 
AC Hudsonrun out (SR Waugh)3162805- 
JH Kallisb Warne391551715- 
DJ Cullinanc Healy b Warne01015-- 
*WJ Cronjec Healy b SR Waugh2249604- 
JN Rhodeslbw b Warne844571- 
SM Pollocknot out1433442- 
L Klusenerc Hayden b Bevan049-- 
+DJ Richardsonc Hayden b Bevan254-- 
AA Donaldb Bevan045-- 
PR Adamsb Bevan022-- 
Extras(4 b, 2 lb)6
Total(all out, 260 minutes, 69 overs)130
Fall of wickets:
1-36 (Kirsten), 2-41 (Hudson), 3-46 (Cullinan), 4-90 (Cronje), 5-108 (Rhodes), 6-127 (Kallis), 7-128 (Klusener), 8-130 (Richardson), 9-130 (Donald), 10-130 (Adams)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McGrath10   5170-1
Gillespie11   4240--
Warne28   15434--
Bevan15   3324--
SR Waugh4   141--
ME Waugh1   040--

Notes
--> Day 1 Lunch: South Africa (1) 58/3 (Cullinan 19*, Cronje 21*; 29 overs)
--> Day 1 Tea: South Africa (1) 182/6 (Cronje 68*, Klusener 9*; 62 overs)
--> Day 2 Lunch: Australia (1) 93/1 (Hayden 37*, Elliott 36*; 28 overs)
--> Day 2 Tea: Australia (1) 180/4 (SR Waugh 5*, Blewett 1*; 56 overs)
--> Day 3 Lunch: Australia (1) 284/4 (SR Waugh 58*, Blewett 46*; 90 overs)
--> Day 3 Tea: Australia (1) 378/4 (SR Waugh 93*, Blewett 103*; 123 overs)
--> Day 4 Lunch: Australia (1) 574/5 (Blewett 213*, Bevan 6*; 180 overs)
--> G Kirsten (1) passed 7500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 8
--> MTG Elliott (1) passed his previous highest score of 78 in Test matches
--> GS Blewett (1) passed his previous highest score of 115 in Test matches
--> GS Blewett (1) 200 in 399 balls, 489 minutes with 32 fours
--> GS Blewett (1) passed 5500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 131
--> MG Bevan reached 50 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed L Klusener, his 2nd wicket in the South Africa first innings

G Kirsten dropped on 3* by Taylor off the bowling of Gillespie. SA score was 11/1
WJ Cronje dropped on 63* at 176/6 by Blewett off Warne
L Klusener was originally given as dismissed lbw. It was later clarified with umpire Venkataraghavan to be caught by Taylor.
91.4 overs bowled in the day
Bad Light Stopped play at 3:37pm (7 minutes after tea)
Combination of rain and bad light forced play to be abandoned for the rest of the day
59.2 overs bowled in the day
92.4 overs bowled in the day
Bad light abandoned play 1 over before the scheduled finish
89.4 overs bowled in the day

 

 

 

 

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