South Africa in India, 2008
India vs South Africa, 1st Test
MA Chidambaram Stadium-Chepauk, Chennai, March 26-30, 2008
Match Information
Umpires: Asad Rauf (Pak) & Tony Hill (NZ)
Third Umpire: Amiesh Saheba (Ind)
Match Referee: Roshan Mahanama (SL)
Toss: South Africa (Elected to bat)
Match Status: Match drawn
Man of the Match: Virender Sehwag
South Africa 2nd Innings | India 1st Innings | South Africa 1st Innings
Batting: South Africa 2nd Innings
Batsmen South Africa (331/5 in 109 ovs) Runs Balls 4's 6's SR
Neil McKenzie not out 155 339 13 1 45.72
Graeme Smith (c) lbw b H Singh 35 30 5 0 116.67
Hashim Amla c R Dravid b A Kumble 81 148 9 0 54.73
Jacques Kallis c RP Singh b H Singh 19 40 1 0 47.50
Ashwell Prince c W Jaffer b H Singh 5 11 1 0 45.45
AB de Villiers c S Ganguly b V Sehwag 11 41 0 0 26.83
Mark Boucher (wk) not out 11 46 0 0 23.91
Morne Morkel            
Paul Harris            
Dale Steyn            
Makhaya Ntini            
Extras: b - 8, w - 0, nb - 1, lb - 5 14  
Total: (331 for 5 in 109 overs) 331 Run Rate: 3.04
Fall Of Wickets
1/53 (Graeme Smith, 10.3 ov.), 2/210 (Hashim Amla, 56.6 ov.), 3/264 (Jacques Kallis, 76.2 ov.), 4/272 (Ashwell Prince, 78.6 ov.), 5/306 (AB de Villiers, 94.3 ov.)
Bowling: India
Bowler O M R W Nb Wd ER
S Sreesanth 12 0 42 0 1 0 3.5
Rudra Pratap Singh 9 1 43 0 0 0 4.8
Harbhajan Singh 34 1 101 3 0 0 3.0
Saurav Ganguly 2 1 1 0 0 0 0.5
Anil Kumble 20 2 57 1 0 0 2.8
Virender Sehwag 22 2 55 1 0 0 2.5
VVS Laxman 10 2 19 0 0 0 1.9
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Batting: India 1st Innings
Batsmen India (627/10 in 155.1 ovs) Runs Balls 4's 6's SR
Wasim Jaffer c J Kallis b P Harris 73 166 6 1 43.98
Virender Sehwag c N McKenzie b M Ntini 319 304 42 5 104.93
Rahul Dravid c J Kallis b M Ntini 111 291 15 0 38.14
Sachin Tendulkar c J Kallis b M Ntini 0 5 0 0 0.00
Saurav Ganguly c M Boucher b P Harris 24 29 4 0 82.76
VVS Laxman c & b P Harris 39 64 4 0 60.94
Mahendra Singh Dhoni (wk) c M Boucher b D Steyn 16 33 2 0 48.48
Anil Kumble (c) b D Steyn 3 18 0 0 16.67
Harbhajan Singh b D Steyn 0 2 0 0 0.00
Rudra Pratap Singh b D Steyn 0 8 0 0 0.00
S Sreesanth not out 4 15 0 0 26.67
Extras: b - 20, w - 4, nb - 4, lb - 10 38  
Total: (627 for 10 in 155.1 overs) 627 Run Rate: 4.04
Fall Of Wickets
1/213 (Wasim Jaffer, 52.6 ov.), 2/481 (Virender Sehwag, 111.4 ov.), 3/481 (Sachin Tendulkar, 113.3 ov.), 4/526 (Saurav Ganguly, 123.5 ov.), 5/573 (Rahul Dravid, 135.4 ov.), 6/598 (Mahendra Singh Dhoni, 144.2 ov.), 7/610 (Anil Kumble, 148.2 ov.), 8/610 (Harbhajan Singh, 148.4 ov.), 9/612 (Rudra Pratap Singh, 150.4 ov.), 10/627 (VVS Laxman, 155.1 ov.)
Bowling: South Africa
Bowler O M R W Nb Wd ER
Dale Steyn 32 3 103 4 0 0 3.2
Makhaya Ntini 28 3 128 3 0 0 4.6
Morne Morkel 25 4 76 0 2 1 3.0
Paul Harris 53.1 6 203 3 2 1 3.8
Jacques Kallis 14 0 71 0 0 0 5.1
Ashwell Prince 3 0 16 0 0 1 5.3
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Batting: South Africa 1st Innings
Batsmen South Africa (540/10 in 152.5 ovs) Runs Balls 4's 6's SR
Graeme Smith (c) c VVS Laxman b A Kumble 73 97 13 0 75.26
Neil McKenzie c R Dravid b H Singh 94 156 18 0 60.26
Hashim Amla run out (M Dhoni/A Kumble) 159 262 20 0 60.69
Jacques Kallis c W Jaffer b H Singh 13 42 1 0 30.95
Ashwell Prince c & b A Kumble 23 60 2 0 38.33
AB de Villiers c M Dhoni b S Sreesanth 44 58 8 0 75.86
Mark Boucher (wk) c R Dravid b V Sehwag 70 146 9 0 47.95
Morne Morkel c & b H Singh 35 54 7 0 64.81
Paul Harris c M Dhoni b H Singh 5 16 0 0 31.25
Dale Steyn c RP Singh b H Singh 15 21 3 0 71.43
Makhaya Ntini not out 1 6 0 0 16.67
Extras: b - 1, w - 1, nb - 1, lb - 5 8  
Total: (540 for 10 in 152.5 overs) 540 Run Rate: 3.53
Fall Of Wickets
1/132 (Graeme Smith, 33.3 ov.), 2/196 (Neil McKenzie, 50.5 ov.), 3/244 (Jacques Kallis, 64.6 ov.), 4/291 (Ashwell Prince, 81.3 ov.), 5/357 (AB de Villiers, 97.6 ov.), 6/456 (Hashim Amla, 126.4 ov.), 7/510 (Mark Boucher, 143.5 ov.), 8/520 (Morne Morkel, 146.6 ov.), 9/529 (Paul Harris, 150.2 ov.), 10/540 (Dale Steyn, 152.5 ov.)
Bowling: India
Bowler O M R W Nb Wd ER
Rudra Pratap Singh 23 1 111 0 0 0 4.8
S Sreesanth 26 5 104 1 1 1 4.0
Anil Kumble 45 11 106 2 0 0 2.4
Harbhajan Singh 44.5 4 164 5 0 0 3.7
Virender Sehwag 11 1 37 1 0 0 3.4
Saurav Ganguly 3 0 12 0 0 0 4.0
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The Teams
India: Virender Sehwag , Wasim Jaffer , Rahul Dravid , Sachin Tendulkar , Saurav Ganguly , VVS Laxman , Mahendra Singh Dhoni (w) , Anil Kumble (c) , Harbhajan Singh , Rudra Pratap Singh , S Sreesanth , Yuvraj Singh (sub) , Irfan Pathan (sub) , Piyush Chawla (sub)

South Africa: Neil McKenzie , Graeme Smith (c) , Hashim Amla , Jacques Kallis , Ashwell Prince , AB de Villiers , Mark Boucher (w) , Morne Morkel , Paul Harris , Dale Steyn , Makhaya Ntini , Jean-Paul Duminy (sub) , Monde Zondeki (sub) , Robin Peterson (sub)

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