South Africa v Australia
Australia in South Africa 1996/97 (2nd Test)
VenueSt George's Park, Port Elizabeth on 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th March 1997 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossAustralia won the toss and decided to field
ResultAustralia won by 2 wickets
UmpiresRE Koertzen, S Venkataraghavan
TV umpireDL Orchard
RefereeR Subba Row
Close of play day 1Australia (1) 10/1 (Taylor 7*, Elliott 1*)
Close of play day 2South Africa (2) 83/0 (Kirsten 41*, Bacher 38*)
Close of play day 3Australia (2) 145/3 (ME Waugh 54*, SR Waugh 11*)
Man of the MatchME Waugh

South Africa first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Kirstenc Hayden b Gillespie01927-- 
AM Bacherc Elliott b McGrath1134512- 
JH Kallisc Blewett b Gillespie01219-- 
DJ Cullinanc Warne b Gillespie3459784- 
*WJ Cronjeb McGrath0711-- 
HH Gibbsb Gillespie3165935- 
BM McMillanc SR Waugh b Warne551081877- 
SM Pollocklbw b Gillespie011-- 
+DJ Richardsonc McGrath b Warne4710511641 
AA Donaldc and b Warne930461- 
PR Adamsnot out5881- 
Extras(8 b, 8 lb, 1 w)17
Total(all out, 323 minutes, 74.4 overs)209
Fall of wickets:
1-13 (Kirsten), 2-17 (Kallis), 3-21 (Bacher), 4-22 (Cronje), 5-70 (Cullinan), 6-95 (Gibbs), 7-95 (Pollock), 8-180 (Richardson), 9-204 (McMillan), 10-209 (Donald)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McGrath22   7662--
Gillespie23   105451-
Blewett4   230--
Bevan2   080--

Australia first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
ML Haydenc Cullinan b Pollock01415-- 
*MA Taylorc Richardson b Pollock84465-- 
MTG Elliottrun out (Bacher)231211664- 
ME Waughlbw b Cronje2036673- 
SR Waughc Richardson b McMillan849551- 
GS Blewettb Donald134682-- 
MG Bevanc Richardson b McMillan01316-- 
+IA Healyc Bacher b Cronje53347-- 
SK Warnelbw b Adams1827492- 
JN Gillespienot out13744-- 
GD McGrathc Richardson b Kallis075-- 
Extras(1 b, 7 lb, 2 nb, 2 w)12
Total(all out, 309 minutes, 70.4 overs)108
Fall of wickets:
1-1 (Hayden), 2-13 (Taylor), 3-48 (ME Waugh), 4-64 (Elliott), 5-66 (SR Waugh), 6-70 (Bevan), 7-85 (Healy), 8-86 (Blewett), 9-106 (Warne), 10-108 (McGrath)
South Africa bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Donald23   13181-1
Pollock6   362-1
Adams4   051--
McMillan14   2322--
Cronje14   7212--

South Africa second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Kirstenb Gillespie431061387- 
AM Bacherc McGrath b Gillespie491291737- 
JH Kallisrun out (Blewett)22631-- 
DJ Cullinanlbw b Gillespie21115-- 
*WJ Cronjec Healy b Bevan2766895- 
HH Gibbsc ME Waugh b McGrath72232-- 
BM McMillanlbw b Bevan21520-- 
SM Pollocklbw b Warne1722274- 
+DJ Richardsonnot out32132-- 
AA Donaldc Warne b Bevan719221- 
PR Adamsc Taylor b Warne185-- 
Extras(1 b, 5 lb, 2 nb)8
Total(all out, 296 minutes, 73.4 overs)168
Fall of wickets:
1-87 (Kirsten), 2-98 (Kallis), 3-99 (Bacher), 4-100 (Cullinan), 5-122 (Gibbs), 6-137 (McMillan), 7-152 (Cronje), 8-156 (Pollock), 9-167 (Donald), 10-168 (Adams)
Australia bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
McGrath13   3431-2
Gillespie18   4493--
SR Waugh4.30160--
Bevan13   3183--

Australia second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*MA Taylorlbw b McMillan1331431- 
ML Haydenrun out (Cronje)1437642- 
MTG Elliottc and b Adams44911148- 
ME Waughb Kallis116228323171 
SR Waughc Cronje b Kallis1854881- 
GS Blewettb Adams742461- 
MG Bevanc Cullinan b Cronje2462983- 
+IA Healynot out1091911 
SK Warnelbw b Kallis336-- 
JN Gillespienot out057-- 
GD McGrathdid not bat      
Extras(11 b, 8 lb, 3 w)22
Total(8 wickets, 408 minutes, 93.3 overs)271
Fall of wickets:
1-23 (Taylor), 2-30 (Hayden), 3-113 (Elliott), 4-167 (SR Waugh), 5-192 (Blewett), 6-258 (ME Waugh), 7-258 (Bevan), 8-265 (Warne)
South Africa bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Donald26   67501-
McMillan21   5461--
Kallis16   7293-1
Adams21   46621-

--> The match was scheduled for five days but completed in four.
--> HH Gibbs (1) equalled his previous highest score of 31 in Test matches
--> ME Waugh (2) passed 19000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 63
--> SR Waugh (2) passed 14500 runs in first-class matches when he reached 1
--> GS Blewett (2) passed 1000 runs in Test matches when he reached 4
--> JN Gillespie achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed DJ Cullinan in the South Africa first innings (previous best was 2-62)
--> JH Kallis achieved his best innings bowling analysis in Test matches when he dismissed ME Waugh in the Australia second innings (previous best was 1-18)

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ME Waugh dropped by Cullinan off Donald when he had 105 and the total was 244/5.
BG Jerling was the TV Umpire in place of DL Orchard





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