Jan 26Australia vs. India

5th Match at Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney

No result

Jan 25South Africa vs. West Indies

4th ODI at St George's Park, Port Elizabeth

West Indies won by 1 wkt

Jan 25New Zealand vs. Sri Lanka

6th ODI at University Oval, Dunedin

New Zealand won by 120 runs

Jan 23New Zealand vs. Sri Lanka

5th ODI at University Oval, Dunedin

New Zealand won by 108 runs

Jan 23Australia vs. England

4th Match at Bellerive Oval, Hobart

Australia won by 3 wkts

Jan 21South Africa vs. West Indies

3rd ODI at Buffalo Park, East London

South Africa won by 9 wkts

Jan 28 17:00South Africa vs. West Indies

5th ODI at SuperSport Park, Centurion

Jan 29 06:30New Zealand vs. Sri Lanka

7th ODI at Wellington

Jan 30 08:50England vs. India

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1st ODI at Wellington

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Final at Perth

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2nd ODI at Napier

Cricket Scorecard

India in South Africa 2013

South Africa vs. India, 2nd Test

Kingsmead, Durban, Dec 26, 2013

Match Information

Match Status
South Africa won by 10 wkts
Man Of The Match
India (Elected to Bat)
Rod Tucker (Aus) & Steve Davis (Aus)
Third Umpire
Adrian Holdstock (RSA)
Match Referee
Andy Pycroft (Zim)

Batting: India

Batsman RunsBalls4s6sSR
Shikhar Dhawancaught A Petersen b M Morkel29494059.18
Murali Vijaycaught de Villiers b Steyn9722618042.92
Cheteshwar Pujaracaught de Villiers b Steyn701329053.03
Virat Kohlicaught de Villiers b M Morkel46875052.87
Rohit Sharmabowled b Steyn01000.00
Ajinkya Rahanebatting511218042.15
MS Dhoni (WK) (C)caught Graeme Smith b Steyn24403060.00
Ravindra Jadejacaught Kallis b Duminy03000.00
Zaheer Khancaught de Villiers b Steyn02000.00
Ishant Sharmacaught de Villiers b Steyn4310133.33
Mohammed Shamicaught Graeme Smith b M Morkel160016.67
Extras (4 wides, 1 no balls, 7 leg byes)12 
Total (334-10 in 111.3 overs)334 

Fall of Wickets

1/41 (Shikhar Dhawan, 13.1 ov.), 2/198 (Cheteshwar Pujara, 66.3 ov.), 3/199 (Murali Vijay, 68.5 ov.), 4/199 (Rohit Sharma, 68.6 ov.), 5/265 (Virat Kohli, 92.3 ov.), 6/320 (MS Dhoni, 106.4 ov.), 7/321 (Ravindra Jadeja, 107.5 ov.), 8/322 (Zaheer Khan, 108.2 ov.), 9/330 (Ishant Sharma, 108.5 ov.), 10/334 (Mohammed Shami, 111.3 ov.)

Bowling: South Africa

BowlerOversMaidensRunsWicketsNo BallsWidesEconomy Rate
Dale Steyn3091006023.3
Vernon Philander216560112.7
Morne Morkel23.36503012.1
Jacques Kallis111360003.3
Robin Peterson222750003.4
Jean-Paul Duminy40101002.5

Innings Highlights

Over No.Event TypeEventTeam Score
111.3OUTM Morkel to Shami, out Caught by Graeme Smith!! That ends it all. Short and outside off. Shami slashes out and gets a thick outside edge. It goes straight to first slip, Smith grabs on and rushes off to get prepared to come out and bat. Shami c Graeme Smith b M Morkel 1(6)334/10
109.1OTHERDuminy to Rahane, 1 run, well that answers that. Rahane wanted his fifty. A full toss outside off and he punches it down to long off to bring up his maiden Test fifty and put Shami on strike331/9
108.5OUTSteyn to Ishant, out Caught by de Villiers!! That's just perfect from Steyn. Banged in short and climbing up steeply. Sharma tries to fend it from the crease but the bounce did him in. He was hopping as he played and only managed to get a thin edge through to the 'keeper. Ishant c de Villiers b Steyn 4(3) [4s-1]330/9
108.4FOURSteyn to Ishant, FOUR, that's beautifully played by Ishant and leaves Dravid smirking in the comm box. It was pitched up, Sharma leans forward and drives it sweetly through cover. That will not please Steyn.330/8
108.3FOURSteyn to Ishant, leg byes, FOUR, fast and on the middle and leg, Sharma is hit on the thigh before it rolls down very fine to the boundary326/8
108.2OUTSteyn to Zaheer, out Caught by de Villiers!! Stupendous catch from de Villiers! This is just terrific catching and Steyn gets a five-fer. This was a length ball outside off. Zaheer just backs away and slashes hard, gets a thick outside edge that seemed to be going over the slip cordon but de Villiers leaps up full tilt, and almost dunks the ball down like a basketball player. Clings on with just his right hand to give Steyn his 22nd five-fer in Tests. Zaheer c de Villiers b Steyn 0(2)322/8
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Batting: South Africa

Batsman RunsBalls4s6sSR
Graeme Smith* (C)caught Dhawan b R Jadeja47817058.02
Alviro Petersencaught Vijay b R Jadeja621008062.00
Hashim Amlabowled b Shami3180016.67
Jacques Kalliscaught Dhoni b R Jadeja11531613036.39
AB de Villiers (WK)caught Kohli b R Jadeja741179063.25
Jean-Paul Duminylbw b R Jadeja28824034.15
Dale Steyncaught Dhoni b Zaheer44947046.81
Faf du Plessisrunout Rohit43704061.43
Robin Petersoncaught Vijay b Zaheer615291117.31
Vernon Philanderbatting03000.00
Morne Morkelcaught R Jadeja b R Jadeja02000.00
Extras (3 byes, 2 wides, 3 no balls, 15 leg byes)23 
Total (500-10 in 155.2 overs)500 

Fall of Wickets

1/103 (Graeme Smith, 27.1 ov.), 2/113 (Hashim Amla, 32.6 ov.), 3/113 (Alviro Petersen, 33.1 ov.), 4/240 (AB de Villiers, 73.6 ov.), 5/298 (Jean-Paul Duminy, 103.2 ov.), 6/384 (Jacques Kallis, 133.3 ov.), 7/387 (Dale Steyn, 136.1 ov.), 8/497 (Robin Peterson, 154.1 ov.), 9/500 (Faf du Plessis, 155 ov.), 10/500 (Morne Morkel, 155.2 ov.)

Bowling: India

BowlerOversMaidensRunsWicketsNo BallsWidesEconomy Rate
Zaheer Khan284972113.5
Mohammed Shami2721041003.9
Ishant Sharma3171140213.7
Ravindra Jadeja58.2151386002.4
Rohit Sharma*111290002.6

Innings Highlights

Over No.Event TypeEventTeam Score
155.2OUTRavindra Jadeja to M Morkel, out Caught&Bowled!! Jadeja fittingly finishes things off. This was a flighted ball just outside off, Morkel comes forward to drive but he ends up lobbing it to the right of Jadeja who dives and takes a superb catch. He ends up with career best figures of 6 for 138. M Morkel c and b Ravindra Jadeja 0(2)500/10
155OUTZaheer to Philander, out du Plessis Run Out!! Misunderstanding leads to du Plessis being run-out again. This was a length ball that comes back in, Philander gets an inside edge to square leg, he takes off for the single and then sends his partner back, Rohit gets quickly to the ball and hits the bulls-eye at the bowlers end. Even a dive from du Plessis does not save him. Third umpire makes an easy decision. du Plessis run out (Rohit) 43(70) [4s-4]500/9
154.1OUTZaheer to R Peterson, out Caught by Vijay!! End of an entertaining innings. This was fuller and around off, Peterson goes for the loft but miscues it completely, the ball goes high up in the air towards mid-on, Vijay runs in from mid-off, calls for it and takes a good catch. R Peterson c Vijay b Zaheer 61(52) [4s-9 6s-1]497/8
153.3SIXRohit to R Peterson, SIX, flighted on the stumps, Peterson plays the switch hit superbly, he connects it right off the middle and the ball goes sailing over deep extra cover, KP would have been proud of that shot494/7
152.4OTHERShami to du Plessis, 2 runs, short of length delivery on off, du Plessis stands tall and guides it with an open face to third man. The partnership between du Plessis and R Peterson is now 101486/7
152.3FOURShami to du Plessis, FOUR, full and on off, du Plessis gets to the pitch of the ball and plays the pick up shot beautifully to the deep mid wicket fence, the ball goes one bounce into the ropes484/7
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Batting: India

Batsman RunsBalls4s6sSR
Shikhar Dhawancaught du Plessis b R Peterson19872021.84
Murali Vijaycaught Graeme Smith b Philander6131046.15
Cheteshwar Pujarabowled b Steyn321004032.00
Virat Kohlicaught de Villiers b Steyn11271040.74
Rohit Sharmalbw b Philander25462154.35
Ajinkya Rahanebowled b Philander9615711261.15
MS Dhoni (WK) (C)caught A Petersen b R Peterson15292051.72
Ravindra Jadejacaught M Morkel b R Peterson8501160.00
Zaheer Khanlbw b R Peterson341007.32
Ishant Sharmacaught de Villiers b Steyn1100010.00
Mohammed Shamibatting1100100.00
Extras (4 byes, 2 wides)6 
Total (223-10 in 86 overs)223 

Fall of Wickets

1/8 (Murali Vijay, 5.3 ov.), 2/53 (Shikhar Dhawan, 27.5 ov.), 3/68 (Virat Kohli, 36.1 ov.), 4/71 (Cheteshwar Pujara, 38.6 ov.), 5/104 (Rohit Sharma, 50.4 ov.), 6/146 (MS Dhoni, 61.1 ov.), 7/154 (Ravindra Jadeja, 61.6 ov.), 8/189 (Zaheer Khan, 77.6 ov.), 9/206 (Ishant Sharma, 84.1 ov.), 10/223 (Ajinkya Rahane, 85.6 ov.)

Bowling: South Africa

BowlerOversMaidensRunsWicketsNo BallsWidesEconomy Rate
Dale Steyn218473012.2
Vernon Philander164433002.7
Morne Morkel166340002.1
Robin Peterson243744013.1
Jean-Paul Duminy82200002.5
Faf du Plessis1010001.0

Innings Highlights

Over No.Event TypeEventTeam Score
86OUTPhilander to Rahane, out Bowled!! That is a sad end to a great knock from Rahane. A well deserved hundred goes begging. Probably he could have trusted Shami for a delivery or two but he tries to slog as it was the final ball of the over and that brings about his downfall. Full delivery on the leg stump, Rahane swings hard across the line and misses, the ball just clips the leg stump. AB de Villiers comes up to Rahane and gives him a pat on the back. Rahane b Philander 96(157) [4s-11 6s-2]223/10
85.4SIXPhilander to Rahane, SIX, oh that is a great hit from Rahane. Short and wide outside off stump, Rahane backs away and slaps it hard, the short square boundary takes the ball over the sweeper cover fence. Just a hit away from a sensational hundred223/9
85.2FOURPhilander to Rahane, FOUR, just a chip straight down the ground and it beats the Giraffe at long-on. Full delivery on the stumps, Rahane makes room and lofts it over the bowler's head and beats Morne's dive in the deep. Into the nineties now217/9
84.1OUTSteyn to Ishant, out Caught by de Villiers!! The trap set for the short ball and Ishant has simply fallen into it. 350 Test match wickets for Dale Steyn, second quickest to do so. A nasty bouncer on the stumps, Ishant looks to fend and the ball hits him high on the bat and lobs up in the air, the keeper takes a few steps to his left and completes a simple catch. Just one more to go for South Africa. Steyn was absolutely fired up after taking that wicket. Ishant c de Villiers b Steyn 1(10)206/9
83.2FOURPhilander to Rahane, FOUR, take that Vernon Philander! Gee! It was a stunning hit. Full and swinging away outside off stump, but that doesn't bother Rahane and he goes over the infield past cover and it goes on the bounce into the fence206/8
83FOURSteyn to Rahane, FOUR, short again from Steyn, Rahane pulls well and gets it right from the middle of the bat, the ball runs away to the deep mid-wicket fence. Four crucial runs for India201/8
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Batting: South Africa

Batsman RunsBalls4s6sSR
Alviro Petersenbatting31375183.78
Graeme Smith* (C)batting27334181.82
Extras (1 wides)1 
Total (59-0 in 11.4 overs)59 

Recent Overs

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Bowling: India

BowlerOversMaidensRunsWicketsNo BallsWidesEconomy Rate
Mohammed Shami2140002.0
Ishant Sharma51290015.8
Ravindra Jadeja40160004.0
Rohit Sharma*0.401000015.0

Innings Highlights

Over No.Event TypeEventTeam Score
11.4FOURRohit to Graeme Smith, FOUR, the skipper finishes it off. Backs away and smashes this through cover to complete a series win. South Africa clinch it 1-0. The Durban jinx has been broken and Kallis gets a sweet farewell gift59/0
11.3SIXRohit to Graeme Smith, SIX, straight as an arrow over the bowler's head. He backed away and hit it so cleanly that it evokes claps from the dressing room55/0
10.1FOURRavindra Jadeja to A Petersen, FOUR, cut in the air but in the gap through point. He did well to get it to the left of the man at point. They're in quite a hurry49/0
10FOURIshant to Graeme Smith, FOUR, full and outside off. Smith stays in the crease and smacks it through mid wicket for another boundary. Superbly played45/0
9.3FOURIshant to A Petersen, FOUR, close shave for Petersen. He gets a thick inside edge that misses the stumps by a whisker. He was trying to punch it off the backfoot but did not middle it40/0
7.2FOURIshant to Graeme Smith, FOUR, that was a teaser for the fielders. Smith backed away and punched a length delivery through cover. The timing was not perfect, Jadeja gave chase but the ball just about manages to trickle into the rope31/0
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