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India in South Africa 2013

December 5-30, 2013

India to play 2 Tests and 3 ODIs

India will play two T20s and seven ODIs between November 18 and December 15 three ODIS and two Tests btween Dec 5 and 30. The tour was severely shortened upon request of the BCCI after soured relationship with CSA CEO Haroon Lorgat. The Indian team will arrive in South Africa on December 2.
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India vs South Africa Durban Boxing Day Test

2nd Test India vs South Africa

Durban Test, Day Five: South Africa seal series; IND-SAF:0-1(2/2)

India crashed to a humiliating 10-wicket defeat in the second cricket Test after the batting caved in for the second time in the match, getting all out for just 223. They were 173/7 at lunch, a narrow lead of 7 runs in their second innings with Rahane was not out on 50 with Zaheer Khan on 2. Rahane went on to make 96 and was the last man out, giving the hosts just 58 to win the contest, which Graeme Smith (27*) and Alviro Petersen (31*) did with a consummate ease. South Africa sealed the series 1-0, giving a perfect send-off to Jacques Kallis.
India vs South Africa, 2nd Test, Durban, day 5: South Africa 500 and 59/0 beat India 334 and 223 (Rahane 96, Peterson 4-74) by 10 wickets
India 1st Inngs - 334 334
South Africa 1st Inngs - 500 500
India 2nd Inngs - 223 223
South Africa 2nd Inngs - 59/0 59

Durban Test, Day Four: South Africans extend lead

South Africa were 384/6 at the fall of Kallis' wicket, who made 115.
India vs South Africa, 2nd Test, Durban, day 4, stumps: India 334 and 68/1 trail South Africa 500 (Kallis 115, Jadeja 6-138) by 98 runs
India 1st Inngs - 334 334
South Africa 1st Inngs - 500 500
India 2nd Inngs - 68/1 68

Durban Test, Day Three: South Africans batting steady

South Africa were 299 for five at the close of play on the third day of the second test against India at Kingsmead on Saturday. Kallis, playing his final test match, was not out on 78.
India vs South Africa, 2nd Test, Durban, day 3, stumps: South Africa 299/5 (Kallis 78*, Jadeja 4-87) trail India 334 by 35 runs
India 1st Inngs - 334 334
South Africa 1st Inngs - 299/5 299

Durban Test, Day Two: Steyn leads Proteas fightback

South Africa's Dale Steyn, who had in the Wanderers Test recorded the worst figures of the career, produced a fiery spell to rock the Indian batting line-up with a six-wicket haul on day two of the second Test at Kingsmead. Steyn took six for 100 as India slipped from their overnight 181 for one to 334 all out.
India vs South Africa, 2nd Test, Durban, day 2, stumps: South Africa 82/0 vs India 334 (M Vijay 97, Pujara 70, Rahane 51*, Steyn 6-100, de Villiers 5 catches)
India 1st Inngs - 334 334
South Africa 1st Inngs - 82/0 82

Durban Test, Day One: Vijay and Pujara keep SA at bay

Murali Vijay (91) and Cheteshwar Pujara (58) were at the crease when bad light stopped play on the opening day of the second Test match between India and South Africa in Kingsmead on Thursday. India had made 181 for one in 61 overs on a lifeless wicket with the loss of Dhawan's wicket.

Earlier, India won the toss and elected to bat first after dropping spinner Ravichandran Ashwin and replacing him with slow left-arm bowler Ravindra Jadeja.

India XI: MS Dhoni (Captain & Wicket Keeper), Shikhar Dhawan, Murali Vijay, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Ravindra Jadeja, Zaheer Khan, Ishant Sharma, Mohammad Shami.
South Africa XI: Graeme Smith (Captain), AB de Villiers (Wicket Keeper), Hashim Amla, JP Duminy, Faf du Plessis, Jacques Kallis, Morne Morkel, Alviro Petersen, Robin Peterson, Vernon Philander, Dale Steyn.
India vs South Africa, 2nd Test, Durban, day1 stumps: 181/1 (Murali 91*, Pujara 58*)

Durban Test: Stage set for Boxing Day match, as Kallis announces Test retirement

Jacques Kallis, one of the finest all-rounders, has announced that he will retire from Test cricket after the Boxing Day match against India. The veteran of 165 Test matches made his debut 18 years ago, and has scored 13174 runs, taking 292 wickets and holding on to 199 catches.

India vs South Africa Johannesburg Test

1st Test India vs South Africa

Johannesburg Test, Day Five: Exceptional match, Drawn; IND-SAF:0-0(1/2)

After dominating the proceedings with bat and ball in Johannesburg for four days, India could eke out only a draw as the South Africans made 450/7 in the second innings and came tantalizingly close to creating history.
India vs South Africa, 1st Test, Johannesburg, Day five: South Africa 244 and 450/7 (F du Plessis 134, AB de Villiers 103) drew with India 280 (Kohli 119) and 421 (Pujara 153, Kohli 96)
India 1st Inngs - 280 280
South Africa 1st Inngs - 244 244
India 2nd Inngs - 421 421
South Africa 2nd Inngs - 450/7 450

Johannesburg Test, Day Four: India 8 wickets away from victory

After India were bowled out for 421 in their second innings an hour after lunch, they had South Africa at 138/2 on stumps. India set a mammoth target of 458 for South Africa with the help of Cheteshwar Pujara's 153 and Virat Kohli's 96.
India vs South Africa, 1st Test, Johannesburg, Day four: South Africa 244 and 138/2 trail India 280 (Kohli 119) and 421 (Pujara 153, Kohli 96) by 320 runs

Johannesburg Test, Day Three: Pujara, Kohli give India huge lead of 320 runs

India dominated the third day's play from the beginning with the bowlers wrapping up the SA tail in quick time in the morning session and then Murali Vijay, Cheteshwar Pujara (135*) and Kohli (77*) batting splendidly to give India an overall lead of 145 runs with 8 wickets remaining by stumps. In the first session, Ishant Sharma and Zaheer Khan took four wickets apiece to bowl out South Africa for 244 to give India a vital lead of 36. In the slightly extended 38-over final session, and with South Africa one bowler short, Pujara and Kohli added 175 runs at 4.61 runs per over.
India vs South Africa, 1st Test, Johannesburg, Day three, stumps: India 280 (Kohli 119) and 284/2 (Pujara 135*, Kohli 77*) lead South Africa 244 by 320 runs

Johannesburg Test, Day Two: South Africa 213/6 at stumps

The visitors lost five wickets for just 25 runs to be bundled out for 280 in their first innings, but clawed back brilliantly to leave the hosts at 213 for six at the close of play on the second day of the first test against India at the Wanderers on Thursday. Ishant Sharma triggered the batting collapse with a 3/64, which was followed by two wickets for Mohammad Shami. The vital wicket of Graeme Smith (68) for Zaheer turned the final session of play in India's favor.
India vs South Africa, 1st Test, Johannesburg, Day two, stumps: South Africa 213/6 (Ishant 3-64) trail India 280 (Kohli 119, Rahane 47) by 67 runs

Johannesburg Test, Day One: Virat Kohli century helps India to 255/5

Virat Kohli's fifth century and highest test score - 119 - held India together on the first day of the opening test at the Wanderers on Wednesday. After India won the toss and elected to bat, they soon found themselves in a precarious position of 24/2. Pujara added a valuable 89-run stand with Kohli to revive their innings before he was run out for a 98-ball 25 that took India to 113/3. Ajinkya Rahane, in only his second Test, recorded an unbeaten 43 and shared an unbroken partnership of 36 with skipper Mahendra Dhoni. Zaheer and Ishant are back in the Indian XI. India XI: Murali Vijay, Shikhar Dhawan, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, MS Dhoni (Captain & Wicket Keeper), Ravichandran Ashwin, Ishant Sharma, Zaheer Khan, Mohammed Shami
South Africa XI: GC Smith (Captain), A Petersen, H Amla, J Kallis, AB de Villiers (Wicket Keeper), F du Plessis, JP Duminy, V Philander, D Steyn, M Morkel, Imran Tahir
India vs South Africa, 1st Test, Johannesburg, Day one, stumps: India 255/5 (Kohli 119, Rahane 43*) vs South Africa

Johannesburg Test South Africa vs India Scorecard

First Test Match at Johannesburg

  • Day 5 of 5 - Match finished
Result
  • South Africa drew with India

India 1st Innings 280 all out (103.0 overs)

Runs Minutes Balls 4s 6s
Vijay c AB de Villiers b M Morkel 6 84 42 1 0
Dhawan c Tahir b Steyn 13 43 27 2 0
Pujara run out (Tahir) 25 133 98 2 0
Kohli c Duminy b Kallis 119 240 181 18 0
Ro Sharma c AB de Villiers b Philander 14 45 42 1 0
Rahane c AB de Villiers b Philander 47 200 137 8 0
Dhoni c AB de Villiers b M Morkel 19 102 72 3 0
Ashwin not out 11 23 13 1 0
Zaheer Khan lbw b Philander 0 1 0 0
I Sharma b Philander 0 9 4 0 0
Ahmed b M Morkel 0 4 3 0 0
Extras 2nb 14w 4b 6lb 26
Total all out 280 (103.0 ovs)

Bowler Overs Maidens Runs Wickets
Steyn 26.0 7 61 1
Philander 27.0 6 61 4
M Morkel 23.0 12 34 3
Kallis 14.0 4 37 1
Tahir 8.0 0 47 0
Duminy 5.0 0 30 0
Fall of Wicket
17 Dhawan
24 Vijay
113 Pujara
151 Ro Sharma
219 Kohli
264 Dhoni
264 Rahane
264 Zaheer Khan
278 I Sharma
280 Ahmed
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South Africa 1st Innings 244 all out (75.3 overs)

Runs Minutes Balls 4s 6s
Smith lbw b Zaheer Khan 68 185 119 11 0
Petersen lbw b I Sharma 21 57 41 4 0
Amla b I Sharma 36 116 74 6 0
Kallis lbw b I Sharma 0 1 0 0
AB de Villiers lbw b Ahmed 13 31 21 1 0
Duminy c Vijay b Ahmed 2 21 12 0 0
du Plessis c Dhoni b Zaheer Khan 20 138 77 1 0
Philander c Ashwin b Zaheer Khan 59 112 86 7 0
Steyn c Ro Sharma b I Sharma 10 14 12 2 0
M Morkel b Zaheer Khan 7 12 9 1 0
Tahir not out 0 6 4 0 0
Extras 3nb 1w 0b 4lb 8
Total all out 244 (75.3 ovs)

Bowler Overs Maidens Runs Wickets
Zaheer Khan 26.3 6 88 4
Ahmed 18.0 3 48 2
I Sharma 25.0 5 79 4
Ashwin 6.0 0 25 0
Fall of Wicket
37 Petersen
130 Amla
130 Kallis
130 Smith
145 Duminy
146 AB de Villiers
226 Philander
237 Steyn
239 du Plessis
244 M Morkel
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India 2nd Innings 421 all out (120.4 overs)

Runs Minutes Balls 4s 6s
Dhawan c Kallis b Philander 15 31 21 1 0
Vijay c AB de Villiers b Kallis 39 156 94 5 0
Pujara c AB de Villiers b Kallis 153 346 270 21 0
Kohli c AB de Villiers b Duminy 96 250 193 9 0
Ro Sharma b Kallis 6 17 13 1 0
Rahane c Smith b Duminy 15 37 27 2 0
Dhoni c Sub b Philander 29 64 44 3 0
Ashwin c du Plessis b Philander 7 10 12 1 0
Zaheer Khan not out 29 48 31 3 2
I Sharma lbw b Tahir 4 20 14 0 0
Ahmed b Tahir 4 6 5 1 0
Extras 0nb 8w 9b 7lb 24
Total all out 421 (120.4 ovs)

Bowler Overs Maidens Runs Wickets
Steyn 30.0 5 104 0
Philander 28.0 10 68 3
M Morkel 2.0 1 4 0
Kallis 20.0 5 68 3
Tahir 15.4 1 69 2
AB de Villiers 1.0 0 5 0
Duminy 24.0 0 87 2
Fall of Wicket
23 Dhawan
93 Vijay
315 Pujara
325 Ro Sharma
327 Kohli
358 Rahane
369 Ashwin
384 Dhoni
405 I Sharma
421 Ahmed
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South Africa 2nd Innings 450 for 7 (136.0 overs)

Runs Minutes Balls 4s 6s
Petersen b Ahmed 76 198 162 9 0
Smith run out (Rahane) 44 121 73 6 0
Amla b Ahmed 4 24 13 1 0
du Plessis run out (Rahane) 134 392 309 15 0
Kallis lbw b Zaheer Khan 34 52 37 6 0
AB de Villiers b I Sharma 103 236 168 12 0
Duminy b Ahmed 5 6 9 1 0
Philander not out 25 53 37 3 0
Steyn not out 6 14 10 0 1
Extras 2nb 8w 3b 6lb 19
Total for 7 450 (136.0 ovs)

Bowler Overs Maidens Runs Wickets
Zaheer Khan 34.0 1 135 1
I Sharma 29.0 4 91 1
Ahmed 28.0 5 107 3
Ashwin 36.0 5 83 0
Vijay 1.0 0 3 0
Dhoni 2.0 0 4 0
Kohli 6.0 0 18 0
Fall of Wicket
108 Smith
118 Amla
143 Petersen
197 Kallis
402 AB de Villiers
407 Duminy
442 du Plessis
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Umpires: S J Davis, R J Tucker, A J Pycroft, S George


SAF Invitation XI vs Indians

Two-day tour match, Benoni

Heavy rains and soggy outfield made play impossible on day one of India's two-day tour game against South African Invitation XI at Willowmoore Park, Benoni. Benoni has seen nearly 800 millimeters of rain in the last three weeks, leaving the ground staff with a tough task of preparing the venue for the match.
Indians vs South African Invitation XI, tour match, Benoni: Match abandoned without a ball bowled

South Africa Test Team Selection

South Africa name unchanged Test squad

South Africa have retained the same 15-man squad that saved the series with Pakistan in the UAE in October for their two home Tests against India later this month. South Africa have won nine and lost only one of their last 13 matches and has a 12-point lead at the top of the ICC rankings. The squad will again be led by captain Graeme Smith, with the backup wicketkeeper position going to Thami Tsolekile ahead of the 20-year-old Quinton de Kock, who hit consecutive centuries against India in the ongoing one-day international series. South Africa Test squad: Graeme Smith (captain), AB de Villiers (vice-captain), Hashim Amla, JP Duminy, Faf du Plessis, Dean Elgar, Imran Tahir, Jacques Kallis, Rory Kleinveldt, Morne Morkel, Alviro Petersen, Robin Peterson, Vernon Philander, Dale Steyn, Thami Tsolekile.

India Test Team Selection

Zaheer Recalled to Test Team, Gambhir Ignored

India has recalled Zaheer Khan to the 17-man Test squad for the two-match Test series in South Africa, where he will be part of a five-man fast bowling line-up, joining Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav and Ishant Sharma. Other than Zaheer, Ambati Rayudu, Wriddhiman Saha and Ravindra Jadeja were the new entrants to the Test squad.The 17-year-old Ambati Rayudu was picked instead of Gautam Gambhir, who has been in good form in the Ranji Trophy this year, scoring an aggregate of 372 runs in the six matches played so far. Among the new "fab four," Rohit Sharma averages 288, Dhawan 81, Pujara 65.50 and Kohli 41.16 in Test cricket. India Test squad for South Africa: MS Dhoni (Captain & Wicket Keeper), Murali Vijay, Shikhar Dhawan, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kolhi, Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Ravichandran Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, Zaheer Khan, Ravindra Jadeja, Ambati Rayudu, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Ishant Sharma, Pragyan Ojha.

Editor: Nishanth Gopinathan.