Pakistan v South Africa
South Africa in Pakistan 1997/98 (1st Test)
VenueRawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi on 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th October 1997 (5-day match)
Balls per over6
TossPakistan won the toss and decided to bat
ResultMatch drawn
UmpiresJaved Akhtar, S Venkataraghavan
TV umpireSaid Shah
RefereeRS Madugalle
Close of play day 1Pakistan (1) 216/6 (Moin Khan 8*, Azhar Mahmood 4*; 86.2 overs)
Close of play day 2Pakistan (1) 345/9 (Azhar Mahmood 72*, Mushtaq Ahmed 6*; 136.1 overs)
Close of play day 3South Africa (1) 139/1 (Kirsten 62*, Kallis 20*; 64 overs)
Close of play day 4South Africa (1) 359/6 (Pollock 35*, Richardson 30*; 150 overs)
Man of the MatchAzhar Mahmood
ArticlesPakistan v South Africa, Rawalpindi - 1997-98

Pakistan first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*Saeed Anwarc Richardson b Donald1626382- 
Ali Naqvic Kirsten b Donald11527035214- 
Mohammad Ramzanlbw b Pollock29921144- 
Ijaz Ahmedb Symcox1134511- 
Inzamam-ul-Haqc Richardson b Schultz822281- 
Mohammad Wasimc Bacher b Symcox1156752- 
+Moin Khanlbw b Donald123460-- 
Azhar Mahmoodnot out128267350111 
Saqlain Mushtaqlbw b Pollock0513-- 
Waqar Younislbw b Pollock458110652 
Mushtaq Ahmedb Cronje5910618344 
Extras(2 b, 7 lb, 13 nb)22
Total(all out, 162.5 overs)456
Fall of wickets:
1-45 (Saeed Anwar), 2-114 (Mohammad Ramzan), 3-135 (Ijaz Ahmed), 4-152 (Inzamam-ul-Haq), 5-196 (Mohammad Wasim), 6-206 (Ali Naqvi), 7-230 (Moin Khan), 8-231 (Saqlain Mushtaq), 9-305 (Waqar Younis), 10-456 (Mushtaq Ahmed)
South Africa bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Donald33   31083-1
Schultz15   4581-7
Pollock37   13743-3
McMillan17   5360-4
Symcox46   111302--
Kallis7   3150--

South Africa first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
G Kirstenc Ijaz Ahmed b Saqlain Mushtaq983444257- 
AM Bacherc Mohammad Ramzan b Saqlain Mushtaq501421993- 
JH Kallislbw b Saqlain Mushtaq611572136- 
DJ Cullinanlbw b Saqlain Mushtaq1645593- 
*WJ Cronjec Ijaz Ahmed b Azhar Mahmood2459913- 
BM McMillanc Ijaz Ahmed b Saqlain Mushtaq727491- 
SM Pollockc +Mohammad Wasim b Azhar Mahmood489913641 
+DJ Richardsonnot out451241685- 
PL Symcoxst +Mohammad Wasim b Mushtaq Ahmed5651- 
AA Donaldc Saeed Anwar b Mushtaq Ahmed01721-- 
BN Schultzlbw b Mushtaq Ahmed179-- 
Extras(20 b, 9 lb, 15 nb, 4 w)48
Total(all out, 167.5 overs)403
Fall of wickets:
1-107 (Bacher), 2-221 (Kallis), 3-228 (Kirsten), 4-249 (Cullinan), 5-278 (Cronje), 6-282 (McMillan), 7-388 (Pollock), 8-393 (Symcox), 9-399 (Donald), 10-403 (Schultz)
Pakistan bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Waqar Younis20   8450--
Azhar Mahmood27   174219
Mushtaq Ahmed58.5171263--
Saqlain Mushtaq62   131295-11

Pakistan second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
*Saeed Anwarc sub (JN Rhodes) b Donald412121- 
Ali Naqvic Richardson b Kallis1927573- 
Mohammad Ramzanc Cronje b Kallis74971-- 
Ijaz Ahmedb Symcox1638502- 
Inzamam-ul-Haqc Symcox b Cronje568213110- 
Mohammad Wasimc Pollock b Symcox1020261- 
Azhar Mahmoodnot out509613781 
+Moin Khannot out63356-- 
Saqlain Mushtaqdid not bat      
Waqar Younisdid not bat      
Mushtaq Ahmeddid not bat      
Extras(2 b, 2 lb, 10 nb)14
Total(6 wickets, 57.4 overs)182
Fall of wickets:
1-5 (Saeed Anwar), 2-33 (Ali Naqvi), 3-42 (Mohammad Ramzan), 4-66 (Ijaz Ahmed), 5-80 (Mohammad Wasim), 6-148 (Inzamam-ul-Haq)
South Africa bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Donald11   4251--
Pollock8   1220-8
McMillan8   1240-3
Symcox16   2562--
Cronje6   1281--
Cullinan1   020--

--> Ali Naqvi made his debut in Test matches
--> Ali Naqvi (1) passed his previous highest score of 114 in first-class matches
--> Mohammad Ramzan made his debut in Test matches
--> Moin Khan (1) passed 4000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 7
--> Azhar Mahmood made his debut in Test matches
--> Azhar Mahmood (1) passed his previous highest score of 92 in first-class matches
--> Waqar Younis (1) passed his previous highest score of 34 in Test matches
--> Mushtaq Ahmed (1) passed his previous highest score of 42 in Test matches
--> JH Kallis (1) passed his previous highest score of 39 in Test matches
--> SM Pollock (1) passed 2000 runs in first-class matches when he reached 4
--> Inzamam-ul-Haq (2) passed 2500 runs in Test matches when he reached 1
--> PL Symcox reached 200 wickets in first-class matches when he dismissed Ijaz Ahmed, his 1st wicket in the Pakistan second innings

Pakistan 1st innings: 3x7-ball overs (by umpire Javed Akhtar - overs 21, 83 and 105)
Pakistan 1st innings: 1x5-ball over (by umpire Javed Akhtar - over 35)
New ball taken after 82 overs.
At the end of 82nd over, Schultz left the field. Rhodes came on as the substitute.
Moin Khan had an all run 4.
The light was offered to the batsmen after 86.2 overs, ending play on the first day.
3 hours of play lost due to overnight rain and wet outfield.
Brett Schultz has injured his shoulder and may not bowl further in the match.





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