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Indian cricket team in South Africa in 2010–11

Indian cricket team in South Africa in 2010–11
India
South Africa
Dates 16 December 2010 – 23 January 2011
Captains MS Dhoni Graeme Smith
Johan Botha (Twenty20)
Test series
Result 3-match series drawn 1–1
Most runs Sachin Tendulkar (326) Jacques Kallis (498)
Most wickets Harbhajan Singh (15) Dale Steyn (21)
Player of the series Jacques Kallis (SA)
One Day International series
Result South Africa won the 5-match series 3–2
Most runs Virat Kohli (193) Hashim Amla (250)
Most wickets Munaf Patel (11) Lonwabo Tsotsobe (13)
Player of the series Morné Morkel (SA)
Twenty20 International series
Result India won the 1-match series 1–0
Most runs Rohit Sharma (53) Morne van Wyk (67)
Most wickets Ashish Nehra (2)
Yusuf Pathan (2)
Juan Theron
Player of the series Rohit Sharma (Ind)

The Indian cricket team toured South Africa from 16 December 2010 to 23 January 2011. The tour consisted of three Tests, one Twenty20 International (T20I) and five One Day Internationals (ODIs).

Contents

  • Squads 1
    • India 1.1
    • South Africa 1.2
  • Test Series 2
    • 1st Test 2.1
    • 2nd Test 2.2
    • 3rd Test 2.3
  • Krish Mackerdhuj Trophy 3
    • Only T20I 3.1
  • ODI series 4
    • 1st ODI 4.1
    • 2nd ODI 4.2
    • 3rd ODI 4.3
    • 4th ODI 4.4
    • 5th ODI 4.5
  • Media coverage 5
    • Television 5.1
  • References 6

Squads

Test Series

1st Test

16–20 December
Scorecard
India 
v
136 (38.4 overs)
Sachin Tendulkar 36 (34)
Morné Morkel 5/20 (12.4 overs)
620/4d (130.1 overs)
Jacques Kallis 201* (270)
Ishant Sharma 2/120 (27.1 overs)
459 (128.1 overs)
Sachin Tendulkar 111* (241)
Dale Steyn 4/105 (30.1 overs)
South Africa won by an innings and 25 runs
SuperSport Park, Centurion
Umpires: Steve Davis (Aus) and Ian Gould (Eng)
Player of the match: Jacques Kallis (SA)

2nd Test

26–30 December
Scorecard
India 
v
205 (65.1 overs)
V. V. S. Laxman 38 (73)
Dale Steyn 6/50 (19 overs)
131 (37.2 overs)
Hashim Amla 33 (46)
Harbhajan Singh 4/10 (7.2 overs)
228 (70.5 overs)
V. V. S. Laxman 96 (171)
Lonwabo Tsotsobe 3/43 (13 overs)
215 (72.3 overs)
Ashwell Prince 39* (108)
Sreesanth 3/45 (14 overs)
India won by 87 runs
Kingsmead, Durban
Umpires: Asad Rauf (Pak) and Steve Davis (Aus)
Player of the match: V. V. S. Laxman (Ind)
  • South Africa won the toss and elected to field.
  • Rain delayed play on Day 1. Bad light ended play on Days 2 and 3.

3rd Test

2–6 January
Scorecard
v
 India
362 (112.5 overs)
Jacques Kallis 161 (291)
Sreesanth 5/114 (29 overs)
364 (117.4 overs)
Sachin Tendulkar 146 (314)
Dale Steyn 5/75 (31 overs)
341 (102 overs)
Jacques Kallis 109* (240)
Harbhajan Singh 7/120 (38 overs)
166/3 (82 overs)
Gautam Gambhir 64 (184)
Morné Morkel 1/26 (15 overs)
Match drawn
Newlands, Cape Town
Umpires: Ian Gould (Eng) and Simon Taufel (Aus)
Player of the match: Jacques Kallis (SA)
  • India won the toss and elected to field.
  • Rain and bad light reduced play on Day 1.

Krish Mackerdhuj Trophy

Only T20I

9 January
Scorecard
India 
168/6 (20 overs)
v
 South Africa
147/9 (20 overs)
Rohit Sharma 53 (34)
Juan Theron 2/39 (4 overs)
Morne van Wyk 67 (39)
Yusuf Pathan 2/22 (3 overs)
India won by 21 runs
Moses Mabhida Stadium, Attendance 69,000 Durban
Umpires: Marais Erasmus (SA) and Brian Jerling (SA)
Player of the match: Rohit Sharma (Ind)

ODI series

1st ODI

12 January (D/N)
Scorecard
South Africa 
289/9 (50 overs)
v
 India
154 (35.4 overs)
AB de Villiers 76 (69)
Rohit Sharma 2/30 (7 overs)
Virat Kohli 54 (70)
Lonwabo Tsotsobe 4/31 (8.4 overs)
South Africa won by 135 runs
Kingsmead, Durban
Umpires: Marais Erasmus (SA) and Simon Taufel (Aus)
Player of the match: Lonwabo Tsotsobe (SA)
  • South Africa won the toss and elected to bat.

2nd ODI

15 January (D/N)
Scorecard
India 
190 (47.2 overs)
v
 South Africa
189 (43 overs)
Yuvraj Singh 53 (68)
Lonwabo Tsotsobe 4/22 (10 overs)
Graeme Smith 77 (98)
Munaf Patel 4/29 (8 overs)
India won by 1 run
New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
Umpires: Brian Jerling (SA) and Simon Taufel (Aus)
Player of the match: Munaf Patel (Ind)
  • India won the toss and elected to bat.

Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar suffered a hamstring injury during the match, and was forced to fly home afterwards. Tendulkar's appearance equalled the record number of appearances in ODI matches at 444, tied with Sanath Jayasuriya of Sri Lanka.[1]

3rd ODI

18 January (D/N)
Scorecard
South Africa 
220 (49.2 overs)
v
 India
223/8 (48.2 overs)
Francois du Plessis 60 (78)
Zaheer Khan 3/43 (9.2 overs)
Yusuf Pathan 59 (50)
Morné Morkel 3/28 (10 overs)
India won by 2 wickets
Newlands, Cape Town
Umpires: Johanes Cloete (SA) and Simon Taufel (Aus)
Player of the match: Yusuf Pathan (Ind)

4th ODI

21 January (D/N)
Scorecard
South Africa 
265/7 (50 overs)
v
 India
142/6 (32.5 overs)
JP Duminy 71* (72)
Yuvraj Singh 3/34 (8 overs)
Virat Kohli 87* (92)
Lonwabo Tsotsobe 2/25 (6 overs)
South Africa won by 48 runs (D/L)
Port Elizabeth
Umpires: Johanes Cloete (SA) and Simon Taufel (Aus)
Player of the match: JP Duminy (SA)
  • South Africa won the toss and elected to bat.
  • Play called off at 32.5 overs of the Indian innings due to rain. The par score was 190 runs from 32.5 overs according to the Duckworth–Lewis method.

5th ODI

23 January
10:00
Scorecard
South Africa 
250/9 (46 overs)
v
 India
234 (40.2 overs)
Hashim Amla 116* (132)
Munaf Patel 3/50 (8 overs)
Yusuf Pathan 105 (70)
Morné Morkel 4/52 (8 overs)
South Africa won by 33 runs (D/L)
SuperSport Park, Centurion
Umpires: Brian Jerling (SA) and Simon Taufel (Aus)
Player of the match: Hashim Amla (SA)
  • India won the toss and elected to field.
  • Rain during the South African innings reduced the match to 46 overs-a-side. The Duckworth–Lewis method set India a target of 268.

Media coverage

Television

References

  1. ^ "Cricket World Cup: Tendulkar injury worry for India". BBC Sport. 16 January 2011. Retrieved 16 January 2011. 
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