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Durban Test: South Africa defeated India by 10 wickets to clinch the series 1-0

Dec 31, 2013 12:45 IST

Durban TestSouth Africa on 30 December 2013 clinched the two match series with India in Durban 1-0. It defeated India by 10 wickets in the second cricket test to win the series.

In the second inning of the match, India gave a 58 runs target to chase on the fifth day. It was all out on 223 runs in the second innings in which Ajinkya Rahane scored 96 runs.

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For South Africa, Robin Peterson claimed four wickets while Dale Steyn and Vernon Philander took three each.

Brief Scores

• India: 334 and 223 all out
• South Africa: 500 and 59 for no loss
• Man of the Match: Dale Steyn
• Man of the Series: AB De Villers

Jacques Kallis, who was playing his last Test hit a superb 115 runs in the first innings. With this knock he surpassed Rahul Dravid of India as the third highest run-getter 13289 runs in the longest format in his farewell match. Now, he is behind Sachin Tendulkar (15921) and Ricky Ponting (13378) in the all-time list.

Retiring South African all-rounder Jacques Kallis was given a guard of honour by the Indian players as he walked out to bat in the second and final Test at Kingsmead on 29 December 2013.

 

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