2007 Future Cup

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Future Cup 2007
Flag of India.svg
India
Flag of South Africa.svg
South Africa
Dates 26 June 2007 – 1 July 2007
Captains Rahul Dravid Jacques Kallis
One Day International series
Result India won the 3-match series 2–1
Most runs Sachin Tendulkar (200) Morne van Wyk (126)
Most wickets Yuvraj Singh (3) André Nel (4)
Player of the series Sachin Tendulkar (Ind)

The 2007 Future Cup was a 3 ODI cricket series between India and South Africa between 23 June and 1 July. The series was preceded by each team playing one match against Ireland.

Squads[edit]

 India[1]  South Africa[2]  Ireland[3]
Rahul Dravid (c) Jacques Kallis (c) Trent Johnston (c)
Mahendra Singh Dhoni (wk) Mark Boucher (wk) Niall O'Brien (wk)
Ajit Agarkar AB de Villiers William Porterfield
Gautam Gambhir Jean-Paul Duminy Dominick Joyce
Sourav Ganguly Herschelle Gibbs Gary Wilson
Dinesh Karthik Andrew Hall Kevin O'Brien
Zaheer Khan Justin Kemp Andrew White
Piyush Chawla Charl Langeveldt Kyle McCallan
Ramesh Powar André Nel Thinus Fourie
Ishant Sharma Makhaya Ntini Roger Whelan
Rohit Sharma Vernon Philander Kenneth Carroll
R. P. Singh Dale Steyn Alex Cusack
Sreesanth Thandi Tshabalala
Sachin Tendulkar Morne van Wyk
Robin Uthappa
Yuvraj Singh

Matches[edit]

Ireland Matches[edit]

1st Match: Ireland vs India[edit]

23 June 2007
(scorecard)
Ireland 
193 (50 overs)
v
 India
171/1 (34.5 overs)
Niall O'Brien 52 (79)
Piyush Chawla 3/29 (10 overs)
Gautam Gambhir 80* (107)
Roger Whelan 1/56 (8 overs)
 India won by 9 wickets (D/L method)
Civil Service Cricket Club Ground, Stormont, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Umpires: Mark Benson (ENG) and Billy Bowden (NZL)
Player of the match: Gautam Gambhir
  • India's innings shortened to 39 overs due to rain between innings.

2nd Match: Ireland vs South Africa[edit]

24 June 2007
(scorecard)
South Africa 
173/4 (31 overs)
v
 Ireland
131 (30.5 overs)
Morne van Wyk 52 (84)
Alex Cusack 3/15 (4 overs)
Alex Cusack 36* (56)
Vernon Philander 4/12 (5.5 overs)
  • Match shortened to 31 overs per side due to rain.

ODI Series[edit]

1st Match: India vs South Africa[edit]

26 June 2007
(scorecard)
India 
242/8 (50 overs)
v
 South Africa
245/6 (49.3 overs)
Sachin Tendulkar 99 (143)
André Nel 3/47 (10 overs)
Jacques Kallis 91* (116)
Piyush Chawla 3/47 (10 overs)

This was the first instance Sachin Tendulkar was out at 99 in his entire career. This match is featured in the background of the film Slumdog Millionaire

2nd Match: India vs South Africa[edit]

29 June 2007
(scorecard)
South Africa 
226/6 (50 overs)
v
 India
227/4 (49.1 overs)
Morne van Wyk 82 (126)
Yuvraj Singh 3/36 (9 overs)
Sachin Tendulkar 93 (106)
Yuvraj Singh 49 (63)
Charl Langeveldt 2/43 (10 overs)

Sachin Tendulkar became the first batsman to cross the 15000 run mark in One Day International history.

3rd Match: India vs South Africa[edit]

1 July 2007
(scorecard)
South Africa 
148/7 (31 overs)
v
 India
151/4 (30.2 overs)
Justin Kemp 61 (61)
Herschelle Gibbs 56 (67)
Sachin Tendulkar 2/10 (1 over)
Ajit Agarkar 2/21 (6 overs)
Yuvraj Singh 61* (84)
Rahul Dravid 35 (48)
Makhaya Ntini 1/16 (7 overs)
André Nel 1/22 (5.2 overs)
  • Play reduced to 31 overs due to rain

Statistics[edit]

Sachin Tendulkar, man of the series

This was also India's first ODI series win outside the subcontinent since the famous NatWest Series win in England in 2002.

Batting stactics:-1- Sachin tendulkar(ind)- matches -3 inn-3 runs -200 avg 68 sr-70 2- van wyk- runs-126 inn-2

Bowling statistics[edit]

Fielding statistics[edit]

References[edit]

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2fxu7_3rd-odi-india-v-south-africa-sa-inn_sport

  1. ^ "India ODI Squad". Cricinfo. 2007-06-30. Archived from the original on 22 June 2007. Retrieved 2007-07-01. 
  2. ^ "South Africa ODI Squad". Cricinfo. 2007-06-07. Archived from the original on 23 June 2007. Retrieved 2007-07-01. 
  3. ^ "Ireland ODI Squad". Cricinfo. 15 June 2007. Retrieved 2007-07-01.