Indian cricket team in South Africa in 2001–02

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India in South Africa 2001-02
  Flag of South Africa.svg Flag of India.svg
  South Africa India
Dates 1 October 2001 – 23 November 2001
Captains Shaun Pollock Sourav Ganguly
Test series
Result South Africa won the 2-match series 1–0
Most runs Herschelle Gibbs (316) Sachin Tendulkar (193)
Most wickets Shaun Pollock (16) Javagal Srinath (13)
Player of the series Herschelle Gibbs (SA)

The Indian cricket team toured South Africa for two Tests from 1 October 2001 to 23 November 2001. South Africa won the Test series 1-0.

Test matches[edit]

1st Test[edit]

3–6 November 2001
Scorecard
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379 (95.1 overs)
Sachin Tendulkar 155 (184)
Shaun Pollock 4/91 (27 overs)
563 (143 overs)
Lance Klusener 108 (124)
Javagal Srinath 5/140 (33 overs)
237 (69.4 overs)
Shiv Sunder Das 62 (96)
Shaun Pollock 6/56 (21.4 overs)
54/1 (14.4 overs)
Gary Kirsten 30* (48)
Anil Kumble 1/23 (4 overs)
South Africa won by 9 wickets
Goodyear Park, Bloemfontein
Umpires: Asoka de Silva (SL) and Dave Orchard (SA)
Player of the match: Shaun Pollock (SA)
  • South Africa won the toss and decided to field.

2nd Test[edit]

16–20 November 2001
Scorecard
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362 (121 overs)
Herschelle Gibbs 196 (354)
Javagal Srinath 6/76 (30 overs)
201 (62 overs)
VVS Laxman 89 (121)
Shaun Pollock 5/40 (16 overs)
233/5d (78 overs)
Jacques Kallis 89* (229)
Javagal Srinath 2/28 (17 overs)
206/3 (96.2 overs)
Rahul Dravid 87 (241)
Nantie Hayward 2/58 (25 overs)
Match drawn
St. George's Park, Port Elizabeth
Umpires: Ian Howell (SA) and Russell Tiffin (Zim)
Player of the match: Herschelle Gibbs (SA)
  • India won the toss and decided to field.

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