Western Province v Border
SuperSport Series 1996/97
VenueNewlands, Cape Town on 13th, 14th, 15th December 1996 (4-day match)
Balls per over6
TossWestern Province won the toss and decided to field
ResultWestern Province won by 8 wickets
PointsWestern Province 17 (Batting 3, Bowling 4); Border 6 (Batting 2, Bowling 4)
UmpiresBG Jerling, SB Lambson
Close of play day 1Western Province (1) 87/6 (Haynes 29*, Dawson 12*; 31 overs)
Close of play day 2Border (2) 99/6 (Boucher 0*, Drakes 6*; 42 overs)
Man of the MatchDL Haynes

Border first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BM Whiteb Dawson1345592- 
PJ Bothac Kirsten b Dawson3460876- 
SC Popeb Schultz24651014- 
PN Kirstenc Kirsten b Schultz1733402- 
*PC Strydomc Koenig b Schultz2513-- 
FJC Cronjec Kallis b Simons067-- 
+MV Boucherc Kirsten b Pringle7112715811- 
VC Drakesc Dawson b Simons817301- 
BC Fouriec Ackerman b Dawson1623442- 
PAN Emslienot out1350752- 
M Ntinib Pringle023-- 
Extras(2 b, 2 lb, 7 nb, 1 w)12
Total(all out, 71 overs)210
Fall of wickets:
1-35 (White), 2-50 (Botha), 3-80 (Kirsten), 4-88 (Strydom), 5-89 (Cronje), 6-97 (Pope), 7-120 (Drakes), 8-147 (Fourie), 9-210 (Boucher), 10-210 (Ntini)
Western Province bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Pringle15   3392--
Schultz19   5613--
Dawson16   9313--
Matthews10   4480--
Simons11   2272--

Western Province first inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DL Hayneslbw b Ntini992554058- 
SG Koenigb Drakes920382- 
JH Kallisc Boucher b Fourie1519331- 
HD Ackermanc Boucher b Ntini335-- 
F Davidslbw b Ntini1014122- 
*EO Simonsc Boucher b Ntini011-- 
+P Kirstenb Ntini025-- 
AC Dawsonc Boucher b Ntini28671012- 
CR Matthewslbw b Fourie9612716014- 
MW Pringlec Boucher b Botha01116-- 
BN Schultznot out31825-- 
Extras(11 b, 6 lb, 10 nb)27
Total(all out, 87.1 overs)290
Fall of wickets:
1-21 (Koenig), 2-46 (Kallis), 3-50 (Ackerman), 4-63 (Davids), 5-63 (Simons), 6-63 (Kirsten), 7-116 (Dawson), 8-270 (Matthews), 9-273 (Pringle), 10-290 (Haynes)
Border bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Drakes28   3841--
Botha16   5391--
Fourie17   3552--
Emslie4   0300--
White4   0160--

Border second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
BM Whitelbw b Pringle32228-- 
PJ Bothalbw b Schultz2957795- 
SC Popec Kirsten b Schultz85476-- 
PN Kirstenlbw b Pringle2148833- 
*PC Strydomb Schultz4681- 
FJC Cronjelbw b Schultz812171- 
+MV Bouchernot out6812418981 
VC Drakesc Kirsten b Schultz1230501- 
BC Fouriec Kirsten b Matthews11416-- 
PAN Emslieb Pringle1252731- 
M Ntinic Kirsten b Pringle31216-- 
Extras(4 b, 4 lb, 8 nb)16
Total(all out, 70.1 overs)185
Fall of wickets:
1-17 (White), 2-45 (Botha), 3-51 (Pope), 4-56 (Strydom), 5-76 (Cronje), 6-89 (Kirsten), 7-105 (Drakes), 8-109 (Fourie), 9-175 (Emslie), 10-185 (Ntini)
Western Province bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Schultz21   3695--
Dawson13   2450--
Simons4   270--
Matthews15   4301--

Western Province second inningsRunsBallsMins4s6s
DL Haynesb Ntini22030-- 
SG Koenigc Boucher b Botha4271906- 
JH Kallisnot out28851031- 
HD Ackermannot out2732434- 
*EO Simonsdid not bat      
F Davidsdid not bat      
+P Kirstendid not bat      
AC Dawsondid not bat      
CR Matthewsdid not bat      
MW Pringledid not bat      
BN Schultzdid not bat      
Extras(3 b, 1 lb, 3 w)7
Total(2 wickets, 34.4 overs)106
Fall of wickets:
1-25 (Haynes), 2-61 (Koenig)
Border bowlingOversMdnsRunsWktsWidesNo-Balls
Drakes4   0210--
Ntini8   2151--
Fourie7   1220--
Emslie8   0310--
Botha6   171--

--> The match was scheduled for four days but completed in three.
--> MV Boucher (1) passed his previous highest score of 51 in First-Class matches
--> FJC Cronje (2) passed 2500 runs in First-Class matches when he reached 6
--> M Ntini achieved his best innings bowling analysis in First-Class matches when he dismissed P Kirsten in the Western Province first innings (previous best was 3-49)
--> M Ntini achieved his first five wickets in an innings in First-Class matches in the Western Province first innings