England tour of South Africa, 1995/96 / Scorecard

South Africa 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
AC Hudson c Stewart b Cork 0 27 27 0 0 0.00
G Kirsten c †Russell b Malcolm 110 351 241 16 0 45.64
WJ Cronje* c †Russell b Cork 35 75 51 6 0 68.62
DJ Cullinan c †Russell b Hick 69 160 128 10 0 53.90
JN Rhodes c †Russell b Cork 5 21 14 0 0 35.71
BM McMillan lbw b Cork 35 83 70 7 0 50.00
DJ Richardson c †Russell b Malcolm 0 1 3 0 0 0.00
SM Pollock c Smith b Malcolm 33 56 45 0 0 73.33
CE Eksteen c †Russell b Cork 13 58 38 1 0 34.21
MW Pringle not out 10 28 10 2 0 100.00
AA Donald b Malcolm 0 5 3 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 1, lb 14, w 2, nb 5) 22
Total (all out; 104 overs) 332 (3.19 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-3 (Hudson), 2-74 (Cronje), 3-211 (Cullinan), 4-221 (Rhodes), 5-260 (Kirsten), 6-260 (Richardson), 7-278 (McMillan), 8-314 (Pollock), 9-331 (Eksteen), 10-332 (Donald)
Bowling O M R W Econ
DG Cork 32 7 84 5 2.62 (3nb)
DE Malcolm 22 5 62 4 2.81
ARC Fraser 20 5 69 0 3.45 (1nb)
D Gough 15 2 64 0 4.26 (1nb, 2w)
GA Hick 15 1 38 1 2.53
England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
MA Atherton* b Donald 9 10 14 2 0 64.28
AJ Stewart c Kirsten b Pringle 45 161 122 8 0 36.88
MR Ramprakash b Donald 4 53 35 1 0 11.42
GP Thorpe c Kirsten b Eksteen 34 79 53 7 0 64.15
GA Hick c & b Eksteen 6 17 14 1 0 42.85
RA Smith c & b McMillan 52 141 109 8 1 47.70
RC Russell c Rhodes b Eksteen 12 28 23 1 0 52.17
DG Cork c Cullinan b Pollock 8 56 38 1 0 21.05
D Gough c & b Pollock 2 21 18 0 0 11.11
ARC Fraser lbw b Pollock 0 15 11 0 0 0.00
DE Malcolm not out 0 2 1 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 6, lb 1, nb 21) 28
Total (all out; 68.3 overs) 200 (2.91 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-10 (Atherton), 2-45 (Ramprakash), 3-109 (Thorpe), 4-116 (Stewart), 5-125 (Hick), 6-147 (Russell), 7-178 (Cork), 8-193 (Gough), 9-200 (Fraser), 10-200 (Smith)
Bowling O M R W Econ
AA Donald 15 3 49 2 3.26 (3nb)
MW Pringle 17 4 46 1 2.70 (7nb)
SM Pollock 15 2 44 3 2.93 (8nb)
BM McMillan 10.3 0 42 1 4.00 (3nb)
CE Eksteen 11 5 12 3 1.09
South Africa 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
AC Hudson c †Russell b Fraser 17 53 35 3 0 48.57
G Kirsten c †Russell b Malcolm 1 23 19 0 0 5.26
WJ Cronje* c †Russell b Cork 48 165 93 5 0 51.61
DJ Cullinan c Gough b Cork 61 99 88 11 0 69.31
JN Rhodes c †Russell b Fraser 57 171 134 7 0 42.53
BM McMillan not out 100 295 168 9 3 59.52
DJ Richardson c Ramprakash b Malcolm 23 42 28 3 0 82.14
SM Pollock lbw b Cork 5 48 23 0 0 21.73
CE Eksteen c †Russell b Cork 2 16 14 0 0 14.28
MW Pringle c Hick b Fraser 2 7 9 0 0 22.22
AA Donald not out 9 36 23 1 0 39.13
Extras (b 5, lb 12, w 1, nb 3) 21
Total (9 wickets dec; 104.3 overs) 346 (3.31 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-7 (Kirsten), 2-29 (Hudson), 3-116 (Cullinan), 4-145 (Cronje), 5-244 (Rhodes), 6-296 (Richardson), 7-304 (Pollock), 8-311 (Eksteen), 9-314 (Pringle)
Bowling O M R W Econ
DG Cork 31.3 6 78 4 2.47 (1nb)
DE Malcolm 13 2 65 2 5.00
ARC Fraser 29 6 84 3 2.89 (1nb)
D Gough 12 2 48 0 4.00 (1nb)
GA Hick 15 3 35 0 2.33
MR Ramprakash 4 0 19 0 4.75
England 2nd innings (target: 479 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
MA Atherton* not out 185 643 492 29 0 37.60
AJ Stewart b McMillan 38 89 76 3 0 50.00
MR Ramprakash b McMillan 0 1 2 0 0 0.00
GP Thorpe lbw b Pringle 17 117 84 2 0 20.23
GA Hick c †Richardson b Donald 4 17 17 1 0 23.52
RA Smith c Pollock b Donald 44 130 111 8 0 39.63
RC Russell not out 29 274 235 3 0 12.34
Extras (b 4, lb 7, nb 23) 34
Total (5 wickets; 165 overs) 351 (2.12 runs per over)
Did not bat DG Cork, D Gough, ARC Fraser, DE Malcolm
Fall of wickets 1-75 (Stewart), 2-75 (Ramprakash), 3-134 (Thorpe), 4-145 (Hick), 5-232 (Smith)
Bowling O M R W Econ
AA Donald 35 9 95 2 2.71 (1nb)
MW Pringle 23 5 52 1 2.26 (9nb)
SM Pollock 29 11 65 0 2.24 (3nb)
BM McMillan 21 0 50 2 2.38 (9nb)
CE Eksteen 52 20 76 0 1.46
WJ Cronje 3 1 2 0 0.66
G Kirsten 2 2 0 0 0.00
Match details
Toss England, who chose to field
Series 5-match series level 0-0
Players of the match MA Atherton (England) and RC Russell (England)
Umpires DB Hair (Australia) and KE Liebenberg
TV umpire RE Koertzen
Match referee CH Lloyd (West Indies)
Close of play
Thu, 30 Nov - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 278/7 (SM Pollock 7*)
Fri, 1 Dec - day 2 - South Africa 2nd innings 5/0 (AC Hudson 5*, G Kirsten 0*)
Sat, 2 Dec - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 296/6 (BM McMillan 76*, SM Pollock 0*)
Sun, 3 Dec - day 4 - England 2nd innings 167/4 (MA Atherton 82*, RA Smith 11*)
Mon, 4 Dec - day 5 - England 2nd innings 351/5 (165 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5
  • Atherton dropped on 99 by Kirsten
  • Atherton 100 in 215 balls, 384 mins, 15x4's
  • Atherton best Test score
  • Atherton highest score in a test at new Wanderers
  • Russell on 25* for 72 minutes
  • Atherton batted 10hr 43 min, Russell, 4 hrs 34 min
 
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