South Africa in England Test Series - 3rd Test

England v South Africa

England won by 8 wickets

South Africa 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
G Kirsten c †Rhodes b DeFreitas 2 9 12 0 0 16.66
PN Kirsten b Malcolm 16 52 30 2 0 53.33
WJ Cronje lbw b Benjamin 38 95 38 2 0 100.00
KC Wessels* lbw b Benjamin 45 118 84 7 0 53.57
DJ Cullinan c †Rhodes b DeFreitas 7 11 11 1 0 63.63
JN Rhodes retired hurt 8 20 14 1 0 57.14
BM McMillan c Hick b DeFreitas 93 269 193 9 0 48.18
DJ Richardson c †Rhodes b Benjamin 58 126 89 6 0 65.16
CR Matthews c Hick b Benjamin 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
PS de Villiers c Stewart b DeFreitas 14 62 50 2 0 28.00
AA Donald not out 14 34 21 1 0 66.66
Extras (b 8, lb 10, w 1, nb 18) 37
Total (all out; 92.2 overs) 332 (3.59 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-2 (G Kirsten), 2-43 (PN Kirsten), 3-73 (Cronje), 4-85 (Cullinan), 4-106* (Rhodes, retired not out), 5-136 (Wessels), 6-260 (Richardson), 7-266 (Matthews), 8-301 (de Villiers), 9-332 (McMillan)
Bowling O M R W Econ
PAJ DeFreitas 26.2 5 93 4 3.53
DE Malcolm 25 5 81 1 3.24
D Gough 19 1 85 0 4.47
JE Benjamin 17 2 42 4 2.47
GA Hick 5 1 13 0 2.60
England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
GA Gooch c †Richardson b Donald 8 61 43 1 0 18.60
MA Atherton* lbw b de Villiers 0 5 1 0 0 0.00
GA Hick b Donald 39 138 85 4 0 45.88
GP Thorpe b Matthews 79 158 115 11 0 68.69
AJ Stewart b de Villiers 62 154 106 7 0 58.49
JP Crawley c †Richardson b Donald 5 27 12 1 0 41.66
SJ Rhodes lbw b de Villiers 11 52 33 1 0 33.33
PAJ DeFreitas run out 37 55 31 4 1 119.35
D Gough not out 42 68 47 6 1 89.36
JE Benjamin lbw b de Villiers 0 6 7 0 0 0.00
DE Malcolm c sub (TG Shaw) b Matthews 4 8 4 1 0 100.00
Extras (b 1, w 1, nb 15) 17
Total (all out; 77 overs) 304 (3.94 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-1 (Atherton), 2-33 (Gooch), 3-93 (Hick), 4-145 (Thorpe), 5-165 (Crawley), 6-219 (Stewart), 7-222 (Rhodes), 8-292 (DeFreitas), 9-293 (Benjamin), 10-304 (Malcolm)
Bowling O M R W Econ
AA Donald 17 2 76 3 4.47
PS de Villiers 19 3 62 4 3.26
CR Matthews 21 4 82 2 3.90
BM McMillan 12 1 67 0 5.58
WJ Cronje 8 3 16 0 2.00
South Africa 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
PN Kirsten c DeFreitas b Malcolm 1 16 13 0 0 7.69
G Kirsten c & b Malcolm 0 5 3 0 0 0.00
WJ Cronje b Malcolm 0 11 7 0 0 0.00
KC Wessels* c †Rhodes b Malcolm 28 94 61 4 0 45.90
DJ Cullinan c Thorpe b Gough 94 220 134 12 0 70.14
BM McMillan c Thorpe b Malcolm 25 82 63 4 0 39.68
DJ Richardson lbw b Malcolm 3 7 7 0 0 42.85
CR Matthews c †Rhodes b Malcolm 0 2 3 0 0 0.00
JN Rhodes c †Rhodes b Malcolm 10 37 20 1 0 50.00
PS de Villiers not out 0 5 2 0 0 0.00
AA Donald b Malcolm 0 2 2 0 0 0.00
Extras (lb 5, nb 9) 14
Total (all out; 50.3 overs) 175 (3.46 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-0 (G Kirsten), 2-1 (PN Kirsten), 3-1 (Cronje), 4-73 (Wessels), 5-137 (McMillan), 6-143 (Richardson), 7-143 (Matthews), 8-175 (Cullinan), 9-175 (Rhodes), 10-175 (Donald)
Bowling O M R W Econ
PAJ DeFreitas 12 3 25 0 2.08
DE Malcolm 16.3 2 57 9 3.45
D Gough 9 1 39 1 4.33
JE Benjamin 11 1 38 0 3.45
GA Hick 2 0 11 0 5.50
England 2nd innings (target: 204 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
GA Gooch b Matthews 33 27 20 7 0 165.00
MA Atherton* c †Richardson b Donald 63 161 113 12 0 55.75
GA Hick not out 81 151 81 13 0 100.00
GP Thorpe not out 15 17 14 3 0 107.14
Extras (lb 6, nb 7) 13
Total (2 wickets; 35.3 overs) 205 (5.77 runs per over)
Did not bat AJ Stewart, JP Crawley, SJ Rhodes, PAJ DeFreitas, D Gough, JE Benjamin, DE Malcolm
Fall of wickets 1-56 (Gooch), 2-180 (Atherton)
Bowling O M R W Econ
AA Donald 12 1 96 1 8.00
PS de Villiers 12 0 66 0 5.50
CR Matthews 11.3 4 37 1 3.21
Match details
Toss South Africa, who chose to bat
Series 3-match series drawn 1-1
Test debut JE Benjamin (England)
Player of the match DE Malcolm (England)
Players of the series BM McMillan (South Africa) and DE Malcolm (England)
Umpires RS Dunne (New Zealand) and KE Palmer
TV umpire AGT Whitehead
Match referee PJP Burge (Australia)
Close of play
Thu, 18 Aug - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 326/8 (BM McMillan 91*, AA Donald 11*)
Fri, 19 Aug - day 2 - England 1st innings 281/7 (PAJ DeFreitas 37*, D Gough 25*)
Sat, 20 Aug - day 3 - England 2nd innings 107/1 (MA Atherton 42*, GA Hick 27*)
Sun, 21 Aug - day 4 - England 2nd innings 205/2 (35.3 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • General
  • Eng 1st innings
  • Atherton fined 1250 pounds for dissent after being dismissed.
  • RSA 2nd innings
  • Malcolm: The 6th best Test innings analysis of all time.
  • Weather Day 1: Sunny, breezy. Wicket: hard. Day 2: Rain delay in the morning. Breezy, overcast, sunny intervals.
  • Attendance: 59,705 Receipts: 1,390,551 pounds
  • JN Rhodes retired hurt at 106/4 jonathan, pv, Frank, Chris, John McDonald
 
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Series Results
England v South Africa at The Oval - Aug 18-21, 1994
England won by 8 wickets
England v South Africa at Leeds - Aug 4-8, 1994
Match drawn
England v South Africa at Lord's - Jul 21-24, 1994
South Africa won by 356 runs
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Devon Malcolm roars in, England v South Africa, 3rd Test, The Oval, 1994

Devon Malcolm roars in against South Africa

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Aug 20, 1994

Devon Malcolm points to the dressing room after yorking Hansie Cronje, England v South Africa, 3rd Test, The Oval, 3rd day, August 20, 1994

Devon Malcolm points to the dressing room after yorking Hansie Cronje

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