South Africa tour of England, 3rd Test: England v South Africa at Manchester, Jul 2-6, 1998
2,3,4,5,6 July 1998 (5-day match)
  South Africa 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
G Kirsten c †Stewart b Fraser 210 650 525 24 1 40.00
GFJ Liebenberg b Gough 16 33 29 3 0 55.17
JH Kallis b Gough 132 353 266 16 0 49.62
DJ Cullinan b Giles 75 298 234 8 0 32.05
WJ Cronje* not out 69 128 105 4 1 65.71
JN Rhodes c Cork b Gough 12 34 23 1 0 52.17
L Klusener not out 17 51 24 1 0 70.83
Extras (b 4, lb 10, w 1, nb 6) 21
  Total (5 wickets dec; 199.5 overs) 552 (2.76 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  D Gough 37 5 116 3 3.13 (6nb, 1w)
  DG Cork 35.5 7 109 0 3.04 (1nb)
  ARC Fraser 35 11 87 1 2.48
  RDB Croft 51 14 103 0 2.01
  AF Giles 36 7 106 1 2.94
  MR Ramprakash 5 0 17 0 3.40
  England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
NV Knight c †Boucher b Donald 11 28 17 1 0 64.70
MA Atherton c †Boucher b Ntini 41 158 120 7 0 34.16
N Hussain c †Boucher b Donald 4 31 22 0 0 18.18
AJ Stewart*† b Kallis 40 135 112 5 0 35.71
MR Ramprakash c †Boucher b Adams 30 136 100 1 0 30.00
DG Cork c Cronje b Adams 6 47 34 1 0 17.64
RDB Croft b Ntini 11 28 27 1 0 40.74
GP Thorpe lbw b Adams 0 7 6 0 0 0.00
AF Giles not out 16 45 38 1 0 42.10
D Gough c Donald b Adams 6 26 18 1 0 33.33
ARC Fraser b Kallis 0 4 1 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 5, lb 12, nb 1) 18
  Total (all out; 82.1 overs) 183 (2.22 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  AA Donald 13 3 28 2 2.15
  L Klusener 14 4 37 0 2.64 (1nb)
  M Ntini 16 7 28 2 1.75 (1nb)
  PR Adams 31 10 63 4 2.03
  JH Kallis 8.1 3 10 2 1.22
  England 2nd innings (following on) R M B 4s 6s SR
NV Knight c †Boucher b Donald 1 22 20 0 0 5.00
MA Atherton c Ntini b Kallis 89 371 280 13 0 31.78
N Hussain b Kallis 5 28 24 1 0 20.83
AJ Stewart*† c Klusener b Donald 164 418 317 24 0 51.73
MR Ramprakash lbw b Donald 34 185 149 2 0 22.81
GP Thorpe b Donald 0 7 3 0 0 0.00
DG Cork b Adams 1 7 6 0 0 16.66
RDB Croft not out 37 190 125 4 0 29.60
AF Giles c sub (BM McMillan) b Donald 1 15 15 0 0 6.66
D Gough c Kirsten b Donald 12 75 76 0 0 15.78
ARC Fraser not out 0 22 13 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 20, lb 2, w 1, nb 2) 25
  Total (9 wickets; 171 overs) 369 (2.15 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  AA Donald 40 14 88 6 2.20
  JH Kallis 41 19 71 2 1.73 (1nb, 1w)
  M Ntini 29 11 67 0 2.31 (1nb)
  PR Adams 51 22 90 1 1.76
  L Klusener 3 0 15 0 5.00
  WJ Cronje 6 3 15 0 2.50
  DJ Cullinan 1 0 1 0 1.00

Match details


Toss - South Africa, who chose to bat
Series - South Africa led the 5-match series 1-0
Test debut - AF Giles (England)
Player of the match - JH Kallis (South Africa)
Umpires - DB Cowie (New Zealand) and P Willey
TV umpire - DJ Constant
Match referee - Javed Burki (Pakistan)
Close of play
  • Thu, 2 Jul - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 237/1 (G Kirsten 98*, JH Kallis 117*, 97 ov)
  • Fri, 3 Jul - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 487/4 (WJ Cronje 27*, JN Rhodes 12*, 187 ov)
  • Sat, 4 Jul - day 3 - England 1st innings 162/8 (AF Giles 1*, D Gough 0*, 75 ov)
  • Sun, 5 Jul - day 4 - England 2nd innings 211/2 (MA Atherton 82*, AJ Stewart 115*, 81.2 ov)
  • Mon, 6 Jul - day 5 - England 2nd innings 369/9 (171 ov) - end of match

Match Notes


Day 5
Day 3
Day 2
Day 1
    • SA 2nd wicket partnership equals the record for South Africa. Previously 212 by G Kirsten and DJ Cullinan vs India at Calcutta, 1996/97.
    • It is also a new record at Old Trafford. The previous record was 200 by IM Barrow and GA Headly for West Indies, 1933.
    • South Africa set a new 2nd wicket partnership of 238 against England.
    • JH Kallis makes his highest test score, his previous best was 101.
    • G Kirsten makes his highest test score, his previous best of 133 was made at Calcutta in 1996, it is also the longest innings for a South African, the previous best was 9 hrs 35 mins by Jackie McGlew at Durban in 1958
    • Both Kallis and Kirsten have beaten the highest score by a South African at Old Trafford.
    • South Africa make their highest score against England.
    • Match finishes with the scores level
 
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