South Africa tour of England and Ireland, 1st Test: England v South Africa at Birmingham, Jul 24-28, 2003
24,25,26,27,28 July 2003 (5-day match)
  South Africa 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal GC Smith* c Anderson b Giles 277 541 373 35 0 74.26
133.4 caught Anderson 556/5
View dismissal HH Gibbs c Butcher b Vaughan 179 305 236 29 1 75.84
74.5 caught Butcher 338/1
View dismissal G Kirsten c †Stewart b Giles 44 105 95 7 0 46.31
101.5 caught †Stewart 438/2
View dismissal HH Dippenaar c Butcher b Gough 22 83 62 3 0 35.48
122.4 caught Butcher 514/3
View dismissal JA Rudolph c Gough b Harmison 10 38 35 1 0 28.57
132.2 caught Gough 552/4
MV Boucher not out 15 49 34 1 0 44.11
SM Pollock not out 24 42 39 0 1 61.53
Extras (b 8, lb 11, nb 4) 23
  Total (5 wickets dec; 145 overs; 584 mins) 594 (4.09 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
  JM Anderson 16 2 92 0 5.75 64 16 0 (1nb)
View wicket D Gough 25 6 88 1 3.52 112 12 1 (2nb)
122.4 to Dippenaar, caught Butcher 514/3
  A Flintoff 25 6 97 0 3.88 107 15 0 (1nb)
View wicket SJ Harmison 27 2 104 1 3.85 111 13 0
132.2 to Rudolph, caught Gough 552/4
View wickets AF Giles 42 2 153 2 3.64 166 16 1
101.5 to Kirsten, caught †Stewart 438/2
133.4 to Smith, caught Anderson 556/5
  MA Butcher 2 0 15 0 7.50 5 2 0
View wicket MP Vaughan 8 0 26 1 3.25 33 2 0
74.5 to Gibbs, caught Butcher 338/1
  England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal ME Trescothick b Ntini 31 124 86 6 0 36.04
26.6 bowled 66/1
View dismissal MP Vaughan c †Boucher b Pretorius 156 415 286 24 1 54.54
94.4 caught †Boucher 306/5
View dismissal MA Butcher lbw b Ntini 13 61 50 2 0 26.00
41.1 lbw 132/2
View dismissal N Hussain* lbw b Pollock 1 6 7 0 0 14.28
42.2 lbw 133/3
View dismissal A McGrath c Rudolph b Pretorius 34 98 69 5 0 49.27
64.6 caught Rudolph 222/4
View dismissal AJ Stewart b Pretorius 38 131 87 7 0 43.67
96.4 bowled 311/6
View dismissal A Flintoff lbw b Pretorius 40 75 57 7 1 70.17
112.5 lbw 374/7
View dismissal AF Giles b Pollock 41 109 83 8 0 49.39
122.4 bowled 408/10
View dismissal D Gough c Rudolph b Ntini 1 29 18 0 0 5.55
119.4 caught Rudolph 398/8
View dismissal SJ Harmison b Ntini 0 1 2 0 0 0.00
119.6 bowled 398/9
JM Anderson not out 0 12 4 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 19, lb 6, w 11, nb 17) 53
  Total (all out; 122.4 overs; 534 mins) 408 (3.32 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
View wickets SM Pollock 27.4 10 51 2 1.84 149 7 0 (7nb, 1w)
42.2 to Hussain, lbw 133/3
122.4 to Giles, bowled 408/10
View wickets M Ntini 28 8 114 4 4.07 129 20 2 (2nb)
26.6 to Trescothick, bowled 66/1
41.1 to Butcher, lbw 132/2
119.4 to Gough, caught Rudolph 398/8
119.6 to Harmison, bowled 398/9
  CM Willoughby 20 7 46 0 2.30 102 6 0 (2w)
View wickets D Pretorius 25 2 115 4 4.60 108 16 0 (4nb, 4w)
64.6 to McGrath, caught Rudolph 222/4
94.4 to Vaughan, caught †Boucher 306/5
96.4 to Stewart, bowled 311/6
112.5 to Flintoff, lbw 374/7
  RJ Peterson 22 9 57 0 2.59 109 10 0
  South Africa 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal GC Smith* b Giles 85 100 70 10 2 121.42
23.1 bowled 114/3
View dismissal HH Gibbs b Anderson 9 32 21 0 0 42.85
7.2 bowled 30/1
View dismissal G Kirsten c McGrath b Harmison 1 7 10 0 0 10.00
8.5 caught McGrath 32/2
HH Dippenaar not out 28 72 46 2 0 60.86
View dismissal JA Rudolph st †Stewart b Giles 8 12 10 0 0 80.00
25.6 stumped †Stewart 134/4
Extras (lb 2, nb 1) 3
  Total (4 wickets dec; 26 overs; 113 mins) 134 (5.15 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s  
View wicket SJ Harmison 6 0 34 1 5.66 22 4 0 (1nb)
8.5 to Kirsten, caught McGrath 32/2
View wicket JM Anderson 10 1 37 1 3.70 40 5 0
7.2 to Gibbs, bowled 30/1
View wickets AF Giles 8 0 45 2 5.62 23 2 1
23.1 to Smith, bowled 114/3
25.6 to Rudolph, stumped †Stewart 134/4
  A Flintoff 2 0 16 0 8.00 6 1 1
  England 2nd innings (target: 321 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
ME Trescothick not out 52 136 94 9 0 55.31
View dismissal MP Vaughan c Pollock b Peterson 22 89 61 1 1 36.06
21.2 caught Pollock 72/1
N Hussain* not out 23 47 49 5 0 46.93
Extras (b 8, lb 5) 13
  Total (1 wicket; 34 overs; 136 mins) 110 (3.23 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ 0s 4s 6s
  SM Pollock 7 3 6 0 0.85 37 0 0
  M Ntini 4 0 38 0 9.50 12 7 1
View wicket RJ Peterson 13 3 33 1 2.53 61 4 0
21.2 to Vaughan, caught Pollock 72/1
  D Pretorius 10 6 20 0 2.00 52 4 0

Match details


Toss - South Africa, who chose to bat
Series - 5-match series level 0-0
Player of the match - GC Smith (South Africa)
Umpires - DJ Harper (Australia) and S Venkataraghavan (India)
TV umpire - JW Lloyds
Match referee - RS Madugalle (Sri Lanka)
Close of play
  • Thu, 24 Jul - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 398/1 (GC Smith 178*, G Kirsten 26*, 91 ov)
  • Fri, 25 Jul - day 2 - no play
  • Sat, 26 Jul - day 3 - England 1st innings 25/0 (ME Trescothick 17*, MP Vaughan 4*, 8 ov)
  • Sun, 27 Jul - day 4 - England 1st innings 374/7 (AF Giles 9*, 112.5 ov)
  • Mon, 28 Jul - day 5 - England 2nd innings 110/1 (34 ov) - end of match

Match Notes


Day 5
Day 4
Day 3
Day 2
Day 1
General
    • Scorers: DE Wainwright & RJ Orgill
    • 4th Umpire - JF Steele
    • HH Gibbs 50 in 141 mins off 96 balls, 9x4
    • GC Smith 50 in 154 mins off 115 balls, 9x4
    • HH Gibbs 100 in 194 mins off 138 balls, 18x4, 1x6
    • GC Smith 100 in 224 mins off 161 balls, 16x4
    • 1st wicket partnership record for South Africa against England passing the 260 set by B Mitchell and IJ Siedle in Cape Town 1930/31
    • HH Gibbs 150 in 243 mins off 188 balls, 26x4, 1x6
    • GC Smith 150 in 321 mins off 231 balls, 21x4
    • Play abandoned for the day at 3.15pm
    • GC Smith 200 in 413 mins off 285 balls, 27x4
    • GC Smith 250 in 490 mins off 346 balls, 32x4
    • MP Vaughan 50 in 168 mins off 108 balls, 9x4
    • MP Vaughan 100 in 262 mins off 169 balls, 15x4, 1x6
    • MP Vaughan 150 in 382 mins off 267 balls, 23x4, 1x6
    • GC Smith 50 in 78 mins off 50 balls, 5x4, 1x6
    • ME Trescothick 50 in 98 mins off 73 balls, 9x4
 
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