South Africa tour of England and Ireland, 2003 / Commentary

South Africa in England Test Series - 5th Test

England v South Africa

England won by 9 wickets

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100  | Overs 101-150  | Overs 151-200

19.5

Hall to Thorpe, no run

19.6

Hall to Thorpe, 1 run

England 79/2   GP Thorpe 1* (2b)

20.1

Kallis to Thorpe, 5 wides

20.1

Kallis to Thorpe, no run

20.2

Kallis to Thorpe, 2 runs

20.3

Kallis to Thorpe, no run

20.4

Kallis to Thorpe, 2 runs

20.5

Kallis to Thorpe, no run

20.6

Kallis to Thorpe, no run

England 88/2   GP Thorpe 5* (8b)

22.1

Kallis to Thorpe, no run

22.2

Kallis to Thorpe, no run

22.3

Kallis to Thorpe, no run

22.4

Kallis to Thorpe, 1 run

England 89/2   GP Thorpe 6* (12b)

23.1

Hall to Thorpe, 1 run

England 90/2   GP Thorpe 7* (13b)

24.1

Kallis to Thorpe, no run

24.2

Kallis to Thorpe, no run

24.3

Kallis to Thorpe, no run

24.4

Kallis to Thorpe, 1 run

England 95/2   GP Thorpe 8* (17b)

25.1

Pollock to Thorpe, no run

25.2

Pollock to Thorpe, no run

25.3

Pollock to Thorpe, no run

25.4

Pollock to Thorpe, no run

25.5

Pollock to Thorpe, no run

25.6

Pollock to Thorpe, no run

England 95/2   GP Thorpe 8* (23b)

26.5

Kallis to Thorpe, no run

26.6

Kallis to Thorpe, no run

England 96/2   GP Thorpe 8* (25b)

29.1

Pollock to Thorpe, no run

29.2

Pollock to Thorpe, no run

29.3

Pollock to Thorpe, no run

29.4

Pollock to Thorpe, no run

29.5

Pollock to Thorpe, no run

29.6

Pollock to Thorpe, FOUR

England 105/2   GP Thorpe 12* (31b 1x4)

30.2

Ntini to Thorpe, no run

30.3

Ntini to Thorpe, 1 run

England 107/2   GP Thorpe 13* (33b 1x4)

31.1

Pollock to Thorpe, 1 run

England 108/2   GP Thorpe 14* (34b 1x4)

32.1

Ntini to Thorpe, no run

32.2

Ntini to Thorpe, 1 run

England 109/2   GP Thorpe 15* (36b 1x4)

33.1

Pollock to Thorpe, 1 run

England 110/2   GP Thorpe 16* (37b 1x4)

34.1

Ntini to Thorpe, no run

34.2

Ntini to Thorpe, 1 run

34.4

Ntini to Thorpe, 1 run

England 113/2   GP Thorpe 18* (40b 1x4)

35.4

Pollock to Thorpe, no run

35.5

Pollock to Thorpe, FOUR

35.6

Pollock to Thorpe, 5 no balls

35.6

Pollock to Thorpe, no run

England 124/2   GP Thorpe 22* (44b 2x4)

36.2

Ntini to Thorpe, 1 run

36.4

Ntini to Thorpe, no run

36.5

Ntini to Thorpe, 1 leg bye

England 128/2   GP Thorpe 23* (47b 2x4)

37.1

Adams to Thorpe, no run

37.2

Adams to Thorpe, no run

37.3

Adams to Thorpe, 1 run

England 133/2   GP Thorpe 24* (50b 2x4)

38.1

Hall to Thorpe, no run

38.2

Hall to Thorpe, 1 run

England 134/2   GP Thorpe 25* (52b 2x4)

39.4

Adams to Thorpe, no run

39.5

Adams to Thorpe, no run

39.6

Adams to Thorpe, no run

England 150/2   GP Thorpe 25* (55b 2x4)

41.1

Adams to Thorpe, no run

41.2

Adams to Thorpe, no run

41.3

Adams to Thorpe, no run

41.4

Adams to Thorpe, 1 run

England 151/2   GP Thorpe 26* (59b 2x4)

42.1

Hall to Thorpe, no run

42.2

Hall to Thorpe, no run

42.3

Hall to Thorpe, no run

42.4

Hall to Thorpe, no run

42.5

Hall to Thorpe, no run

42.6

Hall to Thorpe, 1 run

England 156/2   GP Thorpe 27* (65b 2x4)

43.1

Adams to Thorpe, no run

43.2

Adams to Thorpe, no run

43.3

Adams to Thorpe, no run

43.4

Adams to Thorpe, no run

43.5

Adams to Thorpe, 1 run

England 157/2   GP Thorpe 28* (70b 2x4)

44.1

Hall to Thorpe, no run

44.2

Hall to Thorpe, no run

44.3

Hall to Thorpe, no run

44.4

Hall to Thorpe, no run

44.5

Hall to Thorpe, no run

44.6

Hall to Thorpe, no run

England 157/2   GP Thorpe 28* (76b 2x4)

46.1

Kallis to Thorpe, no run

46.2

Kallis to Thorpe, no run

46.3

Kallis to Thorpe, no run

46.4

Kallis to Thorpe, 1 run

England 166/2   GP Thorpe 29* (80b 2x4)

47.1

Pollock to Thorpe, no run

47.2

Pollock to Thorpe, 2 runs

47.3

Pollock to Thorpe, no run

47.4

Pollock to Thorpe, 1 run

47.6

Pollock to Thorpe, no run

England 174/2   GP Thorpe 32* (85b 2x4)

49.1

Pollock to Thorpe, FOUR

49.2

Pollock to Thorpe, no run

49.3

Pollock to Thorpe, no run

49.4

Pollock to Thorpe, no run

49.5

Pollock to Thorpe, FOUR

49.6

Pollock to Thorpe, 1 no ball

49.6

Pollock to Thorpe, no run

England 187/2   GP Thorpe 40* (92b 4x4)

51.1

Pollock to Thorpe, no run

51.2

Pollock to Thorpe, no run

51.3

Pollock to Thorpe, no run

51.4

Pollock to Thorpe, no run

51.5

Pollock to Thorpe, no run

51.6

Pollock to Thorpe, no run

England 191/2   GP Thorpe 40* (98b 4x4)

53.1

Pollock to Thorpe, no run

53.2

Pollock to Thorpe, 1 run

England 192/2   GP Thorpe 41* (100b 4x4)

54.1

Ntini to Thorpe, 3 runs

England 196/2   GP Thorpe 44* (101b 4x4)

55.1

Pollock to Thorpe, no run

55.2

Pollock to Thorpe, no run

55.3

Pollock to Thorpe, no run

55.4

Pollock to Thorpe, no run

55.5

Pollock to Thorpe, no run

55.6

Pollock to Thorpe, FOUR

England 200/2   GP Thorpe 48* (107b 5x4)

56.3

Ntini to Thorpe, no run

56.4

Ntini to Thorpe, no run

56.5

Ntini to Thorpe, 1 run

England 202/2   GP Thorpe 49* (110b 5x4)

57.1

Pollock to Thorpe, no run

57.2

Pollock to Thorpe, no run

57.3

Pollock to Thorpe, no run

57.4

Pollock to Thorpe, no run

57.5

Pollock to Thorpe, no run

57.6

Pollock to Thorpe, no run

England 202/2   GP Thorpe 49* (116b 5x4)

58.4

Ntini to Thorpe, no run

58.5

Ntini to Thorpe, 1 run

England 204/2   GP Thorpe 50* (118b 5x4)

59.1

Hall to Thorpe, 1 leg bye

England 209/2   GP Thorpe 50* (119b 5x4)

60.1

Ntini to Thorpe, no run

60.2

Ntini to Thorpe, 1 run

60.5

Ntini to Thorpe, no run

60.6

Ntini to Thorpe, 2 runs

England 220/2   GP Thorpe 53* (123b 5x4)

61.4

Hall to Thorpe, no run

61.5

Hall to Thorpe, no run

61.6

Hall to Thorpe, 1 leg bye

England 222/2   GP Thorpe 53* (126b 5x4)

62.1

Adams to Thorpe, no run

62.2

Adams to Thorpe, no run

62.3

Adams to Thorpe, no run

62.4

Adams to Thorpe, 1 run

England 223/2   GP Thorpe 54* (130b 5x4)

63.1

Hall to Thorpe, no run

63.2

Hall to Thorpe, 1 run

England 224/2   GP Thorpe 55* (132b 5x4)

64.1

Adams to Thorpe, 2 runs

64.2

Adams to Thorpe, no run

64.3

Adams to Thorpe, 3 runs

England 229/2   GP Thorpe 60* (135b 5x4)

65.1

Hall to Thorpe, 1 run

England 230/2   GP Thorpe 61* (136b 5x4)

66.1

Adams to Thorpe, FOUR

66.2

Adams to Thorpe, no run

66.3

Adams to Thorpe, no run

66.4

Adams to Thorpe, no run

66.5

Adams to Thorpe, no run

66.6

Adams to Thorpe, 3 runs

England 241/2   GP Thorpe 68* (142b 6x4)

67.1

Hall to Thorpe, no run

67.2

Hall to Thorpe, no run

67.3

Hall to Thorpe, no run

67.4

Hall to Thorpe, no run

67.5

Hall to Thorpe, FOUR

67.6

Hall to Thorpe, 1 run

England 246/2   GP Thorpe 73* (148b 7x4)

68.1

Adams to Thorpe, no run

68.2

Adams to Thorpe, no run

68.3

Adams to Thorpe, no run

68.4

Adams to Thorpe, no run

68.5

Adams to Thorpe, no run

68.6

Adams to Thorpe, no run

England 246/2   GP Thorpe 73* (154b 7x4)

69.5

Kallis to Thorpe, no run

69.6

Kallis to Thorpe, 1 run

England 252/2   GP Thorpe 74* (156b 7x4)

70.1

Adams to Thorpe, FOUR

70.2

Adams to Thorpe, no run

70.3

Adams to Thorpe, 1 run

England 257/2   GP Thorpe 79* (159b 8x4)

71.1

Kallis to Thorpe, no run

71.2

Kallis to Thorpe, 1 run

71.4

Kallis to Thorpe, no run

71.5

Kallis to Thorpe, no run

71.6

Kallis to Thorpe, no run

England 259/2   GP Thorpe 80* (164b 8x4)

72.3

Adams to Thorpe, 1 run

72.5

Adams to Thorpe, no run

72.6

Adams to Thorpe, 1 run

England 267/2   GP Thorpe 82* (167b 8x4)

73.1

Kallis to Thorpe, FOUR

73.2

Kallis to Thorpe, no run

73.3

Kallis to Thorpe, no run

73.4

Kallis to Thorpe, no run

73.5

Kallis to Thorpe, no run

73.6

Kallis to Thorpe, no run

England 271/2   GP Thorpe 86* (173b 9x4)

75.1

Kallis to Thorpe, no run

75.2

Kallis to Thorpe, no run

75.3

Kallis to Thorpe, no run

75.4

Kallis to Thorpe, no run

75.5

Kallis to Thorpe, no run

75.6

Kallis to Thorpe, no run

England 271/2   GP Thorpe 86* (179b 9x4)

76.3

Rudolph to Thorpe, no run

76.4

Rudolph to Thorpe, 1 run

England 277/2   GP Thorpe 87* (181b 9x4)

77.1

Kallis to Thorpe, no run

77.2

Kallis to Thorpe, no run

77.3

Kallis to Thorpe, FOUR

77.4

Kallis to Thorpe, no run

77.5

Kallis to Thorpe, no run

77.6

Kallis to Thorpe, no run

England 281/2   GP Thorpe 91* (187b 10x4)

79.1

Kallis to Thorpe, no run

79.2

Kallis to Thorpe, no run

79.3

Kallis to Thorpe, no run

79.4

Kallis to Thorpe, 2 runs

79.5

Kallis to Thorpe, no run

79.6

Kallis to Thorpe, no run

England 287/2   GP Thorpe 93* (193b 10x4)

80.2

Ntini to Thorpe, no run

80.3

Ntini to Thorpe, no run

80.4

Ntini to Thorpe, 1 leg bye

England 291/2   GP Thorpe 93* (196b 10x4)

81.1

Pollock to Thorpe, 1 run

81.6

Pollock to Thorpe, FOUR

England 297/2   GP Thorpe 98* (198b 11x4)

82.5

Ntini to Thorpe, 2 runs

82.6

Ntini to Thorpe, 1 run

England 301/2   GP Thorpe 101* (200b 11x4)

83.1

Pollock to Thorpe, FOUR

83.2

Pollock to Thorpe, no run

83.3

Pollock to Thorpe, no run

83.4

Pollock to Thorpe, no run

83.5

Pollock to Thorpe, no run

83.6

Pollock to Thorpe, no run

England 305/2   GP Thorpe 105* (206b 12x4)

85.1

Pollock to Thorpe, no run

85.2

Pollock to Thorpe, no run

85.3

Pollock to Thorpe, no run

85.4

Pollock to Thorpe, no run

85.5

Pollock to Thorpe, no run

85.6

Pollock to Thorpe, no run

England 305/2   GP Thorpe 105* (212b 12x4)

87.1

Pollock to Thorpe, no run

87.2

Pollock to Thorpe, FOUR

87.3

Pollock to Thorpe, no run

87.4

Pollock to Thorpe, FOUR

87.5

Pollock to Thorpe, 1 run

England 320/2   GP Thorpe 114* (217b 14x4)

88.1

Ntini to Thorpe, no run

88.2

Ntini to Thorpe, no run

88.3

Ntini to Thorpe, no run

88.4

Ntini to Thorpe, no run

88.5

Ntini to Thorpe, FOUR

88.6

Ntini to Thorpe, 1 run

England 325/2   GP Thorpe 119* (223b 15x4)

89.1

Pollock to Thorpe, no run

89.2

Pollock to Thorpe, FOUR

89.3

Pollock to Thorpe, no run

89.4

Pollock to Thorpe, no run

89.5

Pollock to Thorpe, no run

89.6

Pollock to Thorpe, no run

England 329/2   GP Thorpe 123* (229b 16x4)

90.2

Hall to Thorpe, no run

90.3

Hall to Thorpe, no run

90.4

Hall to Thorpe, 1 run

England 331/2   GP Thorpe 124* (232b 16x4)

91.1

Kallis to Thorpe, no run

91.2

Kallis to Thorpe, no run

91.3

Kallis to Thorpe, no run

91.4

Kallis to Thorpe, no run

91.5

Kallis to Thorpe, no run

91.6

Kallis to Thorpe, no run

England 334/2   GP Thorpe 124* (238b 16x4)

92.6

Hall to Thorpe, no run

England 337/2   GP Thorpe 124* (239b 16x4)

94.4

Hall to Thorpe, no run

94.5

Hall to Thorpe, no run

94.6

Hall to Thorpe, no run

England 345/2   GP Thorpe 124* (242b 16x4)

95.4

Kallis to Thorpe, no run

95.5

Kallis to Thorpe, OUT

GP Thorpe b Kallis 124 (316m 244b 16x4 0x6) SR: 50.81

England 346/3   GP Thorpe 124 (244b 16x4)
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Series Results
England v South Africa at The Oval - Sep 4-8, 2003
England won by 9 wickets
England v South Africa at Leeds - Aug 21-25, 2003
South Africa won by 191 runs
England v South Africa at Nottingham - Aug 14-18, 2003
England won by 70 runs
England v South Africa at Lord's - Jul 31-Aug 3, 2003
South Africa won by an innings and 92 runs
England v South Africa at Birmingham - Jul 24-28, 2003
Match drawn
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Oct 26, 2003

Shaun Pollock ruminates, England v South Africa, The AMP Oval, September 8 2003

Shaun Pollock ruminates

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Sep 9, 2003

Alec Stewart in the dressing-rooms after his final Test, against South Africa at The Oval

Alec Stewart sits in the dressing-rooms after his final Test

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