England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
MA Butcher c Klusener b Adams 48 195 160 4 0 30.00
MA Atherton b Hayward 1 34 20 0 0 5.00
N Hussain* not out 146 635 463 17 0 31.53
DL Maddy c Adams b Donald 24 143 120 3 0 20.00
AJ Stewart lbw b Hayward 95 202 149 15 0 63.75
CJ Adams b Adams 19 42 36 3 0 52.77
A Flintoff lbw b Cronje 5 20 19 1 0 26.31
AR Caddick lbw b Cronje 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
D Gough c Klusener b Donald 9 28 25 1 0 36.00
CEW Silverwood c †Boucher b Pollock 0 3 4 0 0 0.00
PCR Tufnell not out 0 15 5 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 1, lb 14, w 3, nb 1) 19
Total (9 wickets dec; 166.4 overs; 670 mins) 366 (2.19 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-7 (Atherton, 8.5 ov), 2-82 (Butcher, 48.6 ov), 3-138 (Maddy, 86.5 ov), 4-294 (Stewart, 136.3 ov), 5-336 (Adams, 148.6 ov), 6-345 (Flintoff, 155.2 ov), 7-345 (Caddick, 155.3 ov), 8-362 (Gough, 162.6 ov), 9-362 (Silverwood, 163.4 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
AA Donald 23.4 3 67 2 2.83
SM Pollock 33 14 55 1 1.66
M Hayward 20 3 74 2 3.70 (2w)
JH Kallis 23 9 38 0 1.65 (1w)
L Klusener 17 5 38 0 2.23 (1nb)
PR Adams 43 17 74 2 1.72
WJ Cronje 7 5 5 2 0.71
South Africa 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
G Kirsten c †Stewart b Caddick 11 43 31 2 0 35.48
HH Gibbs c †Stewart b Caddick 2 23 12 0 0 16.66
JH Kallis c †Stewart b Caddick 0 8 4 0 0 0.00
DJ Cullinan b Gough 20 64 45 2 0 44.44
WJ Cronje* c †Stewart b Caddick 28 100 65 2 0 43.07
L Klusener c Maddy b Tufnell 15 16 10 3 0 150.00
SM Pollock b Caddick 64 108 89 8 1 71.91
MV Boucher b Caddick 0 2 2 0 0 0.00
AA Donald c Atherton b Caddick 0 2 2 0 0 0.00
PR Adams c Silverwood b Gough 9 83 41 0 0 21.95
M Hayward not out 0 6 3 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 4, lb 1, w 1, nb 1) 7
Total (all out; 50.5 overs; 234 mins) 156 (3.06 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-11 (Gibbs, 5.3 ov), 2-11 (Kallis, 7.1 ov), 3-24 (Kirsten, 9.1 ov), 4-57 (Cullinan, 21.4 ov), 5-74 (Klusener, 24.3 ov), 6-84 (Cronje, 31.1 ov), 7-84 (Boucher, 31.3 ov), 8-84 (Donald, 31.5 ov), 9-154 (Pollock, 49.3 ov), 10-156 (Adams, 50.5 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
D Gough 15.5 6 36 2 2.27 (1w)
AR Caddick 16 5 46 7 2.87
CEW Silverwood 6 1 38 0 6.33
PCR Tufnell 10 1 24 1 2.40
A Flintoff 3 0 7 0 2.33 (1nb)
South Africa 2nd innings (following on) R M B 4s 6s SR
G Kirsten b Butcher 275 878 642 26 0 42.83
HH Gibbs c Maddy b Caddick 26 60 45 5 0 57.77
JH Kallis c †Stewart b Gough 69 289 204 7 0 33.82
DJ Cullinan c †Stewart b Flintoff 16 99 50 2 0 32.00
WJ Cronje* c †Stewart b Flintoff 1 7 7 0 0 14.28
MV Boucher c †Stewart b Adams 108 290 220 14 1 49.09
L Klusener b Butcher 45 92 58 6 0 77.58
SM Pollock not out 7 34 35 0 0 20.00
Extras (b 5, lb 13, w 2, nb 5) 25
Total (7 wickets; 209.2 overs; 878 mins) 572 (2.73 runs per over)
Did not bat AA Donald, PR Adams, M Hayward
Fall of wickets 1-41 (Gibbs, 14.2 ov), 2-193 (Kallis, 83.2 ov), 3-242 (Cullinan, 104.6 ov), 4-244 (Cronje, 106.2 ov), 5-436 (Boucher, 174.4 ov), 6-537 (Klusener, 197.4 ov), 7-572 (Kirsten, 209.2 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
AR Caddick 36 12 70 1 1.94 (3nb)
CEW Silverwood 30 6 89 0 2.96 (1w)
D Gough 28 5 82 1 2.92 (1w)
A Flintoff 30 9 67 2 2.23
PCR Tufnell 45 6 117 0 2.60 (2nb)
CJ Adams 13 3 42 1 3.23
DL Maddy 14 1 40 0 2.85
MA Butcher 8.2 0 32 2 3.84
N Hussain 5 0 15 0 3.00
Match details
Toss England, who chose to bat
Series South Africa led the 5-match series 1-0
Players of the match AR Caddick (England) and G Kirsten (South Africa)
Umpires DB Cowie (New Zealand) and DL Orchard
TV umpire WA Diedricks
Match referee BN Jarman (Australia)
Close of play
Sun, 26 Dec - day 1 - England 1st innings 135/2 (N Hussain 51*, DL Maddy 24*, 85.1 ov)
Mon, 27 Dec - day 2 - England 1st innings 366/9 (N Hussain 146*, PCR Tufnell 0*, 166.4 ov)
Tue, 28 Dec - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 27/0 (G Kirsten 3*, HH Gibbs 24*, 6.1 ov)
Wed, 29 Dec - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 251/4 (G Kirsten 126*, MV Boucher 1*, 112 ov)
Thu, 30 Dec - day 5 - South Africa 2nd innings 572/7 (209.2 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • General
  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5
  • Boucher 50, 169 minutes, 134 balls
  • Boucher 100, 282 minutes, 211 balls
  • Kirsten 150, 576 minutes, 404 balls
  • Kirsten 200, 741 minutes, 522 balls
  • South Africa's 300, 560 minutes, 814 balls
  • South Africa's 350, 642 minutes, 915 balls
  • South Africa's 400, 725 minutes, 1019 balls
  • South Africa's 450, 763 minutes, 1070 balls
  • 50 partnership (Kirsten/Boucher) 104 minutes, 145 balls
  • 100 partnership (Kirsten/Boucher) 175 minutes, 243 balls
  • 150 partnership (Kirsten/Boucher) 264 minutes, 377 balls
  • Kirsten once again becomes South Africa's highest test runs scorer
  • Kirsten becomes the third South African to make a double century
  • Kirsten scores his highest test score
  • Boucher becomes the first nightwatchman to score two centuries
  • Adams (Eng) takes his first test wicket
  • 192 partnership (Kirsten/Boucher) is a RSA 5th wicket record
  • Kirsten's innings becomes the second longest in test cricket
  • South Africa's 2nd innings the highest ever at Kingsmead in the 3rd innings of a match
  • South Africa 500, 816 minutes, 1141 balls
  • South Africa 550, 851 minutes, 1213 balls
  • Kirsten 250, 612 balls, 852 minutes
  • 50 partnership (Kirsten/Klusener) 45 minutes 70 balls
  • 100 partnership (Kirsten/Klusener) 88 minutes, 136 balls
  • Kirsten now joint highest South African batsmen with Cullinan
  • Crowd: 5,500
 
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