Basil D'Oliveira Trophy - 1st Test

England v South Africa

South Africa won by an innings and 12 runs

England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal AJ Strauss* lbw b Morkel 0 2 4 0 0 0.00
View dismissal AN Cook b Steyn 115 392 295 11 1 38.98
View dismissal IJL Trott c †de Villiers b Morkel 71 243 162 9 0 43.82
View dismissal KP Pietersen c †de Villiers b Kallis 42 97 72 4 0 58.33
View dismissal IR Bell b Kallis 13 96 56 2 0 23.21
View dismissal RS Bopara c †de Villiers b Steyn 0 8 6 0 0 0.00
View dismissal MJ Prior c †de Villiers b Morkel 60 146 90 9 0 66.66
View dismissal TT Bresnan b Imran Tahir 8 48 32 1 0 25.00
View dismissal SCJ Broad b Philander 16 39 28 2 0 57.14
GP Swann not out 15 29 20 3 0 75.00
View dismissal JM Anderson c †de Villiers b Morkel 2 4 4 0 0 50.00
Extras (b 2, lb 24, w 3, nb 14) 43
Total (all out; 125.5 overs; 558 mins) 385 (3.05 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-0 (Strauss, 0.4 ov), 2-170 (Trott, 57.2 ov), 3-251 (Pietersen, 79.4 ov), 4-271 (Cook, 92.4 ov), 5-272 (Bopara, 94.4 ov), 6-284 (Bell, 100.4 ov), 7-313 (Bresnan, 110.3 ov), 8-358 (Broad, 119.5 ov), 9-383 (Prior, 125.1 ov), 10-385 (Anderson, 125.5 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
View wickets M Morkel 24.5 2 72 4 2.89 (5nb, 2w)
View wicket VD Philander 27 4 79 1 2.92 (7nb)
View wickets DW Steyn 30 7 99 2 3.30
View wickets JH Kallis 19 7 38 2 2.00 (1w)
View wicket Imran Tahir 19 0 61 1 3.21 (2nb)
JP Duminy 6 1 10 0 1.66
South Africa 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal GC Smith* b Bresnan 131 367 273 20 0 47.98
View dismissal AN Petersen lbw b Anderson 0 11 8 0 0 0.00
HM Amla not out 311 790 529 35 0 58.79
JH Kallis not out 182 434 326 23 1 55.82
Extras (b 5, lb 4, w 2, nb 2) 13
Total (2 wickets dec; 189 overs; 803 mins) 637 (3.37 runs per over)
Did not bat AB de Villiers, JA Rudolph, JP Duminy, VD Philander, DW Steyn, M Morkel, Imran Tahir
Fall of wickets 1-1 (Petersen, 2.4 ov), 2-260 (Smith, 87.1 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
View wicket JM Anderson 41 7 116 1 2.82 (1nb)
SCJ Broad 34 6 118 0 3.47 (1w)
GP Swann 52 10 151 0 2.90
View wicket TT Bresnan 37 2 140 1 3.78 (1nb)
RS Bopara 18 1 78 0 4.33 (1w)
KP Pietersen 3 0 13 0 4.33
IJL Trott 4 0 12 0 3.00
England 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
View dismissal AJ Strauss* c Philander b Imran Tahir 27 126 80 2 0 33.75
View dismissal AN Cook c †de Villiers b Philander 0 6 6 0 0 0.00
View dismissal IJL Trott c †de Villiers b Steyn 10 41 27 1 0 37.03
View dismissal KP Pietersen b Morkel 16 36 17 3 0 94.11
View dismissal IR Bell c Kallis b Steyn 55 285 220 6 0 25.00
View dismissal RS Bopara b Steyn 22 75 55 3 0 40.00
View dismissal MJ Prior c Kallis b Imran Tahir 40 141 86 5 0 46.51
TT Bresnan not out 20 91 61 2 0 32.78
View dismissal SCJ Broad c †de Villiers b Steyn 0 11 5 0 0 0.00
View dismissal GP Swann c Petersen b Steyn 7 11 9 1 0 77.77
View dismissal JM Anderson lbw b Imran Tahir 4 39 24 1 0 16.66
Extras (b 11, lb 15, w 1, nb 12) 39
Total (all out; 97 overs; 429 mins) 240 (2.47 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-2 (Cook, 1.2 ov), 2-32 (Trott, 10.2 ov), 3-57 (Pietersen, 17.3 ov), 4-67 (Strauss, 26.5 ov), 5-117 (Bopara, 44.4 ov), 6-203 (Prior, 76.6 ov), 7-210 (Bell, 82.2 ov), 8-210 (Broad, 84.1 ov), 9-218 (Swann, 86.5 ov), 10-240 (Anderson, 96.6 ov)
Bowling O M R W Econ
View wicket M Morkel 16 0 41 1 2.56 (1nb, 1w)
View wicket VD Philander 19 6 29 1 1.52 (1nb)
View wickets DW Steyn 21 6 56 5 2.66
View wickets Imran Tahir 32 7 63 3 1.96 (6nb)
JH Kallis 7 1 22 0 3.14
JP Duminy 2 1 3 0 1.50
Match details
Toss England, who chose to bat
Series South Africa led the 3-match series 1-0
Player of the match HM Amla (South Africa)
Umpires Asad Rauf (Pakistan) and SJ Davis (Australia)
TV umpire HDPK Dharmasena (Sri Lanka)
Match referee JJ Crowe (New Zealand)
Reserve umpire MA Gough
Close of play
Thu, 19 Jul - day 1 - England 1st innings 267/3 (AN Cook 114*, IR Bell 10*, 90 ov)
Fri, 20 Jul - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 86/1 (GC Smith 37*, HM Amla 47*, 37 ov)
Sat, 21 Jul - day 3 - South Africa 1st innings 403/2 (HM Amla 183*, JH Kallis 82*, 135 ov)
Sun, 22 Jul - day 4 - England 2nd innings 102/4 (IR Bell 14*, RS Bopara 15*, 38 ov)
Mon, 23 Jul - day 5 - England 2nd innings 240 (97 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 106 balls (IR Bell 10, RS Bopara 22, Ex 18)
  • Drinks: England - 135/5 in 51.0 overs (IR Bell 21, MJ Prior 11)
  • England: 150 runs in 57.2 overs (351 balls), Extras 32
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 114 balls (IR Bell 14, MJ Prior 27, Ex 10)
  • Lunch: England - 177/5 in 66.0 overs (IR Bell 36, MJ Prior 29)
  • England: 200 runs in 73.6 overs (452 balls), Extras 38
  • IR Bell: 50 off 189 balls, 250 mins (5 x 4)
  • Drinks: England - 208/6 in 81.0 overs (IR Bell 54, TT Bresnan 1)
  • New Ball Taken: England 208/6 after 81.1 overs (IR Bell 54, TT Bresnan 1)
  • Over 84.1: Review by South Africa (Bowling), Umpire - Asad Rauf, Batsman - SCJ Broad (Upheld)
  • Over 96.6: Review by England (Batting), Umpire - Asad Rauf, Batsman - JM Anderson (Struck down)
 
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Series Results
England v South Africa at Lord's - Aug 16-20, 2012
South Africa won by 51 runs
England v South Africa at Leeds - Aug 2-6, 2012
Match drawn
England v South Africa at The Oval - Jul 19-23, 2012
South Africa won by an innings and 12 runs
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