England tour of South Africa, 5th Test: South Africa v England at Cape Town, Jan 2-4, 1996
South Africa won by 10 wickets
2,3,4 January 1996 (5-day match)
  England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
MA Atherton* c Hudson b Donald 0 24 21 0 0 0.00
AJ Stewart b McMillan 13 75 51 0 0 25.49
RA Smith b Adams 66 261 179 8 0 36.87
GP Thorpe c McMillan b Donald 20 45 43 3 0 46.51
GA Hick c McMillan b Donald 2 1 3 0 0 66.66
RC Russell c McMillan b Pollock 9 78 57 1 0 15.78
M Watkinson lbw b Pollock 11 6 9 2 0 122.22
DG Cork b Donald 16 53 33 2 0 48.48
PJ Martin c Hudson b Donald 0 6 6 0 0 0.00
ARC Fraser not out 5 12 8 1 0 62.50
DE Malcolm b Adams 1 5 3 0 0 33.33
Extras (b 4, lb 1, w 1, nb 4) 10
  Total (all out; 68.1 overs) 153 (2.24 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  AA Donald 16 5 46 5 2.87 (1nb, 1w)
  SM Pollock 14 6 26 2 1.85 (1nb)
  BM McMillan 10 2 22 1 2.20
  PR Adams 20.1 5 52 2 2.57
  JH Kallis 4 2 2 0 0.50
  WJ Cronje 4 4 0 0 0.00
  South Africa 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
G Kirsten c Atherton b Watkinson 23 156 99 3 0 23.23
AC Hudson lbw b Cork 0 10 5 0 0 0.00
WJ Cronje* c †Russell b Cork 12 33 33 2 0 36.36
DJ Cullinan c †Russell b Martin 62 204 134 7 0 46.26
JN Rhodes c †Russell b Fraser 16 99 70 0 0 22.85
BM McMillan run out 11 48 29 2 0 37.93
JH Kallis lbw b Martin 7 117 65 1 0 10.76
DJ Richardson not out 54 172 98 5 0 55.10
SM Pollock c Smith b Watkinson 4 17 24 0 0 16.66
AA Donald c †Russell b Cork 3 12 12 0 0 25.00
PR Adams c Hick b Martin 29 65 38 3 0 76.31
Extras (lb 22, nb 1) 23
  Total (all out; 101 overs) 244 (2.41 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  DG Cork 25 6 60 3 2.40 (1nb)
  DE Malcolm 20 6 56 0 2.80
  PJ Martin 24 9 37 3 1.54
  ARC Fraser 17 10 34 1 2.00
  M Watkinson 15 3 35 2 2.33
  England 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
MA Atherton* c †Richardson b Donald 10 18 15 1 0 66.66
AJ Stewart c Cullinan b Pollock 7 48 39 1 0 17.94
ARC Fraser c Adams b Donald 1 34 24 0 0 4.16
RA Smith c †Richardson b Adams 13 57 36 1 0 36.11
GP Thorpe run out 59 161 126 8 0 46.82
GA Hick lbw b Pollock 36 96 79 4 2 45.56
RC Russell c Hudson b Pollock 2 1 4 0 0 50.00
M Watkinson lbw b Adams 0 6 4 0 0 0.00
DG Cork c Kallis b Pollock 8 14 9 2 0 88.88
PJ Martin c Adams b Pollock 9 31 35 0 0 25.71
DE Malcolm not out 0 17 11 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 2, lb 5, nb 5) 12
  Total (all out; 62.5 overs) 157 (2.49 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  AA Donald 18 6 49 2 2.72
  SM Pollock 15.5 4 32 5 2.02 (2nb)
  PR Adams 22 6 53 2 2.40
  BM McMillan 7 3 16 0 2.28 (3nb)
  South Africa 2nd innings (target: 67 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
G Kirsten not out 41 63 48 8 0 85.41
AC Hudson not out 27 63 44 5 0 61.36
Extras (lb 1, nb 1) 2
  Total (0 wickets; 15.4 overs) 70 (4.46 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ
  DG Cork 4 0 23 0 5.75
  DE Malcolm 2 0 12 0 6.00
  PJ Martin 4 2 3 0 0.75
  M Watkinson 4 0 24 0 6.00
  GA Hick 1.4 0 7 0 4.20

Match details


Toss - England, who chose to bat
Series - South Africa won the 5-match series 1-0
Player of the match - AA Donald (South Africa)
Player of the series - AA Donald (South Africa)
Umpires - DL Orchard and SG Randell (Australia)
TV umpire - KE Liebenberg
Match referee - CH Lloyd (West Indies)
Close of play
  • Tue, 2 Jan - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 44/2 (G Kirsten 14*, DJ Cullinan 7*)
  • Wed, 3 Jan - day 2 - England 2nd innings 17/1 (AJ Stewart 4*, ARC Fraser 0*)
  • Thu, 4 Jan - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 70/0 (15.4 ov) - end of match

Match Notes


Day 3
Day 2
    • Lunch RSA 109-3, DC 53* JR9*
    • After bowling 3 overs for 17 runs,Fraser bowled 6 successive
    • maidens in the afternoon session.
    • McMillan run out by Cork
    • Tea RSA 148-6 (JK 7* DR 2*)
    • New ball taken after 84 overs
    • On Thorpe's run out, umpire Orchard initially gave not out
    • but consulted TV replay after discussions with Cronje, and
    • reversed his decision.
    • Tea taken early at fall of England's 10th wicket.
    • AA Donald awarded Man of the Series for 'contributing the
    • most towards South Africa winning the series'.
    • Following the presentations, commentator Jack Bannister
    • honoured his pre-series promise that he would "eat this
    • piece of paper if South Africa win the series".
    • Scheduled 5th day of Test replaced by a day/night limited
    • overs match versus Western Province.
    • South Africa's first series win at home against England since
    • 1930-31.
 
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