South Africa tour of England, 2008 / Commentary

Basil D'Oliveira Trophy - 3rd Test

England v South Africa

South Africa won by 5 wickets

Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100

22.6

Nel to Pietersen, no run, Pietersen's firmly behind it, defending solidly to block out the hat-trick

England 68/2   KP Pietersen 0* (1b)

23.5

Kallis to Pietersen, no run, wide of Pietersen who leaves it alone

23.6

Kallis to Pietersen, 3 runs, straightening on Pietersen but, as you'd expect, he just walks across to the off side and flicks him through midwicket. The vacant midwicket

England 72/2   KP Pietersen 3* (3b)

24.1

Nel to Pietersen, 1 run, pulled through midwicket with a flourish, if not power

England 73/2   KP Pietersen 4* (4b)

25.1

Kallis to Pietersen, no run, left alone outside off

25.2

Kallis to Pietersen, 1 wide, wayhay! A wide. Splendid wide action by the big man

25.2

Kallis to Pietersen, no run, swinging away from the right-hander who leaves alone

25.3

Kallis to Pietersen, no run, leans into a drive does Pietersen, but it finds mid-off

25.4

Kallis to Pietersen, no run, firmly defended

25.5

Kallis to Pietersen, OUT, a huge appeal and he's out! Pietersen's gone! A quicker, fuller ball which Pietersen tried to flick to leg and got the thinnest of leading edges which flew to Prince at point. Pietersen wasn't sure if it was lbw or caught, and though it didn't look as though he got an edge, the lbw was close

KP Pietersen c Prince b Kallis 4 (13m 9b 0x4 0x6) SR: 44.44

England 74/3   KP Pietersen 4 (9b)
Overs 1-50  | Overs 51-100
Series Results
England v South Africa at The Oval - Aug 7-11, 2008
England won by 6 wickets
England v South Africa at Birmingham - Jul 30-Aug 2, 2008
South Africa won by 5 wickets
England v South Africa at Leeds - Jul 18-21, 2008
South Africa won by 10 wickets
England v South Africa at Lord's - Jul 10-14, 2008
Match drawn
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Aug 2, 2008

Mark Boucher was not out on 45 leading South Africa to their first series victory in England since 1965, England v South Africa, 3rd Test, Edgbaston, August 2, 2008

Mark Boucher was not out on 45

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Aug 2, 2008

Graeme Smith is mobbed by his team-mates after leading South Africa to their first series victory in England since 1965, England v South Africa, 3rd Test, Edgbaston, August 2, 2008

Graeme Smith is mobbed by his team-mates after leading South Africa to their first series victory in England since 1965

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