• BATSMEN
    R
    M
    B
    4s
    6s
    SR
    retired out
    106
    249
    171
    16
    1
    61.98
    109
    202
    152
    12
    1
    71.71
    48 quick single taken off Valli at cover who misses the stumps at the non strikers end 176
    92 drives off the front foot catches the outside and flies to Landsdale at second slip who takes a good catch at chest height 368/5
    65.3 trying to run this down to third man but only manages to feather through to Masondo who takes the catch 259/3
    73.1 no footwork to a ball outside off stump hit to the Dial at cover who has to move a foot to his left to take the catch 275/4
    retired out
    62
    150
    95
    5
    1
    65.26
    98.5 drives tentatively off the front foot edges through to the keeper who takes a good low catch 393/6
    101 driving off the front foot throws the hands at the delivery outside edges to Barnard who takes a good catch diving low to his right at first slip 403/7
    not out
    13
    54
    31
    0
    1
    41.93
    108.5 playing off the back foot trying to work that on the on side leading edge goes sharply to Landsdale who takes a great catch at slip 429/9
    112.3 drives off the front foot in the air and taken by Barnard at mid on 443/10
    Extras
    20 (b 6, lb 3, nb 6, w 5)
    TOTAL
    443 all out (112.3 Overs, RR: 3.93, 482 minutes)
    Fall of wickets: 1-176 (SD Robson, 47.6 ov), 2-245 (A Lyth, 59.6 ov), 3-259 (IJL Trott, 65.3 ov), 4-275 (JM Vince, 73.1 ov), 5-368 (AZ Lees, 91.6 ov), 6-393 (AU Rashid, 98.5 ov), 7-403 (LE Plunkett, 100.6 ov), 8-418 (JM Bairstow, 105.6 ov), 9-429 (JA Brooks, 108.5 ov), 10-443 (WB Rankin, 112.3 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    M Arnold21112205.8004
    KJ Dudgeon2065122.5501
    Lazarus Mokoena1838404.6610
    Z Pongolo2277033.1840
    DR Deeb2246603.0000
    Y Valli301103.6600
    C le Roux411604.0000
    Z Saloojee2.301425.6001
  • BATSMEN
    R
    M
    B
    4s
    6s
    SR
    3.4 stuck on the crease hit on the back foot appeal for lbw given. Well set up by the bowling unit. 11/1
    4.3 full delivery batsman gets no real front foot movement. Hit low on the front pad and given out lbw,looked very plum from here 11/2
    14.4 back of a length fended off onto the on side and taken by Robson at short leg 35/3
    17.3 short ball batsman gets underneath the delivery and taken by Robson at deep square leg who is two thirds away from teh boundary 46/4
    23
    51
    30
    3
    0
    76.66
    25.1 full delivery that comes back in and just about clips the top of middle and leg 91/5
    30.3 flashes at a delivery short and wide outsdie off stump hit in the air and only manages to pick out Robson at gully 104/6
    39
    77
    49
    3
    2
    79.59
    44.5 playing off the back foot tryingo to work this behind square on the off side but unfortunately chops it on to his stumps 169/7
    36
    68
    62
    4
    0
    58.06
    47.1 stuck on the crease trying to play onto the on side but misses the delivery and is bowled with the middle stump getting knock back 175/8
    not out
    1
    20
    11
    0
    0
    9.09
    49.1 nasty short ball fended off the glove and straight back to the bowler who runs forward to take the catch 179/9
    49.3 attempts a slog over cow corner but misses the delivery, bowler follows the old saying "you miss, I hit" and gets the middle stump knocked out the ground 179/10
    Extras
    14 (lb 4, nb 7, w 3)
    TOTAL
    179 all out (49.3 Overs, RR: 3.61, 208 minutes)
    Fall of wickets: 1-11 (MY Cook, 3.4 ov), 2-11 (K Mogotsi, 4.3 ov), 3-35 (Y Valli, 14.4 ov), 4-46 (WR Landsdale, 17.3 ov), 5-91 (B Dial, 25.1 ov), 6-104 (S Masondo, 30.3 ov), 7-169 (B Barnard, 44.5 ov), 8-175 (Z Pongolo, 47.1 ov), 9-179 (KJ Dudgeon, 49.1 ov), 10-179 (Lazarus Mokoena, 49.3 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    JA Brooks1133423.0914
    LE Plunkett931721.8810
    WB Rankin902913.2200
    MA Wood8.312943.4112
    AU Rashid1216615.5000

Close of Play

  • Mon, 5 Jan - day 1 - England Lions 1st innings 361/4 (AZ Lees 82*, JM Bairstow 32*, 90 ov)
  • Tue, 6 Jan - day 2 - England Lions 2nd innings 43/3 (IJL Trott 10*, 11.3 ov)
  • Wed, 7 Jan - day 3 - Gauteng Invitation XI 2nd innings 120/8 (42 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

Gauteng Invitation XI 4th innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st11MY CookK Mogotsi
2nd27Y ValliK Mogotsi
3rd4Y ValliWR Landsdale
4th14B DialWR Landsdale
5th1B DialS Masondo
6th37B DialB Barnard
7th5B DialZ Pongolo
8th11M ArnoldB Dial
9th10M ArnoldKJ Dudgeon
  • Trott begins long road back

    England Lions failed to force victory in the only warm-up match of their South Africa tour as the Gauteng Invitation XI held on for a draw with two wickets remaining but it was a match the tourists dominated from the start.

  • Wood four puts Lions in control

    Mark Wood took four wickets as England Lions took complete control of their opening tour match on the second day in Soweto.

  • Robson, Lyth notch tons in strong display

    Sam Robson and Adam Lyth traded tons in the unofficial contest to be England's Test opener before Alex Lees, the third contender, struck an unbeaten 82 as the Lions enjoyed a productive first day of their South Africa tour