England tour of South Africa, 4th Test: South Africa v England at Port Elizabeth, Dec 26-30, 1995
  South Africa 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
AC Hudson c †Russell b Cork 31 103 79 3 0 39.24
G Kirsten c Thorpe b Ilott 51 167 128 9 0 39.84
WJ Cronje* c Atherton b Martin 4 48 27 1 0 14.81
DJ Cullinan c †Russell b Cork 91 244 183 14 0 49.72
JN Rhodes c Smith b Cork 49 154 119 5 1 41.17
BM McMillan c †Russell b Illingworth 49 171 118 4 1 41.52
DJ Richardson c †Russell b Illingworth 84 223 189 6 0 44.44
SM Pollock lbw b Cork 23 76 44 1 0 52.27
CR Matthews st †Russell b Illingworth 15 73 47 0 0 31.91
AA Donald not out 12 35 33 0 0 36.36
PR Adams run out 0 3 2 0 0 0.00
Extras (lb 11, nb 8) 19
  Total (all out; 159.5 overs) 428 (2.67 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  DG Cork 43.2 12 113 4 2.60 (7nb)
  MC Ilott 29.4 7 82 1 2.76 (1nb)
  PJ Martin 33 9 79 1 2.39
  RK Illingworth 39.5 8 105 3 2.63
  GA Hick 12 2 32 0 2.66
  JER Gallian 2 0 6 0 3.00
  England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
MA Atherton* c †Richardson b Adams 72 300 237 6 0 30.37
AJ Stewart c †Richardson b Pollock 4 10 2 1 0 200.00
JER Gallian c Cullinan b Pollock 14 94 78 2 0 17.94
GP Thorpe c Rhodes b Adams 27 52 34 3 0 79.41
GA Hick lbw b Donald 62 188 158 8 1 39.24
RA Smith lbw b McMillan 2 6 9 0 0 22.22
RC Russell c Cullinan b Donald 30 165 114 3 0 26.31
DG Cork c †Richardson b Pollock 1 2 3 0 0 33.33
RK Illingworth c Hudson b Donald 28 109 91 5 0 30.76
PJ Martin b Adams 4 4 6 1 0 66.66
MC Ilott not out 0 3 2 0 0 0.00
Extras (lb 9, w 1, nb 9) 19
  Total (all out; 120.4 overs) 263 (2.17 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  AA Donald 25.4 7 49 3 1.90 (6nb)
  SM Pollock 22 8 58 3 2.63 (3nb, 1w)
  PR Adams 37 13 75 3 2.02
  CR Matthews 20 7 42 0 2.10
  BM McMillan 15 6 30 1 2.00
  WJ Cronje 1 1 0 0 0.00
  South Africa 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
AC Hudson c †Russell b Martin 4 7 12 0 0 33.33
G Kirsten c Illingworth b Martin 69 287 176 8 0 39.20
WJ Cronje* c †Russell b Martin 6 25 18 1 0 33.33
DJ Cullinan st †Russell b Illingworth 14 80 57 1 0 24.56
JN Rhodes lbw b Cork 0 13 8 0 0 0.00
BM McMillan c Hick b Cork 1 17 13 0 0 7.69
DJ Richardson c †Russell b Cork 0 7 5 0 0 0.00
SM Pollock c Cork b Illingworth 32 95 74 4 0 43.24
CR Matthews c & b Illingworth 5 19 18 1 0 27.77
AA Donald not out 12 23 13 0 0 92.30
PR Adams not out 0 6 3 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 8, lb 7, w 1, nb 3) 19
  Total (9 wickets dec; 65.3 overs) 162 (2.47 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  DG Cork 26.3 5 63 3 2.37 (3nb, 1w)
  PJ Martin 17 8 39 3 2.29
  RK Illingworth 22 7 45 3 2.04
  England 2nd innings (target: 328 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
MA Atherton* lbw b Matthews 34 171 137 3 0 24.81
AJ Stewart c Hudson b Donald 81 338 261 13 0 31.03
JER Gallian lbw b Adams 28 143 104 4 0 26.92
GP Thorpe not out 12 47 34 2 0 35.29
GA Hick not out 11 27 23 2 0 47.82
Extras (b 9, lb 8, w 1, nb 5) 23
  Total (3 wickets; 92 overs) 189 (2.05 runs per over)
  Bowling O M R W Econ  
  SM Pollock 10 4 15 0 1.50 (1nb)
  AA Donald 19 4 60 1 3.15 (2nb, 1w)
  PR Adams 28 13 51 1 1.82
  BM McMillan 14 6 16 0 1.14 (2nb)
  CR Matthews 19 10 29 1 1.52
  G Kirsten 2 1 1 0 0.50

Match details


Toss - South Africa, who chose to bat
Series - 5-match series level 0-0
Test debut - PR Adams (South Africa)
Player of the match - G Kirsten (South Africa)
Umpires - SA Bucknor (West Indies) and CJ Mitchley
TV umpire - RE Koertzen
Match referee - CH Lloyd (West Indies)
Close of play
  • Tue, 26 Dec - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 230/4 (DJ Cullinan 83*, BM McMillan 3*)
  • Wed, 27 Dec - day 2 - England 1st innings 40/1 (MA Atherton 15*, JER Gallian 14*)
  • Thu, 28 Dec - day 3 - England 1st innings 250/7 (RC Russell 26*, RK Illingworth 25*)
  • Fri, 29 Dec - day 4 - England 2nd innings 20/0 (MA Atherton 9*, AJ Stewart 8*)
  • Sat, 30 Dec - day 5 - England 2nd innings 189/3 (92 ov) - end of match

Match Notes


Day 5
Day 4
Day 3
Day 2
Day 1
    • At lunch RSA 63/1 off 30 overs.
    • At Tea RSA 135/3 off 59 overs.
    • At Lunch RSA 316/5 off 117 overs
    • Illot was unable to complete his 30th over (thigh strain) and the last 2 balls were bowled by Cork.
    • Richardson dropped off Hick at 376
    • RSA 395-7 at tea (DR79* CM3*)
    • Lunch England 109-3, MA 49* GH 7*
    • Tea England 170-5 (GH 39* JR 0*)
    • Lunch South Africa 34-2 (GK 15* DC 1*)
    • Martin started the SA innings with 7 overs for no runs and 2 wickets.
    • Tea SA 87-6 (Kirsten 41, Pollock 8)
    • Adams faced 3 balls before the declaration
    • Lunch England 80-0
    • Tea England 134-1 wpca, RealGazza, avanr, MattB, Pommy, dougie, drf, Travis
 
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