Result
1st Test, South Africa tour of England at The Oval, Jul 19-23 2012
97 ov
385 & 240
South Africa won by an innings and 12 runs
Player Of The Match
South Africa
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
AJ Strauss (c)lbw b Morkel042000.00
AN Cook  b Steyn11529539211138.98
IJL Trott c †de Villiers b Morkel711622439043.82
KP Pietersen c †de Villiers b Kallis4272974058.33
IR Bell  b Kallis1356962023.21
RS Bopara c †de Villiers b Steyn068000.00
MJ Prior c †de Villiers b Morkel60901469066.66
TT Bresnan  b Imran Tahir832481025.00
SCJ Broad  b Philander1628392057.14
GP Swann not out1520293075.00
JM Anderson c †de Villiers b Morkel2440050.00
Extras(b 2, lb 24, nb 14, w 3)43
TOTAL(125.5 Ov, RR: 3.05, 558 Mts)385
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Sir Andrew Strauss, 0.4 ov), 2-170 (Jonathan Trott, 57.2 ov), 3-251 (Kevin Pietersen, 79.4 ov), 4-271 (Sir Alastair Cook, 92.4 ov), 5-272 (Ravi Bopara, 94.4 ov), 6-284 (Ian Bell, 100.4 ov), 7-313 (Tim Bresnan, 110.3 ov), 8-358 (Stuart Broad, 119.5 ov), 9-383 (Matt Prior, 125.1 ov), 10-385 (James Anderson, 125.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
M Morkel24.527242.8925
VD Philander2747912.9207
DW Steyn3079923.3000
JH Kallis1973822.0010
Imran Tahir1906113.2102
JP Duminy611001.6600
South Africa 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
GC Smith (c) b Bresnan13127336720047.98
AN Petersen lbw b Anderson0811000.00
HM Amla not out31152979035058.79
JH Kallis not out18232643423155.82
Extras(b 5, lb 4, nb 2, w 2)13
TOTAL(189 Ov, RR: 3.37, 803 Mts)637/2d
Did not bat: AB de Villiers, JA Rudolph, JP Duminy, VD Philander, DW Steyn, M Morkel, Imran Tahir 
Fall of wickets: 1-1 (Alviro Petersen, 2.4 ov), 2-260 (Graeme Smith, 87.1 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JM Anderson41711612.8201
SCJ Broad34611803.4710
GP Swann521015102.9000
TT Bresnan37214013.7801
RS Bopara1817804.3310
KP Pietersen301304.3300
IJL Trott401203.0000
England 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSRvid
AJ Strauss (c)c Philander b Imran Tahir27801262033.75
AN Cook c †de Villiers b Philander066000.00
IJL Trott c †de Villiers b Steyn1027411037.03
KP Pietersen  b Morkel1617363094.11
IR Bell c Kallis b Steyn552202856025.00
RS Bopara  b Steyn2255753040.00
MJ Prior c Kallis b Imran Tahir40861415046.51
TT Bresnan not out2061912032.78
SCJ Broad c †de Villiers b Steyn0511000.00
GP Swann c Petersen b Steyn79111077.77
JM Anderson lbw b Imran Tahir424391016.66
Extras(b 11, lb 15, nb 12, w 1)39
TOTAL(97 Ov, RR: 2.47, 429 Mts)240
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Sir Alastair Cook, 1.2 ov), 2-32 (Jonathan Trott, 10.2 ov), 3-57 (Kevin Pietersen, 17.3 ov), 4-67 (Sir Andrew Strauss, 26.5 ov), 5-117 (Ravi Bopara, 44.4 ov), 6-203 (Matt Prior, 76.6 ov), 7-210 (Ian Bell, 82.2 ov), 8-210 (Stuart Broad, 84.1 ov), 9-218 (Graeme Swann, 86.5 ov), 10-240 (James Anderson, 96.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
M Morkel1604112.5611
VD Philander1962911.5201
DW Steyn2165652.6600
Imran Tahir3276331.9606
JH Kallis712203.1400
JP Duminy21301.5000
MATCH DETAILS
Kennington Oval, London
TossEngland , elected to bat first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of England 2012
Player Of The Match
Hashim Amla
Series resultSouth Africa led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 2049
Season2012
Hours of play (local time)11am start, Lunch 13.00-13.40, Tea 15.40-16.00, Close 18.00
Match days19,20,21,22,23 July 2012 (5-day match)
Umpires
Asad Rauf
Steve Davis
TV Umpire
Kumar Dharmasena
Reserve Umpire
Michael Gough
Match Referee
Jeff Crowe
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 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)
  • day 5 - England 2nd innings 240 (97 ov) - end of match
Day 4
  • 3rd Wicket: 150 runs in 308 balls (HM Amla 67, JH Kallis 82, Ex 2)
  • HM Amla: 200 off 392 balls, 588 mins (23 x 4)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 439/2 in 150.0 overs (HM Amla 207, JH Kallis 94)
  • South Africa: 450 runs in 152.2 overs (915 balls), Extras 7
  • JH Kallis: 100 off 227 balls, 275 mins (13 x 4)
  • 3rd Wicket: 200 runs in 400 balls (HM Amla 96, JH Kallis 103, Ex 2)
  • South Africa: 500 runs in 161.6 overs (973 balls), Extras 7
  • HM Amla: 250 off 445 balls, 667 mins (29 x 4)
  • 3rd Wicket: 250 runs in 455 balls (HM Amla 126, JH Kallis 123, Ex 2)
  • Lunch: South Africa - 514/2 in 164.0 overs (HM Amla 251, JH Kallis 125)
  • New Ball Taken: South Africa 514/2 after 164.1 overs (HM Amla 251, JH Kallis 125)
  • South Africa: 550 runs in 173.4 overs (1043 balls), Extras 7
  • 3rd Wicket: 300 runs in 527 balls (HM Amla 153, JH Kallis 147, Ex 2)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 574/2 in 177.0 overs (HM Amla 287, JH Kallis 148)
  • JH Kallis: 150 off 299 balls, 389 mins (20 x 4)
  • South Africa: 600 runs in 183.2 overs (1102 balls), Extras 8
  • HM Amla: 300 off 515 balls, 769 mins (35 x 4)
  • 3rd Wicket: 350 runs in 586 balls (HM Amla 179, JH Kallis 168, Ex 3)
  • Tea: South Africa - 637/2 in 189.0 overs (HM Amla 311, JH Kallis 182)
  • England 2nd innings
  • Drinks: England - 36/2 in 12.0 overs (AJ Strauss 19, KP Pietersen 1)
  • England: 50 runs in 15.3 overs (94 balls), Extras 6
  • Drinks: England - 65/3 in 26.0 overs (AJ Strauss 27, IR Bell 5)
  • England: 100 runs in 37.5 overs (232 balls), Extras 20
  • End Of Day: England - 102/4 in 38.0 overs (IR Bell 14, RS Bopara 15)
  • day 4 - England 2nd innings 102/4 (IR Bell 14*, RS Bopara 15*, 38 ov)
Day 3
  • HM Amla: 50 off 110 balls, 151 mins (6 x 4)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 43.3 overs (262 balls), Extras 2
  • 2nd Wicket: 100 runs in 246 balls (GC Smith 45, HM Amla 54, Ex 2)
  • GC Smith: 50 off 160 balls, 209 mins (6 x 4)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 126/1 in 53.0 overs (GC Smith 56, HM Amla 66)
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 55.5 overs (336 balls), Extras 4
  • 2nd Wicket: 150 runs in 323 balls (GC Smith 78, HM Amla 68, Ex 4)
  • GC Smith: 100 off 201 balls, 269 mins (16 x 4)
  • Lunch: South Africa - 187/1 in 65.0 overs (GC Smith 103, HM Amla 80)
  • South Africa: 200 runs in 68.4 overs (413 balls), Extras 4
  • 2nd Wicket: 200 runs in 400 balls (GC Smith 103, HM Amla 93, Ex 4)
  • HM Amla: 100 off 199 balls, 293 mins (13 x 4)
  • Over 73.5: Review by England (Bowling), Umpire - Asad Rauf, Batsman - GC Smith (Struck down)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 223/1 in 80.0 overs (GC Smith 111, HM Amla 107)
  • New Ball Taken: South Africa 223/1 after 80.1 overs (GC Smith 111, HM Amla 107)
  • South Africa: 250 runs in 84.4 overs (509 balls), Extras 5
  • 2nd Wicket: 250 runs in 493 balls (GC Smith 126, HM Amla 120, Ex 5)
  • Tea: South Africa - 277/2 in 92.0 overs (HM Amla 131, JH Kallis 10)
  • South Africa: 300 runs in 97.4 overs (587 balls), Extras 7
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 100 balls (HM Amla 21, JH Kallis 27, Ex 2)
  • HM Amla: 150 off 294 balls, 425 mins (19 x 4)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 330/2 in 108.0 overs (HM Amla 152, JH Kallis 40)
  • South Africa: 350 runs in 114.4 overs (689 balls), Extras 7
  • JH Kallis: 50 off 94 balls, 117 mins (7 x 4)
  • 3rd Wicket: 100 runs in 204 balls (HM Amla 44, JH Kallis 54, Ex 2)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 362/2 in 123.0 overs (HM Amla 170, JH Kallis 54)
  • South Africa: 400 runs in 132.2 overs (795 balls), Extras 7
  • End Of Day: South Africa - 403/2 in 135.0 overs (HM Amla 183, JH Kallis 82)
  • day 3 - South Africa 1st innings 403/2 (HM Amla 183*, JH Kallis 82*, 135 ov)
Day 2
  • England: 300 runs in 108.3 overs (665 balls), Extras 36
  • Over 111.5: Review by South Africa (Bowling), Umpire - Asad Rauf, Batsman - SCJ Broad (Struck down)
  • Over 114.2: Review by South Africa (Bowling), Umpire - SJ Davis, Batsman - SCJ Broad (Struck down)
  • Lunch: England - 326/7 in 115.0 overs (MJ Prior 32, SCJ Broad 8)
  • Rain: England - 326/7 in 115.0 overs (MJ Prior 32, SCJ Broad 8)
  • England: 350 runs in 118.6 overs (728 balls), Extras 39
  • MJ Prior: 50 off 75 balls, 119 mins (9 x 4)
  • Drinks: England - 383/9 in 125.1 overs (GP Swann 15)
  • Innings Break: England - 385/10 in 125.5 overs (GP Swann 15)
  • South Africa 1st innings
  • Tea: South Africa - 25/1 in 11.0 overs (GC Smith 14, HM Amla 10)
  • Rain: South Africa - 27/1 in 12.0 overs (GC Smith 16, HM Amla 10)
  • Wet Ground: South Africa - 27/1 in 12.0 overs (GC Smith 16, HM Amla 10)
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 21.1 overs (127 balls), Extras 1
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 111 balls (GC Smith 26, HM Amla 23, Ex 1)
  • End Of Day: South Africa - 86/1 in 37.0 overs (GC Smith 37, HM Amla 47)
  • day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 86/1 (GC Smith 37*, HM Amla 47*, 37 ov)
Day 1
  • England 1st innings
  • Rain: England - 0/0
  • Over 0.4: Review by South Africa (Bowling), Umpire - SJ Davis, Batsman - AJ Strauss (Upheld)
  • Drinks: England - 36/1 in 11.0 overs (AN Cook 18, IJL Trott 14)
  • England: 50 runs in 15.5 overs (98 balls), Extras 5
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 94 balls (AN Cook 25, IJL Trott 20, Ex 5)
  • Lunch: England - 70/1 in 23.0 overs (AN Cook 33, IJL Trott 27)
  • England: 100 runs in 30.1 overs (187 balls), Extras 17
  • AN Cook: 50 off 98 balls, 138 mins (7 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • 2nd Wicket: 100 runs in 183 balls (AN Cook 50, IJL Trott 36, Ex 17)
  • Drinks: England - 118/1 in 38.0 overs (AN Cook 58, IJL Trott 42)
  • IJL Trott: 50 off 127 balls, 191 mins (6 x 4)
  • England: 150 runs in 50.5 overs (313 balls), Extras 21
  • 2nd Wicket: 150 runs in 309 balls (AN Cook 68, IJL Trott 63, Ex 21)
  • Tea: England - 158/1 in 53.0 overs (AN Cook 69, IJL Trott 68)
  • Drinks: England - 185/2 in 63.0 overs (AN Cook 85, KP Pietersen 6)
  • England: 200 runs in 65.5 overs (403 balls), Extras 28
  • AN Cook: 100 off 222 balls, 307 mins (11 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 81 balls (AN Cook 23, KP Pietersen 21, Ex 6)
  • Drinks: England - 246/2 in 76.0 overs (AN Cook 106, KP Pietersen 39)
  • England: 250 runs in 79.2 overs (486 balls), Extras 30
  • New Ball Taken: England 252/3 after 81.1 overs (AN Cook 109, IR Bell 0)
  • End Of Day: England - 267/3 in 90.0 overs (AN Cook 114, IR Bell 10)
  • day 1 - England 1st innings 267/3 (AN Cook 114*, IR Bell 10*, 90 ov)