Result
3rd Test, South Africa tour of England at Birmingham, Jul 30 - Aug 2 2008
231 & 363
(80 ov, target 281)
314 & 283/5
South Africa won by 5 wickets
Player Of The Match
South Africa
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AJ Strauss hit wicket b Nel2067933029.85
AN Cook c Kallis b Nel7612517512060.80
MP Vaughan (c)c †Boucher b Nel011000.00
KP Pietersen c Prince b Kallis49130044.44
IR Bell c †Boucher b Ntini50981299051.02
PD Collingwood c Smith b Kallis422451018.18
A Flintoff not out36781123146.15
TR Ambrose  b Kallis2259733037.28
RJ Sidebottom c †Boucher b Ntini2460050.00
JM Anderson run out (Prince)13100033.33
MS Panesar run out (Amla/†Boucher)11200100.00
Extras(b 1, lb 7, nb 5, w 2)15
TOTAL(77 Ov, RR: 3.0, 334 Mts)231
Fall of wickets: 1-68 (Sir Andrew Strauss, 22.4 ov), 2-68 (Michael Vaughan, 22.5 ov), 3-74 (Kevin Pietersen, 25.5 ov), 4-136 (Sir Alastair Cook, 40.6 ov), 5-158 (Paul Collingwood, 51.1 ov), 6-173 (Ian Bell, 54.5 ov), 7-212 (Tim Ambrose, 73.6 ov), 8-215 (Ryan Sidebottom, 74.6 ov), 9-230 (James Anderson, 76.5 ov), 10-231 (Monty Panesar, 76.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
M Morkel1525003.3304
M Ntini1957023.6801
A Nel1774732.7610
JH Kallis1553132.0610
PL Harris1112502.2700
South Africa 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
ND McKenzie lbw b Flintoff7212717512056.69
GC Smith (c)c Strauss b Flintoff721310033.33
PL Harris c Cook b Sidebottom1954913035.18
HM Amla c & b Anderson923330039.13
JH Kallis  b Flintoff641141419056.14
AG Prince c †Ambrose b Sidebottom391041667037.50
AB de Villiers c Sidebottom b Flintoff517171029.41
MV Boucher c Vaughan b Anderson4049905081.63
M Morkel lbw b Anderson1833464054.54
A Nel  b Sidebottom045000.00
M Ntini not out0211000.00
Extras(lb 35, nb 6)41
TOTAL(90.2 Ov, RR: 3.47, 408 Mts)314
Fall of wickets: 1-17 (Graeme Smith, 7.2 ov), 2-94 (Paul Harris, 27.3 ov), 3-117 (Hashim Amla, 35.1 ov), 4-135 (Neil McKenzie, 38.6 ov), 5-226 (Jacques Kallis, 68.4 ov), 6-238 (AB de Villiers, 72.4 ov), 7-264 (Ashwell Prince, 77.6 ov), 8-293 (Morne Morkel, 86.6 ov), 9-298 (Andre Nel, 87.6 ov), 10-314 (Mark Boucher, 90.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RJ Sidebottom2598133.2401
JM Anderson26.267232.7303
A Flintoff3088942.9602
PD Collingwood201206.0000
MS Panesar702503.5700
England 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AJ Strauss c Kallis b Morkel2565992038.46
AN Cook c †Boucher b Ntini912212075.00
MP Vaughan (c)c Amla b Nel1718274094.44
KP Pietersen c de Villiers b Harris9413618713069.11
IR Bell c †Boucher b Ntini2027354074.07
PD Collingwood c †Boucher b Morkel13519529619169.23
A Flintoff c Amla b Harris2440050.00
TR Ambrose  b Morkel19801002023.75
RJ Sidebottom c Amla b Morkel2248775045.83
JM Anderson  b Kallis1760014.28
MS Panesar not out00200-
Extras(b 8, lb 2, nb 3, w 6)19
TOTAL(98.2 Ov, RR: 3.69, 432 Mts)363
Fall of wickets: 1-15 (Sir Alastair Cook, 5.2 ov), 2-39 (Michael Vaughan, 10.6 ov), 3-70 (Sir Andrew Strauss, 22.1 ov), 4-104 (Ian Bell, 30.1 ov), 5-219 (Kevin Pietersen, 53.1 ov), 6-221 (Andrew Flintoff, 53.5 ov), 7-297 (Tim Ambrose, 80.2 ov), 8-362 (Ryan Sidebottom, 96.5 ov), 9-363 (James Anderson, 97.6 ov), 10-363 (Paul Collingwood, 98.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
M Morkel19.219745.0141
A Nel2037913.9500
M Ntini1845823.2220
JH Kallis2055912.9500
PL Harris2136022.8500
South Africa 2nd Innings (target: 281 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GC Smith (c)not out15424634117062.60
ND McKenzie lbw b Flintoff2256743039.28
HM Amla lbw b Panesar617230035.29
JH Kallis lbw b Flintoff57111071.42
AG Prince c †Ambrose b Anderson214160014.28
AB de Villiers c Collingwood b Panesar2757973047.36
MV Boucher not out45851145052.94
Extras(b 10, lb 8, nb 2, w 2)22
TOTAL(80 Ov, RR: 3.53, 341 Mts)283/5
Fall of wickets: 1-65 (Neil McKenzie, 17.3 ov), 2-78 (Hashim Amla, 22.6 ov), 3-83 (Jacques Kallis, 25.5 ov), 4-93 (Ashwell Prince, 29.2 ov), 5-171 (AB de Villiers, 52.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
RJ Sidebottom1012602.6000
JM Anderson1306014.6120
MS Panesar3339122.7502
A Flintoff2057223.6000
KP Pietersen401604.0000
MATCH DETAILS
Edgbaston, Birmingham
TossEngland , elected to bat first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of England
Player Of The Match
Graeme Smith
Series resultSouth Africa led the 4-match series 2-0
Match numberTest no. 1883
Season2008
Hours of play (local time)11am start, Lunch 13.00-13.40, Tea 15.40-16.00, Close 18.00
Match days30,31 July, 1,2 August 2008 (5-day match)
Umpires
Aleem Dar
Steve Davis
TV Umpire
Ian Gould
Reserve Umpire
Rob Bailey
Match Referee
Ranjan Madugalle
CLOSE OF PLAY
Wed, 30 Jul - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 38/1 (ND McKenzie 12*, PL Harris 10*, 11 ov)
Thu, 31 Jul - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 256/6 (AG Prince 37*, MV Boucher 11*, 76 ov)
Fri, 01 Aug - day 3 - England 2nd innings 297/6 (PD Collingwood 101*, TR Ambrose 19*, 80 ov)
Sat, 02 Aug - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 283/5 (80 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 4
  • New Ball Taken: England 297/6 after 80.1 overs (PD Collingwood 101, TR Ambrose 19)
  • England: 300 runs in 82.1 overs (498 balls), Extras 11
  • Drinks: England - 343/7 in 94.0 overs (PD Collingwood 128, RJ Sidebottom 14)
  • 8th Wicket: 50 runs in 95 balls (PD Collingwood 29, RJ Sidebottom 18, Ex 5)
  • England: 350 runs in 96.1 overs (584 balls), Extras 15
  • England 2nd Innings: 1x7 ball over (97th over, M Morkel, called by Umpire SJ Davis)
  • Innings Break: England - 363/10 in 98.2 overs (MS Panesar 0)
  • South Africa 2nd innings
  • Lunch: South Africa - 11/0 in 5.0 overs (GC Smith 7, ND McKenzie 0)
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 16.1 overs (98 balls), Extras 10
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 98 balls (GC Smith 29, ND McKenzie 11, Ex 10)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 70/1 in 20.0 overs (GC Smith 35, HM Amla 3)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 30.4 overs (185 balls), Extras 11
  • GC Smith: 50 off 86 balls (7 x 4)
  • Tea: South Africa - 111/4 in 33.0 overs (GC Smith 55, AB de Villiers 9)
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 71 balls (GC Smith 32, AB de Villiers 17, Ex 1)
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 43.5 overs (265 balls), Extras 13
  • Drinks: South Africa - 154/4 in 46.0 overs (GC Smith 87, AB de Villiers 19)
  • GC Smith: 100 off 177 balls (11 x 4)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 178/5 in 57.0 overs (GC Smith 101, MV Boucher 2)
  • South Africa: 200 runs in 64.4 overs (392 balls), Extras 15
  • 6th Wicket: 50 runs in 91 balls (GC Smith 29, MV Boucher 15, Ex 6)
  • South Africa: 250 runs in 73.2 overs (444 balls), Extras 19
  • GC Smith: 150 off 237 balls (16 x 4)
  • 6th Wicket: 100 runs in 148 balls (GC Smith 54, MV Boucher 39, Ex 7)
  • day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 283/5 (80 ov) - end of match
Day 3
  • New Ball Taken: South Africa 269/7 after 80.6 overs (MV Boucher 16, M Morkel 1)
  • Rain: South Africa - 287/7 in 83.0 overs (MV Boucher 17, M Morkel 14)
  • South Africa: 300 runs in 89.1 overs (541 balls), Extras 41
  • England 2nd innings
  • Drinks: England - 42/2 in 13.0 overs (AJ Strauss 15, KP Pietersen 0)
  • England: 50 runs in 16.1 overs (98 balls), Extras 1
  • Drinks: England - 88/3 in 25.0 overs (KP Pietersen 24, IR Bell 12)
  • England: 100 runs in 28.3 overs (172 balls), Extras 1
  • Tea: England - 126/4 in 37.0 overs (KP Pietersen 42, PD Collingwood 9)
  • KP Pietersen: 50 off 90 balls (6 x 4)
  • England: 150 runs in 42.1 overs (256 balls), Extras 4
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 76 balls (KP Pietersen 29, PD Collingwood 20, Ex 3)
  • Drinks: England - 197/4 in 49.0 overs (KP Pietersen 78, PD Collingwood 44)
  • England: 200 runs in 50.4 overs (307 balls), Extras 4
  • 5th Wicket: 100 runs in 127 balls (KP Pietersen 51, PD Collingwood 49, Ex 3)
  • PD Collingwood: 50 off 61 balls (8 x 4)
  • Drinks: England - 233/6 in 60.0 overs (PD Collingwood 59, TR Ambrose 3)
  • England: 250 runs in 65.1 overs (394 balls), Extras 9
  • 7th Wicket: 50 runs in 112 balls (PD Collingwood 35, TR Ambrose 9, Ex 6)
  • PD Collingwood: 100 off 133 balls (14 x 4, 1 x 6)
  • End Of Day: England - 297/6 in 80.0 overs (PD Collingwood 101, TR Ambrose 19)
  • day 3 - England 2nd innings 297/6 (PD Collingwood 101*, TR Ambrose 19*, 80 ov)
Day 2
  • Rain: South Africa - 38/1 in 11.0 overs (ND McKenzie 12, PL Harris 10)
  • Wet Ground: South Africa - 38/1 in 11.0 overs (ND McKenzie 12, PL Harris 10)
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 12.6 overs (79 balls), Extras 9
  • Rain: South Africa - 51/1 in 13.3 overs (ND McKenzie 25, PL Harris 10)
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 72 balls (ND McKenzie 29, PL Harris 13, Ex 8)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 29.4 overs (180 balls), Extras 21
  • ND McKenzie: 50 off 100 balls (8 x 4)
  • Lunch: South Africa - 104/2 in 31.0 overs (ND McKenzie 52, HM Amla 4)
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 44.6 overs (274 balls), Extras 25
  • Drinks: South Africa - 158/4 in 46.0 overs (JH Kallis 25, AG Prince 1)
  • 5th Wicket: 50 runs in 86 balls (JH Kallis 33, AG Prince 17, Ex 2)
  • South Africa: 200 runs in 61.4 overs (375 balls), Extras 26
  • Tea: South Africa - 205/4 in 63.0 overs (JH Kallis 48, AG Prince 24)
  • Rain: South Africa - 205/4 in 63.0 overs (JH Kallis 48, AG Prince 24)
  • JH Kallis: 50 off 93 balls (7 x 4)
  • South Africa: 250 runs in 74.1 overs (450 balls), Extras 32
  • Bad Light: South Africa - 256/6 in 76.0 overs (AG Prince 37, MV Boucher 11)
  • End Of Day: South Africa - 256/6 in 76.0 overs (AG Prince 37, MV Boucher 11)
  • day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 256/6 (AG Prince 37*, MV Boucher 11*, 76 ov)
Day 1
  • England 1st innings
  • Drinks: England - 41/0 in 15.0 overs (AJ Strauss 13, AN Cook 24)
  • England: 50 runs in 17.3 overs (107 balls), Extras 4
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 107 balls (AJ Strauss 13, AN Cook 33, Ex 4)
  • Lunch: England - 82/3 in 28.0 overs (AN Cook 48, IR Bell 4)
  • AN Cook: 50 off 88 balls (8 x 4)
  • England: 100 runs in 31.3 overs (193 balls), Extras 7
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 79 balls (AN Cook 26, IR Bell 23, Ex 2)
  • Drinks: England - 139/4 in 43.0 overs (IR Bell 31, PD Collingwood 0)
  • England: 150 runs in 48.2 overs (296 balls), Extras 9
  • IR Bell: 50 off 94 balls (9 x 4)
  • Tea: England - 173/6 in 56.0 overs (A Flintoff 4, TR Ambrose 0)
  • England: 200 runs in 68.5 overs (420 balls), Extras 15
  • Drinks: England - 206/6 in 72.0 overs (A Flintoff 19, TR Ambrose 18)
  • Innings Break: England - 231/10 in 77.0 overs (A Flintoff 36)
  • South Africa 1st innings
  • End Of Day: South Africa - 38/1 in 11.0 overs (ND McKenzie 12, PL Harris 10)
  • day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 38/1 (ND McKenzie 12*, PL Harris 10*, 11 ov)