Result
4th Test, The Oval, Aug 7-11 2008, South Africa tour of England
194 & 318
(52.5 ov, target 197)
316 & 198/4
England won by 6 wickets
Player Of The Match
South Africa 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GC Smith (c)c Anderson b Harmison461031487044.66
ND McKenzie c Cook b Flintoff1755952030.90
HM Amla  b Harmison36355480102.85
JH Kallis lbw b Anderson2580040.00
AG Prince c Bell b Anderson414281028.57
AB de Villiers lbw b Panesar3953818073.58
MV Boucher c †Ambrose b Anderson313230023.07
M Morkel c Bell b Broad1730493056.66
PL Harris not out1349681026.53
A Nel c †Ambrose b Broad4581080.00
M Ntini  b Panesar929441031.03
Extras(b 1, lb 1, nb 2)4
TOTAL(64.5 Ov, RR: 2.99, 307 Mts)194
Fall of wickets: 1-56 (Neil McKenzie, 19.6 ov), 2-103 (Graeme Smith, 31.4 ov), 3-103 (Hashim Amla, 31.5 ov), 4-105 (Jacques Kallis, 32.5 ov), 5-118 (Ashwell Prince, 36.6 ov), 6-132 (Mark Boucher, 42.1 ov), 7-158 (AB de Villiers, 49.3 ov), 8-168 (Morne Morkel, 52.5 ov), 9-172 (Andre Nel, 54.4 ov), 10-194 (Makhaya Ntini, 64.5 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
SJ Harmison1864922.7200
JM Anderson1514232.8002
A Flintoff1523712.4600
SCJ Broad1436024.2800
MS Panesar2.50421.4100
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AJ Strauss c Smith b Ntini620161030.00
AN Cook c †Boucher b Ntini391021595038.23
IR Bell c Smith b Ntini2441623058.53
KP Pietersen (c)c Kallis b Ntini10013720715072.99
PD Collingwood c & b Kallis6112418010049.19
A Flintoff c †Boucher b Kallis913150169.23
TR Ambrose c Smith b Kallis411140036.36
SCJ Broad c McKenzie b Ntini13646002.77
SJ Harmison not out4959828083.05
JM Anderson lbw b Harris1334540038.23
MS Panesar run out (Harris)00200-
Extras(lb 4, nb 5, w 1)10
TOTAL(95.2 Ov, RR: 3.31, 423 Mts)316
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Sir Andrew Strauss, 3.4 ov), 2-51 (Ian Bell, 17.4 ov), 3-111 (Sir Alastair Cook, 35.5 ov), 4-219 (Kevin Pietersen, 63.5 ov), 5-233 (Andrew Flintoff, 67.6 ov), 6-241 (Tim Ambrose, 71.6 ov), 7-248 (Paul Collingwood, 77.2 ov), 8-263 (Stuart Broad, 83.2 ov), 9-316 (James Anderson, 94.6 ov), 10-316 (Monty Panesar, 95.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
M Morkel2237803.5404
M Ntini2439453.9100
A Nel19.255602.8900
JH Kallis1525133.4010
PL Harris1543312.2001
South Africa 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GC Smith (c)lbw b Anderson052000.00
ND McKenzie  b Broad2958874050.00
HM Amla c †Ambrose b Harmison769913014076.76
JH Kallis c Collingwood b Harmison957881015.78
AG Prince c Strauss b Flintoff2453934045.28
AB de Villiers  b Panesar9717023312057.05
MV Boucher c Collingwood b Anderson1244641027.27
M Morkel c Bell b Panesar1022251045.45
PL Harris c Flintoff b Broad3474883045.94
A Nel not out38150037.50
M Ntini c Collingwood b Broad29100022.22
Extras(b 6, lb 8, nb 3, w 5)22
TOTAL(99.2 Ov, RR: 3.2, 424 Mts)318
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Graeme Smith, 0.5 ov), 2-82 (Neil McKenzie, 20.4 ov), 3-119 (Hashim Amla, 29.6 ov), 4-138 (Jacques Kallis, 39.6 ov), 5-161 (Ashwell Prince, 51.2 ov), 6-201 (Mark Boucher, 68.1 ov), 7-218 (Morne Morkel, 73.4 ov), 8-313 (Paul Harris, 95.4 ov), 9-313 (AB de Villiers, 96.5 ov), 10-318 (Makhaya Ntini, 99.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JM Anderson2228523.8601
SJ Harmison2568423.3610
A Flintoff1845312.9402
MS Panesar1753722.1700
SCJ Broad16.244432.6900
KP Pietersen10101.0000
England 2nd Innings (target: 197 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
AJ Strauss c Smith b Harris581071646054.20
AN Cook c Smith b Ntini6710613312063.20
IR Bell  b Ntini419251021.05
KP Pietersen (c)c McKenzie b Harris1327452048.14
PD Collingwood not out2550573050.00
A Flintoff not out1114151178.57
Extras(b 6, lb 7, nb 6, w 1)20
TOTAL(52.5 Ov, RR: 3.74, 221 Mts)198/4
Fall of wickets: 1-123 (Sir Alastair Cook, 31.2 ov), 2-147 (Ian Bell, 37.5 ov), 3-147 (Sir Andrew Strauss, 38.1 ov), 4-182 (Kevin Pietersen, 48.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
M Morkel1324303.3015
M Ntini1445523.9201
PL Harris19.555622.8200
A Nel502104.2000
JH Kallis1010010.0000
MATCH DETAILS
Kennington Oval, London
TossSouth Africa , elected to bat first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of England
Player Of The Match
Kevin Pietersen
Player Of The Series
Kevin Pietersen
Graeme Smith
Series resultSouth Africa won the 4-match series 2-1
Match numberTest no. 1885
Season2008
Hours of play (local time)11am start, Lunch 13.00-13.40, Tea 15.40-16.00, Close 18.00
Match days7,8,9,10,11 August 2008 (5-day match)
Umpires
Aleem Dar
Steve Davis
TV Umpire
Peter Hartley
Reserve Umpire
Richard Illingworth
Match Referee
Ranjan Madugalle
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 07 Aug - day 1 - England 1st innings 49/1 (AN Cook 20*, IR Bell 22*, 17 ov)
Fri, 08 Aug - day 2 - South Africa 2nd innings 37/1 (ND McKenzie 9*, HM Amla 26*, 9 ov)
Sat, 09 Aug - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 110/2 (HM Amla 71*, JH Kallis 2*, 26.5 ov)
Sun, 10 Aug - day 4 - England 2nd innings 0/0 (AJ Strauss 0*, AN Cook 0*, 1.2 ov)
Mon, 11 Aug - day 5 - England 2nd innings 198/4 (52.5 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 5
  • Drinks: England - 48/0 in 16.0 overs (AJ Strauss 13, AN Cook 26)
  • England: 50 runs in 16.3 overs (104 balls), Extras 10
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 104 balls (AJ Strauss 13, AN Cook 27, Ex 10)
  • AN Cook: 50 off 83 balls (10 x 4)
  • England: 100 runs in 25.4 overs (159 balls), Extras 13
  • 1st Wicket: 100 runs in 159 balls (AJ Strauss 32, AN Cook 55, Ex 13)
  • Lunch: England - 109/0 in 29.0 overs (AJ Strauss 38, AN Cook 58)
  • AJ Strauss: 50 off 95 balls (5 x 4)
  • England: 150 runs in 39.5 overs (244 balls), Extras 18
  • Drinks: England - 170/3 in 44.0 overs (KP Pietersen 7, PD Collingwood 15)
Day 4
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 45.4 overs (276 balls), Extras 8
  • Lunch: South Africa - 168/5 in 55.0 overs (AB de Villiers 15, MV Boucher 1)
  • South Africa: 200 runs in 66.2 overs (401 balls), Extras 14
  • Drinks: South Africa - 215/6 in 71.0 overs (AB de Villiers 42, M Morkel 8)
  • AB de Villiers: 50 off 112 balls (6 x 4)
  • New Ball Taken: South Africa 241/7 after 80.1 overs (AB de Villiers 62, PL Harris 3)
  • South Africa: 250 runs in 81.1 overs (490 balls), Extras 17
  • Tea: South Africa - 265/7 in 85.0 overs (AB de Villiers 76, PL Harris 12)
  • 8th Wicket: 50 runs in 70 balls (AB de Villiers 34, PL Harris 16, Ex 2)
  • South Africa: 300 runs in 92.1 overs (557 balls), Extras 22
  • England 2nd innings
  • Bad Light: England - 0/0 in 1.2 overs (AJ Strauss 0, AN Cook 0)
  • End Of Day: England - 0/0 in 1.2 overs (AJ Strauss 0, AN Cook 0)
Day 3
  • Rain: South Africa - 37/1 in 9.0 overs (ND McKenzie 9, HM Amla 26)
  • Wet Ground: South Africa - 37/1 in 9.0 overs (ND McKenzie 9, HM Amla 26)
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 14.2 overs (87 balls), Extras 3
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 82 balls (ND McKenzie 16, HM Amla 33, Ex 3)
  • HM Amla: 50 off 64 balls (10 x 4)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 24.1 overs (147 balls), Extras 8
  • Rain: South Africa - 110/2 in 26.5 overs (HM Amla 71, JH Kallis 2)
  • Lunch: South Africa - 110/2 in 26.5 overs (HM Amla 71, JH Kallis 2)
  • Rain: South Africa - 110/2 in 26.5 overs (HM Amla 71, JH Kallis 2)
  • End Of Day: South Africa - 110/2 in 26.5 overs (HM Amla 71, JH Kallis 2)
Day 2
  • Rain: England - 49/1 in 17.0 overs (AN Cook 20, IR Bell 22)
  • England: 50 runs in 17.2 overs (104 balls), Extras 1
  • England: 100 runs in 32.4 overs (199 balls), Extras 4
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 93 balls (AN Cook 18, KP Pietersen 31, Ex 3)
  • Lunch: England - 116/3 in 38.0 overs (KP Pietersen 42, PD Collingwood 1)
  • KP Pietersen: 50 off 79 balls (9 x 4)
  • England: 150 runs in 46.3 overs (283 balls), Extras 5
  • Bad Light: England - 151/3 in 47.0 overs (KP Pietersen 53, PD Collingwood 24)
  • 4th Wicket: 50 runs in 80 balls (KP Pietersen 23, PD Collingwood 26, Ex 1)
  • England: 200 runs in 57.1 overs (347 balls), Extras 5
  • Drinks: England - 200/3 in 58.0 overs (KP Pietersen 89, PD Collingwood 37)
  • 4th Wicket: 100 runs in 165 balls (KP Pietersen 58, PD Collingwood 44, Ex 1)
  • KP Pietersen: 100 off 135 balls (15 x 4)
  • Tea: England - 232/4 in 67.0 overs (PD Collingwood 49, A Flintoff 9)
  • PD Collingwood: 50 off 98 balls (8 x 4)
  • England: 250 runs in 79.5 overs (483 balls), Extras 5
  • New Ball Taken: England 260/7 after 81.4 overs (SCJ Broad 1, SJ Harmison 10)
  • Drinks: England - 263/8 in 83.2 overs (SJ Harmison 13)
  • England: 300 runs in 92.6 overs (564 balls), Extras 9
  • 9th Wicket: 50 runs in 67 balls (SJ Harmison 36, JM Anderson 11, Ex 3)
  • South Africa 2nd innings
  • End Of Day: South Africa - 37/1 in 9.0 overs (ND McKenzie 9, HM Amla 26)
Day 1
  • South Africa 1st innings
  • Drinks: South Africa - 33/0 in 13.0 overs (GC Smith 15, ND McKenzie 15)
  • This is Aleem Dar's (Umpire) 50th Test match
  • South Africa: 50 runs in 18.4 overs (114 balls), Extras 3
  • 1st Wicket: 50 runs in 114 balls (GC Smith 30, ND McKenzie 17, Ex 3)
  • Rain: South Africa - 64/1 in 21.5 overs (GC Smith 40, HM Amla 4)
  • Lunch: South Africa - 64/1 in 21.5 overs (GC Smith 40, HM Amla 4)
  • South Africa: 100 runs in 29.6 overs (182 balls), Extras 4
  • Drinks: South Africa - 117/4 in 36.0 overs (AG Prince 4, AB de Villiers 8)
  • South Africa: 150 runs in 48.2 overs (292 balls), Extras 4
  • Tea: South Africa - 158/7 in 49.3 overs (M Morkel 7)
  • Drinks: South Africa - 192/9 in 64.0 overs (PL Harris 13, M Ntini 7)
  • Innings Break: South Africa - 194/10 in 64.5 overs (PL Harris 13)
  • England 1st innings
  • End Of Day: England - 49/1 in 17.0 overs (AN Cook 20, IR Bell 22)