Result
1st Test, Birmingham, Jul 24-28 2003, South Africa tour of England and Ireland
594/5d & 134/4d
(34 ov, target 321)
408 & 110/1
Match drawn
Player Of The Match
South Africa
South Africa 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GC Smith (c)c Anderson b Giles27737354135074.26
HH Gibbs c Butcher b Vaughan17923630529175.84
G Kirsten c †Stewart b Giles44951057046.31
HH Dippenaar c Butcher b Gough2262833035.48
JA Rudolph c Gough b Harmison1035381028.57
MV Boucher not out1534491044.11
SM Pollock not out2439420161.53
Extras(b 8, lb 11, nb 4)23
TOTAL(145 Ov, RR: 4.09, 584 Mts)594/5d
Fall of wickets: 1-338 (Herschelle Gibbs, 74.5 ov), 2-438 (Gary Kirsten, 101.5 ov), 3-514 (Boeta Dippenaar, 122.4 ov), 4-552 (Jacques Rudolph, 132.2 ov), 5-556 (Graeme Smith, 133.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
JM Anderson1629205.7501
D Gough2568813.5202
A Flintoff2569703.8801
SJ Harmison27210413.8500
AF Giles42215323.6400
MA Butcher201507.5000
MP Vaughan802613.2500
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
ME Trescothick  b Ntini31861246036.04
MP Vaughan c †Boucher b Pretorius15628641524154.54
MA Butcher lbw b Ntini1350612026.00
N Hussain (c)lbw b Pollock1760014.28
A McGrath c Rudolph b Pretorius3469985049.27
AJ Stewart  b Pretorius38871317043.67
A Flintoff lbw b Pretorius4057757170.17
AF Giles  b Pollock41831098049.39
D Gough c Rudolph b Ntini11829005.55
SJ Harmison  b Ntini021000.00
JM Anderson not out0412000.00
Extras(b 19, lb 6, nb 17, w 11)53
TOTAL(122.4 Ov, RR: 3.32, 534 Mts)408
Fall of wickets: 1-66 (Marcus Trescothick, 26.6 ov), 2-132 (Mark Butcher, 41.1 ov), 3-133 (Nasser Hussain, 42.2 ov), 4-222 (Anthony McGrath, 64.6 ov), 5-306 (Michael Vaughan, 94.4 ov), 6-311 (Alec Stewart, 96.4 ov), 7-374 (Andrew Flintoff, 112.5 ov), 8-398 (Darren Gough, 119.4 ov), 9-398 (Steve Harmison, 119.6 ov), 10-408 (Ashley Giles, 122.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
SM Pollock27.4105121.8417
M Ntini28811444.0702
CM Willoughby2074602.3020
D Pretorius25211544.6044
RJ Peterson2295702.5900
South Africa 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
GC Smith (c) b Giles8570100102121.42
HH Gibbs  b Anderson921320042.85
G Kirsten c McGrath b Harmison11070010.00
HH Dippenaar not out2846722060.86
JA Rudolph st †Stewart b Giles810120080.00
Extras(lb 2, nb 1)3
TOTAL(26 Ov, RR: 5.15, 113 Mts)134/4d
Fall of wickets: 1-30 (Herschelle Gibbs, 7.2 ov), 2-32 (Gary Kirsten, 8.5 ov), 3-114 (Graeme Smith, 23.1 ov), 4-134 (Jacques Rudolph, 25.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
SJ Harmison603415.6601
JM Anderson1013713.7000
AF Giles804525.6200
A Flintoff201608.0000
England 2nd Innings (target: 321 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
ME Trescothick not out52941369055.31
MP Vaughan c Pollock b Peterson2261891136.06
N Hussain (c)not out2349475046.93
Extras(b 8, lb 5)13
TOTAL(34 Ov, RR: 3.23, 136 Mts)110/1
Fall of wickets: 1-72 (Michael Vaughan, 21.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
SM Pollock73600.8500
M Ntini403809.5000
RJ Peterson1333312.5300
D Pretorius1062002.0000
MATCH DETAILS
Edgbaston, Birmingham
TossSouth Africa , elected to bat first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of England and Ireland
Player Of The Match
Graeme Smith
Series result5-match series level 0-0
Match numberTest no. 1651
Season2003
Match days24,25,26,27,28 July 2003 (5-day match)
Umpires
Srinivas Venkataraghavan
Daryl Harper
TV Umpire
Jeremy Lloyds
Match Referee
Ranjan Madugalle
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 24 Jul - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 398/1 (GC Smith 178*, G Kirsten 26*, 91 ov)
Fri, 25 Jul - day 2 - no play
Sat, 26 Jul - day 3 - England 1st innings 25/0 (ME Trescothick 17*, MP Vaughan 4*, 8 ov)
Sun, 27 Jul - day 4 - England 1st innings 374/7 (AF Giles 9*, 112.5 ov)
Mon, 28 Jul - day 5 - England 2nd innings 110/1 (34 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 5
  • GC Smith 50 in 78 mins off 50 balls, 5x4, 1x6
  • ME Trescothick 50 in 98 mins off 73 balls, 9x4
Day 4
  • MP Vaughan 50 in 168 mins off 108 balls, 9x4
  • MP Vaughan 100 in 262 mins off 169 balls, 15x4, 1x6
  • MP Vaughan 150 in 382 mins off 267 balls, 23x4, 1x6
Day 3
  • GC Smith 200 in 413 mins off 285 balls, 27x4
  • GC Smith 250 in 490 mins off 346 balls, 32x4
Day 2
  • Play abandoned for the day at 3.15pm
Day 1
  • HH Gibbs 50 in 141 mins off 96 balls, 9x4
  • GC Smith 50 in 154 mins off 115 balls, 9x4
  • HH Gibbs 100 in 194 mins off 138 balls, 18x4, 1x6
  • GC Smith 100 in 224 mins off 161 balls, 16x4
  • 1st wicket partnership record for South Africa against England passing the 260 set by B Mitchell and IJ Siedle in Cape Town 1930/31
  • HH Gibbs 150 in 243 mins off 188 balls, 26x4, 1x6
  • GC Smith 150 in 321 mins off 231 balls, 21x4
General
  • Scorers: DE Wainwright & RJ Orgill
  • 4th Umpire - JF Steele