3rd Test, Manchester, Jul 2-6 1998, South Africa tour of England
183 & 369/9 (171 ov)
Match drawn
Player Of The Match
South Africa
South Africa 1st Innings
G Kirsten c †Stewart b Fraser21052565024140.00
GFJ Liebenberg  b Gough1629333055.17
JH Kallis  b Gough13226635316049.62
DJ Cullinan  b Giles752342988032.05
WJ Cronje (c)not out691051284165.71
JN Rhodes c Cork b Gough1223341052.17
L Klusener not out1724511070.83
Extras(b 4, lb 10, nb 6, w 1)21
TOTAL(199.5 Ov, RR: 2.76)552/5d
Fall of wickets: 1-25 (Gerhardus Liebenberg, 8.6 ov), 2-263 (Jacques Kallis, 105.1 ov), 3-439 (Gary Kirsten, 169.2 ov), 4-457 (Daryll Cullinan, 178.3 ov), 5-490 (Jonty Rhodes, 187.4 ov)
D Gough37511633.1316
DG Cork35.5710903.0401
ARC Fraser35118712.4800
RDB Croft511410302.0100
AF Giles36710612.9400
MR Ramprakash501703.4000
England 1st Innings
NV Knight c †Boucher b Donald1117281064.70
MA Atherton c †Boucher b Ntini411201587034.16
N Hussain c †Boucher b Donald422310018.18
AJ Stewart (c) † b Kallis401121355035.71
MR Ramprakash c †Boucher b Adams301001361030.00
DG Cork c Cronje b Adams634471017.64
RDB Croft  b Ntini1127281040.74
GP Thorpe lbw b Adams067000.00
AF Giles not out1638451042.10
D Gough c Donald b Adams618261033.33
ARC Fraser  b Kallis014000.00
Extras(b 5, lb 12, nb 1)18
TOTAL(82.1 Ov, RR: 2.22)183
Fall of wickets: 1-26 (Nick Knight, 6.1 ov), 2-34 (Nasser Hussain, 14.3 ov), 3-94 (Mike Atherton, 40.2 ov), 4-108 (Alec Stewart, 49.6 ov), 5-136 (Dominic Cork, 61.1 ov), 6-155 (Robert Croft, 68.3 ov), 7-156 (Graham Thorpe, 69.6 ov), 8-161 (Mark Ramprakash, 73.5 ov), 9-179 (Darren Gough, 81.2 ov), 10-183 (Angus Fraser, 82.1 ov)
AA Donald1332822.1500
L Klusener1443702.6401
M Ntini1672821.7501
PR Adams31106342.0300
JH Kallis8.131021.2200
England 2nd Innings (following on)
NV Knight c †Boucher b Donald12022005.00
MA Atherton c Ntini b Kallis8928037113031.78
N Hussain  b Kallis524281020.83
AJ Stewart (c) †c Klusener b Donald16431741824051.73
MR Ramprakash lbw b Donald341491852022.81
GP Thorpe  b Donald037000.00
DG Cork  b Adams1670016.66
RDB Croft not out371251904029.60
AF Giles c sub (BM McMillan) b Donald11515006.66
D Gough c Kirsten b Donald1276750015.78
ARC Fraser not out01322000.00
Extras(b 20, lb 2, nb 2, w 1)25
TOTAL(171 Ov, RR: 2.15)369/9
Fall of wickets: 1-4 (Nick Knight, 4.6 ov), 2-11 (Nasser Hussain, 11.5 ov), 3-237 (Mike Atherton, 94.5 ov), 4-293 (Alec Stewart, 118.4 ov), 5-293 (Graham Thorpe, 120.1 ov), 6-296 (Dominic Cork, 121.5 ov), 7-323 (Mark Ramprakash, 141.2 ov), 8-329 (Ashley Giles, 145.1 ov), 9-367 (Darren Gough, 165.5 ov)
AA Donald40148862.2000
JH Kallis41197121.7311
M Ntini29116702.3101
PR Adams51229011.7600
L Klusener301505.0000
WJ Cronje631502.5000
DJ Cullinan10101.0000
Old Trafford, Manchester
TossSouth Africa , elected to bat first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of England
Player Of The Match
Jacques Kallis
Series resultSouth Africa led the 5-match series 1-0
Match numberTest no. 1420
Match days2,3,4,5,6 July 1998 (5-day match)
Test debut
Ashley Giles
Doug Cowie
Peter Willey
TV Umpire
David Constant
Match Referee
Javed Burki
Thu, 02 Jul - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 237/1 (G Kirsten 98*, JH Kallis 117*, 97 ov)
Fri, 03 Jul - day 2 - South Africa 1st innings 487/4 (WJ Cronje 27*, JN Rhodes 12*, 187 ov)
Sat, 04 Jul - day 3 - England 1st innings 162/8 (AF Giles 1*, D Gough 0*, 75 ov)
Sun, 05 Jul - day 4 - England 2nd innings 211/2 (MA Atherton 82*, AJ Stewart 115*, 81.2 ov)
Mon, 06 Jul - day 5 - England 2nd innings 369/9 (171 ov) - end of match
Day 5
  • Match finishes with the scores level
Day 3
  • South Africa make their highest score against England.
Day 2
  • South Africa set a new 2nd wicket partnership of 238 against England.
  • JH Kallis makes his highest test score, his previous best was 101.
  • G Kirsten makes his highest test score, his previous best of 133 was made at Calcutta in 1996, it is also the longest innings for a South African, the previous best was 9 hrs 35 mins by Jackie McGlew at Durban in 1958
  • Both Kallis and Kirsten have beaten the highest score by a South African at Old Trafford.
Day 1
  • SA 2nd wicket partnership equals the record for South Africa. Previously 212 by G Kirsten and DJ Cullinan vs India at Calcutta, 1996/97.
  • It is also a new record at Old Trafford. The previous record was 200 by IM Barrow and GA Headly for West Indies, 1933.