Result
5th Test, South Africa tour of England at Leeds, Aug 6-10 1998
230 & 240
(75 ov, target 219)
252 & 195
England won by 23 runs
Player Of The Match
England 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MA Butcher  b Pollock11625231918046.03
MA Atherton c Kallis b Ntini1650762032.00
N Hussain c †Boucher b Pollock945681020.00
AJ Stewart (c) †c Kallis b Donald1530503050.00
MR Ramprakash c †Boucher b Donald2162882033.87
GA Hick c Rhodes b Ntini22138009.52
A Flintoff c Liebenberg b Pollock032000.00
DG Cork not out2433484072.72
IDK Salisbury  b Ntini048000.00
D Gough c McMillan b Ntini27160028.57
ARC Fraser c Cullinan b Donald47190057.14
Extras(b 4, lb 5, nb 10, w 2)21
TOTAL(83.3 Ov, RR: 2.75)230
Fall of wickets: 1-45 (Mike Atherton, 17.4 ov), 2-83 (Nasser Hussain, 33.6 ov), 3-110 (Alec Stewart, 45.5 ov), 4-181 (Mark Ramprakash, 67.4 ov), 5-196 (Mark Butcher, 74.3 ov), 6-196 (Andrew Flintoff, 74.6 ov), 7-198 (Graeme Hick, 75.3 ov), 8-200 (Ian Salisbury, 77.1 ov), 9-213 (Darren Gough, 79.4 ov), 10-230 (Angus Fraser, 83.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
AA Donald20.364432.1410
SM Pollock2485132.1207
M Ntini2157243.4213
JH Kallis943003.3300
BM McMillan902402.6603
South Africa 1st Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
G Kirsten lbw b Fraser624261025.00
GFJ Liebenberg c Hick b Fraser2142612050.00
JH Kallis c Ramprakash b Cork401341777029.85
DJ Cullinan c †Stewart b Gough2729544093.10
WJ Cronje (c)lbw b Fraser571632359034.96
JN Rhodes c †Stewart b Gough3239374082.05
BM McMillan c Salisbury b Cork725351028.00
SM Pollock c Salisbury b Fraser3164841048.43
MV Boucher c Atherton b Gough616241037.50
AA Donald lbw b Fraser022000.00
M Ntini not out46101066.66
Extras(lb 20, nb 1)21
TOTAL(90.3 Ov, RR: 2.78)252
Fall of wickets: 1-17 (Gary Kirsten, 7.1 ov), 2-36 (Gerhardus Liebenberg, 15.4 ov), 3-83 (Daryll Cullinan, 28.2 ov), 4-120 (Jacques Kallis, 49.1 ov), 5-163 (Jonty Rhodes, 58.6 ov), 6-184 (Brian McMillan, 67.5 ov), 7-237 (Hansie Cronje, 85.2 ov), 8-242 (Shaun Pollock, 87.4 ov), 9-242 (Allan Donald, 87.6 ov), 10-252 (Mark Boucher, 90.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
D Gough24.375832.3600
ARC Fraser2594251.6800
DG Cork2137223.4200
A Flintoff813103.8700
IDK Salisbury30602.0000
MA Butcher942302.5501
England 2nd Innings
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
MA Butcher c McMillan b Pollock371081475034.25
MA Atherton lbw b Donald1450025.00
N Hussain c Cronje b Pollock9434142114027.56
AJ Stewart (c) †c †Boucher b Pollock35681037051.47
MR Ramprakash lbw b Pollock2575954033.33
IDK Salisbury c †Boucher b Pollock411211036.36
GA Hick c Kirsten b Donald1790014.28
A Flintoff c †Boucher b Donald054000.00
DG Cork c †Boucher b Donald1036572027.77
D Gough c Cullinan b Donald515231033.33
ARC Fraser not out1480025.00
Extras(b 14, lb 1, nb 10, w 2)27
TOTAL(110.2 Ov, RR: 2.17)240
Fall of wickets: 1-2 (Mike Atherton, 1.1 ov), 2-81 (Mark Butcher, 36.5 ov), 3-143 (Alec Stewart, 62.5 ov), 4-200 (Mark Ramprakash, 85.6 ov), 5-206 (Ian Salisbury, 91.2 ov), 6-207 (Graeme Hick, 94.1 ov), 7-207 (Andrew Flintoff, 94.6 ov), 8-229 (Nasser Hussain, 105.3 ov), 9-235 (Dominic Cork, 108.3 ov), 10-240 (Darren Gough, 110.2 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
SM Pollock35145351.5102
AA Donald29.297152.4211
BM McMillan1102202.0003
M Ntini1544302.8615
JH Kallis1563102.0610
DJ Cullinan10101.0001
WJ Cronje41401.0000
South Africa 2nd Innings (target: 219 runs)
BATSMEN RBM4s6sSR
G Kirsten c Atherton b Gough324320012.50
GFJ Liebenberg lbw b Gough615171040.00
JH Kallis lbw b Fraser315180020.00
DJ Cullinan lbw b Gough01329000.00
WJ Cronje (c)c †Stewart b Fraser069000.00
JN Rhodes c Flintoff b Gough8514721110157.82
BM McMillan c †Stewart b Cork541201498045.00
SM Pollock not out28741061037.83
MV Boucher lbw b Gough48210050.00
AA Donald c †Stewart b Fraser423290017.39
M Ntini lbw b Gough088000.00
Extras(lb 6, nb 2)8
TOTAL(75 Ov, RR: 2.6)195
Fall of wickets: 1-9 (Gerhardus Liebenberg, 4.4 ov), 2-12 (Gary Kirsten, 8.4 ov), 3-12 (Jacques Kallis, 9.2 ov), 4-12 (Hansie Cronje, 11.2 ov), 5-27 (Daryll Cullinan, 14.3 ov), 6-144 (Brian McMillan, 50.6 ov), 7-167 (Jonty Rhodes, 60.5 ov), 8-175 (Mark Boucher, 66.1 ov), 9-194 (Allan Donald, 73.1 ov), 10-195 (Makhaya Ntini, 74.6 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
D Gough2364261.8201
ARC Fraser2385032.1702
DG Cork1715012.9400
A Flintoff411303.2500
IDK Salisbury803404.2500
MATCH DETAILS
Headingley, Leeds
TossEngland , elected to bat first
SeriesSouth Africa tour of England
Player Of The Match
Mark Butcher
Player Of The Series
Mike Atherton
Allan Donald
Series resultEngland won the 5-match series 2-1
Match numberTest no. 1422
Season1998
Match days6,7,8,9,10 August 1998 (5-day match)
Umpires
Peter Willey
Javed Akhtar
TV Umpire
Ken Palmer
Match Referee
Ahmed Ebrahim
CLOSE OF PLAY
Thu, 06 Aug - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 9/0 (G Kirsten 4*, GFJ Liebenberg 5*, 4 ov)
Fri, 07 Aug - day 2 - England 2nd innings 2/0 (MA Butcher 0*, MA Atherton 1*, 1 ov)
Sat, 08 Aug - day 3 - England 2nd innings 206/4 (N Hussain 83*, IDK Salisbury 4*, 91 ov)
Sun, 09 Aug - day 4 - South Africa 2nd innings 185/8 (SM Pollock 24*, AA Donald 2*, 68 ov)
Mon, 10 Aug - day 5 - South Africa 2nd innings 195 (75 ov) - end of match
MATCH NOTES
Day 4
  • Darren Gough gets his 100th test wicket
  • Man of the Match adjudicator was Paul Allott Date-stamped : 10 Aug1998 - 18:26
Day 2
  • England dropped 4 catches, 3 in 23 balls. Cronje and Rhodes were each dropped twice, the culprits being Ramprakash, Hussain, Hick and Stewart.
  • Fraser's 3rd successive five wicket innings.
Day 1
  • Hansie Cronje breaks John Waite's test appearance record for South Africa.
  • Alan Donald sets a new South African record for most wickets in a series in England.
  • Mark Butcher scores his maiden test hundred.