2nd Test, Johannesburg, Nov 30 - Dec 4 1995, England tour of South Africa
332 & 346/9d
(165 ov, target 479)
200 & 351/5
Match drawn
Player Of The Match
South Africa 1st Innings
AC Hudson c Stewart b Cork02727000.00
G Kirsten c †Russell b Malcolm11024135116045.64
WJ Cronje (c)c †Russell b Cork3551756068.62
DJ Cullinan c †Russell b Hick6912816010053.90
JN Rhodes c †Russell b Cork514210035.71
BM McMillan lbw b Cork3570837050.00
DJ Richardson c †Russell b Malcolm031000.00
SM Pollock c Smith b Malcolm3345560073.33
CE Eksteen c †Russell b Cork1338581034.21
MW Pringle not out10102820100.00
AA Donald  b Malcolm035000.00
Extras(b 1, lb 14, nb 5, w 2)22
TOTAL(104 Ov, RR: 3.19)332
Fall of wickets: 1-3 (Andrew Hudson), 2-74 (Hansie Cronje), 3-211 (Daryll Cullinan), 4-221 (Jonty Rhodes), 5-260 (Gary Kirsten), 6-260 (David Richardson), 7-278 (Brian McMillan), 8-314 (Shaun Pollock), 9-331 (Clive Eksteen), 10-332 (Allan Donald)
DG Cork3278452.6203
DE Malcolm2256242.8100
ARC Fraser2056903.4501
D Gough1526404.2621
GA Hick1513812.5300
England 1st Innings
MA Atherton (c) b Donald914102064.28
AJ Stewart c Kirsten b Pringle451221618036.88
MR Ramprakash  b Donald435531011.42
GP Thorpe c Kirsten b Eksteen3453797064.15
GA Hick c & b Eksteen614171042.85
RA Smith c & b McMillan521091418147.70
RC Russell c Rhodes b Eksteen1223281052.17
DG Cork c Cullinan b Pollock838561021.05
D Gough c & b Pollock218210011.11
ARC Fraser lbw b Pollock01115000.00
DE Malcolm not out012000.00
Extras(b 6, lb 1, nb 21)28
TOTAL(68.3 Ov, RR: 2.91)200
Fall of wickets: 1-10 (Mike Atherton), 2-45 (Mark Ramprakash), 3-109 (Graham Thorpe), 4-116 (Alec Stewart), 5-125 (Graeme Hick), 6-147 (Jack Russell), 7-178 (Dominic Cork), 8-193 (Darren Gough), 9-200 (Angus Fraser), 10-200 (Robin Smith)
AA Donald1534923.2603
MW Pringle1744612.7007
SM Pollock1524432.9308
BM McMillan10.304214.0003
CE Eksteen1151231.0900
South Africa 2nd Innings
AC Hudson c †Russell b Fraser1735533048.57
G Kirsten c †Russell b Malcolm11923005.26
WJ Cronje (c)c †Russell b Cork48931655051.61
DJ Cullinan c Gough b Cork61889911069.31
JN Rhodes c †Russell b Fraser571341717042.53
BM McMillan not out1001682959359.52
DJ Richardson c Ramprakash b Malcolm2328423082.14
SM Pollock lbw b Cork523480021.73
CE Eksteen c †Russell b Cork214160014.28
MW Pringle c Hick b Fraser2970022.22
AA Donald not out923361039.13
Extras(b 5, lb 12, nb 3, w 1)21
TOTAL(104.3 Ov, RR: 3.31)346/9d
Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Gary Kirsten), 2-29 (Andrew Hudson), 3-116 (Daryll Cullinan), 4-145 (Hansie Cronje), 5-244 (Jonty Rhodes), 6-296 (David Richardson), 7-304 (Shaun Pollock), 8-311 (Clive Eksteen), 9-314 (Meyrick Pringle)
DG Cork31.367842.4701
DE Malcolm1326525.0000
ARC Fraser2968432.8901
D Gough1224804.0001
GA Hick1533502.3300
MR Ramprakash401904.7500
England 2nd Innings (target: 479 runs)
MA Atherton (c)not out18549264329037.60
AJ Stewart  b McMillan3876893050.00
MR Ramprakash  b McMillan021000.00
GP Thorpe lbw b Pringle17841172020.23
GA Hick c †Richardson b Donald417171023.52
RA Smith c Pollock b Donald441111308039.63
RC Russell not out292352743012.34
Extras(b 4, lb 7, nb 23)34
TOTAL(165 Ov, RR: 2.12)351/5
Fall of wickets: 1-75 (Alec Stewart), 2-75 (Mark Ramprakash), 3-134 (Graham Thorpe), 4-145 (Graeme Hick), 5-232 (Robin Smith)
AA Donald3599522.7101
MW Pringle2355212.2609
SM Pollock29116502.2403
BM McMillan2105022.3809
CE Eksteen52207601.4600
WJ Cronje31200.6600
G Kirsten22000.0000
The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg
TossEngland , elected to field first
SeriesEngland tour of South Africa
Player Of The Match
Jack Russell
Mike Atherton
Series result5-match series level 0-0
Match numberTest no. 1315
Match days30 November, 1,2,3,4 December 1995 (5-day match)
Karl Liebenberg
Darrell Hair
TV Umpire
Rudi Koertzen
Match Referee
Sir Clive Lloyd
Thu, 30 Nov - day 1 - South Africa 1st innings 278/7 (SM Pollock 7*)
Fri, 01 Dec - day 2 - South Africa 2nd innings 5/0 (AC Hudson 5*, G Kirsten 0*)
Sat, 02 Dec - day 3 - South Africa 2nd innings 296/6 (BM McMillan 76*, SM Pollock 0*)
Sun, 03 Dec - day 4 - England 2nd innings 167/4 (MA Atherton 82*, RA Smith 11*)
Mon, 04 Dec - day 5 - England 2nd innings 351/5 (165 ov) - end of match
Day 5
  • Atherton dropped on 99 by Kirsten
  • Atherton 100 in 215 balls, 384 mins, 15x4's
  • Atherton best Test score
  • Atherton highest score in a test at new Wanderers
  • Russell on 25* for 72 minutes
  • Atherton batted 10hr 43 min, Russell, 4 hrs 34 min
Day 4
  • Russell breaks test record for catches in game with 11
  • Stewart dropped by Cullinan on 37
Day 3
  • Cullinan 50 in 77 balls, 90 mins
  • 7.5 overs lost to bad light at end of day
Day 2
  • Stewart dropped by Pollock on 25
Day 1
  • Cullinan dropped by Russell at 51
  • Kirsten's maiden test 100
  • 3rd umpire consulted on run out at 240
  • Kirsten 110 241 balls 351min 16x4